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 HART, JACE H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,786.10 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, MARIELLEN Employer name Somers CSD Amount $58,785.98 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, DONNA Employer name Somers CSD Amount $58,785.98 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, SHAWN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,785.80 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDOLA, LOUISE Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $58,785.56 Date 04/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, SHANNON E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,785.55 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GALA, PAMELA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,785.40 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHOFF, NICHOLAS R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,785.08 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINDER, ANITA L Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $58,784.98 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, JAMES W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,784.85 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTAS, DENISE J Employer name City of Olean Amount $58,784.81 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORYSINSKI, HANNAH F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,784.37 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERARIO, ROSANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,784.25 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PATRICK W, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $58,784.25 Date 04/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANG, CHERYL Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $58,784.01 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, LINDA J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $58,784.00 Date 08/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLE, BEVERLY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,783.83 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, TRACY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,783.79 Date 11/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LEONOR Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $58,783.71 Date 03/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SONYA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,782.72 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENFELD, PATRICK W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,782.33 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, AMY Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $58,782.14 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNYCH, LAURIE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,782.05 Date 08/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBUNIA, DEBORAH L Employer name Department of State Amount $58,782.05 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ARIELLE L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,782.00 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,781.81 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELHOFF, JANET A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $58,781.56 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GROL, BRIAN F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,781.21 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDUCCI, DENNIS L, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,781.20 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCTER, ASHLEY L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,781.10 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, WENSESLAO W Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,781.03 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, CATHERINE B Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $58,780.94 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, SANDY M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $58,780.75 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, RONALD J Employer name Orange County Amount $58,780.41 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVENTURE, HARRY Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,780.13 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKBARTH, MELANIE Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $58,779.84 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, MATTHEW C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $58,779.70 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINES, TANISHA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,779.69 Date 10/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,779.38 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, CARRIE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,779.25 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEPHE, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,779.23 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUAREZ, WENDY Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,779.17 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, SARA L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,779.15 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CAROLLE C J Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $58,779.12 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CARLA A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $58,778.90 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, BARBARA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,778.81 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKOLA, RICHARD S Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $58,778.80 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DENISE A Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $58,778.80 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $58,778.79 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, AURILLA J Employer name Orange County Amount $58,778.76 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONA, ANDREW P Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $58,778.75 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NADEAU, AFTON B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,777.65 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, LAURA J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,777.59 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,777.41 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, ROBERT J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $58,777.35 Date 07/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANUCCI, MICHELLE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $58,777.01 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, WILLIAM L Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,777.00 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, SUZANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,776.93 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, JANEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,776.91 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TABATHA L Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $58,776.80 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIVERN, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,776.40 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, RONALD Employer name Town of Springwater Amount $58,776.34 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURI J Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,776.33 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, DAVID M Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,776.13 Date 01/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, TIMOTHY J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $58,775.94 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUGHAN, BARBARA M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,775.74 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GARY W, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,775.67 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRIAN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,775.49 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIA, NADINE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,775.26 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEES, CURTIS P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,775.11 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMILE, SARAH E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,775.06 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,774.86 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, JAMON B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,774.83 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILLIAM, JEROME W Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,774.74 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, TIMOTHY C Employer name Village of Massena Amount $58,774.73 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, CAROL A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $58,774.57 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SYLVIA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,774.48 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, MICHELLE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,774.03 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARTHA W Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $58,773.76 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORF, MICHAEL K Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,773.72 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JAMES L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,773.68 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, STEVEN P Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $58,773.62 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ANN-MARIE U Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,772.81 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JACQUELINE D Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,772.77 Date 05/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MIGUEL A Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $58,772.68 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, TODD J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,772.59 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUANG, DORIS L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,772.35 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, ADAM A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $58,771.91 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,771.39 Date 01/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, MARCO A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $58,771.29 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, JONATHAN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,771.26 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $58,771.18 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAVID A Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $58,771.15 Date 06/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALCHIN, LAURA R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,770.40 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, JUSTIN R Employer name City of Corning Amount $58,769.35 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENSON, MARK R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,769.22 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNIGAN, SHAUN P Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $58,768.85 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORKELL, MAUREEN E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $58,768.68 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, KIRKDALE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $58,768.66 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JEFFREY R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $58,768.51 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System