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 DORMAN, MARIE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,984.06 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, RYAN L Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $56,983.84 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, WAYNE Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $56,983.83 Date 11/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, ERIC J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,983.82 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODLEY, CORY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,983.16 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, MICHAEL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,982.88 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, MARTINA M Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $56,982.82 Date 12/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHERINE A Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $56,982.47 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, NATHAN T Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $56,982.42 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, JAMES E Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $56,982.33 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNTERBORN, PETER J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $56,981.80 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, GREGORY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,981.70 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALRAM, GAITREE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,981.21 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVREAU, TERRY E Employer name Village of Massena Amount $56,980.84 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, LAURA S JANE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,980.40 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORKAS, STEPHEN Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $56,980.36 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JENNIFER M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,980.36 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIMONTI, ANDREW V Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $56,980.33 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, MARGARET J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $56,980.16 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRO, NICKOLAS J Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $56,980.05 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTELMAN, MATTHEW H Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,980.00 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KIMBERLY L Employer name Albany County Amount $56,979.90 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERTA E Employer name Albany County Amount $56,979.83 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, DARCY L Employer name Albany County Amount $56,979.81 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THOMAS W Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $56,979.47 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANICH, LINDSAY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,979.34 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZANDJIAN, ARCHAK Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,979.31 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERARDI, JACQUALINE J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $56,978.78 Date 03/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, ROSE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,978.65 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLASTRO, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $56,977.68 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUCH, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,977.39 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MATTHEW S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,977.34 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NAQUIAJA Z Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,977.18 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVULLI, AMANDA J Employer name Finger Lakes Library System Amount $56,976.78 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DARLA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,976.77 Date 06/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,976.36 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOP, RANDALL J Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $56,976.31 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATES, RACHEL E Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,976.14 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBORN, MONTE E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,976.10 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, JOCELYN R Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $56,975.98 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, ROSEMARIE Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,975.94 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BUE, LUCILLE T Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,975.91 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, EDWIN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $56,975.74 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $56,975.44 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, BARBARA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,975.12 Date 06/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, MARIA J Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $56,975.12 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, SEAN Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $56,974.87 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGELLOTTI, CHAD A Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,974.77 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, LIZA R Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,974.77 Date 08/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRARD, NICHOLAS W Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $56,974.46 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MALACIA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,974.35 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, NORIS Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $56,974.21 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESS, ANDREA M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $56,974.21 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOOS, EDWARD M Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $56,974.15 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, MICHELLE Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $56,974.11 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JENNIFER C Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $56,973.85 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LINDA G Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $56,973.76 Date 10/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GREGORY M Employer name Town of Busti Amount $56,973.04 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUALE, JOHN A Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $56,973.00 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, JUDITH E Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,972.95 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKSHON, PAULA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,972.91 Date 02/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MICHELLE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,972.78 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FLORDELIZA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,972.41 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $56,972.18 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, VICTOR K, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,972.10 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, AMY E Employer name Education Department Amount $56,971.78 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Education Department Amount $56,971.78 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XINAKES, LAWRENCE J Employer name Education Department Amount $56,971.78 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPHEFNER, GREY H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,971.62 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICH, ESTHER M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,971.42 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PETER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $56,971.30 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMANSKY, FRANCINE M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $56,971.28 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATKO, MARTIN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,971.20 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, FRANK E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,971.20 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON-EILAND, HARRIETTE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,970.62 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHNER, LAUREN E Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $56,970.36 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADOGAN HERRERA, EVELINA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $56,970.17 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALAY, TIMOTHY D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $56,969.93 Date 07/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $56,969.91 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, BONNIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,969.85 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICENO BRITO, EUDYS E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAN, LU Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRIER, DARLENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, BOBBY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, VICTORIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINN, HTET H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASEER, ZAHRA H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMAN, AMEERA F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSSAMAN, VAUGHN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MAYUR V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINOVA, ELISHEVA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIN, SILVIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOVA, ALEXANDRA O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, JI YUAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THADATHIL, LINAY S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRON, AIDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIEU, TIFFANY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, CHUJUN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,969.84 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, LINDA A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $56,969.81 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System