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 SERVIDONE, ANNA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $48,543.65 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, CURTIS J, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $48,543.63 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MEKESHA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $48,543.48 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEDER, JO-ELLEN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $48,543.46 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARR, ANDRIA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,543.22 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $48,543.21 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEKALSKI, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Amount $48,542.94 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REZKALLA BISSADA, SAMI M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $48,542.82 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDE, ERIC JON Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $48,542.79 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYCROFT, HOLLY C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $48,542.39 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAVALE, VINCENT Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $48,542.39 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, NICEMON Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTER, CHRISTINE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GAHERAN, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYKOLYN, IRMA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEART, BEVERLEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TIERA I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHMAN, KRISTOPHER T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $48,542.39 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, COLIN J Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $48,542.29 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, STEVEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,542.28 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTAK, KIMBER L Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,541.92 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SCOTT Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $48,541.59 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VOE, ZACHARY R Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $48,541.32 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSWIT, ELIZABETH E Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,541.20 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELADO, GRISELDA M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $48,541.05 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MINOTT, TASHEENA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $48,540.97 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $48,540.84 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, FREDERICK W Employer name Franklin County Amount $48,540.38 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, VONETTA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $48,539.60 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, HELEN D Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $48,539.60 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, KELLY T Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,539.24 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $48,539.03 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVALLOS, WENDY Employer name Broome County Amount $48,539.01 Date 06/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, MARIYA E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $48,538.89 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEG, LAURIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,538.66 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, LISA A Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $48,538.31 Date 12/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCH, AMANDA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,538.24 Date 06/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, RANDY L Employer name Livingston County Amount $48,538.05 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITA, MICHAEL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,538.05 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $48,537.98 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, COLEEN A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $48,537.85 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, ANDREA L Employer name Warren County Amount $48,537.52 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, MARK D Employer name Albany County Amount $48,536.13 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'FARRILL, JOSE P Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $48,535.73 Date 10/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, AMY E Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $48,535.50 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDING, KAY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $48,535.24 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, MARIA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,535.13 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEAD, PATRICIA E Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $48,535.09 Date 03/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,535.07 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATNODE, DAVID J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,535.01 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKILJAN, JASMIN Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $48,534.98 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $48,534.89 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIN, DOROTHY J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $48,534.82 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DAVID A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $48,534.76 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPFAHL, BOBBI J Employer name Erie County Amount $48,534.70 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, BRIAN T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,534.39 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, DENISE L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,534.36 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL N Employer name Newark CSD Amount $48,533.69 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLITERNO, ROBERT J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $48,533.58 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLETCHER, CHARLES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,533.56 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZEMBO, GRACE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $48,533.35 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECROTO, JOHN PAUL Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $48,533.28 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELMILDINE, BRENDA C Employer name Copenhagen CSD Amount $48,533.23 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $48,533.12 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URTZ, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Lee Amount $48,532.51 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMBACH, MATTHEW J Employer name Madison County Amount $48,532.50 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALA, JENNIFER J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $48,532.37 Date 08/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LINDA R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,532.36 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIMOTHY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,532.12 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEKAN, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $48,532.06 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LARNISE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,531.89 Date 01/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARL, DOUGLAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $48,531.78 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, JOSEPH K Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $48,531.32 Date 11/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, JENNIFER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,531.22 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, CONNIE M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $48,531.09 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVANELLY, JANICE E Employer name Medina CSD Amount $48,531.09 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, SUSAN Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $48,531.02 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, WILLIAM S Employer name Madison County Amount $48,531.00 Date 12/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, RONALD H Employer name Town of Ellery Amount $48,530.98 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, SEAN C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $48,530.68 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, JASON L Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $48,530.66 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NANCI L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,530.63 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWY, KEVIN D Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,530.63 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORWARD, GLENN C Employer name Madison County Amount $48,530.42 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, DONNA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $48,530.35 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, VANESSA Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $48,530.13 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, SUSAN Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $48,529.92 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODIE, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,529.89 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERAK, BERNADETTE Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $48,529.44 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, MARK J Employer name Town of Champion Amount $48,529.31 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULZER, GARY M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,529.23 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAGHAN, JACQUES E Employer name Albany County Amount $48,528.76 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, LISA M Employer name Albany County Amount $48,528.70 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIER, THOMAS I Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,528.68 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIONE, PATRICK J Employer name Franklin Square UFSD Amount $48,528.39 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEJTMAN, SAUL H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $48,527.98 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEPHEN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $48,527.92 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUERADO, THERESA M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $48,527.89 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, ELIZABETH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $48,527.81 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGAYDIS, JUSTIN R Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $48,527.78 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System