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 BLAKE-MC CORMACK, LAURA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,067.82 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIERALSKI, JAY Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $55,067.77 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, BAZLUR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,067.74 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKDESCHEL, GORDON F, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $55,067.74 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOPKA, DAWN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $55,067.68 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, BEATRIZ E Employer name Erie County Amount $55,067.41 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, PETER N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,067.22 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDO, ROSANNE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,067.16 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUN, CARL R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $55,067.11 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, MICHELE E Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $55,067.11 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGO, RICHARD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,066.70 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHOFF, ROMMEL H Employer name Livingston County Amount $55,066.38 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRUSKI, PATRICIA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,066.34 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, PIERRE J Employer name City of Fulton Amount $55,066.00 Date 05/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SIDNEY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $55,065.99 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, NANCY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $55,065.40 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLEMI, SARAH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $55,064.96 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTERSON, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $55,064.78 Date 07/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINE, NANCY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $55,064.74 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTT, BARBARA M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $55,064.70 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GERALDINE A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $55,064.69 Date 06/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JAMES S Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $55,064.62 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, JOHN J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $55,064.62 Date 05/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JOSHUA S Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $55,064.28 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, LEISHA K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,064.24 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, HEATHER F Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $55,064.24 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, ERNEST R, JR Employer name Village of Granville Amount $55,064.04 Date 01/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPEIGHT, CARLOS M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $55,063.90 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JODY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $55,063.76 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGUTKO, JULIA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $55,063.24 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TALIA Employer name City of Rye Amount $55,063.16 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHLMAN, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $55,063.14 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SAJAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANDUCCI, DEBRA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JAN W Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIN, LUCIENE U Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, DAFANG Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, PATRICK Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSAY, UTILDA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, VEDA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, ANGELA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARCIA I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $55,062.55 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKLEY, RICHARD I L Employer name Westchester County Amount $55,062.35 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EDWIN Employer name Rockland County Amount $55,062.18 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, CATALINO S, JR Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $55,062.16 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORANO, JOHN J, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $55,062.03 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALESTRIERI, ISABEL M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $55,061.91 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, CYNTHIA S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $55,061.80 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUB, IRENE B Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,061.74 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHAFFAR, MUDASIRU O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $55,061.57 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAWN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $55,061.46 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARCELLO M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $55,061.05 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL A Employer name Cortland Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $55,060.86 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMMED, RONNIE Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $55,060.37 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RYAN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $55,060.30 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKWITH, DONNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $55,060.30 Date 02/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KELLY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $55,060.08 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, NANCY Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $55,059.87 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKOWSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $55,059.66 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, JOHN J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $55,059.66 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,059.66 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, SUSAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $55,059.66 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJDASZ, WILLIAM R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $55,059.66 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHESE, DOMINICA F Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $55,059.66 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLETON, PETER M Employer name Education Department Amount $55,059.66 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBECK, PATRICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $55,059.66 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,059.66 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNING, CYNTHIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,059.66 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $55,059.66 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNAN, WILLIAM J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,059.66 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTSLANDER, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,059.66 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURASZ, ANN MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $55,059.66 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYACINTHE, GUERNST Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $55,059.64 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $55,059.40 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GARY W Employer name City of Oswego Amount $55,059.17 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROGOWICZ, MARILYN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $55,059.14 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $55,059.14 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKINNIS, CAROL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $55,058.10 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, JANINE A Employer name Town of Hector Amount $55,057.84 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARTIN S Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $55,057.79 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, TABITHA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $55,057.40 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIBICK, DONALD R Employer name Erie Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $55,057.35 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZICS, CHARMAINE M Employer name Fulton County Amount $55,057.28 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHLENBACHER, SARAH T Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $55,057.18 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, JEAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.14 Date 03/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKA, JAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.14 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, PETER L Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.14 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DARLENE L Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.12 Date 07/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, EDMUND C, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.12 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANNIBALE, SUSAN Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.11 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGANS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Albany County Amount $55,057.10 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GREGORY W Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $55,057.02 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMUSZ, GREGORY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $55,057.02 Date 06/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, JAMES A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $55,056.80 Date 08/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, JENNIFER E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,056.60 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINGOLD, HILLARY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,056.60 Date 07/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,056.60 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,056.60 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, LUIS H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $55,056.60 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System