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 CLARK, DUSTIN S Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $55,524.48 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, CYNTHIA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,524.45 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, LOUVENIA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $55,524.40 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $55,524.03 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIALLO, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Islip Amount $55,524.00 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGER, KEVIN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,523.83 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRUE, JOSEPH M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $55,523.56 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, VANTINIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,523.29 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNA, RICHARD A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,523.21 Date 11/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARJORIE M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $55,523.11 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,522.87 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERACLE, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,522.59 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECCUCCI, ERIN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,522.43 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, SHIRLEY D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $55,522.26 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNANGI, ESWARA SRAVANI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,522.15 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALAMOTOUSAKIS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $55,522.00 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ALYSSA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,521.67 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, GEORGE D Employer name Broome County Amount $55,521.65 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEANETTE M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,521.35 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, THOMAS E Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $55,521.34 Date 02/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATTI, RIFAT N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,521.33 Date 09/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMATO, SALVATORE M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $55,521.27 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CAROL L Employer name Broome County Amount $55,521.00 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYER, TODD A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,520.90 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGS, JUDITH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,520.53 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAAI, FREDERICK C Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $55,520.47 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KAREN E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,520.45 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELMAN, WENDY A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $55,520.33 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIOMEK, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,520.20 Date 02/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, AMY Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,520.04 Date 10/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOWDEN, KATHY G Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $55,519.87 Date 06/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAN-HONRADO, HEIDY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,519.78 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTAL, LINDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,519.28 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, SIMONE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,519.10 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MUTH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Darien Amount $55,518.47 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PETER J Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $55,518.13 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMONT, MICHAEL K Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $55,518.03 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELDER, EDWARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,517.47 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, BONNIE S Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,517.24 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, MARSEA Y Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,516.87 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKHDEO, RESHMIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,516.83 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENZER, JUAN P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,516.74 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, LESLIE D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,516.71 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EMMA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $55,516.35 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFI, MARIA L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $55,516.24 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNEST, MARGALY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $55,516.06 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTENHEIDER, DWAYNE C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,516.05 Date 10/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, LAURA G Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,515.61 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LINDA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $55,514.95 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCK, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,514.78 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURAN, MARK A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,514.74 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $55,514.64 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZEL, KEITH J. Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,514.61 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLMER, JOHN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,514.25 Date 06/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEN, MATTHEW S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $55,514.07 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CORY J Employer name Village of Medina Amount $55,513.77 Date 03/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYKES, CATALINA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,513.70 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREPELKA, MELANIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,513.66 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, KAREN M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $55,513.52 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERLINE, MARY T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,513.41 Date 09/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, TAMMY L Employer name Broome County Amount $55,513.36 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,513.32 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWOOD, DONALD A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,513.30 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHELDORFER, MARY G Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,513.22 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUELL, TYLER C Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,513.21 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTHAM, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,513.05 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMAN, THERESA EILEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,512.66 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, RHONDA J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,512.57 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTRELL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $55,512.57 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, PAULETTE D Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $55,512.56 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, DANIEL P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,512.32 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIKSEN, IRIS A Employer name Education Department Amount $55,512.32 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LAURIE R Employer name Education Department Amount $55,512.32 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, PATRICK A Employer name Education Department Amount $55,512.32 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JOAN Employer name Education Department Amount $55,512.32 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINNERER, JEMIMA A Employer name Education Department Amount $55,512.32 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, JOANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $55,512.32 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APUZZO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,512.32 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, CYNTHIA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,512.32 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, CYNTHIA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,512.32 Date 08/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALACONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,512.32 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, PAUL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,512.32 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBYN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,512.32 Date 04/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGONITO, MAE LEE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,512.32 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, DANIEL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $55,512.32 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, KEEFA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,512.09 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, HECTOR M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $55,512.08 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUKWU, OBIAGELI M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,511.74 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $55,511.66 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAS, LENA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,511.56 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREFRATH, SCOTT R W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,511.44 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PATRICK J Employer name Washington County Amount $55,511.41 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVADOTI, MICHAEL R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,511.39 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JUAN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,511.07 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURK, MARRI A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,511.01 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKER, LA REMA T Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,510.55 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARTA, LOUIS P Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,510.55 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALBICK, SCOTT W Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,510.50 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, DAVID P Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,510.50 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, LISA K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,510.28 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System