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 HASKINS, RENEE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,607.54 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LARRY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,607.39 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSAINVIL, ARUNS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,607.32 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, KELLY J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $53,607.32 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ANN E Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $53,606.99 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, NANCY A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,606.83 Date 05/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, RICHARD T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $53,606.78 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, WENDY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,606.77 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORROW, SCOTT J Employer name Clinton County Amount $53,606.75 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEY, SHAUNA E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,606.61 Date 02/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLAN, SHARON E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $53,606.57 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, BRIAN R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,605.96 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, DWAYNE G Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,605.84 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLECZYNSKI, JENNIFER M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $53,605.64 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUH, MICHAEL R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $53,605.57 Date 09/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGWIN, AARON D Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,605.49 Date 11/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, NANCY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,605.49 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, CHRISTIAN V Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $53,605.49 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDSTED, ERIC R Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,605.20 Date 06/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MARGARET W Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,605.05 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Carroll Amount $53,605.05 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JAIMEE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,604.94 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LEASAH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,604.42 Date 10/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODKIN, JASON R Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $53,604.38 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, CYNTHIA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,604.37 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIACONA, PATRICIA C Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $53,604.19 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIFF, ABBY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,603.70 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,603.70 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGENTI, JEFFREY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,603.53 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEAUX, JO ANN Employer name Albany County Amount $53,603.14 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMERLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,603.12 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, EILEEN F Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $53,603.04 Date 03/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCAMP, RONALD L Employer name Town of Portland Amount $53,602.44 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,602.27 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RYCKE, CAROL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,602.24 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,602.24 Date 08/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KIERAN P Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $53,602.17 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ANNA M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $53,602.16 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, MICHELLE A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,601.97 Date 08/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, AMY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,601.56 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENSON, MARC C Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $53,601.53 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARK S, JR Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $53,601.52 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCH, KEITH M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,601.46 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATH-FALSO, LAURA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,601.39 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANTHONY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,601.25 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, HOLLY G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,601.25 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETO, NICHOLAS Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $53,600.93 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ-JUSTO, YIANNA I Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $53,600.77 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, LEON A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,600.18 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,600.11 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODRZYWOLSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $53,599.97 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER WERKEN, JONATHAN P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $53,599.72 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, DOREEN Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $53,599.63 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVICK, REBECCA M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,599.57 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, ERIC D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $53,599.44 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, MICHAEL P Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,598.39 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Porter Amount $53,598.27 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,597.59 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BARBARA A Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $53,597.56 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, RICKEY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,597.45 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTINI, DANA L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $53,597.38 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJANOWSKI, JULIE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,596.98 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JOEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,596.94 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOR, MARLYVESKA S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,596.83 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIOTTI, MARIA T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,596.73 Date 01/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, LISA K Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $53,596.52 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREIGHT, JOAN M Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $53,596.32 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, FRANK V, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,596.15 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUHARTY, RITA M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,595.86 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUHARNOIS, ROBERT A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,595.42 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, CHARLES Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,595.36 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINN, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,595.27 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,595.27 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNALLY, PATRICK F Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $53,595.26 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, PAUL A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $53,595.25 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, KEVIN A Employer name North Shore Public Library Dis Amount $53,594.80 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVE, GARY C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,594.78 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, FRANCES A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $53,594.51 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DONALD M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $53,594.21 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, JOHN H Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $53,593.95 Date 07/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, BROOKE E Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $53,593.63 Date 03/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIASSI, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $53,593.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JOHN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,593.58 Date 11/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATON, TERRI L Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,593.44 Date 03/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULKERSON, JAMES D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $53,593.42 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON-RIVERS, KELLIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,593.42 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, ROBERT J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,593.20 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALEY, GLENN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,593.13 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZI, GINO Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,593.08 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSER, KAREN M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,593.07 Date 08/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,593.02 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, CHRISTINA M Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,592.99 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWLING, CAROL J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $53,592.99 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JAN K Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,592.95 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISELY, DENISE A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $53,592.87 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERINO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $53,592.86 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RONDA L Employer name Town of Walton Amount $53,592.82 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHEENA A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $53,592.51 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORFA, ANTHONY A Employer name Education Department Amount $53,592.29 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSLER, VALERIE R Employer name Erie County Amount $53,592.24 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System