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 MAC DONALD, DAVID L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,047.66 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, LORI V Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $60,047.46 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARD, REGAN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,047.28 Date 05/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, DAVID S Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $60,046.83 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIA, PEDRO S Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $60,046.77 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, RICHARD C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,046.73 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASARIO, ANGELA E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,046.43 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, RAYMOND J, II Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,046.24 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHER, SARA L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,045.94 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGUING, TINNIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,045.91 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANK, ALAN R Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $60,045.87 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, BILLIE-JEAN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,045.37 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIBB, DONALD E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,045.09 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, BRYAN D Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,045.00 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, AUDRA T Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,044.98 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKES, JO-ANN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,044.69 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARIS, ALICIA B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,044.66 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY-LEY, MAUREEN E Employer name Village of Hewlett Harbor Amount $60,044.46 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, AIMEE M Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $60,043.88 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AESCHBACHER, DAVID C, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,043.64 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZZA, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,043.45 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAFTAL, JULIE N Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $60,043.45 Date 03/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MARSHALL D Employer name Town of Hamlin Amount $60,043.43 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCHLE, KELLY L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $60,043.28 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, FELICIA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $60,042.51 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMEL, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,042.41 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASIMENIOS, JAMES J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,042.13 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULCHANSKI, JASON W Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $60,041.51 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONANNO, RUSSELL Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,040.95 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRI, AMAURI A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,040.79 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHELE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,040.68 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,040.61 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Union Vale Amount $60,040.59 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FADEYEVA, NATALYA Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,040.58 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHANTAY M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,040.16 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BERNARD A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,039.57 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DOREEN P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,039.51 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GRANDE, JOANNE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $60,039.30 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, TIMOTHY B Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $60,039.00 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TRENDEL D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,038.53 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRICK, CLAIR L, JR Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $60,038.41 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PETER W Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,038.11 Date 06/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRADELLA, VASILIKI Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,037.60 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, MARY J Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $60,037.24 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, KAREN J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $60,036.97 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, ANDREA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,036.73 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, MARGARET H Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,036.67 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JESSE J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,036.58 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, CHRIS D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,036.52 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZADON, STEVEN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,036.18 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCE, TYRONE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,035.90 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, NORMA I Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,035.69 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULZER, JOSHUA C Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $60,035.68 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BARBARA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,035.67 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, JOSE ELIAS Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $60,035.57 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, DIANE Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,035.52 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALERICO, DONNA E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,035.48 Date 02/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DANIELLE R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $60,034.84 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,034.76 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHI T Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $60,034.65 Date 12/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSTEROWICZ, DANIEL G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,034.43 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DERRICK J Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $60,034.21 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, MICHAEL C Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,034.15 Date 08/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CVETKOVIC, LJUBICA Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,034.10 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDECKER, KATHRYN E Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $60,034.03 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBEIN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,034.02 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCOSKE, JEROME Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $60,033.97 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, JOSEPH E Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $60,033.84 Date 05/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JOSEPH Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,033.82 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, GERARD E, III Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $60,033.80 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, RICHARD Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $60,033.75 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SAJOSH K Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $60,033.13 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, STEVEN A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $60,032.88 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIPPON, KAREN E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,032.56 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RACHAEL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,032.30 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, RANDAL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,032.29 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOTTI, CECILIA Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,031.77 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANONE, ALLEN E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,031.77 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KYLE T Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,031.18 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASZYNSKI, HEATHER E Employer name City of Hornell Amount $60,030.85 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, KAREN R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,030.81 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDEN, JASON C Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $60,030.78 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BENJAMIN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,030.64 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, MICHAEL V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $60,030.53 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBERGER, IVANA M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,030.51 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, MICHELLE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,030.49 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCI, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,030.37 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUREL, VALERIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,029.60 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Erie County Amount $60,028.85 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLING, JEFFREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,028.62 Date 04/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, JOEL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,028.62 Date 03/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANS, ROBERT M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,028.58 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $60,028.24 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLTS, ADAM M Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $60,028.17 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULDEN, COURTNEY S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $60,027.98 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, HARRY C Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $60,027.86 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TERESA E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,027.60 Date 10/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIPPO, DONNA M Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $60,027.40 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, ERROL L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $60,026.81 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, MATTHEW S Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,026.66 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System