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 RIVERS, SHARON Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,115.64 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNAULT, BARBARA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,115.27 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMORE, ERICA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,115.22 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEPSMA, DEBRA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,115.20 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTON, LEAH J Employer name Village of Old Westbury Amount $58,115.04 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MARSHALL P Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $58,114.46 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DAVID M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $58,114.43 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FILS, ANNE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,114.05 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, LINDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,113.29 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHIARA, JACKI L Employer name Orange County Amount $58,113.26 Date 10/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, REYANIN M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $58,113.26 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, SHAWN P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $58,113.16 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDHAR, PARMOD K Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $58,113.12 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUL, MEDHA R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,113.12 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, EDWARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,112.74 Date 05/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, HEIDI Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,112.25 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, GWENDOLYN Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $58,111.66 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HELEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,111.22 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, MICHELE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $58,111.10 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,111.01 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHORQUEZ, FRANCISCO J Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $58,110.54 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, VINCENT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,110.50 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, JENNIFER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,110.45 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMEAU MARCELLUS, COLETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,110.43 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPPEL, KENNETH J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,110.32 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, BRENDA L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $58,110.15 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GLADYS J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $58,110.07 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGLEY, CHERYL M Employer name Orange County Amount $58,109.89 Date 07/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRITT, KYLE J Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,109.75 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, RACHEL E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $58,109.74 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICK, DAMIAN P Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $58,109.53 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CONCETTA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,109.51 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLEN, SCOTT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,109.33 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, COLBY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,109.30 Date 03/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDEN, JAMIE C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,109.28 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SANDRA L Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $58,109.16 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, JENNITER Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,109.10 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, GREGORY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,109.06 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJEWOLE, GIDEON O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,109.00 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, VOLKER Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $58,108.80 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, MARJORIE D Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $58,108.70 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DEBORAH D Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $58,108.70 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIELOWSKI, ELAINE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,108.44 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LISA K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,108.31 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $58,108.10 Date 01/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, MICHELE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,108.10 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BEVERLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,108.10 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEELY, CECILLIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,108.10 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, TONI A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,108.10 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, ANDREA S Employer name Victor CSD Amount $58,108.00 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEARS, DEBRA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,107.84 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, TANYA E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,107.77 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHUCA, SANTIAGO, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,107.58 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, FREDERICK J Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,107.58 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, AMELIA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,107.58 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, GERMAINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,107.58 Date 04/05/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUC, TRACY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,107.48 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELISSA G Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $58,107.32 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, CARLENE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,107.24 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, WENDY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,107.24 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JAMES H Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $58,107.00 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURCH, CLIFFORD G Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $58,106.95 Date 01/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYAL, REBECCA M Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $58,106.80 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECK, MAUREEN M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $58,106.75 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO CASCIO, CATHERINE M Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $58,106.73 Date 10/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, CORY L Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $58,106.58 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, TERRY M Employer name Education Department Amount $58,106.38 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAM, DAVID F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,106.37 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCAREK, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,106.17 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBEAULT, BRETT A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $58,106.15 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAS, BENETTA Y Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,106.14 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KEVIN M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $58,106.01 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $58,105.78 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, DONNA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,105.67 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKAY, DIANA M Employer name Yates County Amount $58,105.48 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, PATTY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,105.00 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SEAN J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $58,104.96 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVERSPIKE, MARIA L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $58,104.90 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTI M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,104.89 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, CHRISTINE J Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $58,104.80 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LINDA W Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $58,104.78 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, ADAM J Employer name Town of Livonia Amount $58,104.56 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDCHAMP, DONALD W Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,104.01 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, JESSICA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,103.98 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PERRY W Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,103.52 Date 05/08/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, ELFREDA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,103.40 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, RUSSELL H, III Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $58,103.34 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, CECILIA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,103.16 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUIS, JOSHUA J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $58,103.14 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DARRYL T Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $58,102.98 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, WAYNE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,102.07 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRUCE O Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,101.94 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, SUZANNE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,101.91 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, REYNALDO A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,101.80 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, DOMINICK P Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $58,101.76 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,101.64 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, SEAN T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,101.47 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JEANETTE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,101.31 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPTAN, JOHN S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $58,101.26 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, JAMES E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,101.11 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System