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 BOUCHER, FRANCES Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $46,552.26 Date 05/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKBAR, RAFIQ A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $46,552.14 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, RUSSELL A Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $46,552.13 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JASON W Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $46,552.12 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, DIANE J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $46,551.96 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DENYSE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $46,551.94 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINVILLE, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,551.72 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, STEPHEN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $46,551.60 Date 11/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, CATHERINE R Employer name Port Washington Police Dist Amount $46,551.50 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, LAMAR R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,550.40 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, DENISE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,550.40 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHMEDI, BASHKIM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $46,550.40 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOMPEROUSSE, GEORGES EDWARD Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $46,550.38 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Town of Le Roy Amount $46,550.20 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULTON, BRETT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,549.92 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATO, MARGARET M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $46,549.81 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSEY, LISA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $46,549.66 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSSAIN, MICHAEL I Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,549.52 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIITTIG, JULIE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $46,548.93 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $46,548.88 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, LISA M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $46,548.84 Date 12/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUCH, MELISSA L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $46,548.67 Date 10/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATHWAITE, WAYNE Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $46,548.61 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERDINI, JOSEPH M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $46,548.56 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSUCH, EKATERINA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $46,548.53 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $46,548.51 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KEVIN L Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $46,548.34 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, BRENDA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $46,548.33 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, ROBERT P Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,548.29 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, JINAY S Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $46,548.29 Date 11/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANSDALE, CAROLYN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,547.97 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHAWN M Employer name Town of Austerlitz Amount $46,547.88 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRETKA, BARBARA A Employer name Erie County Amount $46,547.83 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, JULIE A Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $46,547.80 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, GARY S Employer name Orange County Amount $46,547.43 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGART, JANE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $46,547.43 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUERSTLE, JESSICA L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $46,547.34 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVA, STEPHEN R Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $46,547.16 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUBREY, JESSICA J Employer name Clinton County Amount $46,547.15 Date 03/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEFEE, BRYN M Employer name Malone CSD Amount $46,546.97 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,546.86 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, EDMUND D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $46,546.48 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JUSTIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $46,546.38 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,546.06 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JOYCE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $46,546.05 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, KAREN M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $46,545.87 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, ERIN E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $46,545.64 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELSER, SHARLA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $46,545.36 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, JANET Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $46,544.95 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, BERNARDO Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $46,544.83 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAVENA, ROBERT Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $46,544.60 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULIERI, BONNIE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $46,544.43 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LINDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $46,544.16 Date 07/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROLL, NATHAN J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $46,544.12 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMION, PAUL L Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $46,544.07 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFEBVRE, SUZANNE F Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $46,544.05 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KATHIE S Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $46,543.82 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLIE, MARIE E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $46,543.68 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, LESLIE S Employer name Fulton County Amount $46,543.40 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Franklin County Amount $46,543.33 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTO, THOMAS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $46,543.28 Date 07/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, PHYLLIS Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $46,543.18 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHERN, GREGORY M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $46,543.04 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEGLER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $46,542.81 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHANELL C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $46,542.78 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, DION R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $46,542.50 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NATASHA Y Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $46,542.17 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, PATRICIA E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $46,541.30 Date 03/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORLIER, DAVID J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $46,540.89 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, ANGELA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $46,540.88 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, CAROLYN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $46,540.85 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAILLIER, ROXANNE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $46,540.81 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUPI, BARBARA K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $46,540.73 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALICE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $46,540.71 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,540.42 Date 06/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEBULA, DAVID J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $46,540.28 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, ROY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $46,540.26 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MITCHELL C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $46,540.16 Date 10/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, MABEL V Employer name Clifton-Fine CSD Amount $46,540.03 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS P Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $46,539.97 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, DAVID C Employer name Town of Castile Amount $46,539.80 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELVIG, DENISE A Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $46,539.57 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSI, LISA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $46,539.22 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS, SHAUDAI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $46,539.07 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLELUORI, JOELINE M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $46,538.93 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, JAMES P Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $46,538.66 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMOND, JOAN M Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $46,538.58 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABROOK, JOSEPH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,538.55 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLA, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Washington Amount $46,538.36 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, SARA A Employer name Education Department Amount $46,537.67 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, DANIEL K Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $46,537.40 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $46,537.37 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTIMORE, DENISE B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $46,537.23 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, BRIAN J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $46,537.20 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVEY, THERESA Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $46,537.04 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,536.60 Date 06/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVINO, VINCENT A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $46,536.60 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DARLENE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $46,536.26 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, JOHN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $46,536.13 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRO, ALEXIS Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $46,536.11 Date 02/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System