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 HACH, LELAND J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $42,199.39 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARNITZKE, PAUL T Employer name Village of North Collins Amount $42,199.38 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWANS, TERESA Y Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $42,199.30 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRILLO, ROBERT B Employer name Nassau County Amount $42,199.29 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, NANCY L Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $42,199.20 Date 01/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIO, DIORIS A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $42,199.08 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, BRYCE D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $42,199.02 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JANET I Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $42,198.91 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HVOZDA, SOFIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,198.81 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SYBIL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $42,198.64 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, JUDY A Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $42,198.45 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSON, DEBORAH S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $42,198.09 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULETTE, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $42,198.06 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYLA-FISHER, BRITTANY A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $42,198.05 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,198.03 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,197.84 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, ALAN D Employer name Otsego County Amount $42,197.43 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATTEGRAIN, RICKARDO Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $42,197.36 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROIETTI-FOX, LISA M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $42,197.30 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGRIM, PAUL P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $42,197.28 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LISA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,197.28 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOD, CHARLES G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,197.28 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY, BARBARA E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $42,197.28 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, COLLEEN Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $42,197.28 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERPENING, SCOTT W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $42,197.23 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TIANA N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $42,197.11 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, RENEE M Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $42,196.85 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, AMELFI I Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $42,196.45 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, WALTER J, JR Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $42,196.42 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DANIEL J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $42,196.41 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO KLEIN, GIOVANNA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $42,196.02 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONICA, SCOTT A Employer name Saratoga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $42,196.00 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, NEAL Z Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,195.85 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEILING, DIANE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,195.84 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TERRY Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $42,195.78 Date 03/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINOGA, LUIS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $42,195.71 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, NELSON PAUL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $42,195.57 Date 03/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCKENS, PATRICIA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $42,195.37 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, RUTH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,195.33 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHILLIP H Employer name Town of Parma Amount $42,195.32 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, CRAIG A Employer name Erie County Amount $42,195.04 Date 01/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISMAN, ERIC E Employer name Town of West Union Amount $42,194.82 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Essex County Amount $42,194.80 Date 07/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVOGLIO, SHERRY M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $42,194.20 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMOND, CLAYTON, SR Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $42,194.00 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALCK, BRANDON W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,193.98 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLE, ROSEMARY Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $42,193.47 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, NATHANIEL D Employer name City of Albany Amount $42,193.38 Date 02/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, MEAGHAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $42,193.12 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, LINDA M Employer name Wayne County Amount $42,193.10 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MELISSA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $42,192.82 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORION, FRITZ GERALD Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $42,192.81 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, TIMMY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $42,192.69 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $42,192.67 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN B Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $42,192.66 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NESCI, ANTHONY P Employer name Erie County Amount $42,192.65 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CHERYL A Employer name City of Troy Amount $42,191.90 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERSTONE, JOANN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $42,191.60 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RUSSELL R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $42,191.54 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSZER, MELISSA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $42,191.46 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, BENJAMIN C, SR Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $42,191.45 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAEDE, JOHN C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $42,191.29 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELLI, CARMELA C Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $42,191.25 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, SARAH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $42,191.09 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, DEBORAH A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $42,190.56 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALT, MARYANN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $42,190.56 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CORINNE A Employer name Franklin Co Solid Waste Mgt Au Amount $42,190.55 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERBURNE, HEIDI L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $42,190.51 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, JULIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,190.45 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, KATHERINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $42,190.31 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBURY, ELLEN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $42,190.25 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFF, LISA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $42,190.12 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOUFALY, JAMES A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $42,190.08 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COPPOLA, THERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $42,189.84 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, PATRICIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $42,189.84 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTE, JENNA M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $42,189.80 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIR, DEBRA B Employer name Livingston Manor CSD Amount $42,189.58 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, LORRENE P Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $42,189.38 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOCCO, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Throop Amount $42,189.16 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNPHY, ANGELA M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $42,189.02 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, BRENDA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $42,188.56 Date 11/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTIA, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $42,188.42 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTAN, JOHN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $42,188.18 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, CIRITA T Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $42,188.01 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $42,187.99 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JAVIER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $42,187.88 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TRACEY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,187.86 Date 08/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, JILL Employer name West Canada Valley CSD Amount $42,187.70 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGARDI, DARREN G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $42,187.65 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, CURTIS R Employer name Town of Sterling Amount $42,187.58 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRITTNEY C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $42,187.57 Date 08/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKOVSEK, NINA F Employer name Dolgeville CSD Amount $42,187.47 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, BESSIE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $42,187.11 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRY, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $42,186.97 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, JACQUELINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $42,186.92 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTISS, ABIGAIL Employer name Cornell University Amount $42,186.87 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEWEY, JOHN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $42,186.85 Date 10/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ALFRED L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $42,186.52 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEAN S Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $42,186.41 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $42,186.32 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System