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 BALLONI, MARY ANN Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,395.53 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITO, LAUREN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,395.50 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMINS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,395.50 Date 03/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRISS, LINDSAY I Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,395.34 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, ANN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,395.34 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMBERG, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $42,394.96 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, STEPHEN M Employer name Albany County Amount $42,394.91 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, JAMES J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $42,394.81 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISA, CARLEEN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,394.81 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, NANCY A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $42,394.38 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTTRUFF, KELLY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,394.13 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, FRANCINE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $42,394.11 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINICROPI, ARTHUR J Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,394.04 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDSTROM, KATHY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,393.67 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, CHARLES Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $42,393.55 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, STEPHANIE A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $42,393.32 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,393.01 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JANIS M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $42,392.93 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROBERTA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $42,392.82 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONABLE-PANTALONE, AMANDA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,392.62 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, STEVEN T Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $42,392.53 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIKAR, KAREN A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $42,391.86 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADTKE, SHARON L Employer name Delaware County Amount $42,391.72 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYAN P Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,391.71 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INNIS, PAMELA S Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,391.63 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNORR, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $42,391.63 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, CHERYL M Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $42,391.56 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERLY, DONALD L, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $42,391.46 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, EDWIN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,391.41 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAME, CARL J Employer name Seneca County Amount $42,391.02 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, ROBERT L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $42,390.98 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISJAK, LAURA C Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $42,390.95 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES R, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $42,390.90 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTIN M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $42,390.84 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANZ, JULES Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $42,390.57 Date 07/09/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, PATRICIA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $42,390.48 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLO, DEBORAH M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $42,390.39 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHELEMY, MYRNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,390.32 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIERE, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,390.15 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, LESLIE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,390.14 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WANDA F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $42,389.65 Date 04/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, JANINE M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $42,389.31 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CRAIG M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $42,388.92 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARIA N Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,388.67 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWAK, N ANDY Employer name Yates County Amount $42,388.52 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTELLI, RYAN J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,388.46 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARCY, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,388.26 Date 05/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ERICA L Employer name Essex County Amount $42,388.00 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENO, EMMETT J Employer name Village of Homer Amount $42,387.77 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIGGLE, MASON A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $42,387.55 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICAT, MERYL K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,387.34 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CARLOS W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,387.13 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MICHAEL L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $42,386.91 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MILDRED Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $42,386.87 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, TERRY L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $42,386.66 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMAPEERA, NICOM Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,386.47 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, MARY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,385.98 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, ELENA Employer name Ulster County Amount $42,385.97 Date 01/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JOSE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,385.72 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PAULINE M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $42,385.36 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, SHAUVIK Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $42,385.25 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, GRACE M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $42,385.02 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $42,385.00 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CAREY H Employer name Ontario County Amount $42,384.88 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, EDIBERTO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,384.73 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $42,384.30 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Springfield Amount $42,384.25 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, RAMONA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,384.11 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LIBERTIS, ANNMARIE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $42,383.91 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ADAM G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $42,383.79 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, COLLEEN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,383.52 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, SUE A Employer name Chenango County Amount $42,383.40 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD-ELLIOTT, SHARON M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,383.38 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIDESTER, ROSANNE L Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $42,383.38 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,383.27 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, IAN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,383.16 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGUERA, CATHY Employer name Erie County Amount $42,382.93 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $42,382.46 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NEVE, TAMMY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,382.42 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENDEL, MARY B Employer name Victor CSD Amount $42,382.30 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHELDON E Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,382.25 Date 06/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $42,382.21 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JONATHAN M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $42,382.08 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZILSKI, LAUREN T Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $42,382.08 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, JOSELENE Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $42,381.55 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARLA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $42,381.40 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DARRYL Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,381.28 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALIA, FERDINANDO A Employer name Village of Medina Amount $42,380.96 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SUSAN A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $42,380.89 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, GERALDINE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,380.85 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLEY, MARGARET J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $42,380.84 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ZIMBABWE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,380.81 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, JESSICA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,380.38 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKHURST, ALLEN E Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,380.06 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCIA, HEATHER R Employer name Albany County Amount $42,380.02 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEADORE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $42,379.72 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, KEVIN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $42,379.65 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTER, DEBRA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $42,379.51 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTAFSON, MATTHEW D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,379.45 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, CHARLES M Employer name Village of Head of The Harbor Amount $42,379.45 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System