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 RAGANO, JOHN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,328.50 Date 10/29/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, JANET L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,328.33 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JOHN H Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $45,328.21 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, LAURIE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,328.09 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, JILL M Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $45,328.02 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSE A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $45,327.95 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUPE, SHELLI M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $45,327.91 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLETANO, VINCENT P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $45,327.82 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-JACKSON, JEANETTA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,327.73 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCARLO, LINDA D Employer name Village of Angola Amount $45,327.60 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, DIANA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,327.37 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CATHERINE S Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,327.31 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, RITA M Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $45,326.82 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, CORY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,326.81 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHARBOROUGH, JOHN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,326.56 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUKUS L Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $45,326.34 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, MILAGROS Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,326.22 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, ERIC R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $45,326.13 Date 02/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNETT, PENNY C Employer name Genesee Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $45,325.86 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOREST, SHARON L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,325.83 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGETZ, DARLENE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,325.59 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JEFFREY D Employer name Orleans County Amount $45,325.56 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARONSKI, PRZEMYSLAW J Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $45,325.41 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KELLY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,325.24 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, DENISE Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $45,324.84 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KATHERINE B Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $45,324.81 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $45,324.38 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGH, DAVID L, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,324.36 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN-GILLESPIE, RENEE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,324.27 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ELAINE J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $45,324.03 Date 04/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, JACQUELINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,324.03 Date 10/19/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDERINGHAM, GLORIA Employer name Education Department Amount $45,324.03 Date 05/13/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ESTEBANIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,324.03 Date 09/25/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHNER, SHARON P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,324.03 Date 04/18/1961 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, CAROLYN S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,324.03 Date 03/18/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, EDNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,324.03 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DEANNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,324.03 Date 04/15/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LYNDA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,324.03 Date 05/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, EVADNEY O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,324.03 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EVELYN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,324.03 Date 07/14/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DENISE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 04/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, BARBARA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 12/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, STEVEN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 12/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAEZ, LAURA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 12/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, ARNETHER L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 02/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, DENISE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 11/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, ETHEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 06/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, PANDORA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,324.03 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $45,324.03 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DIANNE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $45,324.03 Date 08/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DORIS Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,324.03 Date 06/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER, LYNN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,323.92 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, RYAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,323.82 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $45,323.80 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEN, AMY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,323.62 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, HELENA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $45,323.50 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LORRAINE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $45,323.50 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, KERRIE A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $45,323.50 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKART, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $45,323.47 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALOP, NAKIA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,323.20 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, NICHOLAS J Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,323.06 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,322.99 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RHONDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $45,322.91 Date 10/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER-PRITCHARD, KAREN L Employer name Village of Malone Amount $45,322.62 Date 09/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIBAL, NECKEL C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,322.51 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURSTER, THOMAS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $45,322.44 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DEAN S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,322.32 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SHERYL L Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,322.24 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, MARIA A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $45,322.24 Date 07/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKMEZ, JESSICA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $45,322.13 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGNARALE, KIMBERLEY J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $45,322.07 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CAITLIN M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $45,321.80 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, MARY ANN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,321.74 Date 03/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTTA, KEVIN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,321.69 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTHEIS, ANTHONY H, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,321.50 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,321.33 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCENA, RIO Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $45,321.22 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LISA M Employer name Islip Commun Develop Agcy Amount $45,321.18 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOVANO, JOANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,321.07 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETOFF, SUZANNE E Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $45,320.61 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIBEL-MC CULLAGH, KAREN A Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $45,320.56 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICHOLAS C Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $45,320.44 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERMEIER, SUSAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,320.40 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVEIRO, DONNA L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $45,320.28 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CRAIG A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,320.19 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JULIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,320.08 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVUZZO, ANTHONY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,320.03 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, KATIE A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $45,320.00 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESZYNSKI, BOZENA Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $45,320.00 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, BRIAN T, SR Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $45,319.86 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRUDY E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,319.37 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALICK, CRAIG A Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,319.34 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, BRIAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,319.32 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, BRANDEN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $45,319.25 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAK, JAMES C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $45,319.22 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VRANKEN, TRACEY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,319.10 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, CODY J L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,318.85 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORST, BRYON F Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,318.59 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of Albany Amount $45,318.53 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Jasper Amount $45,318.43 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System