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 ROSE, JOHN M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $69,105.51 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE MC CARRICK, DAWN M Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $69,105.43 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIN, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,105.00 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZLER, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $69,104.93 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ROBIN E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $69,104.87 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDATOS, EUGENIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,104.71 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEIDEL, DEBRA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,104.68 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, JOSEPH L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,104.04 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, GEORGE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,103.72 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMESCH, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $69,103.48 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYNIARSKI, JEFFREY L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,103.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVE, TIMOTHY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $69,103.46 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, ALAN S Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $69,103.42 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,103.40 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RANDALL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,103.39 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, JONATHAN E Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,103.36 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, BETTY Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,102.53 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, ANTHONY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,102.35 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTENBERG, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,102.35 Date 11/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, GLENN S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,102.26 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDOZA, ARMANDO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,102.19 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TYREE D Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $69,101.70 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, JASON S Employer name Allegany County Amount $69,101.34 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, SHAKIRA TD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,101.28 Date 04/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,101.21 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, NIESHA G Employer name Oswego County Amount $69,101.09 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSELL, TERRENCE M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $69,101.07 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYTSMA, JAMES W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,100.93 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IORIO, MARC A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,100.84 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, TRICIA S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,100.73 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, DOUGLAS E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,100.59 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISECKAS, MARY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,100.56 Date 12/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, KATHARINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,100.42 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, AMY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,100.33 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASRI, SHADI Employer name Albany County Amount $69,100.00 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORLI, NORA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,099.88 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINEAU, ALBERT E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,099.82 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SHARRON F Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $69,099.68 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, CURTIS Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $69,099.58 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONDENAR, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,099.51 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, ANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,099.36 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAISCH, STEPHANIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,098.46 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, PAUL T Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $69,098.11 Date 04/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ERIC J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $69,098.02 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTERY, MICHAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,097.66 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SEAN D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,097.60 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOW, TSANSIU Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,097.15 Date 12/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, ROLAND P Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,097.10 Date 08/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NOVLETTE Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $69,097.01 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, ROBERT W Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $69,096.87 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALFITANO, BARBARA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $69,096.87 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTSFORD, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $69,096.76 Date 08/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLACKFORD, PATRICK T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,096.06 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JAMES D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,095.98 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, LESLIE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,095.96 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSANT, LAURA R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $69,095.56 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, ADAM P Employer name Town of Webster Amount $69,095.22 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTO, CHEYANNE L Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $69,095.17 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KEVIN H Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $69,095.10 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONNER, AMY M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,095.03 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, ADAM L Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,094.77 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, CLARENCE J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,094.66 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, NEIL J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,094.37 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTAL, CATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,094.28 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,093.86 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA FLESH, JOHN A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,093.77 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAAF, MARK G Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $69,093.50 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRIGO, GAIL M Employer name Albany County Amount $69,093.08 Date 02/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIANO, DONALD W Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $69,093.03 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, NATHANIEL S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,092.74 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TIMOTHY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,092.68 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, KAITLIN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,092.03 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRYON, LORA J Employer name Yates County Amount $69,091.94 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL TORTO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,091.76 Date 09/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, RONALD R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,091.42 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $69,091.23 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, HARMONY A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $69,090.50 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASBURY-CLARK, YVONNE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $69,090.39 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MARC A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $69,090.11 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILROY, WILLIAM D Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $69,090.03 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLE, DEBORAH L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $69,090.01 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BARRY C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $69,089.94 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRASYE, DONALD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,089.66 Date 08/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,089.43 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, TERRY Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $69,088.92 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECCHIO, MARK L Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $69,088.81 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDAY, HEATHER L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,088.53 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILIPO, ROSLYN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,088.39 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUET, ASHAKI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,088.26 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TONYA D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,088.25 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, JONATHAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,088.01 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JERENEE K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,087.94 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLMANN, JONATHAN F Employer name Town of Greece Amount $69,087.25 Date 12/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULAJ, ANNA M Employer name Monroe Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $69,086.92 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTI, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,086.39 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTI, THOMAS J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,086.26 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, CANDACE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,086.16 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, JONNIE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $69,085.98 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEA, WALTER K Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,085.87 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, TAMMY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,085.50 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System