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 DZEDAVETS, HALINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,194.66 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMALI, ASLAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,194.62 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPER, CHRISTINE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,194.27 Date 09/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, TOMMY J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $66,193.98 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDSTEIN, JOEL M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $66,193.95 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,193.92 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGH, DONNA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,193.74 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWAREK, TIMOTHY D Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,193.14 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ROY D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,193.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FAUL, LEE J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,192.98 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERSTONE, DELECIA R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $66,192.97 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, TIMOTHY P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,192.85 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, JAMES M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,192.47 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, DAHEMIA C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,192.37 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM R Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $66,192.37 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTELL, EDWARD J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $66,192.34 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, DANA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,192.25 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, MICHELLE C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $66,192.22 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, RICHARD H Employer name Penn Yan CSD Amount $66,192.00 Date 03/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, THOMAS E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,191.91 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUFF, NICHOLE E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,191.61 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVIS, GEORGE R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $66,191.54 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULTICE, ERIC J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,191.47 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRACKER, BRYAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $66,191.23 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, RAELYN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,190.91 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHELL, TRAVIS J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $66,190.32 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANEK, RANDY D Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $66,190.26 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, LARRY V Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $66,189.82 Date 02/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIE, ERIN E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $66,189.74 Date 02/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUME, LLOYD S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,189.58 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, KELLY Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,189.48 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUENTHNER, PATRICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,189.25 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CATHLEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,189.25 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CONSTANCE A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $66,189.21 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JANET Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,189.21 Date 05/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH V Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,189.06 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICIA L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $66,188.56 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT D Employer name Orleans County Amount $66,188.00 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOHN J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $66,187.98 Date 12/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, MARTIN J Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $66,187.98 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGON, ZACHARY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,187.98 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHEIMER, LESTER G, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,187.98 Date 04/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ISRAEL A Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,187.98 Date 07/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERA, PABLO, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,187.98 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPELGATE, SANDRA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGGETTA, SALVATORE J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAREK, LAURA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITBART, ALAN S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 08/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIGATI, PAUL C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 09/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITCH, MARCIA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, CLINT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMAN, M L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 09/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODENHAUS, EDWIN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 03/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SANDRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAUL G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 03/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, BARRY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 04/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DORIAN F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCA, WILMA O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KEVIN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEYMOUTH, MARY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKERSON, TILLMAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 06/22/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISLOUS, VICTOR F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODIN, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,187.98 Date 02/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALLO, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,187.98 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOHN T Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,187.98 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPHAM, JAY C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,187.98 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRK, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,187.98 Date 09/01/1959 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, MARK D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,187.98 Date 01/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA ROCCO, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,187.98 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILES, PAUL M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,187.98 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSREDKAR, EDWARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $66,187.98 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLY, JEFFREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $66,187.98 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, MARK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,187.98 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, KEVIN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,187.98 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELNICKI, HENRY W, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,187.98 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NANCY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,187.98 Date 06/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUCINAJ, DILA Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $66,187.91 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, DAVID A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,187.77 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIRLEY, EVERTON J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,187.77 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHHAJLANI, SOMYA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,187.77 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, JUSTIN A Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $66,187.72 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWASTA, MICHAEL K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $66,186.93 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALLON, ABDULLAH N Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $66,186.78 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBROSIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $66,186.67 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, RONDETTA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,186.41 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARUCCIA, THOMAS A Employer name Orange County Amount $66,186.19 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONEZ, FERNANDO A Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,185.51 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, IAN M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $66,185.38 Date 07/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRIERE, AMY Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,185.27 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, WILLIAM O Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,185.21 Date 04/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSON, HILLARY M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,184.61 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,184.50 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, KYLE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,184.30 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, WAYNE B Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $66,184.26 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, RONALD S Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $66,184.25 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLWITZER, MEGAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,183.91 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ROSEMARIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,183.01 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESGO, RODOLFO L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $66,182.23 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TCHALIM, SENAME A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $66,182.17 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALEWSKY, TARAS R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $66,181.93 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System