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 CHEEVER, BETHANY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,656.16 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRADLEY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,655.77 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JAY L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,655.50 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, LORI G Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $53,655.15 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, VENUS M Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $53,655.10 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGA, ANGELO Employer name City of Albany Amount $53,654.71 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTOLO, THOMAS P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,654.62 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIRELLA, LINDA R Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $53,654.44 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLCY, SONIA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $53,654.23 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, JAMES M Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $53,653.82 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGLOVE, NANCY J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $53,653.81 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BAIN, SHEILA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $53,653.67 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, PHILIP E Employer name Town of Galway Amount $53,653.65 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOCEFALO, PAULA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,653.31 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOURDAIN, PIERRE O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,653.28 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KATHLEEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,653.08 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATOLO, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $53,652.77 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, STACEY E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $53,652.69 Date 10/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LORRIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,652.51 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHT, LYNNE Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $53,652.18 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROSEMARIE E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $53,652.09 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARLING, ROBERT G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $53,651.98 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHEN, EILEEN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,651.91 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENIZA, DIONA K Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,651.83 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRAD E Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,651.78 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAKES, TISHA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,651.71 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMLOVICH, SUSAN V Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $53,651.50 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, ALEX R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,651.13 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TAWONDA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,650.60 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SHARON L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,650.50 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, COLLEEN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,650.26 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAPPER, DAVID S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,650.08 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, LAKESHIA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,649.46 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETIN, TERESA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,649.10 Date 07/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVERENTI, SUSAN M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $53,648.94 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ASHLEY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,648.89 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KATHA J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,648.75 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, FLORENCE T Employer name Town of Deerpark Amount $53,648.72 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLINI, KRISTIN R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,648.61 Date 12/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TAMARA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,648.35 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-ROLFE, FAITH Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $53,647.98 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DIANE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,647.97 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHIPPS, MEGHAN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,647.85 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,647.82 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYA, ISABEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $53,647.74 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEITH, MEGAN H Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $53,647.46 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, JUDITH M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $53,647.35 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ANELIE G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,647.19 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDZEL, GARY W, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $53,646.92 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, BRUCE E Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,646.78 Date 08/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEASE, ANTHONY D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,646.73 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, KYLE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,646.63 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFBAUER, ANN M Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $53,646.57 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREAT, STACIE M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $53,646.52 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGRAND, JAMES C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $53,646.39 Date 08/20/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, JOHN R Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $53,646.38 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OGUNUSI, MAYA V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,646.31 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, KEVIN T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $53,645.98 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, JENNY L Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,645.86 Date 10/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, VICTOR N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,645.53 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIZIOLI, LOUIS D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,645.44 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, TARA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,645.33 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KAREN P Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $53,644.92 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKAUSKAS, ASTA Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $53,644.70 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALONE, DENNIS F Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $53,644.53 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, LISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,644.52 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,644.45 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCITO, JONATHAN P Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,644.38 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, MAUREEN F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,644.24 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, KELLY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,644.21 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, DEBRA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,644.16 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARY, CAROL A Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $53,643.97 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, HELEN M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $53,643.86 Date 05/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, DWAYNE A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $53,643.81 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOANE, KIM W Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $53,643.69 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SARA E Employer name Washington County Amount $53,643.66 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DENNIS A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,643.65 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MARIA E Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $53,643.26 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, KIM T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,643.09 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT-BRUNO, BARBARA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,642.85 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CURTIS A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,642.33 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUSCH, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,642.32 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, NINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,641.98 Date 02/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRAINO, KERRY A Employer name Sayville Library Amount $53,641.48 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISTROPE, JEAN JOSEPH Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,641.46 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $53,641.45 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDEAUX, JUSTIN A Employer name Town of Almond Amount $53,641.39 Date 12/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,641.11 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANTHONY E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,641.04 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPKEVICH, EDWARD Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $53,640.99 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BARRINGTON A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,640.98 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JENNIFER S Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $53,640.90 Date 04/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RALPH R Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $53,640.84 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREINBROOK, VICTORIA F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,640.84 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWAN, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $53,640.74 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, TONI Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,640.69 Date 05/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTINO, KATHRYN N Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $53,640.69 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, NOEMI E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,640.61 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEDA, FILGIA A Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $53,640.36 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TRAVIS H Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $53,640.20 Date 04/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System