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 HENRY, DARIN P Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $57,561.30 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANIN, YAKOV Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $57,561.15 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHMER, STEPHEN M Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $57,561.03 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,560.27 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMATH, ARUNDHATI R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,560.22 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, BRIANNE L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,559.74 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, DAVID W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,559.66 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROCHE, TERRI S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,559.66 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBELL, WALTER D Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $57,559.66 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, KATHLEEN R Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,559.66 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZY, JAMES S Employer name Education Department Amount $57,559.66 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORIN, BECKY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVALIER, ANTONIO L, III Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPE, CHARLES H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JACQUELINE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, VALERIE F Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTES, MARGARET L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASILEWSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,559.66 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFORD, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,559.66 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, KATHLEEN P Employer name Department of State Amount $57,559.66 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, NANCY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,559.66 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHFELD, LISA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,559.66 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $57,559.66 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, JAN E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $57,559.66 Date 07/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATOCHVIL, CHERYL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,559.66 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, LINDA D Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,559.53 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, VICKY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,559.26 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPER, FRANK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,559.08 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL-GUIDRY, MONIQUE G Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,558.82 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,558.63 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, AARON D Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $57,558.02 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, LOURDES M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $57,557.98 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, MARY C Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $57,557.95 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, THOMAS K Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $57,557.77 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERMONT, RICHARD D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,557.19 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, ROY W Employer name City of Corning Amount $57,557.16 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS W Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,557.01 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAB, DANIEL E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,556.98 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, THOMAS R Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $57,556.95 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STACEY J Employer name Orange County Amount $57,556.89 Date 04/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,556.84 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, RICHARD Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $57,556.80 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIED, LINDA J Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $57,556.71 Date 05/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BARBARA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,556.53 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERIO-HIRALDO, LUZ Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,556.18 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, ALLYSON J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,555.93 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, RICHARD, JR Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $57,555.89 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUTOLO, VINCENT J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,555.64 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DANI M Employer name Genesee County Amount $57,555.61 Date 07/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JOHN T Employer name Warren County Amount $57,555.51 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, LEISA B Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,555.48 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, GARY D Employer name Town of Alden Amount $57,555.46 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, DARRAY T Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,555.44 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELSKI, STEPHEN R Employer name Genesee County Amount $57,555.13 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENSTEIN, ANGELA M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $57,554.96 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CHARLENE D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,554.92 Date 08/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $57,554.87 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, IAN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,554.79 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, JOHN A Employer name Delaware County Amount $57,554.77 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, JEAN A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,554.66 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS T Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,554.53 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLEY, ELYSIA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,554.51 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSIMON, MICHAEL M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,554.33 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLUCK, MARCELLA M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $57,554.18 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,553.95 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIEL, EDRUY R Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $57,553.83 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUTZ, KRISTOPER K Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $57,553.77 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUEHLHEUSER, SHAWN E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $57,553.65 Date 06/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, MARYANNE Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $57,553.43 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIES-WIZA, LISA A Employer name Erie County Amount $57,553.33 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, REGINA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,553.21 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAHNER, CAROL J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,552.44 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAMELA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $57,552.32 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WDOWIAK, DAVID L Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $57,552.00 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TAMRA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $57,551.95 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, TIMOTHY R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,551.60 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITOMER, PAMELA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $57,551.57 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SONDRA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,551.57 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, DAVID C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $57,551.47 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERCK, EDUARD K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $57,551.43 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, MARK P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,550.96 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLO, JOHN V Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $57,550.55 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LAFAYETTE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,549.44 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELAINE Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,549.17 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, BARBARA A Employer name Herkimer County Amount $57,548.96 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONSKI, MAREK J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,548.93 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $57,548.88 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DOROTHY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,548.80 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, JOHN M Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $57,548.79 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICATELLI, THOMAS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,548.59 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, CHANTEL M Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,548.58 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JO ELLEN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,548.44 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARMELO Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $57,548.41 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, THOMAS D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,547.32 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LUZ M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,547.09 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DOUGLAS M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $57,547.07 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISTEN, RONALD F, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $57,547.04 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, GLORIA G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,547.03 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFOMO, PATRICIA M Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $57,547.02 Date 06/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUFF, KATHRYN M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $57,546.96 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System