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 RUYACK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,278.58 Date 11/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSKOWITZ, ILENE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,278.46 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONELLA, RALPH N, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,278.34 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, FAYRIECE T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,278.22 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, JISSELLE F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,278.12 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,277.40 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ROBERT D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,276.84 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, ADAM W Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,276.65 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, DOUGLAS K Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $67,276.61 Date 07/12/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVED, WALEED Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,276.58 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, TOWANA Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $67,276.23 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHERYL A Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $67,276.23 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHEL, CHRISTINE A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $67,276.22 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENYAK, JAMES Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $67,276.02 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUITY, DIGNA K Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,275.96 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARTHA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $67,275.71 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHINDLER, ELISSA R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,275.44 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMEGASHIE, DESMOND Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $67,275.39 Date 07/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, RUFUS S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,275.37 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POU, LILLIAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $67,275.11 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUZA, CHERIN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,275.08 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TODD P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,275.00 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCZEWSKI, STACEY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,275.00 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, AMANDA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,275.00 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JAY ANN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,274.40 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, TERI Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,274.40 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKEY-SMITH, SHERRILYNE C Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $67,274.38 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MADELEINE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,274.02 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,274.01 Date 12/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTAU, TRACY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,273.80 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURGENS, WILLIAM B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,273.79 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, WALDEMAR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $67,273.62 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, KATHLEEN ANN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,273.18 Date 02/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, JEANMARIE N Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $67,273.06 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, CARMEN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,272.92 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, LISA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,272.75 Date 12/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, AMY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,272.75 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,272.75 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VORIS, JOHN T Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,272.75 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ALSON M, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,272.75 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINGARDNER, ALLIE H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,272.58 Date 01/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SHAUN S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,272.51 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, THOMAS A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,271.95 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUMA, GINA T Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $67,271.91 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNDAS, JOHN C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,271.91 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, ANGELINA Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $67,271.78 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, MARISA HARRISON Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $67,271.71 Date 08/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIZAR, JEREL R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,271.69 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DAVID H Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $67,271.55 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FRANCISO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,270.90 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BARR, ANDREW S, JR Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $67,270.65 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Steuben County Amount $67,270.21 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TIMOTHY D Employer name Steuben County Amount $67,270.21 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODWIN, TINA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $67,270.14 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, KIMBERLY S Employer name Steuben County Amount $67,270.14 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, CHERYL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,269.91 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATEER, JOHN P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,269.65 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, KEVIN J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $67,269.65 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRYOR, KIM I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,269.57 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, HEIDI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,269.43 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, ANTHONY A Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $67,269.40 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSKOEZ, RONALD N, JR Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $67,269.33 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANION, WILLIAM Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,269.23 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINI, MELISSA R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,269.20 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DUFFIE, RASHIED H Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,269.15 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KELLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $67,268.85 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,268.57 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, DANIEL S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,268.50 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, DAVID P Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $67,268.19 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROBERT L Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $67,268.18 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, SANTA I Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,267.76 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURLIN, TAYLOR J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,267.49 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, GARY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,267.14 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JAKE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $67,266.70 Date 08/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLEGOS, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $67,266.32 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JEREMY D Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $67,265.93 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEKHNOVICH, VLADIMIR Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,265.81 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, BRIAN G Employer name Albany County Amount $67,265.73 Date 04/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, RACHELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,265.68 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERE, NICHOLAS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,265.66 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GARY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $67,265.01 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $67,264.81 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBACHER, MICHAEL C Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $67,264.76 Date 06/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, JACKLYN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,264.59 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $67,264.55 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEILLEUX, BRENDA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $67,264.51 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNING, LAURA J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $67,264.14 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSKEL, ETHAN Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $67,264.14 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA MULCAHY, COLLEEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,264.05 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STANLEY E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,264.02 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, TONY E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,263.80 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNAHAN, JEREMY J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $67,263.51 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC PHERON, MICHAEL W, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,263.50 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, REGENNA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,263.42 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, ROBERT A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,263.09 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHEM, JACQUELINE D Employer name Warren County Amount $67,263.04 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOLTES, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,262.75 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, LISA Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,262.63 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISMAIL, AHMED B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,262.50 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, DARRELL A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $67,262.42 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System