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 HLAVAC, MARY A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,558.02 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, REBECCA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,557.95 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, DENISE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,557.93 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, EDWARD C Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $56,557.61 Date 11/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, COLIN C Employer name Erie County Amount $56,557.47 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SHAVONNE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $56,557.41 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, CHARLES C Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $56,557.21 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, TAMI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,557.05 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIOT, RICHARD A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,556.82 Date 12/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, CLAIRE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,556.75 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, AMBER Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $56,556.73 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,556.70 Date 11/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,556.70 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, RENEE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,556.59 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAH, ROBIN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,556.52 Date 04/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTLIEB, RANDALL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,556.43 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, DOUGLAS A Employer name Essex County Amount $56,556.31 Date 02/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEANETTA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,556.30 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMMLER, LUCAS D Employer name Washington County Amount $56,556.29 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSUSKY, JOHN C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $56,556.27 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKS, JACQUELINE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,555.91 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRIS FULLER Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,555.87 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, EDWARD R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,555.80 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, MARTHA C Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $56,555.78 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUHAS, KENNETH J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,555.74 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGNER, NANCY A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $56,555.48 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, VERNON Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $56,555.04 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, CHARITY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,554.94 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSYCHAS, DENISE Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $56,554.65 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUBBA, JOSEPH Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $56,554.50 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAZIN, FRITZ, JR Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,554.46 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMPHAL, KAMINI Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,554.13 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,553.59 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,553.45 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, DANIEL F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,553.43 Date 10/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKLE, KEVIN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,553.35 Date 05/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBRA, CASEY G Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $56,552.88 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, MATTHEW W Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,552.82 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, GARY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,552.51 Date 08/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURONE, FRANK T Employer name Warren County Amount $56,552.37 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLINI, TERRI L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,552.33 Date 08/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, DENISE P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,552.04 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, GRANT A Employer name Town of Olive Amount $56,551.99 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, KENNETH D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,551.76 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $56,551.74 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, EMILY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,551.70 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, ISAURA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,551.61 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYE, SAYINGA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,550.76 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYE, BRIAN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,550.75 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIMAGLIA, DEBRA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,550.62 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUENAS, STEVE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,550.62 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JUNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,550.62 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ISMAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,550.41 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-SILAS, JOANNE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $56,550.09 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, GARY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,550.03 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, SUSAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,549.68 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFNER, RENITA M Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,549.60 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ROBERT A Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $56,549.54 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, CLAIRE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,548.94 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOLD, DANIEL A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,548.86 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANGSTER, JESSIE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,548.53 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, CATHERINE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $56,548.50 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTI, JEANNE A Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $56,548.39 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAGLIA, PAULA M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $56,548.30 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOCSKO, TAMI-LYN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,548.19 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RULAND, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $56,548.04 Date 01/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIVERS, BRIAN D Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $56,548.01 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIETH, RUSSELL B Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,547.98 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, NORMAN L Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $56,547.74 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, ADAM W Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $56,547.48 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, REGINA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,547.47 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGENSTERN, NANCY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,547.46 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, THOMAS Employer name Orange County Amount $56,547.27 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI TWAROZEK, ANNAMARIA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,547.04 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMOND, STEPHEN A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $56,547.04 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, TINA M Employer name Seneca County Amount $56,546.30 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERT, GLENN B Employer name Warren County Amount $56,546.25 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, DONNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,546.21 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHURI, BISWENDU Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,546.13 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, CHARLES S Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,546.04 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, GERALD T Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $56,545.84 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BENNY Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,545.31 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $56,545.18 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORACI, DONNA L Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $56,544.81 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLIVER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Chenango County Amount $56,544.74 Date 03/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, WARD H Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,544.66 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALIQUETTE, SCOTT D Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $56,544.64 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUENCER, TAMRA J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $56,544.57 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, PATRICK G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,544.41 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZE, STACY R Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $56,544.34 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYERS, DIANA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,544.16 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERD, PAMELA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,543.48 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JACK Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $56,543.46 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,543.41 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELVECCHIO, PAUL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $56,543.28 Date 06/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, DAVID Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $56,543.23 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMET, RANDY D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $56,543.12 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,542.96 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODANZIO, JOHN A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $56,542.78 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGERWALT, TERESA K Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,542.71 Date 04/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System