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 FINNERTY, JAMES M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,516.05 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNO, EDWARD, JR Employer name Huntington Manor Fire District Amount $58,516.04 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KURT K, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $58,515.33 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CRAIG T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,515.08 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, DAVID J Employer name Greene County Amount $58,515.07 Date 05/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIELLE D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,514.83 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKEY, DEAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,514.75 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JANE F Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $58,514.45 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VRIES, ROBYN G Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $58,514.43 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFANO, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,514.40 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARASS, HAROUN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,514.28 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMBO, RENEE B Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $58,514.07 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MATTHEW T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,513.38 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN R, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,513.13 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUROWSKI, JUSTIN D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,513.06 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMER, MARIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,513.04 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, NICOLE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,512.98 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCI, JOSEPH C Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $58,512.83 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, ROBERT O Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,512.25 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROTH, VANCE R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,511.95 Date 06/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, MICHELLE D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,511.92 Date 08/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTHALL, WILLIAM A Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $58,511.31 Date 11/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST BRICE, CRAAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,511.04 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBISON, MARY L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,510.97 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATIERNO, EMILIA A Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $58,510.95 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKIN, KAY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,510.84 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHELSEA D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,510.59 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JULIET Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,510.43 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, JUSTIN C Employer name Erie County Amount $58,510.39 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDYK, EVAN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,510.31 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KAREN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,510.06 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, TERRENCE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,510.00 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARRO, CAROLYN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,509.89 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWAY, PAUL J, II Employer name Essex County Amount $58,509.80 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,509.62 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARI, PAUL D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $58,509.53 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM-JOHNSON, PEGGY S Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,509.48 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,508.73 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEYD, GAIL L Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,508.62 Date 04/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOUTERSZ, PAUL S Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,508.61 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYTCH, JOSHUA F Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $58,508.60 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, IRENE G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,508.46 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILCHER, MATTHEW E Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $58,508.42 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTZER, DANIEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,508.41 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEALE, RON D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $58,508.10 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNICK, EDWARD Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $58,507.82 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, JEREMY J Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,507.76 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LORI J Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $58,507.42 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Olean Amount $58,507.10 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CYNTHIA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,506.99 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINZEL, PRESTON J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,506.88 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,506.73 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORCHAK, NANCY Employer name City of Rye Amount $58,506.46 Date 09/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CLAUDETTE C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,506.00 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $58,505.72 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, GLORIA Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,505.68 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINI, CHRISTINE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $58,505.43 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, MATTHEW A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $58,505.26 Date 06/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSPAN, DAVID A Employer name Albany County Amount $58,505.24 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFINO, KAREN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,504.98 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGSTON, JOYCE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,504.89 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUPPEL, SUSAN A Employer name Schoharie Central School Amount $58,504.52 Date 01/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH ANNE Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,504.35 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, KRISTINE A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,503.90 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCAL, SERGE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,503.80 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEE, VICTORIA L Employer name Erie County Amount $58,503.69 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, PHILLIP C Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $58,503.29 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, SYVANIOUS L, JR Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $58,503.17 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, ALICIA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,503.12 Date 08/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAURE, JUAN G Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $58,502.60 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFORDS, DARYL F Employer name Greenwich CSD Amount $58,502.36 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORMWALD, MARGARET C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $58,501.74 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN P Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,501.64 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, JOSHUA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,501.51 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMTHA, RUTH Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $58,501.42 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JAMIE B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,501.41 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASCHO LANDIS, ANDREW M Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $58,501.02 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATELUNAS, ERIC R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,500.98 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYCH, SUSAN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $58,500.97 Date 11/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, ADAM J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $58,500.86 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, COLETTE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,500.75 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, SAMANTHA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,500.72 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, RICHARD D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,500.66 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENCAMP, MATTHEW A Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,500.65 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBRO, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,500.54 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEL, WILLIAM J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,500.40 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ANTHONY S Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $58,500.11 Date 03/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTATIO, DANIEL K Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $58,500.03 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEY-SANTIAGO, CAITRIONA N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,500.00 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANT, STEPHANIE Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $58,499.92 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, RACHEL C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,499.71 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDDELL, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $58,499.64 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSCH, DEBRA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $58,499.20 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENZEN, MOLLIE A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $58,499.20 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYPH, CHERELLE N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,499.04 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN-MILLER, CINDY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,499.02 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, ANGELA Y Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,499.00 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIGAN, LAURA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,498.55 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TROY G Employer name Village of Nunda Amount $58,498.43 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINANS, DIANE Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $58,497.86 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System