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 HALLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,978.66 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, JAMES O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,978.38 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, SCOTT S Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,978.33 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEAT, DIANE L Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $57,978.30 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, NANCY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,978.14 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, CHASE E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,978.09 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANBOONMEE, SUTHEP Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,978.07 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $57,978.05 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZORE, MICHAEL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,977.45 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHL, MARGRET K Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $57,977.45 Date 09/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZEN, AMANDA J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $57,977.40 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, CHERLY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $57,977.30 Date 01/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, HEATHER J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,977.27 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASCELLO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $57,977.22 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, RAMSEY J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $57,977.14 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHARLOTTE J Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $57,976.86 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,976.58 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JAMAL K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,976.35 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZEFSKY, MARTIN W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,976.13 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, WALTER D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,976.01 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTUS, CHERYL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,975.80 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOHN W Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $57,975.79 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAMOURS, MARIE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,975.70 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIFANO, VINCENT S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $57,975.31 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, KEVIN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,975.30 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTAFA, FRED B, SR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,975.18 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CINDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,975.04 Date 10/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MATTHEW A Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,975.00 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMEROY, HILDA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,974.98 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, ANNA Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,974.69 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, GARY C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,974.30 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARK G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,973.50 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCALANTE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,973.40 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,973.38 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWDER, DANIEL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $57,973.32 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHARDT, JASON A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,973.20 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOHN N Employer name Alden CSD Amount $57,973.18 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, NYREE U Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $57,972.92 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRALEY, BRENT L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,972.33 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYENGAR, ROOPA S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $57,972.22 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, LUZ C Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,972.20 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, LAWRENCE K Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $57,972.10 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, RONREB M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,972.03 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILON, JACQUELINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,971.63 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDAS, HOLLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,971.53 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDOVANI, MAURICINA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,971.42 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUI, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,971.19 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, TRACEY Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $57,970.35 Date 12/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSKOSKI, SHAWN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,970.28 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHEY, MARIA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,970.08 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSOTTI, FILOMENA Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $57,969.60 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, DEBORA A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $57,969.60 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSMAN, LISA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,969.53 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASCHENBRAND, JUSTIN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $57,969.02 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESICA, DOLORES M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $57,968.97 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, HOWARD K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,968.91 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,968.56 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRPAK, LAURA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,968.40 Date 04/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIONE, ROBERT N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,968.35 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLE, STEPHANIE R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $57,968.06 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGEN, JESSICA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,968.03 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,967.83 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, FAGUDA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECEA, MARISA BERNABEI Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGA, LINDA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 10/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MARYELLEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-BROWN, NITA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, MARYVEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 04/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYE-MITCHELL, PATRICIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SHARON H Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, ANDREA P Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, ROBERT Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 01/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 11/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, DAVID L Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, CLAUDETTE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,967.83 Date 07/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DENA L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,967.49 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, KRISTA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,967.44 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIOTTI, SAMUEL V Employer name Town of Gates Amount $57,967.38 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, SHERRY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,966.20 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, MARY M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,966.16 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHOLZ, JACQUELINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $57,966.04 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, ALICIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,965.85 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO-ALFARO, NORA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,965.79 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, AMY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,965.28 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNATA, SUSAN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,965.06 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARNOT, BEVERLY A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $57,964.83 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESTUK, JASON Employer name Town of Webster Amount $57,964.78 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES-BELL, BARBARA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,964.67 Date 10/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMANN, MAUREEN Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $57,964.35 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, JAMES R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $57,964.24 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTEL, JOHN N Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,963.77 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSHTEYN, ANNA V Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $57,963.77 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, JAMES Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $57,963.62 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREIROS, GINA Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,963.59 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTRIDGE, AMANDA M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,963.38 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KRISTI M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,963.02 Date 02/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANOFF, JOSH M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,962.99 Date 12/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, SHERISE N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,962.88 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, MARY Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,962.79 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, JEROME C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,962.77 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System