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 PLUMLEY, BARRY L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $69,038.43 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, SHENWEN Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $69,038.13 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NEAL S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $69,038.07 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, VALENCIA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,038.06 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, BRIAN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,037.92 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, FRANKLYN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $69,037.87 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABNEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,037.50 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANISH, JUSTIN Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $69,036.99 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, TRICIA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,036.57 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, JAYSON C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,036.48 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUSAN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,036.45 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLLETTI, VINCENT L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,036.04 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONICHTERA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,035.81 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFCUT, JAMIE L Employer name Broome County Amount $69,035.72 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, RICHARD B Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $69,035.70 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Watertown Amount $69,035.56 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMERON, DAVID M Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,035.45 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, CHAD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,035.38 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIRCHNER, COLLIN S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,035.06 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,034.99 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL ROSARIO, JOYCE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,034.93 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TIMOTHY R Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $69,034.41 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLARMAN, MERCEDES E Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,034.12 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, JUSTIN T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,033.78 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDROSSIAN, PETER S Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $69,033.77 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $69,033.56 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, JEFFREY H Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,033.05 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTOWICH, SUSAN L Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $69,032.98 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDEFER, COREY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,032.72 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTZ, SHAWN R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,032.60 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARBOROUGH, BRIANNE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,032.43 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHEAT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,032.40 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, AILEEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,032.00 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JILL A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $69,031.86 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, MELINDA A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,031.71 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, MAYRA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,031.56 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, GERALD D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,031.55 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DALE D Employer name Erie County Amount $69,031.30 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTY, GARRETT P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,031.21 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOREY, THOMAS C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,030.95 Date 11/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,030.91 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAHAN, TONY M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,030.41 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, TODD M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,030.18 Date 01/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, PATRICIA Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $69,029.39 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, WARREN H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $69,028.38 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, SHANE J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $69,028.03 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NATALIE R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,027.69 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDWITH, SEAN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,027.63 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEHRHOF, LORIE D Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $69,027.17 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KERRY P Employer name Erie County Amount $69,026.63 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPONG, JASON M Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,026.29 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, JULIET M Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,026.28 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Massena Amount $69,026.21 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LOUIS G Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,025.46 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,025.30 Date 01/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALKER, SHELLY L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $69,025.22 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KIRK A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,025.18 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JAY J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,025.15 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZ, KATHARINE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,025.13 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURCADE, HENRY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,025.13 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGS, AMY J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $69,024.88 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYLER, MARIE J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,024.55 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,024.41 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULIA, JEREMY G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,023.88 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUKES, JEFFREY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,023.82 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, SHAWN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,023.58 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITLEY, EILEEN L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $69,022.75 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANIN, DEVON M Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $69,022.52 Date 03/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, BARRINGTON S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,022.27 Date 03/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, GARY D Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,022.06 Date 02/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITTS-CARR, TANYA L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $69,021.73 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, JOANN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,021.60 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ALAN D Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $69,021.49 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIELL, PETER W Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $69,021.32 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, RAMON V Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,020.95 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KENNETH J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,020.45 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, DONNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,020.04 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, RAYMOND C Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,020.04 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTTING, JAMES W Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,019.71 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, THOMAS F Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $69,019.64 Date 01/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $69,019.29 Date 05/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,018.96 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLAESON, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $69,018.89 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEELEY, MONICA S Employer name Essex County Amount $69,018.39 Date 10/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSTON, ELISA A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $69,018.10 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIONETTI, MARIE N Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $69,018.10 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JUDITH M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $69,018.00 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTER, DESTINY S Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,017.94 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JAROD L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $69,017.90 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMPERIO, ALAN J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,017.80 Date 10/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONCZAK, ADAM C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,017.67 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHERYL M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,017.42 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELLS, JEFFREY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,017.18 Date 09/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAITO, CHARLES R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,017.18 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARENTE, JOSHUA B Employer name Cortland County Amount $69,017.16 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ELIEZER Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $69,016.04 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, MOHAMED ABUTALEB Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,015.90 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOELLMANN, ROBERT H Employer name City of Norwich Amount $69,015.77 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELKER, ALAN G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,015.46 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONIG, FREDERICK W, III Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $69,014.92 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System