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 NIVINS, LYNN N Employer name Orange County Amount $54,343.10 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JUDITH M Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,343.09 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, MAUREEN T Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,342.99 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, OLGA G Employer name Orange County Amount $54,342.77 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, GREG L Employer name Seneca County Amount $54,342.75 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, BRENDA I Employer name Orange County Amount $54,342.70 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANK, KIMBERLY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,342.69 Date 12/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWES, LAVENIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,342.69 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, INGE S Employer name Orange County Amount $54,342.62 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, DOREEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $54,342.62 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, KELLY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $54,341.91 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DARRELL S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,341.90 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL W Employer name City of Utica Amount $54,341.88 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRIAZA, ESPERANZA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,341.82 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, LISA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,341.69 Date 04/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACALUSO, LAURANCE W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $54,341.69 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, FERN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, PRISCELA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHINY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTER, RACHEL E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, WEI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $54,341.68 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MARCIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,341.64 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, WALTER J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $54,341.00 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLADO, YARITZA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $54,340.89 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLE, JULIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,340.82 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADONIA, CAROL J Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $54,340.63 Date 01/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHUTA, WALTER K, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $54,340.62 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CECILIA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,340.32 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDINELLI, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,340.25 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NICOLE L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,340.07 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, CHERYL L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $54,340.06 Date 09/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEERVELD, LAURA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $54,339.95 Date 09/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,339.82 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, LAURA J Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $54,339.74 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULSON, MOLLIE Employer name Rockville Centre Comm Dev Agcy Amount $54,339.74 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAROSKI, HEATHER F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,339.67 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,339.64 Date 03/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERWIN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Delaware County Amount $54,339.53 Date 05/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSTAL, REGINA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $54,339.46 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, TAMARA J Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $54,339.18 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $54,339.16 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, KELLY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,339.13 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPALEK, TODD Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,339.07 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATTHEW D Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,339.06 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSO, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $54,338.98 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSMOOR, ROGER A Employer name Town of Volney Amount $54,338.50 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, REBECCA Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $54,338.47 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, NADYA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,338.45 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMENSON, VICTORIA R Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $54,338.45 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, HEATHER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,338.24 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, RANDY W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,338.14 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMAJIAN, MARTIN A, JR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $54,338.04 Date 04/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DARLENE M Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $54,337.99 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKEBEY, RICHARD R Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,337.87 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KIMBERLY D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,337.68 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIN, JODI R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $54,337.68 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACEK, BRENDA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,337.68 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, KRISTEN B Employer name Town of Mooers Amount $54,337.50 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, LORRIE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,337.19 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRATASKI, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,337.06 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, JAMIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $54,337.00 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $54,336.65 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, ADALGIZA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $54,336.43 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PATRICIA E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $54,336.39 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, JUDITH A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $54,336.18 Date 06/15/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, STEVEN J, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $54,336.03 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, ARTHUR J Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $54,336.00 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUVELIER, PATRICIA A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,336.00 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $54,335.98 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, SANDRA L Employer name Orange County Amount $54,335.79 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, COLLEEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,335.71 Date 08/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DYLAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,335.54 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPP, KEVIN D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $54,335.40 Date 04/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, SUSAN E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,335.24 Date 02/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, DAVID C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $54,335.22 Date 03/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANJOU, ALBERT Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,335.22 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLO, LILLIAN M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $54,335.18 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, STEPHANIE J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $54,335.12 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTES, JITON L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $54,334.44 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, ARNOLD J Employer name Town of Palermo Amount $54,334.44 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, WARREN P, JR Employer name Tuckahoe Housing Authority Amount $54,333.85 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMAN, JOHN R, III Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $54,333.62 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZE, SCOTT D Employer name Fulton County Amount $54,333.50 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODEN, YVONNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,333.39 Date 02/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, CRYSTAL L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,333.25 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSE D Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $54,333.23 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDIALE, BARBARA J Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $54,333.13 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, BRENDA M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,332.88 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, GEORGIA Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,332.80 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPUCHI, YONA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,332.79 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, WILLIAM F Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,332.69 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, PETER L Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,332.61 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBY, KEVIN M Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $54,332.28 Date 07/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, JAMES E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,332.13 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD A Employer name Oakfield-Alabama CSD Amount $54,332.00 Date 11/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTELIDES, DAVID N Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $54,331.68 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZI, LAURA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,331.26 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TASHI A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $54,331.10 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System