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 ALEXANDER, MILTONYA J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,985.22 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, DAMON R Employer name Wheelerville UFSD Amount $50,985.15 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILER, KARLA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,985.05 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LUKE T Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $50,984.88 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COURT, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $50,984.64 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $50,984.36 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $50,983.86 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, REBECCA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,983.66 Date 12/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $50,983.53 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Delhi Amount $50,983.27 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAUL, AMY R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $50,983.00 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RAYMOR D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,982.80 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNGE, PAUL M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $50,982.68 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,982.27 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLI, CLAUDIA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $50,982.08 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUKER, EARL J Employer name Town of Stratford Amount $50,981.61 Date 04/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RITA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,981.57 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DIANA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,981.38 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHMAIER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,981.21 Date 05/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,980.97 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SUSAN M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,980.90 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, JACQUELINE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $50,980.53 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, CHARLES Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,979.36 Date 08/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPP, TAMMY L Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,979.23 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, TIMOTHY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,979.01 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ELIZABETH A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $50,978.94 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIRD, SCOTT I Employer name Village of Clifton Springs Amount $50,978.62 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLAK, KARI A Employer name Camden CSD Amount $50,978.60 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,978.51 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MALIKA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $50,978.37 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ASHLEY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,978.26 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANEY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,978.17 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,978.06 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, RICHARD P Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $50,978.06 Date 10/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN EEUWEN, ADAM D Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $50,977.92 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDELLI, JOHN J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $50,977.89 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DANIEL R Employer name Newfane CSD Amount $50,977.73 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGO, KRISTIN NY Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $50,977.62 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRECA, SCOTT Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,976.97 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MICHAEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,976.92 Date 06/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREWE, OLIVER L, III Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $50,976.87 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARAIS, JOSHUA R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $50,976.82 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNONE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,976.75 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, FRANCES A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $50,976.42 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIAL, BENJAMIN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $50,976.25 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KENNETH T, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,976.11 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KIMBERLY M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $50,976.10 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, T'CHALLAH B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $50,975.94 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS, DIMETRY Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,975.16 Date 10/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTROFF, RACHEL A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $50,975.12 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, HERIBERTO E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $50,974.83 Date 04/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, RANDY S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $50,974.55 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYSLIWIEC, KELLY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $50,974.45 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-PORTWINE, ALICIA Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $50,973.98 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, NANCY J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,973.64 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, LISA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $50,973.35 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGBY, WILLIAM I Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $50,973.31 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, VALERIE D Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,973.04 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONICA, KIMBERLY G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $50,973.03 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, SHARON E Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,972.68 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, KATHY L Employer name Essex County Amount $50,972.64 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, JAMES N Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $50,972.48 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEVENO, RYAN W Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $50,972.38 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINIBALDI, ELAINE J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $50,972.32 Date 04/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSIKA, NANCY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,972.25 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACCIOLO, FRANK L, JR Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $50,972.01 Date 04/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYKOR, VARNEY O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,971.90 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, SONYA Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,971.51 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, MICHAEL A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $50,971.30 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, LAURIE A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,971.16 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-MARSHALL, JOANNE C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,970.90 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, DONALD L Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $50,970.69 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMLEY, KERRI A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $50,970.41 Date 03/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BLOCK, JAMES K Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $50,970.35 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARETTA, JOHN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $50,970.34 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SHEAWANDA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,970.21 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, VICKI J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,970.10 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SHANNON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,969.75 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARIETTE D Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $50,969.51 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, AIMEE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,969.25 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERHARDT, KEITH O Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $50,969.04 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPEKA, SARA Employer name Greene County Amount $50,968.61 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, AMIE L Employer name Essex County Amount $50,968.57 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARN, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $50,968.40 Date 06/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, SUSAN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,968.35 Date 12/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYSER, TERESA L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $50,967.47 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYCHAK, APRIL M Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $50,967.37 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KAYLA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,967.12 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DO, LAN M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $50,966.97 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONSKY, CHERYL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $50,966.91 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKHTYAR, MIKHAIL Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $50,966.91 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, ARUNA S Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $50,966.89 Date 08/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JEAN-MARIE Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $50,966.88 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEITH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,966.81 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, MELISSA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $50,966.75 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGNASKI, ANDREW T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $50,966.60 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $50,966.29 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, STEPHEN T Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $50,966.22 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, OMEGO Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,966.12 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESIAS, MARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $50,966.05 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System