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 BLACKWOOD, MARCUS G Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,883.41 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, AMANDA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $43,883.35 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCABELLI, REGINA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,882.76 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, DAVID F Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $43,882.76 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, SHELYN K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,882.29 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, THOMAS V Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $43,882.18 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, ALLISON L Employer name Hamilton County Amount $43,882.04 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, JAMES Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $43,882.04 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JAMES A, III Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $43,882.01 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, AMY B Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $43,881.81 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACK, TINA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,881.78 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERE, JAN A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $43,881.72 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRYAN, TODD A Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,881.66 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, MARK K Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,881.60 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CAROL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,881.57 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANN, ROSEMARY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,881.55 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, RICHARD W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,881.52 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, ANDREW Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,881.52 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, CHAD E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,880.83 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, LYNN M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,880.62 Date 05/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROW, CINDY S Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,880.53 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWOOD-SZKOLNIK, JOSHUA P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,880.21 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIER, CAROLYN R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,880.00 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARYANN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,879.97 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, KELLY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $43,879.88 Date 08/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, ALISSA E Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $43,879.83 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, PALMA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,879.81 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABARE, KRICKET M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,879.45 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, LILLIAN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $43,879.28 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARILLE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,879.27 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, TIMOTHY Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,879.19 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNZIKER, JAN E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,879.16 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JESSICA LINN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,879.11 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, CAROLE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,878.90 Date 02/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ROBERT J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,878.90 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBS, JEFFERY S Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,878.89 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, ANDREW S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,878.46 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, DAKOTA D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $43,878.24 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, ROBERT Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,878.22 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, STEPHEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,878.21 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, TINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,878.16 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ELBERT R Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $43,877.97 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, ANA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,877.94 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULBRIGHT, ALEXANDER T Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $43,877.85 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULIN, ROBERT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,876.72 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,876.61 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JUNE A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,876.60 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JENNIFER R Employer name Franklin County Amount $43,876.43 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PHYLLIS R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,876.42 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHELE Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,876.29 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVENS, DEIRDRE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,876.25 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMOLI, PHILIPPE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,876.24 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SCOTT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,876.05 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIUZZI, SUSAN Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $43,875.87 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, PAMELA G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $43,875.79 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, MATTHEW G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,875.76 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KENDRA F Employer name Albany County Amount $43,875.60 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMPARATO, LISA-ANN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,875.05 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMINSKI, JOHN A J, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,874.88 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NOVELLIS, ANTHONY Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $43,874.76 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEAN, JO-ANN J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,874.71 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILKE, PETER J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,874.54 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRANTS, NOEL T Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $43,874.51 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, STEVEN H Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,874.19 Date 09/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORA, JANINE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,873.86 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, DAVID M Employer name City of Troy Amount $43,873.59 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LORETTE, ROBERT G Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $43,873.46 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, ELLEN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,873.27 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMAS, CAROL L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $43,873.20 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Oakfield Amount $43,873.07 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDENTE, DENISE M Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $43,873.01 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATOFF, TRUDE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,872.89 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, JESSICA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,872.86 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, TAMIKAH S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $43,872.34 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,872.21 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, KELLY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,872.20 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULICINO, ANTHONY N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,872.04 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIOFF, TED L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,871.99 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, CRAIG M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $43,871.68 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, REBECCA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,871.18 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUTENSTRAUCH, AMANDA J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,871.11 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENSTOCK, JONAH D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,871.07 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, JENNIFER B Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $43,870.89 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,870.88 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, HECTOR J Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $43,870.86 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPANTONIO, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $43,870.84 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECCOLO, JAMES A Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,870.76 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KRISTIN E Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $43,870.63 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIM Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,870.24 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAKAT, KAREN L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $43,869.99 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, EMILY J Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $43,869.93 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRTHWRIGHT, MARGARET R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,869.72 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, CANDICE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,869.48 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUSSER, WILLIAM E Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $43,869.12 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEACKEL, SEAN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,869.09 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHLIT, WENDY D Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,868.66 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVENTURA, LISA MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,868.44 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, PETER E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $43,868.38 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, SHERYL A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $43,868.32 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROLAND A, II Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $43,868.31 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System