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 MAYO, PATRICK K Employer name Columbia County Amount $67,167.28 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JACK D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $67,167.05 Date 03/31/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, JOHN F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,166.47 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, BARBARA A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,166.37 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUERNER, JENNIFER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,165.97 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, BRIAN M Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $67,165.77 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, SHAWN J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,165.33 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, SUSAN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,165.08 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LACHELA V Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,165.00 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ERICA T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,164.75 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, RALPH B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,164.68 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, NORMAN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,164.01 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, DONNA M Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,163.68 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLOPP, RICKY J Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,163.40 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, JOHN W, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,163.32 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVANOVIC, TERESIA B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,163.21 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, M KELLEY Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,163.21 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACY, JAMES M Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,163.21 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMENTO, MARIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,163.21 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKS, LAURIE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,163.15 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIS, DOUGLAS T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,163.11 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLOKOTRONIS, PETRA W Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,162.89 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHMAN, FRANK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,162.78 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, JOLLY S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,161.86 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, WILLIAM A, III Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,161.48 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,161.36 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, TREVOR A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,161.25 Date 06/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHAUPT, MARK J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $67,160.55 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, DAVID R Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $67,160.41 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAILE, ROGER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,160.24 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELFEL, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,159.59 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LYNN R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $67,159.52 Date 09/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIENKIEWICZ, DAVID E Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $67,159.34 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFF, MICHAEL L Employer name Orleans County Amount $67,159.00 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, THEODORE R, JR Employer name Camden CSD Amount $67,158.99 Date 10/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELWELL, BRUCE W Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $67,158.73 Date 01/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAMIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $67,158.70 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGGERS, JOSEPH V Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $67,158.69 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROSKI, JOHN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,158.58 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFANTE, CHARLES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,158.39 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, CLAYTON M Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $67,158.23 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMMER, EDWARD J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $67,157.59 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINZIVALLI, RANDY S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $67,157.37 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, GARVIE L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $67,157.36 Date 05/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILD, NATHAN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,157.28 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, WILLIAM P Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $67,157.21 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, BRIAN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,157.07 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATWARY, ABUL H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,157.07 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, NICOLE ANN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,157.05 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBIEN, COREY W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,156.99 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $67,156.67 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, GEORGE L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,156.67 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPRES, EDWARD E, II Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,156.63 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYE, MICHAEL J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $67,156.59 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN, DENNIS L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $67,156.57 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LUZIO, THOMAS F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,156.55 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $67,156.46 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISS, ROBERT J Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,156.28 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, TOBIAN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,156.14 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIERLEN, JEFFREY T Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,155.92 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POE, CYNTHIA Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $67,155.88 Date 06/16/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGLIONE, VINCENT P Employer name Albany County Amount $67,155.42 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPP, KEVIN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $67,154.84 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, SUSAN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,154.30 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBURN, SHELLEY W Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $67,154.27 Date 04/09/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLADEK, JOCELYN B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,154.26 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEFFREY P Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $67,154.09 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $67,154.01 Date 02/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERENICH, VIKTOR Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $67,153.97 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIBER, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Webster Amount $67,153.73 Date 07/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,153.69 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MARISA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,153.57 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,153.41 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMASZEWSKI, JAMES Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $67,153.26 Date 05/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANE, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $67,152.97 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMBACH, JILL K Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $67,152.41 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MELISSA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,152.14 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $67,151.38 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, GINETTE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,151.24 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, CHRISTINA E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,151.23 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMEDANI, ANNELA Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $67,151.22 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEICHMANN-DUGGAN, ANDREA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,150.94 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRY, PEGGY Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,150.25 Date 03/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSHAW, MICHAEL E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,149.99 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, JESSIE L Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $67,149.99 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PIERRO, NICOLE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,149.79 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, CHERI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,149.79 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, JOHN E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,149.79 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, RUBEN D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,149.79 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANDY, TODD B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,149.79 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENE, JEFFREY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,149.79 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSHANSKY, BORIS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,149.79 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBIDEAU, JAMES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,149.79 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDYUK, ALISA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,149.79 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, DESIREE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,149.79 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, KEITH E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,149.79 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNACK, JASON M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,149.79 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JOSEPH R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,149.79 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, STEVEN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,149.79 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, RICHARD Y Employer name Education Department Amount $67,149.79 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System