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 JEAN LOUIS, TREFELD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,839.48 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREEDEN, TERESA J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,839.25 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $51,839.20 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMONDO, DEBORAH L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,839.01 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DUANE L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $51,838.96 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, LISA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,838.84 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALYSSA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,838.80 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YASKULSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Kendall CSD Amount $51,838.76 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, EDWARD C Employer name City of Beacon Amount $51,838.64 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEL, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,838.49 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, PORTIA F Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $51,838.45 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMODEO, ELISE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,838.40 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLLA, ABRAM LOTFY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,838.40 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JAMES R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,838.33 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERJES, PATRICK R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,837.61 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIPP, PHILLIP L, II Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,837.10 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, DOROTHEA G Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $51,836.85 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, ADAM T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,836.73 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DREW M Employer name Town of Portland Amount $51,836.72 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEBER, LISA M Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $51,836.70 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHOK, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $51,836.48 Date 09/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, SCOTT R Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,836.32 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARLYN Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $51,836.31 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, KRISTEN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,836.10 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, MARY POWERS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,836.10 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLIONE, VITO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,835.99 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, MARIA P Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $51,835.95 Date 11/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, KEITH A Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $51,835.73 Date 02/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPCZYNSKI, C MATTHEW Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $51,835.60 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHANTEL T Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $51,835.40 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, TIMOTHY J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $51,835.09 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENEHAN, JANELLE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,835.01 Date 08/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTAR, TARIQ A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,835.01 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOL, JANICE E Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $51,834.67 Date 11/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, DIANE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,834.45 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANFREDI, LISA K Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $51,834.41 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JEFFREY L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,834.36 Date 02/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIBLEY, JOHN L Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $51,834.34 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Evans Amount $51,834.25 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNEY, DANIEL D Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $51,833.88 Date 11/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROGER N Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,833.19 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, CHRISTINE P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,833.14 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKAF, MATTHEW R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $51,833.07 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC UMBER, SEAN L Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,832.98 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANN, JOANNA Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $51,832.85 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, JAMES D Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $51,832.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESI, BRIANNA L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $51,832.74 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, KENNETH R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,832.69 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEARY, THOMAS B Employer name Town of West Bloomfield Amount $51,832.67 Date 01/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTHOUT, RANDY L Employer name Allegany County Amount $51,832.65 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, SUSAN K Employer name Lt Governor Office Staff Amount $51,832.49 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, KIM V Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $51,832.28 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, CHRISTINA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $51,832.08 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRENDA L Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $51,831.91 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARO, JOAN E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $51,831.71 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOTO, CARLOS E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $51,831.54 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISE, STEVEN R Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $51,831.44 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, NEHREEN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,830.82 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, LOIS B Employer name Essex County Amount $51,830.79 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, BARBARA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,830.50 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALANGER, LAWRENCE F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,830.47 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRECKENGOST, CARL H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $51,829.92 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENGERT, MARK D Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $51,829.76 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIBEL, JOHN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,829.66 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMM, HUGH B, JR Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $51,829.61 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JEREMY D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,829.32 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, DOROTHY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,829.30 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, LEONARD J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $51,828.92 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, ALEX L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $51,828.86 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNN, RAHIMAH Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,828.61 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, CECILIA B Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,828.39 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, MICHELE M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,828.24 Date 02/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SEAN E Employer name Town of Tusten Amount $51,828.07 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ANDREW G Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,828.01 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNAS, LORI J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,827.76 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, NANCY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,827.67 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, NANCY M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $51,827.40 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEYEMI, COMFORT T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,827.12 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, LARRY Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $51,827.11 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLUSE, MEGAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,826.90 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICIA A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $51,826.54 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBECKI, JACOB M Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $51,826.50 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKINGHAM, JOAN M Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,825.63 Date 10/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JOHN P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $51,825.56 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GSELL, KENNETH F Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $51,825.54 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, COLLEEN N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,825.36 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MARK C Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $51,825.20 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, DANIEL G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,824.87 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELBER, MATTHEW E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,824.85 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, ALEXANDER S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,824.71 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, MAUREEN T Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $51,824.65 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DONALD J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $51,824.63 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRYAN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,824.58 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELESKI, PATRICIA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $51,824.17 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JAMES K Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,824.13 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COXALL, TAMEKA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $51,824.04 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVATO, ROSS L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $51,823.80 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, SHARON L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,823.64 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, TERRY E Employer name Town of Warsaw Amount $51,823.26 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, RAY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,823.24 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System