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 WESLEY, KIMBERLY M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,513.37 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PAGE, AMANDA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,513.21 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWITT, JACKSON I Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,513.02 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTROPAOLO, TYRRELL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,512.99 Date 11/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $57,512.88 Date 01/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTER, NICHOLAS P Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $57,512.80 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAYTON, DUAN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $57,512.31 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, GARY D Employer name Town of Keene Amount $57,512.25 Date 02/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADDEN, DAVID B, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,511.98 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSIE, DONNA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $57,511.60 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, KRISTA Employer name Essex County Amount $57,511.40 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $57,511.21 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, MARTHA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,511.15 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, THOMAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,510.99 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKUP, VICTORIA Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,510.78 Date 04/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETOR, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,510.65 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Waterloo Amount $57,510.40 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, PATRICIA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,510.35 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELD, ELLEN C Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $57,510.01 Date 08/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JAMES L Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $57,509.93 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, RITA M Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,509.70 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, PATTIE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,509.68 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSINGER, DAVID M Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $57,509.42 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, LAUREN E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $57,509.15 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD CULLEN, DONNA Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,508.91 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, CLARICE I Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,508.60 Date 12/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ASHLEY N Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $57,508.55 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, MARTIN T Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $57,508.35 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGANITAKIS, PAMELA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,508.14 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, LISA E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $57,508.10 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TARA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,508.04 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, VIRGINIA B Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $57,507.88 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, ROBIN C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,507.84 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINI, ROBIN L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $57,507.71 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SHERRI L Employer name Allegany County Amount $57,507.47 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, JENNIFER A Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,507.26 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Palmyra Amount $57,506.90 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, GEORGINA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $57,506.40 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBERT, DANIEL P Employer name Pompey Hill Fire District Amount $57,506.25 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAWKINS ROBINSON, BERNICE I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,505.99 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, KATHERINE E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $57,505.55 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, IRENE B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $57,505.41 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIXLMANN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $57,504.95 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, SHERI A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,504.90 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUONUAGHA, JOYCE N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,504.87 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AARON J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,504.66 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADLER, TOD M Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $57,504.51 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREFZ, BRANDY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,504.35 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGNALE, ANTONIO, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,504.05 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CATHERINE A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,503.94 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, JEAN F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,503.90 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITAMBER, INDIRA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,503.86 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DANIEL S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,503.79 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORME-DUNN, KATHYANN V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,503.59 Date 12/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLINGER, JOSEPH P Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $57,503.59 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, LUCINDA A Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,503.57 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, JASON C Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $57,503.33 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINNENBERG, DONALD A Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $57,503.18 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JACLYN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,503.02 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDLOFF, CHRISTINE A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $57,502.94 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, GEORGE L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $57,502.81 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, NOEL M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,502.34 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, DEVON A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $57,502.20 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, SCOTT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,501.98 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, GARY G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,501.81 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIVE, SEAN O Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $57,501.46 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALTISCO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $57,501.36 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE-SCHEUER, JENNIFER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,501.18 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEN, RICHARD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,501.15 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, JOHN E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,500.91 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-SERRANO, WILNELIA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,500.66 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZKY, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,500.62 Date 12/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUZANNA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,500.48 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOHN C, JR Employer name Hamilton County Amount $57,500.36 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, ALEX Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,500.08 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYAND-REIF, JEANETTE M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $57,500.04 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KENNETH D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,500.04 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZZO, JAMES A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,499.78 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIAK, EUGENE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,499.58 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNIELLE, MARISOL D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $57,499.20 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTON, KARLA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,499.14 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALHOFF, HEATHER C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,499.00 Date 03/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDO, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,498.59 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,498.21 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $57,498.21 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, KATHERINE M Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $57,498.19 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUIE, MICHELLE L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $57,498.19 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ERIK T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,497.97 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARAHONA, NOEMY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,497.93 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISEY, LINDA M Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $57,497.70 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFAN, ROBIN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $57,497.48 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, JOANNE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,497.41 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DUANE D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $57,497.30 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MARYANN B Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,497.21 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, WILLIAM R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $57,497.10 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MUTH, REBECCA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $57,496.84 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFOLINO, DOMINIC A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,496.80 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DEANNA Employer name Broome County Amount $57,496.57 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, DONNELL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,496.39 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, STEPHANIE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $57,496.12 Date 08/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System