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 NEALE, SUZANNE L Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,319.90 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DEBORAH R Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,319.41 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND-GOULBOURNE, SONIA P Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $55,319.39 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYNIEWSKI, BERNARD P Employer name Village of Depew Amount $55,318.93 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JANE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,318.41 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $55,318.41 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREBSKI, ADAM R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $55,318.39 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFALO, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,318.21 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MICHAEL G Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,318.18 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODLIFF, RICHARD J, II Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,317.81 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KISH J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,317.57 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMENTIERO, JENNIFER B Employer name Se NY Library Resource Council Amount $55,316.97 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANT, CHERYL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,316.87 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, JOEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $55,316.44 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCANGEL, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $55,316.34 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDBERG, DIANE M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $55,316.30 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,316.12 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIUS, JESSIE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,316.10 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ISAAC Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $55,316.04 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLZENBERG-MYERS, AVITAL Employer name New York Public Library Amount $55,315.83 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUTHERS, MELINDA K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,315.58 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHELLE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,315.47 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, JAMES A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,315.40 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $55,314.66 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANKELMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,314.65 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDISH, CHASTITY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,314.60 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LEIGHTON Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $55,314.53 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, LEIGH A Employer name Broome County Amount $55,314.17 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, GREGORY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,314.14 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CRISTIAN A Employer name Tarrytown Mun Housing Auth Amount $55,314.04 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, NATHAN C Employer name City of Batavia Amount $55,314.01 Date 03/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAXTER, JULIA A Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $55,313.87 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, NANCY Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $55,313.84 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, DONALD R Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $55,313.60 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BRIAN K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,313.53 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHANTRISS O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,313.45 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DMOCHOWSKI, JOHN E Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $55,313.40 Date 11/12/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCA, ALISSA D Employer name Albany County Amount $55,313.23 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTE, ANNETTE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $55,313.20 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, SUSAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,313.10 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, GARY M Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $55,312.84 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SAMANTHA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,312.84 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, MATTHEW T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,312.73 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIGLIANO, DANIEL P Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,312.66 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Town of Kent Amount $55,312.41 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DOREENE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,312.28 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTON, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $55,312.13 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLIZI, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,311.70 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTINE, JUDITH Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $55,311.62 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOVELONIS, JOHN G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,311.46 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, LANA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $55,310.91 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, BLAIR A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,310.82 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, TINA M Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,310.65 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGONIS, JOHN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,310.63 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAM, RICHARD E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $55,310.60 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAQVI, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,310.47 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, PETER J Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,310.25 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, NATHAN J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $55,310.14 Date 08/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILDER, NICOLE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,309.67 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIC, SUSAN Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $55,309.63 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PATRICK D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,309.58 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DAWN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,309.37 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RYAN J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $55,309.28 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTRICH, PAUL M Employer name Erie County Amount $55,309.26 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, MICHAEL T Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $55,309.22 Date 07/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, SAIRA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,309.05 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGDAHL-PERRY, COURTNEY R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $55,308.89 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, YOLAYIA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $55,308.89 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREE R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,308.66 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENARDO, JOHN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,308.65 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICARDI, TRACY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $55,308.48 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, BARBARA S Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $55,308.41 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIVIERGE, BRITTANY L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $55,308.25 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURACI, DOUGLAS A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,308.24 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, WALTER S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,308.13 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, RACHEL V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,308.03 Date 01/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, MARK C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,307.86 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURGH, DONALD R Employer name Town of Jefferson Amount $55,307.64 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEOLE, LAURI A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $55,307.38 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, MARIANNE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $55,307.31 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,307.19 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SHANNON P Employer name Town of Greenville Amount $55,307.16 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, WAYNE C Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $55,307.16 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAXSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $55,307.04 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBATINO, CHRISTINA E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $55,306.96 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, SUSAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,306.91 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYMAN, DONNA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,306.60 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRZEMIEN, JULIANA M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $55,306.60 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAUREN A Employer name Orange County Amount $55,306.47 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRAKE, CHARLES P, JR Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $55,306.38 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GRAZIA-PRIOR, JULIANNE Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $55,306.27 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MICHAEL P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $55,306.27 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JOANNE F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $55,305.76 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MARGARET A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $55,305.51 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADNAX, ANNETTE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,305.20 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBIN, MARTIN J, III Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,304.80 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DIANE Y Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $55,304.45 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, BYRON A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $55,304.24 Date 07/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, JOHN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $55,304.00 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, KELLY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,303.90 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System