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 CEPARANO, STEPHANIE R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $57,990.75 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MARY A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $57,990.75 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RODNEY G Employer name Town of Newfield Amount $57,990.72 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOES, SAMANTHA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,990.72 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDRUM, LAUREL D Employer name Erie County Amount $57,990.64 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTEAU, JOSEPH L Employer name Broome County Amount $57,990.63 Date 09/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDSON, CLIFFORD D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,990.37 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANGRANI, BELA Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,990.31 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDWELL, DANIEL T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $57,989.97 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREW M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $57,989.97 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, REGINALD H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,989.97 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPEBINUADE, ADENIRAN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,989.96 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, DAWN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,989.96 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULLKARNI, ADITI ANIL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,989.96 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JONATHAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,989.96 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUF, ABDUR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,989.96 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, SEAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,989.96 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATEO, ROBERT M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,989.96 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MAHONY, EMILY M Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $57,989.96 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSE, YVONNE Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $57,989.96 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMER, DAVID F Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,989.96 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JANEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,989.96 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERLAZZO, LAURIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,989.96 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANWEHR, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,989.96 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, CYNTHIA W Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,989.96 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMATI, ARUNA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,989.96 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ALLISON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL-NAZARETH, HEATHER A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMID, JOHN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOFF, JUSTIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNLEY, LAUREN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, BRENDAN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNICK, MICHELLE R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, PSALM A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,989.96 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, JANET R Employer name Education Department Amount $57,989.96 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,989.96 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISNER, MELISSA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,989.96 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, SALVATORE Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,989.96 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHY, SUNANDA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,989.96 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TRACY A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $57,989.96 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, SHAYLA C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,989.96 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO-SAVAGE, LAURA E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,989.96 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, DALE B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,989.96 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRATES, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,989.96 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, VALERIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,989.96 Date 05/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDON, RALPH Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,989.96 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISPENZA, ANTHONY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,989.96 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGROW, DANIEL A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $57,989.96 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TIFFANY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,989.70 Date 05/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, LORETTA J Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $57,989.68 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDELMEYER, ASHLEY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,989.63 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DENNIS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,989.54 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, JOSEPH C Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,989.43 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DIANE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,988.96 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, LINDA L Employer name Orange County Amount $57,988.88 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,988.78 Date 04/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, THOMAS P Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,988.76 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, MARK A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $57,988.76 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, MICHAEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $57,988.72 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTTE, ROBERT P Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,988.16 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDI-VENTURA, KRISTINA M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $57,988.13 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, NADIA T Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $57,988.07 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,988.04 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARMOSINO, DIANE M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,987.97 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTY, PATRICK L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,987.87 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, JASON Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,987.83 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSO, ALICIA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,987.83 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, DEBRA L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $57,987.43 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUSCHEL, NORMAN F Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $57,987.43 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHMER, RODNEY D Employer name Fulton County Amount $57,987.38 Date 05/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, REBECCA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,987.20 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIMM, FREDERICK J Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $57,987.06 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, YVONNE D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,986.71 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNVERDORBEN, DAVID K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,986.65 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, MICHELE O Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,986.33 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MELISSA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,986.04 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACLAIR, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Ellenburg Amount $57,985.83 Date 08/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RYAN D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,984.35 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROSKI, ROBERT G Employer name Village of Quogue Amount $57,984.17 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, CIRILO Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $57,984.02 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERZEGA, JOHN J, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,983.74 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKLEY, KAREN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,983.59 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ISAAC M, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,983.28 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICHTOWSKI, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,982.99 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, GENEROSO Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,982.85 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, MAUREEN A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $57,982.83 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKA, FIRDUS F P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,982.80 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, MARK E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $57,982.78 Date 06/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, AMBER E Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,982.77 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, ADRIENE C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,982.65 Date 11/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, KEVIN Employer name Town of Naples Amount $57,982.49 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JENNIFER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,981.58 Date 04/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MICHAELA B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,981.06 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, JEFFREY C Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $57,980.65 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDEL, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $57,980.50 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGELSANG, RITA J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,979.87 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, MADISON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,979.52 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH B Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,979.46 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDO, ANTONIO P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,979.21 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTER, ANDREA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,978.76 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System