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 CASPER, SUSAN M Employer name Poland CSD Amount $52,244.75 Date 04/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, CHRISTY N Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $52,244.67 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYEA, JOSEPH C Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,244.61 Date 06/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, RONALD E Employer name Town of York Amount $52,244.48 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STEADROY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,244.07 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALNUTT, SHAWN D Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,244.06 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVITT, MARSHALL D Employer name Education Department Amount $52,243.76 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGO, RAHMEL B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,243.74 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBBE, JUSTIN Employer name Schuyler County Amount $52,243.70 Date 12/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, AMY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $52,243.35 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, CARL A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $52,243.27 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, LEE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $52,243.22 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, LYNN A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $52,242.95 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, LAUREN A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $52,242.88 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, SAMUEL J Employer name Oswego County Amount $52,242.80 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIBATAR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $52,242.79 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, JACK P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $52,242.78 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SHAWN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $52,242.76 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUSZEK, JOAN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,242.64 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, MARYANN E Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $52,242.39 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVAREZ, CARMEN G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,242.16 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZIER, NANCY I Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,241.58 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROACH, GLENNA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $52,241.40 Date 04/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINS, RYAN W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $52,241.35 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KAREN E Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $52,241.13 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, CATHERINE B Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $52,240.99 Date 05/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $52,240.76 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOAKES, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $52,240.60 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARTHA R Employer name Orange County Amount $52,240.54 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMERS, LAURA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $52,240.46 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSOPPLE, DAVID A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,240.37 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARDAVOYNE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $52,240.19 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $52,240.14 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, PEGGY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $52,240.09 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARIAN, MAUREEN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,240.03 Date 01/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAELA S Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $52,240.03 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, DANIEL B Employer name Town of Johnsburg Amount $52,240.00 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, PAULINE B Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $52,239.94 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JAMES M Employer name Village of Phoenix Amount $52,239.65 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KELLY A Employer name Greene County Amount $52,239.60 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, LANCE H Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $52,239.47 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSO, BRANDON E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $52,239.20 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYBOR, CORINE V Employer name Erie County Amount $52,239.13 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRGURIC-SMITH, LARYSSA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,239.08 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, ADRIANNA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,239.07 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TODD A Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $52,238.93 Date 12/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, CYNTHIA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,238.54 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYCHALISHYN, KELLY A Employer name Livingston County Amount $52,238.44 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTLE, THOMAS J Employer name Cortland County Amount $52,238.04 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, DARNELL L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $52,237.98 Date 09/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSEVOORT, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $52,237.90 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLABEK, JOSEPH J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $52,237.71 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIECIEN, THOMAS J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $52,237.48 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, DENISE S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $52,237.42 Date 11/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, REGINALD J, JR Employer name Town of Keene Amount $52,237.40 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSINGER, ROBERT D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,237.23 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARSANY, ELIZABETH R Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $52,237.08 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWNINGSHIELD, GRETCHEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $52,236.44 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURM, ANDREA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,236.18 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JOYCE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,236.15 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LAURAN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $52,236.11 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JASON Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,236.10 Date 05/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, THERESA F Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $52,235.84 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCOBONO, JOHN R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $52,235.82 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTY, ARTHUR W, JR Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $52,235.77 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDEK, JOSEPH C Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,235.76 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLI, NICHOLAS F Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $52,235.74 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANA, JASON E Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $52,235.45 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARCY R Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $52,235.24 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, PAUL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $52,235.07 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALT, BRIAN M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $52,234.78 Date 10/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, HEATHER A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,234.56 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE-VELEZ, CHRISTINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,234.48 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DANIEL S Employer name Lewis County Amount $52,234.40 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, CAROL T Employer name Department of State Amount $52,234.39 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS, COLETTE N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,234.11 Date 12/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLYNN, KATHLEEN V Employer name Dover UFSD Amount $52,233.80 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, JAMES D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $52,233.54 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPERIO, AMANDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,233.53 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGRO, MARIE E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $52,233.15 Date 05/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, LAURA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,233.06 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHRIG, MATTHEW Employer name Orange County Amount $52,232.91 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCHO, GARRETT S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,232.74 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINELLA, LAURA A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $52,232.62 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONENFELD, GAIL R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $52,232.46 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELLO, ROBERT J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $52,232.26 Date 07/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON-MUNSON, KAREN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $52,231.98 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAY, EDWARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $52,231.75 Date 02/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMENDORG, CORY L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $52,231.71 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRELL, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,231.54 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIN, JAMES A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,231.44 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSTON, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $52,231.07 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERING, KARL E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,231.02 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CARLSWELL Employer name Ontario County Amount $52,230.88 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMER, STANLEY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $52,230.81 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGENFELD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $52,230.67 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KEVIN L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $52,230.41 Date 11/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, MARY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $52,230.24 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROM, DAVID R Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $52,230.20 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTIONE, KRYSTIN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $52,230.11 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System