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 WOODRUFF, STEPHANIE M Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $58,653.25 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $58,653.23 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, JONATHAN M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $58,653.08 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARELLI, ROBERT S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,652.91 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, LAURA D Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $58,652.63 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACAL, PATRICIA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,652.27 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, KIMBERLY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,652.13 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, MELISSA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,651.83 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGHORNE, CARMECHA M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $58,651.77 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, ANDREA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $58,651.73 Date 07/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBERY, THOMAS K Employer name Orleans County Amount $58,651.60 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, EMANUEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,651.39 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DAVID P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,651.36 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, JOHN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,651.35 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKIN, LAURA B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,651.30 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DOLORES N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,651.20 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BILLY Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,651.07 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSETT, STEVEN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,650.42 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORCE, ANDREW R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,650.32 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SUSAN L Employer name Yates County Amount $58,649.59 Date 03/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, CORY S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,649.29 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, CHRISTY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,649.12 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDEN, JOSEPH D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,648.98 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WAYNE D, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $58,648.69 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI-COOKE, EDWINA B Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $58,648.35 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINI, CHARLES W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,648.33 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMCHAND, CHANDRAWATTIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,647.81 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, FALIN Employer name Education Department Amount $58,647.71 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $58,647.25 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, KARLA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,646.98 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $58,646.70 Date 11/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRO, LONNIE S Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $58,646.45 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $58,646.29 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGUAY, ROGER J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $58,646.17 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, NILDA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,646.13 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDLETON-CORRAL, LISA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,646.07 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KAREN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,645.50 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICEK, JULIE A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,645.41 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, SCOTT M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,645.18 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, ANNE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,645.12 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SHAWNA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,644.56 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, WOODROW W, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,644.26 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLISE, MARY T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,644.22 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARINO, RICHARD Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $58,644.12 Date 05/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, JUDE T Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $58,644.12 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTERMAN, DOUGLAS C Employer name Albany County Amount $58,644.08 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLIK, DEBORAH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,643.63 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSON, MICHELLE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,643.50 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGUS, ROBERT G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $58,643.49 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $58,643.40 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABANAL, STEPHEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,643.32 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSON, ROBERT E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,642.99 Date 06/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, STEPHEN P Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,642.46 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURA, ELENA N Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,642.18 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, MEGAN L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,642.17 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, KENNETH N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,642.13 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, MELISSA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,641.60 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGEE, NANCY J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $58,641.24 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRANDON W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,640.92 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, THOMAS Employer name Erie County Amount $58,640.54 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORACY, STEPHEN W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,640.48 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, WILLIS, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,640.45 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIKA, RICKEY W Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,640.42 Date 03/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, PAULA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $58,640.32 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, VICTORIA L Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $58,640.03 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,640.01 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $58,639.57 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOMINICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,639.40 Date 03/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DOUGLAS N Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,639.22 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATISSO, MATHEW L Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $58,639.20 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIESSEN, JAN C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,638.71 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, TINA M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $58,638.28 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, KEITH W Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $58,638.18 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, EDWARD G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,637.94 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, DIANE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,637.75 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, JOY R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,637.53 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, TAMMY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,637.26 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHOY, ALVIN L Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $58,637.18 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MICHELLE A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,637.12 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, DANIELLE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,637.02 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, DEBORAH A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $58,637.01 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, MARCIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,636.87 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROPANI, JAYELYNN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,636.12 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,636.09 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELSON, DANIEL I Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,636.09 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, PAUL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,636.09 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, JONATHAN J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,635.75 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SONIA V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,635.72 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, JOHN K Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $58,635.65 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCASINI, NICHOLAS P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,635.56 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, ANITA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,635.13 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUIZAN, JUNIOR Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,635.11 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, DANIEL P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,635.03 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $58,634.55 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, AMANDA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,634.29 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WALTER L, JR Employer name Village of Unadilla Amount $58,634.10 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, LAURA L Employer name Education Department Amount $58,634.05 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, SHANEKA N Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,633.62 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTON, MATTHEW D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,633.48 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, MICHAEL S Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $58,633.26 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System