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 WASKO, MALGORZATA H Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,180.91 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, KENNY B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $43,180.76 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,179.98 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CRUCITA Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,179.42 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARWOOD, KAREN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,179.33 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAFACE, ADAM L Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,179.30 Date 07/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, MICHELE N Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $43,179.11 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLON, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,178.95 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIER, REBECCA D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,178.79 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NORMAN F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,178.69 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEMELS, MARY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,178.38 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGADAMO, KAREN L Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $43,178.12 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANKS, DONNA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,177.87 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBEL, DANIEL W Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $43,177.85 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARLENE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,177.81 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEWIEROSKI, SHARI L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,177.78 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, PETER A, JR Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,177.76 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, EVELYN Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $43,177.63 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYAN, BERNARD M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $43,177.58 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, MARK W Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $43,177.54 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMAN, REGINA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $43,177.05 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, KAYLENE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,176.76 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA FLEUR, GREGORY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,176.70 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, ERIN D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $43,176.43 Date 03/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVANECZ, SERA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,176.38 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSBY, KYLE S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $43,175.96 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETHERTON, ROBERT T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,175.83 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PATRICK M Employer name Ulster County Amount $43,175.52 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROBERT T, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,175.08 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, DANNY Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $43,175.00 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, KENNETH A, III Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $43,174.77 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESCONKO, STEPHEN E Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $43,174.76 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CLEVELAND Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $43,174.62 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTINO, SUSAN N Employer name Town of Southold Amount $43,174.56 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, DIANE E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $43,174.47 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI-LEWIS, GINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $43,174.13 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACETO, VALERI R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $43,174.01 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYTZ-HOSLER, MARY K Employer name Town of Evans Amount $43,173.85 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOTHIER, JODY K Employer name Warren County Amount $43,173.84 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, SUZANNE M Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $43,173.83 Date 05/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, LORRAINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNERO, DARLENE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, KAREN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBALDI, LORI ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, DANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NEIDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, CHRISTIANE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DENISE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHM, CONSTANZA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,173.60 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BRYAN K Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $43,173.43 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, TAMMIE Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $43,173.30 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, ROSANNE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,173.10 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of West Monroe Amount $43,172.96 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JOSEPH G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,172.76 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESZTESI, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,172.48 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ISABEL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,172.40 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ARDATHA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $43,172.03 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVALLE, ANITA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $43,171.96 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTOPNIK, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $43,171.91 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TERRI S Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,171.88 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, HEIDI M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,171.87 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $43,171.66 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $43,171.31 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, JEREMY A Employer name Town of Stockton Amount $43,171.31 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, TIMOTHY Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,171.23 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, DEBORAH L Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,171.12 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKWEATHER, JOANNE R Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $43,171.06 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPITSKY, BARBARA J Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $43,170.82 Date 08/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARY, DANIELLE A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,170.67 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, HARRY W Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $43,170.49 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, JENNIFER A Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,170.40 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, RAY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $43,170.32 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLNAR, FRANCES M S Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $43,170.20 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, BRIAN W Employer name City of Auburn Amount $43,170.17 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TISSIERA, TRACY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,169.49 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVISON, DENISE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,169.30 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $43,169.12 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, JENNIFFER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $43,169.07 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARC D Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $43,168.90 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISAMORE, ANN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $43,168.81 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, DALE E Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $43,168.78 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $43,168.78 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOEY L Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $43,168.56 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, LEONARD D Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $43,168.48 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, LORELI L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $43,168.48 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SILVAN K Employer name Oswego County Amount $43,168.38 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETTI, DAVID M Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $43,168.01 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PAMELA J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $43,167.88 Date 04/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTI, JANE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $43,167.86 Date 05/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINO, JANET Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $43,167.85 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ANDREA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $43,167.50 Date 03/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACCIANO, THERESA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $43,167.42 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, LYNN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,167.42 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTNICK, KENNETH P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $43,167.02 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIBBY, LAUREN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $43,166.90 Date 07/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANDA, LUZ MARINA Employer name Putnam County Amount $43,166.35 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, BONNIE J Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $43,166.29 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VELL, JONATHAN A Employer name Erie County Amount $43,166.21 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $43,165.91 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System