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 MC DONALD, RABECCA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,357.48 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEFIERD, STEPHANIE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,357.42 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, BRANDON K Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $63,357.40 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KENNY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,357.14 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZCZAK, KYLE J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,357.06 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUD, MICHELE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $63,357.03 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,357.02 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JENNIFER L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $63,356.38 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, ROSEMARIE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,356.36 Date 09/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIVID, NANCY M Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $63,356.34 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAROWICZ, PAUL F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,356.25 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TANISHA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,355.67 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,355.66 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, WILLIAM M Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $63,355.58 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, DONNA M Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $63,355.44 Date 10/31/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, TERESA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,355.41 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKSIYIV, IHOR Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $63,355.14 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMALENBERGER, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $63,355.10 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAMBACH, WARREN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,353.77 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, RICHARD D Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,353.75 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, CARMEN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,353.73 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXFORD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $63,353.73 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ANGELA C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $63,353.64 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLNER, CHERYL L Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $63,353.50 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODBODY, LILLIAN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,353.05 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DAVE J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $63,353.03 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBERSKI, ROBERT G Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $63,352.48 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHELSEA A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,352.42 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KAREN S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,352.40 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUR, JAMES W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,352.19 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $63,352.09 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,351.84 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, GLYNE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,351.59 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNVILLE, JON R Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,351.54 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HAROLD E, JR Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $63,351.11 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FON, KAREN Y Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,350.93 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTAN, JOHN H Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $63,350.35 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, JASON W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,350.27 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARTARO, FRANK E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $63,349.94 Date 10/19/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, STEVEN Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $63,349.36 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, LARRY A Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $63,349.29 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $63,349.00 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROBERT P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $63,348.99 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JEROME E, JR Employer name Town of Floyd Amount $63,348.50 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHAEL B Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,348.47 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO-BURRELL, DIANE T Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,348.41 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANUDAS, OSCAR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,348.30 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HILARY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,348.30 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, RAYNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,348.30 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, AMANDA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,348.30 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, PAULA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,347.80 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DANIEL G Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $63,347.77 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, BRANDON S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,347.61 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,347.13 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FELICE, STACEY M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $63,346.84 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, HEATHER L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,346.45 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, SAMUEL M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $63,346.35 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMAN, STEFANIE A Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $63,346.32 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSING, TIMOTHY C Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $63,346.18 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REO, MARY CHRISTINE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,346.02 Date 03/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIATEK, MARIAN Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,345.96 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TIMOTHY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,345.95 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CALLUM, IAN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,345.94 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIA, IRENE C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,345.87 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECHANIC, SUSAN L Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,345.87 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN R, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,345.84 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, MARJORIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $63,345.81 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMEROFF, MARGARET A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $63,345.52 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHAN, THOMAS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,345.23 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $63,344.72 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, STARLIGHT M A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,343.36 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MICHAEL W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $63,342.96 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, SHELLY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,342.53 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, CARLA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,342.46 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BRIAN C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,342.08 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUEG, RENATO Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,342.00 Date 09/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTICK, REGINA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,341.78 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANEIRA, ISABEL C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,341.41 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZNACK, VIRGINIA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,341.40 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNEY, JOHN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,341.19 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEN, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,340.98 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, CRAIG E Employer name Town of Harrietstown Amount $63,340.27 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLINZI, MICHAEL P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,339.94 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBACH, DENISE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,339.83 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRAD, CYNTHIA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,339.24 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, LESLEY J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $63,339.17 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZILLIERI, LILIANA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,338.86 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARRINO, JOHN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,338.66 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,338.59 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DEBORAH L Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $63,338.58 Date 10/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, MICHELE K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,338.55 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, CURTIS M Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $63,337.96 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCENCIAK, DANIEL F Employer name Erie County Amount $63,337.93 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDAK, KELLY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $63,337.88 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, DEBORAH L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $63,337.78 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, EILEEN P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $63,337.66 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, JESSE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,337.35 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSHIER, IRENE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $63,337.30 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISSE, MARIE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,337.27 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, ALVIN F, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,336.94 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System