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 MAC RAE, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $63,580.10 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, BUNNY T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,580.09 Date 11/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE, WILLIAM L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,580.07 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, NEFERTITI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,579.93 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, ERIC D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,579.69 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITESIDE, CRYSTAL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,579.66 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBURY, TARNISHA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $63,579.63 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNO, JASON G Employer name Livingston County Amount $63,579.60 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRITTANY L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $63,579.60 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLODZINSKI, JOHN Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,579.58 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERING, ELIZABETH Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,579.52 Date 09/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AVOLIO, DAVID E Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,579.04 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEN, ROBERT A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $63,578.80 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONEL, ROBERT W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,578.21 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, MICHELE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,578.15 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, JAMES E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $63,578.05 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, WILLIE L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $63,577.49 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIACCIA, RENE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,577.26 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DONNA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,577.04 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, CORTNEY W Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $63,577.03 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEN, SARAH A Employer name Schuylerville CSD Amount $63,576.89 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARLENE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $63,576.80 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANTE, LOUIS F Employer name Town of Greece Amount $63,576.36 Date 01/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, WILLIAM E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,576.17 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, LINDA J Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $63,576.05 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO-NKUM, JAMES K Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $63,576.00 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVISA, MARIE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $63,575.44 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JUSTINA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,575.07 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY, STEPHEN E Employer name Erie County Amount $63,574.61 Date 08/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,574.45 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERS, DONNA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,574.28 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGFREDE, MARGARET M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,573.84 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIERI, JOSETTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,573.30 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLUM, TIMOTHY L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $63,573.17 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, JENNY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,572.97 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $63,572.69 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANON, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $63,572.67 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LOUISE Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $63,572.66 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $63,572.18 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABO, MATTHEW J, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,571.86 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, CATHERINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,571.71 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CRYSTAL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,571.62 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROL, THOMAS J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,571.51 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, SHEILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,571.19 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALIKOWSKI, MARK D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,571.16 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFALINO, ROSALIA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,570.98 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BUQUE, KRISTOFER K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,570.86 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,570.83 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITALE, DOMINICK J Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,570.53 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,570.26 Date 11/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDSCHENK, THOMAS J Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,570.24 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, SUSAN G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,569.40 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGBOAT, ANTHONY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,568.68 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, JONATHAN B Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $63,568.17 Date 05/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KENNETH M, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $63,567.99 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEON, LIDIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,567.34 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,567.32 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPOLITO, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,567.32 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, MAUREEN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,567.31 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, JENNIFER M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,567.31 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHUNMWANGHO, IKPONMWOSA G Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $63,567.19 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CHARLES C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,566.97 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBACH, MATTHEW R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,566.62 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, GINA MARIE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $63,566.60 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATCH, NICHOLAS J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,566.56 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURKOUMELIS, JOANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,566.50 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, RYAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,566.47 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, PATRICIA A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $63,566.41 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JEREMY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,566.22 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTIANO, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,566.07 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROBERT L, II Employer name Steuben County Amount $63,566.00 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINFELD, JASON Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $63,565.84 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, MICHAEL L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,565.36 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, PAULA T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,565.32 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, WALTER D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,565.08 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALTHAZAR, MC REYNALD Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,565.04 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DANIEL S Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $63,564.44 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GREGORY C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,564.30 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIOCO, JOHN P Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,564.02 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUBEN, CHARLOTTE Q Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,563.92 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKERTON, ROBYNE K Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $63,563.70 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NATHANIEL E Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,563.65 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDLING, CORINNE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $63,563.43 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,563.43 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRIESCI, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $63,563.40 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBICHAUD, GUY M, SR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,563.33 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, CYNTHIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,563.13 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, LAWRENCE M, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,562.73 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARLO T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,562.40 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DIRK A Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,562.37 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, RUTH L Employer name Rockville Centre Comm Dev Agcy Amount $63,562.28 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, GLENN E.JR Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $63,562.05 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, MINERVA S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,561.69 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, ROBERT A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $63,561.51 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPID-GREAVES, RONA S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $63,561.39 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILON, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,560.99 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AMY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,560.38 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINIAK, GARY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,560.13 Date 06/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-KIRKLAND, BARBARA D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,559.98 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARE, CHRIS R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,559.76 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System