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 MULLEN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,099.66 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, BRITTANY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $53,099.01 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRERA, CARLOS M Employer name Village of North Hills Amount $53,098.86 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVEN, STELLA Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $53,098.82 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLELI, MICHAEL J Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $53,098.82 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, MARCIA R Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $53,098.72 Date 10/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, ANNETTE E Employer name Ulster County Amount $53,098.51 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEGONA, JOHN E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $53,098.39 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKES, FREDERICK W, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,098.22 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, SAMUEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, CAROLYN G Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLILO, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, CONSTANCE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, BRIAN Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUHLE, DEBRA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, SABRINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,097.70 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPER, TODD J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $53,097.60 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, KEITH A Employer name Broome County Amount $53,097.46 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, JEANNE-MARIE Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $53,097.45 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, JOSHUA L Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,097.33 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHARLES R Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $53,097.02 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDMAN, ANNE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $53,096.69 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, NICKY Employer name Saratoga County Amount $53,096.63 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGAN, MARY A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,096.43 Date 07/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, PETER C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $53,096.09 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TAMMY L Employer name Chemung County Amount $53,096.00 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ERNEST C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,095.94 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEYARD, KAREN E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $53,095.82 Date 06/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORENDO, DORIS E Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $53,095.48 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $53,095.43 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, SAMUEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $53,095.37 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, ROBERT C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,095.28 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SHIRLEY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $53,095.23 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MATTHEW P Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $53,095.09 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, ANGEL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,094.91 Date 11/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JENE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,094.90 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, MELVEANIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,094.17 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Livingston County Amount $53,093.91 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KENNETH G Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,093.90 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANGER, MARY E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $53,093.74 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST-FIORE, LORI J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $53,093.16 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREAUX, KIMBERLY J Employer name Erie County Amount $53,093.01 Date 08/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSARES, ALLISON J Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $53,092.84 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUKALA, RYAN E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $53,092.62 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, RYAN G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $53,092.54 Date 07/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDER, CHAD J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,092.54 Date 08/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SONYA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,092.54 Date 06/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, BENJAMIN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,092.48 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICZEWSKI, MARK E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $53,092.21 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, JENNIFER Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,092.16 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARKA, JO ANN M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $53,091.93 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVRIA, ANDREA E Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $53,091.66 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, DAMONNI D Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $53,091.60 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, L JOSEPH, III Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $53,090.49 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, RYAN C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $53,090.27 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, SUSAN B Employer name Akron CSD Amount $53,090.05 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPA, REBECCA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,089.78 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,089.26 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTEMYER, JESSICA R Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,089.14 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPELL, HENRY A Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $53,089.14 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASS, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Darien Amount $53,088.91 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,088.52 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GELDER, JOHN W Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $53,088.23 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, MITCHELL D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $53,088.15 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Marion Amount $53,088.11 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, MARK J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $53,088.07 Date 03/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, VICTORIA L Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $53,087.91 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JAMES J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $53,087.66 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,086.93 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, KEVIN G Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $53,086.65 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, MORRIS A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $53,086.53 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATEK, MICHELLE C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $53,086.43 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $53,086.41 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZI, COSIMO Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $53,086.16 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBEJIAN, DUANE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,085.92 Date 04/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHEN, JAMES F, JR Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $53,085.81 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANWARREN, RANDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,085.74 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RICHARD A Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $53,085.74 Date 06/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, SANDRA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,085.68 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, EILEEN M Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $53,085.45 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, STEVE EDWIN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $53,085.39 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIGLIO, MARIANNE C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,085.10 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, BARBARA A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $53,085.10 Date 08/19/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONA, MICHELE I Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $53,084.75 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLIS, TERESA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $53,084.61 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANOY, MARY L Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $53,084.50 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, DIANA C T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,084.24 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, WILLIAM A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,084.20 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, HEDDA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $53,083.91 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIERCIO, JUDITH V Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $53,083.82 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER R Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $53,083.77 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, SIMONE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,083.73 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYSENLLARI, ALIDA Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $53,083.49 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, BARBARA L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $53,083.37 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, COREY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $53,083.16 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, KAREN M Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $53,082.73 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEOD, DONALD K Employer name Greece CSD Amount $53,082.71 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNAIEF, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Cornwall Public Library Amount $53,082.41 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, COLLEEN A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $53,082.37 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System