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 GIFFORD, KAREN J Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $45,188.76 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIA PIANO, MARK W Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $45,188.62 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, JAMES A, JR Employer name Town of North East Amount $45,188.21 Date 12/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRAN, TOATRAI Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $45,188.16 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUILLESSEAUX-GRUBE, JACQUELYN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $45,188.12 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, JENNIFER C Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $45,188.12 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, BARBARA A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $45,188.10 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHWELL, CHRISTIANA D Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $45,188.10 Date 06/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCUTT, DAVID A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $45,188.10 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DEBRA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,188.03 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRIAN G Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $45,187.87 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, LON W Employer name Town of Amboy Amount $45,187.84 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTE, MARGARET Employer name Wayne County Amount $45,187.54 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, ELYSSE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,187.42 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, LEWELLYN C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,187.08 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NILDA Employer name Department of Law Amount $45,187.07 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOD, LEONARD G, SR Employer name Town of Stratford Amount $45,187.05 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, DEBRA A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $45,187.05 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, MICHELLE E Employer name Ausable Valley CSD Amount $45,187.00 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ASHLEY K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,186.82 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFER, DIANE G Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $45,186.62 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANI, MARIO Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $45,186.50 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANI, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome County Amount $45,186.44 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLACE, PIERRE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $45,186.16 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, DANIELLE M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $45,185.90 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGLER, KURT M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,185.82 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, DALE F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $45,185.79 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACNAUGHTON, JOYLYNN J Employer name Tioga County Amount $45,185.77 Date 01/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LYNN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,185.68 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFEE, MARK A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $45,185.50 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADFORD, JUSTIN W Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $45,185.12 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, ANNA N Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $45,184.71 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOCOVELLO, ANGELA Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $45,184.62 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $45,184.62 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBER, PHILIP J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,184.56 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYE, JESSICA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,184.39 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,184.38 Date 06/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ABBY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,184.10 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TESHIA H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,183.87 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNAN, STACEY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,183.85 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, SOPHIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,183.83 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAISS, KEVIN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,183.73 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBRAUN, LAURA E Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $45,183.72 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTICE, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $45,183.36 Date 08/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, REBECCA S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,183.35 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ANDREW J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,183.23 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JASON D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $45,183.19 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILHELMINA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,183.16 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, CHARLES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,183.14 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCH, EVAN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,183.12 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORISEY, RAYMOND P Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $45,183.11 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, PAUL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,183.03 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCHMAN, MELEANA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $45,182.92 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, JUDITH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $45,182.77 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, ROGER W Employer name Town of Hamden Amount $45,182.76 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIERSDORFER, HEIDI E Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $45,182.74 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, KEVIN Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $45,182.71 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, KEVIN J Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,182.70 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLI, JOYCE A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $45,182.62 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRYAN J Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,182.42 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TICE, NINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,182.24 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWINSKI, NICHOLAS G Employer name Erie County Amount $45,182.23 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOWDEN, SYNEITA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,182.12 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, SANDRA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $45,182.12 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, CHRISTINA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $45,182.10 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, DEBRA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,182.00 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, ROBERT D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,181.89 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, BESSIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,181.86 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEREK, BRENDA S Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $45,181.81 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEY, SUSAN G Employer name Clinton County Amount $45,181.54 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETMORE, GLORIA J Employer name Town of Clay Amount $45,181.38 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUNWHITE, KRISTI Employer name Monroe County Amount $45,181.11 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAINO, ANNETTE M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $45,180.50 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANGPO, PETER Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $45,180.46 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,180.44 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLER, VIRGINIA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $45,180.30 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMETER, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $45,180.24 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, MARSHA W Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $45,180.13 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTER, MARLEY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,180.09 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEIGH, EMMA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,180.08 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RENEE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,179.79 Date 03/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, CASSANDRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,179.77 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIER, WENDY L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $45,179.61 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $45,179.51 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DONANN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, SHANNON Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHER, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCO, KATHRYN F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIUDICE, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMAN, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 09/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, SANTA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CAROL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURICK, DOROTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUS, SAMANTHA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLODYNIA, CYNTHIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, WANDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System