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 GOLDRING, JOYCE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,803.55 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, VICTORIA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,803.23 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, CAROLYN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,803.19 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARD, JOSH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,803.01 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMINDO, MARY ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,802.85 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARO, KATHLEEN K Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,802.85 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KODRA, KATHLEEN B Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,802.85 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTALEWSKI, STEVEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,802.69 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, HEATHER K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,802.67 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES G Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $58,802.62 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYSLETT, CRYSTAL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,802.25 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JORDAN H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,802.08 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLINA, PAULA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,801.60 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYER, PATRICK B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $58,801.22 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, SONYA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,801.18 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, ALLEN D Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $58,801.08 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, LEANCIA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,800.98 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ELIZABETH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,800.90 Date 06/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, KEITH A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $58,800.81 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCARI, JASON J Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $58,800.79 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEST, RONALD M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,800.64 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KATHLEEN B Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $58,800.55 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, CATHERINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,800.36 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, JONATHAN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,800.29 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HEATHER D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,800.20 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZHUVANCHERY, DIVYA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,800.12 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU VARNEY, STEVEN G Employer name Tioga County Amount $58,800.03 Date 02/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, MEGHAN K Employer name Fulton County Amount $58,799.75 Date 08/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTIAN S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,799.60 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOUT, GARY P Employer name Town of Malta Amount $58,799.47 Date 06/09/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAINO, MARK Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $58,799.27 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY, ELIZABETH C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,798.76 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADISON, GERARD R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,798.75 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCZATEK, JESSICA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,798.53 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTS, JEANNE D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,798.26 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, SHELLY S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,797.94 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DARREN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,797.81 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, JOSHUA J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,797.78 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ANDREW L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,797.37 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, WESLEY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,797.36 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, DOUGLAS J Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $58,797.34 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $58,797.19 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWERS, LEAH M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,797.07 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, ANGELA R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $58,796.80 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, BLAKE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,796.75 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, DAVID H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,796.35 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONKEL, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,796.21 Date 02/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-JACQUES, GUERLANDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,796.02 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DALE S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $58,795.96 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, DIANA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,795.88 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDER, ROLAND, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $58,795.49 Date 07/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, SUSAN M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $58,795.48 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONIUS, JOHN P Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $58,795.47 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO VETTE, NORMAN M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $58,795.22 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, JAMES J Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $58,795.20 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $58,795.12 Date 08/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASGOW, JUSTIN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,795.07 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCAINO, FRANCES Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $58,795.01 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, SARAH Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $58,794.64 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, SCOTT T Employer name Waverly CSD Amount $58,794.56 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, PAUL K Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $58,794.52 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, PAUL D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $58,794.31 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, DEBRA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,793.83 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,793.54 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAPHAEL Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,793.32 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEWALDT, DANIEL Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,793.04 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDELL, THOMAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $58,792.74 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, RYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $58,792.69 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MARY ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $58,792.55 Date 12/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, JENNIFER L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,792.51 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JIMMY, JR Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $58,792.40 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MICHAEL Z Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,792.33 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Washington County Amount $58,792.27 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, DANIELLE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,792.08 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TRACEY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,792.00 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DANE J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $58,791.75 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASON, DONOVAN P Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $58,791.67 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGALLO, DAVID J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,791.60 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASEN, RAYMOND A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,791.56 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHARLENE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $58,791.45 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIND AMOUR, LUCAS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,790.48 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALLY, JANET L Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $58,789.89 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, EVERTON F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,789.82 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BREY, TIMMY M Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $58,789.51 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, DIANNE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,789.48 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOSEPH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,789.31 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISSE, MILDRED I Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,789.09 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOTZ, PHIL O Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $58,788.97 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTALA, MANJARI R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,788.95 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOWIK, HOLLY Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $58,788.43 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLEY, ANNE M Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $58,788.13 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKLEY, SARAH L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $58,788.11 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, ERIN E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,787.80 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DENISE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,787.48 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ELAINE R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,787.28 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZO, BEVERLY G Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $58,787.28 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, EDWARD K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,787.02 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,786.40 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $58,786.39 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BARBARA J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,786.34 Date 12/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System