What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name GARCIA, JOSE R Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,493.57 Date 08/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARDEEN, BETTY R Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,493.39 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTHNER, PAUL D Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,493.26 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWSKI, THERESA C Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $45,493.14 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, BRUCE A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,492.74 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADELLO, MONIKA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,492.65 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, DELIA I Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,492.20 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD-NOLAN, MICHELLE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,492.10 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKAS, DAVID E Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,492.02 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGNER, TRISTAN F Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $45,491.79 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRILL, MICHELE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,491.64 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ATEER, SHARON A Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,491.32 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASZINGER, MATTHEW J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,491.30 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRON, KARIN M Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,491.26 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TREESE, GERALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,491.24 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBERO, NEFTALI Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $45,491.12 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, CELINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,490.91 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, SAMANTHA V Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $45,490.12 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, DEBORAH A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $45,489.83 Date 06/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULL, KRISTEN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,489.78 Date 12/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SEAN P Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $45,489.61 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, AARON D Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $45,489.28 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICKOLAS T Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $45,489.26 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Tuxedo Amount $45,489.03 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, MELISSA BELL Employer name Altmar-Parish-Williamstown CSD Amount $45,489.02 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ROBERT T, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $45,488.58 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KYLE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,488.46 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, ALEXANDER, IV Employer name Village of Flower Hill Amount $45,487.99 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAKIEWICZ, DAVID P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $45,487.94 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, LILIAN Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $45,487.82 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, DIANE W Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $45,487.81 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JUSTIN R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,487.78 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANSWICK, ERIC A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,487.67 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, SUSAN E Employer name City of Fulton Amount $45,487.61 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON-WILLIAMS, KEITH Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,487.58 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIKOROSTOVA, NATALIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,487.07 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, ANGELA Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $45,487.04 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, NICHOLE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,486.87 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, ANNETTE M Employer name Broome County Amount $45,486.81 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDON, LORRAINE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $45,486.74 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JASON R Employer name Albany Port District Commiss Amount $45,486.70 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,486.37 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, JULIE A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,486.34 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANTHONY J Employer name Long Lake CSD Amount $45,486.14 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SYLVIA Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $45,485.91 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, FARAHDJINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,485.85 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKLEMBA, CAROLE D Employer name Town of Barker Amount $45,485.67 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOSKY, RICHARD P Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $45,485.67 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONE, DAVID M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $45,485.59 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALLORY S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,485.26 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, KENDRA O Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,485.14 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TRAVIS R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,484.97 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, STEPHEN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,484.94 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFFER, GLEN A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $45,484.94 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRYAN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $45,484.89 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BARBARA J Employer name Warren County Amount $45,484.85 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODIE, MICHAEL Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,484.52 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMARIJA, LISA M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,484.48 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TRACY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,484.40 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIES, KATHLEEN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,484.21 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, CHAD M Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $45,484.16 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFREITAS, KENNETH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $45,483.90 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,483.89 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTUNG, PATRICK L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,483.80 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAN, DANIEL D Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $45,483.66 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARR, DENISE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,483.20 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, PAUL G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,482.93 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, WILLIAM C Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $45,482.86 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICH, MARCIA L Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $45,482.75 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDIE, TED G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,482.60 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, CARLOS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,482.55 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURENA, MICHAEL D Employer name Albany County Amount $45,482.40 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSCHUK, EDWARD J Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $45,482.39 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNER, ALECIA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,482.27 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGO, GRISEL Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $45,482.14 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPLOEG, CHERYL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,482.09 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULGAY, WAYNE S Employer name Town of Laurens Amount $45,482.09 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARIA H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,482.08 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PAUL G Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,482.04 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, VALERIE Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $45,481.71 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SANDRA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,481.62 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, PETER E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $45,481.45 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FUENTE, INES M Employer name Orange County Amount $45,481.32 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERMAGGIO, CARMELLA F Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $45,481.30 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, BRENT C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,480.94 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSETT, KURT R Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $45,480.74 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, YOVANY A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,480.64 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANAND, DAVANGERE P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,480.29 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, BARNETT S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,480.29 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREAULT, SAMUEL D Employer name Warren County Amount $45,480.17 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, REGINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $45,480.01 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDERSON, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $45,479.99 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KEITH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,479.99 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, HENRY E Employer name Putnam County Amount $45,479.88 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULINO, RUBEN Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,479.71 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, TIMOTHY S Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $45,479.65 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, DIANE I Employer name Town of Ashland Amount $45,479.50 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LORI A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,479.47 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, MICHAEL R Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,479.18 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, HOZAN N Employer name Broome County Amount $45,478.65 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System