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 NOLAN, DIANE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,441.90 Date 06/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, MELISSA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $53,441.90 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MARGARET L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,441.90 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, LINDA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,441.90 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLENBERG, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,441.90 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCI, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, KIMBERLY A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $53,441.90 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, CAROLYN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,441.90 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINTRAUB, DEBORAH R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $53,441.90 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of State Amount $53,441.90 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, CHRISTINE P Employer name Department of State Amount $53,441.90 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Department of State Amount $53,441.90 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAWI, CAROLE D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,441.90 Date 04/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN, MARGARET B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,441.90 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, SCOTT W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,441.90 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, LISA ANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $53,441.90 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACCIANO, TREACY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,441.90 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINKE, TAMMI M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,441.90 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, DAWN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIOR, SUSAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,441.90 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, AMY L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $53,441.90 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESCIER, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $53,441.90 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLETTI, SHARON JANE Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,441.90 Date 04/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASANOVA, TERESA R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,441.90 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, VICKI Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $53,441.90 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAROENSOOK, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,441.90 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOW, DARLENE A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,441.90 Date 05/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, JEAN L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,441.90 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, LAURA L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,441.90 Date 02/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, CHERYL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $53,441.90 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETTERAU, MARGRIET D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $53,441.90 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALBO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,441.90 Date 05/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,441.90 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLACK, JULIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $53,441.90 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEL, DIANE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $53,441.90 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWENSTEIN, SUE ELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,441.90 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKARD, MARY ELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,441.90 Date 08/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERDUTI, CHERYL M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,441.90 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISALLI, DEBORAH L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,441.79 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,441.73 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARSIA, IVANA Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $53,441.53 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, EVAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,441.23 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELIZABETH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,441.21 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIA, LARRY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,440.81 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENEY, JOSEPH J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,440.55 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOSEPHINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, BARBARA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BARBARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYSINSKY, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETO, RINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, GLADYS M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC INTOSH, VIKKI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, JACQUELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, GLORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLANSKY, HELAINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROTTA, LORETTA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, DEBORAH W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRIDON, CATALINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, DOUGLAS R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.80 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, SARAH M Employer name Caledonia-Mumford CSD Amount $53,439.50 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, SHANE M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,439.42 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRIO, CAITLIN B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,439.40 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDARI, LYNDA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,439.14 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BRIAN L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,439.12 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASZKOW, PENNY P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,439.12 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPSTEAD, PAUL L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $53,439.06 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,438.46 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID E Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $53,438.43 Date 12/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEVINE, KATHRYN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,438.02 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPAGNO, MICHAEL Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $53,437.98 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSLAND, HENRY C, JR Employer name Town of Duanesburg Amount $53,437.86 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, MICHAEL S Employer name Tioga County Amount $53,437.47 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERWINSKI, LINDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,437.45 Date 01/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, ERIC L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,436.82 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, TAMMY Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,436.32 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLEY, PATRICIA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,436.21 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, VIRGINIA A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $53,435.78 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, BRANDON S Employer name Hudson Falls CSD Amount $53,435.69 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATHRYN T Employer name Broome County Amount $53,435.60 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MICHELLE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,435.43 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIO, ROBERT A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $53,435.16 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBACH, ADRIAN A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,435.04 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, CARMEN R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,434.67 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LALY K Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,434.49 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILDON, KATHERINE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,434.46 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETTMER, JOSHUA E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $53,434.44 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, DOUGLAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,434.20 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLIS, RICHARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $53,434.19 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, EDGAR R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,434.16 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMINS, JENNIFER M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,434.01 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, JAMES F Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,434.01 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNN, EDWIN T Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,433.34 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOU, LEE C Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $53,433.25 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, CHI H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,433.24 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGSTAFF, ALLEN L Employer name Brasher Falls CSD Amount $53,432.87 Date 01/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, LORELEI A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,432.80 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILRAVY-ACKERT, RICHARD L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $53,432.58 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LIDDO, THERESA Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $53,432.29 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System