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 LAWRENCE, DEBORAH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,415.60 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, RUTHANNE M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $58,415.56 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMY, TODD S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,415.37 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, GWENDOLYN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,415.31 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEW, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Olive Amount $58,415.29 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DIANE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,414.80 Date 07/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBELLS, SHANNON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,414.66 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, SUSAN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $58,414.38 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, JOAN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,414.21 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, RICHELLE F Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,413.98 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHR, ALAN J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $58,413.70 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, WAYNE E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $58,413.62 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDUZIO, JENNIFER M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $58,413.58 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLEA, ANTHONY Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,413.27 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, WILLIAM T Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,413.27 Date 05/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEOWN, DIANA C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,412.99 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MARGARET Y Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,412.99 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, DARLENE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,412.99 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, GARRETT W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,412.99 Date 11/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLE, ELLEN B Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,412.99 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEPHAN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,412.99 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, FRED C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $58,412.99 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MARGARET R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $58,412.87 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ADAM T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $58,412.50 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JOHN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,411.82 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, CORRINNE M Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $58,411.70 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANNETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,411.16 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DARLENE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,411.04 Date 02/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSILLA, MARYANN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $58,411.04 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MALCOLM C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,411.02 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUBB, RACHEAL N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,411.02 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, JANET M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,410.90 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINAL, IRENE H Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $58,410.80 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOWSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,410.43 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUERZDOERFER, BETH A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $58,410.37 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSO, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,410.35 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLO, MARYANNE A Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $58,410.30 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, SUSANA E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $58,410.26 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, CURTIS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,409.18 Date 05/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, BERNARD T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,409.18 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGWUMA, BEATRICE N Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $58,409.07 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAND, MARILYN N Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $58,408.95 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECIALE, GARY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,408.80 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, PAULA M Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $58,408.77 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,408.13 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, PEGGY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,408.06 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEINATH, TIMOTHY W Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,408.06 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $58,407.94 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, KATHERINE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $58,407.69 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUME, MARIE KETHLEY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,407.58 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DONALD J Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,407.34 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GENE P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,407.14 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMERT, LINDA A Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $58,407.12 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $58,407.08 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOSSE, DONALD H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,406.44 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEBORO, SANDRA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,405.98 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYBAK, SCOTT Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,405.70 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, BEVERLEY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,405.62 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KELLY Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,405.62 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRONK, LAURA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,405.55 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZDEMIR, UMIT Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,405.31 Date 12/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $58,404.87 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,404.84 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNQUIST, LEE A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $58,404.78 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBEY, EUGENE R, JR Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $58,404.66 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUM, CATHY R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $58,404.62 Date 06/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JUSTIN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,404.61 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, GLORIA F Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,404.39 Date 11/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURSLOW, ORION E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,404.36 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLBIE, JOSHUA K Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,404.33 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, WILLIAM M Employer name Tioga CSD Amount $58,404.24 Date 08/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLMER, JAMES G, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,404.15 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, THOMAS J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $58,403.75 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHTILMAN, NATALIYA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,403.70 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, NICOMA L Employer name Elmira Housing Authority Amount $58,403.44 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, RENEE C Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $58,403.40 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, HOLLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,403.05 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSON, DEBRA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,402.58 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,402.37 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, ROBERT J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,402.23 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, JASON M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,402.18 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIOSZEK, RANDY S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,402.09 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $58,401.80 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZD, ROBERT S Employer name Albany County Amount $58,401.64 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGNI, LAWRENCE P Employer name Village of Voorheesville Amount $58,401.35 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KEVIN E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,401.10 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNE, AARON W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $58,401.00 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, NICOLE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,400.76 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALLENE V Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,400.51 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, TERRI-ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,400.43 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, JAMILA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,400.16 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPFER, JAMES L Employer name Delaware County Amount $58,400.07 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, DEAN P Employer name Town of Morristown Amount $58,400.00 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, LEONARD G Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $58,399.78 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHFORD, CHRISTY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,399.76 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADAUSKAS, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,399.08 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, KEVIN P Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,399.03 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GEORGE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,398.87 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDO, LOGAN G Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $58,398.66 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, CYNTHIA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,398.65 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System