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 CAREY, LAURA M Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $63,516.76 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, MADELINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,516.66 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, CHANDLER S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,516.42 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANITS, DAWN A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $63,516.03 Date 02/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, BRAD E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,515.39 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPARDO, KEVIN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,515.36 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAMON E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $63,515.14 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, ANDREW C Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $63,514.49 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURIZIO, LISA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,514.35 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GREG D Employer name Greene County Amount $63,514.27 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZON-LANOIX, CLAUDINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,514.14 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RYAN M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,514.08 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURST, RICHARD J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $63,513.68 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, HEATHER D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,513.50 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, KIPP M Employer name Seneca County Amount $63,513.10 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GLYNIS Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,512.93 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, BRIDGET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,512.73 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,512.66 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTIME, MARC E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $63,512.60 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JACQUES A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,512.50 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, LISA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $63,512.49 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSART, RACHEL D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,512.48 Date 08/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODA, OLAKUNLE O Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $63,512.24 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KEITH A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,512.19 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSI, ARMANDO M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $63,512.18 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLANDER, JUSTIN A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $63,511.90 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, SUMITA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,511.59 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, TAMMY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,511.23 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUWE, JEFFREY C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,510.74 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULMER, KAREN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,510.54 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZOLD, JOHN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,510.51 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURRERA, ERIN A Employer name Massapequa Bd of Water Commis Amount $63,510.33 Date 02/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $63,510.31 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AARON, JANET L Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $63,510.22 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMAN, BRIDGETT M Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $63,510.22 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, MARLENA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,510.02 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, ROBERT A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,509.78 Date 03/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERI, SUSAN C Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,509.46 Date 12/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SEAN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,509.35 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURECK, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,509.16 Date 05/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, EDWARD F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,508.94 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCREEN, TRACEE D Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $63,508.93 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ASHLEY CHRISTINE Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,508.64 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, DAVID P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $63,508.58 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BARBARA R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,508.06 Date 12/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOK, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,507.95 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANI, PADMINI Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,507.83 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, CARMELA Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,507.51 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $63,507.39 Date 04/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MICHAEL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,507.29 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, FRANK, JR Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $63,507.27 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEBERLING, MARK H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,507.16 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY C Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $63,507.03 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, HOLLY Employer name Cayuga County Amount $63,506.84 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, KERRI B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,505.89 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERIMIAN, DEBBY L Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $63,505.78 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, PAMELA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,504.99 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSKI, DANIELLE C Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $63,504.92 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNATO, BARBARA ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,504.32 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, DARON J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,504.28 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $63,503.89 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, LI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,503.71 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCANSON, WILLIAM F Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,503.69 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORREST, MONICA E Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $63,503.38 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, ANDREW W Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $63,503.29 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,503.14 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIN, PORTIA G Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $63,502.98 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZAJ, DANIEL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,502.56 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCUE, CAROLINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,502.53 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRANE, COLLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,502.49 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAS, MARIA E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $63,501.87 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, CASSI JO F Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $63,501.71 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEEVER, AMANDA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,501.65 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERND, MICHAEL R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $63,501.57 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,501.31 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, KEVIN A Employer name Broome County Amount $63,501.14 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVENGER, RACHAEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,501.12 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,500.68 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLEY, DERREK S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $63,500.61 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESSANDRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,500.28 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAOYE, MICHAEL Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,500.06 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES-BOHNER, HOLLY E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,500.04 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAMARAL, MATTHEW J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $63,500.01 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEVA, MICHAEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,499.80 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, STEVE J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $63,499.66 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SARITA G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,499.53 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, CHARLES A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,498.97 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STARR L Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,498.45 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKE, KATHERINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,498.28 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $63,498.00 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZOTTE, DEBORAH A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,497.85 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MARGOT M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,497.69 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSE, CHERYL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,496.81 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, STEVEN E Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $63,496.79 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATSHAW, RICHARD D C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,496.56 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZIER, JOHN C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $63,495.89 Date 01/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, GREGORY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,495.71 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATU, MARIO R, JR Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $63,495.71 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANGELA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,495.57 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RACHELLE A Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $63,495.56 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System