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 CALABAN, JOYCE C Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,744.80 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHLOWSKI, JEANETTE M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,744.80 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, MARIE E Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,744.80 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEHANEY, MARIAN A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,744.74 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, DANIEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,744.63 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, BRETT M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $55,744.16 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JULIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,744.10 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUETTE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,744.07 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TINISHA M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $55,744.02 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MARIANNE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $55,743.96 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATTLER, JOAN Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $55,743.96 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MEGAN A Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,743.93 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDITS, SCOTT A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,743.92 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MICHAEL D, JR Employer name Town of Malone Amount $55,743.88 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, SHAWN J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $55,743.85 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, VINCENT K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,743.81 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, ANDREW S Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,743.74 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, JOSEPH G, III Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,743.32 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMON, BRIAN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,743.24 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, ALAN J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $55,743.21 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSBANDS, AARON A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $55,743.12 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLE, HEATHER L Employer name Herkimer County Amount $55,743.02 Date 06/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,742.88 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEITH G Employer name Orange County Amount $55,742.84 Date 04/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, NELSON D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,742.83 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CATHERINE H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,742.46 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, NICOLE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $55,742.36 Date 04/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIE, NANCY H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,742.35 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ROCHELLE F Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,742.34 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONIATOWSKI, MOIRA K Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,742.02 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, RASHAD A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $55,741.63 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOY, GLORIA J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,741.55 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGMAN, REBECCA A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $55,741.20 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURYADEVARA, VIJAYA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,740.94 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCKEL, TERESA J Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $55,740.82 Date 03/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GLORIA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,740.71 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, SUSAN D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,740.55 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLENTINE, CARL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,740.55 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKENBACH, SCOTT Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $55,740.16 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERRON, MARC D Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,740.13 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMBLIN, KAYLA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,739.81 Date 04/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, THOMAS M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,739.40 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, MORRIS A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,739.33 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, GLORIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,739.19 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BETTY A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $55,739.09 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIRIANOS, JANET A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $55,738.92 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAKAN, NORMAN P, II Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,738.63 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, CHESTER P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,738.61 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JENNIFER S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,738.59 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, FLORISEMANE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,738.16 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTARI, DAWN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,737.44 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZENEWSKI, TED W Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $55,737.36 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPER, JAMIE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $55,736.96 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, WILLIAM R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,736.96 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ABIGAIL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,736.91 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KAREN N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,736.44 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINYOUN, BRIAN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,736.44 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, NISHI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,736.25 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRENBACHER, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,736.13 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERI, GRACE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,736.04 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, SCOTT W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $55,736.02 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTASIA, ROBERT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,736.02 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, KIMILEE L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,735.96 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, TANYA M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,735.96 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, ELLEN P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,735.83 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, NEWTANYA N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,735.81 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUND, SCOTT E Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $55,735.76 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAVID J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,735.29 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SUSAN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,735.24 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, MARTIN S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,735.17 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,735.16 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRIE, STEVEN P Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $55,735.06 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LINDA A W Employer name Warren County Amount $55,734.48 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, ADRIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,734.46 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWARD E Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $55,734.31 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DANNY R Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $55,733.51 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUAMAN, ELIZABETH T Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $55,733.41 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, RENALDY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,733.34 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNICE, DOMINIC F Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,733.03 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, JESSICA B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,732.69 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DOREEN M Employer name Scio CSD Amount $55,732.69 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, WILLIAM H, IV Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,732.57 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOS, DIMITRIOS Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,732.07 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, RYANNA L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,732.00 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, TIMMIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,731.92 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, NORMA J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $55,731.91 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, NATHAN L Employer name Allegany County Amount $55,731.76 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, RUSSELL M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $55,731.73 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRYAN D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,731.61 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTING, CHERYL L Employer name Ontario County Amount $55,731.58 Date 08/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYES, JAMES L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,731.14 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESCHKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $55,730.81 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, MARK P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,730.63 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO-FRAGETTA, TAMARA I Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,730.54 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGERLE, ANDREW J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor Fire Dist Amount $55,730.49 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, CARRIE LQ Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,730.30 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,730.25 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, TODD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,730.24 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOSI, JANET Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,730.24 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, VIVIAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,730.15 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System