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 CATHY, JEANETTE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,817.49 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNOCENT LAPLANTE, ALTHA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,817.12 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RUTH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,817.03 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCWILLIAMS, GERALDINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,816.86 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GENA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $57,816.84 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $57,816.83 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LISA ANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,816.79 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCKEL, PETER M Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $57,816.71 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, JAMES S Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,816.62 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DONNA M Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $57,816.58 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, MATTHEW J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $57,816.06 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,816.01 Date 06/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, LOUIS D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $57,815.91 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,815.57 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, CECILIA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $57,815.25 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JACKIE E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $57,815.23 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, SCOTT A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $57,815.15 Date 08/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,814.54 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JONATHAN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,814.37 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELI, CHARLES J Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $57,814.29 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, STEVEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $57,814.26 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, HOLLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,814.21 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DARCI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,814.21 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTIN, TORIN O Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,814.04 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, DEBRA A. Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $57,813.56 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REBECCA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,813.42 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, MARIE D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,813.28 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE-VELEZ, KAREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,813.05 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, FRED P Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $57,813.03 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JENILLE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,812.80 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWORK, DAWAYNE Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,812.78 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACAHASHI, ALBERTO A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,812.57 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, SCOTT R Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $57,812.52 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARON, PAULA A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $57,812.19 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARNAK, GENEVIEVE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,812.19 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, TRACY D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,812.00 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, MARIE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,811.02 Date 08/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, BRANDACE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,811.01 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLNOW, AMY K Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $57,810.85 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORSKI, VIOLETTA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,810.60 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, JESSICA N Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $57,810.48 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, ADRIANNA Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $57,810.33 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARIA NICOLETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,810.05 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAIRMONTE, BRIAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,809.74 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, CHRISTINA I Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $57,809.73 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RUDOLPH A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,809.69 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MIGDALIA Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $57,809.50 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, AMY R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,809.46 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, BARBARA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,809.37 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $57,809.24 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, GRACE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,809.14 Date 04/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCO, CANDACE L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,808.98 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTVATER, JON E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,808.68 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENARDO, LOUIS C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,808.64 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,808.47 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, J ERIK Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $57,808.31 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEANNE E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $57,808.13 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, CYNTHIA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $57,807.88 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STEVEN F Employer name City of Geneva Amount $57,807.86 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINE, HELEN T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,807.31 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGARNDI, GUY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,807.31 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PORE, RALPH A, JR Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,806.64 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENOFF, JENNY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,806.53 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARIA D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,806.45 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZEWCZUK, PATRICIA M Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $57,806.39 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, VALERIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,806.24 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, MARYANNE D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $57,806.15 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRUCE R Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $57,805.95 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRIDGE, LAURA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $57,805.41 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $57,805.08 Date 08/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,804.54 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, ROBERTA Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,804.44 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, ROBERT R Employer name Town of Evans Amount $57,804.37 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, FRANK G Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $57,804.12 Date 05/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, TANYA T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,804.03 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, TAMMY L Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $57,804.00 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELS, JAMES T, II Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $57,803.93 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADDELL, SAMANTHA M Employer name Erie County Amount $57,803.87 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIN, LISA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,803.77 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, SANDRA B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,803.48 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, GAVIN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,803.31 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAWRENCE D, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,802.96 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TERRI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,802.94 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIS, KATHLEEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,802.52 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALES, SOTERO Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,802.52 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSEL, JESSICA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,802.50 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, DELSIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,802.41 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MICHAEL L, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $57,802.39 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCES Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $57,802.25 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBRERA-SUMAGAYSAY, IRELINA S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,802.24 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVILYANSKAYA, SVETLANA F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,802.20 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARDI, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,802.07 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, IAN G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,801.95 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KIMBERLEE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,801.91 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPI, SETH A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,801.77 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JAMES A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $57,801.19 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, THOMAS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,801.14 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Barnard Fire District Amount $57,801.05 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWITZ, NATHAN I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,800.63 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNEY, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $57,800.59 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System