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 PLOCINSKI, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $45,359.66 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,359.55 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ARTHUR E Employer name Town of Poestenkill Amount $45,358.96 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, CHERYL L Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,358.76 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLOWICZ, JACOB Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,358.64 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, CIRILO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,358.58 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, EBONY N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,358.35 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, HOPE E Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $45,358.25 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, DESIREE A Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $45,358.24 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEFFREY C Employer name Town of Henderson Amount $45,358.10 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, KATHY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,358.02 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MAUREEN H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,357.95 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARITOS, THERESE F Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,357.85 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGMAN, JESSICA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $45,357.71 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENOSKI, RILEY C Employer name Ontario County Amount $45,357.71 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, MICHELLE L Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $45,357.54 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NANCY K Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $45,357.25 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOMAN, ABDULSALAM K Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $45,357.18 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPF, KATHRYN J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $45,357.15 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, COLLEEN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,356.74 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGHAM, ANGELICA K Employer name Victor CSD Amount $45,356.74 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMILLERI, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,356.20 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERRIS, MELISSA A Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $45,356.04 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, RICHARD A Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,355.98 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDINA, MIRIAM Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,355.71 Date 12/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POQUETTE, BRENT J Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,355.34 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMMARINO, DANIEL S Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $45,355.26 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, SHAUN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,355.10 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, GAVEN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,354.99 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OUTCAULT, ANDREW J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,354.89 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMANN, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,354.83 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUM, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $45,354.63 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, AUBREY M Employer name Madison County Amount $45,354.56 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARK W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,354.48 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALAR, TINA M Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,354.47 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, PATRICK M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,354.43 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKULLAKU, ELIVERTA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,354.02 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROPELO, WILLIAM Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $45,353.97 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUGHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,353.58 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEYHAN, DAVID E Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,353.54 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARGARET D Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $45,353.52 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRO, FRANK H Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,353.50 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRY A, II Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $45,353.26 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTS, KATHLEEN R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,353.24 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKERT, KATHERINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,353.20 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOARD, EMILIA J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $45,353.19 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHAMUS, JAMES A, JR Employer name Binghamton Housing Authority Amount $45,353.17 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,353.02 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FILIPPO, ROSEMARY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,352.67 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRASCIK, SUSAN L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $45,352.60 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEED, ALICE C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,352.48 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, LEE T Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,352.43 Date 03/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUREN, JUSTIN P Employer name City of Batavia Amount $45,352.41 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, ROSA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,352.31 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JERRY R Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,352.28 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODEKOR, DONNA L Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $45,352.00 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIO, FRANK A, JR Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $45,351.99 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, ANITA C Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $45,351.96 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, BOBBI JO Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,351.82 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, TODD W Employer name Village of Altamont Amount $45,351.80 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,351.65 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GABRIELLE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,351.65 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, PATRICIA L Employer name Village of Altamont Amount $45,351.54 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSLINGER, HERBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $45,351.43 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCO, JAMES F Employer name Herkimer County Amount $45,351.12 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORLEY, DIANA J Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $45,350.94 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, MARY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,350.86 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANENBERG, ERIC A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $45,350.57 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, ENTHROSE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $45,350.32 Date 06/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, REGINA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,350.22 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, DALE H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,350.02 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRIVASTAVA, MALAYA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,350.00 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, LORRAINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,349.49 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBEE, KAREN M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,349.30 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUAMAH, ESTHER Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $45,349.22 Date 06/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRETE, DALILA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,348.64 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDURA, MARIA I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,348.60 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUSEN, MARGARET A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,348.55 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, WILLIAM D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,348.49 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, GABRIEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,348.06 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RICKY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $45,347.34 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLION, MATTHEW J Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,347.02 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $45,347.01 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARCO A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,346.95 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, GORDON W Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,346.85 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, SELINA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,346.82 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSTETT, STEPHEN Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $45,346.50 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GUARDIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $45,346.42 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, MARK W Employer name Town of Hume Amount $45,346.31 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, LOREN S, JR Employer name Town of Knox Amount $45,346.30 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,346.18 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVES, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $45,345.50 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN P Employer name Keene CSD Amount $45,345.39 Date 07/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, GEOFFREY W Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $45,345.28 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, MICHELE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,345.15 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MELISSA E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $45,344.91 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBITZ, MADALYNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,344.73 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, LINDSAY M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,344.58 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AARON B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,344.50 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENARO, JAMES M Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $45,344.50 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System