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 SMITH, JAYSON K Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $57,546.90 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JESSICA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,546.84 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBY, BRANDON C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,546.66 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUJAWSKI, ANDREW R, SR Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $57,545.61 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, DONNA L Employer name Orange County Amount $57,545.57 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $57,545.28 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JIMMY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $57,545.22 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, LESLIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,545.14 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, SANDRA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,544.83 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MATTHEW J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,544.75 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIER, TINA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,544.72 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, LEAVON M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,544.40 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ERIC D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $57,544.31 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DOLORES A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,544.20 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, IRVIN W, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $57,544.00 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGORD, ROSEANN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $57,543.34 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, LOUISE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,543.08 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCAGE, ALEXANDRA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,543.06 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCO, FRANCES L Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,542.91 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ELAINE B Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,542.64 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEER, KRISTI A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,542.52 Date 04/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULERICE, SANDRA M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $57,542.51 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANUTO, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,542.43 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MAUREEN A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $57,542.40 Date 05/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, MICHAEL K Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $57,542.40 Date 10/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PHYLLIS A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,542.31 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LELA E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,542.05 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISCIA, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Gardiner Amount $57,541.90 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELVERS, JAMES C, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,541.79 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JAMES W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,541.77 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFIERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Belgrave Water Poll Control Dist Amount $57,541.53 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, HARRIS A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,541.29 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, SHERRI L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $57,540.68 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $57,540.68 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETTS, AMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,540.50 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISHOLM, GABRIEL I Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $57,540.25 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAWSKI, AMANDA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,540.06 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUESELL, MATTHEW P Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,539.98 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNYAK, CHARLENE, MRS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,539.55 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, EILEEN S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,539.41 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GLENN E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,539.13 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTOVER, STANLEY L, III Employer name Cayuga County Amount $57,538.75 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, RAYELLA L Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $57,538.60 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JOHN R, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $57,538.32 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOAN M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $57,538.22 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELLO, ELIZABETH M Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $57,537.47 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, KEITH A Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $57,537.07 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WOLF, ANDREW P Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,537.02 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARON, JAMES M Employer name Albany County Amount $57,536.57 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBA, ELLIOT T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,536.42 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLING, ANGELA E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $57,536.35 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELVEG, STEPHANIE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,536.22 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TAMI J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,536.16 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $57,535.87 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $57,535.86 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DONALD W Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $57,535.85 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, MICHELE L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $57,535.85 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, DONNA J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $57,535.84 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARTINO, MARISA Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,535.75 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOYCE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,535.69 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, BROOKE D Employer name Town of Massena Amount $57,535.35 Date 01/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTANOVA, GREGORY A Employer name Education Department Amount $57,534.91 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, FAITHLYN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,534.80 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, FRANK G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $57,534.40 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, LAURIE H Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,534.31 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESWORTHY, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,534.23 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CANDICE F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $57,534.22 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, MARTIN J Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,534.20 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CINDERELLA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,534.05 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER-MC CLEARY, SUSAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,534.00 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLETT, AMY J Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,533.95 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBOS, HERNAN E Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $57,533.88 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNA, VINCENT Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $57,533.73 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, KELLIANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,533.61 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $57,533.49 Date 08/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOERGEN, THOMAS B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,533.47 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLELA, MARIE A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $57,533.36 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZ-CABLE, JOYCE Employer name Orange County Amount $57,533.30 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, THOMAS M Employer name Allegany County Amount $57,533.14 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TERESA M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $57,532.69 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KARA L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $57,532.32 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINDELL, JOEL V Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,532.22 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRETTE, ALIZABETH Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,532.11 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANAGAN, LAWRENCE J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $57,532.05 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALIK, THOMAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,531.88 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASS, KEVIN A Y Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $57,531.69 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, JANET Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $57,531.50 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,531.46 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, TYLER E Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $57,531.43 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, DONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,530.57 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, JESSICA E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,530.47 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL F Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $57,530.42 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, EDWARD V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,529.79 Date 06/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOESCH, JESSICA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,529.28 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $57,529.24 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLMANN, WERNER Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $57,529.23 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOGAN, JOHN F, II Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $57,529.21 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARAGON, DEBORAH M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $57,529.18 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMMER, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $57,529.18 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEL, DYLAN M Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $57,529.18 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System