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 KINIGSON, ROBIN A Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $55,271.08 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDY, CODY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $55,270.81 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ODESSA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,270.78 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, SUZANNE E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $55,270.77 Date 11/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, GEORGE E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $55,270.61 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KATHY A Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $55,270.58 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,270.54 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLBAUGH, GEORGE W Employer name City of Elmira Amount $55,270.40 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, ALICIA A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,270.37 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALTISCO, RAYMOND L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $55,270.10 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPPERNELL, JILL A Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $55,269.92 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MARCELO A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $55,269.91 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, RENAUD Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $55,269.86 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKMAN, ANTON V Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $55,269.56 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALORE, BRANDON J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $55,269.38 Date 08/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADER, LARRY D Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $55,269.38 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, MELINDA A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,268.92 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KIMBERLY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,268.70 Date 11/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, EUGENE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,268.70 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $55,268.62 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMBACH, COREY J Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $55,268.59 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTALONE, VINNIE D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,268.43 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, PETER B Employer name City of Middletown Amount $55,268.20 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKOWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $55,267.93 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,267.83 Date 11/19/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,267.75 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADO, TODD A Employer name Town of Amsterdam Amount $55,267.56 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DAVID A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $55,267.33 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,267.22 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKEY, TERRY J Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $55,267.06 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, BERNARD L, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $55,267.01 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MERCED Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,266.63 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, RYAN T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,266.39 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, DEBRA L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $55,266.38 Date 10/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, PAMELA Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $55,266.35 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, AMY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,266.26 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN-TELLO, JACQUELINE Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $55,266.00 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,265.23 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TICHINA L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $55,265.13 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIETRO, SHIRLEY ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,264.69 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CLAUDINE E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,263.52 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWEIG, SHLOMO C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,263.52 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFGREN, KATHLEEN A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $55,263.39 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRE, GRACE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $55,263.01 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $55,262.83 Date 06/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEARY, SUSAN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,262.75 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFARLANE, HEATHER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,262.73 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, BRIAN C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $55,262.18 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $55,262.12 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTE, LINDA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,261.55 Date 07/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, ROBERT E Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,261.47 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAY, DONNA L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $55,261.35 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHAMITA L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $55,261.27 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESPINASSE, PIERRE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,261.23 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $55,261.23 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NANCY A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,261.06 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYO-BETTERS, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Greece Amount $55,261.04 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ROBERT C Employer name Yates County Amount $55,260.88 Date 01/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROSKI, GARY Employer name Town of Southold Amount $55,260.66 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, BRIAN L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,260.45 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $55,260.20 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMAN, DERRICK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,259.70 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOCONDO, KIM S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,259.67 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROUX, JOANNE T Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $55,259.54 Date 04/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, GEORGE J, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $55,259.31 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWLEY, SEAN T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $55,259.12 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUERTAS, HIPOLITO P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $55,259.12 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJOUS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $55,258.92 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, BRUCE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,258.89 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $55,258.64 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTI, EMILIO J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $55,258.59 Date 04/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHOE, PETER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,258.33 Date 08/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGINS, REGINALD B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,258.07 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, JACQUELINE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,258.07 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRYCE A Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $55,258.07 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOLAINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,257.95 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, TERESITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,257.95 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPPERINE, REBECCA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,257.89 Date 10/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, EMMA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,257.89 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, SEVERIN M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $55,257.73 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, SARA K Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $55,257.67 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENO, DAVID R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,257.32 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLIWECKI, GRZEGORZ D Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $55,257.25 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBROTTA, ANTHONY Employer name Orange County Amount $55,257.07 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JOHN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,257.04 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,257.02 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JUSTIN M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $55,256.92 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KEVIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,256.39 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMBA, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,256.31 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, TAMMY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $55,256.27 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOSH, AMY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,256.24 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $55,255.99 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DONALD W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,255.86 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,255.70 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISBRANDT-HALOR, DENISE M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,255.54 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, BURTON R, JR Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $55,255.53 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLPP, ERIC M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $55,255.47 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEST, JEAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,255.37 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, MELISSA K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $55,255.17 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $55,255.02 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System