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 EVERETT, STANLEY Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $53,382.98 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,382.96 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRON, LARRY L Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,382.83 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGER, DOLORES Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $53,382.79 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMES, EMILY V Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $53,382.66 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATH, VIVIAN M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $53,382.66 Date 01/28/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAINE, LUKE T Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,382.62 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JIMMIE J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $53,382.45 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, AMY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, AMANDA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANNELL, LISA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, KERRI A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, KEITH R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, DEBORAH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARALD, SEELOCHNI G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNYIHA, MARTIN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPKIN, KATRINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERNICO, SAMANTHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,382.39 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,382.29 Date 09/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGARIK-ROSINSKY, DOLLY Employer name Albany County Amount $53,382.04 Date 05/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOLINO, NANCY A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,381.89 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,381.82 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JULIET A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,381.82 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKS, KENNETH M Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $53,381.58 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, SHAVASYA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $53,381.14 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVINO, ANTHONY J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $53,381.04 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEGER, SHERRI Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $53,380.93 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RITA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $53,380.83 Date 05/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORINA, DIANE A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $53,380.74 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, JOSHUA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,380.63 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MAUREEN C Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $53,380.61 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, ANTHONY C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $53,380.35 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, FRANCES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,380.18 Date 08/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, KATHLEEN G Employer name Albany County Amount $53,380.00 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDOTTI, JOLYNNE M Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $53,380.00 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, LISA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $53,379.90 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDELL, ZANE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,379.89 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIONNE J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $53,379.74 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, CHRIS T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $53,379.25 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENERCHIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $53,379.20 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SORENSEN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $53,378.79 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, JAMES J, III Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $53,378.71 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANATA, JOHN A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $53,378.61 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, JOHN V Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,378.28 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,378.16 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESIA, CAROL L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,378.02 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHLER, RACHELLE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,378.02 Date 04/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINELLA, KRISTI M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $53,378.02 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFENSOHN, MICHAEL B Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,377.84 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRETKO, EDWARD J Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $53,377.75 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUILKIN, MARCIA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,377.74 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, MATEJKA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,377.51 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, PATRICK C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $53,377.41 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANBACH, THOMAS F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,377.26 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'HOMMEDIEU, RAYMOND Employer name East Meadow Fire District Amount $53,377.26 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, CHERYL L Employer name City of Troy Amount $53,377.04 Date 05/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLVIG, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Mohawk Amount $53,376.96 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCIVAL, RUDY C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,376.73 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIOTTA, JOHN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,376.68 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTCOTT, JENNA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $53,376.42 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, BRITTNEE D Employer name Orange County Amount $53,376.13 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, JASON R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,376.00 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JACK M Employer name Town of South Bristol Amount $53,375.95 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYKSTRA, KAREN Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $53,375.77 Date 05/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, BRET E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $53,375.71 Date 04/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPARELLA, JOANNE Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $53,375.68 Date 04/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, KAREN T Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $53,375.66 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SISE, DAVID B Employer name Town of Keene Amount $53,375.60 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JAMES G Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,375.58 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, ERIKA L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,375.58 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, DENISE D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,375.22 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, SUSAN L Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $53,374.91 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLENDENNING, COLLEEN M Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $53,374.64 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, SEAN C Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,374.55 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, CECILIA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,374.54 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURATORE, DANIELE A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $53,374.45 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBERICH, KERRI A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,374.43 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, ELLA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,374.39 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEANE, DONNA Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $53,374.08 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WILLIAM L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $53,373.81 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENYA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,373.76 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBACH, STEPHEN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,373.53 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, GARY M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $53,373.46 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDYNSKI, BRITTANY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,373.22 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAYSON A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,372.86 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NG, KEVIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,372.22 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MATTHEW J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,372.17 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOVER, NIKITA A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,372.14 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, MARIANNE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $53,372.07 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSO, JOSEPH J Employer name Columbia County Amount $53,371.97 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, DANA L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $53,371.53 Date 07/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, LEE ANN P Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $53,371.38 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-CARNEY, SHARON L Employer name City of Kingston Amount $53,371.26 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAY, ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,370.81 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, THOMAS H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,370.70 Date 12/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHARON M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $53,370.48 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLER, MARC D Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $53,370.45 Date 12/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JENNIFER N Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,370.10 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System