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 FRANCOIS, ELMIRENE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $43,150.29 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, STEVEN J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $43,150.20 Date 11/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POROPAT, CAROLINE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $43,150.13 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILICH, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,150.00 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFAGLIONE, GWEN B Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $43,149.57 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUGH, KELLY S Employer name Essex County Amount $43,149.28 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GECEWICZ, JUSTIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,149.11 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,148.80 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKEL, JOHANNA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,148.53 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTE, PAUL E Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $43,148.51 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSETTI, FRANK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $43,148.48 Date 05/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, ERIC R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,148.03 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, BRANDI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $43,147.97 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, PAUL Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,147.94 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, CHRISTINA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,147.94 Date 11/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRECKER, PETER A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $43,147.94 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKO, VLADIMIR S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,147.90 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASE, JOANNE E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $43,147.69 Date 11/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, STACY J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,147.62 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFTS, DANA C. Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $43,147.52 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, SUE A Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $43,147.38 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWICK, LAWRENCE R Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $43,147.34 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GARRY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $43,147.28 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, MARK S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $43,146.96 Date 02/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTRE, GUINELLE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $43,146.69 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, SHIRLEY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $43,146.65 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LISA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $43,146.54 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, SUE ANN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $43,146.53 Date 10/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, PETER K, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,146.18 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, JAMES O Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,146.06 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITZRICK, SARAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $43,146.04 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $43,146.03 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCTIVE, JEROME A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $43,145.73 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $43,145.61 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHLEDER, SCOTT E Employer name City of Olean Amount $43,145.20 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEVE, MELISSA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $43,144.87 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, SUSAN M Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $43,144.85 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CARRIE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $43,144.52 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKELL, PATRICK D Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $43,144.49 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, JOHN J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $43,144.16 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAS, KARLA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $43,143.62 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISESI-SCHETTINI, LINDA M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $43,143.51 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, BRUCE R Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $43,143.39 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DANIEL B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $43,143.25 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, GRACE Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,143.15 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CYNTHIA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,143.15 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKI, DAWN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $43,143.15 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFIELD, TREMAINE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $43,142.93 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $43,142.86 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOLDSBY, VINCENT J, JR Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $43,142.78 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, WALTER F Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $43,142.59 Date 02/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CASSANDRA E Employer name Seneca County Amount $43,142.23 Date 03/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTENBERGER, MARIELA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $43,142.17 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMON, BEVERLY ANN Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $43,141.94 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKARIAN, LINDA S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $43,141.73 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, LYNETTE N Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $43,141.63 Date 10/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, LEWIS M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $43,141.55 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, VICTOR A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $43,141.39 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNER, KAREN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,141.33 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LAURA A Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $43,141.16 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEHN, GERALD F, JR Employer name Town of Marshall Amount $43,141.07 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, KELLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $43,141.04 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOR, LESLEY I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $43,140.91 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, DEREK D Employer name Town of Madrid Amount $43,140.81 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, SARAH J Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $43,140.75 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, CAROLYN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $43,140.60 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJOR, JACOB R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $43,140.52 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIL, SUKRUTA S Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $43,140.46 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ELAINE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $43,140.44 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DERRICK A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $43,140.40 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, SHELLY Employer name Otsego County Amount $43,140.23 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTRIGHT, CHRISTINE M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $43,139.90 Date 10/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SUSAN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $43,139.87 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVETT, REBECCA R Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $43,139.75 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASTRAGLIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $43,139.49 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARANGELO, EMMA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $43,139.45 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASEDOW, DEBRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,139.45 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINE, JEFFREY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $43,139.32 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGNON, JASON L Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $43,138.92 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ERIN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $43,138.67 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $43,138.45 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, VICTOR A Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $43,138.44 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUMI, CAROLINA E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $43,137.98 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, LYNDON Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $43,137.90 Date 05/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAKE, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $43,137.80 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JOHN L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $43,137.58 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALA-BRAMER, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $43,137.58 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANINE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $43,137.37 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, TRENT M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $43,137.35 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, MARGARET H Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $43,137.08 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JUNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $43,137.00 Date 08/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, CAROL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $43,136.70 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, BETHANY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $43,136.43 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINARSKI, PAMELA I Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $43,136.36 Date 01/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, LISA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $43,136.16 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, DENNIS J Employer name Greene County Amount $43,135.72 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOEDICKE, STEPHANIE R Employer name Delaware County Amount $43,135.65 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, STACIE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $43,135.25 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FREDERICK J Employer name City of Rome Amount $43,135.22 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $43,135.19 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System