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 SAMPEUR, TAINA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,659.62 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, RODNEY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,659.56 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVOR, JOSEPH F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,659.52 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, KATHLEEN E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,659.16 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, DANIELLE N D Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,659.04 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, TIMOTHY J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,659.04 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNIE, MARK D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,658.90 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $51,658.64 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, LAMAR M Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,658.58 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDE, MARIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,658.14 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYED, YASMIN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,657.34 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDORE, PATRICIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,657.06 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCHHAUSER, SHARI J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,656.95 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, WAYNE D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $51,656.93 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, REBECCA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,656.88 Date 11/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMATH, SCOTT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,656.85 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SISCO, KAREN A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $51,656.59 Date 09/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAL, KENNETH I Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $51,656.49 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHERSON, CAROLINE Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $51,656.35 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CLAY J Employer name Town of Cortlandville Amount $51,656.10 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JEFFREY N Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,655.91 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCIOS, OSCAR A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,655.76 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDEN, LAURIE A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,655.59 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $51,655.52 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEHN, MICHELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,655.47 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURGARICH, TRACY L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $51,655.29 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, NELSON Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $51,655.13 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, OSVALDO D Employer name Education Department Amount $51,655.09 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODMAN, FREDERICK A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $51,654.67 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STEPHEN K Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,654.66 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDY, JAMES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,654.57 Date 12/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHBUB, ABDULLAH AL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,654.35 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERIBURY, JASON S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,654.19 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHAN, MAUREEN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,654.04 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GARY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,653.74 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLADIMEJI, PRINCE O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $51,653.36 Date 08/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUSAN L Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $51,653.22 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBUS, SUSAN R Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $51,653.15 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, THERESA K Employer name Madison County Amount $51,653.07 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINK-BRENNAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,653.05 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,653.02 Date 12/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDO, ROBERT D Employer name Village of East Rochester Amount $51,652.90 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, KEVIN J Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $51,652.90 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, DIANE M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $51,652.86 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, ADAM M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $51,652.82 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELLA, KENNETH T Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $51,652.68 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRAND, HEIDI G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,652.63 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTZKE, JENNIFER A Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $51,652.50 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, ROBYN B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,652.47 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JUSETTE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,652.46 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YODER, TARA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,652.25 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,652.25 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLIEN, ROBYN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,651.95 Date 06/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUREK, KIRK J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,651.78 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, KATHRYN E B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,651.56 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALISON T Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,651.55 Date 02/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHON, KATHY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,651.40 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADLEY, LYNNE M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,650.99 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EILEEN S Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,650.86 Date 02/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, JESSICA P Employer name Oneida County Amount $51,650.02 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $51,650.00 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALTHEA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,649.86 Date 11/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, LISA J Employer name Washington County Amount $51,649.27 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ARTHUR A Employer name Fulton County Amount $51,649.23 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAURAYAN, PATRICE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,649.19 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDHAM, MARILYN J Employer name Town of Webster Amount $51,649.14 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LINDA E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,649.11 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMONTELLI, ERIKA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,648.74 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PAULINA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,648.73 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, BERTRAND Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $51,648.54 Date 10/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LEFONZO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,648.47 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, JAMES M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $51,648.16 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOC, JAMES E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $51,648.13 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSINGER, EDWIN K Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $51,647.97 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPERS, SHAWN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,647.90 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYBURN, KYLE W Employer name Yates County Amount $51,647.53 Date 02/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,647.51 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLONKA, BRYAN J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $51,647.39 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINKO, LOUIS, V Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $51,646.86 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, ADAM J Employer name Town of Corinth Amount $51,646.61 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCHESNE, VIVIENNE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,646.59 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVELAS, WILLIAM T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,646.40 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIROLAMO, JEANNE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,646.13 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANIEL Employer name City of Oswego Amount $51,646.06 Date 04/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRELL, DENISE G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,645.97 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, JOHN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,645.94 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,645.75 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANISKO, JANIS B Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $51,645.56 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, JAMES M Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $51,645.41 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, BRUCE R Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $51,644.59 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, HENE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,644.38 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, DEBORAH A Employer name Bayport Blue Point Pub Library Amount $51,643.88 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITENBACH, LOU ANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,643.82 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENKRANSE, STEVEN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $51,643.71 Date 02/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICHIERA, DANIEL A Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $51,643.62 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, DOUGLAS W Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $51,643.39 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, WALTER Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,643.37 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTLER, MATTHEW Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $51,643.24 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHTSON, DIANE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,643.05 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVER-SCHOONMAKER, MARY E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,643.03 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System