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 SANTANA, ERASMO F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $55,899.86 Date 09/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, MELANIE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,899.69 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TYRONE, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,899.64 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIBBIN, STEVEN M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $55,899.64 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, ROBERT A Employer name Erie County Amount $55,899.59 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURENDA, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,899.58 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONDON, JAMES M Employer name Town of Clay Amount $55,899.33 Date 09/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELASKO, CORTNEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,898.64 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, AILEEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,898.56 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAMELA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,898.28 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOANNE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $55,898.22 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, KATHLEEN R Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $55,898.06 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JESSICA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,898.06 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, DANNY B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,897.99 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALBO, ANTHONY Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $55,897.95 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JENNIFER L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,897.94 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNING, TIMOTHY N Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $55,897.72 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, HENRY J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,897.23 Date 06/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGARBOME, LINDA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,897.09 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, SEAN W Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $55,897.07 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ALEX B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,896.81 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENZANO, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,896.41 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACK, BRENDA K Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $55,895.59 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, PAUL D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,895.57 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, MARCUS G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,895.37 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZARO, KATHLEEN A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $55,895.33 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TERRI A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,894.84 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRIAN K Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,894.81 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALYERS, DOROTHY W Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,893.84 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCI, CHARLES I, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,893.26 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, KEVIN M, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,892.79 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, KIA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,892.45 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, FRANCIS E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,892.42 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATHER, LYNNE C Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,892.20 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROIANNI, ADRIANA A Employer name Education Department Amount $55,892.11 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,891.92 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, EDNA A Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $55,891.92 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAFF, ANDREA G Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $55,891.80 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TIMOTHY M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $55,891.69 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRENDA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,891.41 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, JEANETTE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,891.12 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,890.98 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNALLS, DONALD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,890.93 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEQUINOT, RICHARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,890.70 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, MICHAEL H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,890.52 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, PAUL A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $55,890.28 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, ROBERT H Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $55,889.97 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,889.86 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MARGARITA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,889.79 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINON, RAFAEL Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $55,889.48 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELLE, MELISSA A Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $55,889.36 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMUNION, DENNIS H Employer name Madison County Amount $55,889.15 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIFFANY, KYLE P Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $55,888.88 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, RALPH H, JR Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $55,888.65 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, RUTH Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,888.56 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPSARD, NANCY A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $55,888.50 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRANT, COLE M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,888.24 Date 03/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAVARRA, GIUSEPPE V Employer name Town of Albion Amount $55,887.72 Date 05/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJEK, DENISE M Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,887.63 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPER, ERICA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,887.56 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSON, JENNIFER L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,887.53 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, MICHAEL T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $55,887.51 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMIDE, SHARON M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $55,887.50 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,887.45 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, PATRICK S Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $55,887.30 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, NICHOLAS L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,887.02 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, DANIEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $55,886.97 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLE, NANCY M Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $55,886.94 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, MELANEE E Employer name Genesee County Amount $55,886.93 Date 02/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUEFLE, MARION E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,886.74 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JORDAN M Employer name Warren County Amount $55,886.58 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, LILLIAN Y Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $55,886.57 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICINANZA, JOHN E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $55,886.57 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, PAUL W Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $55,886.27 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-TOPPING, CLAUDIA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,886.22 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIE, JASON W Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $55,885.89 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, ELIZABETH N Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $55,885.88 Date 02/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, HOMER F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,885.85 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENOR, WILLIAM J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,885.55 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DENNIS W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,885.32 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERKEN, THALIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,885.29 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSBERG, MARSHA L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $55,885.14 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, RUSSELL L, JR Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $55,884.75 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSAIFULLAH, QURAN Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $55,884.70 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, TERRY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,884.39 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, RYAN P Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,884.12 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, TERRY F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,883.76 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, CHANCE E Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $55,883.73 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DANIEL M Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $55,883.71 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNEAU, BENJAMIN, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,883.44 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, DOUGLAS V, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,883.25 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOM, MARY ANN Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $55,883.09 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADERACH, DARRAN R Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $55,882.95 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, JAY M Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $55,882.59 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRABEK, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $55,882.58 Date 06/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $55,882.27 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WAGENEN, KAREN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,882.16 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINESTRE, MELISSA A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,881.92 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVIDENTO, THERESA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,881.53 Date 08/01/1955 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVAN, MARIO A Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $55,881.40 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System