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 EARNHARDT, STEPHEN C Employer name Erie County Amount $58,226.00 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY-RYAN, GLENDA R Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,225.85 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOPNIK, RADA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,225.75 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LAUREENA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,225.52 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, MICHELLE J Employer name Olean Public Library Amount $58,225.22 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, COLLEEN E Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $58,225.07 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, BIAGID Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,224.92 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, CODY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,224.59 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARKE, CHRISTINA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,224.41 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, WENDY S Employer name Broome County Amount $58,224.20 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICK, JOANNE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,223.90 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPOLO, ERIN K Employer name Orange County Amount $58,223.88 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, IAN G Employer name Education Department Amount $58,223.64 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, KRISTIN G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,223.29 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAL, PEGGYANN Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,222.86 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, ROBIN G Employer name Village of Hillburn Amount $58,222.61 Date 09/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTE, THOMAS G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,222.60 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, LORRAINE R Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,222.37 Date 05/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGGIONE, JOHN V Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $58,222.30 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRANT, DANA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,222.05 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, PHILLIP W, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $58,221.82 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINKRAUS, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,221.64 Date 09/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, JODY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,221.50 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, SELENA I Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,221.42 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, JULIE E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,221.26 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALANTE, VERNI C Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $58,221.23 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCKTON, ALEC H Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $58,221.00 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGELEY, BRYAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,220.47 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABENSHON, ALEXANDRIA N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,219.91 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ALEXIS E Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,219.84 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IERACI, LORRAINE A Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $58,219.33 Date 01/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, LINDA B Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $58,219.33 Date 10/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, LUIS E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,218.97 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCO, JAMIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,218.71 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATAFORD, JO ANN B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,218.71 Date 03/03/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROVITCH, ERIC A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,218.62 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, RUTH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,218.57 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Woodridge Amount $58,218.22 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, CLIFFORD E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,218.14 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, KAREN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,217.99 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TIMOTHY R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,217.95 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, THEODORE E Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $58,217.82 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULETT, MONICA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,217.76 Date 12/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,217.75 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAZAR, ROSE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,217.73 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, GIOVANNA M. Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,217.68 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, PETER Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,217.67 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILWELL, KATHRYN M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,217.56 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, HAMILTON A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $58,217.50 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRUZ, WALTER J Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $58,217.23 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ABIGAIL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,217.15 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, DIANE M Employer name Broome County Amount $58,216.96 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEL, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,216.95 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, ALLEN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $58,216.63 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHIONE, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $58,216.50 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, JOANNE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,216.49 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,216.38 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, DANA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,216.29 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VICTORIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,215.88 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, THOMAS F Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,215.86 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, JAMES V Employer name Village of Depew Amount $58,215.57 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, IRVING, JR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,214.98 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOERKE, JAMES W Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $58,214.86 Date 02/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRIMELLO, DANIELLE N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,214.69 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RYAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $58,214.58 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDOCK, DAVID J Employer name Town of Yates Amount $58,214.55 Date 06/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, KAREEM R Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,213.94 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LYNN Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,213.92 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, FRANCYS Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,213.92 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKMANN, INELDA Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,213.92 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVO, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $58,213.76 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, CLIFFORD J, JR Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $58,213.63 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN-BRAND, AMY Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,213.62 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAWE, BRIGETTE A Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $58,213.42 Date 04/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DAVID W Employer name Washington County Amount $58,213.37 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIERE, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $58,213.37 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, ERIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,212.99 Date 09/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, SAMUEL J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,212.93 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAS, DONALD L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $58,212.93 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $58,212.56 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOOEY, PAMELA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,212.16 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERO, MAGENTA A Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $58,212.00 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AUDREY B Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $58,211.95 Date 04/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, JOSHUA R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,211.90 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALLA, TINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,211.90 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, RONALD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $58,211.55 Date 03/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JAMES Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,211.48 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JASON J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,211.44 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNE, DARIA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,211.21 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TONI J Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,211.19 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, KAREN S Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,211.15 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, SUSAN M Employer name Orange County Amount $58,211.06 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAURLE, PATTI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,210.93 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KRISTA Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $58,210.60 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOK, STEVEN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $58,210.51 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, AMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,210.49 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCE, MARY Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,210.38 Date 05/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, ERIC R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $58,209.40 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSALONE, JOANNE Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $58,209.23 Date 06/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AFIFY, ADAM A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $58,208.98 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System