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 COLUCCI, PATRICIA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,451.95 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, JONATHAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,451.68 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSS, MANDI M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $59,451.57 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNER, ANNA LISA F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $59,451.40 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JOHN R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $59,451.35 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITEME, MICHAEL E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,451.18 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, DONNA J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $59,451.06 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, DONNA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $59,451.00 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNERS, JAMES L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,450.84 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $59,450.82 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABNIK, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $59,450.69 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLCHANOFF, JOSEPH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,450.26 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRASTO, EDWARD N, JR Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $59,450.16 Date 01/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDENREICH, SHEILA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,450.04 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MELYNDA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,450.01 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, BONNIE P Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,449.89 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIA, TARA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,449.79 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, RICHARD L, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,449.78 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWER, JEROME Employer name Broome County Amount $59,449.39 Date 08/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKATSCHOF, ALEXANDER C Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $59,449.18 Date 05/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITRELL, MARISA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,449.17 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVELEIGH, JENNIFER L Employer name Victor CSD Amount $59,448.93 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JUNE O Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,448.51 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, DAVID G Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $59,448.29 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $59,447.76 Date 06/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAZZO, ROSEMARY Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $59,447.35 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, FRANCIS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,446.98 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMEYER, KANDACE S Employer name Town of Elma Amount $59,446.73 Date 07/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOY, LAURA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,446.57 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGERLAAN, JEFFREY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $59,446.22 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PEGGY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,446.15 Date 08/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANGELIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,445.98 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISS, TROY W Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $59,445.94 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, KAREN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,445.70 Date 01/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, LESLIE A Employer name Gananda CSD Amount $59,445.62 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARY Q Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,445.55 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRANK, DONALD L Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $59,445.44 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, GLORIA M Employer name Village of Florida Amount $59,444.94 Date 11/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,444.49 Date 05/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULCHER, DAVID T Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,444.39 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBY, LAWRENCE R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $59,444.22 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, MICHELLE K Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,444.13 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANIZARES, CATHERINE C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,443.76 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, BRENT H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,443.63 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BRADLEE C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,443.20 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ROSEANN Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,443.17 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, CAROLE M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $59,443.17 Date 08/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOURIE, WILLIAM J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,443.05 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JOHN T Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $59,442.71 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAKIESHA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,442.51 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLY, ALFRED B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,442.20 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JARED A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,442.13 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPOOR, SUSHMA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,442.02 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, JONATHAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $59,441.69 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA LOIA, MONIQUE E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $59,441.56 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DAVID E Employer name City of Beacon Amount $59,441.28 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, ALEXIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,441.17 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, VICTORIA T Employer name Education Department Amount $59,440.97 Date 05/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTVIN, MARY D Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $59,440.88 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSEUR, LANCE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,440.37 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, THOMAS W Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $59,440.18 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANG, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,440.16 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILDNER, WENDY A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,439.67 Date 03/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEPPNER, BETTY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,439.49 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, EDWARD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,439.47 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRISONE, CHRISTEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,439.40 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, TREMAYNE D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,439.32 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, DELIA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $59,439.26 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, HOLLY M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,438.78 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, DAVID R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,438.69 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, BRIAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,438.54 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANENY, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,438.07 Date 06/11/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULOSE, MARY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $59,437.92 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, VERONICA I Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $59,437.84 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEOSUN, OLUTOLA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,437.83 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID B Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $59,437.83 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURFEY, SUZANNE Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,437.76 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSARD, KAREN A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $59,437.66 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLISS, RUTH A Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,437.62 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELOK, NOREEN L Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $59,437.32 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHILL, MICHAEL W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,437.27 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $59,437.23 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, MICHAEL A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,436.55 Date 04/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, STEPHEN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,436.44 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, RICHARD B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,436.31 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTLE, JOAN G Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,436.23 Date 03/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULZ, ELLEN M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $59,436.23 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLS, VALERIE D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $59,435.93 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, CLIFFORD J Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,435.81 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STACEY L Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $59,435.60 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, EDWIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,435.59 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALT, JILLIAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,435.01 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, CASSANDRA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,434.92 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDBAUER, ERICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,434.86 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELL, MARK A Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $59,434.49 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,434.41 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAR, JULIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,434.36 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON HAGN, TODD M Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,434.33 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KEITH A Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,434.31 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRIDGE, EDWIN A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $59,434.04 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System