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 CANAVAN, LANITA S Employer name Essex County Amount $58,962.10 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBBE, GEORGE W, II Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,961.91 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, RYAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,961.80 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, TESHIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,961.54 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERIDO, LATASHA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,961.49 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, BETHANY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $58,961.33 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARFIO, LORRAINE F Employer name Village of Fleischmanns Amount $58,961.19 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BARBARA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,961.14 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKATHORN, CHRISTA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,960.96 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, THOMAS M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $58,960.78 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARYANN M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $58,960.70 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAKE, JEFFREY M Employer name Fulton County Amount $58,960.61 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHARE, ROBIN E Employer name Orange County Amount $58,960.44 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRY, JUSTIN D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,960.30 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, EARL J Employer name City of Albany Amount $58,960.04 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, IMAN R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,960.02 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ADAM D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,960.00 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,959.72 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIB, KEVIN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,959.72 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, JOAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,959.72 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARCHMENT, KARMEL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,959.72 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ELLEN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,959.72 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADA, LISA M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $58,959.35 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, JANET M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,959.21 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, JOSEPH S Employer name Wayne County Amount $58,959.03 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LORRAINE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,958.91 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRA, BARBRA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,958.79 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $58,958.09 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMER, MARK J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,957.94 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,957.94 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIVITERA, ADAM J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,957.92 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, EDWIN C Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $58,957.86 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, JENNIFER L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,957.69 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARK, LEI F Employer name Letchworth CSD at Gainesville Amount $58,957.50 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, MINDY B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,957.24 Date 02/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, WILLIAM H Employer name Holtsville Fire District Amount $58,957.16 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEW, MARGARET C Employer name Erie County Amount $58,956.94 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, STACEY A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $58,956.91 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,956.75 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISO, MATTHEW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,956.71 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TIMOTHY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,956.70 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BYRON V Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,956.62 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, TONYA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $58,956.56 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOR, NICHOLAS F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,956.35 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSERT, FRANCIS R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,956.31 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, PATRICK M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,956.25 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELGOSZ, GARY R Employer name Town of Elma Amount $58,955.63 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, COLLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,955.29 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $58,954.42 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEXER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,954.35 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, HEATHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,954.34 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI-GUZZARDI, DAWN Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,954.14 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CAITLYN M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,953.92 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, BRIAN Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $58,953.67 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DANA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,953.54 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, VAUGHN H Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,953.45 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $58,953.13 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $58,953.12 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONSAMMY, ALFRED Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,953.08 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, YOCASTA DEL CARMEN Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $58,952.74 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, DEREK J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $58,952.38 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNO, WILLIAM E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $58,952.13 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPORE, BRENDAN F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $58,951.74 Date 06/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JUDITH Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,951.00 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YELLE, BRANDON C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,950.72 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, IRMA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,950.67 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLING, DANIEL K Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $58,950.15 Date 02/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, TIMOTHY J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,950.09 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUART, MELINDA A Employer name Seneca County Amount $58,949.72 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, SAMANTHA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,949.57 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, JOSEPH M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,949.24 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, SAFEE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,948.97 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABEE, AMANDA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,948.31 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, JASON Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,947.95 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, EMORY G, III Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $58,947.64 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, WILLIAM F Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,947.60 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERS, JOHNNY L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $58,947.48 Date 08/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUA, FRANK L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,947.20 Date 06/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JUAN J Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,947.02 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILSTRA, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Village of Victor Amount $58,946.90 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, LING-KWAN Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $58,946.82 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANO, FRANK G Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,946.82 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,946.24 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GLENN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,946.22 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLANZ-MAY, DONNA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,945.98 Date 03/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DON M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,945.93 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, SALLY R Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,945.76 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTABROOK, BOBBI J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,945.71 Date 09/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ANDREW P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,945.64 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHUDE, KYLE N Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $58,945.55 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYMOND D Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $58,945.40 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, PATRICIA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,945.37 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, BRETT D, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,945.23 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKAR, GYONGYI Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $58,945.12 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHANTIA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,944.73 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, SCOTT M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $58,944.45 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, BEVERLY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $58,944.38 Date 04/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, ALLEN D Employer name Allegany Limestone CSD Amount $58,944.26 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUGENE, MARNELLE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,944.20 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LISA C Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $58,944.12 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System