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 ALLEGRETTI, DAWN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,929.57 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMANN, LORI Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,929.45 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, JAMES D, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,929.32 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDOTA, MARY ANN Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $55,929.05 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEARMAN, JEANINE N Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $55,929.04 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAME, VERNON M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,928.90 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, TINA M Employer name Madison County Amount $55,928.88 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, RUTH A Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $55,928.60 Date 12/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, MARK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,928.55 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, CHARLES G Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,928.55 Date 11/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESCERA, MINA Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,928.28 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Springville Amount $55,927.92 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,927.50 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRICELLI, NICOLE D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $55,927.25 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLECKI, SANDRA A Employer name Cheektowaga CSD Amount $55,927.21 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, KEVIN M Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $55,927.14 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $55,927.08 Date 11/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRE, ILONA K Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $55,926.85 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PHILIP R, JR Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $55,926.82 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KRISTEN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $55,926.62 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, JOYCE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,926.62 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMANS, MICHAEL C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,926.40 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LESLEE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,926.04 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RENEE E Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,925.98 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, HOLLY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,925.88 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $55,925.71 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSIER, SAPRINA C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,925.17 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRES, JOSEPH A Employer name Madison County Amount $55,925.11 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LINDA J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,924.71 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNER, TRACEY D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $55,924.70 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEENO, PHILIP L Employer name Erie County Amount $55,924.69 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VALERIE A Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,924.61 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERKEY, ADAM J Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,924.49 Date 10/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL N Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,924.41 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATZ, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,924.41 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTEDT-SIMMONS, BETHENE A Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,924.40 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, DENNIS W Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,924.40 Date 02/19/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONKEY, PATRICIA Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,924.30 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEI, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $55,924.19 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYNE, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $55,924.10 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATTENBERGER, RANDALL D Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,924.08 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, ELYSIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,923.75 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILYNSKI, CHRISTINE R Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,923.59 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, MARGARET M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,923.51 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSNEY, KORTNIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,923.49 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MARK A Employer name Warren County Amount $55,923.48 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNES, MIGUEL A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,922.96 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, JUDITH M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,922.83 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLITI, DANUTA Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $55,922.78 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, MIGUEL A Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,922.73 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPSON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,922.57 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, DEBORA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,922.13 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINGART, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $55,922.11 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, STACEY L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $55,921.92 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROM, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,921.67 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,921.65 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARL O, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,921.35 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPPA, FRANCIS R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,921.33 Date 12/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, LORI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,921.31 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, COLLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,921.31 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMAO, JOHN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,921.31 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGESHALL, PAULA RAE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,921.31 Date 01/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCASALE, MARY ANN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,921.31 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGLER, CHERYL L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,921.31 Date 07/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, COLLETTE C Employer name City of Geneva Amount $55,921.19 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSZYNSKI, KENNETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,921.06 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DURWOOD L, JR Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,921.00 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, KAREN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,920.86 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ERNEST A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $55,920.81 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEFELDT, JOANNE R Employer name Wilson CSD Amount $55,920.69 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, GREGORY D Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $55,920.50 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DUSTIN G Employer name Saratoga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $55,920.00 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, JOHN F Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,919.84 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVELLO, JOHN Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $55,919.73 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICILLINI, ELENA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,919.38 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, JAMES C, JR Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $55,919.35 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, STEPHEN G Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,919.23 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,919.21 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCCHESI, JOHN Employer name Department of State Amount $55,919.18 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, RENEE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $55,919.10 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNERT, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $55,918.97 Date 12/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFATA, JOHN-PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,918.72 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVINSKI, COLLEEN E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,918.38 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, CAREN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,918.34 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INROY, ERIC W Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,918.16 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWCZAK, DONALD W, JR Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $55,918.13 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALIZIO, DEBORAH Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $55,918.12 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRICH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,917.55 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, JOSEPH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,917.42 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, QUINCY M Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $55,917.28 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEBRA L Employer name Port Jefferson Fire District Amount $55,917.26 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOSIAN, LAURIE A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,916.97 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDOIN, DAVID H Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,916.70 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, CRAIG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,916.63 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, JOHN R Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $55,916.13 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROW, TRACI A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,916.10 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARMELLO, LORI M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $55,916.06 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, EDWARD L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,916.05 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, KARDEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,916.05 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDECUTT, MICHAEL E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,916.05 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System