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 SICHERMAN, PATRICIA D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,429.37 Date 07/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSOVA, VERA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,429.24 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YETTE, SARAH E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,429.12 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAMB, KEITH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,428.82 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, JANET Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,428.72 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEITH R, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,428.65 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLOSTER, KRISTA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,428.09 Date 09/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, HEATHER M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,427.46 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNICKERBOCKER, DANIEL T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,427.26 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,427.20 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERBECK, DANIELE M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,426.52 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, KENNETH J Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $70,426.45 Date 12/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DENNIS JOSEPH Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,426.35 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,426.21 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, ANN F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,426.16 Date 02/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, BRENT W Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $70,425.74 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, LINDA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,425.72 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, BRAULIO E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,425.69 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZECINSKI, DAVID P Employer name Alden CSD Amount $70,425.51 Date 07/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $70,425.09 Date 03/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER-WADE, ALESIA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,425.02 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, JEAN E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $70,424.87 Date 07/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULCON, ANGELA K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,424.64 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,424.41 Date 07/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLERTON, ROBYN N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,424.32 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, EMILY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,424.26 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNN, EDNA J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,424.26 Date 12/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZUBEK, BARRY J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $70,423.97 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, PATRICIA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $70,423.96 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, AMY T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,423.57 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, ALEXANDER Employer name Sullivan County Amount $70,423.45 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, DIANE Z Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $70,423.06 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDEL, SUSAN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $70,422.75 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEREK, NICKOLE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,422.30 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARY G Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $70,422.22 Date 03/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, DAVID C Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $70,421.69 Date 04/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,421.50 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $70,421.10 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTTMILLER, MARY E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,421.08 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YONG Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,420.63 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIZIA, PAUL M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $70,420.58 Date 04/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NICOLE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,420.00 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, MEGHAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,419.88 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIRE, ANTHONY M Employer name Washington County Amount $70,419.84 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTANOVIC, JOSEPH V Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $70,419.55 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORUKHOV, JULIA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $70,419.51 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHOFF, BRIANNE R Employer name Alexandria CSD Amount $70,419.41 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH KANE, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $70,419.21 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIO, GENEVIEVE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,418.90 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNISH, KYLE T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,418.48 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, JACK G, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,417.49 Date 12/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, SALLY ANN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $70,417.34 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARSACI, DANIEL P Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $70,416.71 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MATTHEW S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $70,416.58 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSE, WISRY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $70,416.51 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIRICO, PAUL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,415.83 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGFALL, ANTHONY Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,415.77 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, MEGHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,415.19 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, KURT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,414.98 Date 03/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAG, FRANK N Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $70,414.81 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, PAUL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,414.09 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDO, JAMES B Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $70,413.43 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JOANNE Employer name Warren County Amount $70,413.32 Date 05/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBUT, CONOR M Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $70,412.80 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVER, JAMES H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,412.72 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JUDSON A, JR Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $70,412.68 Date 10/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CHRIS A Employer name Orange County Amount $70,412.65 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK K Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $70,412.53 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIER, JAMES S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,412.43 Date 08/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, TERRI M Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,412.31 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON MATT, JASON R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,411.77 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, JOAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,411.21 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ROBERT B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,411.16 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLOVICK, ROBBY T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,410.78 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, ELIZABETH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,410.68 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NORA S Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $70,410.66 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, SUE ELLEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,410.23 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,410.08 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOGNA, JOSEPH A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $70,409.95 Date 09/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTER, ERIN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,409.70 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORSEN, JENNIFER M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $70,409.67 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERCK, JOHN J Employer name Bethpage Fire District Amount $70,409.55 Date 04/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGALA, COURTNEY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,409.53 Date 09/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDENBURG, DAVID C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,409.10 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, ALEJANDRO Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $70,408.91 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, MICHAEL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,408.62 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOINER, MARY K Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,408.53 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHTINEN, DAVID A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $70,408.44 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, STEPHANIE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,408.23 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MONA ANN M Employer name Franklin County Amount $70,408.07 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNIVAL, RAYMOND T Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,407.15 Date 02/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFITT, RICHARD S Employer name Albany County Amount $70,407.08 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, WILLIAM D Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $70,406.96 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, AARON W Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,406.51 Date 03/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,406.51 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, SHANEEKQWA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,405.52 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIENTI, DEBRA I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,405.26 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKLE, NATHAN W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,405.16 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RONALD G, JR Employer name La Fayette CSD Amount $70,405.15 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, ALICIA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,404.60 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System