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 MOSIER, JESSICA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $58,546.23 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBE, RONI D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,546.19 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RYAN M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $58,546.01 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESLER, WILLIAM D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,545.90 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSVILLE, MATTHEW Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $58,545.88 Date 05/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $58,545.64 Date 11/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,545.58 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,545.28 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRANT, FRANCES V Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $58,545.15 Date 08/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN-KENNEDY, COLLEEN A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $58,545.04 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARD, INDIA A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,544.83 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTORSNOK, JEFFREY R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,544.68 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, DOMINIQUE S Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $58,544.05 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELICHAREK, MARGARET Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $58,543.83 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORICELLI, PAULA B Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $58,543.82 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, JAMES A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $58,543.73 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWACK, ERIC J, SR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $58,543.60 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, AUDREY T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,543.37 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILGERMEIN, ANDREW J Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,542.99 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, JASON R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,542.75 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUELL, JO ANNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,542.68 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICKERT ORR, KELLY L Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $58,542.66 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINER, KAREN N Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,542.50 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, EUGENE J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,542.13 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, CHARISE R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,542.10 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, SUZANNE L Employer name Albany County Amount $58,541.71 Date 05/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITECAVAGE, DIANA V Employer name Town of Southold Amount $58,541.60 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASON, HENRY H Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $58,541.44 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROPATWINSKI, KAREN K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,541.35 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLINSKI, WAYNE K Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $58,541.31 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVLIK, SCOTT T Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,541.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NERO, ALAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,540.80 Date 07/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEILMAN, DEBORAH J Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,540.73 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGULAR, SUSAN A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,540.64 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, MARK J Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $58,540.58 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, KATLIN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,540.51 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHEN M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $58,540.41 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JASON A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $58,540.28 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVINGER, KASEEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,540.12 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOSUOSSO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $58,540.09 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOWLING, STEPHEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $58,539.85 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,539.69 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MARY D Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $58,539.54 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, DANIEL P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,539.48 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, COLIN T Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,539.37 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULICHER, JESSICA RAE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,539.29 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETO, RICHARD Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,539.16 Date 06/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, DONALD B Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $58,539.08 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, DAWN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,538.54 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, THERESA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,538.43 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KENNETH A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $58,538.28 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPUZZO, DENIS Employer name Lakeland Fire District Amount $58,538.20 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODCHILD, TERESA K Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $58,538.14 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, RENATA Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $58,537.72 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHER, ANGELINE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,537.43 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON W Employer name Town of Milton Amount $58,537.33 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MNASRI, RAFIK Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,537.21 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, NICOLE J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,537.19 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, QUINTON R Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,536.88 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACERO, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $58,536.75 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGETT, DAVID C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,536.65 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KAREN M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $58,536.32 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,536.01 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANDREW M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,536.01 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNARI, CRYSTAL M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,535.86 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULL, JULIJA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,535.60 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, COLIN E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,535.58 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLIN, SHERMAN F, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,535.52 Date 03/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, ELTON E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,535.12 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMSKI, PATRICK M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,535.04 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,534.99 Date 02/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, DREW M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $58,534.89 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MORGAN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,534.89 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLIANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,534.72 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,534.71 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKINS, LINDSEY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,534.00 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $58,533.99 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORFLEET, ONYSHA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,533.87 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, JOAN ELSA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $58,533.82 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, KIM A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $58,533.70 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRACKALPARAMBIL GEORGE, SHINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,533.39 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROIANO, DOROTHY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,533.38 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTERICH, BRENDA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $58,533.25 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EIJAH V Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,533.11 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONGO, CODY M Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $58,532.86 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCER, DAVID W Employer name Lyndonville CSD Amount $58,532.75 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUHMANN, KENNETH F Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,532.69 Date 04/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBIES, KRISTIN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,532.56 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $58,532.55 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANOWSKI, KATHERINE A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,532.39 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JOHN I Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $58,532.30 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISENRING, SUZANNE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,532.20 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAU, MICHAEL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,531.97 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUT, WILLIAM E Employer name Broome County Amount $58,531.85 Date 03/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RICHARD Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,531.84 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIGAN, SUSAN H Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $58,531.45 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, MATTHEW W Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $58,531.45 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPP, MICHAEL G Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $58,531.37 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, BRIAN L Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $58,531.25 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANSKI, JOSEPH W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $58,531.18 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System