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 KEHL, ERIC D Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $53,453.33 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWCROFT, ERICKA N Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,452.64 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, MARK E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,452.60 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNA, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Phelps Amount $53,452.49 Date 05/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAWNE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,451.85 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,451.72 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARAMELLA, CARLA L Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $53,451.70 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JAKE W Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,451.52 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,451.50 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, CAITLIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,451.28 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURE, JEAN C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,451.14 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, JANET L Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,450.84 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKERT, RICHARD F Employer name Putnam County Amount $53,450.82 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO, JORGE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,450.72 Date 11/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSUS, SILVIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $53,450.49 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, JOHN M, JR Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,449.67 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBIN, KENNETH G, III Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,449.52 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, TERENCE A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,449.15 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, SHERRY A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $53,448.77 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMANDA F Employer name Orange County Amount $53,448.62 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, AARON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,448.55 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODDA, MARY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,448.55 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKA, LAKSHMI SOUJANYA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,448.55 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGULE, JOHN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,448.55 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMPERS, JASMINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $53,448.55 Date 06/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDGOOD, SHAKA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,448.55 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, ANNE M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $53,448.55 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPLINGER, BRUCE E Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $53,448.18 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,448.13 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LAUREL B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,448.10 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, MONICA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $53,448.05 Date 06/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREIRA, LAURA J Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $53,448.05 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JASON L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,448.01 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, PATRICK M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,447.79 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Webb Amount $53,447.77 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JAMES F Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,447.64 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODDO, SANDRA D Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $53,447.08 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, KAREN Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,447.08 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CANDACE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,447.08 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, KAREN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,447.08 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, BRENDA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,447.08 Date 07/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROME V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $53,447.01 Date 08/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-THOMAS, NAIJA O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,446.98 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTER, JUSTIN I, II Employer name Nioga Library System Amount $53,446.93 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, FRANK W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,446.66 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, ANDREW A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,446.57 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, SUSAN F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,446.45 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIWARSKI, LINDA Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $53,446.40 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, AMY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,446.31 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCHAR, GARFIELD N Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,446.23 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, JAMELL C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $53,445.92 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPE, BRETT A Employer name Dix Hills Fire District Amount $53,445.51 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DOORN, STORM C Employer name Broome County Amount $53,445.11 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, ELIZABETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,445.10 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, RUSTY K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,445.10 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIOUS, COURTNEY K Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,444.27 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUDRICK, DEBRA A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,444.04 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASBARRO, MICHAEL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,443.93 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, SEAN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,443.74 Date 06/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA QUE, AMORETTE C J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,443.59 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DIANE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,443.47 Date 12/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANUK, DEBORAH A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $53,443.30 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, GERRY C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,443.28 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DOORN, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $53,443.20 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,443.19 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MELISSA B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,443.01 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, CHARLES E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $53,442.97 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMES, BRIAN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,442.92 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, JOSEPH Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $53,442.92 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWER, BRIAN K Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,442.91 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,442.80 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEN, ROBERT F Employer name Jericho Fire District Amount $53,442.80 Date 10/30/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, KATHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,442.66 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JEFFERY A, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,442.53 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLETE, RONALD A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,442.52 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DOUGLAS W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $53,442.40 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROY Employer name City of Kingston Amount $53,442.38 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, RICHARD A Employer name Oswego County Amount $53,442.29 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-MARONEY, KELLY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,442.29 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, PAUL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,442.14 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROXANNE L Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,441.95 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, TAMMY T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESCHOLTZ, BEVERLY A Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $53,441.90 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,441.90 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BOBBI JO Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $53,441.90 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROSE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,441.90 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAFIORE, MARY A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,441.90 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF, RAYMOND E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $53,441.90 Date 08/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAN, ANNE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICKNER, SUSAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, JEANNINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LAURIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JOANNE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, TERRY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 07/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, LINDA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKER, SUSAN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,441.90 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUE, KAREN E Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $53,441.90 Date 03/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, ANNA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $53,441.90 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPROOD, KAREN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RENEE Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,441.90 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System