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 LONG, JULIE E Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $55,000.14 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, SCOTT E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $55,000.12 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTENBURGER, LINDA Employer name Cornell University Amount $55,000.08 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MENDOLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name S Tier West Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $55,000.02 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICEK, URSULA E Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $55,000.00 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KARI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,999.95 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, FELICIA O Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,999.91 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARIANETA S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $54,999.80 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, SARAH E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,999.65 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNETTI, PHILIP F Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,999.45 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUBIER, NOEL J, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,999.39 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, DIANE M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,998.97 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, FRANK Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,998.95 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, AMANDA N Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,998.92 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, JONATHAN J Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $54,998.91 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, SHEILA M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,998.69 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSEPH Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $54,998.04 Date 06/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, CYNTHIA D Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $54,997.96 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTEN, LISA J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,997.93 Date 08/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIAROLI, JULIE E Employer name Village of Grandview On Hudson Amount $54,997.81 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERASKA, LINDA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,997.43 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, FRANCES I Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $54,997.34 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABILE, NICHOLAS D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,997.20 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESA, GUILLERMO L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,996.93 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, CRAIG M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $54,996.78 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, AMY M Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $54,996.44 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, MELINDA L Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $54,996.37 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODWIN, GREGORY S Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,996.18 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, LISA A Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $54,996.13 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, RYAN D Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,996.02 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $54,995.46 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKIN, JENNIFER P Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $54,995.23 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIBS-STANKAITIS, JESSICA Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $54,995.14 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAUX, LAWRENCE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,994.86 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, JESSICA L Employer name Greene County Amount $54,994.73 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER-LASSITER, WINENA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,994.54 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMES, BOBBYJO A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,994.52 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ZACHARY Q Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,994.51 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROENER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,994.50 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, JEAN M Employer name Village of Rouses Point Amount $54,994.30 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,994.25 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BARRY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $54,994.12 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMP, DWAYNE B Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,993.85 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAHAYA, MUINAT Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,993.72 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DERRICK G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,993.58 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTWOOD, SCOTT M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,993.56 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JENNIFER E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,993.40 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZTARKIER, DAVID M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,993.23 Date 11/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, HASINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,993.21 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDORKO, BARBARA J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,993.05 Date 04/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMSHAW, KENNETH F, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,992.28 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Peru Amount $54,992.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COACHMAN, DEBRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,991.36 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CELESTE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $54,991.27 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINO, JOHN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,991.06 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JOHN W Employer name Albany County Amount $54,990.66 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BEATA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,990.56 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREED, JEFFERY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,990.42 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MARIA Employer name Greene County Amount $54,990.40 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIN, ALEXANDRA V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,990.00 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,989.92 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTTI, JERRY Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $54,989.88 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURTER, ERIC Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $54,989.74 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDERSEN, LAUREN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,989.69 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMOUR, TERRI R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,989.50 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, RICHARD Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $54,989.28 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHEA, LISA A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,989.23 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PAMELA M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,989.22 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZORE, CHRISTINE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,989.19 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, COLLEEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,989.00 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLAR, MAUREEN K Employer name Broome County Amount $54,988.91 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, MICHELLE M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,988.85 Date 08/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECI, CHERIE L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $54,988.75 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, JORDAN R Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $54,988.45 Date 05/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RICHELE D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,988.39 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SARA B Employer name Erie County Amount $54,988.29 Date 10/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, ALEXIS A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,987.81 Date 01/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSIERO-SEMKIW, LORI A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,987.58 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, RICHARD J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,987.49 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTY, COLLEEN N Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,987.43 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, DIPIKA V Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $54,987.13 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBROTHER, MICHAEL R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,987.00 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILES, SHARON L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,986.68 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JANIS M Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,986.57 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, STEPHEN D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,986.15 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGHE, DAVID W Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,985.74 Date 12/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, PHILLIP TONY Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $54,985.70 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSENTINO, RUTH Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $54,985.63 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEZAMA, LARRY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,985.58 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULGER, MARCIA L Employer name North Country Library System Amount $54,985.54 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, WENDY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,985.28 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELESTINE, MANONCE C Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,985.11 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WAYNE D Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,985.06 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES R Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $54,985.04 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $54,984.72 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIALKOVIC, TIFFANY C Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $54,984.69 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ZOE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,984.67 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, JOHN M Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $54,984.51 Date 09/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, SHARON A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $54,984.42 Date 08/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, KASEY Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $54,984.42 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System