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 BAUM, ZACHARY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,165.80 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LAURA J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $43,165.58 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PATRICIA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $43,165.30 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, PATRICIA J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $43,165.28 Date 07/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOT, JORDAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,165.06 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPOLA, TODD A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $43,164.94 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARK L Employer name Town of Freedom Amount $43,164.88 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSKI, JUDITH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,164.80 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MONA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,164.67 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, URSULA M Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $43,164.60 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGEL, NOELLE G Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,164.38 Date 10/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, ORLEE D Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,164.28 Date 04/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, TROY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,164.25 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $43,164.10 Date 03/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, JUDY A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $43,164.01 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, JOSEPH Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $43,163.93 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, KENNETH L Employer name Town of Palatine Amount $43,163.85 Date 07/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTEN FRANKLIN, ANNMARIE G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $43,163.77 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORE, PATRICIA A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,163.63 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBRIDY, JODIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,163.52 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFAM, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,163.41 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $43,163.38 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBANI, MACDONALD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $43,163.38 Date 08/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, BONNIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $43,163.24 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUKEMA, BRIAN J Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,163.22 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNE, DENISE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $43,162.89 Date 04/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS E Employer name Department of State Amount $43,162.73 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADWAY, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Copake Amount $43,162.56 Date 03/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMANN, GLENN Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,161.90 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COSMO, PATRICK P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,161.48 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GEORGE O Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,161.23 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, DANETTE T Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,160.98 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL E Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $43,160.91 Date 11/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, COREY R Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $43,160.51 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, CHRISTINE C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $43,160.35 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALAN REGINALD Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $43,160.22 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KEVIN D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,159.84 Date 02/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELSON, WESLEY H Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $43,159.81 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, ADAM C Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $43,159.47 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALI, MARCIA N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,159.36 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, RODNEY P Employer name Washington County Amount $43,159.15 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERDAY, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,159.10 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, REGINALD R Employer name Essex County Amount $43,159.07 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNO, LEONARD M Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,158.72 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAROFOLO, PETER J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $43,158.42 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCELIN, WILNERSON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,158.40 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDSEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,158.27 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, MARY L Employer name Wayland-Cohocton CSD Amount $43,158.24 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Orange County Amount $43,157.99 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIS, NIKKI E Employer name Village of Bayville Amount $43,157.88 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, LANCE R Employer name Greene County Amount $43,157.59 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, SONNEE K Employer name Wayne County Amount $43,157.45 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, REBECCA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,157.26 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVAIS, TEERANDAI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $43,157.21 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBEDO, KASEY L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $43,157.04 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, DIANA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $43,157.00 Date 03/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUAIHY, AMANDA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $43,156.64 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASZCZAK, KRISTINE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $43,156.12 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, LEIGH A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $43,155.96 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARIA D Employer name Broome County Amount $43,155.81 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENECKE, JOSEPH C, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $43,155.68 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, GEORGE S, JR Employer name Town of Lyndon Amount $43,155.46 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, RUSSELL F Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $43,155.24 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULL, ZENA S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,155.11 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS-WILLIAMS, HILARY P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $43,155.07 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, GENNIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $43,155.06 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESTNUT, ROGER C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $43,154.48 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JENNIFER M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $43,154.42 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHNAZ, SAMEENA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $43,154.40 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTING, JOHN P, JR Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $43,154.28 Date 10/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, CAROL A Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $43,154.25 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZVORSKY, DEBORAH A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $43,154.12 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, RENEE A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $43,154.00 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEL, COLIN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,153.84 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, HELEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $43,153.80 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, KEITH J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $43,153.79 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGONER, TERRY J Employer name Town of Hume Amount $43,153.74 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JANETTE A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $43,153.69 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, EARL H, JR Employer name Town of Livingston Amount $43,153.53 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTA, GLORIA E Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,153.18 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, MARIANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,153.16 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDASCIA, JACQUELINE L Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $43,152.90 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, TRAVIS D Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $43,152.86 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DUANA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,152.78 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOAN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $43,152.64 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KENNETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $43,152.52 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TEESHA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $43,152.27 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZER, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Kirkwood Amount $43,152.22 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORADKI, BILLIE J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $43,151.85 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABA, GINA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $43,151.70 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LORI J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $43,151.40 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, CHRISTIE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $43,151.12 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKEY, JUANITA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $43,151.12 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGATO, EVANGELINE Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $43,150.86 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MARK E Employer name Nassau County Amount $43,150.84 Date 07/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOOTE, BRIAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $43,150.80 Date 06/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVDA, AVITAL S Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $43,150.66 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRSHEK, IAN D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $43,150.50 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, MARY ANN Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $43,150.44 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUCKETT, JEFFREY N Employer name Granville CSD Amount $43,150.40 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System