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 BEST, JUNE O Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $57,108.59 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, ANGELIC Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,108.57 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, DAVID F Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,108.48 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SETH P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $57,107.77 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANELLE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,107.70 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILBUR E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $57,107.59 Date 01/21/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADORNO, MILDRED Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,107.51 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANGELA I Employer name Ontario County Amount $57,107.06 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROHAN A, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $57,107.05 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDEN, JENNIFER E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,106.96 Date 11/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, PAUL A Employer name Town of Lockport Amount $57,106.95 Date 04/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, KAREN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,106.59 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANEY, LISA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $57,106.10 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, GABRIELLE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $57,105.91 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, SHANNON L Employer name Education Department Amount $57,105.79 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIENSTEDT, SONJA Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $57,104.75 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CARL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,104.64 Date 09/20/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURFMAN, LARRY G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $57,104.58 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, JAMES P Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $57,104.48 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, KEVIN F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $57,104.41 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUXTON, SANDRA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,104.15 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, AARON D Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,104.15 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOSEPH C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,103.93 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, KERRY S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $57,103.62 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLOWSKI, LOIS, MRS Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $57,103.57 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, KEVIN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $57,103.50 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIEZER, PAUL C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $57,103.41 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ARNOLD C Employer name Broome County Amount $57,103.34 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUFRA, ANTHONY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,103.27 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, LYDIA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,103.03 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITA, MICHAEL R Employer name Oswego County Amount $57,102.92 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBOLDT, DONALD E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,102.84 Date 12/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWUCHUKWU, CHINENYE O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,102.82 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBIN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,102.73 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ANTHONY Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $57,102.53 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ELEANOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $57,102.41 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUGHAL, ANDREW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,102.33 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPREW, NITAKA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $57,102.30 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DAWN M Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $57,101.94 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, CARA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,101.94 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLA, FRANCES E Employer name City of Albany Amount $57,101.91 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMICO, SUZANNE Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $57,101.72 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BAIN, JAIME L Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $57,101.48 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, EDWARD, III Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $57,101.45 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URICH, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $57,101.38 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUME, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $57,101.38 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAWDER, DANIEL M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $57,101.37 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, THOMAS W Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,101.30 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SINDIATA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,101.28 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $57,101.04 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MORRIS, JR Employer name Village of Medina Amount $57,100.68 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN F Employer name Erie County Amount $57,100.24 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, BRIAN T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $57,100.03 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEXTON, LYNETTE B Employer name Town of Evans Amount $57,099.86 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, YVETTE C Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $57,099.45 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, ALECIA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $57,099.14 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBINS, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $57,099.13 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOM, NISHA Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $57,098.91 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULASKI, SUSAN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $57,098.86 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERROCCHIO, ANDREA Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $57,098.17 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, JOHN J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $57,098.13 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LATISHA F Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $57,097.73 Date 02/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYE, LINDA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $57,097.69 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ROBIN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,097.38 Date 03/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTOCSKA, OLIVER Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $57,097.38 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMKISSOON, SASHRI D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,097.28 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GARY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $57,097.18 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, CAROLE Employer name Herkimer County Amount $57,097.17 Date 11/19/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNRIKE, GEORGE W Employer name City of Norwich Amount $57,096.84 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,096.57 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, BRIAN J Employer name Oneida County Amount $57,096.48 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $57,096.14 Date 04/19/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPPEL-GERMAIN, MARGARET A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $57,096.09 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKUT, SHARON A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $57,095.86 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVINI, JILL Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $57,095.72 Date 07/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, WAYNE H Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $57,095.52 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, PAMELA J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,095.34 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLING, JULIE L Employer name Tioga County Amount $57,095.32 Date 05/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, JENNIFER A Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $57,095.08 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGELO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,094.83 Date 07/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHRYN G Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $57,094.43 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, RUTHANNE M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $57,093.97 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERINGOLO, JOHN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $57,093.75 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUPPER, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $57,093.14 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, DIANE M Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $57,092.95 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEFERANTE, JOSEPH E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $57,092.69 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOCKE, WILLIAM E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $57,092.59 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY-PHELPS, KELLIE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $57,092.22 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORENKA, JAMES P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $57,092.16 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, SUSAN E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $57,091.92 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYLKA, SCOTT E Employer name Erie County Amount $57,091.82 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCADUTO, MARIO Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $57,091.74 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVSKY, JOSEPH G Employer name Orange County Amount $57,091.74 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIHLAS, DONNA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,091.65 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, TIMOTHY H Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $57,091.60 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSSLEY, DIANE R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $57,091.40 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMPF, JEFFREY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,091.12 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDOM, QUINTIN T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $57,091.04 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, PATRICK Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $57,090.85 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANDELL, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,090.80 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System