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 ROYSTER, CRYSTAL R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $51,371.74 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, MARK A Employer name Allegany County Amount $51,371.45 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $51,371.23 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCANGELI, ANDREA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,370.88 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Enfield Amount $51,370.82 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, SARAH M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,370.77 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, BARBARA E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $51,370.73 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWER, JEFFREY A Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $51,370.59 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGIDO, KARINA E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $51,370.58 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, MICHAEL F Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,370.49 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANISON, ERIC F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,370.41 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CECIL G Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,370.18 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOAN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $51,369.70 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBYAH, KATHY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,369.62 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KELLY M Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $51,369.31 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAKACH, WILLIAM J Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $51,369.22 Date 05/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, STEVEN C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $51,368.90 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TINA N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,368.87 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAVALACI, ANTONELLA Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $51,368.83 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SUSAN D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $51,368.68 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Town of Schoharie Amount $51,368.66 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMELFARB, IRA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,368.63 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASSI, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $51,368.53 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, AMBER D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,368.25 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLMAN, SANDRA Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $51,368.12 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERLINGER, CHRISTINE M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $51,367.75 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHYAM, MAHESWARI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,367.72 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $51,367.41 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMES V Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,367.29 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWANTDESAI, SAGAR P Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,367.14 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, ROBERT J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,367.14 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, MARYELLEN Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,367.11 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOHN B Employer name Town of Webb Amount $51,366.57 Date 06/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TFELT, TIMOTHY L Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $51,366.35 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUG, ERICA F Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,366.33 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIAK, TRACIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,366.12 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAJAC, KERRY P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,366.12 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, DEBORAH J Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,366.06 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,365.91 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DAVID L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $51,365.64 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEYTON, CIMMERON L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $51,365.58 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, CATHY A Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $51,365.58 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN-ANDERSON, KETINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,365.22 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNEO, LORENZO K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $51,365.16 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SHERI A Employer name Sackets Harbor CSD Amount $51,364.99 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROPALLO, TIANA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,364.82 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, KARIN L Employer name Erie County Amount $51,364.45 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, MARY L Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $51,364.38 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKELER, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $51,364.21 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORILLE, BERNARD D Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $51,364.16 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, PATRICIA A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $51,364.08 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, RITA Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,364.04 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,363.94 Date 11/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINK, ANDREW J Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,363.68 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTEE, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,363.48 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, APARNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,363.27 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ELAINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,363.06 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, LINDA S Employer name Greene County Amount $51,362.93 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, THOMAS S, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,362.86 Date 03/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOON, DAVID G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $51,362.53 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, JACQUELINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,362.20 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIE, DARLENE M Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $51,361.29 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, ERIC M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $51,361.03 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $51,360.89 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Oswego County Amount $51,360.70 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADKA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,360.39 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, SCOTT B Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $51,360.24 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIANO, MICHAEL G Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,360.05 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLEY, ANGELA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,359.70 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, VERNA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $51,359.56 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTIS, SHANNON J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,359.42 Date 06/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, MATTHEW J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,359.25 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIBNER, KERRY L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $51,359.20 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, RICHARD D Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $51,359.19 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORFER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $51,358.89 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, DEJUAINE G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,358.58 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIKWAD, ASMITA S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,358.27 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO-MACCHIA, ALEXANDRA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,358.17 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULINSKI, JACKLYN T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,358.16 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEVIN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,358.12 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, JAMES C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $51,358.04 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYWOOD, MELISSA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,357.82 Date 09/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, MARCIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,357.46 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMDANI, MARION T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,357.38 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JEFFERY V Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,357.25 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, MURLENE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $51,357.23 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLENTZ, JEREMY M Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $51,357.18 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $51,357.15 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUDANA, KARIN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,355.90 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, CHRISTINA C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,355.78 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, RENEE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,355.70 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, ANN MARIE Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $51,355.48 Date 11/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, JULIE C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $51,355.47 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLASANA, BARBARA J Employer name Broome County Amount $51,355.05 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LINDA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,354.96 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,354.86 Date 04/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBINSKI, JUDITH D Employer name Broome County Amount $51,354.53 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-EDWARDS, CAROLYN Employer name Broome County Amount $51,354.53 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMP, MARK C Employer name Broome County Amount $51,354.53 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIGNO, MICHELE M Employer name Broome County Amount $51,354.53 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System