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 REEVES, HYACINTH L Employer name Orange County Amount $54,292.06 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, ROBERT R Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,291.21 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, DEBORAH L Employer name Niagara County Amount $54,291.16 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, IRENE Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $54,291.15 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAUENBERGER, MARK E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $54,290.29 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARP, PATRICIA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,290.28 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,290.26 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, MICHAEL T Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $54,290.08 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOZZI, SUZANNE T Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $54,289.89 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKUT, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,289.59 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANERI, BENJAMIN J Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $54,288.81 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COPE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $54,288.56 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCICKI, DAVID P Employer name City of Batavia Amount $54,288.07 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENNSTROM, JOAN A Employer name Albany County Amount $54,287.88 Date 09/10/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALENO, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,287.84 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, BEATRICE K Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $54,287.73 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEE, HELEN J L Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $54,287.67 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, BRYAN A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,287.47 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, RENA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,287.36 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSA, NANCY E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $54,287.00 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GLEN Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,286.85 Date 02/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, CHRIS L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,286.74 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SYLVESTER Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $54,286.69 Date 01/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, BERNICE K Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,286.64 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, GREGORY B Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,286.59 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKER, PATRICK J Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,286.45 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPARATO, VALERIE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $54,286.34 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMINA, MARY L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $54,286.34 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, KIRK D, SR Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $54,286.33 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KAREN E Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,286.16 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNESE, MARNIE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,286.05 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFIN, L RICHARD, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,285.60 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERGERST, HANS P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,285.59 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ERIC W Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,285.47 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENT, DANIEL E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $54,285.44 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTIERI, WALTER D, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,285.13 Date 02/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LYNN R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $54,284.75 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, MURRAY W, II Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,284.69 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KAITLIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,284.53 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JERRY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,284.31 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, THOMAS S Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,284.23 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOSCANO, TRACY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,284.05 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MERRYL A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $54,284.00 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, ROBERT M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,283.89 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, LAURA K Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,283.57 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, JESSICA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,283.51 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZKA, ROSE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,283.51 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUYON, MARIE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $54,283.43 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SUSAN B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,283.34 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLENIK, STEPHANIE A Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $54,283.34 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JOHN F, JR Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $54,283.28 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ALLAN L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,283.23 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIFENBURGH, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Sand Lake Amount $54,282.62 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNAGAN, CORI A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $54,282.42 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, JILL M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,282.14 Date 03/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAMEY, VERONICA T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,281.65 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, BRUCE F, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,281.62 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREPA, JUDE A Employer name Broome County Amount $54,281.35 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, EZEQUIEL Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,281.27 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, RUBEN D Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,281.07 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELDER, AMY J Employer name Yates County Amount $54,281.01 Date 08/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTACHIARI, FRANK J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,280.98 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, TERRY K Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $54,280.91 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, SUSAN T Employer name Tioga County Amount $54,280.85 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, EVAN E Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $54,280.85 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, HOWARD J Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,280.69 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CHRISTINE H Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,280.54 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZEE, OLIVIA T Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $54,280.23 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNING, RAYMOND E, JR Employer name Town of Colton Amount $54,280.03 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MEGAN K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $54,280.00 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $54,279.33 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FERN M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,279.30 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, RUSSELL E Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $54,279.20 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARY B Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,279.16 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, LEONDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,278.84 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, LISA L Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $54,278.84 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, LILLIAN J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $54,278.36 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, KENNETH E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,278.27 Date 08/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDADIO, DIANE M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $54,277.88 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, RICHARD Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,277.65 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRETT J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $54,277.60 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELEKIDIS, ANGIE Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $54,277.42 Date 09/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, NATALIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,277.35 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJINI, LULZIM Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,277.34 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCON, LOUISE BETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,277.33 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEHR, GARY A Employer name Town of Newstead Amount $54,277.11 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MALINDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,276.77 Date 07/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLEY, ELIZABETH F Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,276.75 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Greene County Amount $54,276.69 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, MELISSA J Employer name Erie County Amount $54,276.63 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ROSEMARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,276.49 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, WAYNE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,276.36 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,276.24 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTO, VINCENT J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $54,276.23 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,275.74 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLES, JAMES F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,275.09 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TABITHA G Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $54,275.00 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ERIC T, SR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,274.84 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, PATRICIA C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,274.81 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALVO, JOSE L Employer name Shelter Island UFSD Amount $54,274.78 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System