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 BENDER, JODIE L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $44,186.19 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, MONICA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $44,185.80 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOYERS, RYAN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $44,185.75 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSMAN, CHRISTINE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $44,185.63 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, CLAUDE F Employer name Town of Rutland Amount $44,185.43 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JASON D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $44,185.34 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPICK, RONNIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $44,185.30 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, LEROY A Employer name Town of Portland Amount $44,184.93 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLONINA, KAREN F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,184.48 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, IDALIA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,184.40 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, NADINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,184.38 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $44,183.51 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Tully Amount $44,183.49 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, DESIREE ANN Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $44,183.46 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGELOH, JEAN M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $44,183.46 Date 01/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMNARINE, DHANKUMARIE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,183.46 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUKACINE, MOHAMED Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,183.35 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, VENESSA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,183.05 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHRN, RACHAEL M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,182.97 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUCISE, ALLISON P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $44,182.96 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, ELEANOR J Employer name Town of Massena Amount $44,182.90 Date 10/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, MICHELE Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $44,182.70 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATANE, TAMARA S Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $44,182.62 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, CHRISTA S Employer name City of Norwich Amount $44,182.30 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JAMEE L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $44,182.18 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LINDSEY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,182.06 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAGG, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Stockport Amount $44,182.02 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, LORI ANN Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $44,181.65 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROLLER, KATHRYN M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $44,181.39 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDICK, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $44,181.34 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNY, PAUL C Employer name Village of Attica Amount $44,181.18 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENTHAL, ELAINE R Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $44,180.48 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, RYAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,180.32 Date 05/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, JODIE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $44,180.18 Date 11/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, GAELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $44,179.93 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LINDA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,179.51 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $44,179.40 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, JULIA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $44,179.37 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, ALNITA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,179.37 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPKINS, STACY T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $44,179.37 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, PAUL J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,179.24 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODINES, THOMAS A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $44,179.21 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFARO, PATTILYNN A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $44,179.07 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, CORINNE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $44,178.67 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, PATRICIA A Employer name Averill Park CSD Amount $44,178.45 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBORSKY, SHANNON R Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $44,178.32 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, MICHAEL F Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $44,178.26 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUVADIS, STEVEN J Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $44,178.20 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENT, DEBRA L Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $44,178.14 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARCUS W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $44,177.93 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $44,177.91 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TRACEY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $44,177.90 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, TAMMY E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,177.85 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTENOS, JO ANN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $44,177.80 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MICHAEL D Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $44,177.76 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, TRACIE A Employer name Franklin County Amount $44,177.37 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, LINDA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $44,177.26 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYE, MARK A Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $44,177.12 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSON, MARIA T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $44,176.85 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITSIOS, KOSTANTINE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $44,176.62 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $44,176.62 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, COREY E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $44,176.42 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,176.17 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANT, SUZANNE E Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,176.10 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KELLY N Employer name Fallsburg Library Amount $44,175.99 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGGS, DEBORAH E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,175.53 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYOU, GUY J Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $44,175.18 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, JOSE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,175.14 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNUZZI, AMANDA NICOLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,174.64 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOW, COBY L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,174.44 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRI, MARIA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $44,174.29 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, TREVOR J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $44,174.09 Date 10/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, LOIS A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $44,173.64 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULSTON, RONALD A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $44,173.32 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSMAN, KIM A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,173.13 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARE, BRIDGET E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $44,173.11 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, TYLER P Employer name Granville CSD Amount $44,173.03 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, ZACHARY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $44,172.89 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, SHARON L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,172.67 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, LOUIS F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $44,172.66 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, JEFFREY H, II Employer name Columbia County Amount $44,172.41 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, DAWN I Employer name Greene County Amount $44,172.41 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, SUSAN K Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $44,172.35 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MELODY A Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $44,172.33 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGET, NICHOLAS DUTHARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,172.23 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, GERALD A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $44,172.19 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,172.09 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORELLA, BRITANY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,171.93 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMSKI, TAMMY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $44,171.91 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, SANDRA K Employer name Downsville CSD Amount $44,171.88 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTY, JAMES L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $44,171.82 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVORSEN, ELISABETH J Employer name Woodward Memorial Library Amount $44,171.60 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMAN, DYWAN J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $44,171.52 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKAS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $44,171.52 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATIKOSH, ROBIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,171.47 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, SARAH E Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,171.36 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDARELLI, RICCI A Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $44,171.34 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIEPLY, JOAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $44,171.32 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, STEVEN D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $44,171.16 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, VICTORIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,170.99 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System