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 MC GANN, GREGORY L Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $53,210.49 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZ, KENNETH J Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,209.75 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,209.68 Date 08/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORBORG, MELISSA A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,209.68 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ANNETTE F Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $53,209.68 Date 04/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZKOWSKI, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $53,209.65 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,209.50 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, PENNY L Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $53,209.50 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, STEVEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,209.42 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLUMBE, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $53,209.32 Date 11/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUASTELLA, KAREN B Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $53,208.93 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $53,208.43 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINAERT-WEISHEW, LAURA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,208.01 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRY, ANDREW S Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $53,207.97 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLE, CHARLES J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $53,207.82 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, MATTHEW R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $53,207.61 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, NINA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $53,206.97 Date 02/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,206.66 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JONATHAN I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,206.58 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MELISSA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,206.36 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MELISSA T Employer name Village of Island Park Amount $53,206.25 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARDI, ANTHONY E Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $53,206.17 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HNIZDO, DEAN J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,206.06 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, DONALD D Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $53,205.64 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MEGAN P Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,205.41 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DANIEL Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $53,205.34 Date 03/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDUNO, ELIZABETH R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,204.90 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPIN, ERIKA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $53,204.88 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $53,204.15 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIA-KLUGMAN, CAROLE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,203.76 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMPLAND, TAMMY L Employer name Hannibal CSD Amount $53,203.68 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERULLO, ANTHONY S Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $53,203.57 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBUTTONI, DANIELLE M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $53,203.13 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATOLI, TERESA B Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,203.04 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, EILEEN S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,202.75 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, LORRAINE A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $53,202.70 Date 07/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLITZ, RICHARD F Employer name Village of Florida Amount $53,201.75 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDENBAUM, GUNTHER Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $53,201.70 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, FREDERICK A, JR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $53,201.48 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, EDWARD M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,201.48 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Town of Wilna Amount $53,201.32 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,201.25 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, LYNN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,200.98 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNATT, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Collins Amount $53,200.89 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTELL, JANE C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,200.86 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, DAVID T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,200.71 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGARO, EDWARD Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $53,200.70 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMAN, ERIC S Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $53,200.05 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, JESSIE S Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $53,200.03 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID W Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $53,199.81 Date 05/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPS, MATTHEW S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,199.37 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRIN, GARY E, JR Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $53,198.79 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, DEBRA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,198.78 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASALIDES, CAROL M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $53,198.56 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, FRANCIS C Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $53,198.24 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHAM, MARILYN L Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $53,198.08 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, THOMAS M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $53,197.94 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, LAWRENCE Employer name Erie County Amount $53,197.59 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAHER, WENDY M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $53,197.54 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROESBECK, ADAM J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $53,197.44 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, NICHOLAS J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,197.43 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JUAN J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $53,197.26 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JOHN M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $53,197.11 Date 01/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, ANITA K Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $53,197.08 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONDERO, JOHN W Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $53,197.04 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, STEVEN J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $53,197.02 Date 05/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, HOLLY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $53,196.98 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROL, MAXINE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $53,196.96 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLY, BRENDA J Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,196.87 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEINFEST, BRUCE W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $53,196.44 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, JOSE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $53,196.23 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, ALLYN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $53,196.20 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVOR, WILLIAM B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,195.97 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, DANIELLE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $53,195.79 Date 05/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, SHERITTA L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $53,195.69 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, KATHY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,195.63 Date 05/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, DENA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $53,195.35 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, DEBORAH I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $53,195.17 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $53,195.06 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JUDITH R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,194.87 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, BRYANT C, III Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,194.78 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, EILEEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $53,194.76 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPERNAULT, MICHELLE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $53,194.75 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, KENNETH T Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $53,194.75 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABOZZI, ANDREA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,194.23 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, FREDRICK J, JR Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $53,194.22 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNAVITA, AMANDA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,194.00 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, MELANIE M Employer name Orange County Amount $53,193.79 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, PENNY S Employer name Allegany County Amount $53,193.77 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, EMILIE L Employer name Albany County Amount $53,193.48 Date 03/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, JACQUELINE F Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $53,193.29 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALCUP, DENNIS M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $53,192.92 Date 04/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, AMANDA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,192.90 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUB, MICHAEL G Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,192.54 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRO, PRIMO E Employer name Rockland County Amount $53,192.53 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, KEVIN E Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,192.44 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, DAVID V Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $53,192.25 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAKSTA, ELAINE E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $53,192.11 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, LUCRETIA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $53,192.11 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARSKI, SHERYL A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $53,192.11 Date 06/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System