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 FLORACK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,623.47 Date 12/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, DENISE F Employer name Education Department Amount $53,623.33 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFI, DAVID K Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,623.19 Date 01/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARS, JOSHUA A Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $53,623.18 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYNOE, SYLVIA J Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $53,623.09 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTASZCZYK, SANDRA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $53,622.99 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, JOHN D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,622.92 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECCE, JANET C Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $53,622.76 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDHOLM, CURTIS E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $53,622.72 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERDT, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $53,622.66 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, JACQUELYN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,622.09 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, PAMALA L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $53,622.09 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EYLES, JONATHAN L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $53,622.04 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSCHEL, GRAYAM E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,621.75 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, SANDRA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,621.01 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANCIEW, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,620.55 Date 05/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRY, THOMAS J Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $53,620.51 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JAMES S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $53,620.43 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, SHARIA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,620.32 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, JACQUELYN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,620.09 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, MARY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,620.00 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLARENCE L Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,619.74 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, JOCELYN A Employer name Genesee County Amount $53,619.69 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, RODNEY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,619.40 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, KENNETH T Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,619.38 Date 10/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODESTE, SHANTE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,619.07 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTI, MELISSA K Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,618.97 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITILLO, NICOLE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,618.81 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNDSAY T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,618.61 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXSON, VANESSA Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,618.59 Date 04/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAROSZ, LUANNE M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $53,617.94 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, WILLIAM D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,617.74 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPONE, GIANFRANCO Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $53,617.72 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKIN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Albany County Amount $53,617.69 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,617.38 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERLIN, NAOMI R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,616.98 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCETT, ELIZABETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,616.79 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, WILLIAM E Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $53,616.70 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, LAWRENCE Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $53,616.47 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, DAYNA MARIE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $53,616.29 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, JAMES B Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $53,616.25 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZAN, MAGDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,616.24 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, VICTORIA M Employer name Village of Walden Amount $53,616.19 Date 11/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, SCOTT R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,616.13 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANDRES Employer name Glen Cove Housing Authority Amount $53,616.04 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, MARIA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,615.91 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, KYLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,615.87 Date 08/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $53,615.64 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSTADT, LOUISE V Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $53,615.63 Date 01/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DIANA S Employer name Madison County Amount $53,615.46 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARTER, DWIGHT J Employer name Auburn Housing Authority Amount $53,615.34 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL, WILLIAM L Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $53,614.95 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GU, LONG Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $53,614.33 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, JOSEPH R Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,614.31 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAUL, ROCCO M, JR Employer name Town of Webb Amount $53,614.31 Date 05/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CALVIN G Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,614.26 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVIZA, MARC R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,614.08 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, MELINDA K Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,613.51 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZCRUZ, TRACY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $53,613.23 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACOS, JOHN E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $53,613.14 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, KEVIN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,613.08 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDWIN M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,613.06 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MAUREEN R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,612.93 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD L, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,612.71 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDREW T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $53,612.70 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, JOY Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $53,612.64 Date 08/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DEEPA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,612.07 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONORA, CARINA I Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,612.06 Date 02/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLVESTER, DAVID W Employer name Madison County Amount $53,612.05 Date 08/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROCKY, HEATHER J Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,611.98 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKA, RANDY J Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $53,611.93 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, DEBORAH C Employer name Arkport CSD Amount $53,611.92 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,611.83 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DONALD E Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $53,611.70 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DANNY L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,611.69 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, MICHAEL P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,611.59 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPES, KRISTIN C Employer name Village of Fishkill Amount $53,611.17 Date 01/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, DONAL R, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $53,611.16 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAILLON, JOHN S Employer name Village of Canton Amount $53,610.96 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVANTI, DANA F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $53,610.94 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, ANTHONY C Employer name Albany County Amount $53,610.87 Date 07/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VICKI L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,610.63 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, CATHERINE A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $53,610.57 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, LORI A Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $53,610.50 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMFELD, ANITA C Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $53,610.37 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, CATHERINE M Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,609.87 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHUM, COREY L Employer name Town of Eagle Amount $53,609.68 Date 07/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, JEAN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,609.55 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, LARRY F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,609.31 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, JONATHAN B Employer name Village of Cattaraugus Amount $53,609.28 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SHARON I Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,609.22 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFENS, CATHERINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,608.94 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RICHARD D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,608.92 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUYATTI, MIGUEL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $53,608.89 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIVKA, BRAD M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $53,608.78 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREYOR, RONALD P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,608.42 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUBAUER, SUSAN K Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,608.21 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALICE I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,607.93 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, KEVIN W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,607.93 Date 03/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, JEANETTE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,607.76 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System