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 KILIJANSKI, CHARLEEN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,241.51 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUFER, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $54,241.36 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, ALEXANDER J Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $54,241.33 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALYSTER, ROGER W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,241.33 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEURING, MICHAEL M Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $54,241.28 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JANETTE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,241.24 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCASON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Camden CSD Amount $54,240.95 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KEVIN J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $54,240.91 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, KENYEL R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $54,240.49 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, ANNEMARIE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $54,240.39 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WADE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $54,240.34 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MARY JANE Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $54,240.28 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, DAPHNE E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $54,240.19 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLINTON, GREGORY B Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $54,240.19 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MALGORZATA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $54,240.12 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ-ROSALES, JENNY M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,240.04 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLES, PAMELA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,239.99 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEYER, JOSEPH S Employer name Ulster County Amount $54,239.93 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTEYS, ROXANNE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,239.92 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIE, ALLEN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,239.69 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTT, DAVID A Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,239.66 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, BONNIE J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,239.62 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDY-COLLINGTON, DAVIA N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,239.62 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DALE W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, TRACY L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBEK, JEREMY M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEND, WILLIAM H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSS, BRANDON M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMINI, LYNNE M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREBSKI, JUSTIN R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $54,239.62 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $54,239.61 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENFORST, WADE A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $54,239.59 Date 02/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILBONE, STACEY M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,239.56 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUILLESSEAUX, MONTAGUE L Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $54,239.38 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MARY L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,239.36 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $54,239.30 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, IAN N Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,239.09 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKE, SUSAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $54,239.08 Date 06/04/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEHAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $54,239.08 Date 04/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOYCE J Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $54,238.50 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHRAN, RYAN L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,238.33 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID J Employer name Madison County Amount $54,238.17 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, KENNETH P Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $54,238.11 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONORATO, JOHN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $54,237.43 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMAN, BRANDI S Employer name Village of Lowville Amount $54,237.29 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUR, HARDIP Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $54,237.11 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDUINI, MELISSA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $54,237.06 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIDELL, VERONICA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,236.96 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFELD, DAVID T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $54,236.86 Date 05/26/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFARELLA, DIANA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,236.39 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDDAUGH, JONATHAN W Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $54,236.39 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, LISA A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,235.72 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGARBAYE, DJIMRADE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $54,235.48 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Indian Lake Amount $54,235.44 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, JOSEPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $54,235.42 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, CHRISTY R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $54,234.80 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRE, LENI Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $54,234.69 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNI, PATRICK A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $54,234.67 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTON, JEFFREY W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,234.21 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,234.20 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKIE, JENNIFER T Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $54,234.20 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, GLENN A Employer name Town of Shawangunk Amount $54,233.82 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RYAN J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $54,233.78 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-BAPTISTE, LATASHA S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,233.65 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, MARGARET Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $54,233.49 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, RANDY A Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $54,233.37 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, BARTOSZ Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $54,233.05 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURGH, THERESE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $54,232.66 Date 03/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZARKA, CHRIS M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,232.46 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, MARIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,232.24 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCQUEVILLE, MARC A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $54,231.89 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MRZYWKA, ANNETTE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,231.84 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,231.84 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRONSKI, DENISE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $54,231.84 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN D Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.67 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'EREDITA, CHERYL A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 12/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, CHRISTINE L Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LORI J Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRIVEY, MELISSA A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ANGELA R Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, KRISTA R Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JOANNE K Employer name Education Department Amount $54,231.65 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $54,231.28 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGIN, DOLORES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,231.24 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCEGLIA, M PATRICIA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $54,231.07 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTON, ELIZABETH J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,231.01 Date 06/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLEY, JASON C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $54,230.98 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, BARTLEY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $54,230.94 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPE, ERIC L Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,230.91 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $54,230.87 Date 01/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,230.83 Date 03/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, KRISTIN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,230.44 Date 11/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SHIRLEY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $54,230.35 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAISE-ST ELLIEN, JUDITH Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,230.18 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MICHAEL J Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,230.17 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, DEBRA A Employer name Education Department Amount $54,230.09 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, ARTHUR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,229.85 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SOPHIA N Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $54,229.81 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TRAVIS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $54,229.48 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System