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 BORMANN, SARAH F Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $49,586.55 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, MEAGAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,586.29 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JOHN S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $49,586.18 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRON, LEORA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $49,586.05 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SUSAN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $49,586.00 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETT, MAUREEN P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $49,585.83 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TUCCI, DAVID R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $49,585.81 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRANTON, JULIA A Employer name Clinton CSD Amount $49,585.79 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, BATHSHEBA A Employer name Catskill Public Library Amount $49,585.77 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, DAVID W Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $49,585.77 Date 07/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, RACHEL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,585.72 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEVIN J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,585.69 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MELISSA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,585.24 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,585.10 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, FRANCIS T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $49,584.87 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLISTER, TERRI L Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $49,584.80 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRANGE, JOAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,584.79 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERLING, NELSON A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $49,584.67 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, LINDA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,584.57 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCINITI, CHARLENE D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,584.28 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISO, ELAINE Employer name City of Watertown Amount $49,584.26 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DEBORAH M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $49,584.16 Date 03/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, COLEMAN G Employer name Village of Millerton Amount $49,583.73 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSI, JOHN D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $49,583.11 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORMIER, LEE S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $49,583.07 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, ROGER A Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $49,582.74 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINEY, JANE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,582.62 Date 11/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYJAK, ANNA Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $49,582.57 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, DOUGLAS J Employer name Village of Middleport Amount $49,582.52 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, MARC D Employer name Town of Perth Amount $49,582.48 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LOUIS E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $49,582.46 Date 11/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DEBRA A Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $49,582.16 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERGENT, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,582.14 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, ROSEMARY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $49,582.13 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHARON P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $49,581.82 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGARIO, DEOLINDA V Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $49,581.28 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CARLTON Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $49,581.13 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, MAYLYNN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $49,580.82 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNICUTT, CHRISTINE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $49,580.80 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONTL, RANDY C Employer name Delaware County Amount $49,580.35 Date 07/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTINARO, SAMUEL N Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $49,580.10 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELLS, BARBARA M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $49,580.07 Date 11/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STAFENO-BOWE, SHERYL L Employer name Education Department Amount $49,580.03 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUFLER, TAMIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $49,580.01 Date 07/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERS, DIANE M Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $49,579.94 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMA, VIVIAN Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $49,579.92 Date 11/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, FEHTEYA S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $49,579.87 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, ALLYSON Y Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $49,579.79 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,579.75 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELEEN, CORBIN S Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $49,579.54 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLANC, JACOB T Employer name Monroe County Amount $49,579.46 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DAVID A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $49,579.36 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, FELICE A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,579.21 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATULIPE, JOHN J Employer name Salmon River CSD Amount $49,579.20 Date 09/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ELLEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $49,579.15 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODD, NATASHA S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $49,579.03 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERTH, ROBERTA L Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $49,578.89 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ELLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $49,578.87 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, MARY BETH Employer name Division of State Police Amount $49,578.61 Date 03/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, RAYMOND E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $49,578.30 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, ARLENE E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $49,578.13 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JASON M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $49,578.04 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $49,577.92 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, HAROLD E, JR Employer name Town of Alexander Amount $49,577.59 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINER, JEWEL L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $49,577.56 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, KYLE W Employer name Oneida County Amount $49,577.43 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLE, LEROY E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $49,577.32 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGITT, MEGAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $49,577.06 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKOE, MARK W Employer name Yates County Amount $49,576.95 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGUE, GALE Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $49,576.70 Date 02/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEE, STANLEY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $49,576.24 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCZAK, STEVEN D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $49,575.80 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDT, ANTHONY L Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $49,575.64 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KRISTOPHER D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $49,575.51 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, BRETT A Employer name Wayne County Amount $49,575.48 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WININGER, GARRETT S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $49,575.40 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, ROBERT L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $49,575.31 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DANIELLE T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $49,575.19 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE, PATRICK M Employer name Odessa Montour CSD Amount $49,575.04 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, GARRICK L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $49,574.94 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIMAN, JOHN R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $49,574.64 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIEGLE, EDWARD C Employer name Fulton County Amount $49,574.13 Date 04/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CURTIS M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $49,574.05 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MARSHALL J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $49,574.02 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAREK, JO ANN Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $49,573.59 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, THOMAS A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $49,573.58 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GAVIN R Employer name Steuben County Amount $49,573.48 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIN, RYAN C Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $49,573.45 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, PEDRO A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $49,573.45 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEOLA, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $49,573.42 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, MELISSA Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $49,573.04 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, LINDA M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $49,572.98 Date 09/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WYCKE, KURT Employer name Town of Carlton Amount $49,572.84 Date 10/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHROVCIK, CYNTHIA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $49,572.83 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, LINDA M Employer name Village of Thomaston Amount $49,572.83 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, ANDREA T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $49,572.79 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, SEAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $49,572.69 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POZO, RUTH E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $49,572.43 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ-RAMIREZ, REINERIO Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $49,572.20 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDASZ, MICHAEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $49,572.03 Date 01/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System