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 MINISSALE, LORRAINE M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $51,542.24 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINNER, CHERYL A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,542.13 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EILERS, DAVID S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $51,541.96 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIRO, ROBERT Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $51,541.94 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYTCH, GLORIA V Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $51,541.53 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, JASON Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $51,541.51 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCKENBERGER, H CHARLES Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $51,541.00 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JANNELLE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,540.78 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,540.72 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, TASHA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $51,540.21 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, HATYING Employer name Albany County Amount $51,540.09 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNIE, MICHAEL W Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $51,540.08 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, ENOC Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,539.94 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, CYNTHIA L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $51,539.80 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, THERESA R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $51,539.66 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, NANCY A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $51,539.61 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADU, KLU K Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,538.91 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMANN, JAMES S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,538.91 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECH, JOHN F Employer name Town of Champion Amount $51,538.33 Date 11/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, LELAND J Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $51,538.18 Date 01/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDLER, LINDA J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $51,537.89 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, JOHN J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $51,537.89 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, MATTHEW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $51,537.65 Date 02/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ZACHARY T Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,537.58 Date 12/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JANICE Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $51,537.52 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SCHANTA M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,537.39 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOROLY, MARGARET A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $51,536.94 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, CORY A Employer name Erie County Amount $51,536.90 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKIRZHYTUKI, VITALI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,536.67 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANVILLE, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $51,536.67 Date 05/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $51,536.49 Date 11/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOI, KYUNG A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,536.36 Date 09/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DINITTA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,536.21 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $51,536.16 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, DONNA M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $51,536.08 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERSTHEIMER, LISA A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $51,535.91 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFEDIGBO, OBI Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $51,535.90 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWANIEC, JONATHAN D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $51,535.88 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTS, MINDY M Employer name Kinderhook CSD Amount $51,535.85 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, KEITH S Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,535.82 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSING, MARK D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,535.56 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RYAN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,535.35 Date 06/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PATRICIA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,535.34 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGAJ, CATHERINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,535.28 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, NANETTE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,535.07 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENE, KERBY Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $51,535.00 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CYNTHIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,534.70 Date 01/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, ALEX P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,534.69 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, DANIEL Employer name Albany County Amount $51,534.65 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KIM E Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,534.51 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMKE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,534.46 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, KAREN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,534.42 Date 05/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACK, JUDITH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $51,534.39 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, TODD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,534.32 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANAVAN, MARY A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $51,534.21 Date 01/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, ANDREW K Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $51,534.17 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, RICHARD M Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $51,534.16 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMINGTON, CHARLES G Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,533.75 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRYAN R Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $51,533.57 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUND, FREDERICK Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $51,532.87 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS-ELLISON, COLEY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,532.54 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, JASON A Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,532.38 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MICHAEL A Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $51,532.01 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,531.93 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRAYLOW, LASHAWN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,531.25 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, LORETTA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,531.16 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, ANNA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,531.16 Date 09/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLES, WENDY L Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $51,531.04 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $51,530.72 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SHEILA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,530.67 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHARLENE O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,530.45 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDIN, HELEN M Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $51,530.23 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, SUSAN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,530.21 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHOLA, ASHLEY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,530.02 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, PHILIP M Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,529.40 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SME, DIANE Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,529.02 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTMAN GUMBS, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $51,528.98 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUFFRA, MERISSA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $51,528.88 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, EVELYN E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,528.45 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZELLA, JOAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,528.43 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARATTA, DAVID E Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $51,528.27 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRMSCHER, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $51,528.22 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSINNO, CAROL-LEIGH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,528.19 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNARELLI, KATHERINE F Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,528.10 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANDEL, ASHLEY Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $51,527.96 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, DAWN A Employer name Town of Marilla Amount $51,527.72 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,527.71 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENION, DEAN A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,527.53 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRING, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,527.17 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMIN, FELIX Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $51,527.04 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ERNSET J Employer name City of Olean Amount $51,526.44 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARCY, KRISTA V Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,526.23 Date 09/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, VANESSA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,526.06 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMAYE-OBU, SHARONDA N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $51,525.85 Date 04/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM ROZELLE, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $51,525.75 Date 12/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, LAUREEN E Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $51,525.70 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, TYRONE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $51,525.56 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FODORA, AARON C Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,525.54 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT-VIL, ELIZE Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $51,525.28 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LUCCA, PETER J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $51,525.01 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System