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 HEATH, MELISSA D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,497.55 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, TERRI L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,497.42 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, KIYANNAH K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Compt Amount $58,497.29 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ANNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,497.23 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUIFOLO, JAMES F, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $58,496.69 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, JON L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,496.66 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, JEFFERY D Employer name Madison County Amount $58,496.51 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SAUNDERS W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,496.20 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $58,495.25 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, LEKISHA K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,495.07 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,495.04 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHIC, ISMAR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,494.89 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCOTTA, PETER U Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $58,494.74 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILAC, KAY L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $58,494.54 Date 12/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, DEBRA R Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNY, BRIAN S Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTAGIRONE, ANN M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, BERNARD L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 10/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLETT, TINA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBENDA, DAVID S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, DUANE L, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW-LIPIEC, SAMETTA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSESSER, LYDIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, MARIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTWAY, MICHELE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,494.54 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SARAH K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARA, SANDRA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARHART, DEBORAH J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JESSE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VESQUE, DAVID J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, VICKIE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEICKHARD, MAE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JOAN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER-PRICE, ALICE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REH, ANGELA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,494.54 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELIOUS, LOUISE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,494.43 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINEAU, MEAGHAN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,494.35 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDTHUN, KARI M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,494.26 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,494.21 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOWICK, EMILY E Employer name Orange County Amount $58,494.18 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKLER, ROBERT F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,493.74 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, SHANE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.47 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, JEFFREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,493.32 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASENKO, PETER Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,493.32 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMASCOLO, DONETTA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,493.32 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NAOMI I Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,493.32 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHIS, SUSAN M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $58,493.32 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREISATZ, GLENN P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYNISZEWSKI, ANTOINETTE T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,493.32 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, PAMELA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,493.32 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,493.32 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZYMALA, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $58,493.32 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMLEY, SUSAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, MICHAEL W Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,493.32 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZAK, PAULA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNACKI, WILLIAM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, KYLE C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CHARLES K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,493.32 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMYOT, S DONALD Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.32 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, FRANCIS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.32 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEY, MARIANNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.32 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARZYCH, TRUDY P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.32 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOANNE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,493.32 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, BETH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,493.32 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, WILLIAM F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,493.32 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPS, ANTHONY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,493.32 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FARR, COLLEEN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAREMSKI, MARY CHASE Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $58,493.32 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROFT, KAREN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,493.16 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUSZEWSKI, FRANK J Employer name Orange County Amount $58,493.04 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JESUS Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,492.72 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONBOY, KATHLEEN A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $58,492.64 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JAMES, PATRICIA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,492.16 Date 06/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, CAMERON M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $58,492.16 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, HYACINTH B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,492.03 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, VERNON P Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $58,492.00 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIM, SERGEI Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,491.65 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JASON A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $58,491.59 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RYAN C Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $58,491.54 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMER, MARK J, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,491.22 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, NINO R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,491.20 Date 12/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTERT, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,490.66 Date 11/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, TAMMY L Employer name Village of Akron Amount $58,490.63 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPPI, DANIEL M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,490.44 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VALERIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,490.27 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, WILLIAM W, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,490.19 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, SHAWN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,490.17 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ALISON J Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $58,489.84 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, HOPE B Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $58,489.77 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $58,489.65 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRIS, ROBERT A, III Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $58,489.40 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINSKI, JONATHAN P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,489.33 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BARBARA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,488.88 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, MICHAEL D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $58,488.85 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE S Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $58,488.78 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTER, JUDITH G Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $58,487.98 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARM, PETER K Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $58,487.90 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOIANOV, GIULIETA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,487.81 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSCH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $58,487.46 Date 01/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System