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 GUITON, ROBERT J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,018.01 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,017.97 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORASCO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $57,017.87 Date 08/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALFALLA, ILANA J Employer name Orange County Amount $57,017.47 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAIN, ELLA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,017.13 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, JACOB T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,016.75 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRIAN S Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $57,016.68 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JOSHUA R Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $57,016.13 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CALEB E Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,015.88 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, DOROTHEA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $57,015.84 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROACH, KATHY A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,015.32 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WULFORST, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,015.32 Date 05/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNER, LINDA J Employer name Delaware County Amount $57,015.30 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARIANN G Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,015.24 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERBE, BRANDON P Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $57,014.93 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEDE, DONALD G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $57,014.74 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEILER, LINDA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,014.68 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, MICHELE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $57,014.60 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISSLE, JOSEPH Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,014.49 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Madison County Amount $57,014.46 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKELMANN, MARK R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $57,014.42 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEITH, ROBERT R, II Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,014.39 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, RUSSELL F, III Employer name Clinton County Amount $57,014.23 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONYAK, RYAN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $57,014.15 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, TERRELL M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,014.13 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDELL, MARY ELIZABETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,014.07 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLICK, GREGORY D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,013.77 Date 06/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, PAULA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,013.75 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, JOHN E Employer name Chenango County Amount $57,013.20 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JOSEPH L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $57,013.14 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $57,012.92 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, AMY C Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $57,012.21 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKEL, HAJIME Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $57,012.20 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOVLIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $57,012.05 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, LAURA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $57,011.97 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCKETT, JAMES M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $57,011.58 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, NEREIDA A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $57,011.31 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DIANA K Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $57,011.13 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ALAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $57,010.92 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, MARTIN RICARDO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $57,010.87 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SHARON F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,010.35 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $57,010.24 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, LAURA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,009.84 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIST, ROBERT J Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,009.63 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KATIE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,009.46 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, ASHLEY A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $57,009.02 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC MILLAN CAMPEAU, CHRISTINE M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $57,008.70 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIL, KEVIN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,008.47 Date 04/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIJAS, AMY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,008.46 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, MARTIN J Employer name Tupper Lake Housing Authority Amount $57,008.31 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIRA, DEBORAH A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $57,008.28 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCHALK, DONNA M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $57,007.74 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, MICHELLE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,007.58 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JOHN V Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,007.58 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRENDA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,007.53 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENZER, DAVID L Employer name Town of Victor Amount $57,007.34 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUDITTA, JACK S Employer name Town of Olive Amount $57,007.30 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RANDY S Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $57,007.22 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, GUILLERMO A Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $57,007.21 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, JAMES M Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $57,007.21 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVARELLA, SUZANNE Employer name Ossining Public Library Amount $57,007.21 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEBIEWSKI, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,007.15 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICO, KAREN B Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $57,006.99 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, ULTIDE Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,006.92 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTEN, RICHARD C Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,006.58 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKEDA, NICOLE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $57,006.58 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, MAUREEN P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,006.54 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANIS, ILVIRE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $57,006.06 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, EDWARD A Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $57,005.99 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,005.77 Date 10/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANAVAN, DANIEL S Employer name Essex County Amount $57,005.60 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, HEATHER A Employer name Essex County Amount $57,005.60 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUGH, PAULA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,005.30 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, DEBORAH Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,005.24 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JULIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,005.23 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, KAREN L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,005.22 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, BARBARA Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,005.22 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFT, BARBARA E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $57,005.20 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, PATRICK D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $57,005.13 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, PATRICIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,005.06 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, GRACE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,005.06 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALENA, KAREN Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $57,003.49 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENSTEN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,003.41 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIER, JOSEPH H, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,003.25 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $57,003.18 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, EUGENE M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $57,003.06 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ALBERT D Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $57,002.90 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENWORTHY, CYNTHIA Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,002.63 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $57,002.50 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, HERMAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,002.40 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, FREDERICK R Employer name Livingston County Amount $57,002.32 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABULIS, BRIAN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $57,002.31 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DONALD P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,002.31 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEVIN T Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $57,002.14 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBO, ALBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,002.08 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,001.77 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, JUSTIN L Employer name Warren County Amount $57,001.53 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, BONNIE J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,001.28 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOSEPH C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,001.22 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEC, MARKO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $57,001.13 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System