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 KLEIN, SHARON L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $51,031.32 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, LISA M Employer name Sullivan West CSD Amount $51,031.32 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALLI, LINA G Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,031.16 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, DALE F Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,031.16 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DIANE M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $51,031.16 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNY, MICHELLE H Employer name Jefferson County Amount $51,030.73 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, STEPHEN P, JR Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $51,030.66 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIARDINO, RICK F Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $51,030.38 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIR, RYAN P Employer name City of Batavia Amount $51,030.12 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, MICHAEL F Employer name Town of Hamilton Amount $51,030.12 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, OLIMPIA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $51,030.11 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TRACY LYNN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,030.06 Date 06/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, B CHRISTINE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,030.05 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SHANNON M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,030.04 Date 12/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, BRENDA C Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,030.04 Date 08/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, TRACEY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,030.03 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DULANSKI, RAEANNE R Employer name St Lawrence Co Soil,Wtr Dist Amount $51,029.99 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGY, ROSALIE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,029.81 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSOLD, MICHAEL J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,029.75 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, ASHLEY E Employer name Malone CSD Amount $51,029.69 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Albany Amount $51,029.67 Date 04/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, KATHLEEN E Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $51,029.59 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSEPH D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $51,029.46 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISH, SCOTT C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $51,029.43 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERIUS, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $51,029.28 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSO, LEANNE N Employer name Tompkins County Amount $51,029.25 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CATHYLYN E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $51,029.19 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,028.91 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREGROSSA, SCOTT E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $51,028.54 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, MARGARET Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $51,028.37 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHTER, RAHEELA Employer name Rockland County Amount $51,028.14 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, GANESH Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $51,027.71 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKY, LOUIS F Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $51,027.58 Date 05/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGH, INNA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $51,027.38 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYN, GERRITT C Employer name Town of Huron Amount $51,027.31 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, SANDRA Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $51,027.24 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Vernon Amount $51,027.20 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $51,026.58 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ALEX M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $51,026.50 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, ALICIA L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $51,026.46 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, CURTIS D Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $51,026.46 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMON, ROBERTA G Employer name Monroe County Amount $51,026.33 Date 06/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMANN, DENISE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $51,026.17 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOUNT, BRENDA L Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $51,026.00 Date 08/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, CHRISTINA B Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $51,025.95 Date 12/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYE, KENNETH E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $51,025.91 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILEGGI, MATTHEW S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,025.90 Date 05/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICI, ROSALBA Employer name Department of Law Amount $51,025.50 Date 01/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, VICKIE R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,025.50 Date 09/20/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, DANIEL L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,025.23 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, ANDREW W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,024.92 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, ROBERT E Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $51,024.89 Date 12/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOWS, VALERIE A Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $51,024.83 Date 12/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Akron Amount $51,024.70 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VINCENZO, ANNA ROSE F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $51,024.69 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDAL, BRENDA L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $51,024.64 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, WENDY V Employer name Worcester CSD Amount $51,024.53 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, AUDREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $51,024.33 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BARRY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $51,024.30 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, MELODY L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $51,024.03 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUEL, STEVE W Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $51,023.63 Date 04/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $51,023.37 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY-PRINCE, ORDENE P Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $51,023.28 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, BRENIN D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $51,023.22 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, JOHN G Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $51,022.98 Date 06/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JAMES W, SR Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $51,022.79 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CARY J Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $51,022.48 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, ERIK A Employer name Warren County Amount $51,022.40 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVES, KATARZYNA A Employer name Warren County Amount $51,022.40 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODFELLOW, DALE R Employer name Town of Cazenovia Amount $51,022.26 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMCKE, BELINDA S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $51,022.15 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYETT-MAYERS, JANICE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,021.90 Date 05/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANASTASI, MARK R Employer name Niagara County Amount $51,021.88 Date 06/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, KATHRYN G Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $51,021.84 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $51,021.72 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADSWORTH, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Keene Amount $51,021.37 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBLEY D Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $51,021.37 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KELLI A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $51,021.27 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPEAU, ADAM L Employer name Broome County Amount $51,021.26 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERTA P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $51,021.23 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUKER, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Warsaw Amount $51,021.21 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPIN, ALISON L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $51,021.18 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHN, RENEE S Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $51,021.07 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID N Employer name Town of Schroon Amount $51,020.64 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, KELLY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,020.62 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CRAIG D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $51,020.47 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, JENNIFER M Employer name Franklin County Amount $51,020.40 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDGE, TERRI F Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,020.36 Date 02/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCELLIRE, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $51,019.70 Date 07/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERBIG, STEVEN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,019.59 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Binghamton Amount $51,019.49 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSEL, LILLIAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,019.26 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKING, KERRIE A Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,019.02 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOERG, IOANA G H Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $51,019.00 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, SAMUEL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $51,018.62 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, SEAN M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $51,017.95 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, GAVIN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,017.90 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, PIERRE-LUC Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $51,017.66 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBST, RICHARD W Employer name Wayne County Amount $51,017.57 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON L Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $51,017.43 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System