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 JONES, ANGELENE Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,590.21 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, MARYGRACE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,590.13 Date 08/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERKIN, DYLAN J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,589.89 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLO, BRUCE T Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $56,589.86 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYBURN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $56,589.84 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL F Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $56,589.83 Date 05/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $56,589.52 Date 11/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, LAURIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,589.43 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, DAWN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,589.42 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TERRI L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,589.36 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, ELIZABETH HONEY J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $56,589.29 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, CAREEN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,589.28 Date 10/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMO, FLORENCE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,589.27 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKLEN, JOHN M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $56,588.68 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARZ, STEVEN T Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $56,588.58 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, GAIL H Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $56,588.38 Date 05/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURIE, ANDREW J Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $56,588.34 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, KIM M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,588.14 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENREICH, LAURA M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $56,587.73 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $56,586.85 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, ROBERT P Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,586.78 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLEBRAND, MICHELE M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $56,586.37 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, LINDA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,586.13 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, JEFF H Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,586.08 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIVE, MATTHEW E Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,586.01 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHCROFT, KRISTINA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,585.88 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, FRANK A Employer name Yates County Amount $56,585.83 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, PATRICIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,585.79 Date 10/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, JEFFREY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,585.64 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, KRYSTLE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,585.36 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABREGAS, DANIELLE L Employer name Tioga County Amount $56,585.34 Date 09/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, BRIAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,585.04 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEY, KARYA E Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $56,584.66 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MATTHEW C Employer name Education Department Amount $56,584.62 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ILVENNIE, SHAUN T Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,584.56 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VEIGH, KATIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,584.23 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLONTZ, BRENDON C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,584.08 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOR, DAVID E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,584.07 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMIENTI, DENISE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,584.05 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUCHESNE, BARBARA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,584.00 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, CARMELA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $56,583.88 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,583.87 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALEK, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,583.67 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, KENT M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,583.50 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, SUZANNE T Employer name Washington County Amount $56,583.43 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNAUTZ, BRITTANY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $56,582.90 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBENER, PHILIP W, SR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,582.88 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, JEFFREY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,582.67 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, ILANA R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $56,582.59 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGUS, DONNA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,582.15 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLNICK, KELLY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,582.15 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIGGS, CRAIG V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,582.13 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JOHN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,581.94 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DEBORAH R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,581.94 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACKELTON, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Oneonta Amount $56,581.90 Date 08/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETEMIT, CARMEN D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $56,581.50 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACOPASI, MARGARET J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $56,581.49 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAWN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $56,581.39 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, JANINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,581.35 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOVERN, JACQUELINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,581.18 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, JOSEPH A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,580.92 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, JUSTIN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $56,580.88 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APGAR, MARY ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,580.77 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, RONALD J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,580.18 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROUGHS, RICHARD D, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $56,580.04 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, KEVIN S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,579.70 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EDWIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,579.61 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TAWANNA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,579.36 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCH, RONALD C Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $56,579.18 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNAMMA T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,579.04 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, JULIA E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $56,578.82 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMANI, MANSUKH M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,578.70 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDREA, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,578.68 Date 07/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAVE, SHEA P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $56,578.66 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHNER, RICHARD K Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $56,578.50 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, ERICA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,578.48 Date 09/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROMAN, CHARLES J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,578.40 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAY, SHANISE E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,578.31 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, ALEXIS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,578.20 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, C SCOTT Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $56,578.03 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACEK, REBECCA R Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $56,577.77 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $56,577.59 Date 11/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DICK F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,577.01 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JAMES R Employer name Education Department Amount $56,576.85 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUTZKY, AMY R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $56,576.74 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLEGAS, SANDRA Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,576.71 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, JULIE C Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $56,576.56 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $56,576.50 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ADELBERT L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $56,576.28 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, ERIN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,576.20 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, BRENDA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,576.18 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOVAL, CARMELLA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,576.09 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLTEN, STEVEN D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $56,576.05 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUND, JANICE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $56,575.68 Date 10/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, HAROLD R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,575.12 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, OBOTO Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $56,575.01 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIFERMAN, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,574.89 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URCIUOLI, SHARON L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,574.89 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Orange County Amount $56,574.86 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LUCINDA K Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $56,574.54 Date 08/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System