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 GADWAY, JESSICA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,292.87 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTYKA, DONALD L Employer name Albany County Amount $58,292.85 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $58,292.48 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, MICHAEL J Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $58,292.37 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, SHERRI E Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,292.34 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, NICOLE M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $58,291.88 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORINSHEK, ANDREW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $58,291.84 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, ERIC L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,291.80 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMER, DEBRA ANN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,291.80 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOGRANDE, KIM Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,291.80 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $58,291.63 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,291.38 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIN, KALPNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,291.13 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, PAT Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,290.30 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, ARIANA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,290.08 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, JAMIE L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $58,290.06 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPIE, KENNETH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,289.95 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, WILLIAM R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,289.86 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, WAYNE Employer name Cambridge CSD Amount $58,289.52 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKAN, AYTUL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,289.42 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUDA, MARCIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,289.18 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,288.94 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOZO, TEKO-GAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,288.83 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, E GORDON, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,288.21 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCCO, TOBY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,288.21 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, LOUIS, IV Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,288.21 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRTUOSO, SYLVIA Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $58,287.85 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Bergen Amount $58,287.37 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CRAIG C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $58,287.26 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANA, CARMEN R Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $58,287.24 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, ANJA I G Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,286.75 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, IRENE R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,286.15 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SHARON M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,286.15 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KAREN J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,286.15 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTENSTEIN, DANIEL Employer name City of Kingston Amount $58,286.04 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLBERG, BRIANNA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,286.02 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CAROLYN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $58,286.01 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, GAIL L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,285.99 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O GORMAN, BRIAN W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,285.87 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORE, CRYSTAL S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,285.68 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIER, KELLY I Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $58,285.62 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TIMOTHY B Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $58,285.04 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, DARIN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,285.04 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAICO, ROBERT J Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $58,284.76 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGOE, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,284.43 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLA, CHRISTINA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,284.24 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, GREGORY E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,284.10 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUBBS, ELIZABETH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,284.06 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DAVID E Employer name Highland CSD Amount $58,283.74 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIOR, PAUL R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,283.43 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNCAY-CORTE, GIOCONDA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,283.38 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, LEONARD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $58,283.35 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCQUE, DENISE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,283.32 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, SUZANNE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,283.22 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLIOTTI, M SHEILA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,283.21 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ANDREW L Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $58,283.10 Date 05/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPE, JAIMIE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,282.63 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, SANDRA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,282.45 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTUCCI, SHAWN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,281.62 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEHNER, RICHARD P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,281.19 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GEROME M, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,281.10 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIKARI-APAU, BERNICE Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $58,280.81 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, AARON C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,280.79 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLA, LORI A Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $58,280.68 Date 11/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SCOTT L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,280.44 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON VOIGT, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $58,280.26 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, ALEXANDER Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $58,280.19 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JACOB M Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,280.09 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSME, JUANA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,280.07 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,279.89 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUCE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,279.86 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, JOSEPH G Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $58,279.85 Date 05/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, PATRICK A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,279.52 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORME, RICHARD B Employer name Village of Canton Amount $58,278.79 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, GARRETT M Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $58,278.73 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,278.68 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, RENEE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,278.68 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, AGNIESZHA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,278.17 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSITO, SHANA E Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,277.96 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, DALE F Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,277.94 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $58,277.76 Date 11/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,277.52 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, MARIE-ELENA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,277.20 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIGEL, MICHELLE T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,277.09 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFTIC, GEORGE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,276.43 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDORKA, SHAYNE A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $58,275.89 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, MELANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,275.65 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVACO, LORI J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $58,275.27 Date 10/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNONE, DEBORAH N Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $58,275.27 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, JOHN D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,274.74 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON, EUGENE D Employer name Education Department Amount $58,274.59 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, SAMUEL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $58,274.56 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANSKI, JEFFREY R Employer name Erie County Amount $58,274.40 Date 02/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASWICH, STEPHEN P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,274.12 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, CLAUDIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,273.98 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, JONATHAN A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $58,273.88 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, BROC Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $58,273.79 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARON, JOSEPH H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,273.77 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANVLACK-WEIS, JOY Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $58,273.75 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CRAIG M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $58,273.70 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System