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 THOMPSON, HENRIETTA F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $48,493.89 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOTO, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,493.88 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KATHY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $48,493.80 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDSTROM, MARGHERITA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $48,493.40 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, RAYMOND A Employer name Ulster County Amount $48,493.36 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITT, SHAWN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,493.35 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPA, TRICIA E Employer name Niagara County Amount $48,493.31 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBURY, DIANNE P Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $48,493.10 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, NICOLE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $48,493.03 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENTLEY, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $48,492.56 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSPEED, HAROLD J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,492.56 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, JOHN M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $48,492.27 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURKEL, CHERYL M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $48,492.19 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $48,492.18 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, ERIN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $48,491.90 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, ANNE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $48,491.43 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, MICHAEL K Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $48,491.42 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESECK, DELVIN G Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,491.11 Date 05/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, SARA E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $48,490.94 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOVITS, DANIEL A Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $48,490.92 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, EILEEN N Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,490.10 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, CAMILLE C Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $48,490.10 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ANDREW J Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $48,490.03 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, ANN Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,490.00 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRANGE, MARGARET M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $48,489.92 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, COURTNEY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $48,489.89 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MICHAEL A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $48,489.78 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSER, MICHAEL L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $48,489.69 Date 10/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACALA, HEATHER D Employer name Erie County Amount $48,489.65 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, SHAMARA S Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,489.40 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JUSTIN C Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $48,488.95 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTHABER, ELLEN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $48,488.65 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, DONALD E Employer name Albany County Amount $48,488.26 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, VAN C Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $48,488.00 Date 04/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETZ, ANNA P Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $48,487.81 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SUSAN L Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $48,487.69 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLUCCHI, JONATHAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,487.53 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, EVELYN R Employer name Orange County Amount $48,487.31 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENESES, LILIANA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,487.15 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ALEXANDER Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $48,487.04 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMIDY, GREGORY B Employer name Oneida County Amount $48,486.88 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAR, EDWARD S Employer name Sea Breeze Water District Amount $48,486.72 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROSEANN M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $48,486.61 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EULA, MICHAEL J Employer name Genesee County Amount $48,486.60 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIVERO, DOLORES A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $48,486.54 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLI, TONI ANN Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $48,486.46 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANN, MIKE W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $48,486.34 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATELLO, A ESTHER Employer name Village of Chester Amount $48,486.34 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JAMES M Employer name Steuben County Amount $48,486.33 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $48,486.29 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $48,485.95 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOYOLA, MIRIAM Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $48,485.65 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDO, MARGARET B Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $48,485.55 Date 11/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DWAYNE D Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $48,484.95 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, WADE T Employer name Otsego County Amount $48,484.94 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOULON, SYLVIE B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $48,484.87 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULUCCI, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $48,484.76 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $48,484.70 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, GARY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $48,484.52 Date 12/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, COLLEEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $48,484.28 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBERT E Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $48,484.13 Date 04/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUAYS-ALBERTS, JESSICA J Employer name Herkimer County Amount $48,483.85 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVEJOY, MARY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $48,483.80 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, DAVID M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $48,483.62 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIJEK, MARION C Employer name Town of Brant Amount $48,483.58 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, FRANCIS J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $48,483.10 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINVILLE, STANLEY Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,483.00 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEREK, STEVEN, JR Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $48,482.54 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, CONSTANCE J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $48,482.53 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, THERESA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $48,482.43 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, ELIZABETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $48,482.30 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RENEE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $48,481.83 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMS, KELLY L Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,481.70 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONON, VICTOR J Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $48,481.52 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAKER, FOLENA J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $48,481.34 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WINONA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $48,481.29 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, MARGARET M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $48,481.27 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, MINGZHEN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $48,480.81 Date 03/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $48,480.71 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYMAN, GREGORY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $48,480.37 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINIKEL, MINERVA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $48,480.04 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARLATT, KRISTI L Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $48,479.55 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, FRANKLIN L, JR Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $48,479.55 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, MARIA P Employer name Orange County Amount $48,479.51 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRKIN, KAREN E Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,478.77 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, IDELL M Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $48,478.57 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUN, JOHN S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $48,478.56 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $48,478.41 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STEPHEN D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $48,478.33 Date 01/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEELE, STEPHEN E Employer name Town of Canton Amount $48,478.10 Date 05/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEREPINSKI, SUZANNE C Employer name Cornell University Amount $48,477.92 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEESMER, DONNA L Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $48,477.89 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEAU, HEATHER L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $48,477.79 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'PEZIO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $48,477.24 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, VICTORIA A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $48,477.16 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSKIJ, CHISTINE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $48,477.01 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, WILLIAM M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $48,476.87 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ADALGISA A Employer name Tuckahoe Housing Authority Amount $48,476.69 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, BRIAN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $48,476.34 Date 12/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, MARY BETH Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $48,476.21 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System