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 JOHNSON, DENIESHA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,510.25 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, PATRICIA G Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $55,510.25 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DALE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $55,510.10 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, ROBERT L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $55,509.98 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHL, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Moriah Amount $55,509.86 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, ERNESTO L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,509.65 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, SAMUEL Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $55,509.39 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $55,508.75 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMOT, COREY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,508.75 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISSON, LUCE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,508.72 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, NICOLE L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,508.55 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL-DREXLER, IDA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,508.50 Date 02/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMALFA, FRED M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,508.42 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIEGEL, ERIN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,508.41 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARSS, LEVI H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $55,508.19 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, BOBBI-JEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,507.99 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, JOHN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,507.74 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEUX, WINDSOR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,507.55 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, ANGELA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,507.46 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,506.94 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, LESLIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,506.62 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, DOLLY G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,506.47 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ROSEMARIE R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,506.39 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $55,506.28 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTONE, MARY T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,506.15 Date 11/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, AMY F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,506.13 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, RAHSHAWN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,505.94 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLEBERRY, THERESA Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,505.84 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOUS, REBECCA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,505.72 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIJAS, CHAD A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,505.71 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBECKY, IAN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,505.31 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DAVID S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,505.25 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTOWICZ, JOEL L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $55,505.04 Date 12/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, KAYLA C Employer name Orange County Amount $55,504.82 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVENER, MEGAN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $55,504.66 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THERESA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,504.50 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DILIMA W Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,504.45 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTOKAS, JUSTIN Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $55,504.34 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JULIO Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $55,504.10 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, WENDY Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $55,503.89 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'ORTO, THERESA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,503.75 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DANIEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,503.47 Date 07/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $55,503.46 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAIA, SHARON J Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $55,503.40 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLELUORE, DOMINIC J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $55,503.14 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGUE, SILKE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $55,502.99 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISHLANSKY, MELISSA J Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $55,502.75 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, CHAD W Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,502.52 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORACE, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $55,502.34 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHERARDI, JANICE A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $55,502.12 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, JOYCE E Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,501.98 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALE, JOHN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,501.87 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZINSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,501.83 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, SHAW Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,501.69 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENK, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,500.25 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAWHINEY, SUE A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $55,500.14 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, THOMAS M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,500.13 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, EDWARD N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,499.76 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESKIN, GARY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,499.59 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELWOOD, JON J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $55,498.76 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, PATRICK J Employer name Malone Housing Authority Amount $55,498.52 Date 02/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBB, ERIK I Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,498.31 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSON, ERIC J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $55,498.13 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, DANIEL S Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $55,497.93 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, JULIA P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,497.88 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGETTE, MARILYN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,497.81 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRANSCHAK, BRYAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,497.80 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, TERETHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,497.55 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADIE, HENRIETTA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,497.55 Date 08/11/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSBY, TERRI L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $55,497.31 Date 12/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, ANDREW J, III Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $55,497.28 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VANTIER-SMITH, NICOLE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,497.26 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JAMES A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $55,497.22 Date 01/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAUTTI, KAREN A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $55,497.22 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEDY, BRIAN J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,496.60 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SAMMIE LEE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,496.36 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINI, ELISA A Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $55,496.16 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSE, ROBERT M Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $55,496.06 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASBAUM, DANIEL A Employer name Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $55,495.81 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,495.62 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, RODERICK E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $55,495.49 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DAVID E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,495.35 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, DANIEL T Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $55,495.24 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNOLINI, DIANNA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,495.13 Date 03/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTEAD, DARLENE J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,495.00 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACHFORD, LISA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,494.92 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, KIM S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,494.92 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, JONI M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,494.92 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, JULIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,494.92 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $55,494.79 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLY, SUSAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,494.79 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHAL, ANNE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,494.73 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHARD, PAULA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,494.52 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RALPH A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $55,494.40 Date 06/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, THONY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,494.35 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESZCZYK, THOMAS V Employer name Wyoming County Amount $55,494.33 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $55,494.32 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ALTHEA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,494.16 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, RACHEL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,494.16 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SONIA H Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,494.07 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System