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 VENT, AMY H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,322.49 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAHUIS, CALIXTO R Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $51,322.49 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEW TOWN, JOHN J Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $51,322.37 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JEFFERY L Employer name Village of Union Springs Amount $51,322.31 Date 06/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ROBIN G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,322.17 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, VINCENT J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,322.00 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCROFT, WILLIAM P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,321.78 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHER, JAMES E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,321.60 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, EILEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,321.41 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLA, CLIVE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,320.94 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAGATE, KIMBERLY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,320.25 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SISKAVICH, SHERRIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,320.22 Date 02/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGOR, ELIZABETH M Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,320.20 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARY R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $51,320.13 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ROBIN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,320.09 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, KATHERINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,319.95 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBBEKS, CHRISTINE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,319.66 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES-CARVELLA, ROSEMARIE L Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $51,319.59 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, BARBARA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,319.34 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOSKIE, ANDREW P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $51,319.23 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOW, JERI-LYN Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,319.16 Date 09/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, RANDALL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,319.04 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE, NORA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,319.00 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, PATRICIA K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,318.90 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDLER, RAYMOND H Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $51,318.72 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRRELL, MEGAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,318.70 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPIA, TAYLOR A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $51,318.48 Date 04/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARCZ, KAREN L Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $51,318.43 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLINGTON, DEVON D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,318.39 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS TM, ABYMOL Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $51,318.38 Date 07/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MAWRIN V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,318.36 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINO, ADAM D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $51,318.24 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALPEZZI, NGA H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,318.20 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, YVONNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,317.92 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MARTHA F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,317.76 Date 10/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, EMILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,317.75 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORD, JOHN K, III Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $51,317.71 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLES, NICHOLE M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $51,317.68 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAMO, AMBER Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,317.32 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZELOW, JOHN S Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $51,317.05 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR-NORRIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $51,316.94 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADERHOLD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $51,316.85 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $51,316.68 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGAS, THOMAS E Employer name Putnam County Amount $51,316.65 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPA, LINDA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $51,316.58 Date 09/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORULLA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $51,316.41 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAROLYS, MARIE Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $51,316.04 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDIELLO, JESSE W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,315.85 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZMAR, SUSAN C Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $51,315.09 Date 01/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, APRIL LYN Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,314.95 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGELSANG, JAMES L Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $51,314.71 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLER, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,314.60 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARY T Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $51,314.58 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIAN, LA' ISHA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $51,314.58 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, JUAN J Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $51,314.39 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ENTEE, DAVID J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $51,314.32 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLER, JOLENE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,314.24 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, TERRENCE P Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,313.85 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLBUC, ZACHARY F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $51,313.79 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY-BEY, VIRGIL E Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $51,313.57 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SEAN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,313.55 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, JOYCE M Employer name Orange County Amount $51,313.53 Date 03/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANE, ARLENE F Employer name Orange County Amount $51,313.51 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Orange County Amount $51,313.50 Date 10/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARETT, MARIA P Employer name Orange County Amount $51,313.50 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRUS, WILLIAM L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,313.27 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SHELENE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,313.08 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, JEFFREY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,313.03 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBFRED, DAVID E Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $51,312.88 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KENNETH M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $51,312.88 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, JACOB H Employer name Town of Nanticoke Amount $51,312.80 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, ROSEMARIE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $51,312.68 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, CONCETTA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $51,312.60 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, KAREN S Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $51,312.60 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, TYLER J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,312.52 Date 07/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,312.07 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, GEORGIANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,312.07 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,312.06 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LISA J Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $51,311.99 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RICKY A Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $51,311.40 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, DONNA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,311.19 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRINO, JOSEPH Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $51,311.02 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, DENNIS H Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,310.85 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, JAMES W Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $51,310.85 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, VINCENT J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,310.79 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, HEIDI R Employer name Albany County Amount $51,310.64 Date 08/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, BETH A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $51,310.61 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TIMOTHY T Employer name Town of Watertown Amount $51,310.54 Date 02/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJERGJI, DANIELLE Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $51,310.42 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, CORINE C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,310.37 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,310.14 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECA, STEVEN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,309.96 Date 05/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,309.65 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, BRIAN P Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $51,308.20 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, ALBERT T Employer name Broome County Amount $51,308.12 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DAVID C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $51,308.12 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, ANTHONY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,307.83 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARDO, JA'QUEL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,307.79 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANN, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,307.77 Date 10/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $51,307.40 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System