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 COLE, GARY L Employer name Town of Cato Amount $43,500.08 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDEL, DINAL R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,500.00 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, ANDREW R Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $43,500.00 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARA, DOLORES M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,499.90 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTEMBURG, FRANCES M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,499.69 Date 10/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, LUZ V Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $43,499.63 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, WILLIAM G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,499.62 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWART, MICHELLE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,499.57 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALTY, KAREN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,499.54 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHERLEY, JACQUELINE C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $43,499.44 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPELT, CHARLES R Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $43,499.35 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZI, JAMES S Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $43,499.22 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KEVIN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $43,499.17 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JEANETTE M Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $43,499.02 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMANN, WILLIAM Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $43,498.80 Date 01/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNEW, CASEY J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,498.74 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, CHARLES J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $43,498.58 Date 10/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTELLO, THOMAS Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,498.52 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCEY, LISA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $43,498.34 Date 01/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZ, JOEY S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $43,498.14 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELIC, GINA M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $43,497.84 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHRIES, HERMAN L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,497.51 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESZEWSKI, PATRICIA J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $43,497.47 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTA, SHANI M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,497.38 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARTREE, KRYSTAL M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $43,497.38 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAATS-DELBENE, JEAN A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $43,497.38 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANTCH, DAWN M Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $43,497.29 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, HEATHER L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $43,497.28 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, SUSAN E Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,496.85 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEFFERY L Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $43,496.77 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRINO, GREGORY C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $43,496.38 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAJDUL, CASANDRA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,496.28 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, GAIL L Employer name Erie County Amount $43,496.20 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITELAW, RITA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $43,496.20 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, FRANK Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $43,496.18 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARRING, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $43,495.93 Date 05/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINA, AMY E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $43,495.86 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JOANNE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,495.32 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TERI-LYNN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,494.98 Date 01/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDREAU, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,494.72 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUSTIN P Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,494.46 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, ROSEANN P Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $43,494.00 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JASON Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $43,493.78 Date 08/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDONO, PABLO E Employer name Village of Sag Harbor Amount $43,493.57 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELA, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $43,493.32 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFINGTON, JO ANN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $43,492.72 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARILYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,492.58 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSECK, AMANDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $43,492.55 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA J Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $43,492.47 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTZ, KATHRYN M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $43,492.06 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEENA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $43,491.99 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKAN, WILLIAM A Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $43,491.82 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SARAH K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,491.81 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOTHERS, ESTHER D Employer name Erie County Amount $43,491.68 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, ALAN D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $43,491.63 Date 10/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARIZZANO, CYNTHIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,491.51 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORGESZ, MIRIAM R Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $43,491.38 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUERY, TAMMY L Employer name Education Department Amount $43,491.02 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KAREN L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $43,490.92 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATINKA, JEFFREY JAY, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $43,490.85 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, MARVINLY P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $43,490.74 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERICO, BETHANY A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,490.67 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, NICOLE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,490.44 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, SCOTT T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $43,490.40 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHELLE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,490.34 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMEZ, JORGE A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $43,490.27 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LINDA R Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $43,490.22 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, NATHAN A Employer name Town of Sidney Amount $43,489.83 Date 10/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, LISA CARPINO Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $43,489.70 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VALERIE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,489.70 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBING, MATT S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,489.64 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, CRYSTAL V Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,489.51 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGONE, DIANNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,489.46 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, MELANIE B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,489.46 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JANICE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $43,489.35 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, SHARON A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $43,489.20 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURANGE, DAMARIS Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,489.16 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOHANA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,489.16 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, LATASHA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,489.11 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SANDRA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $43,489.05 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMER, STEVEN P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,489.04 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DERRICK P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $43,489.02 Date 07/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, DEBORAH Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $43,488.65 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, WILLIAM N, III Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $43,488.39 Date 11/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO, LISA M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $43,488.32 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,488.05 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGIBBON, KASEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $43,487.78 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, ANDREA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,487.64 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMASZEWSKI, PAULINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,487.60 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPACE, DENISE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,487.59 Date 09/07/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, MARY JANE Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $43,487.33 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, TERESA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,487.33 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMIE K Employer name Broome County Amount $43,487.28 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINHAM, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,487.27 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, CRAIG R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,487.11 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JATTA, MUSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,486.92 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, RICHARD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,486.73 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JEFFREY D Employer name Village of Victor Amount $43,486.14 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEKIN, VALERIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,485.98 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, ELIZABETH D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,485.52 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System