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 SEAMANS, LAURIE T Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,990.80 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPES, CATHY Employer name Orange County Amount $53,990.79 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JOLENE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,990.72 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANBAAREN, CHRISTINE Employer name Albany County Amount $53,990.52 Date 11/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACHT, JAMES W Employer name Town of Ripley Amount $53,990.36 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZZA, MARK C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,990.22 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, KAREN E Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $53,990.11 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, SHANTIA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,990.07 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, STEVEN P, JR Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $53,990.07 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, MARY T Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $53,989.64 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-LOUIS, MARIE N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,989.47 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYANN, AGNES A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $53,989.36 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SARA J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,989.36 Date 04/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINOKUR, RHONDA G Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $53,989.24 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, MARK T Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $53,989.10 Date 02/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, SHERRLYN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,989.02 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, BARRETT A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,988.87 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PAUL A Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,988.79 Date 02/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPSCOTT, WILLIAM C Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,988.71 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, CHERYL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,988.62 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,988.53 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, CRYSTAL L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,988.49 Date 10/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSS, JOHN M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,988.47 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEMARK, VIVIENE R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,988.33 Date 02/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESI, SHEILA M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $53,988.28 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, PAUL A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $53,987.85 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, JAMES D Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $53,987.83 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOADES, MATTHEW T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $53,987.74 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, CORTLANDT S Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $53,987.66 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAGGS, CAROL J Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $53,987.63 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTICK, WANDA E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,987.41 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, MARY E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $53,987.27 Date 06/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZAJKA, LAURA F Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $53,987.15 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, DANIEL G, JR Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,987.03 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DARREN A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $53,986.98 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DONYALE T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,986.80 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, KRISTA E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $53,986.62 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, RACHEL L Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,986.62 Date 10/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, DANIEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,986.30 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALBUENA, YANELLY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,986.09 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDEN, BRIANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,985.85 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $53,985.66 Date 01/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALK, JOANNA M Employer name Albany County Amount $53,985.58 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, DANIEL B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,985.05 Date 11/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHIA, THOMAS P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,985.01 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTINE E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $53,984.79 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOBELLI, VINCENZO Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $53,984.69 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAWORSKI, WALTER T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $53,984.38 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MICHAEL C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,984.29 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $53,984.28 Date 11/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EZELL, KEVIN W Employer name Town of Dryden Amount $53,984.17 Date 10/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDENER, BARBARA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,984.11 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUAIL, LISA K Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $53,984.10 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome County Amount $53,983.73 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATTUCK, WENDY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,983.66 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEROLD, JOHN R Employer name Town of Tully Amount $53,983.44 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCHER, MICHELLE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,983.19 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, PENNY P Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,983.04 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,982.95 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPACCIO, JESSICA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,982.90 Date 01/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAFFORD-DAVIS, DARLA Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,982.68 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINIQUE, CLAUDE G Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $53,982.41 Date 10/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, AMIE D Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,982.18 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,982.07 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBBOLI, PATRICIA L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,981.94 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSEL, ROSALBA Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,981.55 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, DEAN L Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $53,981.51 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDER, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,981.47 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, LORRAINE M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $53,981.25 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KIT W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,981.09 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUS, KURT F Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,981.06 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, ALESA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,980.81 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMIRE, JAMES A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,980.81 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,980.32 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIMBERLEE J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $53,980.11 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, PATRICK M Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $53,980.10 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, CHRISTINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,980.05 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, DAVID H Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,979.22 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, ANA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,979.12 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, FAITH Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,979.12 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, RADAMES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,979.12 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JIMMY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $53,979.09 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLUWALIA, MANMEET S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABY, ANN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, MEGAN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZ, HIRAN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, SHANNON E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KENIA I Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMAN, DYLAN P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, KATELYN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTWELL, PRUDENCE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDAPALLI, MAMATHA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, COURTNEY G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TAMARA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SRIVASTAVA, PRANAY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARGARITA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, KENNETH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,979.01 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, MARCIA M Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $53,978.98 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, DONALD A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,978.88 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,978.63 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System