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 SULLIVAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $62,499.62 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUG, MARGO S Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $62,498.94 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, SHERRI A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,498.72 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGONES, JULIA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,498.36 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SHANNON A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,497.93 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, SEAN J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $62,497.81 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADOR, SAMUEL Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $62,497.55 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Eden Amount $62,497.26 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, COLEY Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $62,496.99 Date 12/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, ELIZABETH M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $62,496.40 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CAREY E Employer name Albany County Amount $62,496.32 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, TIMOTHY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,496.07 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISCHFEGER, GARY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,495.63 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAN, KEVIN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,495.45 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORAH, GINU Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,495.33 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS N Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,495.17 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBRO, SHANE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,495.15 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCY, HEATHER L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,494.71 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBITT, HAROLD G, III Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $62,494.43 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALS, LINDA C Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $62,494.25 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, PHILLIP J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,493.97 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANTIA, HELAINE B Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $62,493.76 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAENGLE, HELEN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,493.39 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURCHISON, JONATHAN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,493.32 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, BLAISE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,493.01 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEERE, THOMAS B P Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $62,492.81 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSH, NATHANIEL R Employer name Tioga County Amount $62,492.76 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, LAURA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,492.60 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORVIETO, LISA K Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $62,492.42 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, KATHERINE I Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,492.31 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, JULIE M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $62,492.08 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TISHA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,492.01 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANT, RICHARD H Employer name Madison County Amount $62,491.96 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNKER GEE, SHARON L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $62,491.94 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMAN, MEGAN G Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,491.67 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARNEY, JILL B Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $62,491.43 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, LANCE B Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,491.15 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, ALEXANDRA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,491.14 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, LYNN A Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $62,490.67 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, MICHAEL P Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $62,490.45 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRITTANY M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $62,489.93 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, VERDON F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,489.88 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, LISA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,489.64 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,489.61 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENSTEIN, AVIVA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,489.60 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNAREK, JEFF Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,489.36 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACY, JACQUELINE J Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $62,489.16 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTO, THOMAS Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,489.03 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, PAUL F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $62,488.94 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, YVONNE E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $62,488.83 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SHAWN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,488.52 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-PIERRE, CLAUDY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,488.44 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZON, PRISCILLA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,488.37 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWILL, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,488.22 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, DANIEL R Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $62,488.16 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, JEREMY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,487.65 Date 01/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, YUEMING Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $62,487.36 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOT, BARBARA R Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $62,487.29 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, SCOTT R Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,487.01 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RANDY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,486.29 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, MICHAEL S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $62,486.15 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODSON, BRENDA Y Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,485.98 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, THOMAS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,485.77 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, CATHERINE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,485.70 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, LINDA E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,485.55 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STEVEN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,485.36 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DEANDRA R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,484.86 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,483.71 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, GLEN S Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,483.47 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSER-IRWIN, LAURA A Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,483.46 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, RONALD J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,483.29 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROBERT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,483.22 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, GALE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,483.05 Date 07/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, VANESSA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,482.72 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, AGNES S Employer name Dundee CSD Amount $62,482.60 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, STANLEY W Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $62,482.13 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMM, CHARLES W Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,481.93 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, THERESA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,481.77 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAGLIATO, DENNIS Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $62,481.64 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMKINS, NICHOLAS T D Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $62,481.61 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BORTZ, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $62,480.99 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, ORLANDO V Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,480.85 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUGLIANOTTI, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $62,480.81 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLI, RICHARD T Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,480.77 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, MICHAEL G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $62,480.46 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,480.27 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,480.27 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEVEL, JAMES N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,480.26 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, THOMPSON Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,479.60 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, COREY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,479.48 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCKER, ERIN A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,479.47 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTO, CHERIE M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $62,479.44 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, MARK E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,479.12 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYUBEZHANIN, DAVID W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,479.07 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CAROLANN Employer name Albany County Amount $62,478.83 Date 05/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, LINDA A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $62,478.67 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAULTERS, CANDACE A Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $62,478.65 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, BERNADETTE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $62,478.41 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECELLE, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,478.28 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENARD, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $62,477.95 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System