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 HILL, THOMAS E Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $55,676.54 Date 07/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, YVONNE E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,676.11 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACCONE, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,676.03 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, CRAIG C Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $55,676.01 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERMEYER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,675.99 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, ERIC L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $55,675.93 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILEK, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $55,675.09 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLOOD, ALAN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,674.84 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, LORI L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,674.72 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name XENOS, JAMES Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $55,674.69 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, PATRICK J Employer name Albany County Amount $55,674.53 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, TRACY J Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $55,674.36 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARK, CYNTHIA Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $55,674.22 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, DIANA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,674.21 Date 05/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, MARK J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,674.10 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, SHARON C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,674.06 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSE, KAELEIGH N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,673.89 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDFORD, PAIGE L Employer name Orange County Amount $55,673.71 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIDBALL, BARBARA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $55,673.41 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, IRENE H Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $55,673.25 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES J Employer name Village of Webster Amount $55,672.94 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, LATHAN D Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $55,672.89 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, RONALD F, JR Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $55,672.81 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRATA, KELVIN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,672.42 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLI, PATRICK F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $55,672.32 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORDANI, ANTHONY J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $55,672.32 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAVET, MARCIA S Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $55,672.27 Date 03/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ARMOND, GAIL A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $55,671.95 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGUIT, JONAS T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,671.80 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, AMY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,671.60 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKRZECZKOWSKI, LAURIE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,671.60 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMANN, MARGARET MARY Employer name Webster CSD Amount $55,671.46 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNA, ANTHONY M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,671.30 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLARD, DAVID D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $55,670.61 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, TIMOTHY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,670.49 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLER, DAVID C Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,670.36 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, BERNARD A, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $55,670.23 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, VIJAYSHREE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,670.22 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, CHER Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,670.22 Date 11/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOSO, LAURA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,670.22 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONDECK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,669.65 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MELISSA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,669.49 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LOIS T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,669.40 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, JAVIER R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,669.35 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSTON, JEANNE Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $55,669.28 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, RYAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,669.08 Date 08/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, DEBORAH J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $55,668.88 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, LIGIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,668.65 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANNICIA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $55,668.48 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERDING, DONALD A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,668.32 Date 09/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRENCIONE, REGINA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,668.26 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDIE, WALTER Q Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,668.10 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSSLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,667.19 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, JOY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,667.03 Date 09/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LASHAE S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,666.95 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, KELLY M Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $55,666.88 Date 01/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERIQUE, YVES E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $55,666.72 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTZBACH, ROSE Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,666.67 Date 03/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JUSTIN T Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $55,666.46 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $55,666.16 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, MICHAEL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,665.81 Date 07/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, STEPHEN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,665.58 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, LAWRENCE E Employer name Village of Falconer Amount $55,665.46 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, JOHN N Employer name Village of Menands Amount $55,665.23 Date 01/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DONALD J Employer name Washington County Amount $55,664.91 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, JAMES R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $55,664.87 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERBU, RENEE C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $55,664.87 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SLYKE, DIANE P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $55,664.56 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, VONNA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,664.47 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMINI, MICHAEL Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $55,664.39 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, HEATHER Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,664.18 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, LISA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,664.18 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDINGER, FREDERICK W, III Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $55,664.17 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GLEN N Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $55,664.01 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHSTEIN, DAVID Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,664.01 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, LAUREN P Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,663.79 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, MYRON L Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $55,663.60 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZOLI, DARYL J Employer name Orange County Amount $55,663.43 Date 01/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFIZ, MD A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,663.42 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERLAND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $55,663.25 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIATA, LORI J Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,663.06 Date 08/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, HUONG T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $55,662.95 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,662.80 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ELAINE DIANN Employer name Education Department Amount $55,662.64 Date 07/03/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLIZZI, VINCENT R Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,662.42 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELTZ, STEVEN J Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $55,662.31 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC S Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $55,662.08 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, JAMES M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,661.79 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, CHAD C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,661.67 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENICO, MARY BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,661.60 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, COURTNEY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,661.59 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMILOWICZ, ADAM N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,661.58 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, MOIRA V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,661.03 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCORSO, ROSEMARY G Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,660.32 Date 12/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, ERICA J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,660.07 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, CYNDI L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,659.79 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, BRANSFORD Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,659.74 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGERSOLL, ERIN M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $55,659.64 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, FRANK Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,659.49 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, LINDA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,659.02 Date 08/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System