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 SPRINGER, KERRIE K Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $50,591.94 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIVIT, FLORENCE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $50,591.74 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $50,591.58 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHR, REBECCA L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,591.56 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAROSE, TAMI S Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $50,591.54 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, JASON R Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $50,591.53 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, GABRIELA T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,591.28 Date 04/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZA, BLANCH E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,591.07 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMLER, BEATRICE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,591.04 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, KHANLIAH D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $50,591.02 Date 08/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSO, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,590.99 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTON, RUSSELL D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $50,590.96 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAST, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Lima Amount $50,590.96 Date 08/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOER, DOLORES A Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $50,590.87 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, THOMAS F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,590.74 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDER, TIMOTHY B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $50,590.74 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANKE, MAX W Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,590.65 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DEREK M Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,590.45 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, LINDSAY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,590.33 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, RYAN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $50,590.32 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DARLENE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $50,590.00 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $50,589.90 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESCH, TIFFANY M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,589.66 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, JUSTINE Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,589.59 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROYAL T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $50,589.43 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, RICHARD E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $50,589.41 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKH, ALEXANDER P Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $50,589.23 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $50,589.21 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JUDY A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,588.98 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, LINDA L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $50,588.94 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ZACHARY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,588.85 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DONNA M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $50,588.77 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGUE, MATTHEW T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,588.76 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATUM, KATHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,588.45 Date 06/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOSEK, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $50,587.92 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, DELORES J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $50,587.91 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, PHYLLIS D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $50,587.81 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASCE, SHARON L Employer name Webster CSD Amount $50,587.77 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BETTY J Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,587.70 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, VALERIE D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,587.70 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PATRICIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,587.70 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISIECKI, KAREN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $50,587.60 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, EDWARD F Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $50,587.52 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREAY, CYNTHIA A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $50,587.17 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, SEAN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $50,586.99 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HALL, ELLIOT J Employer name Town of Providence Amount $50,586.56 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JENNIFER C Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $50,586.44 Date 02/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLMAINE, JOSEPH M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,586.41 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SEJAL N Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $50,585.96 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, RYAN F Employer name Saratoga County Amount $50,585.91 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, MARIA S Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $50,585.59 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERHILL, MARY M Employer name Livingston County Amount $50,585.58 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDEBRANDT, ELIZABETH J Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,585.47 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGANO, JOHN N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $50,585.47 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURNEY, DAVID A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,585.43 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAIM, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $50,585.28 Date 07/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYDEMIR, YVONNE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRIEST, DAVID E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSHNER, LIZZETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGANO, RITA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MASTER, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAK, PEGGY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFARIELLO, CATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,585.20 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ELAINE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $50,585.02 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKANY, THERESA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $50,585.01 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISTELLO, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $50,584.79 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, MARIA T Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $50,584.79 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUFFOLINO, LISA M Employer name Education Department Amount $50,584.44 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NATALIE D Employer name Montgomery County Amount $50,584.15 Date 02/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSAR, CARLA C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,584.13 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LEONARD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,584.08 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNRO, JAMES M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,584.04 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORREGO, CARLOS A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $50,584.04 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCRIEFT, SHAWANNA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $50,584.02 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITTER, KRISTI R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,583.91 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEH, RAYMOND P Employer name Village of Morrisville Amount $50,583.89 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLANCER, LINDA C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $50,583.81 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, ARTHUR H Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $50,583.77 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNO, VINCENZO, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,583.54 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EVELYN G Employer name Steuben County Amount $50,583.50 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,583.44 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,583.43 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DEAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $50,583.43 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESNARD, ROY A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $50,583.42 Date 11/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOOLS, SARAH J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $50,583.32 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGO, NATALIE Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $50,583.31 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGLAUFLIN, RANDI L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,583.04 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSSON, DAVID G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $50,582.97 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNO, THOMAS M Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $50,582.84 Date 08/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GREGORY M Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $50,581.68 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, PEDRO A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $50,581.57 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $50,581.22 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOSE, JULIUS C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $50,581.20 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, JOSEPH Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $50,581.12 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, ROSANNE M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $50,581.02 Date 09/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, JAMES T Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $50,580.94 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, GARY W Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $50,580.64 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DENNIS A Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $50,580.00 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OXENDINE, ALAN M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $50,579.78 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System