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 STAFF, KATHY A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,243.13 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENNECA, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $67,242.61 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, JAMES J Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,242.44 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GROOT, KAREN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,242.30 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, CARMELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,242.15 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANU, LUCIAN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,241.93 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSUMECI, MARY ANN Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $67,241.90 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCK, CHRISTY E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $67,241.81 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOW, FRANK M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,241.78 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, MERNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,241.53 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEITH S Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $67,241.53 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, LINDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,241.01 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALLANZA, MICHAEL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,240.63 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CESARIO, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,240.40 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, MICHELE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,240.27 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ASHLEY N Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $67,240.24 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, DARRYL C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $67,240.18 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIER, DONNA Y Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $67,240.16 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, RACHEL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,239.52 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, NEAL A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $67,239.11 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $67,239.05 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EGER, SUSAN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $67,238.69 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, MARILYN E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,238.68 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCE, GARY W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,238.50 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, STEVEN R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,238.44 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPICE, YAHAIDA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $67,238.37 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JASMIN E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $67,238.33 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUFFREY, DEDREA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,238.33 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLETT, JAMES P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,238.33 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHERYL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,238.33 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, CARLA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $67,238.17 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUJOLS, YVETTE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,237.59 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUKOUEV, ROBERT Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $67,237.48 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJACK, JOHN Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $67,237.09 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCKLER, JANICE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $67,237.01 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $67,236.97 Date 12/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIA, LUCA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,236.54 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, JANET M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,236.32 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, VIVEK Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,236.22 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACERINO, VIRGINIA M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $67,236.12 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPFLE, DALE W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $67,236.02 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MICHELLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,236.00 Date 08/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEANNE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,235.36 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, RICHARD J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $67,234.52 Date 03/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, FORD H Employer name Education Department Amount $67,233.74 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDIK, LISA ANNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,233.71 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEELAM, ELIZABETH A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,233.67 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, JILLIAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,233.52 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KAREN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,233.50 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, DONNA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,233.35 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCOMB, PATRICIA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,233.28 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEKLOVSKY, NATALIE R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,233.16 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKPAHA-MENSAH, SHIRYL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,232.84 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, JOANNA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,232.80 Date 12/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIOMO, STEVEN F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,232.44 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUL, ALLA Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $67,232.27 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, TERRA C Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,232.08 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, KATHLEEN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $67,232.02 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, PAUL A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,231.97 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, ALEXIS L Employer name Education Department Amount $67,231.91 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIS, KATHRYN K Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,231.88 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKKER, VICTORIA P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,231.76 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEILEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,231.63 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, JAMES W Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,231.51 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERHART, JENNIFER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,231.12 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, MATTHEW R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $67,230.80 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPLOCK, STEPHANIE H Employer name Otsego County Amount $67,230.00 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONACO, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,229.85 Date 09/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEN, MARISOL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,229.67 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINI, EVGENIA V Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,229.66 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MELISSA L Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $67,229.52 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEICKERT, PAUL G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,229.20 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUILLEMOT, BRADLEY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $67,229.17 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $67,229.01 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS-DICIOCCIO, TAMI L Employer name Erie County Amount $67,228.96 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KATHRYN M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $67,228.93 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADTKE, CARL A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,228.57 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, BRIAN Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $67,228.44 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM DE ANDRES, MELISSA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,227.38 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSPELMYER, MOLLIE J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $67,226.60 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBRAHIM, SAVITREE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $67,225.85 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, DOMINICK J, JR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,225.31 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LETITIA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $67,225.24 Date 07/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZENGA, DAVID A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,224.99 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, MAXIMILIANO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,224.73 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNY, BRIAN A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,224.65 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, WILLIAM Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $67,224.03 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOLLA, JO A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $67,223.98 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, RODNEY J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $67,223.75 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, JOSE MARIE C Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $67,223.60 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKIN, FRANCIS C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,223.56 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAATZ, JANET P Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,223.39 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JERRICA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,223.29 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KRISTIN Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $67,222.96 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,222.56 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASDELL, KIMBERLY J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,222.35 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLER, ERICA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,222.04 Date 05/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY-GIANNINO, GAIL B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,221.95 Date 05/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, PAULA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,221.95 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GREGORY W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $67,221.88 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System