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 ALMONTE, ESTHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,391.24 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEFIELD, TRAVIS W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,391.10 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTON, JACQUELINE R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,391.05 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,391.01 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DORETHA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,390.95 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHERYL L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,390.93 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABOZNY, JESSICA M Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,390.77 Date 01/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMANN, PETRA S Employer name Schenectady County Amount $55,389.50 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUGNALE, RALPH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,389.49 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE FEVRE, AMY V Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $55,389.37 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITT, GIZELA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,389.36 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Saratoga Amount $55,389.11 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANE, SUSAN J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $55,389.07 Date 04/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTNER, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $55,389.05 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, KAREN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,389.00 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, LORRAINE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,388.58 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGIANNA, PETER M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $55,388.19 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TJUANA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,387.68 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, DONNA E Employer name Department of State Amount $55,387.64 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEMA, MELANIE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,387.59 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLBY, KAREN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $55,387.40 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPALKA, ELIZABETH Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,387.27 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIEBE, GEORGE L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,387.23 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCICAUT, BIBI N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $55,387.18 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, COURTNEY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,386.83 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRAPERSAUD, GAITREE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,386.41 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMARITNANT, ELAINE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,386.40 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LINDSEY J Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $55,385.85 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $55,385.70 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNINGTON, KIMBERLE J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $55,385.63 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, MARCEL H Employer name Broome County Amount $55,385.54 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $55,385.03 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATZ, MARK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,384.95 Date 04/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNBACH, LYNN M Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $55,384.91 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMROTH, LAURIE A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,384.80 Date 01/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULATAO, TRICIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $55,384.80 Date 04/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLMAN, TIMOTHY F Employer name Town of Webb Amount $55,384.72 Date 10/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRIAN L Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,384.66 Date 11/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDEN, MICHAEL C, JR Employer name Oysterponds UFSD Amount $55,384.12 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, FRANK D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,384.11 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, THOMAS C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,383.76 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, JAMES E Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $55,383.20 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADONIA, NANETTE S Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,382.72 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANZ, RODRIGO E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $55,382.63 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REBECCA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,382.46 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $55,382.31 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDEL, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $55,382.29 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBB, KERYL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,381.81 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TIMOTHY C, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $55,381.65 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CATHERINE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,381.49 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, CLAYTON G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,381.32 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, KATHERINE E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,381.16 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DEBORAH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,380.83 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, JACQUELINE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $55,380.54 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DADDY Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,380.53 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERIGANO, LINDA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,380.35 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTO, FRANCIS A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,380.18 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, NORMAN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $55,379.89 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TODD A Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $55,379.83 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, DIANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,379.65 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, PATRICK R, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,379.04 Date 05/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, ERIN S Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $55,378.90 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, KERRY M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,378.86 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, HILARY MEG Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $55,378.64 Date 09/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERWIN, RYAN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,378.42 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, MICHAEL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,378.31 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTLE, CHERYL A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,378.29 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, JEFFREY R Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,378.00 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MADELINE Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $55,377.38 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, SCOTT A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,377.27 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, TOSCHIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $55,376.83 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL D B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,376.69 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYJA, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,376.19 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSEPH Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,376.18 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,376.00 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISSIERA, BEATRICE L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,375.53 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWICKI, MELISSA Employer name Ellicottville CSD Amount $55,375.44 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, CHERYL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,375.37 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMAN, SEAN M Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $55,375.14 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSCHANG, JOO PHAIK Employer name Broome County Amount $55,375.13 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SIOBHAN H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $55,375.04 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANBOISE, REAL F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,374.91 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAANANEN, JASON A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,374.54 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKOR, JUDITH A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,374.25 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPASEVSKI, SANDRA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,374.10 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, PETER A Employer name Steuben County Amount $55,374.02 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, LARRY J Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $55,373.86 Date 07/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHETTI, RUBY K Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $55,373.77 Date 10/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELICE, MARY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,373.73 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHRYN G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,373.68 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASEMAN, JANIS C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,373.67 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGIO, ROSEANN K Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $55,373.64 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREIGHTON, NYRON N Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $55,373.50 Date 04/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERMAN, ESTHER L Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $55,372.91 Date 08/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVERSPIKE, KENNETH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,372.51 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRRIONE, STEVEN Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $55,371.86 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DIANE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,371.70 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, DAVID J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,371.61 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, PHILLIP R Employer name Department of State Amount $55,371.48 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, PATRICE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,371.44 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System