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 ADAMS, YOLANDA D Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $54,397.98 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TAMMY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $54,397.68 Date 01/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDY, PATRICK S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,397.65 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELIZABETH H Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $54,397.56 Date 01/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODGERS, DEBORAH C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,397.29 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAZIAK, STEVEN T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $54,396.73 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZILLIOX, DANIEL A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $54,396.65 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES F Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $54,396.58 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, NELIA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,396.56 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, DAVID L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,396.24 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, BRENTEN S Employer name Orange County Amount $54,396.23 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, SHAMAILA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,396.06 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGAY, JAMES R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $54,395.72 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEI, JOHN C Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $54,395.39 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPPELL, ROBENETTA J Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $54,395.35 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, FRANCES LYNN Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $54,395.30 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNISKI, BARBARA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,395.01 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TREVOR G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,394.84 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBUSMEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Greene County Amount $54,394.81 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, TERESA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,394.70 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RICHARD W Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $54,394.53 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZEWSKI, ELAINE Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $54,394.34 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, JENICA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,394.23 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CESARE, ANNE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,394.16 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGGETT, LARRY W Employer name Town of Potsdam Amount $54,394.15 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, YOLANDA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $54,393.88 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASO, JAMES J Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,393.58 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVE, RODNEY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,393.58 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, JESSICA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,393.58 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERLMAN, EDWARD P Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,393.58 Date 06/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, JULIE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,393.52 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREKKE, MARILYN A Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $54,393.45 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, DONNA R Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $54,393.44 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTEN, DAVID L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $54,393.42 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WELL, HENRY J, JR Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $54,393.27 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, TARYN D Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $54,393.25 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LISA A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,393.24 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRING, BERT B Employer name Broome County Amount $54,393.02 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, LINDON F Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $54,392.97 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, JAMES E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,392.47 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'ITALIEN, TINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,392.40 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZARD, HELEN C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $54,392.24 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JULIE E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,392.14 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, JESSICA A Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $54,392.04 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTLE, JOHN D Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $54,391.91 Date 11/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILIOTTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,391.81 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, GERALD D, JR Employer name Town of Sanford Amount $54,391.28 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, KRISTINE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,391.13 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZACUA, MATTHEW J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $54,391.11 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTS, DOUGLAS A Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,391.10 Date 03/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, JEFFREY W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,391.08 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, PETER C, JR Employer name City of Corning Amount $54,390.96 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURIVAGE, MARIE E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $54,390.87 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, GRACE Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,390.62 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, PAMELA B Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $54,390.43 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, JINISH C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $54,390.25 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, ANGELA Employer name Department of State Amount $54,390.00 Date 11/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHELLE I Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $54,389.91 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGER, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,389.87 Date 04/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBERGER, KRISTINE E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $54,389.55 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SUZANNE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $54,389.35 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTANNI, CHARLES J Employer name City of Troy Amount $54,389.20 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COURSEY, TODD M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,389.10 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RYAN V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,389.10 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPERT, KENNETH N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,388.62 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JUMAL D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,388.35 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTA, MELINDA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,388.22 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMAW, TASHINA N Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $54,388.20 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSOWSKE, DAVID W Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $54,388.01 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, NICOLLE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,387.77 Date 02/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, LAWRENCE Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $54,387.67 Date 10/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, ELIZABETH T Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,387.34 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDES, JO ANNE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,387.07 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DENISE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,386.83 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, JENNIFER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,386.73 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, JESSE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,386.62 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBUT, MICHAEL K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,386.62 Date 06/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKE, MICHELE D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $54,386.53 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODDARD, JACKIE S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,386.19 Date 10/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, STEPHANIE M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $54,385.35 Date 07/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSUI, STEPHANIE K Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $54,384.66 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNOV, MIKHAIL V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,384.63 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, BRETT M Employer name Erie County Amount $54,384.58 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCHOFF, BRYAN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $54,383.94 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, DONALD C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,383.91 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, THERESE K Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,383.81 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, MATTHEW B Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $54,383.74 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, PATRICK J Employer name Broome County Amount $54,383.73 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JALIL, MOHAMED N Employer name Broome County Amount $54,383.73 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROZAL, LEONARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,383.62 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JOHN W, JR Employer name Town of Andover Amount $54,383.61 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,383.60 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMER, MYLES R Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $54,383.58 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DONNA M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $54,383.42 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWVINE, SKYLER J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $54,383.26 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLING, JAMES A Employer name Berlin CSD Amount $54,383.25 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Louisville Amount $54,382.42 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRACE, BARBARA N Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $54,382.16 Date 04/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPANOWICH, MICHELE D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $54,382.08 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELAAK, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Boston Amount $54,381.93 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System