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 PALERMO, DENISE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSINI, DOROTHY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASKA, GAIL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, REGINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIZOL, MARYANNE V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNI, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ELIZABETH T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITO, JENNIFER D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,179.30 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, PATRICK D Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,179.14 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, FATIMA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $45,178.99 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERCIO, PETER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,178.93 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORONEY, BECKY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,178.91 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KRISTIN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,178.62 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, ANDREW B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,178.50 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Newark CSD Amount $45,178.50 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MICHAEL A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $45,178.48 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, CAROL S Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,178.46 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACILOWSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,178.37 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDOLIVA, MELISA A Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,178.16 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHIER, PAULA RACHEL Employer name Crandall Library Amount $45,178.14 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON-GENOVESE, LYNDA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,177.94 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, DIANE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,177.68 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, RICHARD L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,177.64 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACSEK, ALLAN R Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $45,177.59 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOVINARD, ANDREW E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $45,177.38 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, OLIMPIA C Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $45,177.19 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Sheridan Amount $45,177.01 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DONALD F Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $45,176.93 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZ, JAMES D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $45,176.89 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, ROXANNE O Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,176.40 Date 06/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGINSKI, DANIEL B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,176.31 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DANIEL T Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $45,176.18 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, THOMAS M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,176.05 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, JENNIFER L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,175.20 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGROSKIN, ANATOLIY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $45,175.17 Date 07/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPINOS, JENNIFER R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $45,174.99 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGERFIELD, MAX T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,174.89 Date 06/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, SHAQUANIA S Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $45,174.72 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGIO, CARMEN W Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $45,174.62 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRAVIS W Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $45,174.23 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, THOMAS A Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,174.07 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JENNIFER J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $45,174.01 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, BRANDY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $45,173.92 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $45,173.62 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, CHERYL L Employer name Canton Housing Authority Amount $45,173.49 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, LAUREN E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $45,173.29 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDER, MICHELE Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $45,173.25 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHAM, TONI M Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $45,173.20 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, GREGORY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $45,173.15 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEYGER, GALINA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $45,173.05 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, VINCENT T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $45,173.04 Date 10/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MORENA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,172.89 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MARK A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $45,172.22 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Heuvelton Amount $45,172.16 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VALERIE J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $45,171.84 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $45,171.60 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JACQUELINE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $45,171.31 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KEVIN G Employer name Town of Addison Amount $45,171.25 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,170.98 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISOLA, JOHN A Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $45,170.83 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOEHRMANN, JAMES H Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $45,170.55 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,170.55 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, STEPHEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,170.11 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVUOTO, JAIME R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $45,169.98 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGADIN, JAGNARAIN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $45,169.55 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLUSKY, ERIKA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,169.43 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENK, TERESA Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $45,169.37 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JONATHAN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $45,169.33 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MEGAN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $45,169.10 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, CALVIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,168.40 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAREN M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $45,168.30 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, EILEEN A Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $45,168.14 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLING, DI-YAISHA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $45,167.46 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, CHRISTIE M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,167.34 Date 09/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, SIMON V Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $45,167.28 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANIELLO, MICHAEL F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $45,167.17 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BERNADETTE Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,167.13 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ANDREA R Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $45,167.07 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, JOHN C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,166.93 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $45,166.80 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, ROBERT M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $45,166.73 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JULIA H Employer name Westchester County Amount $45,166.72 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJEWSKI, MELISSA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,166.69 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, TAYLOR W Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $45,166.61 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKSON, THERESA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $45,166.58 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, JUDY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $45,166.48 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, CAROL V Employer name Saratoga County Amount $45,166.46 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, LORRAINE D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $45,166.40 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $45,165.84 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, OLIVE O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,165.38 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTON-HARDEMAN, COURTENAYE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,165.34 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MARILYN H Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,165.19 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, JAMES X Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,165.19 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, ALLEN G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,165.19 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JANET Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $45,165.19 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, MYRIAM Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $45,165.15 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, ELIZABETH M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $45,164.74 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIZZI, FRANCES J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $45,164.69 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, VITO M Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $45,164.64 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPO, MARIE B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,164.57 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System