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 JAMES, RODNEY D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,554.65 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, DAVID A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,554.33 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LEEANN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,554.20 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, MARY ANN Employer name Schuyler County Amount $43,554.20 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISESTO, DANIELLE Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $43,553.82 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DANIEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,553.79 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANCIK, SARAH L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,553.71 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZZI, KAREN E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,553.65 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMMER, CHANTALE L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,553.38 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTINDARI, JESSICA M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $43,553.37 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LAWRENCE N Employer name Town of Boonville Amount $43,553.25 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, ROBERT M, SR Employer name Town of Petersburgh Amount $43,553.17 Date 11/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOLD, MARK K Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $43,553.15 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, KENNETH F Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,553.13 Date 10/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, HAYLEIGH R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,552.91 Date 11/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWLEY, SANDRA G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,552.89 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWIL, MULUALEM T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,552.65 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOZIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $43,552.65 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, JEFFREY B Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,552.29 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KANWAL SID Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $43,552.28 Date 08/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, KRISTOPHER C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,552.24 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFED, REBECCA Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $43,552.01 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, MARK J, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,551.85 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEID, LINDA S Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $43,551.83 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DANIELS, DOUGLAS R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,551.74 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEL, KARL Employer name Greene County Amount $43,551.14 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERITT, KATHERINE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,551.03 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, MARTIN H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,550.46 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, ASIA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $43,550.43 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCER, DAVID A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $43,550.41 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, DYANNE E Employer name Hamilton County Amount $43,550.36 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ELLEN M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $43,550.25 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, MINERVA Employer name Orange County Amount $43,550.15 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, THERESA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,550.14 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, COREY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $43,550.11 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, LESLIE D Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $43,549.96 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, CAROL A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $43,549.65 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROUSINGH, KEREAMA N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,549.21 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DOUGLAS A Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $43,549.00 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANADO, ALFREDO Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $43,548.90 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ERIC J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $43,548.74 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, ALBA M Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,548.70 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERICOZZI, BARBARA J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $43,548.36 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, SARAH R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,548.30 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JENNIFER A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $43,548.15 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,548.00 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGER, ERIK D Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $43,548.00 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARALLA, SHEILA A Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,547.86 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERSON, DAVID Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,547.69 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMAN, KONGONE G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $43,547.55 Date 10/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKY, WESLEY B Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $43,547.45 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON L Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $43,546.70 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, AMBER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,546.58 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MAXINE H Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,546.50 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LANCE K Employer name Essex County Amount $43,546.45 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSTIEN, RENE J Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $43,546.38 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PAMELA J Employer name Chenango County Amount $43,546.20 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOLAJCZYK, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Oakfield Amount $43,546.20 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, TY S Employer name Village of Northville Amount $43,546.08 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, MELANIE J Employer name Erie Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $43,545.87 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PAOLO R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,545.63 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, JEREMY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,545.52 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMAN, TRUDY B Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $43,545.41 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $43,545.27 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JAH MIL J Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $43,545.17 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, AUGUSTINA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,545.07 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LORI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,544.97 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, TREVOR D Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,544.87 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $43,544.77 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, WHITFIELD Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,544.63 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLON, LAWRENCE W Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,544.57 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, PAMELA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $43,544.53 Date 01/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, AUDREY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,544.51 Date 07/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RICARDO D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,544.45 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, TIFFANY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,544.14 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, ROBIN M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $43,543.93 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, PAMULA J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $43,543.46 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODE, KERRY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $43,543.38 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, EMMANUEL A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $43,543.35 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,543.19 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERO, EILEEN T Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $43,542.83 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MICHAEL A Employer name Mechanicville Housing Auth Amount $43,542.58 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGIZIACO, CINDY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $43,542.52 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOPING, PETER J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $43,542.40 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTORE, AMANDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,542.38 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, NATHAN D Employer name Town of Spencer Amount $43,542.20 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, DARRELL R Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $43,542.13 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, EDWARD P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,541.81 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRINGO, LOUIS A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $43,541.77 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, EARL G, SR Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $43,541.73 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, KRISTINA L, MRS Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,541.67 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BLAKE J Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $43,541.55 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, REBECCA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,541.49 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $43,541.32 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, APRILE S Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $43,541.16 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPHOVEN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Edmeston CSD Amount $43,540.92 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRIG, KATHLEEN Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $43,540.73 Date 06/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, TAMIEKA S Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $43,540.70 Date 05/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT S Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,540.63 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, GARY R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,540.42 Date 08/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System