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 CLARK, MALCOLM Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $44,099.89 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, DANIEL M Employer name Ulster County Amount $44,099.88 Date 12/28/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTARO, NICK J Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $44,099.82 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, WILLIAM P Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,099.75 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, IAN R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,099.44 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CINDY Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $44,099.44 Date 08/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, LAURA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $44,099.38 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA, BRIANNA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $44,099.36 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, JAJAIRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $44,098.99 Date 06/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, KELLY A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $44,098.81 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $44,098.58 Date 10/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, CHERRYANN Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $44,098.48 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK M Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $44,098.40 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREY, BETH A Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $44,098.25 Date 02/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCEUS, MARIE G Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $44,098.19 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTZ, MINOR A Employer name Town of Lake Pleasant Amount $44,098.02 Date 01/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGASON, ERIK R Employer name Cornell University Amount $44,097.86 Date 07/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $44,097.79 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CINDY ANN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,097.78 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, RICHARD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $44,097.60 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, KENNETH Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $44,097.58 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER-WISE, ROSALIND J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $44,097.50 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHAK, TROY W Employer name Village of Sylvan Beach Amount $44,097.41 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JASON F Employer name Town of Jewett Amount $44,097.40 Date 05/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMHART, NICOLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,097.25 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINMAN, EMILY B Employer name Oswego County Amount $44,097.24 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DEREK O Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $44,096.90 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, ERIC Employer name City of Rochester Amount $44,096.73 Date 07/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALUNEO, MARK T Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $44,096.71 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDONATO, VINCENT M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,096.37 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, MEGAN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $44,096.12 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABICK, PETER L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $44,096.11 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANZ, YOSEF M Employer name Kiryas Joel Housing Authority Amount $44,096.00 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFLINGER, MARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,095.96 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, CRYSTAL Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $44,095.85 Date 12/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSS, KRISTINE A Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $44,095.77 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVLIN, ALBERT C Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $44,095.66 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIFOLCO, JOHN A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,095.65 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHTA, SANGITA P Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $44,095.64 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, CHERYL M Employer name Niagara County Amount $44,095.57 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARIMORE, MICHELLE D Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $44,095.45 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, JENNIE Y Employer name Genesee County Amount $44,095.10 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, JANE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $44,095.10 Date 11/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JOHN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $44,095.05 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINMAN, DEXTER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $44,094.70 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JO-ANN Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $44,094.65 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGS, LEWIS H Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $44,094.60 Date 05/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, JORDAN D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $44,094.59 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELENIO, ROWENA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $44,094.19 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, DANIELLE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $44,094.12 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, CHRISTINE H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $44,094.03 Date 08/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ANDREW E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $44,093.99 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, EMILY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,093.55 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTUORI, JOANNE S Employer name Bohemia Fire District Amount $44,093.28 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, QUALISHA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,093.22 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHL, TINA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $44,093.08 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, CORINNE E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $44,092.59 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, LEROY Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $44,092.55 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURVIS, RUSSELL E, JR Employer name Town of Chemung Amount $44,092.51 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, HOMER J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $44,092.17 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, WILLIAM S Employer name City of Oswego Amount $44,091.96 Date 03/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCZEK, DENNIS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $44,091.72 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SUSAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $44,091.70 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LOGAN E Employer name Town of Lake Luzerne Amount $44,091.60 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARELLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $44,091.60 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVINSKI, JAMES W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $44,091.58 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $44,091.41 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINS, JEANNINE E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $44,091.24 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDIN, DEBORAH K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $44,091.06 Date 11/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, LORI E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $44,090.78 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGENDYKE, PAUL J Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $44,090.74 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMERO, GINA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $44,090.71 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARD, DEBORAH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $44,090.31 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELPLEY, AIMEE J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $44,090.29 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISANO, PAUL D Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $44,090.20 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHANNON G Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $44,089.86 Date 12/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, KEVIN D Employer name Otsego County Amount $44,089.74 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, WILLIAM W Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,089.65 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORE, DANIELLE M Employer name Albany County Amount $44,089.62 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMNER, FREDERICK A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $44,089.38 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, PATRICK J Employer name Madison County Amount $44,089.37 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, COLLEEN D Employer name Schodack CSD Amount $44,089.27 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $44,089.06 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESHAWAIT, RIMON S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $44,089.06 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNO, DYLAN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $44,089.01 Date 10/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEATON, DANIEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $44,088.97 Date 10/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYES, MARIPAT N Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $44,088.43 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MAUREEN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $44,088.41 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, JOHN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $44,088.31 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, JOHN F Employer name Albany County Amount $44,088.21 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, LACI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $44,087.91 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DESRIN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $44,087.84 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, STEVEN P, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $44,087.74 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, PHILIP M Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $44,087.61 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, DONNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $44,087.51 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADNEY, RICHARD A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $44,087.27 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBAU, JULIA E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $44,086.87 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ANTHONY P Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $44,086.85 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, LINDA M Employer name Broome County Amount $44,086.34 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BRAKE, STEVEN H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $44,085.99 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System