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 RUBINSTEIN, BROOKE B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $56,722.89 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, CATHERINE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,722.85 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, VALERIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,722.61 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, JOSEPH S Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $56,722.24 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, LAURA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,722.12 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCHOBRADSKY, NANCY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $56,721.78 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHETTI, JUDITH S Employer name Se NY Library Resource Council Amount $56,721.78 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, MICHELLE L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $56,721.49 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITAIN, PHILIP P Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $56,721.33 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, LILLIAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,720.86 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, JAMES F, JR Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $56,720.60 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUCK, GARY W Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $56,720.49 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,720.48 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONIUS, THOMAS R Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,720.34 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOSEPH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,720.30 Date 02/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIARITY, TIMOTHY S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,719.40 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUDD, GEORGE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,719.36 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, NATHANIEL E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $56,719.34 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MELISSA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,718.72 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRIAN T Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,718.61 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, PAMELA E Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $56,718.55 Date 01/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLETT, ELIZABETH H Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,718.45 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGUDEN, ELAINE Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $56,718.40 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD M Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $56,718.10 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE-SEXTON, FRANCENE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,718.00 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREILICH, ELAINE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,718.00 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, SUZANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,718.00 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, SHARON MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,718.00 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACH, JANIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,718.00 Date 08/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, KATRINA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,717.96 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILUCKY, JOHN L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $56,717.85 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSZYK, SANDRA J Employer name Orleans County Amount $56,717.77 Date 09/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSEY, KEVIN T Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $56,717.74 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, CATHERINE A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $56,717.34 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIN, SHAWN L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $56,716.86 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNKOOP, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $56,716.65 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSHUWEIT, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,716.51 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLO, KERRY M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $56,716.50 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGLIONE, PATRICIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $56,716.41 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRERA, KELLEY J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,716.40 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNA, THERESA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $56,716.39 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNINO, CLAUDIO A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $56,716.32 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINBERG, ANDREA L Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,716.25 Date 03/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, RONALD R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,715.95 Date 07/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CESARIO, JOAN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,715.85 Date 06/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMIN, CHERILYN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,715.70 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOST, ELIZABETH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,715.49 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, ANTHONY Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $56,714.82 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, JEANNIE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $56,714.79 Date 05/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELLA, RONALD J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $56,714.71 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSWIJK, AGNETHA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,714.68 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, PAUL F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,714.30 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLYDAY, SARAH N Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,714.28 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTOLO, FRANK M Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,714.06 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLARD, SETH J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $56,714.03 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNICHIARICO, DONNA M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $56,714.02 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMM, JANET L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $56,713.28 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTELE, KIMBERELY A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $56,713.22 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-DAVIS, JOSEPH D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,712.30 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JOHN P Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $56,711.88 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCHENOUGH, KATHY M Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,711.83 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RAE Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $56,711.66 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SHERRY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,711.16 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ROCCO R Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $56,711.00 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLIDGE, STEVEN R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,710.98 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CURTIS S Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,710.60 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JEAN G Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,710.33 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, SCOTT B Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $56,710.15 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBERGER, CATHERINE A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $56,709.73 Date 03/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, LILLIANNE Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $56,709.50 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ELIZABETH M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $56,709.33 Date 02/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, LARRY P Employer name Town of Brasher Amount $56,709.31 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURPIN, SUZANNE Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,709.25 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, ANITA W Employer name Broome County Amount $56,708.87 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, PETER T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $56,708.41 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, DONNA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,708.26 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, JAVIER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,708.20 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLINGAME, TERRI Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,708.14 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, ANTHONY G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,707.49 Date 09/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODKIN, KEVIN P Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $56,707.46 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, TANIKA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,707.39 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,707.03 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, BRIANA N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,706.74 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, YVONNE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,706.71 Date 09/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARGAUX J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $56,706.58 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICK C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,706.18 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICCIA, DAWN C Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $56,705.96 Date 10/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLY, MICHAEL W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,705.84 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, MARYANN E Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $56,705.67 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABAMONTE, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $56,705.64 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, ISAAC L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,705.42 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, TODD A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $56,705.41 Date 05/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTO, ALEXANDER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,705.34 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CYNTHIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,705.29 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, DANIEL K Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,705.22 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, LESLIE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,705.17 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,705.03 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, EUNICE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,704.87 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,704.59 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, MICHELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,704.01 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System