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 HELLER, ANDREW N Employer name Orange County Amount $58,147.13 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBILLOS, CARMENZA Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $58,147.11 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL R Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $58,147.10 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAWN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,146.72 Date 08/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTAN, SCOTT E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $58,146.60 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, RODNEY L, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $58,146.44 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJAK, WENDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,146.36 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, MANUEL A Employer name Village of Goshen Amount $58,146.24 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGLER, KARL J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $58,146.00 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, THERESA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,145.99 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, RACHEL E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,145.64 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, THOMAS L, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,145.48 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCELLO, SUSAN M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $58,145.47 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, CARRIE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,145.35 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, RONNELL L Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $58,145.26 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ROBERT E Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,145.07 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKER, GREGORY H Employer name Town of Watson Amount $58,145.05 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RICHARD C Employer name Orange County Amount $58,145.03 Date 05/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, DEBRA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $58,144.92 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KIMBERLY J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,144.75 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEN, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $58,144.52 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARY J Employer name Orange County Amount $58,144.01 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYVILLE, RYAN L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,143.68 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLING, AMANDA B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,143.61 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLF, JACLYN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,143.20 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWANG, ALISON H Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,142.98 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, YONG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $58,142.88 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINELLI, ROBERT A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $58,142.74 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMAN, ELYDA B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,142.74 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE-DOWDELL, JUANITA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,142.53 Date 12/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARILLA, ROBIN L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,142.34 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, WES A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $58,142.33 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOTT, MARIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,141.54 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMO, MICHELE L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,141.01 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENCIK, JEROME R Employer name Town of Boston Amount $58,140.88 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLARO, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,140.66 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, FREDERICK W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,140.59 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVONE, ERNEST M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,140.53 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKO, JULIE ANN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $58,140.42 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, MATTHEW R Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $58,140.40 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNK, PATTY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,140.05 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOSEPH B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,139.97 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DONNA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,139.96 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, RAYNETTE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,139.94 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOAN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,139.92 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, DONNA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $58,139.92 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIM, DAYEENAH M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $58,139.91 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, SYLVIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,139.47 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, TARA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,139.44 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $58,139.13 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARMER, CATHY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,139.05 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JOHN C Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $58,139.00 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMER, RICHARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,138.59 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ARTHUR L Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $58,138.42 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, MARILYN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,137.87 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOCCA, CHRIS G Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $58,137.72 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ANDREA E Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $58,137.67 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, CARRIE L Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $58,137.35 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PINTO, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,137.24 Date 06/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ADELINA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $58,136.73 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, KERRY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,136.72 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DIANE P Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $58,136.68 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIORILLI, RHONDA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,136.45 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, MICHAEL E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,136.17 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSHUA T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $58,136.06 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, JUNIE M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,135.75 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKA, THOMAS M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,135.72 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIARZ, WALTER V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $58,135.69 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JEANNE M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $58,135.33 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, AMY L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,134.57 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREZMIEN, JESSIE L Employer name Village of Springville Amount $58,134.57 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $58,134.54 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, DANIEL L Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $58,134.47 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWORONSKY, MARY P Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $58,134.43 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAPHY, ERIC D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,134.31 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,134.24 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,134.24 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, YELENA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,134.24 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFERY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,134.23 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZECHOWSKI, ALEX B Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,134.18 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MARGARET D Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $58,133.96 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, MICHAEL R Employer name Madison County Amount $58,133.89 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVAS, CHRISTIAN Employer name Village of Medina Amount $58,133.83 Date 11/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEIGER, RODNEY C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $58,133.79 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOBER, ELFRIEDE E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $58,133.75 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, JERRY T Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $58,133.73 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOREK, JASON A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $58,133.63 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, GAIL M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $58,133.39 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, LORRAINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,133.19 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, DONNA J Employer name Livingston County Amount $58,133.19 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KATIE N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,133.16 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICO, ANTHONY C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $58,132.91 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHRISTIAN D Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $58,132.87 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANALAKIS, ATHENA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,132.74 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, MARGARITA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,132.69 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, RAYMOND Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,132.28 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,132.21 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREQUE, LORI E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,131.74 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, JENNA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,131.70 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, KELLEY L Employer name Groton CSD Amount $58,131.36 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System