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 GOLAN, THERESA A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,256.91 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, CORT H Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $60,256.80 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $60,256.75 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, JENNIFER D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,256.62 Date 11/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADUAZZO, PHILLIPPA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $60,256.61 Date 05/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, HAROLD Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $60,256.56 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, MADHU A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,256.43 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINZ, JOSEPH J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $60,256.04 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURLEY, JOHN J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $60,255.98 Date 02/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, STEPHANIE L Employer name City of Cortland Amount $60,255.83 Date 12/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, CHERYL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,254.87 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, NADEGE C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,254.83 Date 01/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, HEIDI M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $60,254.25 Date 03/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROGER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,254.22 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WDOWIASZ, GAYLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,254.18 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELWIG, REX R Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $60,254.03 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISSLER, KATHY L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $60,254.01 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOT, MICHELLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,253.91 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,253.87 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CECIL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,253.69 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPH, ATHENA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,253.31 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, CRAIG D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,253.13 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGER, SCOTT K Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $60,252.95 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JANET Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $60,252.29 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, JOSE A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $60,252.16 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTANOVA, LISA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $60,251.62 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADERE, JACQUELINE B Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $60,251.45 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERTON, GAYLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,251.09 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHUK FOON Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $60,250.99 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TRICIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,250.74 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROAST, RANDALL D Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $60,250.74 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FARNARA, JOHN P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,250.35 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUED, ANA C Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,250.29 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Town of Milton Amount $60,250.20 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMINITI, JORDAN T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,250.14 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIENCKI, JOAN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,250.11 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYTON-JONES, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,249.89 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABBLE, ANGELA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,249.88 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONG, MARY ELLEN Employer name Corning Community College Amount $60,249.83 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURKO, SANDRA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,249.63 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, DENEEN N Employer name Erie County Amount $60,248.82 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, LATOYA E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,248.73 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMIMI, KATRINA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,248.53 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMCHUK, JEFF Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,248.46 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, CALVIN E, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $60,248.12 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DESI E, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,248.04 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, VIJI K Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,247.95 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, VICTORIA R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $60,247.94 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENI, LAURIE L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,247.89 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ANDREW C Employer name Town of Hadley Amount $60,247.52 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENDINGER, COLLEEN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $60,247.42 Date 07/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WAYLAND B Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $60,247.11 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAILLA, JON D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,246.43 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCOSKI, JUSTIN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,246.31 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, BRANDON M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $60,246.25 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAL-SUTTON, LINDA C, MRS Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $60,246.12 Date 07/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORNO, IGOR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,246.05 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTON, LISA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,245.82 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTERFIELD, PHYLLIS D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,245.44 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, RALPH E Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $60,245.34 Date 08/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASIMOVA, IRODA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,245.32 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, LORETTA F Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,245.20 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LYNELL E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,245.20 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMBROSIA M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,245.15 Date 03/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, TAMELA L Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $60,245.02 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARANO, SUSAN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,244.62 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, JOHN T Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $60,244.56 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALATO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,244.48 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO-AGUIRRE, REBECCA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,244.32 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADD, PETER E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $60,244.05 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATT, KELLI Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,244.03 Date 12/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, BRIAN E Employer name Erie County Amount $60,243.71 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBLER, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,243.50 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Erie County Amount $60,242.98 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, LAURA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,242.10 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTIEN, LINDA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,242.03 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIA, JEFFREY A Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $60,241.99 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $60,241.99 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYEA, ALLEN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,241.69 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROICH, JANE E Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,241.41 Date 01/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURREN, ANN M, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,241.40 Date 09/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SCOTT L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,241.09 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUIST, ERIC R Employer name Education Department Amount $60,240.98 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, NORMAN L Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $60,240.85 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUERS, LYNN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,240.80 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,240.80 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENYAK, SANDRA L Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $60,240.70 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, MARY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,240.50 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS DOXEY, MYRLA C Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,240.40 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, ANNE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,240.21 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,240.14 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING-MC ELHINEY, STACY E Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $60,240.02 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, SHERMAN C Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $60,239.85 Date 04/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JARED T Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $60,239.75 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, CLINT V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,239.21 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JILL S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,239.20 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLIN, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $60,238.75 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, MELISSA R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,238.01 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ANDREW J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,237.72 Date 04/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMOND, FRANCOIS T Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,237.67 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System