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 GREENE, BRIAN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,641.61 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNETT, PHILIPPA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $43,641.39 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DANIEL J Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,641.19 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DEBRA R Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $43,641.14 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,641.11 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSULAVAGE, JOSEPH A Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $43,641.00 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,640.81 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, JOAN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,640.66 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINELLA, LINDA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,640.42 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LAURA A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $43,640.40 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUGSTONE, JASON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $43,640.11 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, TREVOR C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $43,640.11 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MICHELLE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,640.09 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, TIMOTHY P Employer name Orange County Amount $43,640.01 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOROW, NINA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,639.54 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWORJAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $43,639.00 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAESEKER, MARGARET A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,638.96 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADHIKARI, LOKNATH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,638.92 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERAKIS, PAULINE G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,638.88 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, MATTHEW S Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,638.73 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, CATHERINE N Employer name Garrison UFSD Amount $43,638.59 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENDEL, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,638.42 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY-BROWN, IVY L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $43,638.27 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELLINGER, MEGHAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,638.12 Date 09/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIOLI, DEBORAH R Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,638.04 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, PAUL N Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $43,637.52 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRRA, CYNTHIA D Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $43,637.52 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFLIK, STEPHEN M Employer name Broome County Amount $43,636.96 Date 01/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLYN, JACOB V Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $43,636.94 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, LEON S, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,636.80 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDUS, PHILIP P Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,636.79 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,636.62 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, WILLARD H Employer name Town of New Lisbon Amount $43,636.61 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, MARILYN S Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,636.52 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCUR, NAZARETH Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,636.43 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ANN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,636.42 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFREY, RYAN G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $43,636.01 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, JUSTIN N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,635.90 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, SUSAN E Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,635.36 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGEN, ALEXANDER Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,635.11 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, NICHOLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,635.07 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAL, ANIL Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,634.97 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTEA, LUZ M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,634.78 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,634.53 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, AMANDA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,634.51 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JOANNE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,634.30 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Boonville Amount $43,634.25 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $43,634.23 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, TRACY A Employer name Town of Ellicottville Amount $43,633.88 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DOREEN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $43,633.87 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, LINDSEY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,633.78 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITRE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,633.78 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, DIANNE J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,633.57 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, DONNA E Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $43,633.56 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE-PRONTELLI, NICOLE M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $43,633.28 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORA, JACQUELINE ANN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $43,633.18 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDER, STEPHEN L Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $43,632.82 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, CRYSTAL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,632.25 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOWITZ, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,632.25 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ANDREA J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $43,632.04 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWIEROSKI, JENA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $43,632.03 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIUS, DEVON J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $43,632.03 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SARAH K Employer name Wadsworth Library Amount $43,632.03 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBEC, DONNA J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,631.39 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MARIE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,631.00 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONJUKIAN, JESSICA R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $43,630.96 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUTNER, TRACEY A Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $43,630.91 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, ADOM P Employer name Town of Clermont Amount $43,630.69 Date 02/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EMILY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,630.55 Date 03/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, TIMOTHY D, JR Employer name Town of Cohocton Amount $43,630.42 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARO, VINCENT M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,630.41 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIGWU, VINCENT E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,630.37 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZYNSKI, JAMES Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $43,630.28 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURABITO, DANIEL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,630.23 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, DANIEL A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $43,630.18 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLO, MICHELE J Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $43,629.95 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, SHIRLEY V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,629.83 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, PATRICIA Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $43,629.31 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Greenwich Amount $43,629.15 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLES, PATRICK D Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $43,628.41 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,628.25 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JERAMY J Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $43,628.13 Date 12/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDER, NOREEN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,628.10 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURI, AMANDA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,628.01 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, TONI M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,628.00 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIGG, STEPHANIE S Employer name Tioga County Amount $43,627.93 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, RAVI P Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,627.88 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RILEY, BARBARA C Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $43,627.80 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMANS, GLEN P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,627.74 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JULIE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $43,627.69 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KATRINA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,627.50 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASKA, JENNIFER N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,627.07 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, TAMMY Employer name Albany County Amount $43,627.02 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGDORF, DONNA L Employer name Albany County Amount $43,626.99 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, SARA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,626.61 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSALL, WILLIAM M Employer name Steuben County Amount $43,626.55 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, BARRY S Employer name Town of Watson Amount $43,626.28 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DENISE R Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $43,626.24 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARCY J Employer name Allegany County Amount $43,626.20 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNO, VINCENT P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,625.85 Date 12/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System