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 THOMPSON, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,057.47 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, ALAN P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $57,057.40 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, STEPHANIE L Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $57,057.34 Date 07/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, CATHY-ANN Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $57,057.32 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BENJAMIN J Employer name Town of Ghent Amount $57,057.26 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, GREGORY S Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $57,056.69 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MARY ANN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,056.62 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAS, KATHRYN A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $57,056.62 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLICASTRO, CHARLES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,056.26 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, EILEEN E Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $57,056.00 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKOK, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $57,055.71 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, SEAN L Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $57,055.70 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORECK, JAMES J Employer name Orleans County Amount $57,055.65 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBRIANO, JOSEPH G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,055.55 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLI, PAULA A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $57,055.51 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KATHLEEN D Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,055.49 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, JASON J Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $57,055.31 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, SHARON M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,055.26 Date 09/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LORINDA L Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $57,055.14 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILBUR E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,054.94 Date 01/21/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE BOGART, PATRICIA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $57,054.83 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAVID W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $57,054.75 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBIERRE Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $57,054.73 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, CORRIE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,054.71 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, STEPHEN W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,054.40 Date 01/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUENCH, MINDY M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $57,054.36 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKIWSKYJ, OREST A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,054.27 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICA, DONNA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,054.25 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, WALTER R, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $57,054.20 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, CASEY ANN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $57,054.03 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERGER, ADAM MATTHEW Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,053.95 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REBECCA C Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $57,053.87 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, LINDA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,053.85 Date 11/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JEREMY A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,053.38 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, DYSHAUN B Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $57,053.32 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDY-MCKINNEY, JANINE C Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $57,053.25 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MATTHEW H Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $57,053.15 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JEFFREY W Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $57,053.00 Date 08/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, JAMES C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $57,052.97 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, CHARLES H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,052.66 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRECKER, TIFFANY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $57,052.55 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACKER, NICOLE S Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,052.50 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JAMES D, II Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,052.48 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, SHANE E Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $57,052.16 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, JOHN C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $57,052.08 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, PATRICIA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $57,051.98 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, JERRY D Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $57,051.70 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAKOWSKI, JASON M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $57,051.63 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,051.61 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLT, STACY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $57,051.59 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, LORRAINE Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $57,051.53 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPEDISANO, NANCY J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $57,051.26 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ANDREA K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,050.69 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBBY, MARGARET M Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $57,050.56 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, JUDYTH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,050.22 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CARL S Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $57,049.68 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, TIMOTHY H Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $57,049.29 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JASON A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,049.21 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAIR, JOHN F Employer name Education Department Amount $57,049.04 Date 10/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,049.04 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, KIM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $57,049.03 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAWN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,049.02 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CELESTE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $57,048.85 Date 07/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMIG, LYNDA Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $57,048.82 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, EILEEN L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $57,048.80 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MICHELLE L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $57,048.26 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARCEY Employer name New City Library Amount $57,048.15 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNOTT-GARDNER, KATHLEEN Employer name Otsego County Amount $57,048.03 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,047.95 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAIRENN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,047.87 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MARTHA L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $57,047.82 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSO, SALVATORE J, III Employer name Webster CSD Amount $57,047.68 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHMANN, AUDREY E Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $57,047.43 Date 09/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, LATISHA N Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,047.39 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESMIN, STEVE T Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $57,046.96 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $57,046.91 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ANTONIO Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $57,046.63 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, MARY KAY Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,046.53 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DONNA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,046.20 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $57,046.11 Date 10/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSARD, JESSE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,046.10 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LOGAN J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,046.04 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, DANNY P Employer name Town of Cape Vincent Amount $57,046.04 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANKMILLER, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $57,045.87 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DANIEL H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $57,045.60 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMBER, SHANE J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $57,045.38 Date 02/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, EMANUEL F Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $57,045.26 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, JAMES I Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,045.15 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-JOHNSON, KENNETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,045.11 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHEREICE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,044.97 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,044.97 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, HISBELDA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $57,044.87 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIAN, YUHONG Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,044.72 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, GARY B Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,044.60 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARRON, JOSEPH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,044.30 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZOUZI, AZIZ Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $57,044.26 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YONG C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $57,044.23 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKOWSKI, CLAIR F Employer name Erie County Amount $57,044.18 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADWELL, LAUREL L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $57,044.07 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDICK, JOE P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,043.97 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System