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 GLEDURA, STEPHAN P Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $58,273.32 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, TARA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,273.24 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,273.18 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDEIRA, NICOLE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,272.53 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JESSE L Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $58,272.45 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUSSO, VIRGINIA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $58,272.43 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, ANN T Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $58,272.43 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMPA, CHRISTINE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $58,272.05 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, LUANN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,271.81 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CARMELLA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,270.98 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $58,270.76 Date 05/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, CHERRYANN S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,270.45 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, YOLANDA D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,270.39 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $58,270.19 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, JALEESA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,269.98 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDARD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,269.86 Date 04/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JOANNE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,269.37 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAKER, AMY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,269.26 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDLEMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $58,269.16 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, KIM A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,269.10 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINDER, PATRICIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,268.44 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAILLEY, SHARON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,268.34 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOSHUA S Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $58,268.25 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROK, DOROTHY T Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $58,268.10 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOSEPH N Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,268.06 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, ANNE-MARIE Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,267.94 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEISER, ANNE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,267.63 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, JONATHAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,267.60 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPLE, ARITO B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,267.57 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATT CRANDALL, MOLLY L Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $58,267.51 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, ELENA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,267.43 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEHNLEIN, MARK H Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $58,267.16 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, LINDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,267.11 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORARO, JEANETTE M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $58,266.89 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFER, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $58,266.85 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, THOMAS W Employer name Town of Malta Amount $58,266.66 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, DELBERT D Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $58,266.32 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCY A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $58,265.99 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, TRACY L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $58,265.98 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELIZABETH C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,265.96 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, ANGEL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,265.74 Date 11/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXBY, TERRY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,265.67 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CICERO, MARION Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,265.60 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMES, DEBRA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,265.50 Date 07/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, THOMAS J Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $58,265.40 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MARK N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,265.03 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURNHERR, THOMAS D Employer name Village of Depew Amount $58,264.96 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ARLENE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,264.80 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SHERRYLYN V Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $58,264.73 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, PATRICIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,264.59 Date 04/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHT, LAWRENCE C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,264.21 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNESS, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Boston Amount $58,263.99 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SHEVAWN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,263.82 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAI, JONATHAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,263.81 Date 07/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,263.78 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, ANISSA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,263.71 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SCOTT C, SR Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,263.60 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUKILL, ROBERT W Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $58,263.28 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAR, DEBRA E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,262.95 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMLINGER, LANCE T Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $58,262.41 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUSCINSKI, MARK J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $58,262.31 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZELESKI, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,262.18 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MATTHEW F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,262.06 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, MELINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,262.03 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFNER, YVETTE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,262.03 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ALAN R Employer name Village of Wappingers Falls Amount $58,261.92 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUNIO, GERALDINE C Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,261.68 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CASSANDRA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,261.67 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLACA, ROBERT S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $58,261.47 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BRUYCKER, MICHAEL R Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,261.46 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFO, ROLAND J, II Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $58,261.34 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGARESE, JOSEPH L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,261.34 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINOZI, ALDI Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $58,261.24 Date 04/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFSTATHIADIS, ANASTASSIOS Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $58,260.90 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL L Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $58,260.76 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Warren County Amount $58,260.69 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEAN M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,260.69 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNO, BRENT A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,260.66 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSURA, ANITA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $58,260.56 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVERY, RYAN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,260.29 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,260.04 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIBBINS, MICHAEL J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,259.61 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVUZZI, ROBERT R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $58,259.11 Date 11/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSCH, JOHN W, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,259.06 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, STACY B Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $58,259.04 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUIPER, ROBIN-LUCIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,258.83 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STEVEN L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,258.68 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, MARIA T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $58,258.50 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DAVID E Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $58,258.15 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESZYNSKI, MICHAEL L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $58,257.88 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFRIEND, HILARY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,257.73 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERHOUSE, DAVID D Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,257.62 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, STEVEN R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $58,257.60 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,257.32 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, LLOYD Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,257.26 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, DEIRDRE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,257.17 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, TASHONDA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $58,256.97 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLES, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,256.81 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, ALYSE K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,256.73 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, LAURA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,256.25 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System