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 RYLES, ADRIAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,891.99 Date 11/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYDRA, DAVID D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,891.90 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO-QUEZADA, LUCILA Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,891.80 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNELL, EDWARD C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,891.47 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LUIS Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $68,891.40 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKER, MICHAEL J Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,891.32 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, SUSAN R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,891.29 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVIVIER, CASSANDRA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,891.23 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, CALVIN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,891.15 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, SCOTT R Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,890.82 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCKBOWER, JOHN A, JR Employer name City of Middletown Amount $68,890.36 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEOMANS, JOSEPH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,890.09 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, MARITZA C Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $68,889.59 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, CYNTHIA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,889.57 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSART, NICHOLAS C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $68,889.57 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, ROBERT N Employer name Livingston County Amount $68,889.11 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, WILFREDO Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,888.93 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, SCOTT D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,888.84 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEBBIE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $68,888.56 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, SELINDA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,888.37 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, EDWARD B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,887.89 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLINSKI, TINA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,887.81 Date 03/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, NOELLE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,887.73 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URDANIVIA-BERTARELLI, EDUARDO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,887.21 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRETZ, LYYNNE K Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $68,887.21 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSTMAN, ELENA J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,887.05 Date 07/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUONGO, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,886.86 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, KAREN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,886.77 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TODD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,886.73 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHLENBECK, TARA L Employer name Orange County Amount $68,886.18 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, COLLEEN M Employer name Warren County Amount $68,886.12 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, KATIE L Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $68,885.96 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,885.72 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWELL, NORA H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $68,885.54 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHINAIS, KAREN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,885.54 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, ANDREA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,885.54 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, SANDRA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,885.54 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,885.54 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELEST, DAVID C Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,885.54 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETT, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,885.54 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ELLEN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,885.54 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, SCOTT E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,885.34 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNIGAN, KEVIN M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $68,885.32 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANEPA, LUIGI A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,884.66 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDY, DOUGLAS G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $68,884.51 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIEMITALO, SHARON M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,884.49 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $68,883.35 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOIGBERAI, ABIODUN J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,883.32 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JARED R Employer name Yates County Amount $68,883.23 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, PATRICIA M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $68,883.16 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, CHRISTINE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,883.05 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARASANA, LINDA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $68,882.88 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, DENNIS G, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,882.77 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMOND, MARIE A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,882.63 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBERT, JACLYN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,882.53 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAURA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,882.49 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGINNIS, JACQUELINE A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $68,881.66 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSZEK, LAURA L Employer name Orange County Amount $68,881.64 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERGEL, MARGARET R Employer name Broome County Amount $68,881.24 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERVIDER, LAWRENCE Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,880.77 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRIENO, ROBERT L Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,880.68 Date 09/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAMER, CARLEY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,880.10 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLO, YASMIN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,879.61 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAS, MICHELLE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,878.52 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIANADDA, MARGARET M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $68,877.97 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPION, DARLENE Y Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $68,877.60 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREW, FRANK L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,877.53 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, CECILIA Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $68,877.34 Date 11/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JONATHAN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,877.25 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,877.05 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESENFELDER, ERIC J Employer name Coxsackie-Athens CSD Amount $68,876.89 Date 06/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGANDI, KEITH Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $68,876.75 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GEORGE C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,876.51 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, KIERA L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,876.22 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBEY, SUSANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,876.20 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, ANTHONY L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,875.82 Date 03/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, ROBIN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,875.75 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIEWSKI, ANDREW S Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $68,875.39 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, JOEL Employer name City of Middletown Amount $68,875.05 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORTHOFER, MICHELE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,874.65 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DOUGLAS E Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $68,874.17 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGER, DANIEL V Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,873.38 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMERS, RALPH E Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $68,873.13 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ALBERT J, JR Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $68,873.08 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, JAMES E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,872.97 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMILLER, DAVID J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $68,872.37 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $68,872.36 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTA, JAN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $68,872.04 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD-TOMAN, LORENE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,872.02 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKIE, DERECK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,871.98 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, STEVE G Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $68,871.98 Date 02/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOONAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $68,871.81 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DAVID J Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $68,871.09 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KIMBERLEY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,870.80 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYENCK, MARK F Employer name Webster CSD Amount $68,870.31 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCINE, JACKSLADE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,870.20 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEBER, SANDRA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,869.66 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKES, AMY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,869.55 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPLEY, MICHAEL H Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,869.49 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDELL, PAULETTE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $68,869.48 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System