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 HURTADO, ROBERTA F Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,782.73 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SPENCER K Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $54,782.51 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, COURTNEY E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,782.43 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, DONNA M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,782.37 Date 01/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVAT, KAREN L Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $54,782.20 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, EMMA L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $54,782.18 Date 10/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC FADDEN, BRYAN P Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $54,781.93 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEALEY, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,781.90 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O GRADY, MICHAEL P Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $54,781.82 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONABLE, ROBERT J Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $54,781.78 Date 08/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIKA, SEAN S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,781.59 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, KERRI Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,781.46 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORST, JEFFREY I Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $54,781.05 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, TONIA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,780.68 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATSON, DONALD H Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $54,780.59 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAROUTUNIAN, MICHAEL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $54,780.29 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZINGER, DIANA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,780.17 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, MICHAEL D Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,780.08 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, RANDELLE M Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,779.82 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZINI, ANNA S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,779.70 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATRIA, DEBORAH E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $54,779.34 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKHEIM, RIVKA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,779.31 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA SILVA, JOSE N Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,779.14 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, IRENE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,778.95 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSPER, GERALD A Employer name South Lewis CSD Amount $54,778.93 Date 08/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST FORT COLIN, ROBERT Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,778.78 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, KATHRYN JO A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $54,778.69 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLACHER, GLEN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,778.60 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ALEXUS Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,778.36 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNBULL, RENEE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,778.14 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, SETH M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,778.03 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINDONI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,777.94 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $54,777.55 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, RHONDA N Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,776.88 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $54,776.80 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALVIN J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $54,776.41 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNES, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,775.83 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMA, MARILYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,775.55 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNING, JOSEPH W Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,775.49 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHODA-TAYLOR, JUDY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,775.49 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, DANIEL G Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $54,775.22 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDIS, JOSEPH C, II Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,775.19 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name N DIAYE, ZACCHARIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,774.92 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FODARO, THOMAS A, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,774.77 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, ANIBAL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,774.61 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, JONATHAN E Employer name Franklin County Amount $54,774.43 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, JUNE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,774.42 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NICOLE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,773.84 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULDOON, BRIAN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,773.62 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATMAN, STEPHANIE Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,773.42 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, ROSEMARY I Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $54,773.28 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNKEL, MARIE C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,773.19 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, KAI CHUN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $54,772.82 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBAR, ALISON E Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,772.67 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, LAURA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $54,772.04 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORTCH, DEBBIE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,771.83 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JESSICA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,771.36 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, ROSEMARY Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,771.08 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAGE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,770.96 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKERT, CARL J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $54,770.91 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOW, DAVID A Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $54,770.46 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIN, ALFREDO J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,770.18 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEL, TERI T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,770.15 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, SHAWNNA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,769.86 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMAK, LORRAINE S Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,769.82 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,769.75 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRMANN, JOETTE M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,769.40 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESSA, JODENE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $54,769.28 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOSTHENE, MARIE MAUDE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,768.91 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAYNA J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,768.88 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, FRED A, III Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $54,768.71 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SONIA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,768.45 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBRAMANYAM, RAMACHANDRAN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,768.25 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MATTHEW T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,768.11 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KENNETH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,768.09 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINEHARD, ADAM M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,768.09 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, PETER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,767.70 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SYDNEY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,767.64 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZNOE, TAMARA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,767.60 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEF, LISA M Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $54,767.48 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, PATRICIA L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $54,767.00 Date 08/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,766.99 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,766.82 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, ANN B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,766.67 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, JOANNA T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,766.67 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, ROGER J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $54,766.62 Date 04/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES-LOUNELLO, DONNA A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $54,766.48 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PAUL Q Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,766.38 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINAL, ERIC C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,766.30 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBANK, ELISHA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,766.21 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODALL, BRUCE P Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $54,765.84 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Greene Amount $54,765.36 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAILE, STEVEN B Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,765.30 Date 03/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOWSKI, KRISTIE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,765.11 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESIDOR, POLYNICE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $54,764.84 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIDIAN, GAYLE R Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $54,764.72 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LORI L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $54,764.58 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, ANGEL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,764.45 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINNAWONU, OLUWADOYIN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,764.14 Date 04/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFABER, BRIAN H Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,763.87 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System