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 MABEE, LORI A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,536.51 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RESTO, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,536.44 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, STEVEN J Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $54,536.38 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMEZ, KARINA B Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $54,536.27 Date 04/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANDRO, JOANNE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,536.14 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,535.99 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, MICHELE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,535.93 Date 05/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANNA, DOMINICK M Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $54,535.61 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, IVETTE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,535.37 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRIGO, KEVIN P Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $54,535.30 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MIRANDA G Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $54,535.27 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, KEVIN Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $54,535.12 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, KEITH M Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $54,535.09 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPARDO, ANTHONY T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,534.88 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGENBAUGH, VICKY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,534.68 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, STACEY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,534.32 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANNHURST, NICOLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,534.09 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBKE, KRISTI L Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $54,533.96 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, AUDREY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,533.90 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, WILLIAM D Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,533.89 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-REESE, FLORENCE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,533.66 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISCH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $54,533.66 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LEONARD J Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,533.61 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVASKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $54,533.60 Date 06/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDMAN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,533.57 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKEL, SHAY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,533.54 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STECK, DANIEL H Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $54,533.42 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINIECKI, RENEE M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,533.39 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, FREDERICK N Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,533.36 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHENE, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Tupper Lake Amount $54,532.87 Date 02/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,532.81 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINELLO, SERENA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,532.71 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULSTON, SHAWNA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,532.50 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEMA, LOVEPREET Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,532.12 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, SUSAN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,531.96 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYBURG, ELAINE R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,531.78 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, VICCI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,531.67 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHARLES H, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,531.25 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, JEFFREY P Employer name Village of Albion Amount $54,531.21 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID A Employer name Town of Mexico Amount $54,531.15 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, DEBBIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,530.90 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTOS, KEVIN C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,530.86 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, LAURA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,530.42 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZA, RAMA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,530.35 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YANLI Employer name Education Department Amount $54,530.35 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, TALMADGE D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,530.30 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANGEL C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $54,530.11 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKSTON, RUTHIE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,530.07 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,529.87 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, JEAN R Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $54,529.82 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECCHIA, STEPHANIE M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $54,529.80 Date 04/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULUCCI, ARTHUR G Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $54,529.59 Date 03/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELARD, HEDELLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,529.56 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $54,529.47 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMOVICH, BETTY LOU Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $54,529.32 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHN, MICHELE Y Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $54,528.89 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PATRICK B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,528.83 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPHILL, HOWARD Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,528.69 Date 09/28/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWIEL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Green Island UFSD Amount $54,528.54 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, HOWARD J Employer name Town of Dover Amount $54,528.50 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, SHELLEY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,528.30 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, MICHELLE Employer name Brookhaven Fire District Amount $54,528.00 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDEMANN, CARRIE N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,526.99 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPPE, JASON T Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,526.92 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, TIFFANY L Employer name Orange County Amount $54,526.57 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RANDY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $54,526.37 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELESCO, JAMES A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,526.37 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCOBELLO, TYLER M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,526.19 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, ADAIHA Employer name Department of State Amount $54,526.17 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, SHEILA C Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $54,526.12 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIPPER, CAROL L Employer name Erie County Amount $54,525.94 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ANGELA D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,525.57 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,524.73 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DOUGLAS N Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $54,524.40 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, KEITH H Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $54,524.23 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TAYLOR A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,524.17 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, RONALD F Employer name Greene County Amount $54,524.04 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBOX, KRISTOPHER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,523.99 Date 12/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, TERENCE M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,523.70 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LENORE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,523.52 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, SUSAN EVE TEPPER Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $54,523.02 Date 07/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, BRETT S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $54,522.99 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LUCINDA M Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $54,522.96 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLEUE, CLAIRE ANN Employer name City of Corning Amount $54,522.89 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBEL, JOHN A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,522.49 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $54,522.48 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SUSAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,522.35 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANEO KAYE, SALLY-ANNE Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $54,522.24 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, MICHAEL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $54,522.06 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TERREL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,521.26 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LORRAINE D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,521.10 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $54,520.94 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPARRO, GAIL Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $54,520.20 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNNOTT, JAMES E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,520.01 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, BARBARA A Employer name Village of Valatie Amount $54,520.00 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, JUAN C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,519.91 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIUS, EVELYNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,519.47 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHER, HENRY J, III Employer name Otsego County Amount $54,519.21 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, ADRIAN G Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $54,519.21 Date 09/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, DANIEL L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,519.18 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System