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 NASH, DIANE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,508.93 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,508.92 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $56,508.92 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZO, STEPHEN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,508.90 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISKRA, TIMOTHY P Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $56,508.90 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $56,508.90 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCH, DIANE J Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $56,508.80 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, BRIAN S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $56,508.78 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GISELA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,508.67 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, KATHERINE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,508.65 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBOLDT, ISAAC N Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $56,508.63 Date 09/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGNESS, AMANDA J Employer name Albany County Amount $56,508.37 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMKO, RICHARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,508.30 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, SCOTT J Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $56,508.30 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CHRISTINE E Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $56,508.28 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHARDT, NOREEN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $56,507.96 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YORGI, JENNIFER A Employer name Village of Piermont Amount $56,507.80 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, RHONDA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,507.52 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGENSMITH, STEVEN G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,507.05 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, D'ANDRE O Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $56,507.00 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRIE, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,506.93 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, AMANDA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $56,506.92 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, JENNIFER J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,506.44 Date 04/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JASON T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,506.35 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,506.19 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, TRACEY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,505.37 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORROW, SEAN M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,504.95 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, THOMAS J Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,504.84 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $56,503.99 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, PHYLLIS Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $56,503.93 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRYE, ZACHERIE E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $56,503.87 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,503.64 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAWN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,503.40 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, DELFINA A Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $56,503.37 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, NICHOLAS E Employer name Belgrave Water Poll Control Dist Amount $56,503.32 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIWANA, CHARANJOT S Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $56,503.31 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, ANGELA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,503.27 Date 04/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JODI L Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,502.64 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIEL, MYRNA B Employer name Orange County Amount $56,501.96 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROSEMARIE Employer name Broome County Amount $56,501.95 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, THOMAS M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $56,501.89 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SCOTT Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,501.82 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SCOTT R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $56,501.34 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGFIELD, STEVEN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,501.27 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, CAROL S Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $56,501.07 Date 11/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARY ANN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,500.91 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $56,500.88 Date 11/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, DANA G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,500.76 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, OLGA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,500.60 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TRACY A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $56,500.57 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RANDALL M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $56,500.40 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGO, STEVEN TUNG Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $56,500.07 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATES, JOHN C, II Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $56,499.95 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHULEYAN, OMANA Employer name Port Chester Housing Authority Amount $56,499.60 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,498.52 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WAYNE F, II Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,498.41 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNABY, BRANDON Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,498.29 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEY, AYESHA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,498.18 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KRISTA R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,498.07 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KATHRYN P Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $56,497.93 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, STEPHANIE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,497.73 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODKIN, KRISTEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,497.47 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, DENISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,497.28 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, MELANIE A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,497.20 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLIN, MARJORIE A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $56,497.01 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAKELEY, ROBERT P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $56,497.00 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MARGOT L Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $56,496.69 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, GINA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,496.62 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANG, MARY JO Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,496.30 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIKSEN, KELLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,496.18 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, JEANNINE C Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $56,496.10 Date 02/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,496.10 Date 11/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDAMAN, MARLENE M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,496.10 Date 07/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYAN, WILLIAM C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,496.10 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL-ARMSTRONG, MARLENE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,496.10 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODALL, CHANDRAWATTIE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,495.96 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVITZER, ALISON B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,495.93 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBCOMBE, MARC J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,495.88 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZOTT, ROGER J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,495.72 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, QUETSIE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,495.67 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $56,495.50 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, MARK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,495.37 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANOK, JOHN F Employer name Orange County Amount $56,495.19 Date 05/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, TINA M Employer name Dalton-Nunda CSD Amount $56,495.19 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, SARAH J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,495.00 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DONALD A, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,494.85 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWER, LORI B C Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,494.56 Date 04/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISSEAU, NANCY E Employer name No Onondaga Library District Amount $56,494.26 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAINE, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $56,494.05 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRZADAS, RICHARD V Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $56,493.97 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKLIN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $56,493.93 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOMEI, GABRIELLE F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,493.74 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTEE, JANET M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $56,493.68 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LAURIE M Employer name Erie County Amount $56,493.40 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNERS, LISA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,493.27 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALRA, RICHA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,493.00 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, STEVE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,492.74 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, ROBERT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $56,492.37 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUIVEL, RICARDO Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $56,492.27 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGANA, AMADEO Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $56,491.99 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System