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 COUGHLIN, ROBERT C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.69 Date 03/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, MARK D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.68 Date 03/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKS, NEIL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.66 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.64 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAH, MATHEW Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.63 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, LINDA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.62 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLE, DENISE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.62 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEVERLY, TAMARA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.62 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, GARRETT M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.61 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLER, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.60 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, MARIA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.60 Date 09/01/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADALAMENTI, SUSAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.59 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWENSTEIN, LON G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.59 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHT, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.58 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKYJ, VALORIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.58 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, JENNIE A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.58 Date 09/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, KYLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.57 Date 02/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, LORI L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.57 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHAM, HAN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.57 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEGIE, DOREEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.56 Date 11/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.56 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBIG, STEPHEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,383.52 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE-ZEMOTEL, TAMMIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.52 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, BARBARA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,383.48 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, ANNA M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $51,383.28 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALENICK, JILL M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $51,383.27 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGORSKI, MATTHEW O Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,383.08 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, KELLY L Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $51,383.02 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JASPER V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,382.80 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, SUSAN K Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $51,382.79 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KELLY I Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $51,382.65 Date 09/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTA, SHANNON B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,382.60 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITER, DEBORAH A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,382.59 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, JOHN J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,382.57 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, THERESA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,382.56 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBE RIEGER, HEATHER Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,382.53 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELLY, KRISTIN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,382.52 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, WILLIAM E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $51,382.50 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRENIER, DAWN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,382.43 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBO, NIRIA X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,382.38 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, BRIAN S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $51,382.26 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,381.56 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEFICK, RYAN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $51,381.36 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENIOR, JILL M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,381.25 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, KIM D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,381.16 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, MICHAEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,381.13 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYERS, APRIL H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,380.96 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULIER, MARIE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,380.70 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMERON, FOY Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,380.42 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGERI, CHARLES J, III Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $51,380.34 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, PAMELA K Employer name Department of State Amount $51,380.20 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DESIREE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,380.18 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CHARLES D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,380.16 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BEAU, DONNA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,379.95 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, CATHLEEN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,379.90 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, LOUIS J, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,379.49 Date 03/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VERONICA G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $51,379.45 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, TIFFANY S Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $51,379.23 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLEMUN, SHAREFAH Z Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,379.08 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, LAWRENCE J Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $51,379.02 Date 04/11/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, PHYLLIS E Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,378.84 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABLES, MARIO A Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,378.70 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, KARLA M Employer name Department of State Amount $51,378.56 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, TERRY L Employer name Town of Pulteney Amount $51,377.86 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHEIM, MARGARET S Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $51,377.81 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARDICE, CONNOR W Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,377.80 Date 03/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEDING, DAVID E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,377.21 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEVEN A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $51,377.12 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ORVILLE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $51,377.00 Date 01/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, BRITNEY L Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $51,376.65 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTWAY, JOHN D Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $51,376.59 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, BRIAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,376.40 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISCO, SHARLENE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $51,376.26 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ANTOINETTE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,375.86 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTALBANO, THOMAS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,375.69 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, DEBORAH L Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,375.40 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUDER, JAMES C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $51,375.40 Date 04/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ROSALIE Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $51,375.40 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELI, ROSARIO M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $51,375.22 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAINA, THERESA V Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,375.18 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNZALAN, MINETTE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,375.10 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROT, CLOTUDE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,374.96 Date 10/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $51,374.83 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, RACHEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $51,374.61 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, JILL E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,374.56 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, NANCY C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,374.56 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECOLA, ELIZABETH M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $51,374.41 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTO, FRANCES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,374.39 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, STEVEN D Employer name Town of Trenton Amount $51,374.37 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Hounsfield Amount $51,374.28 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMMONS, ANNE M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,374.17 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYANO, ALEX Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $51,374.12 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, LISA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,373.78 Date 04/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROCIO Employer name Town of Rye Amount $51,373.05 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINT, BRYAN C Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $51,372.90 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CLAUDIA R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,372.67 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBARTH, ANTOINETTE V Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,372.57 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALAK, PATRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,372.27 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICK, ELERY W, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,372.03 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIST, DEBORAH M Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $51,372.00 Date 04/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System