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 WARD, PATRICIA W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,207.79 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLEY, BLAKE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,207.66 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALES, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $64,207.50 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANNELLO, LORRAINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,206.97 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCARATO, REBECCA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,206.97 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHANICE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,206.88 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLMAN-CAMAH, AGNES S Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $64,206.40 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,206.35 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYLINSKYY, DMYTRO Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $64,206.34 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CATHERINE S Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $64,206.34 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, BARBARA E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $64,206.34 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MARIE C Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $64,206.34 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, JOYCE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $64,206.10 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKUDERA, DAVID M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $64,205.82 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASEK, PAUL R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,205.64 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, KIM W Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,205.52 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGGEL, PAUL H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,205.44 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, ERIN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,205.24 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURKEY, TOMMIE B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,204.82 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RACHEAL L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,204.81 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVENNA, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,204.62 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ALBERT J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $64,204.35 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,204.00 Date 11/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, ELISSA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,203.94 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKMAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,203.51 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, DAWN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,203.51 Date 04/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, SHEILA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,203.36 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADAV, NEELU H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,203.13 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, SEAN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $64,203.09 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YESSMAN, ANDREW W Employer name Schuyler County Amount $64,203.08 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DONALD T Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $64,202.88 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $64,202.84 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, QUANIELLE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,202.82 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,202.64 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JAMES M Employer name Miller Place Fire District Amount $64,202.35 Date 04/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANT, CORINE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,202.18 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, JOSHUA J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,201.84 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZOLINA, ROBIN C Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $64,201.68 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSHUA H Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,201.52 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ARTHUR E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,201.06 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THULKE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $64,200.91 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOF, ANDREA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,200.09 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, KELLY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,199.96 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $64,199.94 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENKER, ROBBIN B Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $64,199.19 Date 01/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVIN, NEAL D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $64,199.16 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPTURE, TROY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $64,199.16 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARIE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, JAIMIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, CRAIG M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, JOSHUA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JULIANE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, EILEEN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, MELINDA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DIANE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, MARY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY, DEBORAH M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAS, LAURIE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CEMANDA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, BONNIE D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 02/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANEK, KAREN B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,199.16 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORA, CARL J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $64,199.16 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TODD C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,199.16 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAFELC, REBECCA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $64,199.00 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUSLING, WILLIAM H, IV Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $64,198.91 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIPANO, CHRISTOPHER M, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,198.74 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, JOHNNY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,198.34 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, BRET S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,198.23 Date 02/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDEPALLI, VENU P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,198.12 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, ANNE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,197.71 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOSEPH W Employer name Cayuga County Amount $64,197.46 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOEANN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,197.45 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, THOMASINA Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $64,197.34 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELE Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $64,197.27 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, SUSAN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $64,197.09 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALENCIA, REINA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $64,196.94 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, STACY A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $64,196.82 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABILON, THOMAS R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,196.66 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTON, MICHELLE J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $64,196.37 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEFLE, THERESA B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,196.33 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZAROPPI, JACQUELINE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,196.32 Date 08/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIRN, KENNETH C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,196.25 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,196.18 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAM, CURDEL L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,196.17 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBOLD, PATRICIA M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $64,195.82 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, MAGGIE A Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $64,195.68 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEMO, KEVIN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $64,195.40 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANAYSY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,195.09 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOSEPH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,194.67 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMIONE, DANIEL L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,194.49 Date 09/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, GREGORY W Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $64,194.32 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, DAMARIS L Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,194.18 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MARY B Employer name Village of Orchard Park Amount $64,194.07 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, AMANDA B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,193.95 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXTON, TIMOTHY E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $64,193.90 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOYNE, DANIEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,193.70 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LORENA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,193.70 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDOCK, ANDREW D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,193.70 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System