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 BRIGHTMAN-SMARTT, FELICIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,101.07 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTIBER, KARA A Employer name West Hurley Public Library Amount $58,100.95 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, COLETTE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,100.82 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUL, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,100.78 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUTZ, DONALD L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,100.20 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS LOWE, JENNIFER L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,100.18 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHIRLEY F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,100.04 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLURI, DEBRA B Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $58,100.02 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEWULSKI, DOROTHY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,100.02 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, SUSAN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,100.02 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIND, ASUNCION Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,100.02 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDDERTON, STEPHEN A, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $58,099.81 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, ANTHONY W Employer name Education Department Amount $58,099.78 Date 03/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHZET, KELLY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,099.78 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SOPHIA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,099.78 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CAROL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,099.78 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, CYNTHIA Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $58,099.78 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATH, JUSTIN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,099.75 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANEY, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,099.75 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, HYEYOUNG Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,099.61 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITKIN, JENNIFER E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,099.61 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMISSIONG, SARAH E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,099.59 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVULLO, NICOLE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,099.52 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, CESAR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $58,099.52 Date 12/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEY, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,099.52 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,099.52 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, RONALD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,099.26 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERDORF, JACQUELINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,099.26 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, RYAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,099.05 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAS, BEVERLY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,099.01 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, CHRISTINA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,098.96 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, VICTOR L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $58,098.91 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVODSKY, CAROL Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $58,098.87 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, BILL J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $58,098.81 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCARE, PATRICK F, JR Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $58,098.74 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIELDS, MAGGIE E Employer name Orange County Amount $58,098.65 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHESTER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,098.61 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAJEK-BUSH, JODIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,098.52 Date 12/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCH, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $58,098.44 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHRUDAYAN, AMMUKUTTY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,098.32 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLUM, SCOTT G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,098.23 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, JANIS A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,097.96 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINCZYK, JASON P Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,097.85 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, EUNICE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,097.39 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGGLI, BRIAN A Employer name Penfield Fire District Amount $58,097.29 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, GEORGETTE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,097.18 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, ANN M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $58,097.18 Date 04/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYVAZIAN, GINA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $58,096.88 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLA, MICHELLE B Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,096.85 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIHILL, TARA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,096.56 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARIE L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,096.41 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLSOM, DENISE J Employer name Canton CSD Amount $58,096.36 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, RYAN M Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $58,096.20 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, GERALD Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,095.95 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, QING Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,095.83 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERXHALLI, CHRIS M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,095.51 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDARO, CONNIE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,095.48 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JESSICA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,095.44 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DAWN M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,095.36 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEVIN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,095.17 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL D Employer name Otsego County Amount $58,094.99 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, WAYNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,094.84 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ESMERALDA Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $58,094.71 Date 08/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, MELODY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,094.33 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGGIN, NICOLE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,094.32 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DAVID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,094.32 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, VIRGINIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,094.32 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLA-DOODY, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,094.31 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANTONI, JULIE E Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $58,094.09 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DIANE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,094.06 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, DEBORAH M Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,094.06 Date 09/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MARK J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,093.96 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUFFKE, MARTIN E Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,093.80 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWETZ, JOSEPH J, III Employer name Greece CSD Amount $58,093.37 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANFAN, FARATH Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,093.36 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, DIANNE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,093.12 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCICH, JANNETTE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $58,093.02 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITCH, LESLIE H.H. Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,092.97 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCENTI, PETER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,092.97 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, MARY E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $58,092.82 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MARY P Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,092.76 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, MARK I Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,092.59 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREXEL, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $58,092.57 Date 03/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, ANN P Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $58,092.50 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSCHLECHT, WILLIAM V, III Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,092.33 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, JANE ELIZABETH Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,092.29 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, DANIEL K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,092.27 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JAMES J Employer name Town of Olive Amount $58,091.83 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MAITH R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,091.55 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURCY, GARY G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,091.46 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, KISHA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,091.46 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KELLY L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,091.35 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, BRIAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,091.33 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN-WISE, CARMELLA Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,091.25 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUSER, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Allegany Amount $58,090.83 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, MING I Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,090.76 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERALD, DOMINIC C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,090.72 Date 08/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNIREL, REBECCA L Employer name Erie County Amount $58,090.55 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHERYL A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,090.42 Date 03/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,090.42 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System