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 DE VAUL, SPENCER F Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,530.98 Date 12/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAND, DENISE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,530.90 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, MYRA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,530.58 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ERIC A Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $58,530.08 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKALET, EMILY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,529.65 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, LAWRENCE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,529.25 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFINGER, TERESA V Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,529.03 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROVICH, JEREMY M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,528.97 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, PAUL A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,528.78 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, PAUL J, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,528.72 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, TAMMY A Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $58,528.54 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, JOHN J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $58,528.29 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFKINS, MARLENE L Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $58,528.18 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOANETTE, THOMAS S Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $58,528.15 Date 05/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THERESA MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $58,528.13 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIROTKIN, KRISTEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,527.89 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACY, SPENCER S Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,527.61 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOGGI, KEITH J Employer name Webster CSD Amount $58,527.58 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNINI, JOHN, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,527.09 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYAJIAN, GRACE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,527.09 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSSEAU, ROBERT J Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,527.09 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, TIMOTHY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,527.09 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, DEIDRE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,527.09 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGELBAUM, PAULA Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,527.09 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ROBERT D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,526.88 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENHARLOW, JAMES E, JR Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $58,526.87 Date 01/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, CASSANDRA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $58,526.48 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWARY-SINGH, JEMIMA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,526.39 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINNIS, MARI B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,525.88 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, VICKI E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,525.85 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERT J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $58,525.54 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KYLE J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $58,525.48 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SARAH J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $58,525.47 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIASSAINT, EVELYNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,524.77 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, HEATHER R Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,524.46 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLEY, SEAN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,524.44 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, JULIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,524.37 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ALEXIS V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,524.33 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNER, ANGELA P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,524.26 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENESCH, LISA D Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $58,524.26 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAHR, SCOTT T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,524.06 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCAGLIA, SALVATORE J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,523.83 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JASON J Employer name Town of Lumberland Amount $58,523.81 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, FREDERIC L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,523.79 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUN, JOHN Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $58,523.78 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAMONT A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $58,523.67 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, DONALD I, JR Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $58,523.66 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPTAK, NARISSA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,523.50 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, THOMAS P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,523.20 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBING, JOANNA L Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $58,522.99 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WILLIAM E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,522.95 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, FRED E Employer name Village of Orchard Park Amount $58,522.87 Date 09/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURANT, PETERSON Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,522.37 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RENA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,522.31 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGAN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Tioga County Amount $58,522.30 Date 01/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $58,522.11 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON-LEE, DARCY N Employer name Albany County Amount $58,521.95 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHABKA, DANIEL E Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,521.68 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARLING, ROBERT G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,521.36 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAGHAN, KITTY O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,521.31 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAYKA, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Owasco Amount $58,521.08 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELIUS, STEPHEN G Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $58,520.80 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXSON, SUSAN K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,520.55 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BEATRICE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,520.50 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPPEL-GERMAIN, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,520.41 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $58,520.29 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMYK, LISA A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $58,520.16 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLEHART, KOYA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,520.16 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, BRENT A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $58,519.73 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, EILEEN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,519.70 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRICHMAN, STEVEN E Employer name City of Troy Amount $58,519.59 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POKHAI, MAHARANI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,519.50 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, SCOTT G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $58,519.39 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, LENORA A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $58,519.38 Date 09/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, CHARLES L Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $58,519.23 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKNER, SHELLY LYNN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,519.20 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEY, ROBIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,518.80 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SI YOUNG Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,518.69 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ASMITA K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,518.44 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARZEE, HELENE N Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $58,518.44 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, CORRIE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,518.02 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $58,517.97 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, JULANNE Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $58,517.87 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, MICHAEL T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,517.79 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBANI, GODSPOWER O Employer name Albany County Amount $58,517.63 Date 06/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, JUSTIN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,517.33 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELATION, LISA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,517.28 Date 07/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $58,517.27 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNICK, JEREMY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,516.99 Date 11/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, RICHARD G, III Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $58,516.98 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOURDANAIS, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,516.89 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DENISE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,516.83 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEALT, DAVID R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $58,516.81 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN B Employer name Erie County Amount $58,516.75 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, NANCY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,516.55 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL-LIDDIARD, TINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,516.55 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, JENNA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,516.44 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, ANNA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,516.28 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, SHAWN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,516.11 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GWENDOLYN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,516.10 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System