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 MC GUINNESS, EUGENE P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,698.87 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRYB, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,698.87 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JAN MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $57,698.65 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, MICHELLE D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,698.62 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHELIER, MARIE KATHLEEN Employer name Orange County Amount $57,698.34 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, ROBIN M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $57,697.96 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RAYMOND J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $57,697.85 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMALHO, VICTORIA F Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $57,697.85 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $57,697.84 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, ALEXANDER Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,697.52 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, FRANK L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $57,697.47 Date 01/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNZALAN, STEPHANIE Employer name Town of Southold Amount $57,697.39 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JOSHUA D Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $57,697.36 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JAMIE R Employer name Town of Salina Amount $57,697.32 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JASON W Employer name Village of South Glens Falls Amount $57,697.15 Date 07/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEAL, PHYLLIS Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,697.10 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, THOMAS E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,696.77 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, THOMAS D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,696.73 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, ANTHONY C Employer name Cohoes Housing Authority Amount $57,696.67 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHTON, KERRY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,696.65 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, KENDRE H Employer name Albany County Amount $57,696.14 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHL, MARIA E Employer name Guilderland Public Library Amount $57,696.01 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNERO, MARCUS P Employer name City of Utica Amount $57,695.83 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $57,695.82 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANILLA, FARID A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $57,695.78 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, GARY Employer name Village of Lindenhurst Amount $57,695.35 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,694.97 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MITCHELL D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $57,694.91 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOSKE, STEVEN P Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $57,694.53 Date 06/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASI, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $57,694.28 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJDAS, BRADLEY A Employer name Seneca County Amount $57,694.18 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLONNA, MICHAEL Z Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,694.04 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, MATTHEW D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,693.91 Date 12/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKYER, DONNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,693.79 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLSKY, GARY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,693.29 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUGLIA, CASEY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,693.13 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARIAN E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,693.10 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUEBER, MARY P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,693.05 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, SUSAN R Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $57,692.94 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ANNE MARIE Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $57,692.86 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,692.70 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JOAN M Employer name Bath CSD Amount $57,692.66 Date 08/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIES, KATHLEEN L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $57,692.60 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $57,692.40 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGGREN, LORI A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,692.38 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ERICA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,692.28 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHANAKA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $57,692.25 Date 09/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, KRISTYN B Employer name Laurens CSD Amount $57,692.20 Date 10/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWATT, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,692.12 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAT, CRISTA N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,692.00 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAGON, SHAWN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,691.86 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JAY D Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $57,691.72 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLAUM, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $57,691.58 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DONNIE L Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,691.41 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, PAUL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,691.36 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, DANITA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,691.19 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARDERINIS, MICHAEL Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,690.71 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEALEY, NATASHA L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,690.59 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, BILLIJEAN J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $57,690.57 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $57,690.53 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNDER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Alden Amount $57,690.29 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCINELLA, KEVIN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,690.27 Date 10/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ELLEN M Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $57,690.01 Date 01/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLECK, KRISTEN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,690.00 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECCO, GARY V Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,689.73 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $57,688.78 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, ROSA Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,687.54 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, SEASON M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,687.41 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, NOLAN C Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $57,687.26 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYMAN, ELLEN M Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $57,687.25 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, JOSEPH P Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $57,687.07 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESEK, JOHN S Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $57,686.88 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLES, KELLI A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $57,686.84 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KASSIA P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $57,686.66 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTHORP, DENNIS L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $57,686.39 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIL, TERRI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,686.11 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVINS, COLLEEN E Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $57,685.98 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOSE, BRIGGETT S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $57,685.22 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, MICHAEL R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $57,685.15 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,685.02 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETKY, SUSAN A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,684.90 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOUR, JOHN G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,684.60 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ANTHONY E Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $57,684.47 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, CONNOR K Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $57,684.44 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELY, PAMELA J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,684.33 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISEY, ELIZABETH J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,684.03 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, EDWARD H Employer name Seneca County Amount $57,683.82 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, ANGEL L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $57,683.63 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, HELEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,683.62 Date 05/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, BARBARA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,683.59 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, TEIQUA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,683.59 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROUX, CONSTANCE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,683.56 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, KATHY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,683.26 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUT, SHAWN M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $57,683.17 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CARL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,683.16 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SALVATORE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,683.05 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUILLANTE, SANDRA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,682.87 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELARDI, VIRGINIA L Employer name Delaware County Amount $57,682.87 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CLEMENT G Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,682.69 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, CHARLES R Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,681.99 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System