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 WHITEHEAD, JOHN W, SR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,104.71 Date 10/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAFIDE, KATHERINE E Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,104.51 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, MARTHA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,104.02 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOTT, TRACY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,103.90 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MATTHEW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,103.67 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICHAL, SHARON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,103.67 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,103.67 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KESSILL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,103.67 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,103.67 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, EDMOND Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $59,103.10 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, RICHARD B Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $59,103.01 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ADALBERTO Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $59,102.60 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVINDEER-JONES, ANDREA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,102.53 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTE, CORY Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,102.39 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBURY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,101.99 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MARGARITA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $59,101.99 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASACK, THERESA J Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $59,101.80 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOUFF, LYNETTE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,100.82 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRITTANY K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,100.62 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, SHAUN P Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $59,100.56 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONZA, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,100.45 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOLKOWSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,100.43 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANAR, SANDRA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,100.35 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, ERIC W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,100.05 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, NATHAN L Employer name Town of North Salem Amount $59,099.98 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KELLY A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $59,099.91 Date 04/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISLA, WILMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,099.62 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, RAFAEL Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $59,099.60 Date 12/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIERE, JANET P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,099.51 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, TUNG HAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,099.24 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTONE, JOSEPH K Employer name Erie County Amount $59,099.08 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBADESSA, CLAIRE Employer name Bryant Library Amount $59,098.93 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLANI, JANET Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,098.87 Date 04/17/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $59,098.04 Date 04/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZOLARI, ILARIO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $59,098.00 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIS, PATRICIA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,097.87 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINCK, BRIAN J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $59,097.62 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NINESLING, LLOYD G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,097.60 Date 04/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, HOWARD L Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $59,097.21 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, ROY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,097.01 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYVIE, WILLIAM F Employer name Albany County Amount $59,096.69 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KATHLEEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,096.43 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DAMION P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,096.32 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLA-RHOADES, LORI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,096.27 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENELUS, LOUISE Employer name Orange County Amount $59,096.14 Date 04/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UIHLEIN, BARRY H Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $59,096.14 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEL, RAQUEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,095.85 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,095.38 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JAMES S Employer name Herkimer County Amount $59,095.16 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $59,095.10 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, DANIEL V Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $59,095.00 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $59,094.79 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, CLAIRE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,094.61 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEINO C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,094.61 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, ROSE R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,094.22 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHEN, MANNA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,093.71 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLIFFORD J Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,093.67 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYINT, LAURIE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,093.57 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELGERS, KAREN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,093.56 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $59,093.49 Date 03/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOITINK, EUGENE L Employer name Westfield CSD Amount $59,093.01 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, ERICE S, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,093.00 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, ROCHELLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,092.81 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILS-AIME, GERARD, JR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,092.36 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REGINALD D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,092.24 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JENNIE C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,092.13 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORO, JOSEPH M, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,091.53 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, SONIA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,091.20 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MENDOLA, ERIC T Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,090.90 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTING, DONNA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $59,090.39 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONENBERG, MINDY H Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,090.35 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIND, KEITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,089.67 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRINA, ROCHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,089.56 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LULAY, COLETTE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,089.26 Date 03/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CASEY N Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,088.83 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, JESSE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,088.63 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, CONSTANCE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,088.61 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYCK, JEREMY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,088.60 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOHN R, II Employer name Orange County Amount $59,088.39 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, CHARMAINE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,088.30 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABAS, VALERIE Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,088.00 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNON, DAWN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,087.57 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, SEAN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,087.52 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN NORMAN, MICHELLE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,087.47 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIFLER, JEANNE-MARIE Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $59,087.40 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCLEWICZ, KENNETH M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,087.20 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, M ZUBAIR Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,087.12 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERTA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,086.81 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIPOLI, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,086.73 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DANIEL R Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,086.54 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, KEVIN C Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $59,086.33 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, DANIEL T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,086.26 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, DONNA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,086.26 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELO, JOHN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,086.22 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVENCIA, MAXINE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,086.11 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BARRY, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,086.07 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, STEPHEN M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $59,085.70 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CIOCCIO, DOMENIC C Employer name Erie County Amount $59,085.38 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, ARIEL M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $59,085.19 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIS, HOPE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,084.38 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System