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 WHISNANT, DARIA E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $59,188.92 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, EMILY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,188.63 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, MICHAEL S Employer name Erie County Amount $59,188.62 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGFRIED, MICHELE R Employer name Albany County Amount $59,188.53 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKWINE, LANCE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,188.17 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILE, SELENE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $59,188.07 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, DONNA K Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,187.80 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,187.55 Date 09/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LINDA-ANNE Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $59,187.46 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSON, MARGARET A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,187.31 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLEY, ERIC E Employer name Village of Clifton Springs Amount $59,187.30 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGELLO, VINCENT J Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $59,187.26 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, JODI J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,187.18 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,186.76 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, YVETTE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,186.59 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, CELESTER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,186.59 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ADAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,186.58 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TERESA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,186.05 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDLEN, ALICIA L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,186.02 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LAUREL A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,186.00 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBAN, ANTONIO M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,185.91 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERICA, CAROL V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STACEY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, NICOLE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, YVONNE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELMAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHLERS, KIM K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETMAN, JACQUELINE C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, SUSAN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWNER, STEPHANIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZO, DENISE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, BETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSOIY, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, JOHN P R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, GERI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUZAKULICS, JOHN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAND, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWADRON, ANNA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHERYL E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, BRENNA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, CAROLE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYGOOD, HEATHER C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAWISTOWSKI, FRANCES M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 09/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITER, LORI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,185.75 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANIS, EDWARD B Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,185.69 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,185.44 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINS, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,185.36 Date 06/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLING, MARCY A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $59,184.95 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, TODD E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,183.97 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,183.88 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINCLE, RICHARD W Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $59,183.70 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMERI, ANN M Employer name Village of North Hills Amount $59,183.69 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, RENE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,183.49 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, STEPHEN J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $59,183.48 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, HERBERT L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $59,183.47 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORABY, E CHELSEA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,182.82 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAFFA-SCHWARTZ, DAMIAN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,182.80 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,182.67 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINO, MARIA T Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $59,182.66 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, AUSTIN H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,182.63 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRODT, ROCCO R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,182.55 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPSEKER, KATHRYN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,182.55 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, SAMANTHA R Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $59,182.52 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDANO, JO ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $59,182.36 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELISH, NORA H Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,182.32 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWASNIEWSKI, CHARLES A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,182.17 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JULES V Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $59,182.08 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, ERIN G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,181.62 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, DALE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,181.56 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKEL, GARY E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,181.52 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, OLEN D Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $59,181.41 Date 08/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, SEAN Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,181.25 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRAY, DANIEL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,180.95 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAUD, PATRICIA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,180.76 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, COREY R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,180.74 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, RHONDA S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,180.42 Date 08/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEASKERN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Village of Cayuga Amount $59,180.00 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ERIK Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $59,179.94 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, NANCY Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,179.54 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, NANCY W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,179.46 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGAL, ANTHONY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,179.36 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, STEVEN S Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $59,179.29 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHARRY, RICHARD Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $59,179.25 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DANIEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,179.15 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTINE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,179.13 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, MACKENZIE M Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $59,179.10 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, ALEJANDRA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINI, HELEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, TARA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREZINSKI, RAYMOND C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBEY, PREMVADEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 08/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALCHUS, MARK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNDLEY-WHITE, RENEE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, HEATHER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, FAYTH S Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKSON, KERRY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEITZER, GARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, JACQUELINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,178.91 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System