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 RAPP, TODD J Employer name Chenango County Amount $44,499.78 Date 10/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, DONALD A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,499.54 Date 09/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUAX, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $44,499.54 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, MARGARET M Employer name Yates County Amount $44,499.30 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, JOANNE K Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $44,499.26 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWTHON, EDA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $44,499.04 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURGH, WENDY A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $44,498.74 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB JOHNSON, BRENDA P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,498.71 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE-RUSSO, KEVIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $44,498.63 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINGART, RACHEL E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,498.62 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDZIOR, NICOLE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $44,498.18 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, MARK A Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $44,498.15 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN C, JR Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $44,497.94 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMALLS, PHILLIP D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,497.77 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, TERRI L Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,497.60 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH-CHRISTMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $44,497.35 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, JEENA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $44,497.02 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENITA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,496.98 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, JAMES E Employer name Corning Community College Amount $44,496.87 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROL, DANIELLE B Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $44,496.81 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Fleming Amount $44,496.73 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSEN, BARBARA A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,496.68 Date 01/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JAMIE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $44,496.61 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, M MOZAMMAL Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,496.48 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $44,496.45 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTA, LISA A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $44,496.40 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE-GAMBLE, ERICA E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,496.01 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINBOROUGH, ODESSA R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $44,496.00 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DONALD F, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,495.47 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, DEANNA W Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $44,495.39 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONSAMMY, KEVIN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $44,495.38 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOY, DENISE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,495.38 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGER, MICHELLE P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $44,495.21 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUDIER, LEE E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $44,495.05 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTCHMAN, JANE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,494.80 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCKEL, AMANDA K Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,494.52 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,494.28 Date 06/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, ASHLEY N Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,494.21 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,494.08 Date 12/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGLER, RICHARD S Employer name Erie County Amount $44,493.83 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, LYNNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,493.61 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEVELS, JEROME E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,493.33 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEBOOM, PETER Employer name Broome County Amount $44,493.24 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMLER, TRACY A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $44,493.20 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANIELLE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,493.16 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,493.12 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JAMARIS Employer name Monroe County Amount $44,493.00 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, LIANN M Employer name Village of Fort Edward Amount $44,492.76 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, WILLIAM R Employer name Herkimer Housing Authority Amount $44,492.70 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, ROBERT M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $44,491.98 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Greenwich Amount $44,491.87 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTSCHERER, EMMALIESE Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $44,491.68 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THODEN, THERESA M Employer name Sauquoit Valley CSD Amount $44,491.52 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, TONYA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,491.45 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, DIANE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $44,491.32 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACY, VIRGINIA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,491.08 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, DAVID Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,490.86 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, STEPHEN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $44,490.61 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDYNSKI, STANLEY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,490.60 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESS Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,490.46 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADOO, MICHAEL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $44,490.34 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRY, JOHN R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,490.34 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LORI L Employer name Fulton County Amount $44,490.05 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSTROM, RICHARD D Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $44,490.01 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, LARRY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $44,489.98 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, ANNA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $44,489.88 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, EDWARD G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $44,489.75 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, CHRISTINA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,489.65 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPIETRO, AMY M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,489.60 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEY, LACY H, III Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,489.58 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODALE, BRADEN L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $44,489.54 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, OCIE Q Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $44,489.48 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, JOVAN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,489.43 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CLEO E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $44,489.28 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, DANIEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,488.72 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, THOMAS N Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $44,488.58 Date 05/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINA, VERONICA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,487.91 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICALORA, CARL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,487.74 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VERSAGE, THERESA A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $44,487.67 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, LORRAINE M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $44,487.56 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, SHEILA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,487.44 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, STEPHEN I Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,487.34 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT A Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $44,487.11 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JILL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $44,487.10 Date 10/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $44,486.80 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELEY, MEGHAN L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,486.66 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERS, CHARLENE D Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $44,486.61 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENING, JEFFREY B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,486.57 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSSELL, FREDERICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,486.44 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE SABIO, SAMUEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $44,486.41 Date 08/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CHRIS M Employer name Washington County Amount $44,486.40 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, MEGAN V Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $44,486.36 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDE SANDE, KELLY A Employer name Naples CSD Amount $44,486.17 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, MELANIE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,486.04 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOELMEL, MARY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,486.04 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DURME, LYNDA A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,486.04 Date 04/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERO, ROSALIE A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $44,486.04 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, KELLEY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $44,486.04 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, VICKI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,486.04 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADHEAD, SANDRA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,486.04 Date 10/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System