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 WELLIKOFF, CATHERINE D Employer name Malverne Public Library Amount $54,638.43 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLAK, DENNIS M Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $54,638.21 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELTSCH, FLOR Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,637.91 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, KAREN A Employer name Susquehanna Valley CSD Amount $54,637.68 Date 07/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDRIZZI, ROBERT J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,637.58 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMINSKI, KAREN E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,637.50 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, KATHERINE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,637.40 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RANDOLPH L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,637.24 Date 10/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDVIG, SHUANISE V Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,637.10 Date 07/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,637.05 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHMULLER, SEAN M Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $54,636.88 Date 09/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDLAK, ANDREW W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,636.68 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, PRINCE K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,636.65 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, EDWIN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,636.60 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, JOHN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,636.36 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, DAISY E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,636.16 Date 03/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, SEAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,635.90 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMOK, TAMMY J Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $54,635.87 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,635.82 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, ROBERT Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $54,635.72 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Rosendale Amount $54,635.71 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLETY, MARY M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,635.56 Date 03/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JANEI K Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,635.56 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBY, ANDREW J Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $54,635.27 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBBE, BARRY L Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $54,635.01 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, KEITH L Employer name Albany County Amount $54,634.38 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, BEATRICE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,634.12 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, NICHOLAS Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $54,634.08 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,634.07 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, ARMANDO Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,633.77 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, SCOTT A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,633.61 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JHANIKA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,633.39 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, MICHAEL P Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $54,633.32 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JULIUS T Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,633.32 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORT, JACOB C Employer name Saratoga County Water Auth Amount $54,633.28 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, KIMBERLEY D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,633.21 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JON C Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,633.14 Date 01/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORING, SCOTT L Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $54,633.11 Date 09/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JULIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,632.78 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, BRIAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,632.73 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNITTI, CAROLYN M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $54,632.63 Date 12/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $54,632.40 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHOUINARD, KEVIN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,632.36 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JOE P Employer name Duanesburg CSD Amount $54,632.18 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICHINELLO, JUDITH A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,632.16 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE, LEVINGSTON C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,632.15 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, ARICK W Employer name Wayne County Amount $54,632.13 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JACQUELINE A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,632.01 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDIS, KAREN M Employer name Corning Community College Amount $54,631.86 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHRWOLD, ADA J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $54,631.67 Date 06/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHERYL D Employer name Broome County Amount $54,631.64 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, JEAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,631.56 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, ANDREA L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,631.47 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, VALERIE V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,631.42 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, LAWRENCE B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $54,631.31 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMB, BRENDA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,630.72 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, KEVIN J Employer name Fort Ann CSD Amount $54,630.68 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRICK, KAREN S Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $54,630.49 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, CHRISTINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $54,630.49 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LILLIAN D Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $54,630.49 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KEVIN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,630.01 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRUCCI, MATTHEW STEVEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,629.87 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, ANNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,629.77 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, JO ANN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,629.35 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,628.89 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, NICHOLAS B Employer name Village of Malone Amount $54,628.82 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ALLYSSA J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $54,628.46 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ZACHARY T Employer name City of Kingston Amount $54,628.35 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISTREICH, IRA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,628.30 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOLLA, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,628.21 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, TRACY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,627.57 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, VALERIE C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $54,627.33 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTOWSKI, ROBERT V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,627.05 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, SUSAN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $54,627.02 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERB, ANGELA B Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,626.86 Date 08/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELBARTH, MELISSA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,626.84 Date 02/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABY, KEVIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,626.60 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLESCIA, LORETTA A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $54,626.08 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZELLIS, WANDA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,625.98 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTO, DEREK V Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,625.97 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,625.93 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LINDSAY K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $54,625.86 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCUTT, MARIANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,625.65 Date 11/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DONNA M Employer name Orange County Amount $54,625.43 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZLER, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Concord Amount $54,625.34 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, JOSEPH N Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,625.13 Date 09/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBURN, ZEKE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,625.11 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, DONNA K Employer name Webster CSD Amount $54,625.08 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELMASHUCK, CLINTON H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,625.05 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $54,624.86 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JOHN C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,624.82 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ELIZABETH Q Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $54,624.80 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL BIANCO, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $54,624.37 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEFF, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $54,624.28 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, JOSHUA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,624.21 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZMAN, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,624.13 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARUSIAK, DANIEL D, JR Employer name Town of Conesus Amount $54,624.09 Date 04/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CINDY A Employer name Warren County Amount $54,623.97 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, WILLIAM M Employer name Broome County Amount $54,623.77 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, ROGER W Employer name Broome County Amount $54,623.41 Date 11/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System