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 THEODORE, BEVERLY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $59,433.96 Date 11/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLER, TRACIE L Employer name Orange County Amount $59,433.83 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, TAMMY R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,433.76 Date 08/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, JOSEPH P Employer name Montgomery County Amount $59,433.13 Date 11/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ANSON E Employer name Franklin County Amount $59,433.10 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMP, MICHAEL D Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $59,432.86 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, JONATHAN A Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $59,432.69 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILDNER, VICTORYA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,432.66 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARSHOWSKY, JASON S Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,432.62 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,432.24 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLIN, SARAH B Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,432.17 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNEAU, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,431.78 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPRESI, KARYN B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,431.65 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODRICK, JEFFREY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,431.50 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MARY M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $59,431.43 Date 10/11/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $59,430.45 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MICHELLE S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,430.35 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, JOSHUA D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,430.26 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DOROTHY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,429.56 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURY, JOHN A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,429.40 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, LYNNE S Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,429.31 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSOGNA, NANCY A Employer name Wheelerville UFSD Amount $59,429.13 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, ROBERT A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,429.06 Date 05/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSMAN, DINA F Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $59,428.63 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINESTOCK, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of New Lebanon Amount $59,428.60 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESS, ARIEH D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,428.59 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUHL, CONSTANCE A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $59,428.57 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PUSHPA Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $59,428.52 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, PAUL E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,428.50 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,428.48 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, MARGUERITE J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,428.10 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOYCE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $59,427.93 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLAN, SCOTT H Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,427.93 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AISHAH S Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,427.93 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUTHERS, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,427.93 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, STEFANIE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,427.93 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULASKI, SUSAN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,427.93 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, MIKKI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,427.93 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINO, NICHOLAS C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,427.88 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, LORRINE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,427.80 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOJNICKI, JERROD L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,427.46 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, DAVID P Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,427.45 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMBECK, TYLER W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $59,427.19 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFTHIMIOU, ELIZABETH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,427.04 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDEN, MARK G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,426.46 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, BETTY J Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $59,426.20 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,426.13 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $59,425.66 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIERSING, DAVID P Employer name Erie County Amount $59,425.49 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMER, LINDA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,425.44 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,425.38 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, KATHRYN M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,425.16 Date 01/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, DUNG V Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $59,425.13 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELIN, VIERGELIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,424.94 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, GALE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,424.41 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, EVE D Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $59,424.21 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JANNA Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $59,424.17 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, TERRI L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,424.05 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SMITT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,424.04 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMO, JASON R Employer name Town of Hornellsville Amount $59,423.98 Date 12/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORCHIA, GREGORY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,423.81 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKY, JOSEPH F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,423.74 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, MARK B Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $59,423.30 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRADA, IRENE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,423.29 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDIN, DAVID A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $59,423.27 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, JEREMY R Employer name Warsaw CSD Amount $59,423.18 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFLEY, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,423.13 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANET M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,423.07 Date 05/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTI, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,423.07 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, MARY M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,422.74 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARMINE, MARGARET A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,422.64 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SUSAN E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,422.38 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JEANNE A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $59,422.38 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, DEBRA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,422.38 Date 08/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIN, DONNA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,422.38 Date 03/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SUSAN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,422.38 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLICH, DONNA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,422.38 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFEDERICO, DEBORAH K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,422.38 Date 03/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ADRIANA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,422.38 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JASON D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,422.05 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKUP, DANIEL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,422.05 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKSLADER, MATTHEW B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,421.76 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARDINO, JOY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,421.60 Date 09/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,420.92 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNCEY, KARAN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,420.69 Date 11/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIST, JEFFREY V, JR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $59,420.67 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, SEAN K Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,420.61 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, REGINA T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,420.00 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO-SERAFINI, MARIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,420.00 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER-WINFIELD, SHEILA S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,420.00 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORAZIO, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $59,420.00 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVAREN, LAURIE D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $59,420.00 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETANO, ANN Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $59,420.00 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,420.00 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MADELINE C Employer name Education Department Amount $59,420.00 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TAMMY LEE Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,420.00 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, TRACEY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,420.00 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRICIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,420.00 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SUSAN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,420.00 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, LYNN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,420.00 Date 01/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System