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 D'AMICO, DERRICK A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GEORGE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCIAN, LISA G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,297.50 Date 11/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, RYAN C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $43,297.50 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDL, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Candor Amount $43,297.43 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTHINGTON, JAMES A Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $43,297.36 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGOND, LAURA C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,297.32 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMPONSAH, PATRICIA K Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $43,297.15 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, JODY L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $43,297.13 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY, GEORGE F Employer name Greene County Amount $43,297.00 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMALI, ELEANOR C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,296.90 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ELIZABETH E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $43,296.82 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, CYNDE L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $43,296.77 Date 11/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LEWYN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,296.67 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, DIANE M Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $43,296.60 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRIAN S Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $43,296.46 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAN, DANIEL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,296.29 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COHEN, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $43,296.17 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREB, SCOTT C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,296.14 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ERIN M Employer name Orange County Amount $43,296.06 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRADER, STEVE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,295.94 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SAUNDRA J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $43,295.82 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATOLO, ELIZABETH Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $43,295.62 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVRICK, MATTHEW A Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,295.60 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, MADHU K Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,295.51 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHELSEA N Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,295.29 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDERWICH, LINDSEY N Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $43,295.12 Date 12/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, GWEN R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $43,295.06 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPLE, MAUREEN K Employer name City of Kingston Amount $43,295.00 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, JENNIFER Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,294.86 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SUMMER L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $43,294.85 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEVARI, JAMES J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,294.77 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MICHELLE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,294.75 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, LISA J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,294.74 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, BRIDGET M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,294.54 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, JOSIAH D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,294.48 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, GARRETT M Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,294.45 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, NINA D Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $43,294.32 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, LEA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,294.16 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCHUCK, JUNE R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $43,293.50 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BRADLEY H, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $43,293.25 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITI, LAURA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $43,293.21 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, DOMINIE J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $43,293.07 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, KATHY R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,292.82 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, LYNN C Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $43,292.78 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, DINGXIAO Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,292.46 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABO, MARY F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $43,292.44 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGMAN, MARK E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,292.26 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVA, LAURA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,292.21 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,292.20 Date 12/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZONE, ARIELLE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,291.68 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZI, GREGORY A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,291.52 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLO, ASHLEY M Employer name Fulton County Amount $43,291.38 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $43,290.50 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, ROBERT J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,290.49 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKAS, SAMANTHA J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,290.34 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCITO, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,290.26 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIO, JASON R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,289.74 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSING, RICKY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,289.60 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELITTO, DONNA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,289.42 Date 05/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DEBRA ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,289.26 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GACCIONE-CHIEFFO, AUDREY Employer name Education Department Amount $43,289.22 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSALACHI, CAROL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,289.18 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLES, BRYANT C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,288.97 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEESE, TONYA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,288.89 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TYRONE Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $43,288.58 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, CRAIG J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,288.44 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MICHELLE R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,288.35 Date 10/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONHOLZ, SALLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,288.33 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULF, TAMMY L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $43,288.32 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, WILLIAM E Employer name Essex County Amount $43,288.29 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURBER-GONZALEZ, AMANDA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,287.90 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAORE, IBRAHIM Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $43,287.90 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEE, SAMANTHA C Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,287.66 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, JOSIE D Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $43,287.50 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARION R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $43,287.42 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLASCO, ANA C Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $43,287.15 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, DANIEL V Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $43,287.09 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, JOHN L Employer name Town of German Flatts Amount $43,287.05 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGHI, CATHERINE A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $43,286.85 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, MARY L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,286.80 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, MARIANNE E Employer name Peru CSD Amount $43,286.76 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, RYAN J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,286.58 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ENTEE, JOSEPH D Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $43,286.12 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKARZ, ALEXANDER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,286.09 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VITALE, PHYLLIS A Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $43,285.85 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AMY L Employer name Galway CSD Amount $43,285.85 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, PATRICIA D Employer name Orleans County Amount $43,285.62 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLING, KYLE M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,285.35 Date 12/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, ANTHONY Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $43,285.31 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEELER-BILLETTS, ASHLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,285.25 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JANICE M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $43,285.14 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, PAULA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,285.12 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, APRIL M Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,285.09 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SHANIKA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,284.83 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LINDA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,284.80 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLESTON, ANNE M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $43,284.48 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIERHOLZER, DANIELLE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $43,284.48 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERWOOD, ALLYN J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $43,284.24 Date 02/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DEBORAH J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $43,284.08 Date 01/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System