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 JAMES, ANIL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $45,269.29 Date 10/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, WILLIAM P Employer name Westport CSD Amount $45,269.18 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MARIE A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $45,269.12 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ELIZABETH C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,268.94 Date 09/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNEH, MIMMO M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,268.84 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, MARCIA MM Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $45,268.83 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PENNY A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,268.54 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, ANTHONY W Employer name Steuben County Amount $45,268.37 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHMAN, PETER A C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,268.35 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, CATHERINE L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,268.23 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDO, DONNA MARIE G Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,268.17 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, CASANDRA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $45,268.09 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTS, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Root Amount $45,268.03 Date 07/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, EBONY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,268.01 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMUSA, PETER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,267.99 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN W Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $45,267.93 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, ERIC J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,267.87 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPEPI, CARMELLA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,267.45 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAVARO, MAUREEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,267.44 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHELE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,267.41 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECK, BARBARA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,267.29 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERANZA, JOANNE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $45,266.35 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, DARREL J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,266.35 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONNA, CHERYL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $45,266.23 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,265.93 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, SHARON L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,265.82 Date 03/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, EUGENE F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $45,265.74 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, CHRISTINE Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $45,265.71 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, MEGHAN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,265.49 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, CHERYL D Employer name Erie County Amount $45,265.28 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON-DAY, DONALD J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $45,265.25 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, DEBORAH J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $45,265.23 Date 09/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENDER, SARAH E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,265.15 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, DANIEL W Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $45,264.64 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, MARINA L Employer name Charter School Applied Tech Amount $45,264.51 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICHAK, SUZANNE E Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $45,264.37 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESS, TINA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,264.27 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITALL, TIMOTHY W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,264.24 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGIO, MARY ANN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $45,263.92 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPCHICK, KENNETH R Employer name Washington County Amount $45,263.85 Date 10/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOY L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $45,263.41 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOVITZ, MICHELLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,263.19 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ADAM J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $45,262.90 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, MICHAEL H Employer name Greene County Amount $45,262.83 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCOURT, DANIEL A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,262.66 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, GREGORY S Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,262.62 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, ELLEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $45,262.54 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,262.51 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSER, JUSTIN C Employer name Town of Clay Amount $45,262.22 Date 01/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ANDREA M Employer name Erie County Amount $45,262.19 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMPER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $45,262.10 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-SHEPHERD, RHONDA D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,262.07 Date 12/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CATHERINE B Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $45,261.98 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, KATHERINE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,261.30 Date 08/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCHKE, JULIA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $45,261.14 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, CHARLENE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,261.12 Date 02/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, MARY K Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,260.80 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDLER, GEARY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,260.74 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, NICHOLAS N Employer name Town of Victory Amount $45,260.71 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, STEPHEN M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $45,260.69 Date 12/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $45,260.33 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, CATHLEEN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $45,260.28 Date 10/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SHERHONDA R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,259.93 Date 07/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,259.92 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, TERESA C Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $45,259.92 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SHEILA J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,259.92 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BEVERLY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $45,259.90 Date 03/03/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, VALERIE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,259.75 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTER, LORI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,259.74 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNKES, MICHAEL K Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $45,259.36 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIA, MELISSA M Employer name Albany County Amount $45,259.36 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, ROBERT R Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $45,259.07 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSSON, EDWARD O, III Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,259.04 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, RONALD D, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,258.88 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAN, CHUNLIU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,258.67 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, MAUREEN Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,258.62 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TISHA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $45,258.56 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, GUSTAVO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $45,258.43 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, VINCENZO, JR Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $45,258.43 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLERODE, NANCY V Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $45,258.35 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARA, HEIDI A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $45,258.33 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETZ, BRIAN M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $45,258.16 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LI, YANG Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $45,258.00 Date 11/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, MEI Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $45,257.97 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, PAMELA R Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $45,257.84 Date 09/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRIAN P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $45,257.55 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUERTZ, ESLEY Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,257.55 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUADRA, TERESA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,257.51 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, LORI S Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $45,257.01 Date 12/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JOHN H, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $45,256.93 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, MARILYN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,256.83 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, CHARLES T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,256.61 Date 03/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYDINGS, BRENDAN J Employer name Genesee Val Reg Mark Authority Amount $45,256.52 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESI, DOMINICK V Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $45,256.30 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELKE, WENDY R Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $45,256.18 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAULETTE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,256.17 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MICHELE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $45,256.06 Date 11/09/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIZZARO, LAWRENCE P Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $45,255.89 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,255.80 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, BARBARA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $45,255.46 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System