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 HISTED, LAURELAI M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $55,999.33 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, PHILLIP M Employer name Town of Parishville Amount $55,999.31 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, JUAN F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,999.10 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALEA, MARY Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $55,999.02 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, RENEE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,998.89 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $55,998.63 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, WILLIAM G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,998.39 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ERIN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,998.11 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITI, JOHN P, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,997.90 Date 08/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSIONS, KAREN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,997.51 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Saratoga Springs Housing Auth Amount $55,997.41 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAWN L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,997.15 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BERNADETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,996.95 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DEBORAH A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,996.93 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, MURRY A Employer name Madison County Amount $55,996.92 Date 08/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JEFFREY D Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,996.91 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRINO, ANGELO Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,996.88 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DANIEL L, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,996.76 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIBILE, ANGELA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,996.59 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, KENNETH R Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $55,996.29 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ERIN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,996.28 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTOCKY, PETER Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $55,996.20 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JOSEPH G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,996.03 Date 01/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MARGARET A Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $55,996.02 Date 09/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, MARC H Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $55,995.92 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, AMY M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,995.12 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JOEL C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,994.94 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, KATHLEEN M Employer name Court of Claims Amount $55,994.75 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERANCE, AMANDA B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, KAREN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CATHY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, CHRISTINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, SUSAN W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CATHERINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 11/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITSCHLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, VALERIE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNE, DIANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, DAWN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, MICHELLE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATELLO, CAROLYN A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWKIRK, MARIE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, REBECCA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, DEBRA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPINO GONZALES, DIANE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNKLE, LORRAINE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CYNTHIA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAFFORD, CINDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NANCY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SANDRA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, JEAN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEICHNER, YOLANDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCIA, JENNIFER M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, MOLLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHIN, TAMARA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, LYNDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFENBACHER, SHERRI L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCH, DARCY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTEY, DEBRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTOM, SHELLY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, CATHERINE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENEY, YVONNE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHIRLEY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, ELIZABETH A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOPSON, CHRISTIE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNS, ELVIRA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, VICTORIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROCKE, EILEEN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOTT, JACQUELINE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBERT, SHELA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, VERNESSA D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ELLEN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LINDA A, MRS Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUFF, CHRISTINE E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, TONI M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, CHRYSTAL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASKOVSKI, DIANE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPI, WENDY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, STUART M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SUSAN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,994.75 Date 04/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, NELSON D Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,994.40 Date 01/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, PATRICK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,994.37 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, ANDREW L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,994.11 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLICUTT, JOE D Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $55,993.75 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, CRAIG S Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $55,993.74 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,993.68 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENGENROTH, EDWARD L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,993.60 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANDREW R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $55,992.78 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, BOBBY J, JR Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $55,992.69 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENAHAN, DAWN A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $55,992.58 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, PERRY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,992.56 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZARA, SUSAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,992.35 Date 05/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,992.28 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, LISA M Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $55,991.94 Date 05/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHMANN, FRANK Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,991.82 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System