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 COLEMAN, LYNN M Employer name Department of State Amount $56,850.83 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMASCOTT, JOSEPH J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,850.45 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, TANGANYIKA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,850.06 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,849.67 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JOSEPH L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,849.62 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPULI, ELENA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,849.61 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, JODY Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $56,849.50 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ARNOLD E, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $56,849.41 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVE, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,849.11 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, KATHERINE M Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $56,848.94 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JODY R Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $56,848.69 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, TAMMY A Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $56,848.66 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAREY, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $56,848.58 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELS, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,848.46 Date 12/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTAM, MARY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,848.26 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSELLO, MARY ANNE A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $56,848.25 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIOLINO, PATRICIA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,847.80 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, JOHN C Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,847.40 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, CHAD Employer name Yates County Amount $56,847.28 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, GEOFF J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,846.93 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, ROBERTA A Employer name Solvay UFSD Amount $56,846.58 Date 12/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JERRY V Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $56,846.55 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,846.40 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUNKETT, TIMOTHY P Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,846.26 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, MICHAEL L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,846.15 Date 05/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARLING, STARLA D Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,845.86 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRILL, JOANNE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,845.55 Date 11/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOX, KYLE R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,845.53 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPINSKE, DAVID W Employer name Town of Clay Amount $56,845.31 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CHRISTINE Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $56,845.17 Date 05/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,844.45 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JEANNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,844.26 Date 06/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, RONALD H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,843.95 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MATTHEW C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,843.33 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASIOR, VERONICA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,843.33 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, CARLOS R, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,843.32 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKILL, BRIAN M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $56,843.20 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMMER, SUZANNE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,843.02 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEAR, PATRICK J Employer name Fulton County Amount $56,842.57 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCEPPAQUERCIA, JOSEPH D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,842.53 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, DAVID R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,842.40 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,842.30 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVARELLA-VASTA, CAROL ANN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,842.26 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAH, SHAJI K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,842.00 Date 08/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JOANN M Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $56,841.98 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, RONALD H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,841.76 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMANDY, EILEEN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,841.73 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANO, MARTHA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,841.56 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, ELLIS L, III Employer name Warren County Amount $56,841.46 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, DIANA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,841.38 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, DOUGLAS L Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $56,840.59 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MARY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,840.36 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, ANTHONY B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,840.32 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, SUSAN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,840.29 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,839.94 Date 05/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOSHUA J Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,839.69 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ELIEZER, II Employer name Erie County Amount $56,839.48 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCARIELLO, GIOVANNI A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $56,839.01 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Highland Amount $56,838.86 Date 08/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARC V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,838.56 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBERLY, JENNIFER I Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,838.56 Date 06/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, BETSY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,838.42 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROME, LINDSAY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,838.36 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCICCHITANO, VICTOR J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,838.08 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDRES O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,837.89 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGAPA, DEBRA L Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $56,837.34 Date 04/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DERRICK F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,836.97 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, ELLEN J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $56,836.95 Date 05/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTA, ANNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,836.85 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLAN, NEIL RYAN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $56,836.82 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDERS, MATTHEW C Employer name Warren County Amount $56,836.66 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MARTIN B Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $56,836.59 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, STEPHANIE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,836.09 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEODORO, MARTIN N Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,836.00 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, MELINDA J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $56,835.90 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMEROD, RANDY M Employer name Greene County Amount $56,835.81 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Chautauqua Amount $56,835.44 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, PATRICIA L Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $56,835.37 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLEY, CASSANDRA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,835.10 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTZAK, JEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,834.96 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, MARY E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,834.92 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,834.62 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, DENISE M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,834.20 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEN, LOIS C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,834.12 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEKER, DIANE O Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,833.98 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, LAURA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $56,833.97 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLEGROUND, ANDREA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,833.96 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELA, BESNIK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,833.79 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, TAYLOR A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,833.60 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGENSTEIN, BONNI-JEAN Employer name Orange County Amount $56,833.53 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, BETH L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $56,833.30 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, BERTHONY Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,833.19 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTALLI, TARA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,833.17 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLARD E Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $56,833.13 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, ANNA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,832.98 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, JASON J Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $56,832.56 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUDD, JASON E Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $56,832.45 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCI, GIUSEPPE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,832.13 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISLA, NOEMI Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $56,832.13 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVAY, ALAN P Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,832.08 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System