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, REBECCA I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,100.37 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, SUZANNE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $56,099.81 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISM, JAMES T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,099.46 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, LISA M Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $56,099.42 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SCOTT T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,099.36 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, WENDY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,099.16 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, SCOTT C Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $56,099.09 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIO, KAREN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,098.94 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, PATRICIA T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,098.77 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, CHERYL E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $56,098.75 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, MARCY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $56,098.64 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN M Employer name Broome County Amount $56,098.35 Date 11/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ERIC J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,098.30 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMIRE, KAREN M Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $56,097.70 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, TRAVON S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,097.68 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $56,097.47 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, ROBERT M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $56,097.23 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, JOSEPH Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $56,097.17 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $56,097.13 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EURICH, HERMAN A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $56,097.09 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCISM, BRENDA G Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,097.02 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGER, RHONDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,096.99 Date 06/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLETT, COREY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,096.23 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCELY-DELY, MYRIAM Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,095.62 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, MARK A Employer name City of Beacon Amount $56,095.59 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, COREY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,095.25 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, LAWRENCE R Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $56,095.16 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,094.94 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMANOVIC, ZERINA Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,094.90 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, JOHN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,094.79 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $56,093.88 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, MATTHEW W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,093.86 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROFF, CHARLES D JR Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $56,093.84 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFEO, ADRIANA G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,093.65 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, DEVON N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,093.65 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BRANDON J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,093.65 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JORDAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,093.65 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, PATRICE J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $56,093.21 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALLS, CAROL A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $56,093.11 Date 12/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAYUA, MICHELLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,092.84 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAD, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $56,092.50 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINHAUER, FRANCIS L, III Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $56,092.34 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, MARGARET M Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $56,092.31 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCARDI, GARY Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,092.05 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONTRAGER, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Darien Amount $56,091.87 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, JOHN J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $56,091.72 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DULMAGE, STEPHEN G Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $56,091.66 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,091.31 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, MICHAEL A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $56,091.22 Date 11/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, LICIA Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $56,091.19 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEVES, DONNA M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $56,091.01 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, MEAGAN D Employer name Education Department Amount $56,090.95 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, JENNY B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,090.89 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TSHOMBE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,090.82 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, LYNN AYNE Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $56,090.72 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAINGER, NATASHA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,090.53 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIOROWSKI, MARIANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,090.26 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIPLE, ELIZABETH M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,090.05 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PETER J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $56,089.97 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DECHELLE M Employer name Education Department Amount $56,089.84 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGTO, JODI L Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,089.50 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, LOUISE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $56,089.47 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, PATRICK P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,089.31 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCURA, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,089.30 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ERIN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,089.30 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, OMAR R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,089.15 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, JOHN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,088.96 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,088.93 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTATICE, WENDY L Employer name Court of Claims Amount $56,088.81 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, BRYAN G Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $56,088.80 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOTTI, LOURDES M Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,088.72 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, BERNARD H, JR Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,088.00 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-WATKIN, MELISSA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,087.70 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENK, TIMOTHY A Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $56,087.46 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARICK, STACIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $56,087.15 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEREMUGA, GAIL M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,086.98 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, TERI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,086.87 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, THOMAS T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $56,086.71 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, JANINE VILLELA Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $56,086.12 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERENTHAL, KAREN J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $56,086.08 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVERE, MARGARET F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,086.04 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,085.91 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIANNI, SALVATORE A, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,085.80 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGUE, ROBERT A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,085.71 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, ANNE E Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $56,085.57 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, SHAVONNE M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $56,085.53 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFIE, GANIMA I Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,085.52 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, JEAN F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,085.32 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, KATHERINE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,085.31 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ELIZABETH Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,085.01 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, LAURA A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $56,084.63 Date 06/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Bristol Amount $56,084.43 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, TAJ A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $56,084.37 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYANGAGA, MILCAH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,084.06 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, CRAIG J Employer name City of Norwich Amount $56,084.04 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSADA, STEVEN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $56,084.03 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, PHYLLIS M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $56,084.00 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYMAN, WILLIAM E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $56,084.00 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JERRY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,083.73 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUX, GEORGE T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,083.68 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System