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 BROWN, LYNNE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $54,179.72 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANDRI, MARIA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $54,179.31 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GEORGE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,179.19 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JAMES A Employer name Broome County Amount $54,179.16 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONNEBERG, JOHN F Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $54,179.16 Date 06/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKART, PETER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,179.15 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNERTY, JAMES F, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,179.09 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHERRY Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $54,179.05 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROZYNSKI, STANLEY E Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $54,178.94 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASHBERY, GAYLE A Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $54,178.45 Date 08/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, JOSEPHINE Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $54,178.02 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCIMINO, MICHAEL Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $54,177.98 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, KEITH R Employer name Town of Dover Amount $54,177.79 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, TINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,177.69 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOYTOWICH, LINDA S Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $54,177.53 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVAGLIO, FELICIA F Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $54,177.29 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREBENDIS, EILEEN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $54,177.00 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELATO-FERGUSON, KRISTIN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,176.98 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKEWICZ, TINA J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $54,176.98 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JOSEPH J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $54,176.48 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, KELLY A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $54,176.40 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LISA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,176.20 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DOREEN E Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $54,176.01 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, RITA A Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $54,175.84 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHOW, ADAM L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $54,175.62 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEKARSKI, MICHELLE L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $54,175.41 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS-FINNEY, CANDICE L Employer name Rockland County Amount $54,175.28 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSIAH, INGRID P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,175.26 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, ANN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $54,174.98 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POISSON, ANNE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $54,174.87 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JESSIE R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,174.82 Date 06/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, PATRICIA M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $54,174.74 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BETH A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $54,174.73 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, JONATHAN P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $54,174.44 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SALLY M Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $54,174.34 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, FRANCINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,174.15 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLOFF, DEBBRA A Employer name Broome County Amount $54,174.12 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MYRA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,173.91 Date 05/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACCUNEDDU, MARY C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,173.82 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDEN, SAHSHA N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $54,173.67 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATE, SUSAN J Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $54,173.43 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, RANDY C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $54,173.38 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NDINYAH KPEKAR, WALTER KOEL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $54,173.05 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ANGELA N Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $54,172.59 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIC P Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $54,172.39 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKETT, MARVIN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $54,172.37 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, RAFAEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $54,171.98 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, VANESSA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $54,171.73 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEANDI, JILLIAN B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $54,171.52 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, PATRICK J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $54,170.79 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUIERDO, LINDA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $54,170.46 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATFORD, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,170.43 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $54,170.31 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $54,170.04 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYWOOD, PHYLLIS Employer name Livingston County Amount $54,170.02 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARREA, VICTOR H Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $54,169.86 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HRADISKY, KAREN S Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $54,169.83 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLETT, LAURA S Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $54,169.62 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDELL, TODD A Employer name Oneida County Amount $54,169.31 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, DEMETRIO Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $54,169.23 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBY, KEITH K Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $54,169.22 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DANIEL P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $54,169.17 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INOA, CRISTIAN D Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $54,169.11 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERT, LISA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $54,168.98 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDT, NANCY E Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $54,168.91 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PING, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $54,168.84 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDER, GINA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $54,168.79 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JUSTIN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,168.68 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TOMY K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,168.61 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MELISSA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $54,168.32 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNAROLA, JEANNE P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $54,168.27 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMOWSKI, JAMIE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $54,167.99 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES A, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,167.78 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMER, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $54,167.23 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, CHRISTIAN L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $54,167.19 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLA, CECIL Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $54,167.17 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER, HEATHER E Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $54,167.16 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARLSON, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $54,167.05 Date 07/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, ARIC J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $54,166.82 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBAUER, LISA A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $54,166.49 Date 07/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVER, TRAVIS J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,166.45 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ANIAMMA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,166.40 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, SCOT A Employer name Town of Candor Amount $54,166.17 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, COLLEEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,166.13 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, BRYAN Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $54,165.51 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRASEK, ANDREW D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $54,165.48 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCHES, LUCERO Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $54,165.47 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GLEN L Employer name Madison County Amount $54,165.27 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JODY M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $54,165.23 Date 04/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZYCKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $54,165.20 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCHECK, CHARLES T Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $54,164.77 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, MARGALIE K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $54,164.76 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLES, NORMA I Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $54,164.41 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLE, REBECCA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $54,164.38 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, STEPHEN L Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $54,164.34 Date 06/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REBECCA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $54,164.05 Date 03/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTOFILIS, JACK M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,164.02 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RYAN P Employer name Steuben County Amount $54,163.00 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLE, SUNDAY M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $54,162.98 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, ERIC Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $54,162.94 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System