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 WILCOX, DONNA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $51,917.74 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBART, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,917.21 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPRIGHT, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,917.18 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPUTA, RICHARD J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,917.16 Date 03/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMONDO, PAUL J Employer name Cheektowaga-Maryvale UFSD Amount $51,917.05 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, IAN O Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $51,916.92 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, DIANNE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,916.92 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMON-SHEELEY, SANDRA Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $51,916.77 Date 10/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ROBIN A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $51,916.34 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, SAMANTHA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,916.08 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLRIDGE, WAYNE E Employer name Town of Constantia Amount $51,916.03 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, CRISTIAN R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $51,915.99 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, PATRICE M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $51,915.95 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, RALPH J Employer name Union-Endicott CSD Amount $51,915.76 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANZIONE, CAROL A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $51,915.63 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACE, MELINDA A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $51,915.60 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN IDERSTINE, ALICIA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,915.58 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBELLA, SUSAN A Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $51,915.47 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,915.42 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELINDA E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,915.22 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, LEROY P Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,915.20 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DANIEL A Employer name Town of Sennett Amount $51,915.20 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEPHEN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $51,915.11 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ALEX E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,915.05 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DEBORAH J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,914.98 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, LAURIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,914.83 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, STEVE A Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $51,914.80 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, DONALD E, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,914.78 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, TODD L Employer name Village of Honeoye Falls Amount $51,914.62 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAIN, BROOKES C Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,914.54 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, RUSSELL A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $51,914.32 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,914.26 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JAMES A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $51,914.10 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, MICHAEL E Employer name Seneca County Amount $51,914.04 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, ALYSIA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,913.91 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, PATRICIA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,913.82 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DIANE M Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $51,913.56 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, PAMELA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,913.56 Date 06/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANET A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,913.56 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLS, ALTON G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,913.56 Date 03/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, JANET F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $51,913.56 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JACQUELINE Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $51,913.56 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARWIEL, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,913.56 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMIO, PATRICIA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,913.56 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBISZ, CHERYL M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,913.56 Date 09/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUANA, LISA M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $51,913.56 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPER, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $51,913.56 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MELODY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,913.56 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARREN, LORI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,913.56 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,913.49 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDANI, LINDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,913.20 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, CYNTHIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,913.16 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFI, TANIA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,913.11 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, MELISSA J Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $51,913.04 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSKOWITZ, BRENDA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $51,912.88 Date 04/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEAT, RANDY L Employer name Town of Elbridge Amount $51,912.52 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAY, BRETT C Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $51,911.21 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAGNIELLO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $51,910.95 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CASEY W Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,910.87 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, SHELLEY A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $51,910.70 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, THOMAS R Employer name Saratoga County Water Auth Amount $51,910.28 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $51,909.84 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, GARY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,909.32 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIS, DAVID A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $51,909.24 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BEVERLY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,909.17 Date 02/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBBEDGE, MAUREEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,909.17 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DANA J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,908.75 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCTIVE, JEROMAINE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,908.65 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREZZO, JOSEPHINE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,908.40 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTO, LAURI Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,908.08 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JOSHUA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,907.91 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIDOMANI, AZARIA S Employer name Orange County Amount $51,907.89 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ANA R Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $51,907.79 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,907.74 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABITZRUTHER, MICHAEL J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,907.71 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TANISHA D Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,907.43 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLONI, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,907.02 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, DANICA E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,907.02 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-PARSON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,907.02 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,906.92 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLAIN, TIA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,906.41 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, ANTHONY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,906.29 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVENNA, TYLER C Employer name Village of Massena Amount $51,906.16 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, SHARLENE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,906.08 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRILL, ROBERTTA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,905.27 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIESSEN, HELEN C Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $51,905.24 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, WILLIAM A Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,905.12 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLEAN, LYNN E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,905.00 Date 07/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YALDEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,905.00 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO, MICHELLE J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $51,904.90 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONTE, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $51,904.79 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, MARIE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,904.49 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, DORENE M Employer name Orange County Amount $51,904.04 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, MYRON J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $51,903.96 Date 01/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, AKEEM G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,903.79 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, JOSEPH P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,903.79 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOROBYEVA, ALBINA K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,903.79 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, ERIN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,903.67 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JAMES M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $51,903.54 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREFORE, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $51,903.43 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System