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 DESIR, MAYKEL Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,307.78 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERINGTON, DANIELLE S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $57,307.58 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, NATHANIEL D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,307.50 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, YADLY G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $57,307.16 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BROCKLIN, MARY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,306.92 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,306.69 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, DEBBIE L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,306.64 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, BARUCH Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,306.60 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, DYEQUON SHAWN Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $57,306.56 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, DANA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,306.51 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLD, PETER G Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $57,306.21 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, DAVID A, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $57,306.03 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $57,305.96 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JEFFREY M Employer name Education Department Amount $57,305.95 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, JOHN S Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $57,305.87 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, CLAYTON B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,305.86 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, GLORIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,305.86 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHN, IRIS B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,305.86 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOY L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $57,305.62 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ANDREW B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $57,305.56 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBIN, KELLY C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,305.55 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, MICHELLE C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,305.52 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORALL, JOSEPH Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,305.35 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLENTARSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $57,305.25 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RUSSELL D Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $57,305.07 Date 03/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIER, DONNA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,305.02 Date 11/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,304.96 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, ROBERT N Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $57,304.92 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, MARLA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,304.80 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEANARD, BRUCE A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,304.54 Date 02/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANOVA, STEPHEN G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $57,304.53 Date 06/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DUANE A Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $57,304.43 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELONSOFF, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $57,304.06 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, RICHARD R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $57,303.85 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, GREGORY C Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $57,303.76 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, BERNADETTE F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $57,303.51 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, SUE E Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $57,303.36 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIOSA, AMY H Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $57,303.23 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSCELYN, WARREN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,303.11 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, PAUL A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $57,302.90 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARA, PAULA A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $57,302.86 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MAUREEN T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,302.76 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHLLF, JENAI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,302.71 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, JASON J Employer name Warren County Amount $57,302.45 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSE JOSETTE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $57,302.13 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODENSTAB, ALLEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,302.00 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, JANET L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,301.75 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOSHUA T Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $57,301.62 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KAREN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,301.51 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, CHRISTINE M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,301.51 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPOLILLO, MELANIE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,301.51 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARDT, PAMELA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,301.51 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNELLO, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $57,301.51 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHLEMAN, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,301.09 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, FAHRA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,300.62 Date 12/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGDON, MICHELLE M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,300.61 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPLE, CINDY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $57,300.51 Date 05/15/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERTA Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,300.49 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGENSTOCK, TAMMY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $57,300.25 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFKINS, ELIZABETH Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $57,300.11 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, ROSS S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $57,299.96 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROTHERS, MONICA S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,299.91 Date 05/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, THOMAS E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $57,299.51 Date 04/26/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARO, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $57,299.38 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLEMAN, CHERISH L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,299.20 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACCARI, ELIZABETH Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $57,299.05 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, LINDA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,299.04 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CHERYL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,298.77 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIVIANO, LAURA M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $57,298.52 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTARELLO, JAIME L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,298.52 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,298.52 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, LISA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,298.52 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,298.52 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, MAUREEN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,298.52 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, CAROLINE S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $57,298.52 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, NATHAN S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $57,298.49 Date 08/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CONNIE F Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,298.38 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGG, SYLVIA D Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $57,298.38 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERI, MARGARET M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,298.28 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, MARGUERITE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,298.23 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, THERESE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,297.76 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSER, JAMES W Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,297.65 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, KEVIN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,297.51 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MARTIN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $57,297.45 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENTE, TONIANNE A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $57,297.29 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOKLER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,297.28 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, CATHERINE A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,297.26 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, WILLIAM R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,297.10 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, FAITHLYN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $57,297.10 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARO, SANDRA L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $57,297.02 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MONICA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $57,296.99 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, WILMA A Employer name Allegany County Amount $57,296.84 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JASON C Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,296.58 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,296.45 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ILG, APRIL L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $57,296.36 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, WILLIAM S Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $57,295.96 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDRICK, RICHARD J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $57,295.75 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNICHON, JANICE A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $57,295.64 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JUANITA Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,295.40 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAMES F Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $57,295.38 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System