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 ARTESSA, GARY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,551.58 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLZ, MARY R Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $54,551.47 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, JOYCE R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,551.44 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, LAURA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,551.40 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,551.28 Date 02/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, RODNEY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,551.00 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASTETTER, KRISTY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,550.88 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDEGE, ERIC S Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,550.80 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYOTTE, JOSHUA R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,549.92 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERO, NAEEMAH D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,549.68 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUFFER, JUDY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,549.21 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADIZ, REBECCA M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $54,549.17 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, AUDIE A Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $54,548.95 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATES, GREGORY S Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $54,548.80 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALA, RICARDO L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,548.79 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, GINA M Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $54,548.65 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNWELL, JOHN C, II Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $54,548.40 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGREGO, LARRY S Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,548.28 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUGO, ARICSIDES Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $54,548.22 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, ZHENG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,547.96 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRIEST, DAVID S Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $54,547.92 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKHAM, ELIZABETH J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $54,547.67 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANOWITZ, ROSANNE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $54,547.60 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, THOMAS J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,547.46 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZO-BREWINGTON, JILLIAN C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,547.39 Date 06/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, AMY E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,547.32 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, IMANI T Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $54,547.30 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, MARJORIE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,547.13 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SHEENA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,546.93 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, ANGELA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,546.87 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JEREMY R Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $54,546.68 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $54,546.41 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHERRY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,546.19 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, SHEILA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,546.14 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MELINDA S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,546.14 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, WAYNE D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,545.81 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENING, PHILIP W Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,545.42 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, JAMES W Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,545.42 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, LENA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,545.15 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DOUGLAS M Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,545.00 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, KELLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,544.88 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BRANDON L Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,544.43 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOOY, RICHARD D Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $54,544.18 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHR, GEORGE E, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,544.16 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, CHAD T Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $54,544.13 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDUTTO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,543.83 Date 12/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWMAN, TRACI M Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,543.34 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REANDEAU, DAVID GLEN Employer name Tupper Lake CSD Amount $54,543.16 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISING, LINDA M Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $54,543.08 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALOS, MARIA T Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,542.91 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOWY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Granby Amount $54,542.89 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, HEATHER K Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $54,542.80 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,542.78 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDFORD, JEFFREY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,542.53 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL-CARR, REGINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,542.47 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, RUTH L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,542.30 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLE, KEVIN B Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $54,542.28 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOOG-HARVEY, JENNIFER L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,542.11 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, BARBARA A Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $54,541.77 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CLIFFORD W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,541.70 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, SHATEIK Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $54,541.32 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, HECTOR V Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $54,541.22 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONIENTZ, ROSEMARY Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,541.20 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, KRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,540.84 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, DARCIA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,540.78 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITER, DEVON WAYNE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,540.51 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,540.40 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, JOHN F, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,540.39 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, JOHN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,540.38 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, KRISTIN D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,539.98 Date 05/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JULIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,539.96 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTICK, CYNTHIA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,539.78 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DYLAN T Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,539.63 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZZO, TIFFANY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,539.58 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, RYAN P Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $54,539.57 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, DIANNE Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $54,539.45 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, LOUIS Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,539.25 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $54,539.21 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, VINCENT Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $54,539.09 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, DALE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,539.08 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, MARTIN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,538.67 Date 06/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, KENNETH E Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,538.52 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN, MATTHEW E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $54,538.44 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWLAND, KRISTA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,538.43 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNIS, CRAIG J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,538.28 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RAMONA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,537.98 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAFLIN, DIANNA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,537.97 Date 02/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, DEVON Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $54,537.94 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KAREN V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,537.86 Date 01/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, REBECCA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,537.69 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUREY, GREGORY W Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $54,537.64 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAONESSA, JOSEPH N Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,537.62 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WILLIAM F Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $54,537.50 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFTEGAARD, ADAM G Employer name City of Troy Amount $54,537.30 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ECKER, JODIE S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,537.23 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISON, RALPH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,537.11 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUTHIER, KEVIN R Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $54,536.93 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, JOHN D Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $54,536.91 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, TERRY A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $54,536.74 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FLORIO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,536.52 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System