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 MALINOSKI, LYNN Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,676.81 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANDREW T Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,676.70 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JAMI E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,676.44 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHERE, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,676.41 Date 12/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARR, CHRISTINE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,676.33 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEHBOAH, RUTH Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,675.79 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTONE, VERONICA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,675.75 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRANDON R Employer name Albany County Amount $54,675.60 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, RONALD A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $54,675.29 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-SHANNON, DENISE B Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,675.25 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JUAN G Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $54,675.07 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBERG, JEAN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,675.06 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNACKI, THEODORE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,675.01 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KARIN M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,674.88 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, MARIA J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $54,674.67 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, PAUL M Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $54,674.66 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, VICTOR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,674.41 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EUGENE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,674.28 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOWSKI, STEVEN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,674.19 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, EILEEN D Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $54,674.00 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, PATRICIA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,673.67 Date 07/31/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORES, JOSE MANUEL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $54,673.58 Date 08/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAY, CHRIS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,673.48 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTERO, HELEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,672.28 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, LARRY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,671.74 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KENNETH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,671.68 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMAN, FRANCINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,671.34 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOLATO, RUSSELL S Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $54,671.25 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARP, LINDSAY E Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,671.24 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, PAUL D Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,671.17 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDRAK, JEFF R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $54,671.14 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $54,670.77 Date 07/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JESSICA D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,670.72 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, SARAH Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,670.46 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,670.39 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, JOE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,670.39 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, MICHELLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $54,670.01 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGETTE, PRISCILLA Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $54,669.94 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERDON, LANCING V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,669.89 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CATHERINE J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,669.78 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, CONNOR C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,669.62 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE JACKSON, LAURA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,668.87 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SHERMEKA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $54,668.16 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALSHEIM, ALISA Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,667.96 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLERSTEIN, NANCY J Employer name Fonda-Fultonville CSD Amount $54,667.86 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNEZA, WILLIAM B Employer name Village of Silver Creek Amount $54,667.50 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHOTEL, SEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $54,667.44 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBISON, FREDERICK C Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,667.24 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMITIS, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,666.59 Date 08/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, MARLENA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,666.56 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, WALTER A Employer name Madison County Amount $54,666.50 Date 03/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MIGUEL A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,666.30 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMAN, JOHN J Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $54,666.30 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CINDY L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $54,666.15 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, MARY-ELIZABETH J Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $54,665.96 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, GREGORY J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $54,665.93 Date 03/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBINS, BRIAN G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,665.81 Date 05/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, SHAWN T Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,665.50 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DAWANDA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,665.04 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, THOMAS A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $54,664.36 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TODD A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,664.02 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, SHAWN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,663.86 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGADORN, JEFFREY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,663.56 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, JUDITH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,663.56 Date 04/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, PAUL R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $54,663.56 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RICHARD H Employer name Village of Granville Amount $54,663.51 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, DEBORA A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $54,663.28 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MARY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,662.82 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARINI, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,662.74 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, JEFFREY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,662.49 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARATURO, FRANK Employer name Plainview Water District Amount $54,661.94 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKER, KARL G Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $54,661.80 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CLIVE A, III Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,661.77 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENKO, CATHERINE F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $54,661.75 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEN, PAUL K, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,661.52 Date 04/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PRATO, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,661.38 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKERT, LISA P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,661.33 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES-CRUZ, LYNETTE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,661.23 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSARIO, DEBRA A Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $54,660.82 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERSINGER, ZACHARY J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $54,660.27 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEMAN, VALERIE J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,659.75 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIN, SUSANNE P Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $54,658.92 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASAMOAH, PAUL K Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,658.86 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, DEANNA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,658.42 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, ZORAWAR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,658.33 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, KATHRYN M Employer name Warren County Amount $54,658.31 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $54,658.29 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, BETH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,657.97 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, PAUL A Employer name Town of Moreau Amount $54,657.94 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, AMY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,657.70 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLMAN, LOUIS Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $54,657.50 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, TESS M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,657.33 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATMAN-GAITAN, DEBORAH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,657.27 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABARGE, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,657.20 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLO, JOELLE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,657.20 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDS, DENE P Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,656.86 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISKEL, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $54,656.16 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, PATRICIA E Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $54,655.90 Date 08/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEKERT, STEVEN C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $54,655.89 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, DONNA I Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,655.79 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System