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 TINO, MATTHEW M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $55,838.38 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAXTON, STEPHANIE L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $55,838.24 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDEY, ELLEN P Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $55,838.15 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, RUDOLF H Employer name Town of Wilson Amount $55,838.10 Date 11/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTERMAN, BRYCE J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $55,838.10 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, LEVAR A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,837.91 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, DENISE L Employer name Albion CSD Amount $55,837.65 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMNER, FAY M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,837.60 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, FALLON M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,837.60 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRICK, PHILIP L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,837.18 Date 12/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, JEFFREY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,837.07 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYNE, JOHN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,837.04 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGES, TERI S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,837.02 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $55,836.55 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSE, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $55,836.51 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, FAY L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $55,836.42 Date 08/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, JOSEPH M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,836.35 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTWEIN, ANITA M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $55,836.09 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, CHERYL D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $55,836.00 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLARCZYK, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,836.00 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURVILLE, SHAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,835.98 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUJII, ELLY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,835.93 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYERS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,835.89 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROLAND K Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $55,835.89 Date 03/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, JASON S Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,835.84 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPING, AUTUMN D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,835.75 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, WILLIAM A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,835.68 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASON, STEVEN A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $55,835.31 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKLICH, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,834.82 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, ERIKA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,834.71 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $55,834.56 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHLGREN, SCOTT W Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $55,834.56 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELANIE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,834.44 Date 08/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $55,834.42 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, EDWARD J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,834.26 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMO, PATRICK Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,834.19 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANIGROSSO, EMILY R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,833.91 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLARD, DAVID J Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,833.84 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, DALE C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,833.66 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETTEL, LENA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,833.24 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, FRANK A, JR Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $55,833.09 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCIER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,832.93 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $55,832.84 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, JOSEPH L Employer name Erie County Amount $55,832.79 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURFMAN, LARRY G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $55,832.31 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RAUL S Employer name No Hempstead Sol Wst Mgmt Auth Amount $55,832.25 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, MICHAEL T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,831.74 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKAR, RATNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,831.44 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANIN, DALE Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $55,831.35 Date 06/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, KAREN L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $55,831.16 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HEATH D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,831.11 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFRE, LORNA M Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $55,831.05 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CARA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,830.40 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, BARBARA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,830.37 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENUGOPAL, SARASWATHI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,830.27 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIALLO, THIERNO Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,830.26 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MICHAEL N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,830.26 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, WILLIAM R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,830.26 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOATE, DAVID J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,830.15 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEIRDRE A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $55,830.00 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, KELLY M Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,829.83 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOTTA, MARY ANN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $55,829.83 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMEL, MARY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,829.64 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, GUY Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,829.60 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, MARCY E Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $55,829.44 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIZZI, VINCENT A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,829.16 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRANE, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,829.11 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,829.00 Date 02/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKIN, RICHARD M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $55,828.98 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, YUAN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,828.92 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLENGER, TRACY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,828.89 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, GERALD E Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,828.81 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDICI, JORDANA A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $55,828.79 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, BRIAN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $55,828.74 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAY, KARLENE R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,828.53 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, DIANA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,828.34 Date 06/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUKEMA, JAMES D Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $55,828.08 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,828.00 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAN, JUN Employer name Albany County Amount $55,827.90 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFF, STEVEN W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,827.88 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUE, LEI LANI, MS Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,827.71 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JASON A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,827.67 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, KATHERINE Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,827.41 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONNA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,827.20 Date 10/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARDO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,827.12 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, NICOLE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,827.02 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, MELVIN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,826.76 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, ROBERT J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $55,826.43 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTED, CURTIS L, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,826.33 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, DIANNE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $55,826.23 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, ALLISON K Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,825.97 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTI, LAWRENCE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,825.59 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $55,825.33 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPILATO, LISA A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,825.33 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,825.32 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, RUTH J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $55,825.14 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEMMER, LYNN J Employer name Town of Cambria Amount $55,825.00 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURPEE, KATRINA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,824.88 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JAY R Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $55,824.49 Date 03/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,824.48 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System