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 BAKER, JASON M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,443.96 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST CLAIR, JONATHAN R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $66,443.96 Date 03/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, MICHAEL K Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,443.92 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ERIC J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,443.75 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEESCHULTE, ANNE M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $66,443.67 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-VELEZ, CATHERINE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,443.57 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, MICHAEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $66,443.53 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERLY, KAREN Employer name Broome County Amount $66,443.50 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $66,443.48 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLBERG, DANIEL C Employer name Frewsburg CSD Amount $66,442.86 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, ROSS L Employer name Livingston County Amount $66,442.67 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAGAMBA, GARY Employer name Erie County Amount $66,442.65 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, MICHELE D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,442.61 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGANS, RANDALL, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,442.41 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, RICHARD Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $66,441.92 Date 06/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYER, DONNA M Employer name Legislative Health Service Amount $66,441.89 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MARY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,441.58 Date 12/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHABOT, LYNN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,440.98 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICCI, LINDA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $66,440.74 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, JENNA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $66,440.42 Date 06/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, JEFFREY W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,440.42 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, AI HUI Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,439.99 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $66,439.79 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MESSER, IVY Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $66,439.55 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAGO, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,439.47 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, SUSAN Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $66,438.67 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KIZZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,438.56 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, MATTHEW J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $66,438.26 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANINI, CATHERINE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,438.08 Date 01/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, THEODOSIA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,437.57 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTINGS, PATRICIA M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $66,437.51 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKLE, NANCY A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $66,437.38 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALCEAN D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,437.11 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, GEORGE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,437.11 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, GITTY H Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $66,436.76 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, FIDEL A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $66,436.42 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERZER, MARK L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,436.04 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIANTI, NICOLE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,434.98 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,434.93 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, JOHN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,434.33 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,434.00 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LETTY C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,433.97 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGENTO, PAUL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,433.71 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MATTEO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,433.68 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADWICK, MICHAEL E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $66,433.66 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANGEMI, MICHAEL S Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $66,433.35 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSHARM, JO ANNE Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $66,432.63 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELLI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $66,432.52 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KARRI A Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,432.23 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GARY R Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $66,431.69 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, TAMIE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,431.32 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $66,431.09 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, HORACE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,430.77 Date 06/26/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, GINA M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $66,430.47 Date 12/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUCCI, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $66,430.44 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALBON, CORINNE E Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $66,430.37 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEERUBHOTLA, SHARADA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $66,430.37 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,429.71 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACEK, THERESA M Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $66,428.83 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALIAFERRO, WENDY L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $66,428.35 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHANNON L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,427.88 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MAURICE L Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $66,427.03 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, NORMA L Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $66,426.94 Date 02/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, AMY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,426.93 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHARD, RYAN S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $66,426.39 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPF, BRANDON R Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $66,426.36 Date 10/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BERTHA Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $66,426.02 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISM, DARRYL A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,425.70 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CHRISTINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,425.63 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $66,424.98 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKHUSEN, CINDY L Employer name Town of Clay Amount $66,424.67 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSLER, JUDITH W Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $66,423.96 Date 02/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGRAVE, RYAN C Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,423.88 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAGLE, BETTIE J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $66,423.78 Date 07/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMOWICZ, JAMES P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,423.16 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDDIE, BRUCE A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $66,423.16 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUYDER, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,422.90 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, KATHLEEN G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $66,422.69 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, CHRISTINA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,422.61 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPLER, STEPHEN A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $66,422.16 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, SHELIA D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,422.05 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, STEPHEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,421.72 Date 11/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLOVITZ, ERIC M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,421.59 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, JULIET R Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $66,421.56 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, DANIELLE M G Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $66,420.77 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,420.75 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CARL R Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,420.49 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $66,420.28 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHARLES M Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $66,420.11 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE DOMINCES, LAURIE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,419.77 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,419.70 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, CHARLES D Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $66,419.68 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, THOMAS M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $66,419.48 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANN, JACQUELINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,418.99 Date 08/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZONA, BEATRIZ Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,418.83 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, DALE R Employer name Village of Victor Amount $66,418.51 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, SABINE Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,418.34 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,418.32 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, RICKY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,418.23 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMANSKI, JAN W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,418.09 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System