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 ROSE, MARK R Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,306.82 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,306.81 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLIP, EARL L, III Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,306.75 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BATH, BARBARA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,306.71 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMICK, NICHOLAS R Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $51,306.51 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, CHANTELLE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,306.42 Date 05/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLEWITZ, PATRICK M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,306.28 Date 05/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, KAREN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,306.12 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, NICOLE R Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,306.08 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIDERSKI, MARYBETH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $51,305.95 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALL, ROBERT Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $51,305.68 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LEONARD M Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $51,305.53 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, MARCELINO A Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $51,305.42 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, DAVID J, JR Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $51,304.83 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDUNN, DEBBI Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $51,304.80 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, CAMILE K Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,304.78 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT-LICORISH, KIONNA Z Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,304.78 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORINO, JOHN P Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $51,304.61 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMOES, ADELE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,304.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHARON Employer name New York Public Library Amount $51,304.44 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, JULIAN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $51,304.43 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYBOS, KELLYANN Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $51,304.32 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBAS, MATTHEW Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $51,304.15 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAWN, KHADIJA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,303.41 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, DAMION C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,303.36 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, JOANNE M Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $51,303.27 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLESTON, TONYA R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $51,303.26 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINIECKI, SUSAN T Employer name Wyoming County Amount $51,303.20 Date 08/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, ASHISH Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $51,303.10 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCARTY, CHASTITY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,303.04 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JEREMY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,302.87 Date 04/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOLARO, LILLIANA M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $51,302.87 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, DANIEL J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $51,302.80 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENDERTON, JAMES E, SR Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $51,302.70 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINLAND, ERIN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,302.03 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JULIE A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $51,302.01 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LARRY J Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $51,301.84 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, RONALD E Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $51,301.74 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, MARIA F Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $51,301.47 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, NADEEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,301.38 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, ELENA Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,300.74 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, PEGGY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $51,300.48 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEM, JOHN R, III Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $51,300.43 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DIANE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,300.06 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, CHARLES W Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,300.00 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRUCE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,299.70 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, DANIEL F Employer name Town of Hector Amount $51,299.63 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, LYNETTE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,299.51 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DANETTE D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $51,299.42 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $51,299.21 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERHOLT, JASON R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,299.02 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILUTA, JOHN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,298.84 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MAYRA J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $51,297.93 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, STACY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,297.89 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, RUTH F Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $51,297.63 Date 07/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RADO, ERIN H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,297.61 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTRYK, THOMAS L Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,297.34 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, BRIAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,297.28 Date 11/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CYNTHIA Employer name Town of Long Lake Amount $51,296.99 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ANDREA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,296.86 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTHE, W SCOTT Employer name Erie County Amount $51,296.85 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, SARAH A Employer name Albany County Amount $51,296.82 Date 09/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIKEN, BECKY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $51,296.74 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MILDRED Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,296.72 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTS, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $51,296.21 Date 10/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELENDER, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Hicksville Water District Amount $51,296.09 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDE, SHARON M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,296.03 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RORY Employer name Seneca Falls-Csd Amount $51,296.01 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, THERESA A Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $51,295.73 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, TAMMY D Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $51,295.54 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $51,295.47 Date 08/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMMER, MARTIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $51,295.21 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, PATRICIA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $51,294.96 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEPP, SAMANTHA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,294.65 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, KERRY L Employer name Department of State Amount $51,294.47 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNIS, ERIC H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $51,294.47 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, JEFFREY R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $51,294.37 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORICCHIO, SUSAN A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $51,294.10 Date 03/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKA, EDWARD R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,294.01 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, LINDA E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,293.44 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONSE, ALEXANDER W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $51,292.77 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, PHILLIP Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $51,292.50 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUHL, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,292.49 Date 10/27/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHARDT, RACHEL S Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,292.46 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAFINI, FRANK D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,292.35 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELCARSKI, ERIC P Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $51,292.29 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ANDREW M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,292.19 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFOLO, NICOLE M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,292.08 Date 05/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ERICA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,292.02 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, RONALD M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,291.95 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINBOLD, LUKE R Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,291.85 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, DOLORES G Employer name Otsego County Amount $51,291.63 Date 09/07/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, NICOLAS C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,291.62 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CHARLES C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $51,291.12 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNEY, TIMOTHY R Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $51,291.00 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYDERMAN, ELENA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,290.86 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, GARRETT W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $51,290.75 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELLA, JACQUELINE Employer name Central Islip Public Library Amount $51,290.66 Date 01/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNO, CHRISTINE Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,289.75 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REBECCA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,289.71 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System