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 STRASSER, ALICE P Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,630.48 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NORMAN E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,630.47 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLL, ANTHONY H Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $51,630.42 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELAND, THOMAS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,630.36 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTIGUA, VERONICA E Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $51,630.12 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECDIVERT, FRANTZ Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,630.10 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZI, JOHN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,630.02 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNGARTZ, DEBORAH M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,629.86 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, JOHN Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,629.82 Date 12/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCZE, KATHRYN C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,629.60 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KAREN L Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,629.31 Date 11/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENSTON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $51,629.18 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS TEIXEIRA, CATIA MARLENE Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $51,629.16 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, ANALIZA C Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $51,628.96 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARDSLEY, SUZANNE A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $51,628.88 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIL, CINDY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,628.78 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, DANIELLA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,628.71 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, KRISTIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,628.50 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, TAMMY M Employer name Cortland County Amount $51,628.46 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, CARLOS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,628.39 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, ALINA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $51,628.34 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, LAUREN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,628.07 Date 07/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIAM, SOKHNA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,627.77 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JUDY A Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $51,627.53 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, SALVATORE Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $51,627.51 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, RICHARD Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,627.47 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERMAN, STEPHEN S Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $51,627.17 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDEN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Town of Victor Amount $51,627.06 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHANY, CHARLENE L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $51,626.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISLOP, TAMIKA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,626.38 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACH, JOHN B Employer name Broome County Amount $51,626.38 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, JANET L Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $51,626.23 Date 06/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DIANNE F Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $51,626.14 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, LYNDA A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $51,626.10 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, GARY R Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $51,625.88 Date 01/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, KAREN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,625.76 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, KYLE G Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,625.75 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MAUREEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,625.61 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRANDEN B Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,625.59 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, MICHAEL P Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $51,625.20 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RICHARD H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $51,625.10 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JAMES A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,625.02 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOSE L Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $51,624.95 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEOD, MELISSA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,624.92 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNESON, BROOKS M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,624.86 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCENTE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,624.83 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DAVID H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,624.70 Date 10/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHLE, EILEEN F Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $51,624.63 Date 11/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGAL, NATHAN A Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $51,624.55 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, ASHER G Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $51,624.29 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KENYA S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,624.27 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, SARAH B Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,624.17 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,624.09 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, PAMELA S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,624.09 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $51,623.91 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, BERNIE, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $51,623.85 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHOENIX, LARRY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,623.72 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, RICHARD K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,623.52 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DANIEL J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,623.48 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVETT, THOMAS A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $51,623.44 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPOLO, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,623.08 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEHNER, JEREMY D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,622.99 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, DAVID T Employer name Town of Canton Amount $51,622.81 Date 05/31/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSS, JAMES C Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $51,622.46 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EADES, EDMONDE S, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,621.64 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARTINE Employer name Orange County Amount $51,621.62 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMEO, JESSE L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $51,621.49 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ABABACH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,621.31 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPONTES, STEPHANIE N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,621.27 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNINGER, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $51,621.26 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, DANIEL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $51,621.22 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSLANDER, WAYNE A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $51,621.17 Date 01/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEGUIDA, DIANA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,621.07 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXTATER, DIRK A Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $51,620.99 Date 09/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINWANDEL, JUSTIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,620.45 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, DONALD G Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $51,620.32 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALIVYKO, GEORGE E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $51,620.14 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, JESSICA S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $51,619.87 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLTION, STEVEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,619.87 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDI, DAWN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,619.86 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURITSON, DAVID M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,619.86 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHORSKY, HELEN K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,619.83 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSMAN, MIKHAIL Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $51,619.61 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Byron Amount $51,619.57 Date 04/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ETTEN, KERRY W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,619.53 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDBERG, KATIE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,619.45 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JEANENE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,619.25 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, THOMAS D Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $51,619.13 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWORTH, TAMMY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,619.09 Date 12/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINEY, BRIAN T Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,619.02 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEJKA, JANET E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,618.70 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,618.44 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ANNE Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,618.17 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, DARCY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $51,617.83 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDONE, JOSHUA L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $51,617.82 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, AMANDA M Employer name Albany County Amount $51,617.77 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, IRENE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,617.51 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANNAN, KIMBERLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,617.35 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, BRYAN D Employer name Essex County Amount $51,617.34 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, CARRIE A Employer name Cheektowaga-Sloan UFSD Amount $51,616.82 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System