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 CUSSON, RHONDA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,255.35 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, ERNEST C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $45,255.05 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUNCK, DONNA J Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $45,254.88 Date 10/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYBOTH, STACY L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $45,254.09 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMMATI, LISA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $45,253.71 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, LAUREN A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $45,253.67 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARI L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $45,253.48 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CELENE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $45,252.98 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDMAN, JOHN G Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $45,252.95 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, TAWANDA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $45,252.82 Date 11/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHELLE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $45,252.79 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEJZA, ARTAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,252.75 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOROKHOVYCH, SVITLANA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $45,252.75 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CORY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $45,252.56 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYNBORSKI, DANIELLE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,252.40 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOUDER STEPHENS, CAMILLE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $45,252.36 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE, MARY TERESA Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $45,252.04 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTLEBERRY, BEVERLY A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $45,251.69 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, THOMAS H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $45,251.62 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTS, MELISSA E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $45,251.43 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, CATHERINE V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $45,251.38 Date 05/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $45,251.30 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, BARBARA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,251.19 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, HEATHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $45,251.13 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RANDELL P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $45,251.12 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, D ELIZABETH Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $45,250.99 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAVICH, MICHELE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,250.87 Date 09/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONABELLA, LISA M Employer name City of Oswego Amount $45,250.76 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENTON, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Lewis Amount $45,250.39 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, JEFFREY R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $45,250.27 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Blasdell Amount $45,250.26 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, JEROME P Employer name City of Rome Amount $45,250.24 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORRIS, GREGORY C Employer name Education Department Amount $45,250.21 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRABUCCO, RONALD C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $45,249.99 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLETT, WILLIAM J, III Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $45,249.81 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEMAN, JAMES R, JR Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $45,249.72 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLACK, JOANNE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $45,249.52 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, KELLI J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $45,249.09 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSLER, MAXIMILIAN P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $45,248.78 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD W Employer name Town of Lisle Amount $45,248.58 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, RUSSELL R Employer name Madison County Amount $45,248.37 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CARRIE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $45,248.23 Date 07/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZULLO, MICHAEL V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $45,248.23 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, STEPHANIE M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $45,248.20 Date 02/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SEAN M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $45,247.71 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, PAMELA H Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $45,247.51 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, RICHARD J Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $45,247.47 Date 03/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, CRAIG M Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $45,247.38 Date 03/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, SANDRA R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $45,246.95 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, TROY O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $45,246.81 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, IRENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $45,246.81 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECIRI, MUHAMED Employer name New York Public Library Amount $45,246.39 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, LEWIS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $45,246.23 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROGA, EFRAIN C Employer name Rockland County Amount $45,246.23 Date 04/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, RANDOLPH B Employer name Hamilton County Amount $45,245.70 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, LINDSEY E Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $45,245.35 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATTS, SEAN MICHAEL Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $45,245.34 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $45,245.16 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, DANIEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,244.64 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,244.25 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, BRENDAN J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $45,244.24 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,244.22 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUB, NANETTE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $45,243.90 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER-OWENS, KAREN D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $45,243.73 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JILL R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $45,243.71 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSI, LISA A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $45,243.64 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGALONG, MELBA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $45,243.59 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, JOAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $45,243.53 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $45,243.51 Date 01/31/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $45,243.44 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, NANCY T Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $45,242.86 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINNOCENZIO, MARK A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $45,242.77 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASTRZEBSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $45,242.66 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BEAZER, JAMES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,242.48 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin County Amount $45,242.32 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, LINDSAY R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $45,242.04 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, LOUIS Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $45,241.96 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBETTA, BETHANY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,241.94 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, RAYMOND Employer name Department of Health Amount $45,241.91 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JANICE H Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $45,241.67 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELIE, JACOB D Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $45,241.66 Date 07/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MICHAEL, KATHERINE M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $45,241.64 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, CONSTANCE A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $45,241.06 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANICE E Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $45,240.88 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KELLY S Employer name Orange County Amount $45,240.62 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCHOL, LISA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,240.17 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JOSEPH F Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $45,239.96 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZER, DONALD P Employer name Town of Venice Amount $45,239.37 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHUP, JANE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $45,239.32 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CHRISTINE M Employer name Village of Dundee Amount $45,239.20 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCHILL, WESLEY S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $45,239.04 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $45,238.99 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIONETTI, PHYLLIS A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $45,238.96 Date 12/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, SARA J Employer name Oswego County Amount $45,238.93 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $45,238.74 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICK A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $45,238.51 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAE, ANDREW C Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $45,238.40 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ERIC M Employer name Essex County Amount $45,238.40 Date 01/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, TERESA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $45,238.20 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOHN H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $45,238.17 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System