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 KOLB, ROSEMARIE S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,739.70 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, LORI B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,739.52 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMENALE, DANIEL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,739.49 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, AARON M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $56,739.47 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, BRIAN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,739.40 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERELLA, ANTHONY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,739.10 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, JEFFREY M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $56,738.65 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, JAMES J Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $56,738.29 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINELLA, JANET M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $56,737.91 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBON, ROBERT W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,737.80 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLARY, TRACEY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,737.78 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARBER, DONNA L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,737.55 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, MELISSA Employer name Erie County Amount $56,737.50 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OYER RYAN, DONA M Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $56,737.34 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MELINDA R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,737.34 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, ROGER S Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $56,736.97 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, SEAN E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,736.95 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELROSE, LISA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,736.53 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, SUSAN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $56,736.53 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYER, DEANNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,736.51 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICARELLA, RENEE H Employer name Wyoming County Amount $56,736.43 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, DAVID E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,735.11 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, PATRICK J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,734.98 Date 12/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, SYDELIA T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,734.98 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUBANKS, OLIVIA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,734.98 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DENISE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,734.98 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHD, KIMBERLY M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $56,734.97 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICO, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $56,734.89 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,734.87 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, VALERIE K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,734.69 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,734.49 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, STEVEN F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $56,734.33 Date 05/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELDMANN, JESSICA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,734.32 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASNICKI, DANIEL M Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $56,734.05 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISHERIK, ANNA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,734.00 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNECHINO, DEANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $56,733.76 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSKI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,733.69 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLENE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,733.64 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NANCY A Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $56,733.57 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENHARLOW, RANDY A Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $56,733.47 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUTSKY, SERGEY Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,733.18 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $56,733.08 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, PHILLIP J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,732.89 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWDEN, KAREN A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $56,732.69 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, PETER J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $56,732.68 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SANTO, JAMES P Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $56,732.30 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,732.11 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CAMILLE Employer name Glen Cove Community Dev Agcy Amount $56,732.00 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, RICHARD J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,731.97 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKES, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,731.94 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, JORDAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,731.71 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROLEK, AMANDA P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,731.67 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, ROCCO G Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,731.35 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVASINA, ERIC J Employer name Broome County Amount $56,731.30 Date 03/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAULA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,730.57 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, GEORGE F Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $56,730.45 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARDI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,730.19 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $56,730.12 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, CHARLES E, II Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $56,729.94 Date 05/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCK, NICHOLAS K Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,729.93 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN MOE, VILMA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,729.44 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOSEPH Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,729.20 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, CHRISTOPER M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,729.10 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, VIRGINIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,729.10 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, MELISSA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,729.10 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MATTHEW K Employer name Washington County Amount $56,728.93 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTER, JENNIFER A Employer name Chemung County Amount $56,728.84 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, SHARON R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,728.62 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, MARIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,728.52 Date 12/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PATRICK Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $56,728.36 Date 05/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,728.35 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARFIELD, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $56,727.90 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWVINE, LINDSAY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,727.30 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRIG, JENNIFER L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $56,726.51 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTNIEWSKI, DAVID S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,726.32 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALKOWSKI, DONNA J Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $56,726.22 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STASIK, BARTLOMIEJ Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,725.96 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EANNIELLO, DANIEL Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,725.81 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGER, MICHAEL S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,725.80 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEAZY, VIVIAN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,725.73 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, ERNESTINE A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,725.68 Date 09/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPMAN, LEE A Employer name Gorham Middlesex CSD Amount $56,725.57 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLI, KENNETH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,725.40 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, SUZANNE M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $56,725.28 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, LYNNE M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $56,725.22 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPWOOD, TRACY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,725.17 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ERIC D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,725.12 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTIC WILLIAMS, YOLANDA J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,724.83 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIA, RAUL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,724.74 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENAN, FARRA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,724.24 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, KELLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,723.85 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAES, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $56,723.76 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROWSKI, KIMBERLY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,723.68 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDELLO, LYNN B Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,723.66 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEON, RAFAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,723.27 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NTOKO, KIDAYA D Employer name Orange County Amount $56,723.26 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSE, NICOLE M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $56,723.19 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, DARRIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,723.15 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOAN H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $56,723.13 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,722.94 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System