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 LUNGARO, NANCY A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $53,555.20 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREYER, KAITLIN S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,555.03 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,554.77 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, LORRAINE C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,554.64 Date 05/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, BRIAN B Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $53,554.33 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIE-BERNARDINI, RENEE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,553.93 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES E Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $53,553.81 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWALL, RYAN W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $53,553.66 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, THOMAS T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,553.63 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAISON, HENRY Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $53,553.61 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAIN, JONATHAN W Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,553.54 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, PHANESSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,553.26 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PAMELA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,553.12 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN E Employer name Warren County Amount $53,552.98 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKA, MARIA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,552.92 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARS, DONNA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,552.86 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENREICH, DAVID M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,552.86 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAGO, GILDA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,552.86 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVEANU, LISA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,552.86 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MONIQUE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,552.86 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, DANIELLE V Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,552.86 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALZER, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,552.85 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEHLER, GREGORY E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,552.72 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKS, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,552.72 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARIA M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,552.67 Date 09/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JOSEPH M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,552.16 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPERA, EMMA S Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $53,552.07 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMAN, MARIA T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,552.00 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMARELLA, ROBERT P Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,551.94 Date 11/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, LAWRENCE J, III Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $53,551.43 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, NADIA N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,551.42 Date 11/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSON, TONI Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,551.36 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, KAREN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,551.29 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCHI, DAVID C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $53,551.23 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CAROLYN Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,550.99 Date 03/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, MARK H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,550.43 Date 02/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZEWICZ, MELISSA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,550.41 Date 03/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, JACQULIN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,550.14 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, JUDY F Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,550.07 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, HERBERT L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,550.00 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Newark Valley Amount $53,550.00 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHARON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,549.66 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JUANITA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,549.60 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASELLI, GINA M Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $53,549.32 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAREY, WILLIAM D Employer name Greene County Amount $53,548.83 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WHITNEY O M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,548.69 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Albany County Amount $53,548.56 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Town of Sullivan Amount $53,548.38 Date 04/13/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAKING, DEAN D Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $53,548.17 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCIE, JESSE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,548.04 Date 08/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDE, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Troupsburg Amount $53,548.00 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTERS, MARJORIE L Employer name Royalton-Hartland CSD Amount $53,547.62 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EDWARD T, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,547.40 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, FREDRICK, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,547.35 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, NICOLE D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,547.30 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHWAY-HARDER, AMY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,547.01 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, MARGARITA C Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,546.68 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $53,546.65 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEOWENWORTH, BRYAN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,546.54 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAPILIO, JOSEPH A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $53,546.03 Date 05/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JOHN J, JR Employer name Town of Great Valley Amount $53,546.00 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, CHRISA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,545.98 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, PAMELA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,545.98 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, MANETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,545.98 Date 11/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERRANTE, ROSEMARIE E Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $53,545.95 Date 03/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RANDY Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,545.92 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, RAYMOND P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $53,545.76 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, DAVID A Employer name Town of Plattekill Amount $53,545.51 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $53,545.15 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FALCO, LAURA A Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $53,545.12 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, CATHERINE M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $53,544.97 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGLUT, MATTHEW E Employer name Erie County Amount $53,544.92 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS G Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $53,544.77 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLIN, CARLETTA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,544.69 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTOIRE, ANGEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,544.54 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, NEIL D Employer name Town of Roxbury Amount $53,544.48 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORESTER, KATHRYN J Employer name Steuben Co Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $53,544.40 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, DONNA L Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $53,543.90 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLINO, ROSEMARIE N Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $53,543.62 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCESCO, ANGELA M Employer name Albany County Amount $53,543.46 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, KASSIA I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $53,543.32 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, HELEN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,543.06 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DENICE A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,542.87 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWARK, DANIELLE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,542.10 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, AMEY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,541.98 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELFARB, DAVID B Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,541.74 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMSKY, MARY JANE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,541.74 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, DIANA J Employer name Boces-Herkimer Fulton Hamilton Amount $53,541.74 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, JEFFREY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,541.65 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBSON, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,541.63 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SUSAN A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $53,541.60 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, ALLISON A Employer name Erie County Amount $53,541.45 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, DELMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,541.42 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,541.33 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELLO, PAUL A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $53,541.22 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZE, WAI Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $53,541.11 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, NOLAN N Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $53,540.95 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, ERIC R Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,540.74 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLINSKI, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,540.37 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, AIXA Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $53,540.32 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System