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 BARRESI, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,238.12 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CLIFFORD J, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,237.90 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DERRICK A Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $45,237.85 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCOLINO, GAETANO F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,237.29 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, BARRY L Employer name Town of Ancram Amount $45,237.27 Date 09/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LU ANN P Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $45,237.15 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESKY, SHERI L Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $45,237.15 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASCO, STEPHANIE K Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $45,236.94 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, MICHAEL C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $45,236.83 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEHU, MERITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,236.66 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, ROBIN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,236.64 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, TRISHIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,236.57 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENREE, MEAGAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,236.53 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULGA, NATALIYA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,236.52 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOS, ANDREA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $45,235.99 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUIL, LENNY Y Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $45,235.95 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LIN A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $45,235.80 Date 08/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESTIN, MARIE P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,235.67 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCCIO, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,235.57 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEK, RANDY J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $45,235.53 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOMACK, NETTIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $45,235.23 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, KATHLEEN C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $45,235.17 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTENTO, TIMOTHY T Employer name City of Cortland Amount $45,234.74 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, ERICK M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $45,234.66 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN K Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $45,233.76 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDMER, DONALD W Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $45,233.62 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVAGLIANO, VINCENT C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $45,233.45 Date 10/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, MARY ELLEN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $45,233.35 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, GERALD, JR Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $45,233.08 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SARA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $45,232.83 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, NICOLE Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,232.80 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JENILEE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,232.73 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOFF, MADELINE R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $45,232.65 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUZAT, REGINA M Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $45,232.64 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CRISTIAN Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $45,232.60 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, JAMES D Employer name Oswego Port Authority Amount $45,232.55 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, NICOLE M Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $45,232.28 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, MARILYN J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $45,232.14 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON-PARENT, ETHEL C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $45,232.08 Date 09/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BRIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,232.04 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,231.92 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARIA R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,231.88 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $45,231.80 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKEY, KRISTA M Employer name Town of Owego Fire District Amount $45,231.50 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MELISSA L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $45,231.48 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, EDWARD L Employer name Oriskany CSD Amount $45,231.39 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, LINDA G Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $45,231.23 Date 11/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, DEREK S Employer name Town of West Bloomfield Amount $45,231.21 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONK, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $45,231.18 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMRAH-POLADIAN, LARA A, MRS Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $45,231.18 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN, DOUGLAS S Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $45,231.14 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRACHER, KATE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,231.03 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, PATRICK K, II Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,230.96 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGAN, CAMERON Z Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $45,230.93 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TU, MARTINA Employer name City of Middletown Amount $45,230.90 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREIDEL, DAVID M Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $45,230.77 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GINELA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,230.59 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, KIMBERLY R Employer name Fulton County Amount $45,230.39 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBEK, DANIEL J Employer name City of Olean Amount $45,230.21 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHEN H, JR Employer name Columbia County Amount $45,230.06 Date 08/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWIE, STEVEN S, SR Employer name City of Troy Amount $45,230.02 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $45,229.88 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TRACI A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $45,229.72 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JAMES H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,229.41 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CURT L Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $45,229.01 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, BRIAN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,229.00 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMBALI, KHEMWATIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,228.96 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, SARAH J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $45,228.89 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHALDE, ADRIAN F Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,228.63 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Ulster County Amount $45,228.40 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, LIJA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $45,228.21 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, KAREN M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $45,228.12 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Amount $45,227.96 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, PHILIP Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $45,227.87 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, RICHARD J Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $45,227.87 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, TONI J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,227.79 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, BENJAMIN P Employer name Broome County Amount $45,227.67 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGAN, DOLORES M Employer name Washington County Amount $45,227.24 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $45,227.22 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, JOSEPH L Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,226.85 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINCOE, MARIO S Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,226.39 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, DUSTIN W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $45,226.26 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMMELREICH, RYAN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,226.21 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC NABB, BILLIE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $45,226.09 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $45,225.68 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, PATRICIA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $45,225.67 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, GAIL A Employer name Avon CSD Amount $45,225.57 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, KELVIN A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,225.54 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTIMER, DARLENE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $45,225.09 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASAMI, LAURA A Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $45,225.00 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, KATHRYN A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,224.71 Date 08/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKDEBRUN, CHAD A Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,224.57 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIATTO, ANTONIO Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,224.50 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, KRISTINE F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,224.47 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINAS, MARTINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,224.34 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVELLI, KATHY J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $45,224.33 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODNIAK, MARGARET M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $45,224.33 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADESCA, ELUCIENNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,224.16 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLING, KIMBERLY Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $45,223.98 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, JUNIOR ANTHONY Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $45,223.69 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System