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 WINTERS, VINCENT M Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $55,943.60 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, TWANETTE V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,943.34 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHN, LEE A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,943.33 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLS, BRIAN P Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $55,943.17 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERULA, LAURIE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,943.13 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, JAMES A, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,943.10 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,942.92 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLIS, TODD M Employer name Broome County Amount $55,942.64 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, STEPHEN C Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $55,942.38 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUNDUAGA, FREDY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,942.32 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, BRANDON A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $55,942.31 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENNY, JOANN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,942.27 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $55,942.22 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,942.14 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAB, DIANE G Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,942.10 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOZWIAK, DEREK R Employer name Erie County Amount $55,941.91 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANTHONY C Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $55,941.77 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINDENHOFER, JODI L Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,941.70 Date 10/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,941.70 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIST, MARTIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,941.70 Date 07/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN LOUIS, KAREEN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,941.45 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, REBECCA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,941.26 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, ROSANA L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,941.20 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGGS, JENNIFER R Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,941.00 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DIANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,940.84 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GABRIELLA ROSA Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $55,940.46 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JASON R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $55,939.80 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IRIS Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,939.52 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, LORETTA M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,939.32 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, TERESA A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,939.15 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN-CONNORS, HEIDI L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,939.10 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, FRANCIS E Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $55,938.56 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRBA, SUSAN M Employer name Chenango Valley CSD Amount $55,938.51 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUMBACH, JENNIFER C Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,938.49 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ESPERANZA G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,938.28 Date 05/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, RANDALL T Employer name Village of Nelliston Amount $55,937.68 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVOCA, MARIE A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $55,937.62 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCZYK, ERIC J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,937.42 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MERVIN S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $55,936.97 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, KATIEMARIE M A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,936.89 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JENNIFER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,936.64 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDER, ANDREW D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $55,936.35 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, RONALD J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,936.34 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW-HOLLA, KATHY L Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $55,936.16 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, STEVEN Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,936.04 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE J Employer name Washington County Amount $55,935.86 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANGER, MARK A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $55,935.84 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, KAREN E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,935.40 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, TRAVIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,935.40 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFFARO, MICHAEL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,935.40 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOCCA, CHRISTINA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,935.40 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YILDIRIM, SARA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,935.40 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ALICIA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,935.36 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLENDORFF, WALTER G, JR Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $55,935.32 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SYLETA C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,935.26 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,935.24 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, RAFAEL M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $55,935.19 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, WAYNE L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,935.04 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIDDLE, DANIEL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,934.88 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, JUDITH J Employer name Orange County Amount $55,934.83 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,934.63 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIANSKY, DENISE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,934.54 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDY, CODY M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $55,934.46 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, WAI-KA C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,934.38 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSWORTH, JENNIFER L Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $55,933.96 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, LINDA M Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $55,933.96 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKOWSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $55,933.96 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, MICHAEL R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,933.83 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCINIELLO, ANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,933.70 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESEBRO, ANNA M Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,933.45 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, MARIE A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,933.36 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, GARY S Employer name Orange County Amount $55,933.29 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, ROXANNE L Employer name Orange County Amount $55,933.26 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ANA M Employer name Orange County Amount $55,933.25 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA Employer name Orange County Amount $55,933.25 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, TRACY A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,933.11 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIK, STEVEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,933.04 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMA, LILAH J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $55,932.89 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIDORI, PATRICK J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,932.82 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS B Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,932.81 Date 04/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSER, STEVEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,932.21 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, CHRIS R Employer name Town of Ulysses Amount $55,931.49 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANA, HOOVER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,931.31 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLER, INDA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,931.29 Date 04/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, HEATHER M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,931.07 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARABY, LAUREN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,931.01 Date 11/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GREGORY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,930.88 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, DIANE C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $55,930.87 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUST, HEATHER T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,930.85 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, SAMANTHA J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,930.65 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CALLAGHAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,930.56 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIN, KELLY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $55,930.48 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUNG, WILLIAM M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $55,930.47 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $55,930.40 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SATTLER, VERONICA A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,930.24 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, RAY R Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,930.13 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, LISA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,930.07 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLICHIO, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,929.86 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITOR, JAMES E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,929.71 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKKEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,929.69 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System