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 PIVOVONSKY, FRANCES M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $56,642.65 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $56,642.56 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORD, SHIRLEY C Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $56,642.53 Date 07/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, JENNIFER Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,642.26 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDENSTICKER, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,642.14 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-CUTOLO, JEANETTE Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,642.04 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WARREN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,641.72 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, THOMAS W Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $56,641.31 Date 05/12/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICUCCI, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,641.19 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, CASEY A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,641.03 Date 07/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, ADAM R Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,640.87 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVOE, MEAGAN N Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,640.79 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPANAQUE, JANE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,640.68 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, DEREK E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $56,640.48 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNN, JOSEPHINE Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $56,640.01 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARKINSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $56,639.94 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, MARY T Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,639.89 Date 03/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JOHN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,639.63 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHERYL A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,639.23 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, KYLE M Employer name City of Troy Amount $56,639.23 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTICH, GEORGE D, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,638.73 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MELANIE D Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $56,638.70 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISSON, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $56,638.54 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEBORAH A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $56,637.85 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, ADAM J Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $56,637.66 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCE, LISA A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $56,637.40 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, SANDRA L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $56,637.30 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, KAREN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,637.22 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, LEIGHTON C N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,637.22 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRIDGET E Employer name Albany County Amount $56,637.16 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KIRSTEN E Employer name Albany County Amount $56,637.11 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Royalton Amount $56,636.73 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREAU, JASON H Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,636.71 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGUSON, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Massena Amount $56,636.68 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNARO, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,636.64 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAL, TANYA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $56,636.30 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LORETTA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,636.04 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOLUPO, VIRGINIA Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $56,636.00 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TROY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,635.98 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAYSON, JODIE Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,635.80 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ISABEL Employer name Orange County Amount $56,635.20 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JUDE A Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $56,635.13 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZZI, DONALD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,634.79 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,634.40 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ERIC Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $56,634.40 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, THERESA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,634.24 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDISON, SARA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,634.21 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $56,633.24 Date 08/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, CRYSTAL L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,633.18 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNEY, ELISABETH P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,633.01 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURICELLA, MELISSA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,632.93 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CLAY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,632.90 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAKE A Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,632.86 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONO, RICHARD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,632.27 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVANOVIC, MICHAEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,632.27 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, THOMAS J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,631.78 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACON, VICTOR F Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $56,631.75 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DAVID T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,631.58 Date 12/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELEYE, ESTHER I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,631.46 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKATT, MARIE L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $56,631.43 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $56,631.42 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHANTILET S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $56,631.33 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SHARON D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,631.32 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, JACQUELINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,631.26 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, SEAN C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,630.22 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, CHERYL A Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $56,629.78 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, JOHN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,629.71 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JOSEPH M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $56,629.50 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELL-DONOHUE, DEBORA A Employer name Greene County Amount $56,629.50 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, MARIE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,629.34 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, FITZROY A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,629.10 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, RENE A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $56,628.47 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPKA, TAFFEY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,628.25 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHM, JANET Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $56,628.12 Date 12/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULITO, JAMES M Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,627.80 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLING, JUDITH L Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $56,627.74 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LAWRENCE R Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $56,627.45 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, JESSICA K Employer name Allegany County Amount $56,627.34 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRONE, MARY B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,627.17 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, JENNIFER L Employer name Broome County Amount $56,627.11 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILDER, HEATHER A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,626.92 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI-HUGHES, ANGELA C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,626.91 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, DONALD L Employer name Bainbridge-Guilford CSD Amount $56,626.68 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, JOSEPH C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,626.65 Date 09/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDINO, MATTHEW V Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $56,626.54 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, FRED C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $56,626.42 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSTAL, EDO Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $56,626.16 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, CAROLINE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,626.03 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, BRENDA L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $56,625.60 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, SUSAN Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $56,625.39 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MOORE, MARVIN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $56,625.28 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DEBRA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,625.17 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, WILLIAM K Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,624.99 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, MARK J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,624.93 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHERIE A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $56,624.36 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSE, DEBRA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $56,624.33 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRINATO, CARRIE Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,624.10 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, PAUL R Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $56,624.00 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JEAN LOUIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,623.70 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARING, JASON Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $56,623.45 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System