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 FREAR, ELIZABETH L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,462.32 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWHITNEY, FRANK Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,462.32 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, FRANK J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,462.06 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEENBURGH, TREVOR L Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,461.94 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFALINI, CHRISTINA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $42,461.82 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADERER, ERIK G Employer name Village of Alden Amount $42,461.81 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, MICHAEL B Employer name Oneida County Amount $42,461.76 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, F STEVEN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $42,461.49 Date 08/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, DELORES B Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $42,461.11 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLOWSKI, PAMELA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,460.69 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEJNAR, KELLY M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $42,460.57 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANN L Employer name Town of Hancock Amount $42,460.55 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDIMIR, BRANKICA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,460.25 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, DONNIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,460.18 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DEBRA E Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,459.81 Date 03/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYENIYI, AKINMORIN G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $42,459.80 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MICHAEL Employer name Hudson Housing Authority Amount $42,459.55 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MARK Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,459.54 Date 01/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, TENA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,459.38 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,459.32 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGA, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,459.03 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ASHLEY S Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $42,458.94 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTEYS, LUKE P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $42,458.73 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, ADAM T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $42,457.99 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, DONALD F Employer name Montgomery County Amount $42,457.85 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JOSHUA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $42,457.79 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOYLES, JEANETTE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,457.59 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTIPELO, GINA M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $42,457.53 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MEGHAN R Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $42,457.39 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNONE, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,456.88 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVERSA, DIANE M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $42,456.81 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LORIE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,456.62 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PATTEN, MICHAEL B Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $42,456.54 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHNER, KIM M Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,456.45 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TRACEY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,456.45 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENSMA, MARY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $42,456.24 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ARLENE V Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $42,456.07 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLEN, CHARLES L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,455.90 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLT, ELIZABETH D Employer name Clinton County Amount $42,455.88 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERLI, JOANN L Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $42,455.58 Date 11/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCO, GRAZYNA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,455.57 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JACLYN O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,455.31 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANHOUTEN, MARY ANN Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,455.28 Date 02/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $42,455.24 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN, SANDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,454.32 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBIT, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $42,454.19 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, JERRY M Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $42,454.07 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWANKWO, EMMANUEL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,454.03 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBIE, JOANN I Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $42,453.98 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, JASON D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,453.68 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRISH, PAUL B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $42,453.47 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYTES, ARIELLE J Employer name Orange County Amount $42,453.37 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWEHL, NOREEN D Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $42,453.20 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, NICOLE M Employer name Orleans County Amount $42,453.17 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMINK, TONILYNN B Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $42,453.06 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDA, FRANCESCA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,453.02 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFISTER, NICOLE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,453.00 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELE, DIANE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $42,452.90 Date 04/07/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, YOLANDA D Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $42,452.66 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, ELIZABETH D Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $42,452.64 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,452.60 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPPEN, GEORGE J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,452.05 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILAND, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,451.88 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAN FILIPPO, JOANNE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $42,451.76 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELANSON, KAREN A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $42,451.64 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DEBRA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $42,451.44 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGILL, RYAN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $42,451.40 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, BRADLEY F Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $42,451.30 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAENLEIN, PATRICK J, JR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $42,451.28 Date 07/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, EDWARD L Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $42,451.11 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JOHN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,451.00 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELEY, TIMOTHY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,450.90 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $42,450.63 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $42,450.41 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENT, DIANE S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,450.10 Date 05/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, KATHERINE J Employer name Genesee County Amount $42,450.00 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKES, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $42,449.94 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUL, MARCELLA L Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $42,449.59 Date 04/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUFEL, CONRAD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,449.24 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERY, SARAH O Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $42,448.90 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCZE, LISA R Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $42,448.80 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, DALE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $42,448.65 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,448.62 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATA, ANDREW W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,448.33 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARIA, JACLYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,448.28 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NATHANIEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,448.15 Date 08/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERONIS, CHRISTINE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,448.12 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, STUART P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $42,448.05 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, AMY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $42,447.83 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, LORI A Employer name Livingston County Amount $42,447.75 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, JAMAR B Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $42,447.75 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCIMAS, ALLEN Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $42,447.50 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, NIKYA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,446.99 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE-CANNONIER, PATTI Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $42,446.60 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDLONG, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $42,445.93 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, HAYLEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,445.77 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Town of Colchester Amount $42,445.44 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKLER, JOHN K Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $42,445.42 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JACKIE Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $42,445.42 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERI, BENEDICT L, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,445.40 Date 12/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System