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 THORNTON, SHERRY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,149.07 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, ROBERT M Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,149.07 Date 07/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTER, CHARLOTTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,149.07 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTCHEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,149.07 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ADRIENNE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,149.07 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $76,148.93 Date 01/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TARA S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,148.55 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, JEFFREY J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,148.43 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AXLER, JUDITH A Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $76,148.12 Date 11/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, LISA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,148.08 Date 07/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, TIMOTHY R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $76,148.07 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, BRIANNE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,147.80 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ADRIAN H Employer name City of Elmira Amount $76,146.75 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, GREGORY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,146.38 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRNAD-TAYLOR, CELINA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,146.13 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $76,145.46 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASAL, MARK M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $76,145.45 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ISABELLE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,145.35 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANTY, SHERLY Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,144.46 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIERI, RUSSELL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $76,144.42 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO PIANO, DEAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,143.36 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, JAMES N Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $76,143.27 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMARAIS, BRYAN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,142.64 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCHOU, BARBARA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,142.42 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CARL M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $76,142.27 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTEN, TRACY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $76,142.19 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, CIARA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,142.17 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, ANTONIO R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $76,142.12 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDICK, ANDREA C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $76,141.69 Date 12/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASI, DOREEN A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $76,140.88 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DIANNE Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $76,140.72 Date 01/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELBANO, MARIA G Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $76,140.48 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYLEWSKI, JAMIE Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $76,140.43 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, KATHERINE G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,139.38 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VERONICA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $76,138.58 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, SHANNON T Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $76,138.25 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, NANCY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $76,137.82 Date 10/29/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, SHEREE D Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $76,137.62 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADDIS, GEORGE J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $76,137.47 Date 01/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES G Employer name Manhasset Park District Amount $76,137.39 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, NIRIT BETH Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,137.06 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, LUCAS V Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,136.99 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ERIC T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,136.71 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANICH, RICHARD J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,136.43 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSEAR, ERIC S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,135.90 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $76,135.75 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, GREGORY D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,135.74 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, HENRY L Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,135.66 Date 02/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMAZAHREH, SAMER F Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $76,135.45 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, DAVID D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,135.30 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARK E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $76,134.94 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASLEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,134.88 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JOHN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $76,134.73 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, CHARLES F Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $76,134.01 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMPRIESTER, ADRIAN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $76,133.80 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,133.58 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, EDDY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,133.45 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABIB, SALMA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,133.37 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CYNTHIA S Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $76,132.99 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLVEY, KATHERINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,132.99 Date 03/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAKOS, GILDA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,132.87 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, EILEEN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,132.83 Date 08/27/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIELA, VINCENT Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $76,132.39 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LANDON T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $76,132.35 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JAMES Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,132.33 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENTWISTLE, CAROL A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $76,131.96 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKEMAN, PETER E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,131.69 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, SUSAN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,131.55 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, GREGORY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $76,131.06 Date 10/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, JUDITH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,130.92 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGO, ANNA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,130.53 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, JUAN C Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $76,129.83 Date 10/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, TY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $76,129.82 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAEFFLER, GERALD L Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $76,129.82 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SAMUEL J Employer name Wayne County Amount $76,129.56 Date 02/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHARON A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,129.44 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGUIRE, WILLIAM R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,129.38 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JEROME K Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,129.35 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIC S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,129.21 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYDSTON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,129.18 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, JOSE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $76,129.09 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, WILLARD J, JR Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $76,129.05 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHN YUEH HAN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $76,128.95 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUREKEYISONI, CHRISTINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $76,128.90 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, GARETH D Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $76,128.67 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZINGER, RICHARD J Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $76,128.63 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFINGER, GERARD C Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $76,128.53 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Cortland Amount $76,128.41 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRISPO, JOSEPH M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $76,127.94 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MEAGAN M Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $76,127.88 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTT, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Amount $76,127.59 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KENDRICK W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,127.36 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEY, DANIEL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,127.06 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, CILLIAN M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $76,126.91 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARLIN C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,126.34 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ALIA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $76,126.23 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALTINGS, KIRSTEN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,125.97 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DEREK E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $76,125.85 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, MARJORIE M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $76,125.01 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $76,124.71 Date 10/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System