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 SIMMONS, GEORGE W Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,865.10 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, STEPHEN A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $65,864.69 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOSHUA A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,863.99 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, ANGELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,863.91 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORELLI, NEIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,863.91 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNALLY-MALANGA, LISA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,863.81 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEU, KEVIN CHI Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,863.53 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, EUGENE S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $65,863.43 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, EDWARD D Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,863.39 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSING, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $65,862.88 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, GREG J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,862.72 Date 08/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECHA, MICHAEL S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,861.77 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMOCK, NORMA H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,861.64 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, JOHN V Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $65,861.34 Date 03/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBERT, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $65,860.92 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, ROBERT J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,860.89 Date 03/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, WARREN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $65,860.85 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, HILLARY D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,859.90 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCHERINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,859.75 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHETSTONE, DENA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,859.25 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CORNEALIUS E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,859.04 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, GWENDOLYN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,859.01 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACEY, THOMAS E Employer name Greene County Amount $65,858.26 Date 09/12/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRICK, JAMES F Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $65,858.15 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELLS, DOMENICA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,858.11 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KRISTINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,857.29 Date 05/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUNZI, ALFREDO Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $65,857.15 Date 03/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LEYLA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,856.83 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTLEY, SUSAN MARIE Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $65,856.72 Date 07/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,856.51 Date 11/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRETT, DENECA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,855.96 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, TODD D Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $65,855.85 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, MADOMOISELLE S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,855.77 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SARA LYNN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,855.77 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, TYLER W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,855.75 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOEB, BRYAN A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,855.75 Date 10/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATINA, JOSEPH R Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,855.54 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, WILLIAM H, JR Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $65,855.35 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Finkelstein Memorial Library Amount $65,855.28 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, VIVIAN R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,855.11 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, PATRICK J, II Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,854.96 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, DAVID L Employer name Town of Eden Amount $65,854.81 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, CONSTANCE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,854.71 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, ROBERT J, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,854.71 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, TIANA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,854.71 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARKEY, SCOTT H Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $65,854.69 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, CINDY Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $65,854.28 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, CINDY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,854.22 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TRINA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,854.11 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CHARLES A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,853.82 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARWICK, RONALD F, JR Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $65,853.50 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHTON, SHAWANA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,853.50 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMPFER, DONNA J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $65,853.21 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERSINGER, ROBERT L Employer name Orange County Amount $65,852.77 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNELLO, RYAN D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,852.61 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPHERD, DORENE K Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $65,852.44 Date 10/04/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, ERIK D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,852.38 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, VINCENT B, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,852.32 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIDDICK, ADAM O Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,852.20 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARX, ANNA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,852.06 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DAVID W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,852.00 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSBIE, LUCY W Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $65,851.93 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREN, ZACHARY C Employer name City of Utica Amount $65,851.88 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMSTOCK, JAMES M Employer name City of Olean Amount $65,851.44 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEMAN, MARGUERITE Employer name Erie County Amount $65,851.03 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARRIGO, GIUSEPPE A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $65,850.82 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVRINCIK, CODY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,850.75 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYCE, JOHN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,850.63 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, ROLAND J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,850.56 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON-TEJERA, JOSAYNE M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,850.24 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMANN, TYSON G Employer name Orange County Amount $65,850.18 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTE, ERRYL F Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $65,850.10 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, BRIAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,850.02 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAETZHOLD, KENNETH M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,849.43 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,848.69 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, VINCENT S Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $65,848.66 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOROWSKI, RAYMOND M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $65,848.44 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EDDIE Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $65,848.35 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, THOMAS L Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $65,848.19 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, ROBERT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $65,848.14 Date 01/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, GREGORY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,848.10 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARIOLA, MICHAEL Z Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,847.65 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGER, ROBERT N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $65,846.96 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, WALTER J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $65,846.93 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, WILLIAM L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,846.79 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, GABINO E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,846.60 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMORA, VICKIANA Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $65,846.46 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KRISTEN P Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $65,846.32 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNZ, KATHLEEN M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $65,846.20 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODERO, JAMIE S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,846.06 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, AKILAH I Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,846.03 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, MARY C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,845.99 Date 01/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HY, MICHELLE S Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $65,845.92 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JAMES C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,845.91 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,845.89 Date 09/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, CHAUNCEY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $65,845.81 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCE, LANIECE M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,845.45 Date 10/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, YANET Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,845.36 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, DANIEL A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $65,844.90 Date 02/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENISHEL, ROBERT P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,844.39 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System