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 TABOLT, RYAN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $42,351.33 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERALE, ASSUNTA Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,351.30 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRY L Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $42,351.10 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTIE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,350.72 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $42,350.69 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, FRANCIS X, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,350.67 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUDITH A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $42,350.53 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JAMES A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,350.26 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEKSA, ANDREW A Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $42,350.24 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PHILOMENA J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $42,350.20 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LILL, SHAWN T Employer name Town of West Union Amount $42,350.19 Date 04/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, REGINA M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $42,349.52 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, RYAN A Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $42,349.44 Date 09/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, HOLLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,349.26 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, MARK R Employer name Oswego County Amount $42,349.12 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTONE, JAMES E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $42,349.03 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEZIALE, JOSEPH B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $42,349.03 Date 11/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, CHANDRA L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $42,348.97 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, MICHAEL J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $42,348.93 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,348.74 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMMO, PENELOPE A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,348.54 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, EDWARD F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,348.33 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, STACY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,348.08 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHELE C Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $42,348.05 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WALTER A Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $42,347.78 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCO, PAULA L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $42,347.77 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAR, MICHELE T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,347.75 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JACK J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $42,347.53 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLHAUS, THOMAS M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,347.37 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, VERONICA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,347.24 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, EDWIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,346.91 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, MEGAN M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $42,346.75 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURLEY, ELENA M Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,346.71 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $42,346.51 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNING, ALLEN J Employer name Town of Ephratah Amount $42,346.43 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPENHAGEN, F DAMON Employer name Greece CSD Amount $42,346.06 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, DEBRA A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $42,345.94 Date 02/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, PATRICIA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,345.72 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TAMARA F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $42,345.44 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JOSEPH F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,345.18 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULIZZI, JACQUELYN C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $42,345.14 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, MEREDITH J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $42,345.08 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LISA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $42,345.08 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, REINA Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $42,344.98 Date 01/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LUIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,344.96 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORCH-ROZENGOTA, MELISSA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $42,344.82 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $42,344.73 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, DONNA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $42,344.63 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, ASHLEY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,344.47 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL, CEASAR B Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $42,344.30 Date 01/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEATHERS, KENNETH C, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $42,344.05 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Caroline Amount $42,343.88 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFRAM, ELEANOR M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $42,343.72 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, SHAUN D Employer name City of Rome Amount $42,343.71 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, DEBORAH L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $42,343.60 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, CAROL S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,343.50 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROPE, JON M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $42,343.37 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTH, CLIFFORD A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $42,343.31 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JENNIFER J Employer name Cortland County Amount $42,343.30 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, SUSAN Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $42,343.30 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYHRETER, LEIGH M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $42,343.28 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESICK, TYLER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $42,343.15 Date 05/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYTE, SANDRA J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $42,343.14 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, RANDI Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $42,342.98 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMPIE, ROSEMARY S Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $42,342.74 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, MONICA C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $42,342.70 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUSTIN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $42,342.21 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, LEIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,342.20 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNBERG, STEVEN D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $42,341.80 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, NANETTE M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $42,341.69 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLNER, CONNIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $42,341.48 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,341.43 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKROVANY, ASHLEY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $42,341.30 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, SHANNAN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,341.24 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENDRICK, DAWN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,341.15 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, ROBERT, II Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,341.13 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, PATRICIA J Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,341.10 Date 02/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCO, KEVIN J Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,341.08 Date 05/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLEGOS SARANGO, LARRY J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,341.04 Date 02/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPSON, RYAN A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,341.03 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $42,340.88 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERTINO, KELLY A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $42,340.79 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPA, JUDY A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $42,340.76 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, DOROTHY Employer name Education Department Amount $42,340.64 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, BRITTANY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,340.27 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD E Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,340.16 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, TANESHIA P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $42,339.65 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, SHELLIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,339.33 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, MARY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $42,339.14 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, DANIELLE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $42,338.97 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, STEVEN J Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $42,338.92 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, EUGENE E Employer name Town of Essex Amount $42,338.83 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFIN, CLIFFORD J Employer name Town of Litchfield Amount $42,338.51 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $42,338.27 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LORI-ANNE H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $42,338.19 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJEDEEN, MASUDA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $42,338.04 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ARTHUR E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,337.81 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOUSHEK, KELSEY L Employer name Broome County Amount $42,337.46 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISER, JOHN H Employer name Columbia County Amount $42,337.41 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TOWANA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,337.25 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System