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 FOX, GEORGE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,150.24 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, PAUL H Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $69,150.00 Date 05/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, ANDREW D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,149.98 Date 08/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONOS, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,149.41 Date 07/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATLINGTON, GILBERT Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $69,149.36 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, AHSAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,149.36 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CARL A Employer name Village of Port Henry Amount $69,148.91 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDEN, JAMES P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,148.90 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC VICAR, DAWN Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $69,148.83 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERON, IVETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,148.28 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JAMES Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $69,148.22 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MARY Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,147.95 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, KEVIN B, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,147.81 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEDGWOOD, MATTHEW C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,147.66 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, DEBRA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,147.53 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, SUSAN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,147.52 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MICHAEL K Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,147.40 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISS, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,147.24 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBES, RICHARD S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,147.08 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JASON T Employer name Town of Holland Amount $69,146.05 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACHY, MARLA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,146.04 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST-HARRIS, KIMBERLY N Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,145.91 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKEL, DIANA Z Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,145.48 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, JAMES Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,145.48 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEMANN, JOSEPH B Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $69,145.09 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JOSHUA J Employer name Albany County Amount $69,145.07 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, MAUREEN P Employer name Rome Housing Authority Amount $69,144.67 Date 07/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, MICHAEL L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,144.55 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, ALLEN L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,143.88 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLRICH, KATHLEEN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,142.78 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ROBERT Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,142.54 Date 11/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORGAR, MARK R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,142.49 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATARELLI, ANTHONY M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $69,142.23 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LEI Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,142.03 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, STEVEN P Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $69,141.82 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANYE, MICHAEL S Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,141.76 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, CLARK J Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $69,141.67 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, THERESA J Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,141.63 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, TRESSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,141.46 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALYJ, JAMES C Employer name Seneca Co Soil,Wtr Conserv Dis Amount $69,141.09 Date 04/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSS, REGINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,141.07 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUES, THOMAS E Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $69,141.04 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUSCHOW, ERIC R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,140.00 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTA, JAMES J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,139.98 Date 11/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, QUINTIN H Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $69,139.28 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, BRUCE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,138.18 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, CHERYL H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,137.65 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPENHEIM, MEREDITH K Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,137.55 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, DAVID R Employer name City of Oneida Amount $69,137.47 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CATLIN, CLAY D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,136.96 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, TRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,136.56 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, MARIO J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $69,136.42 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN IDERSTINE, ELLEN G R Employer name Broome County Amount $69,136.25 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCIPIO, ROBIN L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,136.13 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, TERESA A Employer name Village of Greene Amount $69,135.84 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JILLIAN R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,135.40 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, THOMAS J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,135.40 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDAWAY, PETER T Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,135.36 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BARRY S Employer name Albany County Amount $69,135.11 Date 02/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BONNIE Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $69,135.00 Date 08/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, MARILYN J Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $69,135.00 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSAJKO, DEBRA L Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $69,134.75 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JOSE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $69,134.73 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JEFFREY G Employer name Erie County Amount $69,134.51 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ASHLEIGH B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,134.44 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, LISA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,133.98 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CHARLES Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $69,133.91 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARROW, JEFFREY S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $69,133.39 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONARD, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,133.18 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, SCOTT M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $69,133.10 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, SARITA Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $69,133.04 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,132.70 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSZCZYNSKI, LINDA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $69,132.61 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIANO, LAURA A Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $69,132.52 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAYTON, KEVIN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,132.49 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, ROBERT L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,132.35 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, KAREN A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $69,131.35 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEATH, LAUREN C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,130.84 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, GEORGE W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,130.79 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONDRAS, TOMMY R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $69,130.77 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLO, LYNN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,130.09 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, RICHARD L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $69,130.05 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIERS, STEPHEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,129.87 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNEMI, JANET L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,129.35 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREIS, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $69,128.90 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, VINCENT T Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,128.71 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, MATTHEW J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,128.69 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOSKY, KEITH M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $69,128.63 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, SEBASTIEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,128.03 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLI, GIOVANNA M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $69,127.86 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIVER, MARCIA L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,127.76 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANCO, REBEKAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,127.49 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SETH A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $69,126.94 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARCOMB, MICHAEL C Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $69,126.78 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWELL, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $69,126.76 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELLO, JON A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,126.73 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINEAUX, REMY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,126.26 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, KENNETH J Employer name Mohawk Municipal Commission Amount $69,126.09 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVA, ZYLONA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,126.05 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISNER, JEFFREY B Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,125.82 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System