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 CONDON, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,665.81 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIESTER, JULIE F Employer name Broome County Amount $57,665.79 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYER, LEANN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $57,665.70 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, RUTH H Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,665.55 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYCKE, MARIA T Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $57,665.46 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOOS, RICHARD G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $57,665.33 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUYEUNG, LAI P Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,665.32 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTINA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,665.18 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI STEFANO, DAWN M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,665.03 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, JOHN G Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $57,664.99 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZMANN, KERRY A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $57,664.80 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALDONE, KASANDRA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,664.68 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFARO, JONATHAN T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,664.34 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULDER-DENNIS, ARLEICA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,664.19 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, GREGORY M Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $57,664.13 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMPER, ALICE M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $57,663.80 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANYEW, ROMAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,663.68 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRISTIN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $57,663.24 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, LYNETTE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,663.19 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, PATRICIA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,663.04 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTENKROGER, KRISTIAN H Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,662.98 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $57,662.71 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, CRAIG R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,662.30 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTZ, KIMBERLY I Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,661.89 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTA NETO, LOURIVAL Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $57,661.52 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, CHRIS E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $57,661.31 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNIGHAM, DENISE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,661.30 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,660.98 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSON, ANDREW R Employer name Orange County Amount $57,660.95 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SCOTT A Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $57,660.83 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDEMUTH, LINDA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,660.81 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIROY, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,660.69 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGLIANDO, PAUL Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $57,660.49 Date 10/07/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, HILARIE I Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $57,660.37 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, WAREN R Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $57,660.37 Date 09/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFURO, PATRICIA G Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $57,660.24 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, LISA C Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,659.96 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, YANIRIS A Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $57,659.94 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, WILLIAM T Employer name Village of Malone Amount $57,659.89 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, EMILY A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $57,659.66 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, JORDAN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,659.65 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONEISER, BRETT W Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,659.64 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, KIMBERLY H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,659.40 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, COREY G Employer name Erie County Amount $57,659.25 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, KAREN D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $57,659.11 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PRADO, RAFFAELE D Employer name Erie County Amount $57,659.09 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLER, WILLIAM R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,658.82 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, GEORGE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,658.79 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIFKIN, SHANNON D Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $57,658.75 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGGETT, THEOPHOLUS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,658.51 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERARD, MIGUELINA O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,658.47 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIEL, NIKKI E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,658.12 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, JENIFER L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $57,658.07 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,657.76 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,657.47 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JEREMY E Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $57,657.30 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROZLYN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,656.99 Date 06/22/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVULIS, CHERYL A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,656.71 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, DERRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $57,656.54 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMARD, AARON J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,656.54 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,656.42 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GORDON Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $57,656.37 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVER, AGRIPPA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,656.00 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODVANSKY, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $57,655.88 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERRAHN, DEBORAH L Employer name Harrietstown Housing Auth Amount $57,655.86 Date 11/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,655.82 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDFORD, ROBERTA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,655.69 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, MARY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,655.57 Date 12/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LAWRENCE W Employer name Town of Boston Amount $57,654.89 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, JOHN B Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $57,654.70 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LORI A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,654.56 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, DONNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $57,654.17 Date 03/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, CHERYL M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,653.96 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,653.91 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDANZA, JANET T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,653.78 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHANEY, JAMES E Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $57,653.29 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTA, LORI ANN Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $57,652.61 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KELLY A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $57,652.51 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWEN, MICHELE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,652.11 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLINGER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $57,652.06 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, BRENT P Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,651.80 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADRETTE, CHARLES N, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,651.74 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNOVALE, CHRISTINA D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,651.72 Date 12/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CRYSTAL C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $57,651.56 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALKA-ARMSTRONG, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,651.51 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLASATY, MARGARET E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,651.09 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JEFFERY A Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $57,650.88 Date 03/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, SAMUEL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $57,650.72 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALINKSY, EUGENE Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $57,650.59 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIFFEN, GREG R Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $57,650.17 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINVIL, MAXENE M S Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $57,649.97 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYBURN, RONALD W, III Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,649.71 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, ROBERT K Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,649.46 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGROSA, DIANA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $57,649.33 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHEILA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,649.06 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, PETER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,648.68 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JERRY Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $57,648.62 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUGHTER, CARMEN D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,648.32 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREE, JOHN C Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,648.13 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KARIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,648.10 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System