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 BRZYSKI, COLLEEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $54,256.32 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, SANDRA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $54,256.32 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTANNY, JEANNE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,256.22 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, MARSHA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,256.00 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FEDERICO, STEVEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,255.66 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIS, ROGELIO L Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $54,255.63 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLILLO, CATHERINE Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $54,255.23 Date 03/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LYNN E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $54,255.15 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, BOBBI JO Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,255.00 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SYDNEY F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $54,254.54 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JAMES J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,254.34 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL K Employer name Greenburgh Eleven UFSD Amount $54,254.27 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, WENDY S Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $54,254.26 Date 12/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGE, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,253.96 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KELLY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,253.90 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUTMAN, GENNADIY Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $54,253.18 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKFORD, NICOLE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,252.98 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERMINELLI, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $54,252.96 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONOVER, TYLER J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $54,252.93 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DIANE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $54,252.79 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, NORMA I Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,252.40 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOTT, KEVIN D Employer name Potsdam CSD Amount $54,252.40 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TIMOTHY W Employer name Village of South Corning Amount $54,252.05 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, RICHARD L Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $54,251.98 Date 11/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKODEM, KIRSTINE G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,251.94 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ROMUALDO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,251.83 Date 03/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTLEY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $54,251.55 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JARRETT L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,251.53 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRETOLO, CHRISTINE S Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $54,251.20 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ROLAND A, JR Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,251.15 Date 11/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROSS G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,251.14 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGNESTAD, SEAN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $54,251.00 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, MARK S Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $54,250.79 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, ALAN K Employer name Town of Brownville Amount $54,250.74 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LONNI J Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,250.59 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMANN, THOMAS A, JR Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $54,250.58 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGORBISSA, CHRISTOPHER N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,250.47 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEDEGEBUURE, LAURA Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $54,250.43 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHINAIS, VICKI L Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,250.35 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESA, MARY R Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $54,250.28 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADAIE, SANDRA Employer name Village of Roslyn Estates Amount $54,249.92 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, ARTHUR R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,249.80 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, WILLIAM H Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $54,249.76 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MARY E Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $54,249.69 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LYNDA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,249.60 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MARIANNE Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $54,249.57 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOKMAN, MICHELE K Employer name Genesee County Amount $54,249.49 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PENNA, DANIEL Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $54,249.39 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTRA, CHRISMENE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $54,249.36 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITELY, SUSAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $54,249.24 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, JOHN Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $54,248.85 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHKAR, WAEL S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,248.52 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NANEY, JOANNE L Employer name Education Department Amount $54,248.48 Date 02/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOHN, KATIE K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,248.44 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBITAILLE, RICHARD Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $54,248.41 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MICHAEL E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $54,248.17 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, DINA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $54,248.10 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ERICA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,248.02 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, LISA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,247.76 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, SUSAN R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $54,247.65 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DANNY P, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $54,247.47 Date 01/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, PHILLIP T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $54,247.43 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, BRIAN C Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $54,247.32 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, STEPHANIE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,247.31 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, J L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,247.22 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, SUSAN Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $54,247.00 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $54,246.84 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOSHUA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,246.81 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MICHELE J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $54,246.78 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Fishkill Amount $54,246.40 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCK, BARBARA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $54,246.22 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVA, KELLY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $54,246.07 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINDERT, JAMES A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $54,245.60 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOOK, RICHARD L Employer name Elmira Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $54,245.50 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, COREY W Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,245.28 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHANT, COLLEEN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,244.90 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MARY J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,244.36 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, CHARLES G, JR Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,244.17 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, WESLEY L Employer name Broome County Amount $54,244.01 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, JAMES E Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,243.94 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LESLIE H Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,243.91 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICH, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,243.54 Date 03/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, KAREN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $54,243.44 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIN, DONALD W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,243.36 Date 06/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN KATE, DIANE K Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,243.24 Date 04/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUFORD, SWANDA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,243.07 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, JEFFREY Employer name Broome County Amount $54,242.95 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNGHI, VALENTINA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $54,242.92 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTANTE, DANIEL A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $54,242.84 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDAY-LEWIS, SANDRA S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,242.54 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLMAN, BRYAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,242.52 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, VERNEE W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,242.52 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TODD M Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $54,242.36 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVANO, MARY A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $54,242.32 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKKEBUS, TIM S Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $54,242.26 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEITHEIR, ANDREW J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,241.92 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, I-ISLAM Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $54,241.86 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, JAQUAN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $54,241.71 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMGREN, DEREK M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $54,241.67 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDAY, ELIZABETH S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,241.65 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System