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 ORT, CATHERINE M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $55,234.98 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, VINCENT J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,234.90 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSERO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $55,234.90 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANICKI, MICHELLE R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,234.82 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ANDREW W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $55,234.12 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNG, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $55,234.12 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, JENNIFER M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $55,233.97 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY W Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $55,233.93 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWPORT, RACHEL N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $55,233.90 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREJA, ELADIO Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $55,233.23 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PHILOMINA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,233.15 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINA, FRANK V Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,233.06 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, HERBERT Employer name Warren County Amount $55,233.05 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ALAN B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $55,233.00 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,232.96 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, ROGER D Employer name Village of Walton Amount $55,232.88 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, JAMEEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,232.54 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLING, ELLEN J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,232.23 Date 10/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ANGEL L Employer name Amsterdam Housing Authority Amount $55,232.19 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDBERG, PATRICIA A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $55,231.99 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, JOSHUA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $55,231.88 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, CAROL S Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $55,231.87 Date 08/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINO, DEBORA A Employer name Broome County Amount $55,231.84 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, SHIRLEY J Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $55,231.80 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, ALAN R Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $55,231.55 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTA, BISWAJIT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,231.39 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODCHILD, JOHN D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,231.14 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES-JOHNSON, MARIA L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $55,230.20 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEMS, RORY, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,230.16 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, MAX C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $55,230.15 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDYKE, JUSTIN K Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $55,230.11 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZNIEWSKI, DEBORAH W Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $55,229.75 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLINAN, ALISON Employer name Orange County Amount $55,229.54 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAPRANSKI, SARAH M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $55,229.40 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JUDITH T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $55,229.35 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUJO, MARIA P Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $55,229.32 Date 04/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, TERI L Employer name Tioga County Amount $55,229.29 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, BETH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $55,229.20 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, ANNETTE H Employer name Orange County Amount $55,228.88 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIELLE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $55,228.86 Date 05/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIGERS, DAVID M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $55,228.79 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MELISSA K Employer name Cortland City School Dist Amount $55,228.73 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, URSULA G Employer name Village of Addison Amount $55,228.58 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MARK A Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,228.53 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, TRACY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $55,228.38 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SUZANNE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,228.09 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, PATRICIA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,227.44 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, PETER C Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $55,227.42 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LINDA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $55,227.38 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRITELLA, CARRIE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $55,227.16 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUVENIR, MAXINE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $55,227.07 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MELISSA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,227.03 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, GREGORY N Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $55,226.79 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, HAL J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $55,226.55 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, RICHARD Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $55,226.43 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELINO, COLLEEN S Employer name Columbia County Amount $55,226.39 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, KENNETH L, III Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,226.33 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SHAUNA K Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,226.10 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, KEITH A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,226.10 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, STEPHEN R Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,226.10 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECCESE, ANN F Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $55,225.88 Date 10/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, DENISE K Employer name Department of State Amount $55,225.88 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHBA-DARWISH, MARIE Employer name Department of State Amount $55,225.88 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,225.88 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, LINDA Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $55,225.88 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RAYNESS P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $55,225.88 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRIER, MARGARET A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $55,225.88 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINA, ANGELO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,225.31 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, RAYMOND J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $55,225.28 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILAC, LAURA C Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $55,225.27 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, GERI S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $55,225.26 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $55,225.26 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIS, DOROTHY Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $55,225.20 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURA, JASON C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $55,224.90 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, HELEN G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $55,224.89 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, KIRSTEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,224.76 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, STEVEN P Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $55,224.72 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $55,224.62 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASMICK, VANESSA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $55,224.40 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MARGARET K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,224.20 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINDRA, BRIAN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $55,224.14 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,223.90 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGALSKI, THOMAS S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,223.89 Date 05/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JESSE D Employer name Town of Greene Amount $55,223.73 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JOBRIELLE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,223.67 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBNIAK, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,223.51 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLUNG, CHARLES E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $55,223.46 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, BARRY V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $55,223.44 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, PEGGY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,223.11 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, DENNISON J Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $55,222.79 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRICK, KATHRYN A Employer name Albany County Amount $55,222.66 Date 08/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JANICE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $55,222.58 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDRASHOVA, OKSANA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $55,222.44 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, YAKESIA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $55,221.92 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER-MAYNARD, DESIREE V Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $55,221.84 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSEMAN, CHERYL D Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,221.83 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDBY, KENNETH R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $55,221.53 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TASHA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,221.34 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOROS, ANTAL J, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,221.34 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBON, STEPHEN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $55,221.34 Date 04/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System