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 BELLANTONI, CHARLOTTE T Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $58,064.20 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELMER, MELISSA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,064.19 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-PREUX, ROSEMAR D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,064.07 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, PATRICIA L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $58,063.96 Date 05/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZ, KAREN E Employer name Education Department Amount $58,063.90 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHARLES E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,063.90 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDENSTEIN, SHERRY ANN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $58,063.90 Date 04/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, CASSANDRA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $58,063.90 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMORE-VAN DUYNE, DANYELLE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,063.72 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASIOU, ALEX P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,063.61 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTEH, HAWA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,063.24 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFALDO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,063.14 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARNETSKY, JOHN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,063.12 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VOLKINBURG, SUSANNE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,062.94 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, JULIANNA J Employer name Warren County Amount $58,062.76 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGHMEY, MICHELLE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,062.71 Date 02/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,062.60 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, SHARLENE B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,062.42 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, RAMONA F Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,062.35 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMES, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of Springville Amount $58,062.30 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,062.23 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,062.00 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, LEO A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,061.72 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JEFFREY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,061.65 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRO, JAMES L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,061.55 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERLAND, STEVEN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $58,061.44 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ANGELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,061.15 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMAN, FARRIS A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,060.95 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, DAWN K Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,060.90 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHON, NOREEN T Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $58,060.88 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA-GUERRERO, JUAN J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,060.78 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLE, JEFFREY C, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,060.68 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JO ANN Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,060.26 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, TAMARA L Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,060.26 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, MARGIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,060.26 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, ARVIND Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,060.26 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBAN, MARIA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,060.26 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVILLE, KEVEN A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $58,060.18 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $58,059.68 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, PETER M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $58,059.52 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-WOODRUFF, TIFFANY M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $58,058.98 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, MELISSA S Employer name Schoharie County Amount $58,058.61 Date 06/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, COLLEEN Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $58,058.44 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOL, JILL MARIE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $58,058.40 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, KAREN Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $58,058.40 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, IVANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,058.26 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKUT, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,058.18 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $58,058.04 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMMINELLO, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,057.94 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIEKA, MARY P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,057.87 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DANIEL Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,057.66 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,057.57 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARING, WILLIAM K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,057.40 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, JOAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,057.40 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYAN, ROBERT E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $58,057.40 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CHARLES G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,057.11 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGET, KATHERINE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $58,056.88 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BRIAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,056.88 Date 05/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERANEC, KELLEY Employer name Education Department Amount $58,056.88 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILES, JEANNE M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,056.88 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $58,056.88 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LINDA J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $58,056.81 Date 07/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELFOND, CAASI S Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,056.73 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, JASON E Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,056.73 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMME, DENISE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,056.59 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHEN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,056.03 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OECHLER, JANELLE H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,055.96 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRIAS, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $58,055.52 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHIRKY, LYN C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $58,055.40 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODOI, KAIA Y Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $58,055.37 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORST, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $58,054.98 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMONE, NICHOLAS M, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,054.89 Date 01/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABRA, REKHA H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,054.78 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, WILLIAM A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $58,054.77 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISS, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,054.45 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, BRIAN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,054.41 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOHN M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,054.06 Date 08/17/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, PETER, III Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $58,054.01 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NELSON M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,053.79 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, PEGGY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $58,053.60 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, TONI-MARIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,053.50 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GEEN, FRANCIS J Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $58,053.35 Date 12/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILUKURI, KAVITHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,053.26 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, JOHN C Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $58,053.15 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELTON, RYAN R Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $58,053.13 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNOTTI, JAMIE LEE T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,053.00 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBLIN, ANDREW E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,052.99 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, RITA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,052.96 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDRY, THERESA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,052.81 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $58,052.63 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARY, ANNE M Employer name Genesee County Amount $58,052.51 Date 10/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, MALCOLM L Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,052.38 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, GREGORY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,052.26 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORILLO, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $58,051.64 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERER, LAURA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,051.62 Date 07/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ASHLEY A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $58,051.10 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMLIN, AMY L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $58,050.93 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, WILLIAM D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,050.84 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFUNDSTEIN-ANDERSEN, ANNETTE Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $58,050.77 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KATHRYN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $58,050.71 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System