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 PIERRE, ELIE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $43,924.38 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANTER, SUSANNE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,924.24 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EL GAWISH, NADIN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,924.15 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, DIANE Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $43,924.07 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALVORSEN, KELLY D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,923.68 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARGARET A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $43,923.57 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $43,923.53 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIMMO, MARY R Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $43,923.31 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LORI L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,923.27 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, WILLIS V Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $43,923.14 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARAIS, ANNETTE L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,923.08 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, STEPHANIE J Employer name Warren County Amount $43,922.84 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-FORT, OLIVINA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,922.84 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, MICHELLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,922.76 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANTONIA R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $43,922.59 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARULLO, THOMAS M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,922.25 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLIS, TRACEY L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,922.16 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCELROY, LEAH M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,922.16 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, ALICE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,922.16 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBIRD, PETER R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,922.16 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, LINDA C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,922.16 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRATE, NANCY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,922.16 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASMAN, JEFFREY S Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $43,922.00 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINNERY, HILARY A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $43,921.90 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOWK, THERESA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,921.90 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,921.90 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, JAMES W Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $43,921.87 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLAN, SUSAN R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,921.65 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHISTON, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,921.65 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIESE, H GARRETT Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,921.56 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DAVID N, III Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $43,921.53 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, GLORIA J Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $43,921.44 Date 02/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, CRISTY L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,921.39 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $43,921.39 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, FRANCIS X, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $43,921.36 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, JAMES E, SR Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,921.31 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, WALTER J Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,920.71 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $43,920.65 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROHASKA, DENISE B Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,920.21 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, BRENDA J Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $43,920.21 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, BONIEDA M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,920.12 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, BRIAN R Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $43,920.06 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LINDA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,919.91 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CATHERINE A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $43,919.24 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APP, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome County Amount $43,919.20 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,919.17 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, STEPHANIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $43,919.13 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOWSKI, DANIEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,919.13 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEMOLE, ANNMARIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,919.04 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, VERONICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,918.93 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, ADAM J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $43,918.92 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELAR, MARK S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,918.76 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRORE, MELISSA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,918.30 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPP, MATTHEW W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,918.03 Date 03/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINUCANE, KELLEY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,917.89 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDA, CATHERINE E Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $43,917.70 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,917.69 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Hudson Amount $43,917.41 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, LAURA Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $43,917.06 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, LOUISETTA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,916.96 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTAY, EDWIN M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $43,916.70 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,916.54 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, CANDICE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,916.53 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOSEPH D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $43,915.87 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULCHER, RONALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,915.64 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, ANN MARIE Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $43,915.63 Date 10/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROORDA, JACQUELINE G Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $43,915.39 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, TONI Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $43,915.39 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROTNIAK, CINDY A Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $43,915.26 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MAUREEN T Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,914.55 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,914.55 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDON, KENNETH J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,914.55 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS-MAH, FONTAINE D Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,914.55 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDANARO, LAUREN N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,914.50 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL C Employer name City of Hornell Amount $43,914.27 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINNELL, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Lexington Amount $43,913.96 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, YVETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PAMELA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLEEN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, FRANTZ H Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, SHATIEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNNAMATTATHIL, VARGHESE T Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, JANICE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, JOSE K Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, EBONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,913.74 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,913.34 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, WAYNE A Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $43,913.26 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIAN, PATTY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,913.03 Date 07/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATREJEK, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,912.85 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, COLLEEN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,912.80 Date 04/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTO, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,912.62 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, BETTY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $43,912.54 Date 11/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBITSKY, JEREMY J Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $43,912.38 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, STEPHEN Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $43,912.27 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCUCCI, CORINA A, MRS Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $43,912.15 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, MARILYN C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,912.00 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEAN, SHARDAE A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $43,911.77 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMA, KELLIE R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $43,911.65 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JAMES K Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $43,911.52 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JOYCE C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,911.45 Date 04/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System