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 DAVIS, NIKITA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,109.72 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGWARE, MICHELEEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,109.58 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELLS, JUDITH M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $58,109.28 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, ALAN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $58,108.88 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHERE, MICHAEL D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,108.56 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANK, ALAN R Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $58,108.24 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBE, PAUL J Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $58,108.21 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDA J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,108.05 Date 09/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, MARIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,107.86 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROKA, ERIK W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $58,107.47 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WANG, LING Employer name Education Department Amount $58,107.36 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JOSHUA K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,107.05 Date 05/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, CRYSTAL L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $58,106.80 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEED, STACIE J Employer name Greene County Amount $58,106.59 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, MATTHEW A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $58,106.42 Date 07/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, WILLIAM S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,106.42 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, REBECCA S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,106.33 Date 08/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTA, ANNE C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,106.24 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, DEBRA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,106.22 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TIFFANY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,106.15 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, CATHERINE Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $58,106.00 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, ANDREA L Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $58,106.00 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORIEGA, STEVEN H Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,105.22 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, KIM M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,105.12 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, HATTIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,104.14 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, KAREN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,103.95 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, JOSEPH W Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $58,103.82 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIECH, CHRISTIN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $58,103.70 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAURLE, PATTI A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,103.55 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, EDWARD F Employer name Erie County Amount $58,103.18 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLESON, KEVIN C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,102.77 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLABELLO, MARYANNE A Employer name Long Island Power Authority Amount $58,102.46 Date 04/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, CONNIE D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,102.40 Date 06/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ROBERT L Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $58,101.94 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIER, CHARLES P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,101.90 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, BONITA V Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,101.44 Date 03/31/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNHART, ERNEST S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $58,101.21 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLELLAND, JAMES S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,100.96 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLOCK, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,100.86 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, GREGORY N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,100.70 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERO, MAGENTA A Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $58,100.64 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSMA, LORRAINE B Employer name Otsego County Amount $58,100.62 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JOHN J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $58,100.46 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWERYNIAK, SARA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,100.17 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KATHERINE K Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,100.13 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDICK, JOE P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,100.00 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARD, INDIA A Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,099.61 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, MICHELLE K Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,099.47 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $58,099.43 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, EVA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,099.28 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, SUSAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,098.90 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROETINA, GINA L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,098.63 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, GARY A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $58,098.35 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, SHARON A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,097.99 Date 02/20/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, SUZANNE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,097.97 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROIY, KIM E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $58,097.78 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHAN, JONATHAN C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $58,097.62 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETSCH, WILLIAM H, III Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $58,096.96 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Broome County Amount $58,096.90 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, LIDIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $58,096.85 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, AUSTIN B Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $58,096.76 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYGERT, MARTHA L Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $58,096.29 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGER, JEANETTE E Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $58,096.08 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, MICHELE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $58,096.06 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHAN, KELLY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $58,095.65 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BASIL Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $58,095.32 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, ALLISON L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,095.25 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, KACI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,094.86 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, THERESE M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $58,094.67 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYEK, AMY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,094.31 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, ANGELA B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $58,094.29 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $58,094.27 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, KAREN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,093.92 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUZMENKO, BRANDI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,093.81 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY-KAPLAN, LAURA Employer name Village of Northport Amount $58,093.73 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, GREGORY R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,093.41 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, AMANDA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $58,093.36 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, RANDY R Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $58,093.26 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, JILL M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,092.79 Date 08/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, EMILY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,092.77 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPODI, EDWARD T Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $58,092.66 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $58,092.65 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCI, EILEEN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $58,092.45 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JENNIFER A Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,092.08 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, VERA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,091.97 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSKOPF, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,091.96 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JAMES Employer name Erie County Amount $58,091.71 Date 09/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARGARET Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $58,091.34 Date 12/21/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, SHARI LYNN Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,091.29 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, TARA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,091.28 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JEANETTA B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,091.04 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIFFA, RACHEL C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,090.93 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DONALD S Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,090.85 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWOSIELSKI, AUDRA A Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $58,090.81 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKRIDGE, EMILY F Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,090.80 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAFF, JODY L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $58,090.71 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, AMY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $58,090.61 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTER, MAUREEN T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,090.31 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RAWLE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $58,090.04 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Victor Amount $58,090.04 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System