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 HIGHT, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,472.59 Date 02/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,472.36 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,472.27 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, HEIDI S Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,471.96 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LUCIA V Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,471.66 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, DENISE B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,471.60 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JAMES R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,471.43 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKER, STEVEN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,471.35 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAYA, GINA M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $54,471.35 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLI, LORI A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,471.13 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTARELLIS, NICHOLAS J Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $54,471.12 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, GAIL E Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $54,471.04 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $54,470.79 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, JOSHUA M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,470.34 Date 12/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MONSERRATE Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $54,470.26 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDEN, ADAM Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $54,470.13 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSHAD, MUHAMMAD Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $54,470.02 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, DAVID L, II Employer name Broome County Amount $54,469.98 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JUDITH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,469.34 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUKELIC, KSENIKA Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,469.20 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, SUSANNE H Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $54,469.16 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDNICK, VIRGINIA R Employer name Corning Community College Amount $54,469.00 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KEITH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,468.91 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $54,468.88 Date 08/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KATRYNA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,468.87 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSINAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,468.77 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, HOLLIE L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $54,468.50 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CELLE, AMANDA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,467.98 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, SHIRLEY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,467.87 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, HOWARD T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,467.76 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSNAMY, SADNA S Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $54,467.73 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,467.66 Date 11/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIOREK, PAULA M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,467.25 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS-SMITH, MAURA D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,467.21 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,467.20 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, JOSHUA D Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $54,466.78 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, MARK J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,466.52 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, SUMANTA Employer name Department of Law Amount $54,465.91 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, WENDELINE M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $54,465.90 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, JAMES E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $54,465.41 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,465.35 Date 04/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $54,465.32 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, FRANK Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $54,465.19 Date 09/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, HILARY A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $54,464.89 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTIE, MURRAY, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,464.71 Date 11/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLES, BETH A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $54,464.62 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, VIRGINIA M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $54,464.18 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WOODROW C Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $54,464.10 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAY, JONATHAN S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $54,463.92 Date 12/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICHELLI, GERARD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $54,463.60 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTZBERG, KATHLEEN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $54,463.45 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VANCE G Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $54,463.43 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,463.18 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, LYNN T, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,462.64 Date 03/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWER, MICHAEL G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,462.34 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, STEPHEN L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,462.34 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, STEVEN I Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,462.34 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, PATRICK M Employer name Education Department Amount $54,462.34 Date 11/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPKO, RANDALL C Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,462.34 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GEOFFREY D Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $54,461.93 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, CHARLENE E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,461.61 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, DANIEL J Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $54,460.62 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, EMILY R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,460.35 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, RANDY J, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,460.29 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTER, SUSAN M Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $54,460.15 Date 01/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, SHERI L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,460.11 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITHIER, LARA Employer name Albany County Amount $54,460.08 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEBRESILASSIE, WESEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $54,459.96 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, ALLAN W Employer name Education Department Amount $54,459.80 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, MARSHA A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,459.32 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, NEIL A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,459.16 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, DANIELLE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,459.05 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, DANIEL V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $54,459.03 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, ARLEEN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,458.74 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JUDITH Employer name Greene County Amount $54,458.60 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOMAINE, AMELIA T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,458.59 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIFIC, MARY ANN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,458.40 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, LAURIE E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $54,458.39 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALEXA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,458.35 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHERINE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,458.17 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUTHORP, DIANE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,458.07 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASQUARELLI, RYAN Employer name Bethpage Fire District Amount $54,457.23 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DENISE M Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $54,457.15 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, PATRICIA M Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $54,457.00 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKROW, HOLLY E Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $54,457.00 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JILL C Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $54,457.00 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTY, ANNE C Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $54,456.99 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LOUIS T Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $54,456.56 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNES, STEPHANIE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,456.50 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMICH, ABBEY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,456.22 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST THOMAS, JACQUELINE A Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,455.82 Date 07/06/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BRIAN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,455.47 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENN, ALANDRA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,455.30 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNETA, REGINA E Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $54,455.22 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KEITH M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $54,455.18 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, CLINTONIA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,454.96 Date 05/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, SANDRA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,454.74 Date 02/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SUZANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,454.54 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, JORDAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,454.47 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSAL, SALLY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,454.34 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System