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 GOTHAM, BRIAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,342.52 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLIS, THOMAS A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,342.35 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARETSKY, MELISSA N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,342.20 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, CARLOS M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,341.22 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENZIE, WILLIE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $57,340.94 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGET, LOUIS D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,340.93 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPP, EUGENE D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,340.88 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIBOE, KWADWO O Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $57,340.81 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GILFREY, MARIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,340.22 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOAR, KATHERINE L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,339.55 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, MELISSA A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,339.36 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADARIAGA, NELSON F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,339.33 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICICCHIA, ELENA Employer name Chenango County Amount $57,339.12 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, LAURA M Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $57,338.81 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DARLENE J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,338.53 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,338.42 Date 02/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELOY, JR Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $57,338.39 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KURT P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $57,338.33 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIBELLO, MICHELLE L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $57,337.97 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JOHN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,337.93 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-RODRIGUEZ, MYRELI Employer name Education Department Amount $57,337.47 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, GERARD Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,337.35 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMEAU, JENNIFER A Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,337.13 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOROMANSKIS, DIANE G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $57,337.00 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, CONCETTA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,336.81 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABEDZ, BRANDON A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $57,336.79 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGER, DAMIEN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,336.59 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADASZ, JEANNE E Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $57,336.54 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, DAVID Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,336.27 Date 03/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLE, JACLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,336.27 Date 07/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, MELISSA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,336.27 Date 02/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEVANTE, NICHOLAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,336.27 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLSTON, JAMES R Employer name Chenango County Amount $57,335.88 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICIULLO, GENENE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $57,335.70 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $57,335.69 Date 09/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKAY, SUZANNE S Employer name Education Department Amount $57,335.64 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATO, CATHERINE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $57,335.48 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JEFFERY L Employer name Town of Chili Amount $57,335.45 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARIE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $57,335.20 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIAK, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $57,335.12 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULTLESS-DE WEEVER, JANET Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,334.79 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TERESA R Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $57,334.23 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SARA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,334.13 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENNO, ANTHONY J, III Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,334.07 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHAMBAULT, JASON D Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $57,333.89 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINES, KIRSTEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $57,333.89 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, JEAN LOUIS Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,333.88 Date 11/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOL, LAURIE B Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,333.79 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, LOUIS P Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,333.73 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, LORRE A Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $57,333.45 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORD, RUSSELL W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $57,333.38 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $57,333.33 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARSETTA, CASEY P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $57,333.22 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,332.73 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, FRANK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,332.39 Date 11/25/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CRISTOBAL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,331.99 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, LANA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,331.71 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLARINO, DEBORAH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,331.54 Date 09/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, TERESA L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $57,331.22 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SHARON Employer name Orange County Amount $57,331.16 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATAR, RAHSMI N Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $57,331.09 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFKOWITZ, BETTE M Employer name Orange County Amount $57,330.87 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $57,330.76 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JAMIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,330.68 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRECHT, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,330.64 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAHA, YOUSEF N Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,330.63 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILDUFF, MICHAEL D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $57,330.53 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREVICIUS, THERESA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,330.25 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, ZACHARY E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,330.23 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, NATHAN S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $57,329.98 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, LA JUANA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,329.88 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, BRIGID Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,329.53 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDAK, LISA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,329.42 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, DAVID L Employer name Town of Maine Amount $57,329.36 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD-CROWE, AMANDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,328.93 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGRIST, PAUL E Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,328.90 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, MARK A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,328.81 Date 08/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, CRAIG Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,328.77 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, PAULA J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $57,328.55 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLA, ANDREA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,328.48 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MARIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $57,328.48 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JOANNE Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,328.28 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, THERESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,328.21 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZOWY, RICHARD J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,327.90 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, LYDIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,327.71 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGOR, EUGENE D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $57,327.70 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, MARIA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,327.02 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCENAT, ALAIN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,326.97 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, VINCENT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $57,326.68 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, LOUANN P Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,326.49 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRMAK, MARGARET L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,326.34 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SEAMUS P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,325.98 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CADE, TIMALA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,325.92 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCONE, KAREN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,325.92 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, STEVEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,325.92 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, SIOBHAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,325.88 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSO, JOSEPHINE G Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $57,325.87 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, KATHLEEN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,325.83 Date 12/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHOLDER, MARK L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,324.70 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, DOUGLAS R Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $57,324.44 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System