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 DEMBSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,958.55 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARROW, JODI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,958.25 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, MARGARET R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,958.24 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, IAN D Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,957.78 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JOHN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,957.48 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND BURROUGHS, DANIELLE E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $59,957.46 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, NEIL D Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,957.35 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCHEY, LA TOYA L Employer name Erie County Amount $59,957.33 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRY, SEAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,957.25 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,957.23 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, JESSICA L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,956.89 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISTONE, VINCENT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,956.88 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDERTMARK, JANET M Employer name Greene County Amount $59,956.62 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DALTON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,956.23 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURA, VINCENT J Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,955.93 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKE, FRED C Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $59,955.63 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBINGS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $59,955.62 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, PATRICIA P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,955.53 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, EDWIN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,955.03 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $59,955.02 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEDAY-CHESLEY, BRANDI L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,954.77 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TERESA L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $59,954.76 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, ENRIQUE C Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,953.97 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHANE E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,953.66 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSING, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $59,953.57 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,953.46 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,953.39 Date 02/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, LINDA L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $59,953.38 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, SHAWN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,953.17 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,952.95 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSSAIN, RAHOMAR Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $59,952.95 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, OSCAR J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,952.90 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, MELINDA D Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,952.54 Date 06/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERRY, EDWARD W Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $59,952.40 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, AMY L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $59,952.14 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAKOUMIS, PANAGIOTA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,951.93 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, TIM Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,951.84 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTNER, JESSE-JAMES Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $59,951.79 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUFFIER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,951.77 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOYA, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,951.59 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEKIC, JASMIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,951.53 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITER, SHELLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,951.47 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRECHT, JOANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,951.16 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MARY ANN O Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,950.63 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYCOCK, NANCY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,950.14 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,949.90 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERMAN, GERALD A Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $59,949.81 Date 01/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, ALVIN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,949.35 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREED, ADAM S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,949.31 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LYNDA L Employer name Yates County Amount $59,948.96 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCH, MELANIE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,948.39 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDEZEH, BEN G Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,947.93 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KACI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,947.85 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,947.85 Date 12/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, EDWARD S Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,947.43 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETING, JOYCE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,947.21 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONNA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,947.13 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DESMOND Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,947.07 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JEFFREY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,946.78 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARABOLI, IRMA E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $59,946.75 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,946.38 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, RENE B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,946.13 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEVLIN, LISA A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,946.01 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, TAMARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,945.78 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWARD, ALICIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,945.47 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADDOCK, DUSTIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,945.19 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, AMBER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,945.11 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,944.76 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ERIKA F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,944.54 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPISHKA, ROMAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,944.16 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, GERALD J Employer name Village of Islandia Amount $59,943.75 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERTS, CLAIRE E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $59,943.65 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POLT, COLLEEN LYNN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,943.33 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINA, FANNY B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,943.33 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany County Amount $59,943.26 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOAN L Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $59,943.22 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, CARL M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,942.89 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTEOUS, LALLETT E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,942.83 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, SANDRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,942.81 Date 10/03/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, ELIZABETH C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,942.63 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,942.32 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASMER, RUTH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,942.16 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOINTE, KRISTEN M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $59,941.94 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLS, KEENAN L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,941.86 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLITI, JOSEPH T Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,941.83 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHEAD, DOREEN P Employer name Somers CSD Amount $59,941.80 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLE, ANNMARIE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,941.75 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIA, LISA M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $59,941.36 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JEREMY S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,941.33 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDEL, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,941.20 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, BRIAN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,941.11 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMALEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,941.06 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, CRYSTAL D Employer name City of Kingston Amount $59,940.72 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,940.52 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, JODY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,940.51 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASAKAITIS, DAWN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $59,940.23 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, HAZEL C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,940.22 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRIAN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,940.13 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, VIOLET Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,940.01 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ZACHARY O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,939.84 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System