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 MCKENNA, STACY M Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $54,932.72 Date 08/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, EMILIO A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $54,932.56 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESROCHERS, CLARENCE N Employer name Hamilton County Amount $54,932.54 Date 06/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMES, MICHAEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,932.46 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DARRELL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,932.41 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROW, JASON R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,932.40 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, SHARON L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,932.27 Date 09/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVASIO, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,932.15 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CIECWESZ, KAREN ROSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,932.01 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSINNO, KIM A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,931.85 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAMES F, JR Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $54,931.85 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, JEANNE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $54,931.27 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIATA, BONITA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,931.04 Date 01/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLAND, ROSEMARIE Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $54,930.92 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON-PINTO, DOREEN H Employer name Tuckahoe UFSD Amount $54,930.90 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARJANIA, NATALIE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,930.79 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTER, ROBERT W, SR Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $54,930.78 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERTH, ERIC Employer name Erie County Amount $54,930.14 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JOHN E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,930.12 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNINE, ERIC S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,930.03 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPTON, GREGORY Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $54,929.74 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,929.72 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBRON, PONICE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,929.37 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABATSKY, SARAH Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,929.24 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORILAS, LAURE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,928.99 Date 08/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITTENDORF, EARL R Employer name Erie County Amount $54,928.98 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOULCEY, WAYNE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,928.61 Date 12/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUNDS, JASON L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $54,928.54 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, GERALDINE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,928.41 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KINDRA C Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,928.30 Date 08/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYNOU, MADJALIA Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $54,928.26 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, MELISA A Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $54,927.88 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEN, ALICIA Employer name City of Auburn Amount $54,927.70 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKWATER, PATRICK D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,927.66 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KAMAL A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $54,927.58 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KAREN E Employer name Broome County Amount $54,927.57 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMPKIN, ARTHUR L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,927.38 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,927.38 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, FRANCINE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,926.94 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, THEODORE Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $54,926.66 Date 03/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMECK, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $54,926.58 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, TAMI J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,926.40 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, PAULA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,926.40 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN F Employer name Town of Lee Amount $54,926.33 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KYLE DAVID Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $54,926.15 Date 03/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODSKY, LEIGH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,925.95 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JILL R Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,925.74 Date 01/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,925.60 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAVILLA DE BARAHONA, MARIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,925.34 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, NIESHA S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $54,925.30 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CRAIG W Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,925.21 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, GREGORY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,925.19 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKRAH, THEOPHELOUS Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,924.59 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLMAN, TONYA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,924.30 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHELLE L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $54,924.16 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIELENS, JAMEY T Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,924.10 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, FLORENCE R Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,923.98 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENG, TERESE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,923.91 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUKE, PATRICIA L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,923.56 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMINO, PETER C, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,923.51 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, KIMBERLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,923.46 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,923.38 Date 02/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBRIDGE, DARLENE A Employer name NYC Judges Amount $54,923.18 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PATRICK S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,923.15 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHERS, DENNIS N Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $54,923.04 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMANGINO, NINA J Employer name Education Department Amount $54,922.83 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SHELBY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,922.68 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKINNON, SCOTT Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,922.35 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,922.25 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGESON, WILLIAM I, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,921.93 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, RICKY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,921.79 Date 06/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMECI, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,921.60 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT W Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $54,921.17 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHM, ROBERT K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,920.81 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLO, LOUIS G Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $54,920.70 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, SHAWN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,920.14 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, VIRGIL L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,920.13 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENDEL, DIANE R Employer name Orange County Amount $54,919.89 Date 09/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSLEY, DOUGLAS L Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $54,919.70 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMUNALE, ANTONIO R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,919.67 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANN I Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $54,919.26 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,919.21 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSS, SARAH V Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,919.01 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUER, DONALD W Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $54,918.94 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONACO, CARMINE N Employer name Erie County Amount $54,918.80 Date 05/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JOANNE P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,918.53 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TANDA W Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,918.32 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADERER, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,918.23 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, EDWIN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $54,917.87 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JULEE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,917.56 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, BLANE S Employer name Town of Volney Amount $54,917.25 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGE, LAKINAH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,917.19 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ESTELLA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,916.84 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILKIE, CLAIRE T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $54,916.54 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADLEY, CATRENA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,916.33 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONZ, ROSE T Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $54,915.97 Date 06/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKE, GERALDINE G Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,915.74 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLER, JEFFREY L Employer name Broome County Amount $54,915.70 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, THOMAS H Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $54,915.69 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MOIRA K Employer name Albany County Amount $54,915.26 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System