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 SPARKS, KENNEDY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,737.66 Date 07/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, KAREN G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,737.43 Date 06/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $60,736.98 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CAITLIN P Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,736.64 Date 06/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KATHRYN E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,736.42 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MARIANNE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,736.34 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACZEK, PAUL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,736.19 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCH, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,736.01 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDINGER, JOSHUA P Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,735.98 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMILLS, EARL S, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,735.62 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RANDALL S Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $60,735.36 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, SHANE R Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $60,735.18 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHIE-WALLACE, DARNELL Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,735.03 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITELLI, CRAIG J Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,735.02 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ROBERT F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $60,734.77 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BETSY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,734.35 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDERICK, JACQUELINE M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $60,734.35 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JEFFREY J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,734.33 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGUERA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $60,734.25 Date 02/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIO, DANA L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $60,734.09 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, DEBORAH A Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $60,733.80 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, FREDERICK C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $60,733.78 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, THOMAS W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,733.56 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, MARY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,733.55 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,733.45 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,733.43 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNIG, EDDIE L Employer name Madison County Amount $60,733.40 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, STACEY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $60,733.38 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZOLA, PAT A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,733.18 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TODD J Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $60,732.99 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLNITZ, CHAD W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $60,732.86 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, CHRISTINA Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,732.86 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDICK, KAREN M Employer name Albany County Amount $60,732.70 Date 01/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, JILLIAN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,732.65 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,732.35 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, JOHN M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $60,731.93 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYLSTRA, BRANDEN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,731.86 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELUREY, LEXIE A Employer name Warren County Amount $60,731.78 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ROBIN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $60,731.57 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MONICA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,731.49 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, RONALD J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,731.40 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, SHANNA F Employer name Albany County Amount $60,731.37 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAROUFA, REEMA M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $60,731.27 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDER, CODY W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,731.02 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANNINO, NICOLE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,731.02 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERGHOFF, CINDY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,730.81 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHREITER, STEFANIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,730.03 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, SUSAN L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $60,729.77 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, OLIVIA R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,729.35 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLI CARPINI LEDDA, MARIA T Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $60,729.30 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGGS, NAQUISHA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $60,728.62 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MARY LYNN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,728.34 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, LAURI A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $60,728.32 Date 09/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, TERI Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $60,728.30 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMAN, JOSEPH E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,728.21 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIO, MARY ANN R Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $60,728.04 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, HAZEL Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,728.00 Date 11/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBASTIAN, PAULA M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $60,727.75 Date 12/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, COLLIN A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $60,727.48 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOSMIDER, VIOLETTA S Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,727.42 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CASEY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,727.37 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, PATRICIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,727.30 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,727.22 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONIKER, THOMAS Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $60,726.72 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLIKOWSKI, ANDREW Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $60,726.64 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLATTO, LISA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $60,726.58 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTELLARO, MICHAEL P, III Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,725.98 Date 11/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWELCZAK, JOHN B, JR Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $60,725.97 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOSS, JENNIFER J Employer name Fairport Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $60,725.96 Date 06/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIKOFF, MARGO L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,725.89 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,725.43 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOAN L Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $60,725.04 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMALSKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $60,725.03 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EVERY, JEREMIAH J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $60,724.77 Date 02/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, JUDITH L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $60,724.75 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEK, DOUGLAS E Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $60,724.45 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, EDWIN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,724.16 Date 09/04/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DONALD J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,723.98 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHERDINA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,723.55 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,723.54 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Union Vale Amount $60,723.44 Date 06/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, RICHARD F Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $60,723.06 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABRY, WALLACE Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,722.83 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ORLANDO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,722.35 Date 03/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANARITES, GEORGE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,722.29 Date 08/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SUSAN Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $60,722.10 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCINSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $60,721.86 Date 02/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, JEFFERY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,721.74 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PATRICIA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,720.99 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,720.91 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAUL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,720.85 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, PATRICK K Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,720.72 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABEREZNY, JOHN T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $60,720.66 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, THOMAS L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $60,720.57 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSKY, DEE M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $60,720.56 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAVAR Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,720.54 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHNER, CATHY Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $60,720.46 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUR, KIRANDEEP Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,720.39 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, ROBERT C Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,719.69 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MARCIA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,719.22 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System