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 HALL, SHEILA E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $55,186.39 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, JOHN J Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $55,186.29 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD, LISA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $55,186.11 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHN S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,185.98 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, THOMAS C Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $55,185.89 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINSON, STEVEN A Employer name Seneca County Amount $55,185.78 Date 04/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, SARAH K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,185.76 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARVER, RONALD J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $55,185.70 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, RICARDO K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,185.57 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, CYNTHIA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,185.37 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DENISE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $55,185.35 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, A WESLEY Employer name Chenango County Amount $55,185.33 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARDT, MICHAEL D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $55,185.12 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERITO, JOSEPH A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $55,184.79 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGY, MARY K Employer name City of Troy Amount $55,184.44 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, HONGFENG Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,184.37 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, THELMA D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $55,184.29 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, ROY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $55,184.28 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTZ, JOANNE Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $55,184.21 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDING, KRISTEN A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $55,183.81 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBECK, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $55,183.79 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, PAUL D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $55,183.72 Date 11/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTORNO, ANGELA Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $55,183.72 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, PAULINE E Employer name Putnam County Amount $55,183.59 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $55,183.57 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDETTE, ROBERT W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $55,183.45 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, GLORIA L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,183.18 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ROBERTA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,183.02 Date 02/14/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIVITO, LENORE M Employer name South Beach Childrens Serv Amount $55,183.02 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, WARREN T Employer name Education Department Amount $55,182.98 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUTEL, LAURIE R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $55,182.76 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, WENDY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,182.60 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $55,182.52 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLICKI, JOHN S Employer name Washington County Amount $55,182.26 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, RHONDA L Employer name NYC Judges Amount $55,182.16 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, BEAL, III Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $55,182.00 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, SAALIM B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $55,181.93 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, MICHELE C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $55,181.64 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, HEATHER L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $55,181.52 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMONE, MICHAEL Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $55,181.46 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $55,181.42 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, TYRONE K Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $55,181.24 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, RENIKA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,180.79 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDY, DANIEL P Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $55,180.63 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCO, DEANNE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $55,180.53 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'EPLATTENIER, JESSICA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,180.46 Date 06/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MALLARY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $55,180.43 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKARAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,180.05 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIZIO, ALICIA A Employer name Washington County Amount $55,179.97 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, BROOKE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,179.84 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, JIEWEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,179.64 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCI, RICHARD M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $55,179.00 Date 01/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, RACQUEL A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,178.87 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, FRANK A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $55,178.81 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODSIADLO, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $55,178.77 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRED, LACIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,178.67 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONGUE, TODD C Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $55,178.25 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, BRUCE D Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $55,178.20 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAMELLA, VALERIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $55,178.13 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONLEY, ROGER A, JR Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $55,177.68 Date 12/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTANOWITZ, BEATRICE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $55,177.52 Date 01/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, BRENDA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,177.52 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREIC, ALEKSANDAR Employer name Otsego County Amount $55,177.43 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADELJAS, DINA Employer name Oneida County Amount $55,177.40 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, JOHN E Employer name Warren County Amount $55,177.12 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDON, DAPHNE L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $55,177.09 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, STEFANIE N Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,177.00 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSILLICO, MICHELLE S Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $55,176.78 Date 02/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNA, THOMAS C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $55,176.24 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANGELINA R Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $55,176.24 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MAGALIE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $55,176.20 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ANDREA P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $55,176.04 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, FONZE R Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $55,175.97 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD-SMITH , DAWN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $55,175.85 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JOHN F Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $55,175.66 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EPPS, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $55,175.64 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, BARBARA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,175.50 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,175.50 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,175.50 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMM, LORAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,175.50 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTERBAUGH, JEREMY S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $55,175.41 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZING, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $55,175.27 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRE, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Amount $55,175.22 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, JEREMY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $55,175.21 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, NANCY Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $55,175.12 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODAFFERI, DENNIS Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $55,174.91 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELLO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,174.40 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, STACY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,173.87 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, EVA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,173.71 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRO, CATHERINE Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $55,173.67 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODD, KEMAR A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,173.40 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNARD, BRUCE D Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $55,173.35 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, LISA M Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $55,173.16 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDHAM, DURGA D Employer name Education Department Amount $55,172.80 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODEN, RONALD Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $55,172.70 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CONSTANCE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $55,172.70 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRIGO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Albany County Amount $55,172.70 Date 09/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, PAMELA F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $55,172.68 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $55,172.45 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, JOHN R Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $55,172.37 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System