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 RIVERA, MARIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,415.28 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYDLOWSKI, DEBORAH K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,414.83 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIANO, HOWARD B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,414.68 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAL, HENRY L Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $45,414.63 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANA, JANIS L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,414.56 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JULIE B Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,414.55 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON K Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,414.52 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEISTER, CHRISTINE U Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $45,414.49 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CORRINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $45,414.48 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOZNACK, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,414.26 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDENBURG, BETH A, MRS Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,414.13 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, KEVIN S Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $45,414.10 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, AMANDA M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $45,413.84 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERANEK, DALE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,413.72 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $45,413.57 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITHE, ANDREW D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,413.49 Date 01/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $45,413.38 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $45,413.35 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, ESTHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,413.16 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIURZYNSKI, DONNA M Employer name Akron CSD Amount $45,413.13 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, MAUREEN P Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $45,413.07 Date 07/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIER, PATRICIA E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,412.62 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, ELLEN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $45,412.61 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSE, PHILLIP M Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $45,412.47 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINIERO, WILLIAM D Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,412.45 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, ANTHONY W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,412.40 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LORA L Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $45,412.25 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEARING, NOYVADA Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $45,412.24 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINI, JOANNE M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $45,412.09 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MICHAEL Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,411.92 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JOHN J, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $45,411.44 Date 03/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, RAYMOND M Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $45,410.81 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, GABRIELA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $45,410.22 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZO, SUSAN MARIE Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $45,410.08 Date 01/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRRANTELLO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $45,410.05 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, ALISON M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,410.01 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNIN, NATALIE J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,409.88 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DENISE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $45,409.64 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, JEAN BERNARD YOURY Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,409.63 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROBERT B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,409.28 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, HEATHER M Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $45,409.25 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TYRONE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,408.84 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNERMAN, JOHN R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $45,408.80 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKES-DAMICO, STEPHANIE Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,408.37 Date 09/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, PATRICIA M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $45,408.27 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ALICE ANNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,408.26 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CHERYL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,407.86 Date 04/07/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, REGINA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,407.81 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATRANIS, CATHARINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,407.56 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, DANIEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,407.56 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGANELLO, MERRIE R Employer name Niagara County Amount $45,407.52 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, EILEEN C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $45,407.51 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,407.20 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERALTA, RAMONA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,407.03 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLEEN, VANESSA M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,406.89 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,406.82 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALEYA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,406.56 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, EUGENE R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,406.55 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIETRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,405.99 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZI, MARGARET I Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,405.97 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JERRELL W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,405.93 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, CAMILLE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $45,405.82 Date 04/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHEMIN, ALLISON M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $45,405.79 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,405.70 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, LACIE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $45,405.69 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JULIE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,405.33 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEMAN, NATALIE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,404.90 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNESS, DAPHNE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,404.83 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LISA E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $45,404.67 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUZZI, SILUIO J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $45,404.54 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $45,404.41 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEA, ROBERT A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $45,404.35 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOVA, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $45,404.26 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CAROLINE M Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $45,404.14 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJKOSKI-MARENTES, LINDA M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $45,404.09 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, ANDREW D Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $45,404.05 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JENELLE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,403.97 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, BRYAN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,403.56 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JOHN J Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $45,403.49 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $45,403.31 Date 05/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYKES, SAMANTHA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,403.28 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, BRIAN L Employer name Town of Gouverneur Amount $45,403.08 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $45,402.98 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,402.96 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GREGORY W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $45,402.84 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SHIRLEY R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $45,402.64 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, MAUREEN M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $45,402.51 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALTIERI, BOBBY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $45,402.33 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, DONALD G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,402.09 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLENT, JOSHUA M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $45,401.80 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,401.73 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIA, CARMELA Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $45,401.40 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMES, KENNETH W Employer name Afton CSD Amount $45,401.14 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DEBRA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,401.13 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEROY Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,400.94 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SEAN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,400.82 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, DAVID F Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,400.67 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLON, EDWARD J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $45,400.67 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSATO, AMY C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $45,400.58 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CRYSTAL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,400.42 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System