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 ANNE, MICHAEL L Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,549.45 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JACQUELINE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,549.14 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, ANGELA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,548.50 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBERG, VERA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,548.42 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONNA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,548.39 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KRISTIN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $59,548.37 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSE M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,548.13 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBECK, JOSEPH F Employer name Akron CSD Amount $59,547.96 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, KAY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,547.82 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, WAYNE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,547.71 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, NANCY A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,547.57 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JOHN J Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $59,547.09 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, PATRICIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,546.72 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREE, CATHERINE C Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $59,546.70 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, JOSEPH G Employer name Orange County Amount $59,546.52 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,546.16 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, TRACEY O Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,545.71 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSRY, NORMAN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,545.65 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTO, SUZANNE E Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $59,545.60 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO-KOZLOWSKI, ELENA V Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $59,545.40 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DARKUS E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHUNE-LOCKHART, ZYA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOODSTEIN, BENJAMIN D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, NICOLE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENSOR, MARK Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANEY, NIA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUASAPAZ, JENNY E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JAMIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, ZINA S K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, LAUREN D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADY, CAROLE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMOND-HAUGHTON, PAMELA V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MYRNA H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, MAKSIM Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINBERG, ELINA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, SEWIT T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILOMUDIO, HENRIETTA U Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IYANDA, ADETOKUNBO A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, TRACY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGUNDARE, OLUSESAN O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKINA, YEVGENIYA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON-RICE, MONIQUE B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ALANNA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, KELLY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNOFF, REBECCA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ASHLEY G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHYAM, SRIPRIYA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, HEATHER B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LA SHUNNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, ANDRES Y Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,544.40 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCE, EILEEN V Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $59,544.03 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSIE, LAURIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,543.88 Date 12/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, MICHAEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,543.46 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, JOHNNY Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $59,543.36 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, CYNTHIA L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $59,543.29 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SEAN P Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,543.17 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRLEY, AISHA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,542.95 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAR, TODD E Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,542.51 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARINO, JOANNA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,541.80 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DOMENICO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,541.68 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, MORRIS R Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $59,541.20 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $59,541.07 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISTIANSEN, RONALD, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,540.59 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESOLEN, BRAD M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,539.44 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARASKEVAS, JANE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,539.43 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, TAMMY E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,539.35 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRON, MICHELE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $59,539.27 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERARA, LEONARD J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $59,539.12 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TERESA A Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $59,538.72 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIDGE, MICHAEL C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,538.33 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, DAVID A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,538.31 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRENDAN J Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $59,538.13 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIBLE, LYNN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,537.89 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, BRIAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,537.62 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABBIA, LOUIS, JR Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $59,537.27 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COCCO, LAWRENCE D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,537.09 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPRION, JAMES D, II Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,537.00 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, RICHARD J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,536.89 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JESSICA M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $59,536.51 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOHN S Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $59,536.37 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIL, DEBORAH I Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $59,536.20 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECKI, LISA M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,536.13 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLMULLER, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,536.07 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, SANDRA J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,535.80 Date 09/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RODNEY A Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $59,535.75 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $59,535.53 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, MATTHEW D Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,535.51 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSILLON, JEAN R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,535.31 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, YORLANDIS A Employer name City of Rye Amount $59,534.81 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANOY, DEBRA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,534.72 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KEVIN P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $59,534.68 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLI, DEBRA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,534.07 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RONALD E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,533.71 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, DOUGLAS J Employer name Town of Milton Amount $59,532.98 Date 08/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINI, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,532.90 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATALIE A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $59,532.84 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, ASHLEY J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $59,532.38 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, LAURA A Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $59,532.27 Date 03/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, ROBERT M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $59,532.21 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREETH, EDWARD J, III Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $59,531.94 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System