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 GAY, JOHN W Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $56,042.03 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORDON, CORINNA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $56,041.85 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, PHYLLIS A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,041.84 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JULETTE F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $56,041.66 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, GAY M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $56,041.60 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, HARISHCHANDRA R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $56,041.57 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINLEIN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,041.41 Date 08/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, BRANDI M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $56,041.36 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIVIVGTON-WOLF, COURTNEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,041.19 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVITT, FLORA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $56,041.10 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEANNETTE D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,041.01 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTENUCCI, STEVEN M, II Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $56,040.90 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUD, ROBIN S Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,040.52 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENKE, BRIAN C Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,040.51 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNAN, JEFFERY P Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,040.50 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SHELIA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,040.48 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARDEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $56,040.43 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKWERA, JOHN-PAUL A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $56,040.36 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MARTHA Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $56,040.31 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, CHARLES, III Employer name Town of Somers Amount $56,040.08 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LAURIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,039.96 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BYRON D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,039.87 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ROBIN D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,039.81 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROCCO-GREENBERG, REINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,039.66 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPARRON, COLLEEN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $56,039.60 Date 06/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARY, KATHERINE J Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $56,039.30 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, THOMAS G, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,038.72 Date 03/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VICTOR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $56,038.63 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, DAVID M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,038.32 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Duanesburg Amount $56,038.31 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, JO-ANN M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $56,038.27 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DANIEL J Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $56,038.24 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAETANO, ADRIENNE J Employer name Department of Law Amount $56,038.13 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, ROBERT A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,038.02 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINELLI, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,037.91 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $56,037.75 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, LIESA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,037.37 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUERO, LUIS A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $56,037.35 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHRINGER, ANDREA A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,037.20 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAFFLE, ERIC C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $56,037.20 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMRO, ROXANNE Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $56,037.18 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGUE, KIMBERLY F Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,037.11 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, JAMES A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $56,037.11 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, ARAN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,036.97 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMON, CARL E Employer name Town of Danby Amount $56,036.60 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, HAROLD K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,036.31 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, DONNA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,035.90 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, CLAUDIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,035.90 Date 07/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHET, VALLEEN R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,035.90 Date 01/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, SHARON V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,035.81 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, YVETTE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $56,035.73 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONICK, MARY A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,035.72 Date 11/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, TONYA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $56,035.63 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAST, KRISTY L Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,035.55 Date 01/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBADA MORA, GABRIELLA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $56,035.19 Date 07/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, BEVERLY L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $56,034.93 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,034.36 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, YRALEE Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $56,034.32 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDARELLI, MARGARET Employer name City of White Plains Amount $56,034.19 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGARTEN, BARRY C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $56,033.95 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERIUS, KETTIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,033.52 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, REYNALDO Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,033.34 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACCINO, BRENDA-JEAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,033.32 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO MONACO, MICHAEL B Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,033.18 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLBACH, CORIE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $56,032.75 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $56,032.73 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDERIG, MARGARET M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $56,032.63 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLING, SHAWNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,032.46 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPICOTTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $56,032.35 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNENKAMP, PAUL M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,032.17 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVEN, CYNTHIA M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,032.17 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LUCAS P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,031.68 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILIPCZUK, JON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,031.63 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASITCH, BRETT L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $56,031.63 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MAGDALENA R Employer name Delaware County Amount $56,031.51 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLY, D'HAITI Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,031.50 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRY, HELENE T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $56,031.34 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, SUAVAY O Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $56,031.31 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTENRING, ERNEST T Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $56,031.26 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIKELLY, CLENARD A Employer name Department of State Amount $56,031.10 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ALFRED G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $56,031.00 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JEANNE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,030.86 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPAYO, DAMARIS L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,030.71 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LISA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,030.53 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARZZARELLA, LENORE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $56,030.34 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, EMILY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,030.31 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LE ANNE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,030.31 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD C, II Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $56,030.31 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSULIK, VALARIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,030.29 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PATRICK J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,029.80 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,029.70 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, ROBIN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,029.41 Date 01/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERINA, TEAH M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,028.99 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHAD W Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $56,028.79 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZIMENTI, DAWN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,028.56 Date 06/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RACHEL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,028.50 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULIGA, PATRICIA B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,028.46 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, KYRA R Employer name Schoharie County Amount $56,028.42 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, DANIEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,028.03 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JONATHAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,027.99 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System