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 COVELL, MEGAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,243.28 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN-LYNCH, CELESTINE T. Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,243.15 Date 10/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCUS, KEVIN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $53,243.12 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERACK, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,243.03 Date 09/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIOPOULOS, GREGORY Employer name City of Watertown Amount $53,242.93 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,242.91 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TZOUGANATOS, VASILIS Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $53,242.57 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, KRISTINA J Employer name Essex County Amount $53,242.49 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PATRICK S Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $53,242.48 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMMER, LINDA A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $53,242.10 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALI, KRISTINA J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,241.93 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, LAURA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,241.84 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, THEODORE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,241.64 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKLEVIS, BARBARA J Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $53,241.55 Date 09/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUVIN, JAMES H Employer name Beekmantown CSD Amount $53,241.39 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RONALD A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $53,241.35 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDD, ANTHONY M Employer name Warren County Amount $53,240.74 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTALDO, SILVANA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,240.72 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTKA, ANJEZA Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $53,240.55 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORRINO, LISA C Employer name Webster CSD Amount $53,240.22 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, IAN T Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $53,240.08 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, FLORENCE M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $53,240.06 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSTON-LEE, KEISHA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,239.95 Date 03/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JEREMY Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,239.86 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS-VIOLETTE, DESIREE M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $53,239.59 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAHAM, JARED M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,239.56 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ERIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $53,239.35 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KENESHIA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,239.27 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, PUJA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $53,239.10 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LAURA E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,239.07 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,239.06 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSINGER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,238.97 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,238.84 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, SHAWN G Employer name Chenango County Amount $53,238.70 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, SEBASTIAN F Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $53,238.61 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZ, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,238.46 Date 11/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, BARBARA J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,238.16 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEVEN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $53,237.84 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, MARK S Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,237.78 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, ELAINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,237.75 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINA, LOUIS J Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $53,237.64 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JONATHAN HANS, SR Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $53,237.64 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARITO, SCOTT A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $53,237.48 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, IAN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,237.31 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOIE, JACQUELINE M Employer name City of Geneva Amount $53,236.98 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERT, DAVID M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $53,236.95 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSEINOVIC, AMIR Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $53,236.65 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNINGSHIELD, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Willsboro Amount $53,236.19 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGERT, DAVID P, SR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,236.14 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBERT, MICHAEL T Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $53,236.11 Date 09/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPSKI, MAUREEN C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $53,236.00 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, SHARON Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,235.91 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, AL QUITA J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $53,235.72 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, MATTHEW J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,235.72 Date 06/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EMELDA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,235.28 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, PAULA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $53,235.11 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROBERT E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,234.93 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAWN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $53,234.75 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVILLE, MARIE C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $53,234.45 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JUSTIN D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,234.10 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLACH, DOUGLAS K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,234.04 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLUS, MATTHEW L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,233.97 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MATTHEW C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,233.49 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILBRANDT, JOHN R, JR Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $53,233.26 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURKE, ROSANNE Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,233.20 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ALICE L Employer name Orange County Amount $53,232.89 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, SABRINA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,232.76 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISMAR, RACHELLE A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $53,232.75 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILHOLLAND, NORMA J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,231.99 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALZMAN, JOHN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,231.98 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, ALLAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $53,231.69 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, IDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,231.47 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRZAZGOWSKI, RICHARD C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 04/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, ANTHONY V Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, ANDREW D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVEY, ROBERT L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 04/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUILIANO, JAMES C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JONATHAN P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, JEFFREY J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $53,231.17 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, TERRY S Employer name Fulton County Amount $53,231.03 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZ, PAMELA M Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,230.71 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, AMY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $53,230.52 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLOP, JOANNE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,230.35 Date 07/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JENNIFER L Employer name Yates County Amount $53,230.35 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, DAVID T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $53,230.33 Date 12/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CARAH V Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $53,230.05 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIXLEY, GINA M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $53,230.03 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, VINCENZO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,229.97 Date 04/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMIA-BORTHWICK, LAURA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,229.68 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,229.51 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENS, TIMOTHY S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,229.44 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TABITHA E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $53,229.42 Date 09/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, ALLEN J Employer name Town of Champlain Amount $53,228.98 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEVEN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $53,228.94 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ALYSSA D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $53,228.92 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, THOMAS L Employer name Town of Barre Amount $53,228.73 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRELL, JANET L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,228.68 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUROCHER, ASHLEY L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $53,228.59 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System