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 SKAVINSKY, ANDREW H, III Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $52,901.04 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, DAVID J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $52,900.97 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABIANO, ERNEST P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $52,900.84 Date 12/27/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, HECTOR N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $52,900.45 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, GINAMARIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,900.22 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, KATHERINE G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,900.22 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, MARILYN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,900.22 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZOLD, KATHLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $52,900.22 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MARY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $52,900.14 Date 05/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGGETT, LESLIE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $52,899.61 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, MAMADOU G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,899.29 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,899.15 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHILAND, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Town of Hoosick Amount $52,899.00 Date 05/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABEL, SCOTT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $52,898.97 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,898.71 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASACCO, GARY Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $52,898.68 Date 08/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBEE, DEBORAH A Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $52,898.62 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFANO, KAREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,898.03 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, EILEEN A Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $52,897.88 Date 11/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMELS, JOYCE S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $52,897.13 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, VAUGHN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,897.10 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, MARYLOUISE Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $52,897.09 Date 01/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZACHEWICZ, WILLIAM Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $52,896.96 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZYNSKI, DEBORA M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $52,896.72 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, LISA J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $52,896.67 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYLAJ, ALBAN Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $52,896.60 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN S Employer name Town of Huron Amount $52,896.54 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LEE R Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $52,896.48 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMINSKI, CAROL J Employer name Putnam County Amount $52,896.43 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLATARCI, SAL J Employer name Town of Lyons Amount $52,896.39 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUETKEN, ERNEST C Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $52,896.39 Date 12/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, GREGORY Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $52,895.72 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ELIJAH S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $52,895.46 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDLING, JAMES T Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $52,895.15 Date 10/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CLAUDETTE M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $52,895.11 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYSEN, DARREN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $52,894.96 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENEAR, MICHAEL C Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $52,894.27 Date 02/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MYNE, DANIEL M Employer name Broome County Amount $52,894.02 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, APRIL WRIGHT Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,893.78 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BO BETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $52,893.78 Date 10/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, SUSAN J Employer name Hamilton County Amount $52,893.54 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KEVIN E Employer name Town of Sparta Amount $52,893.40 Date 08/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ARTHUR N Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $52,893.32 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLEN, EMILY B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,893.22 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKASKIW-POTTER, LYNNE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $52,893.14 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIM, MATTHEW D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,892.73 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CAROLINE A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $52,892.27 Date 09/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOAN Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $52,892.26 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, ALICIA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,892.20 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, TANYA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,891.85 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MELVIN F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,891.82 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, JAMES M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $52,891.68 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGROTE, DEANA L Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $52,891.61 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALPAINY-LIVERMORE, RHONDA K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,891.43 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, HARRY E, JR Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $52,890.76 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KEVIN P Employer name Montgomery County Amount $52,890.57 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, DENISE M Employer name Orange County Amount $52,890.50 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, KEVIN J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $52,889.99 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSELL, GARY D Employer name Herkimer County Amount $52,889.67 Date 08/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, TIMOTHY Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $52,889.67 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRADINE, DANIEL D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $52,889.60 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER HAMMOND, MELISSA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $52,889.44 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, SHANAISIA T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $52,889.35 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, RYAN D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $52,888.87 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, CHARLENE A Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $52,888.87 Date 09/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, STEPHEN M Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $52,888.84 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOYA, ROBERTO Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $52,888.78 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, WILLIAM A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,888.78 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, ANTONY R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,888.66 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURES, ANN MARIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,888.61 Date 10/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDACE, ANTHONY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,888.35 Date 11/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,888.15 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGGINS, DARRYL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $52,888.03 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, TERRI Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $52,888.02 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDSIEDEL, MARYROSE R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,887.83 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBER, CLINTON D Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $52,887.67 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, JAMESON A, SR Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $52,887.57 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, LAMONT B, JR Employer name Madison County Amount $52,887.49 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMESTER, GEORGE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,887.36 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGGS, CHANTELLE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,887.33 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, RICHARD E, JR Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $52,887.23 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICERON, LAGUERRE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $52,886.61 Date 06/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,886.55 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCI, MARIA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $52,886.38 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DONALD C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $52,886.02 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAAS, NICHOLAS T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,885.98 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $52,885.91 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,885.84 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGBORN, LORI A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,885.82 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANYCH, STEPHANIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $52,885.59 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,885.58 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRAULT, HELEN E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $52,885.46 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, LORI J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $52,885.46 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, ELAINE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $52,885.33 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE CHARLES, JOSEP Y Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $52,885.18 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLETTE, MARK A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $52,885.13 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, JERMAINE L Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $52,885.08 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOANNE M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $52,884.78 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENARD, NICHOLAS B Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $52,884.70 Date 05/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, BRIAN M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $52,884.70 Date 05/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System