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 KLIMEK, NICOLE E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,013.90 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CANDACE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,013.68 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTH, TRACY M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $60,013.68 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, SEAN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,013.67 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ALLAN D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,013.63 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPSER, BRENDA L Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $60,013.33 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, ETHAN J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,012.88 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, BRIAN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $60,012.23 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGHAITY, HICHAM Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $60,012.14 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TRACEY L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,012.13 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, GREG F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,011.54 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECUYER, JASON W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,011.06 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAMOROS, HECTOR A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $60,010.96 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, FAROUK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,010.88 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANEY, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $60,010.35 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, THERESA C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $60,010.20 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, MARY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,010.10 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $60,009.99 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOELS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $60,009.95 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERLE, BARBARA D Employer name Somers CSD Amount $60,009.53 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, MARK J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $60,009.50 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, PINKIE T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,009.21 Date 09/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $60,008.60 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORKIS, MARK R Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $60,008.21 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, LOUIS R, JR Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $60,008.11 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSIER, EUGENE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,008.09 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, TERENCE C Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $60,008.05 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, JAVANA V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,008.00 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,007.70 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, LISA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,007.66 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCROFT, MICHAEL A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,007.49 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, BARBARA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,007.38 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTI, NICHOLAS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,007.26 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDDER, CAROLYN L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $60,007.20 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOON, YVETTE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,007.10 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LAUREN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,007.07 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, ROBERT A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $60,007.04 Date 12/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,006.35 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, DEIDRE A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $60,006.33 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, JAMES M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $60,006.01 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTANEZ, TIFFAINY F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,005.95 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISBY FREEMAN, ALLISON Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,005.74 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOMAURO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $60,005.64 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, JOANNA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,005.49 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, KATRINA M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,005.39 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN-FREDA, LINOTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,005.07 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, NADIA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,005.04 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, AMY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,005.00 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ELLEN E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $60,004.98 Date 01/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWABE, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $60,004.98 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, LAURA I Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $60,004.84 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILEARCIO, GRACE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,004.18 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ERIC Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $60,004.14 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIANI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,004.09 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OQUENDO, CARLOS M Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $60,003.87 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCHELL, DAVID Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $60,003.80 Date 08/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLDER, MIRIAM J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,003.58 Date 07/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SALIM D Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,003.53 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, TOMMASO A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $60,003.17 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGIL, MARY Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $60,003.05 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIS, STEVEN M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,002.85 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLI, SUSAN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,002.79 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SAUL Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $60,002.58 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZADA, YARYZAHAMARY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,002.40 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,001.50 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, ASTON K Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $60,001.12 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONS, BRIAN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,000.95 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDOUGAL, ANGELA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,000.94 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MOLLY L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $60,000.91 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, LEONARD I Employer name City of Oswego Amount $60,000.83 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OFFICER, GABRIELLE M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $60,000.67 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORER, KELSEY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,000.44 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, VELMA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,000.27 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMATA, BERNARD M Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,000.24 Date 05/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIDA, MARIA ANNA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $60,000.23 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKEN, KELLY H Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,000.20 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, FRANCINE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,000.20 Date 03/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOME, HELEN Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,000.20 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKIC, DUSAN B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,000.20 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEYSHMAN, DARIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,000.18 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELAR, ANNMARIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,000.12 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, EMILY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,000.00 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOGID, JEFFREY T Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $60,000.00 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINSON, BRYAN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,000.00 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FECHT, BEVERLY A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,999.94 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MARLENE Employer name Village of South Floral Park Amount $59,999.94 Date 03/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, KENNETH W Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $59,999.94 Date 02/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Geneva Public Library Amount $59,999.94 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, MARCO Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $59,999.94 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD CEDANO, HAIRO A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,999.74 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, MICHELLE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $59,999.44 Date 08/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, FLOYD E, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,999.22 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO-KOVALSKY, REBECCA Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $59,998.95 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHELLE C Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $59,998.71 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOURNEY C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,998.42 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, WENDY E Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,998.41 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERILL, RANDI B Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,998.41 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIHL, PAMELA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,998.31 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KISSICK, DAVID A Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,998.16 Date 07/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, RICHARD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,998.06 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System