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 BAKER, STEPHANIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,083.89 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, ABRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,083.87 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, DAVID G Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $59,083.35 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ASHLEIGH K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,083.27 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, JACOB D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,083.20 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARIANO Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $59,082.88 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATE, FRANK T Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $59,082.72 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIRNHELD, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,082.60 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCA, TERESA L Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $59,082.50 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROSS, DAWN M Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $59,082.48 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, TERESA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,082.24 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELOW, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Edinburg Amount $59,082.00 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, RYAN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,081.80 Date 02/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTIEN, HERMANN K Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,081.65 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFROY, EDWARD G Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,081.56 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARO, SHARON Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,081.48 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JENNIFER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,081.43 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNIOR, DIAMOND R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,081.40 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID H Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $59,081.34 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEAN L Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $59,080.64 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, ALLAN W Employer name Sayville Library Amount $59,080.64 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, KEITH G, II Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,080.58 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONAN, BRIAN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,080.54 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, CAROL A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $59,080.42 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, STEPHEN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,080.19 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLHAGEN, STEVEN H, II Employer name Erie County Amount $59,079.56 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACKNELL, ZACHARY Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,079.54 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLEY, DOUGLAS F Employer name Erie County Amount $59,079.44 Date 07/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, JEAN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,079.14 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, JOHN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,079.08 Date 05/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTISANO, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,079.00 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, GEORGE G Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,078.95 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, NICOLE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,078.69 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, RONNET Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,078.62 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLINGLOFF, EILEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,078.62 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPERLEY, KEVIN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,078.62 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, DONNA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,078.61 Date 03/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSLOW, DEBORAH Employer name Montgomery County Amount $59,078.49 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,077.92 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, JUDITH Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,077.80 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DAVID M, JR Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $59,077.77 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,077.72 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLJE, LINDA J Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $59,077.66 Date 11/12/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCASSI, ANITA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,077.17 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRITTANY R Employer name Orange County Amount $59,077.03 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, STEVEN Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $59,077.00 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COUNT, RYAN R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,076.91 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, RYAN Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $59,076.44 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUI, JOSEPH P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,076.36 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDEK, JASON K Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,075.99 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMMONS, MARSHA L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,075.86 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOCZEI-BREHM, ELAINE D Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,075.64 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, MARITZA G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,075.62 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, JEFFREY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,075.47 Date 04/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNGELSON, ARKADIY Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $59,075.45 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, WALTER E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $59,074.63 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, BRADLEY P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,074.29 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, RICHARD D Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $59,074.05 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, JUDY L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $59,073.86 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSELL, LEON A Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,073.80 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNANAN, JULIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,073.78 Date 05/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,073.52 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSEBY, TERIE W Employer name Tioga County Amount $59,073.41 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, MARK C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $59,073.08 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESACRETA, PATRICIA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,072.94 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMLER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,072.78 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LAURA P Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $59,072.70 Date 11/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, GUNTHER E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $59,072.60 Date 08/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANDREA, SONNI M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,072.59 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAQUIAS, RAMONA L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $59,072.44 Date 12/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, CARL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,072.22 Date 11/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,072.07 Date 10/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALBAHADUR, SHANTA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,071.86 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSWEILER, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,071.71 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ANDREW R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,071.40 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, LAUREN B Employer name Wantagh Fire District Amount $59,071.23 Date 04/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNISTO, ERIC D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,070.84 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $59,070.81 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, JOAN T Employer name Albany County Amount $59,070.73 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PORTA, NICOLE M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,070.54 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODLER, KRISTEN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,070.31 Date 02/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELMAN, JAMES J, JR Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $59,069.61 Date 03/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, AMANDA M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $59,069.43 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, RICKY J Employer name Washington County Amount $59,069.39 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $59,069.20 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISANTI, KRISTAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,068.62 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, RYAN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,068.58 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PAIGE B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,068.58 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEILUNAS, JAMESON M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,068.57 Date 04/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLTERMAN, RONALD Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $59,068.53 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCERI, THOMAS D Employer name Orange County Amount $59,067.99 Date 04/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFE, ALBERT J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,067.93 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRER, CELESTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,067.57 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLE, LYNN M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $59,067.48 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIANO, DIANE M Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $59,067.46 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMI, ALFRED Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,067.35 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,067.18 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, CHAD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,067.17 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, SHAWN M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,066.93 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, KENNETH Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $59,066.73 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System