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 SMITH, AMANDA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $59,939.77 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, TIMOTHY W, II Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,939.37 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDNICK, NEIL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,939.36 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,939.14 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $59,938.97 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLESS, HARLEY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,938.86 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBIG, DAVID R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $59,938.40 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LINDA A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,938.37 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOETTERL, JULIE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,938.09 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAREK, ALICIA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,937.95 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDON, KRISTINE P Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $59,936.38 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, HUMBERTO Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $59,936.14 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNADEL, MARIE J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,936.13 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,936.10 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITO, MARIA FERNANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,935.68 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARTHOLOMEW J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,935.39 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, JENNIFER L Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,935.37 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JUSTIN K Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,935.19 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, MARK T Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,935.12 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, MICHAEL L, II Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,934.80 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE-MURPHY, SUSAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,934.70 Date 09/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Albany County Amount $59,934.68 Date 08/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, CRAIG R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $59,934.58 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFERANTE, DEBRA J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $59,934.43 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARNOT, MARY JANE Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,934.15 Date 01/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, MICHAEL L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,934.05 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWAN, SYLVIA M Employer name Herkimer County Amount $59,933.84 Date 09/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROBERG, SCOTT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,933.80 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, LYNN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,933.79 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLECK, VAUGHN B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,933.76 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SENAIDA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $59,933.65 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEITTER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,933.55 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGENSTEIN, THOMAS S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,933.48 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILBER, RISA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $59,933.08 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIAFERRO, CHARMAINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,932.88 Date 04/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, WILLIAM R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,932.33 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, KEITH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,932.24 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERDUE, ANTJUAN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,932.23 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHERY, ANTHONY R Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,931.78 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSONE, MELISSA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,931.58 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIZER, OLHA Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,931.48 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEETS, MICHAEL A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $59,931.46 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $59,931.28 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, AMELIA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $59,931.15 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, FRANK A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,930.85 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBINS, JAMES E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $59,930.26 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPA, ALYSSA P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,930.10 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDULA, SHERI A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $59,929.70 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDI, DIANE M Employer name Merrick Library Amount $59,929.28 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVENEY, LINDA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,929.14 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JUNE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,929.12 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, LEE T Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $59,928.98 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JOHN B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,928.40 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARQUINIO, CHERYL Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $59,928.34 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JESSICA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,928.24 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, GARY K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,928.03 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDOVA, JOSE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,927.51 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MALINDA Z Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,927.50 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI ROMA, DEBRA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $59,927.50 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,927.46 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,927.41 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, VIRJEAN T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,927.40 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, EDWARD Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,927.22 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIACONO, NICHOLAS Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,926.51 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCIS, ROBERT D Employer name Village of Huntington Bay Amount $59,926.19 Date 01/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELDEN, CARL A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $59,925.78 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, SARAH E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,925.58 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAKOS, MAUREEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,925.48 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JAMIE E Employer name Madison County Amount $59,925.08 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISH, PATRICIA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,925.02 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,924.87 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERATH, RYAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,924.71 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MALINDA A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $59,924.47 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GLENN M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $59,924.42 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDT, DANIEL P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,924.34 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, JEFFREY R Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $59,924.22 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, CATHERINE A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $59,924.02 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTY, KAREN L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,923.94 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESBECK, NANCY B Employer name Corning Community College Amount $59,923.40 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILANI, JULIA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,923.29 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUECHNER, MAUREEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,923.27 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, MATTHEW Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $59,923.00 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNERLE, WILLIAM M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,922.94 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, ROBIN E Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $59,922.88 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDITA, JAMES A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,922.84 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFUS, TWANDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,922.55 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZYNSKI, JOSEPH Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $59,922.03 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, EMMA I Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $59,921.92 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, KATHLEEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,921.89 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ALEXANDER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,921.59 Date 11/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDORI, HEATHER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,921.51 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,921.41 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMOWSKI, ERICA G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,921.37 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLON, JAMES E Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $59,921.18 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ELIZA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,920.73 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETTO, JUDY M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $59,920.73 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, DENISE K Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $59,920.66 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, SAMANTHA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,920.13 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES S Employer name Erie County Amount $59,920.08 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, JEFFREY P Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,919.80 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System