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 GUBERMAN, ANNA R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $56,777.36 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, KAREN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,776.06 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, MAURICIO A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,775.97 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTERNESS, ANNE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,775.80 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,775.48 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, PAUL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,775.36 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILINSKI, EMILY A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,774.60 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, PATRICK M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,774.52 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, JOAN H Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $56,774.40 Date 09/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JACQUELINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,774.24 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONIUS, DENNIS A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $56,774.01 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALISERA, DOMINICK J Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $56,773.48 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNEW, BLAISE P, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,773.26 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, JULIE A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $56,773.16 Date 09/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, WALTER R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $56,773.12 Date 09/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, DEBRA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,772.87 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,772.56 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, ABIGAIL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,772.20 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BENJAMIN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,772.02 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAREMKO, STACIE M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $56,771.92 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDY, MILTON E Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $56,771.88 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, JAMIIR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $56,771.80 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GESSECK, JANET L Employer name Islip Commun Develop Agcy Amount $56,771.79 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGNOLLE, JULIO Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,771.03 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE, JR Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,770.60 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, NICHOLI R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $56,770.40 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, MICHELE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,770.37 Date 10/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDWAY, THOMAS E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,769.67 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, EILEEN R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,769.57 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY-COSTON, CELESTINA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,769.30 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEE, GRACE R Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $56,769.20 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA FUENTE, AMANDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,769.16 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JUAN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,769.14 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHNEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,768.83 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, JEFFREY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,768.50 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, KEITH R, JR Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $56,768.49 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, THOMAS P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,767.48 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, SEAN D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,767.36 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD-THOM, SANDRA RJ Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,766.99 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRATLEY, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,766.95 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, SUSAN I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,766.85 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHE, LEANNA S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $56,766.83 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KIRA A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $56,766.70 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLES, KATHERINE A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $56,766.53 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTZ, LYNN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,766.31 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDA, JOHN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,766.26 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, BRADLEY M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $56,766.23 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LOGAN G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,766.19 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLSON, NICOLE M Employer name Village of Corinth Amount $56,765.49 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONNER, MATTHEW J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $56,765.42 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEMISS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,765.05 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAISEN, BIRGIT MARY Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,765.04 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUWE, BRIAN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,764.84 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CINDY A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,764.23 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, RICKY J, JR Employer name Hadley-Luzerne CSD Amount $56,763.99 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, JESSICA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,763.71 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,763.68 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ERIC S Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $56,763.63 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,763.11 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, GREGORY D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,762.32 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDUC, JOANNE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,762.32 Date 12/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, THOMAS E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,762.32 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMM, ANN MARIE Employer name Education Department Amount $56,762.32 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, MARYANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $56,762.32 Date 04/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARF, DORIS M Employer name Education Department Amount $56,762.32 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, DEBORAH Employer name Education Department Amount $56,762.32 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KEVIN F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,762.32 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, WILLIAM E, SR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,762.32 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISS, DANFORTH H, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,762.32 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, RICHARD G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,762.32 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIDO, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,762.32 Date 03/26/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUNSKI, ELIZABETH R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,762.32 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERREAULT, WAYNE F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,762.32 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MELODY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,762.32 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOBSON, JERRY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,762.32 Date 05/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MARK W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,762.32 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVASI, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $56,761.92 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVENER, MAUREEN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,761.91 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, SUZANNE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,761.72 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, MARITA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,761.71 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DENNIS T Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $56,761.61 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENUA, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,761.57 Date 10/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, PAUL A Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $56,761.34 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, MANDY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,761.25 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARCIA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $56,761.20 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, FRANK J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $56,761.05 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ALICIA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,761.00 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, BRIAN T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $56,760.54 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHMAN, KATHRYN H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,760.30 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEYNE, VIRNA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,760.01 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAATZ, JOEL A Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $56,759.92 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTSKO, BRENDA M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,759.40 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, JASON R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $56,759.04 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, PATRICIA C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $56,759.00 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROTNIAK, BRADLEY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,758.94 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZHANSKIY, IGOR Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,758.76 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, JANICE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,758.73 Date 05/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSATERE, MARGARET M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,758.36 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, LORRAINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,758.36 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MARTIN A Employer name Cincinnatus CSD Amount $56,758.08 Date 10/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System