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 PAGILLO, MICHAEL P Employer name Delaware County Amount $44,256.87 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, SHARON A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $44,256.87 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,256.52 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, THOMAS T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,256.49 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCHRICO, CAROL A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $44,255.89 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, VELMA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,255.82 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTEY, CHARLES Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $44,255.72 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARK W Employer name Richfield Springs CSD Amount $44,255.63 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,255.59 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KATIE P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,255.54 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, MAUREEN K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,255.30 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMEAL, SCOTT P Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,255.18 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,255.15 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMAZI, TAHIR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,255.10 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ALBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,255.08 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, SHELLY T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $44,254.80 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, DIANE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,254.70 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,254.46 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DEBORAH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,254.41 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROBERT S Employer name Warren County Amount $44,254.36 Date 03/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, SOMMER L Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,254.20 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALECKI, ARTHUR J Employer name Town of French Creek Amount $44,253.92 Date 07/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLP, JAMES Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $44,253.61 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBEC, SUSAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,253.37 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, DAVID T Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $44,253.25 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JAMES P Employer name Schoharie County Amount $44,253.17 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, LEAH G. Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $44,253.10 Date 11/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, GREGORY G, JR Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $44,252.89 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORLAND, KEITH W Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,252.51 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADUSZ, DANIEL D, III Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,252.39 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLISTE-OWENS, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $44,252.31 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, DEANNA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $44,252.22 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, WILLIAM F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,252.01 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, ARLENE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,251.96 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, DONALD P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $44,251.81 Date 03/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, WILLIAM R Employer name Erie County Amount $44,251.78 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, RICK E Employer name Town of Portland Amount $44,251.71 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, TINA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,251.34 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, TERA L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $44,251.14 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REINALDO E Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $44,250.93 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENCHARD, ALAN M Employer name Town of Wheeler Amount $44,250.92 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, DARICE M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $44,250.78 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, RONALD P Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,250.74 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, MICHELLE K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,250.70 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANO, SETH A Employer name Town of Davenport Amount $44,250.61 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, DAWN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $44,250.57 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLESSING, RODNEY K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,250.57 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ANGELA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $44,250.28 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JAMAAL D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,249.89 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, HEIDI L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $44,249.79 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, DENISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,249.76 Date 05/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, JOSE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,249.49 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, BRIDGETT Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $44,249.23 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,249.14 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, DINA C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,248.92 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KIM T Employer name Northeastern Clinton CSD Amount $44,248.69 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIELD, PATRICIA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $44,248.65 Date 12/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFEL, DAVID H Employer name Gloversville Housing Authority Amount $44,248.57 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEXSANDRA V Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,248.37 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAUREN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,248.11 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONELLA, LISA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,247.73 Date 06/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHEWICZ, SANDRA C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $44,247.66 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, JESSICA C Employer name Town of Pelham Amount $44,247.60 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN J Employer name Washington County Amount $44,247.39 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTELL, JENNIFER L Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,247.12 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBARELLI, JOHN T, JR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $44,247.06 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, MARK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $44,246.95 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LORI A Employer name Orange County Amount $44,246.76 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANNAGE, MICHELLE S Employer name Cortland County Amount $44,246.63 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZIGER, LISA M Employer name New Lebanon CSD Amount $44,246.60 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZZITTA, JULIE M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $44,246.57 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, ANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,246.33 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, JOANN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,245.87 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, ASHLEIGH R Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $44,245.75 Date 11/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSMEAD, SANDRA Z Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,245.71 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DENISE A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,245.43 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTHWICK, TONYA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,245.29 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, JOSEPH D Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $44,245.17 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, MARK J Employer name Westport CSD Amount $44,244.70 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHAW, MAJKEN M Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,244.61 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTLAK, PAULA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,244.54 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LEUNG S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $44,244.53 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, KENNETH H Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $44,244.33 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSON, CARISSA A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,244.30 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNOTT, SHANA M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $44,244.25 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHLER, CASSANDRA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,244.20 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA M Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $44,244.08 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIER, LYNNE O Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $44,244.07 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLINGER, EDDA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,244.05 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIO, ANGELA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,243.95 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADARLIK, SHARON Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $44,243.85 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, MARGARET T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $44,243.05 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, SHARLEEN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $44,242.16 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SUSAN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,242.13 Date 06/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, KATRINA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,242.05 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Middlesex Amount $44,241.69 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NEST, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,241.58 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI PETRI, VICTORIA S Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $44,241.53 Date 03/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENWICK, EDWARD T, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,241.17 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUMICK, KEVIN S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,241.10 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System