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 CARTHON, SHEILA R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $57,736.92 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, THOMAS W Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,736.34 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, JAN E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,736.24 Date 07/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLT-WILLIAMS, DIANE B Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $57,736.07 Date 08/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVA, JOAN M Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $57,735.85 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, HENRY T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,735.50 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, JEANETTE E Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,735.49 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESI, MELINDA Employer name Erie County Amount $57,735.42 Date 01/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, TODD C Employer name Fulton County Amount $57,735.27 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DALE A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $57,735.00 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JASON H Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $57,734.67 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHN, EMILY C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,734.56 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GERALDINE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,734.50 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ANTHONY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,734.35 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICPON, LEONARD Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,734.05 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTI, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,733.88 Date 10/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, ROBERT J Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,733.87 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPEL ZENS, JILL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,733.80 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNOLD, ANGELIQUE R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,732.95 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAFANI, ELISABETH A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $57,732.86 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULE, PAUL R, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,732.40 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTINO, JOHN A, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $57,732.24 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JEAN Y Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,732.15 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, THOMAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,732.12 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINAN, SUSAN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,731.99 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASON, ZACHARY J Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,731.97 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIZZI, SALVATORE L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,731.87 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZEK, MARY M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $57,731.82 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,731.60 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERI, CRISTINA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,731.45 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, NICHOLAS T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,731.38 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPANO, JAMES V Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,731.04 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, DONNA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $57,731.04 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORELLO, LUCIANNE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $57,730.89 Date 09/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $57,730.71 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, MARK C Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,730.70 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAZEN, MIRANDA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,730.65 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CAROLE W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,730.65 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, ELIZABETH P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,730.65 Date 02/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, NANCY C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $57,730.49 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFFEO-RASTETTER, AMY C Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $57,730.27 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, BRIAN J Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $57,730.04 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOMO, JONATHAN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,729.40 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPALARDO, JOYCE T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,729.37 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, ROY B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,729.36 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, KYLE V Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,729.31 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWS, JOCELYNN O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,729.26 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ROBERT J, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,729.20 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, MARK L Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,728.21 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTER, COLLEEN M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $57,728.11 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL-HOWARD, LORETTA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,727.75 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JACK E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,727.30 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKEY, RYAN W Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,727.19 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,727.14 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, JEREMY R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $57,727.10 Date 08/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, CHAD D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,726.78 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINK, MICHELE A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $57,726.70 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZI, MICHAEL S Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $57,726.44 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASS, JASON L Employer name Schenectady Soil Water Con Dis Amount $57,726.40 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, GREGORY L, JR Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $57,726.06 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKINS, KENNETH W Employer name Town of Chautauqua Amount $57,726.04 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JAMIE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,725.93 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, AMY E Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,725.87 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, KAREN E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,725.82 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, SHAWN F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,725.81 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, SUSAN K Employer name Tioga County Amount $57,725.63 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MATTHEW Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $57,725.40 Date 12/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LINA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,724.92 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, ANGELA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,724.74 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SUSAN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,723.88 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, THERESA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $57,723.79 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, DAVID J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,723.61 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, RAMSEY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,722.93 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, BRIAN T Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $57,722.91 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAZZI, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,722.54 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, STEPHEN C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,722.47 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSO, JAMES A Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $57,722.44 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEWEG, WILLIAM C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $57,722.16 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULE, DONALD A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,722.10 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $57,721.66 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, BRIAN J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $57,721.05 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $57,721.03 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARODY, TODD M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,720.96 Date 09/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMI LYN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $57,720.88 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, HARMON W, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $57,720.87 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PRESCO, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,720.85 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, STEVEN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,720.58 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAMES, MATHEW P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,720.49 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKA, RICHARD A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,720.14 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KEITH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,720.08 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JOYCE D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,720.05 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUROT, DANIEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,719.95 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Greece Amount $57,719.47 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGLER, JAMI E Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $57,719.38 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFINA, CARMELA M Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $57,719.02 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEE, MICHAEL P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $57,718.89 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTRIERI, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,718.33 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAY, TINA E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,718.33 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNENBERG, DONNA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,718.33 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANFT, ROBERTA D Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,718.33 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System