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 MC KOWN, LEISA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,171.97 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIARTE, JOHN A, JR Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,171.58 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,171.31 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERANTE, LAURA I Employer name Greene County Amount $69,171.25 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JACQUELYN P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $69,170.98 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLCZYNSKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,170.96 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKMAN, JAMES E, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,170.86 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, WILLIAM J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,170.74 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIBERTO, DAVID S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,170.72 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALFORD, DAIJON P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,170.25 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRIGNI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,170.15 Date 07/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, JASON T Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $69,169.70 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,169.34 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GARRICK B Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,168.68 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZDZ, KIMBERLY D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,168.37 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS, GEORGE H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,167.88 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, DENNIS Employer name Albany County Amount $69,167.71 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ERIC A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,167.64 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, LATISHA L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,167.49 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSSUM, CARL R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,167.22 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, BONNIE J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $69,167.07 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, TAMARA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,166.98 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ISMAEL D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,166.61 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMIRE, JAMES H, JR Employer name City of Elmira Amount $69,166.59 Date 07/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICHE', TIMOTHY A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $69,166.11 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERSON, ANITA Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $69,165.94 Date 05/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, HOPE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,165.33 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, LARRY C Employer name Cortland County Amount $69,165.04 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTANT, PATRICIA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,164.63 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKE, ROBERT E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,164.17 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $69,164.17 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, ELLEN N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $69,163.98 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORWATH, TRAVIS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,163.84 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, JONATHAN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,163.81 Date 11/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIR, SCOTT A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $69,162.74 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MARCUS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,162.32 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, NICHOLE L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $69,162.18 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILICA, ANDREW A Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $69,162.15 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA DUCA, CAROLYN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,161.70 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, JAMES E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,161.58 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $69,161.38 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LOTTIE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,160.78 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, ROBERT S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,160.46 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALHOUN, JAMES P Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $69,160.37 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMON, CHARLES C Employer name Henrietta Fire District Amount $69,160.25 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $69,160.06 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEARY, JAMIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,159.67 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, MICHAEL A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $69,159.53 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREA, STEPHEN M Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $69,159.24 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DEBRA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,159.05 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUARELLI, THOMAS P, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $69,158.36 Date 12/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIVO, CHRIS A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,158.34 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RONALD W Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,158.32 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKRI, ANDREW T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,158.16 Date 12/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANOVITCH, TARA D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,157.75 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CARROLL, MARK G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,157.53 Date 06/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIO, PHILIP W Employer name City of Rye Amount $69,157.39 Date 03/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, BRYAN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $69,157.33 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICODEMO-CAPRA, JENNIFER Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $69,157.23 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, TORKELL F Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,156.66 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $69,156.61 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARCHER, ANNETTE E Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $69,156.19 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAO, YEN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,156.18 Date 12/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CARMEN L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,156.14 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSEKENIS, GUS P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,155.88 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PETER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $69,155.38 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENAS, ROSALYN A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $69,155.00 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTERN, MATTHEW R Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $69,154.68 Date 07/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIZENECKER, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $69,154.55 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, STARRY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,154.50 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, MELISSA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,154.08 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, NICK M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,153.75 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Greene County Amount $69,153.69 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, THOMAS M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,153.39 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, MATTHEW H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,153.00 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, ROYSTON Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $69,152.94 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, LISA A Employer name Education Department Amount $69,152.52 Date 07/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDFEST, NEIL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,152.51 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVER, HOWARD R, III Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $69,152.50 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANGA, CARMELA Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $69,152.47 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOE, JAMES E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,152.40 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JONATHAN Z Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,152.30 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MARSHA L Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,152.01 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, DARIN D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,151.86 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASSO, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $69,151.68 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, KIMBERLY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,151.64 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHTARE, TERRY L, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,151.60 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMAN, GARY R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,151.50 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD-KRUG, PHYLLIS S Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $69,151.43 Date 08/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDOTI, ANTHONY C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $69,151.39 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Canton Amount $69,151.01 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUNNARI, JAMES M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $69,150.94 Date 04/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERINO, BRYAN V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $69,150.79 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, THOMAS M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $69,150.78 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLOFF, JASON W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,150.72 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHAM, KELLY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $69,150.59 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, STEPHEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,150.57 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, THEODORE A Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $69,150.57 Date 07/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DINESH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,150.44 Date 11/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, MARY B Employer name Bridgewtr-Leonard-W Winfld CSD Amount $69,150.36 Date 06/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System