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 BROWN, BROOKE A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $43,702.39 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRINE, YVETTE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,702.34 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XU, PING Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,702.29 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,701.77 Date 01/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSON, VANESSA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,701.71 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, COURTENAY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,701.43 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFIELD, KATHERINE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,701.32 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTON, MICHAEL D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $43,701.21 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BROCK E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $43,701.11 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, MEGAN L Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $43,701.09 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANI, JOHN C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,701.08 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTMAN, YOEL Employer name Kiryas Joel Housing Authority Amount $43,701.00 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUCKIN, BRITTANY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,700.93 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, ANN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,700.77 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, HENRY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $43,700.65 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PAUL L Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,700.53 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, KAYLA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,700.49 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, MATTHEW P Employer name Orange County Amount $43,700.49 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, SUZANNE M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $43,700.48 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIGORSKY, DARLENE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $43,700.46 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,700.31 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, LORETTA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,700.27 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, GEORGE F, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $43,700.27 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARY R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,700.06 Date 12/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, RICHARD J Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $43,699.82 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, MICHAEL D Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $43,699.82 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGOR, BURTON K Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,699.79 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROSWELL K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,699.55 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, CHERYL L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $43,699.30 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, NICHOLAS T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,699.27 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ALEXANDRA P Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,699.25 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MYERS, KARIE A Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $43,699.02 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,698.88 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LA SHAWNE N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,698.62 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $43,698.60 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGGIO, TANYA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $43,698.58 Date 04/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MARILYN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,698.38 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAOS, STEVEN D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,698.28 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, BRADLEY G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,698.11 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZEWSKI, WILLIAM J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,698.10 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, RICKY L Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $43,697.75 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMIL, OLGA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $43,697.64 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBLUTH, AILEEN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,697.61 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, KIMBERLY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,697.55 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOROW, MATTHEW S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,697.54 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, DONALD R, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $43,697.37 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, LINDA J Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $43,697.33 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, DALE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $43,697.02 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MICHAEL C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,696.92 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CLEON J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,696.91 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPER, GLEN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,696.64 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MICHAEL F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $43,695.99 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, LAURA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,695.84 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, DIANA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $43,695.65 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARINCI, MARIA R Employer name Erie County Amount $43,695.63 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, COLLEEN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,695.45 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAUB, WANDA L Employer name Cayuga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $43,695.38 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ALANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,695.12 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, SAMUEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $43,695.10 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVA-BOLDEN, LUCIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $43,695.06 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIN, RITU Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,694.64 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MARY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,694.64 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JULIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,694.64 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, JENNIFER E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,694.64 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDDIO, ANNMARIE Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $43,694.61 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRALES, CHRISTIAN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,694.41 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, GARY S Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $43,694.41 Date 12/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, PAUL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,694.08 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHURA, KAZIMIERA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,693.89 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBANE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,693.87 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLIK, DAVID M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,693.60 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, TERESA A Employer name Yates County Amount $43,693.56 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSI, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,693.51 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDOLINO, GINA Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,693.36 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERILL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $43,693.19 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENK, CANDICE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,693.13 Date 07/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEREDIA BATISTA, WILFREDO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,692.98 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, JANINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,692.98 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATCH, FRANK A Employer name Orange County Amount $43,692.96 Date 12/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,692.76 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBLEIN, JAMES E Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,692.69 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOONAN, DOROTHY D Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,692.63 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CYNRENTHIA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $43,692.54 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, ANDREA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,692.29 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, JOSHUA V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $43,692.26 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $43,692.18 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILISON, DENNIS C Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $43,692.05 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, CHERIE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,691.70 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYAND, SUSAN J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $43,691.67 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADING, KAYLEE E Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,691.64 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPINE, MICHAEL J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,691.10 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROLL, ROBERT A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $43,690.86 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DIANA R Employer name Warren County Amount $43,690.83 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCO, JO ANN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $43,690.74 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLENBERGER, JEFFREY S Employer name Town of West Almond Amount $43,690.68 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, JEANNETTE M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,690.62 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMIGO, MICHAEL A Employer name Broome County Amount $43,690.58 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMITRI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $43,690.00 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROXLER-THOMAS, TARA M Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $43,689.94 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, ARTHUR P Employer name Erie County Amount $43,689.77 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System