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 CLIFTON, GWENDOLYN J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,244.54 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,244.54 Date 04/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POROUTCHNIK, VALENTINA Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,244.54 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADER, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $57,244.06 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMER, KATARZYNA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,243.98 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLUPS, KIMBERLEY P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,243.94 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPERSTEIN, C ELIZABETH Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $57,243.52 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, BRETT D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,243.32 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVALLONE, BLAKE C Employer name Education Department Amount $57,243.32 Date 05/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,243.32 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,243.32 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, PATRICIA E Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $57,243.16 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELIS, TERESA A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $57,242.71 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, JONATHAN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,242.38 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MARY LEE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,242.37 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ROBERT J Employer name City of Hornell Amount $57,242.01 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, BARRY T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $57,241.92 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALESIO, EDWARD Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $57,241.80 Date 01/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTGEN, MICHELLE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,241.58 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWICZ, GERALD J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,241.53 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $57,241.43 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUCH, KRISTINE R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,241.32 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSON, CHARLES D Employer name Essex County Amount $57,241.14 Date 07/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, JOAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,241.09 Date 12/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MARIVEL G Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $57,241.00 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, DAVID G Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $57,240.81 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JONATHAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,240.80 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXBAUM, RAIZEL Employer name Village of New Square Amount $57,240.00 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, KRISTEN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,239.96 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, SEAN J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,239.93 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DANIEL B Employer name Allegany County Amount $57,239.56 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, WAYNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,239.30 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CODY M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $57,239.26 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, ELAINE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,239.18 Date 06/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO-SCHINE, KATHY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,239.17 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELY, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name New City Library Amount $57,239.05 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECRESCENZO, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,238.84 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, REBECCA Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,238.67 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDONDOLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $57,238.65 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, LARRY C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,238.38 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, ROBERT J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,238.31 Date 04/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAND, STEPHEN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,238.06 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAGGIO, BETTINA S Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $57,238.00 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, DENNIS J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $57,237.49 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJANO, CARLOS A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,237.41 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAS, MARY L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $57,237.16 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KATHERINE G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,236.98 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOE, JASON L Employer name City of Olean Amount $57,236.81 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURM, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $57,236.69 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, HARRY C, III Employer name Town of Galway Amount $57,236.66 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DEBORA I Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $57,236.62 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERLY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Erie County Amount $57,236.13 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,235.96 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD BURNS, DELORES Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,235.93 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DOLORES Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,235.58 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, CHRISTINE A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $57,235.48 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MARY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,235.38 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARRE, VIRGINIA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,235.30 Date 09/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAJDA, BONNIE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,235.17 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEECH, LINDA L Employer name Education Department Amount $57,234.43 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANAPICO, NOREEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $57,234.38 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEWELL S Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $57,234.00 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, ROBERT R, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,233.93 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JILL M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,233.93 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINING, VICKY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,233.90 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACINO, CAROLYN A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $57,233.39 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, NATHANIEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,233.35 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, ELIZABETH D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,232.60 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDING, JOAN F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $57,232.50 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, MARVIN C Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $57,232.45 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GERALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,232.32 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, JOHN C, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $57,232.27 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, THERESA L, MRS Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $57,232.22 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDIG, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,232.20 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, VICTOR E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $57,232.04 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLOWSKI, BECKY L Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $57,231.79 Date 07/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, KEELY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,231.54 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $57,231.45 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMA, MAUREEN V Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,231.35 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, WENDELL W, JR Employer name Town of Brownville Amount $57,231.20 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, LAURA J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $57,231.00 Date 01/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUIBREGTSE, JOHN K Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $57,230.92 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, ELLEN A Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,230.88 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, LEAH M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $57,230.78 Date 08/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,230.63 Date 08/19/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, CHRISTINE T L Employer name Chemung County Amount $57,230.59 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANTINO, EDWARD J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,230.52 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JULIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,230.49 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, AARON R Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $57,230.23 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEWISCH, ERICK T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,230.22 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEVORAH, ROCHELLE Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $57,230.21 Date 07/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILA, GEORGE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $57,230.15 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SICKLE, TAMI D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,230.14 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, DONNA DEAN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $57,230.03 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,230.02 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODGE, DAVID S, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,229.93 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERLEY, JEDD A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,229.74 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NICOLE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,229.74 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $57,229.56 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PATRICIA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $57,229.53 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System