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 WARNER, PAUL A Employer name Town of Franklin Amount $55,426.45 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEREK, CHARLES A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,426.18 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISI, KIM E Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $55,426.08 Date 10/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, RYAN P Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $55,426.01 Date 11/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DARREN Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,425.57 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, AKILAH Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,424.97 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALABA, THEODORE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,424.85 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGAVERO HOPKINS, AMY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,424.76 Date 11/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTIE-ETCHISON, BLAKE C Employer name Albany Pine Bush Preserve Comm Amount $55,424.71 Date 06/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TAMMY M Employer name Ulster County Amount $55,424.65 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN PIERRE, ELNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,424.56 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOHN A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,424.56 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALANGES, LAURIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,424.32 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKNESS, SCOTT C Employer name Town of Alabama Amount $55,424.19 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEC, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,423.92 Date 06/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, ANDREW E Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,423.91 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORNABENE, SUSAN T Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,423.91 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBAUGH, AMANDA S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $55,423.75 Date 02/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, SHAWNA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,423.71 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, PATRICIA A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $55,423.60 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMSON, SUE A Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $55,423.43 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARILYN A Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $55,423.43 Date 06/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MEEL, TYLER J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,423.09 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCTOBER, HYACINTH A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,423.08 Date 05/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, PHILIP T, JR Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $55,423.06 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZ, RICHARD T Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $55,422.85 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JOHN D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $55,422.48 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCY, BRIAN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,422.36 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,422.23 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIAMBONE, WILLIAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,422.21 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, JOHN J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $55,421.82 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSATERE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $55,421.73 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, RYAN D Employer name City of Lockport Amount $55,421.63 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SARNO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,421.35 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGILIO, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,421.19 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, KATHLEEN M Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $55,421.09 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, STACY B Employer name Orange County Amount $55,420.96 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOK, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $55,420.68 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MELISSA F Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $55,420.63 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, MELISSA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,420.30 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ROBERT F Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,420.00 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOD, STEPHEN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,419.97 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,419.84 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHIRLEY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,419.76 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, KAREN Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $55,419.23 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, NANCY A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,419.10 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUZO, BRENDA BARNEY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,418.92 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, ANDREW H S Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $55,418.91 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, JOHN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $55,418.88 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIDIOT, JOSEPH L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,418.62 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,418.35 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, LINDA M Employer name Highland CSD Amount $55,418.34 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, DENISE E Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $55,418.09 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDER, JILL F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,417.37 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, GINA R Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $55,417.33 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLEY, AMANDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,417.13 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JENNIFER D Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $55,416.40 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANEKAMP, JOSEPH D Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $55,416.36 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $55,416.33 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNESTRA, NATALIE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,415.90 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT-ASHTON, JANICE I Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,415.80 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, NICHOLE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,415.78 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC REYNOLDS, LARKIN S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $55,415.23 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, NICOLE A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,415.10 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,415.02 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, JOHN J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,414.95 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, RHONDA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,414.88 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO-JACK, LINDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $55,414.88 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, JULIA R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $55,414.66 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, DAVID G Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $55,414.50 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNER, CONSTANCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,414.39 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,414.17 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, RODNEY B Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,414.17 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRALEY-SOUR, MARIA C Employer name Albany County Amount $55,413.82 Date 01/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLE, LARRY W Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $55,413.81 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, JO ANN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,413.77 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RYAN C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $55,413.70 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,413.62 Date 03/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, VALERIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,413.57 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEC, EVA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,413.47 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGE, JASON R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,413.02 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARZYNA, MARZENA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,412.75 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, LAWRENCE T Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $55,412.69 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, VALERIE R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,412.40 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, IRA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $55,412.24 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENAYRA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,411.98 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOYA, ANGELA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,411.95 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSNOFF, CHELSEA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,411.80 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBUTI, PAMELA Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $55,411.50 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, PHILIP T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,411.43 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECHRIST, JOSEPH A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,410.72 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LOUISE A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $55,410.59 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, JUNE B Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,410.06 Date 08/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,409.77 Date 02/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTED, KEVIN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,409.76 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DOMINIQUE N Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $55,409.75 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MEGAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,409.70 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, RITA Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $55,409.54 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, RAYMOND G Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $55,409.43 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SARDO, SANDRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,409.42 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System