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 DALOIA, DAWNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,734.82 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATRO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $53,734.75 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNO, YVES Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $53,734.71 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUNTLEROY, SHOUKRY Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,734.58 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETTA, JOSEPH V Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $53,734.44 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIGHTS, LEON L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,733.62 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, MICHAEL A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,733.33 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMM, HELEN L Employer name Gilboa-Conesville CSD Amount $53,733.10 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT D Employer name Town of North East Amount $53,733.01 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,732.99 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, COURTNEY B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,732.97 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, RENEE L Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $53,732.90 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MARY T Employer name Orange County Amount $53,732.84 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KENNETH R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,732.81 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOON, RANDY W, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,732.72 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, FREDERIC C Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,732.58 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPERSZMID, MARIA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,732.34 Date 04/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARB, DIANE E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $53,732.34 Date 02/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTKIN, PAULA N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,732.34 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ-VAZQUEZ, MELISSA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,732.04 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,731.87 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBLISS, RACQUEL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,731.87 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALICIA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,731.86 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRE, MICHELE M Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $53,731.42 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,731.30 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ABBEY M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,731.20 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSON, LEON G Employer name Village of Canton Amount $53,731.05 Date 11/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GEORGE F Employer name City of Watertown Amount $53,730.99 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSTENS, CATHLEEN S Employer name Town of Gates Amount $53,730.82 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-STEPHENSON, ALLISON Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $53,730.82 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Yates County Amount $53,730.70 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, JACQUELINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,730.46 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETRICK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $53,730.44 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, PAMELA J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $53,730.43 Date 08/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CASEY R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $53,730.11 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, CARMEN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,729.77 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JONATHON Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $53,729.33 Date 01/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUPERNALL, CATHERINE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $53,728.97 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSKI, GREGORY Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $53,728.91 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,728.68 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLOWER, RONALD D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,728.67 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $53,728.58 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,728.54 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUTCHEON, PATRICK J Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,728.35 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Broome County Amount $53,728.19 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYSER, GREGG W Employer name Town of Malta Amount $53,728.07 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASZEWSKI, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $53,727.96 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, ERIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,727.89 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LATISHA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,727.84 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWALD, PAULA MARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,727.44 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAMSINGH, PATRICIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,727.12 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVONA-EATON, JAMES G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,727.07 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, ANTHONY M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,726.98 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUREAU, JERRY Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,726.92 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, ROSE MARIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,726.65 Date 10/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEMANSKY, PAULA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,726.54 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, IRENE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,726.45 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINETTE, GAYLE L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,726.36 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, KORY J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,726.19 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWYMAN, ANDREW A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,725.77 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SHEILA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,725.76 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGISER, MARK Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,725.64 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAKE, NANETTE R Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,725.60 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICK, ROSEMARY L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $53,725.30 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, ADAM M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,724.85 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLCE, DAMIAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,724.77 Date 07/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONO, KENNETH M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,724.62 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, RITA H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,724.38 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DELBERT E Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,724.16 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFARO, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,724.09 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $53,723.87 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARBAY, HEDIYE Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,723.87 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, BARBARA A Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $53,723.66 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBERNARDO, LESLIE A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $53,723.65 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACCIO, KAREN E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $53,723.61 Date 12/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, LILLIAN A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $53,723.58 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDDERT, MARY K Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,723.33 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRICK, MARTIN C Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $53,723.31 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELDENRUST, CHRISTINE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,723.22 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ROBERT A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,723.01 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLARI, JOSEPH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,723.00 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KATHLEEN K Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $53,722.94 Date 08/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALE, CARLIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,722.73 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, DENISE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,722.55 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOCHENAUR, MARGARET M Employer name Town of East Bloomfield Amount $53,722.43 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ELAINE R Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $53,722.35 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, DAVID R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,722.22 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINER, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,722.08 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, BARBARA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,721.45 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOAN M Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $53,721.41 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENHAM, PAMELA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,721.37 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MARY E Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $53,721.24 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, JOSHUA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,721.23 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLA, DIANE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,721.02 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNAM, CHRISTIAN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $53,720.71 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAPOL, MANUEL E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,720.59 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, RICKY W Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $53,720.10 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, LESLIE M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $53,720.06 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, WILLIAM C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,719.97 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, ANDREW C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,719.80 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System