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 CURTIS, CHARLES D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $51,855.06 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GEE, RANDY L Employer name Town of Arcadia Amount $51,855.02 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, ROBERT A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,854.76 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, JULIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $51,854.63 Date 06/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,854.55 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, JODY L Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,854.33 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADARAJAH, JAYAKUMAR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,854.19 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, ANGELA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,854.10 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, YOLANDA S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $51,854.04 Date 03/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRILLO, CATHERINE M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $51,853.99 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN C Employer name Schoharie County Amount $51,853.90 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPEDON, LISA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,853.87 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOMS, MARK R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,853.67 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY T Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $51,853.34 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, TODD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,853.22 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, BRANDON J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,853.12 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TYRONE P Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,852.54 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MANDOLIN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $51,852.27 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, JANELLE R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $51,852.26 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JESSICA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,852.19 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRISHER, VICKI L Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $51,851.92 Date 11/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, KELLY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $51,851.84 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEBLER, PEARL A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $51,851.73 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKLEY, LU ANN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,851.65 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, INEZ E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,851.49 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $51,851.40 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, CHERYL N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,851.34 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHINSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,851.21 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, GEORGIE J Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,851.19 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALASTRO, EUGENE F Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $51,851.19 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTAL, JODI E Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $51,851.08 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPOLA, NICOLE D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,851.04 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GILSA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,851.02 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOHEY, FREDERICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,850.96 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECKOWSKI, KAREN B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,850.66 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER VEEKEN, EMILY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,850.63 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, SHEILA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,850.25 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBA, JOHN M Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $51,849.55 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, GREGORY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,849.36 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, DEBORAH R Employer name Department of State Amount $51,849.10 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,849.10 Date 09/20/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUE, ROGER M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,849.10 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, DEBORAH L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,849.10 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, DAWN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,849.10 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEZER, BENJAMIN A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $51,849.01 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNIE, JAMES K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,848.44 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELL, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,848.19 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONEAU, JOANN Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,848.00 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURYTA, CHRISTINE R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $51,847.87 Date 04/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,847.85 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, KENNETH M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $51,847.76 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, MARY R Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $51,847.57 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, RUTH A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $51,847.45 Date 12/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEACHOUT, JACOB B Employer name Town of Orwell Amount $51,847.44 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JANET L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,847.27 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOVIK, ELENA Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,847.09 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYEA, KELLY M Employer name Albany County Amount $51,846.14 Date 04/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINSWORTH, DEBORAH Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $51,845.76 Date 02/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, JUDITH Employer name Commack Public Library Amount $51,845.72 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, GEORGE W, JR Employer name Town of Little Falls Amount $51,845.53 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $51,845.42 Date 05/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, NICHOLAS R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,845.10 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, JENNIFER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,844.99 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, JAMES W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,844.87 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ELLEN J Employer name Tioga County Amount $51,844.86 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, BARBARA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $51,844.82 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTTER, ASHLEY P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,844.71 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUI, MARI S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,844.65 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, SCOTT C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,844.65 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASBURG, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $51,844.65 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, MARC A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $51,844.29 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ROBIN A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $51,844.25 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETO, CAROLINE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $51,843.53 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JOHN H, III Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,843.49 Date 09/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MAZLINE C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,843.22 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOFF, DIANE E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $51,843.08 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURIK, JENNIFER E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,842.78 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESCHAMPS, BERNARD J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,842.68 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEKO, CORLENA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,842.40 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAKES, KATHERINE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,842.36 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $51,842.14 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERISSE, VERNIS Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $51,842.13 Date 01/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, MARSHA J Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,841.95 Date 06/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMAL, JANET Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,841.95 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, LA QUANDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,841.83 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $51,841.68 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCH, PATRICIA A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $51,841.63 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYMECKI, JESSICA A Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $51,841.52 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, COLIN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,841.36 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, WILLIAM J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $51,841.30 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, COURTNEY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,841.29 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, JENNY M Employer name Albany County Amount $51,841.27 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, COLIN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,841.26 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, BRIAN A Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,840.98 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARIEPY, DAWN N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,840.98 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, DENISE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,840.79 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOSCIA, CHRISTINE G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,840.44 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, JORDAN L Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $51,840.27 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEGEL, ALEXANDRA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $51,839.86 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $51,839.52 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System