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 WARNER, GEOCONDA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $59,356.41 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, KEVIN W Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $59,356.35 Date 05/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGE, JOHN J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $59,356.08 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMER, LAVERNE A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,355.84 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEHAUS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $59,355.84 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, KRISTEN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,355.84 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, BARBARA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,355.84 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, ANTHONY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,355.66 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,355.31 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JOHN V Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $59,355.25 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,354.86 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CYNTHIA Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,354.78 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLENGER, CARL W Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $59,354.69 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, MAY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,354.40 Date 09/19/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWABA, STANLEY Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $59,354.30 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, ANDREZ A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,354.27 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, THOMAS R Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,354.00 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TERESA K Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,353.94 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, JASON E Employer name Warren County Amount $59,353.84 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, SANDRA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,353.76 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PAMELA C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,353.71 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ANGELIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,353.47 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JOSEPH W, III Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $59,353.44 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADDEO, ROSETTA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $59,353.34 Date 08/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, DAVON L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,353.31 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTANT, CINDY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,353.18 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARI, ANGELA J Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $59,353.05 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODSON, MARK L Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,352.94 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BARBARA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,352.78 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $59,352.26 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAHAYA, SAIDU Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,351.43 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAU, SUSAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,351.07 Date 03/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, STEVEN M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,350.94 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RONALD L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $59,350.75 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBORE, MICHELE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $59,350.55 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGNEO, SHANNON E Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,350.54 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, RYAN S Employer name Village of Granville Amount $59,350.48 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROULX, JONATHAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,350.18 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VICTORIA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,350.03 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GLENDA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,349.98 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSETTI, TINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $59,349.97 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA CRUZ, ANTHONY Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,349.93 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITELLO, MICHAEL R Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $59,349.86 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTE, GUERLINE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $59,349.84 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, BARBARA JEAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,349.78 Date 08/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LINDA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,349.78 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, WAYNE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,349.78 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CHERIE L Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,349.78 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,349.78 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDO, PATRICIA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,349.78 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANETT, JAMES C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,349.78 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DAWN N Employer name Education Department Amount $59,349.78 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHEL, BARBARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $59,349.78 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $59,349.78 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPEY, VALLISA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $59,349.78 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARDO, KRISTINE L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $59,349.78 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, TRACY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,349.78 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,349.78 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ROSE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,349.78 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLAND, BARBARA A Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $59,349.78 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, LORI L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,349.78 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, MICHELE Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $59,349.78 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, ANGELA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $59,349.78 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MARJORIE H Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $59,349.78 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA, LAURA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,349.78 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOLF, KATHLEEN L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $59,349.78 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, RUTH Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $59,349.78 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,349.78 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUAX, PENNY J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,349.78 Date 06/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, ERIN K Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,349.78 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSAULT, LESLIE Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,349.78 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,349.78 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLLA, MARY L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,349.78 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, KIM M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $59,349.78 Date 09/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPUCCIO, LAURIE C Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $59,349.78 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, JAMIE L Employer name Pine Valley CSD Amount $59,349.26 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,349.17 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDO, WILLIAM D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,349.02 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JOHN J, III Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $59,348.85 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISTI, LAURA S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,348.63 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBORAH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,348.20 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTHA, GOVINDAN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,348.11 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,347.87 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, TRACY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,347.85 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EDUARDO, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,347.05 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, EULYN M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,346.98 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSIEN, JOE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,346.80 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORES, JAMES J Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $59,346.59 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Moravia Amount $59,346.53 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, JOHN P Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $59,346.39 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, MARY F Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $59,346.36 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $59,346.25 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'EPLATTENIER, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,346.22 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESZ, DAMON J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $59,346.08 Date 08/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASKELL, THOMAS M Employer name Warren County Amount $59,346.05 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,345.58 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Naples Amount $59,345.25 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,345.09 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALESE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,345.08 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEN, LIJU Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,344.29 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System