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 NEAL, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $54,623.22 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITANO-TOTH, DONNA Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $54,623.00 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEROTTA, ADELINE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,622.69 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, FREDERICK R Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,622.53 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, MELISSA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,622.27 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOREHOUSE, SHAUN C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,622.10 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, AMADOR Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $54,622.10 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANIEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,621.64 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $54,621.28 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRADO, PAUL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,620.93 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MELISSA I Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $54,620.91 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, MAUREEN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,620.50 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JAY C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,620.37 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRNS, JAMIE C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $54,620.07 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES-BUESO, IRMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,619.91 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDETTO, LEANORA L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,619.40 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANAHAN, MAUREEN K Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $54,619.37 Date 07/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDAK, GREGORY A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,619.37 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CATHY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,618.65 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ROGER D Employer name Town of Poland Amount $54,618.63 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STACY ANN T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,618.54 Date 08/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, GERARDO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,618.25 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREASER, SALLY C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,617.59 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, DONALD C Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $54,617.52 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOKON, CARA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,617.23 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, DEL R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $54,617.13 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, ROBYN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,616.89 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROCK, MAURICE F Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $54,616.85 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, WALTER K Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $54,616.85 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SANDRA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,616.75 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADA, MAUREEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,616.24 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMO, JUNE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,616.24 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FRESNE, TIMOTHY W Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $54,615.95 Date 02/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, RICHARD R Employer name Albany County Amount $54,615.87 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, SARANA G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,615.43 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITERSCHAN, TAMMIE N Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $54,615.40 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,615.36 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RANDY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,615.26 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUER, WILLIAM P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $54,615.22 Date 01/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, NOREEN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,615.00 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDON, CYNTHIA Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,614.86 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, CASSANDRA Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $54,614.83 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDERS, DWAYNE E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,614.71 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, ROSE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,614.65 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIPANO, SONIA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,614.56 Date 04/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOANNE G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,614.41 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TERRENCE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,614.32 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, KURT Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,613.94 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSENPFLUG, BRYAN R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,613.86 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, PENNY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,613.75 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $54,613.54 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDI, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $54,613.26 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, FLORENCE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,613.16 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAREN I Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,613.10 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO, JENNA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,613.09 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEX, DANIEL W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,613.06 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIS, ALEXANDER G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,612.96 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCHER, KERRY E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,612.84 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, BARBARA M Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $54,612.82 Date 10/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,612.61 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, HEATH J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $54,612.44 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMAR, KATHERINE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,612.30 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, CAROL A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $54,612.27 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, BRUCE J Employer name Town of Van Buren Amount $54,612.24 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, CURTIS M Employer name Town of Veteran Amount $54,611.86 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLOWATY, NICHOLAS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,611.61 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, SHARON A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,611.56 Date 03/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CHRISTIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,611.50 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GIBBON, TRACI R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,611.14 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRILLI, CHRISTINE MARY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,610.97 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GILL, EDWARD M, III Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $54,610.56 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, HEATHER C Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $54,610.54 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUTTA, BINDU Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,610.37 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, TAMMY Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,610.37 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,610.37 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHMAN, CHRISTINE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,610.29 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DANIEL W, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $54,610.21 Date 12/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, JANICE A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,610.00 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASUBRAMANIAN, KALPANA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,609.97 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, CONOR G Employer name Albany County Amount $54,609.67 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, EUGENE C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,609.65 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOHNATHEN P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,609.55 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, DERRICK J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $54,609.22 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PUPO, LUIS A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $54,609.18 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRO, THOMAS D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,609.06 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINECKE, GLEN Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $54,608.99 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLON, KEVIN G Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $54,608.98 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, GERALD W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,608.53 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAWN D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,608.19 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILADITIS, ROSEMARY L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,608.11 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTSCHMANN, BRANDON R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,608.10 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTRE, VINCENT T Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $54,607.74 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGGE, ANTHONY J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $54,607.66 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, FREDERICK A J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,607.29 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SHIRLEY L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,607.07 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSE F Employer name Education Department Amount $54,607.01 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLESE, MICHAEL W Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,606.70 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORESTIER, MERVIN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $54,606.64 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BAAREN, MICHAEL J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $54,606.29 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LINDA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,605.59 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System