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 CONRAD-REINGOLD, MARY JO Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,732.97 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPPEL, PATRICK D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,732.70 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, SARAH E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,732.41 Date 01/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVENESE, MICHAEL J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,732.34 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTIE, HEATHER M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,732.02 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JO ELLEN Employer name Education Department Amount $58,731.69 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREW, BEVERLY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,731.65 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, PRUDENCE P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,731.50 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALERO, BEATRIZ Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,731.48 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,731.48 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUS, MARIA Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $58,731.45 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLINSKI, JORDAN A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,731.13 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CARY B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,730.75 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOY, LAURIE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,730.55 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, JOHN A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,730.39 Date 09/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, CURTIS E Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $58,730.29 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, THERESA F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,729.79 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, LISA A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $58,729.73 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THERON C Employer name City of Elmira Amount $58,729.63 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURCH, DONALD J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,729.41 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, NILSA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,728.89 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, ERIC D Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,728.67 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINRUCK, BRIAN J Employer name Wayne County Amount $58,728.30 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN G Employer name Town of Hunter Amount $58,728.29 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORLEY, LAURIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,728.26 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA C Employer name Madison County Amount $58,728.23 Date 08/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,728.04 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, SHANE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,727.98 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEVERLY, JOHN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,727.64 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIANO-ENDERS, CAMILLE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,727.33 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNETT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $58,727.26 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUINITCHETTE, CHRISTINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,726.90 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRA, ERIKA K Employer name Erie County Amount $58,726.79 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LONNIE, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,726.30 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SEAN M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $58,726.12 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNAKULASURIYA, MANUJA P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $58,726.05 Date 02/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CONSTANCE Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $58,725.80 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, JEFFREY D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,725.56 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, CHELSEA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,725.43 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, MAUREEN T Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $58,725.40 Date 01/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORNDT, JESSE A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,725.15 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDES, REBECCA R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,725.14 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, OSCAR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $58,725.02 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, RICKY C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,724.82 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, SEAN C Employer name Town of Aurora Amount $58,724.64 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSCH, TIMOTHY I Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $58,724.07 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, DALILA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,723.94 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, DALE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,723.87 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMEQUE, HENRY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,722.70 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIEWICZ, CONSTANCE J Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $58,722.67 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABER, NICOLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,722.37 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VERONA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,722.26 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PETER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $58,722.20 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WITUSZYNSKI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,721.92 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, JASON D Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $58,721.87 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, LYNNE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $58,721.49 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, JOY A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,721.37 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,721.24 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KIMBERLY R Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $58,721.24 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KATHRYN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,720.83 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, DOUGLAS C Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $58,720.59 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOCK, MARGARET C Employer name Erie County Amount $58,720.55 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGE, ANASTACIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,720.12 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADHILL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $58,719.93 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $58,719.84 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, SUSAN J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,719.80 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, WENDY S Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $58,719.56 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANAS, ROBERT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,719.39 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, BRUNO J Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $58,719.30 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKWALTER, RACHEL L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,719.00 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHALA, JAMES M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,718.59 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENKEL, LAURIE E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $58,718.45 Date 03/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, ANTHONY J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $58,718.32 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGG, KEVIN W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,718.06 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSE, BARBARA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,717.69 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEUGEL, ANDREW J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,716.75 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JODI M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,716.73 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSCHOW, JAMES J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,716.64 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RHONDA M Employer name Broome County Amount $58,716.36 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHERT, DIANE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,716.29 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILD, ANDRINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,716.19 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOBLEY, HOPETHEA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,715.79 Date 04/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKI, EUGENIUSZ Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $58,715.77 Date 07/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,715.25 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,715.10 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTINO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Beacon Amount $58,715.03 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNTON, BETTY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 03/03/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO-NEUBAUER, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE-LAGOS, CINDY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTSON, GIOIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 01/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOROLESKI, GAIL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CYNTHIA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMINTERI, LESLEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILPP, JUDITH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFE, LISA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTAVA, JUNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,714.40 Date 11/19/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, GEORGE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,714.38 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEADY, MATTHEW R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,714.23 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System