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 MAYER, JEFFREY R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,726.29 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUECKEL, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,725.45 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAN, SUSAN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,725.44 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Beacon Amount $66,724.99 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARPP, MIKE S Employer name Warren County Amount $66,724.93 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA TOURETTE, TERRINA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,724.80 Date 02/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ROBERTO A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,724.32 Date 12/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JAIME L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,724.04 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIELLO, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,724.02 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, KRISTEN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,723.89 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, SEONG CHEOL Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,723.84 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVELOCK, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,723.63 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, JENNIFER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,723.19 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISNEROS, LEOPOLDO Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $66,723.16 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEUSCHLER, CARL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,722.62 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNKELBERG, KEVIN W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $66,722.27 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, REGINALD M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $66,722.03 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANTHONY H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,721.29 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CORMACK, DANIEL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,721.28 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE WATER, DEREK J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $66,721.25 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUE, GAELEN P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,721.21 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JAMES A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,721.00 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABEL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $66,720.96 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, EDWARD C Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,720.94 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDOLINI, JAMES D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,720.91 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, GERALD S Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $66,720.26 Date 10/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FLUMER, JOHN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,720.26 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWETKOWSKI, TODD M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,720.26 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WLODARCZYK, RITA A Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $66,720.25 Date 07/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, JOHN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,719.99 Date 05/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, MATTHEW P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,719.81 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMANE, MAIREAD A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,719.70 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, LATOSHA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,719.44 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIX, KRISTEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,719.27 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMORE, WILHELM Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,718.92 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDSELL, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,718.26 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DANIEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,717.79 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI CERBO, LYNN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $66,717.34 Date 02/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKMAN, GEORGE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,717.01 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT B Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $66,716.77 Date 01/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, IRMA Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,716.63 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,716.47 Date 05/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JANIE D Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $66,716.46 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JAMES J Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $66,716.21 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,716.05 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, BRIAN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,715.62 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPLE, SCOTT A Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $66,715.45 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODOY, LUIS S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,715.42 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARO, MARY E Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $66,715.42 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NARDO, ALBERT, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $66,714.97 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MILTON A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,714.81 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOTTO, DIANE C Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $66,714.56 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMONE, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,714.50 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, RONALD Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $66,714.49 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRACUSE, RUSSELL J Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $66,714.03 Date 12/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JAMES A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $66,714.00 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITTERMAN, DAVID E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,713.76 Date 09/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MEGHAN N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $66,713.54 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHMED, SAGIR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,713.22 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONWAY, CYNTHIA J Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $66,713.02 Date 06/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, DANIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $66,712.94 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, WILLIAM M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,712.86 Date 07/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,712.72 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEVEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,712.64 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGUZZI, LAURIE A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,712.49 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, NICHOLAS D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $66,712.13 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEULS, DEBRA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,711.45 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINEROS, LINDA D Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $66,710.90 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKHOUT, MERRY Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,710.89 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, ANTHONY L Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,710.80 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSFORD, ERIC J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $66,710.55 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MARK A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $66,710.47 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLCOX, KYLEE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,709.50 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKUSZEWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $66,709.24 Date 03/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, RAM P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $66,709.15 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOTTO, CELESTE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,709.04 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPASQUALE, PETER Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,708.99 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, DEREK A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,708.78 Date 02/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, CHERI Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $66,707.75 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZ, CATHERINE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,707.72 Date 05/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, BRUNO Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $66,707.06 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINSKI, ROBERT M Employer name City of Rome Amount $66,706.87 Date 10/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VALENTE, VICTOR P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,706.31 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JEFFREY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,706.26 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $66,705.74 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSH, JANETTE C Employer name Broome County Amount $66,705.65 Date 07/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, DREENA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,705.48 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIAM, RICKY O Employer name Boces Genes Liv'st Stu'Bn Wyom Amount $66,705.36 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTAGLIATA, NANCY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,705.16 Date 12/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESONI, MAYLES M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,705.12 Date 08/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,704.93 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, MICHELE K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,704.66 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, GEORGE L, III Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,704.23 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWAT, MARY P Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $66,702.41 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, MARIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,702.15 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEIKH, JO ANN Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,702.04 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNETT, STEPHEN T Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $66,701.80 Date 10/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, CRAIG L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,701.62 Date 07/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGUENO, LISIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,701.10 Date 07/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,700.69 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System