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 WESTON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,458.44 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DEBORA L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $55,458.39 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VALLEY, JOHN L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $55,458.19 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,458.16 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, MARY ANNE Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $55,458.05 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, LEROY F Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $55,457.79 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, JASON B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,457.39 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Murray Amount $55,457.39 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHLE, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Erie County Amount $55,457.00 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINE, STACY L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,456.97 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JEFFREY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,456.82 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, TAMARA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,456.70 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASERTA, TONISHA Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $55,456.67 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLO, JANET M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $55,456.54 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIECHLE, MARK X Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,456.52 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, HERBERT M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,455.95 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ELIZABETH M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $55,455.82 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ROBERT W Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,455.74 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAWAN, DAWN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,455.69 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, VITO F, II Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $55,455.69 Date 12/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERZOG, MELINDA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,455.65 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOZZI, NICHOLAS D J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,455.44 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTKA, SARAH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,455.00 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, SLAWOMIR G Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $55,454.83 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,454.80 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, DENAE M Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $55,454.72 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORKIDIS, CHRISTINE D Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $55,454.09 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANDREW M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,454.08 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARDT, LINDSAY A Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $55,454.06 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENING, BRIAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,453.31 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURAN, JOHANNA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,453.07 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAMONE, KIM M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,453.05 Date 10/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, RODNEY O Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $55,452.91 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DANIEL J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $55,452.79 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, CARMELO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,452.72 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GERALD W Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $55,452.65 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, DONALD D Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $55,452.49 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARE, ROBERT L Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $55,452.41 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSTERS, WINSLOW L, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,452.07 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $55,451.74 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDEN, JEANINE K Employer name Oswego County Amount $55,451.58 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTILLO, RAYMOND G, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $55,451.55 Date 03/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONZI, DOMINIC R Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $55,451.30 Date 07/03/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHETT, JONATHON M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $55,450.87 Date 04/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, TRACY R Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,450.72 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOUTERMOUT, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Volney Amount $55,450.60 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARDELE Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,450.52 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSTACK, JUDITH C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $55,450.14 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIANO, DENISE D Employer name Department of State Amount $55,450.04 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGUISH, ROXANNE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,450.01 Date 08/22/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, BETSY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,449.97 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, ADAM M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,449.85 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JOHN M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $55,449.76 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUE, GREGORY J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,449.66 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,449.51 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ROGER C Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $55,449.41 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGOWAN, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,449.30 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTA, DAINE W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,449.29 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMPARS, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $55,449.23 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, FEI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $55,449.17 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULBOURNE, ALLISON A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,448.96 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, GREGORY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,448.91 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANELL, MATTHEW R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,448.67 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTHUPARAMPIL, ALEYAMMA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,448.67 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, SHEILA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,448.56 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIL, LUIS A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $55,448.25 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, CHARLYN K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,448.23 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBERT F Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,448.17 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DIANE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,447.32 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, JO-ANN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,447.12 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAU, CHARLES D Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $55,447.05 Date 06/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCALA, DOUGLAS R Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $55,447.05 Date 03/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHETTI, JOANNE C Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,446.92 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, MICHAEL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,446.77 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, EUGENE F, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,446.66 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, ROBERT J Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,446.65 Date 07/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGERTER, NICOLE I Employer name Montgomery County Amount $55,446.36 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, SCOTT K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,446.08 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, KYLE P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,446.07 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CARLA J Employer name Broome County Amount $55,445.82 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SHAMUS P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,445.67 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARK D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $55,445.59 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, RICHARD G Employer name City of Olean Amount $55,445.54 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUDEE, HARRY T Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,445.36 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOY F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,445.27 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRIGHT, ERIC A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,445.26 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, JOSHUA J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $55,445.18 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, KAREN R Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $55,445.07 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARMELS, PAMELA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,444.76 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON LINDEN, RYAN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,444.43 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVANO, NICHOLAS M, JR Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $55,444.30 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEFELDT, JENNIFER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,443.85 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCAVALE, NICOLE C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,443.77 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,443.77 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, THERESA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,443.74 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO, ROBERT E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,443.19 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, ADRIAN J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $55,443.11 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, KEITH S, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $55,442.57 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYMERSKI, EDWARD A Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $55,442.56 Date 02/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAS, FLAVIE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,442.43 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System