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 BIRCH, ANNETTE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,564.32 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, BARBARA A Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $58,564.30 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBER, ERIKA MARIE Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $58,564.24 Date 06/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, CHI P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $58,564.20 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TERENCE P, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,564.06 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINZONE, ANTHONY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,563.93 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSATERI, SUSAN M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $58,563.84 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGARES, DOMINGO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,563.69 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAKAWA, ANDREW R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,563.40 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHMIELEWSKI, MISTY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,563.40 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, ANGELA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,563.40 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,563.07 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLEY, DAVID F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,562.60 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALL, KRISTE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,562.24 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, LORRAINE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $58,561.86 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, JAMES F, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $58,561.82 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ABRAHAM M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,561.75 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, JULIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,561.60 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDER, RHONDA J Employer name Jefferson Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $58,561.60 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $58,561.48 Date 12/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, LEO, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,561.45 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMME, STACEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,561.05 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROYEMI, ANTHONY AYOTUNDE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,560.91 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARJORIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,560.86 Date 12/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, MATTHEW D Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,560.63 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ALISON C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,560.00 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTLER, CHARLES T, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,559.94 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, LOUIS C, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $58,559.91 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGIULO, JOHN A Employer name Orange County Amount $58,559.37 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES EARL Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,558.88 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, CATHERINE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,558.78 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, LORRAINE A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,558.78 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, REGINA M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,558.78 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, BARBARA A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,558.78 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINBERRY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $58,558.78 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARK E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $58,558.59 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPADA, CYNTHIA Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,558.56 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, DEBBIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,558.26 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, TROY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,558.17 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, ANDREW M Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $58,557.84 Date 12/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLASENCIA, YELISSA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,557.64 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, ROBERT W III Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,557.18 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINKIEVICH, AARON D Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,556.90 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, MECCA M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,556.80 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDO, ANTONIO Employer name Village of Woodsburgh Amount $58,556.06 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSETTE, NICHOLAS D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,556.01 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIHEW, TIMOTHY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,556.01 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRAHIMI, AVISH E Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,555.77 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, SONYA J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,555.67 Date 12/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMFELD, DANIELLE N Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,555.67 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, LOUIS Employer name City of Kingston Amount $58,555.21 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAWN L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $58,555.12 Date 11/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $58,554.44 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, JOSEPH Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $58,554.30 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSLEY, KERRIE S Employer name South Jefferson CSD Amount $58,553.80 Date 10/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIAM S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $58,553.78 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, KRISTEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,553.78 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANO, SHANNON P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,553.73 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIELLE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,553.66 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, LINDA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,553.60 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCOMBE, JEANNE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,553.48 Date 10/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEBRETSEN, TROY D Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $58,553.22 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOVICH, ROBIN M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $58,553.20 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNICA, ROSANNE Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $58,553.03 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFHAUS, GREGORY J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $58,553.02 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZORNES, JOANN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,552.90 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,552.90 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJEK, JOSEPH P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $58,552.82 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, FRANK M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,552.40 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREERY, PENNY E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,552.16 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KEITH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,552.00 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKE, BEVERLY J Employer name Town of Dickinson Amount $58,551.85 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYKOWICZ, STEPHEN J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $58,551.81 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, JOHN S Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,551.39 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLDEN, FRANZ, II Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $58,551.33 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYA-MELITO, DEBORAH A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $58,550.98 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHART, RALPH L Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $58,550.88 Date 12/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, JENNIFER B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,550.86 Date 03/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, RICHARD R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $58,550.84 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JUSTIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,550.60 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODOLPHUS, LAUREN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,550.13 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPELMAN, BARBARA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,550.08 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSINGER, JEREMY C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,549.93 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $58,549.53 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SUZY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,549.34 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, CHERINE B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,549.03 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $58,548.74 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRANDATO, STEPHEN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,548.31 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONVILLE, STEWART Q Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,548.29 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MATTHEW C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $58,548.27 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, PAULA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,548.21 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUALE, GRANT W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,548.00 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWART, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of Somerset Amount $58,547.40 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOT, RYAN C Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $58,547.36 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALDER, KAREN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,547.25 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, CHAIM M Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $58,547.22 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, CATHERINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,547.13 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MALINDA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,547.09 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAMONITAKIS, MATILDA L Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $58,546.86 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ANNABELLE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $58,546.35 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System