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 HENRY, WENDY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,022.68 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, ROY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,022.46 Date 11/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTELLAR, MATTHEW C Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,021.61 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAN, JOHN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $64,021.50 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $64,021.37 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, MICHELE A Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $64,021.00 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRUSO, JOSEPH Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,021.00 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELSIGNORE-DYER, CHERLYN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,020.50 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, MARJORIE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,019.81 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLSON-PRIORE, LISA J Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $64,019.74 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVORMINA, CHARLES J Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,019.27 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATECKI, DALE J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,018.40 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTH, CONSTANCE C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,018.25 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $64,018.20 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOSSE, ANDREW J Employer name Albany County Amount $64,018.18 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, RONALD M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $64,018.11 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-CAVE, ANGEL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,018.10 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEELER, NANCY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,017.95 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRASKA, MICHELLE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,017.94 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, MATTHEW A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,017.85 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, DAVID Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $64,017.69 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TAMIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,017.53 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, ELIZABETH JANE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,017.46 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNAUER, MARK A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,017.10 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, ROBERT A Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $64,016.90 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU KASZ, KAREN J Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $64,016.82 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRANDIER, AUDREY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,016.46 Date 12/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, RODNEY J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $64,016.32 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMEROD, PAUL D, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,016.27 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $64,015.34 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $64,015.28 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATARAZZO, ROBIN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,015.13 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTEN, MATTHEW A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,015.02 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, BRADLEY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,014.88 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESWELL, GREGORY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,014.61 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, HEATHER E Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,014.59 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORYTKOWSKI, MICHAEL G Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,014.58 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVEN, EUGENIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,014.57 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLA, PHILLIP N Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $64,014.37 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON-SIGEL, P A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,013.99 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, LIDER E Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $64,013.39 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JUAN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,013.31 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, CLEVELAND M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,013.21 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,013.03 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY ANNE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,013.02 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASSCHE, DANIEL M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $64,012.53 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENKE, SUZANNE C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,012.51 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHARLENE H Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,012.09 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,011.52 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLING, HELEN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,010.91 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILESKI, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $64,010.76 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC WHORTER, JAMES H Employer name Town of North Dansville Amount $64,010.74 Date 07/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, KEITH H Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,010.59 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, THOMAS G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,009.69 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, WILLIAM F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $64,009.42 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, KEREON M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,009.13 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TIFFINEY J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $64,009.10 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MELISSA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,008.91 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURISKO, MEREDITH A Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,008.19 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASNIGHT, DAVID E Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,008.18 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATH, LEON C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,008.08 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAXON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Highland CSD Amount $64,007.96 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,007.55 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TODD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $64,007.50 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $64,007.43 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIANTO, DEIRDRE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,007.30 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPELLE, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Whitehall Amount $64,007.26 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, JACOB R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $64,007.20 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEMURRO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $64,007.19 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLO-ADER, ANN MARIE B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $64,007.03 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, ANNE-MARIE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,006.52 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFINCHIO, GARY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,005.90 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,005.79 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENERA, PAMELA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $64,005.17 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, ARLEEN M Employer name Albany County Amount $64,004.97 Date 03/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DAVID J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $64,004.25 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIALATELA, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $64,004.16 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFF, FRANK H Employer name Steuben County Amount $64,003.68 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, BENJAMIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,003.45 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, TRUDY Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $64,002.19 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, MARCIA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,002.18 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARE, ORSOLA Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $64,001.93 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARULO, JANIS M Employer name Steuben County Amount $64,001.91 Date 01/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOX, KIMMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,000.75 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, TERESA R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,000.67 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, JACQUELINE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $64,000.04 Date 05/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, LISA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,999.79 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROFF, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,999.78 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR-FUNNELL, TRACY E Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $63,999.78 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, GLORIA MERCEDES Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,999.51 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHMAN, DEIRDRE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,999.48 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, CAROL J Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $63,999.37 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWES, GARY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,999.00 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, ADELE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,999.00 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $63,998.84 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, ANDREW R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $63,998.84 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARABULA, JILL M Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,997.35 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELAHN, ALISON Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,997.32 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEEBY, STEVEN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,997.30 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $63,997.01 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System