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 STREIB, DANIEL W Employer name Village of Red Hook Amount $57,800.33 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, JOHN K Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $57,799.65 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, PHILLIP W Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $57,799.46 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, KEISHA G Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,799.26 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MAUREEN A Employer name Clinton County Amount $57,799.20 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGUE, SUSAN L Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $57,799.06 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, KARRIE R Employer name East Greenbush Comm Library Amount $57,799.06 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, WILLIAM Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $57,798.87 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYAN, ILONA A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $57,798.79 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABY, STEPHANIE L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $57,798.57 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, LUKE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,798.31 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOTTI, TIA M Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $57,798.20 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINLEY, JENNIFER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKALEW, ANDREW J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JONATHAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, MADELINE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOGANGES, EVE S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, EMILY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARABAUGH, DEIRDRE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, LAUREN G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, ALTHEA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, GWEN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, SARA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, HEATHER L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBRIGHT, LAUREL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLCH, GREGORY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRECQUE, LEAH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBER, HEATHER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, ANN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, JOHN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCULLO, JOSEPH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHO, SUN K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WALTER J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 07/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, LAURA B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIEP, TIANA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, EMILY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 07/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTENSTEIN, RACHAEL B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,798.01 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRULLI, ANTHONY J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,797.39 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENELUS, JOSUE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,796.53 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, NATHANIEL R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,796.42 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANGLER, TIFFANY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,796.29 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, KETTLY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $57,795.82 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDLON, CAROLYN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,795.78 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALEJANDRO G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,795.75 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, EVELYN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,795.73 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, WILLIAM P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,795.69 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTISS, BRIAN M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,795.61 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SHIRLEE I Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,795.35 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SANDRA I Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,795.33 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW I Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $57,795.08 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBACKER-THORNE, YETTA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $57,794.99 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVEY, FRANCIS T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,794.88 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, EUGENE A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $57,794.82 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Education Department Amount $57,794.61 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ELIZABETH S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,793.83 Date 02/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIXSON, GREGORY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,793.46 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTEY, WILLIAM R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,793.32 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMIPAMBA MENDEZ, RICARDO F Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $57,793.27 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIN, ALAN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $57,793.26 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCI, JOEY P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,793.21 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGMANN, ROSS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,793.17 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, STEVEN M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $57,793.16 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DALE C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,793.02 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JORDAN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $57,792.73 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHIELINI, MICHAEL A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $57,792.61 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, MICHAEL L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,792.50 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, JOHN P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,792.27 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATWATER, SUSAN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $57,792.20 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRIAN E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,791.98 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CAYO, MARLENE A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $57,791.96 Date 10/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAENDER, ERIC S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,791.90 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKINS-MALLETT, FELICIA ANN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,791.42 Date 08/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCORVAIA, MARC Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,791.35 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, LAURIE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,791.27 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALWICK, COREY S, JR Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $57,791.26 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, ROBERT W Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $57,791.23 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGANGI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,790.81 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CLAUDE B Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $57,790.75 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, ANTONIO Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $57,790.40 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOWERS, GLORIA F Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,790.32 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNMYRE, NICOLE C Employer name Schuyler County Amount $57,790.20 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOTT, THOMAS M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,790.18 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, RAYMOND G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $57,790.10 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KYLE T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $57,790.02 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JOSE D Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $57,790.00 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKNER, ANDREW D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,789.85 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, CHRISTINA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,789.75 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREG, DENISE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,789.70 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, RYAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,789.44 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,789.35 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFIELD, ERICA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,789.25 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, PETER F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,789.12 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DONNA M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,789.08 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, HOLLY D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,789.05 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,788.96 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, MILTON J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $57,788.73 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVER, DANIEL L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,788.70 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNIGAN, TERENCE Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $57,788.61 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, ROGER F Employer name Town of Concord Amount $57,788.57 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System