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 WANTKE, WILLIAM J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $44,825.36 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLASIO, ARMANDO R Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $44,825.24 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURMER, AARON K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $44,825.21 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CAROL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,824.96 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX-GROAT, KATHY E Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,824.75 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGLER, REGINALD A Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $44,824.64 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GIRI D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $44,824.42 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $44,823.60 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIEL, NELSON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,823.25 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,823.25 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, MELISSA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,823.14 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, SHEILA A Employer name North Warren CSD Amount $44,822.95 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHERALLE, JONATHAN D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $44,822.74 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DEBORAH J Employer name Ontario County Amount $44,822.66 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, BARBARA L Employer name Tioga County Amount $44,822.66 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DEBRA A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $44,822.65 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, JAMES M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,822.26 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, MAUREEN Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $44,822.17 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, STEPHEN V Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $44,821.97 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GRAINNE M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $44,821.92 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, ADAM P Employer name Town of Milo Amount $44,821.88 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CAROL E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $44,821.73 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANILENKO, WALTER Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,821.66 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONINE, SUSAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,821.46 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Montour Amount $44,821.20 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,821.19 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, CATHERINE A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $44,821.10 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, NICOLE E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,821.05 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTIN, RUNIE R Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $44,820.58 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIZZI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,820.57 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTORF, HEATHER G Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $44,820.39 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, THOMAS P F Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,820.18 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,820.01 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALANGI, FRANK C Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $44,819.91 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEMAN RIVERA, ZULEMA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,819.51 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGO, PAMELA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $44,819.34 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LENA, DIANE J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $44,819.23 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LINDA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $44,818.90 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATKA, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $44,818.90 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,818.90 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, VINCENT Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $44,818.90 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICE C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $44,818.90 Date 02/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITA, GARY S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,818.90 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCEACHIN, GLORIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,818.90 Date 02/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,818.90 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, OLIVIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKUM, ROSEZINA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 04/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASS, HAROLD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 11/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, DONNA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 07/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, SALLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROSE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPOZNI, NEAL S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAN, BARBARA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 11/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRELL, DEBRA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,818.90 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TAMELL E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,818.57 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNIE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $44,818.52 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTIN, JEAN JAMES Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $44,818.19 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, PHYLLIS C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $44,818.05 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, MARY E Employer name Erie County Amount $44,817.70 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALITE-COCO, INGRID Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,817.51 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZZILLO, MICHAEL N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,817.51 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, DAVID W Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,816.98 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, ROSALIE J Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,816.80 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DESIREE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $44,816.33 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTEVANT, BRIAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $44,816.19 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHM, KIMBERLY C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $44,815.95 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIPINTO, GERALD A Employer name Village of Lima Amount $44,815.90 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTTI, JOSHUA S Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $44,815.82 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, THERESA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $44,815.81 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ANNE MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $44,815.41 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Annsville Amount $44,815.39 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDA, JOHN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,815.23 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLANTYNE, PETER M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $44,815.22 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TAMARA J Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $44,815.00 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHN, JENNIFER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,814.73 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, JOHN T Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $44,814.71 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMM, THERESA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $44,814.45 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, ROCIO L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $44,814.36 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONTERA, VONNA C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,814.16 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYRES, GLEN A Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $44,814.16 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, SIDNEY W, JR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $44,814.10 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABA, ROBIN L Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,814.09 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, THOMAS E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,814.07 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, STEVEN C Employer name Albany County Amount $44,814.00 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABLER, KEVIN Employer name Albany County Amount $44,814.00 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SONAYE Employer name Albany County Amount $44,814.00 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERFELD, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $44,813.97 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RAYMOND P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,813.91 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO-DAVIE, KAREN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,813.41 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, PAMELA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,813.15 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKMILLER, HOWARD C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,813.14 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOST, DEBRA A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,812.86 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKE, JANE V Employer name Town of Hector Amount $44,812.80 Date 01/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $44,812.48 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, ANTHONY G Employer name Tonawanda Housing Authority Amount $44,812.20 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRIN, SUSAN L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $44,812.09 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIRIE, DOUGLAS R Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $44,811.95 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Greece Amount $44,811.66 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JEAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $44,811.48 Date 10/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, GERALD E Employer name Town of Williamstown Amount $44,811.40 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System