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 STAUDERMAN, LISA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,117.34 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZYLAK, SHERRI L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,117.22 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SHEILA R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,117.09 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEIZ, JASMIN Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,117.08 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THAW, SAMUEL D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,116.83 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, JOHN M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $61,116.77 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, JUDITH M A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,116.18 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDRESS, LAWRENCE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,116.16 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, KRISTON D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,115.94 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, CARMEN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,115.54 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGEL, ERICA N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,115.54 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDINIA, MARGARET L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,115.54 Date 05/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DAVID H Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,115.28 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, BRANDON M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,115.22 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JOHN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,115.20 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, JAMES C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,115.06 Date 06/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGMEIER, BARBARA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,114.98 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, KEVIN M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $61,114.60 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECOURT, LYNN M Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $61,114.52 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LURCH, EWART Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,114.43 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BENJAMIN G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $61,114.33 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWSKE, LISA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,114.22 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHARON E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,113.98 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENK, LINDSAY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $61,113.91 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, THOMAS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,113.86 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT P Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $61,113.77 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, STEPHEN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,113.72 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LA SHAWN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,113.72 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKER, JILL G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,113.63 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, BRAD W Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,113.62 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLE, DONNA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,113.59 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLS, MARCUS M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $61,113.51 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIVAL, WENDY E Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $61,113.47 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLANNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,113.38 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, ROBERT W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,112.63 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, KAREN M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $61,112.40 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRPICOVSKY, RICHARD, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,112.30 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KEVIN G Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $61,112.21 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALADO, JOSE P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,112.13 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, GREGORY S Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $61,111.66 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURO, ASHLEY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,111.59 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, ANDREW J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,111.44 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLAN-FITZGIBBON, JENNIFER Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,110.85 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, CONSTANCE E Employer name Erie County Amount $61,110.60 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCHEL, VINCENT M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,110.43 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPI, LOREN J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,110.02 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $61,110.00 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MERNEL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,109.98 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PATRICIA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,109.93 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, MICHAEL D Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $61,109.88 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, CATHERINE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,109.74 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRITTANY S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,109.40 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDEE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Albany County Amount $61,109.21 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, STEVE L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $61,109.06 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGGY, SAMUEL S Employer name Department of Law Amount $61,108.68 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBY, JOSEPH L, II Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,108.10 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, STEVEN P Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $61,107.96 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOURT, DONALD R Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $61,107.88 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSSI, CATHY Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $61,107.78 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, RICHARD Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $61,107.39 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNE, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,107.22 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,107.21 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, SANDRA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,106.96 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVIK, JILLANNA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,106.94 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, MARIA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $61,106.76 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDWELL, JEFFREY K Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $61,106.73 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOSZ, ANDREW N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,106.06 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN, MARIE C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,106.00 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JOHN R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $61,105.92 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRAT, RICHARD R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $61,105.74 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, DARLENE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $61,105.69 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREANO, DENNIS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,105.64 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTENSCHON, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,105.62 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, NATHAN G Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $61,105.29 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ANDREW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,105.26 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ROBERT W Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,105.15 Date 01/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THERESE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,104.78 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADITIC, JAMES M, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,104.70 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHL, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $61,104.65 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSIADLO, PETER P Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $61,104.41 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,104.38 Date 11/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHASIN, ROBITA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,104.30 Date 09/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PAMELA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,103.96 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCHEY, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $61,103.87 Date 08/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENIA, JOAN L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,103.74 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEFFREY Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,103.70 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCHEL, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,103.19 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEREMY B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,103.09 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, LEANN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,103.01 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DANNY B Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $61,102.99 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, CEVERO Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $61,102.99 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULANGER, HELEN H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,102.98 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, ERIK M Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,102.98 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULINSKI, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,102.91 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGERS, STEPHANIE Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $61,102.89 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUQUARD, LORI Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,102.62 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANER, DOUGLAS Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,102.58 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLERA, LYDIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,102.17 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROBERT A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,102.17 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARTHA B Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,102.00 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System