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 TAGGART, GLENN M Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $65,726.83 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,726.77 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLEJOHN, RASHIDA S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,726.49 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLL, JILLIAN B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,726.26 Date 06/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEENAGHAN, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,726.10 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, JONATHAN M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,725.97 Date 05/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOZI, BUKURIJE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,725.59 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, AMY B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,725.55 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,725.43 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACINTHE, PIERRE G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $65,725.03 Date 05/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRY, CINDA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,724.91 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTY, DAVID W Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $65,724.76 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DONNA L Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $65,724.72 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, WAYNE S Employer name City of Middletown Amount $65,724.60 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNOFF, KEVIN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,724.20 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANTA, ANNE MARIE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,724.11 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, STEPHEN R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,723.88 Date 08/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, PETER Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $65,723.79 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $65,723.00 Date 04/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUROUR TRAVERS, CLAUDINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,722.50 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVILLE, JEFFREY G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,721.23 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTO, VINCENT Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,721.15 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELFA, BARBARA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,720.72 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELSLEY, AILEEN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,720.53 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ORVILLE S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,720.12 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, REGINA W Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $65,719.82 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JAMES E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,719.45 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITO, SUSAN W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,718.91 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JESSICA A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,718.79 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMER, TRAVIS D Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,718.42 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPO, DANIEL E, JR Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $65,717.74 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABINO-DELPAPA, LYNDA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,717.66 Date 05/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLEY, ADAM N Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,717.18 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHEAR, JASON L Employer name Seneca County Amount $65,717.09 Date 08/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, RETA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,716.96 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYBULSKI, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,716.70 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EASTER, HENRY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,716.62 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRINGER, ANGELICA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,716.46 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, ROBERT L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $65,715.92 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANSBURG, MARY E Employer name Voorheesville CSD Amount $65,715.89 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCO, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $65,715.66 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, EMANUEL R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,715.57 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, CARL T Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $65,715.51 Date 07/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, JEREMY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,714.65 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROBERT W Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $65,714.47 Date 09/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMO, THERESA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $65,714.34 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, OSCAR A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,713.69 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MARIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,713.26 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $65,713.02 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAR, CRAIG M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,712.84 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, MARGARET A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,712.81 Date 11/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, MARY L Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $65,712.64 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,712.47 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGE, ROBERT R Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $65,712.31 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, COLLEEN D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,712.08 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSBURG, FRIEDRICH Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $65,711.69 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JOHN V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,711.46 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILES, TYLER T Employer name City of Oneida Amount $65,711.31 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOUIS-PAUL, BELLO Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $65,711.30 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTZ, DARLENE F Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,710.68 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYLINA, RHODA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $65,710.54 Date 06/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZ, ALFRED Employer name Interest On Lawyer Account Fnd Amount $65,710.35 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, DEAN D Employer name Village of Walden Amount $65,709.97 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNER, SHAUN D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $65,709.77 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,709.52 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEBE, FAITH M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,709.33 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, SCOTT J Employer name Canton CSD Amount $65,708.97 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Seneca County Amount $65,708.90 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCERI, CARMINE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,708.79 Date 02/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $65,708.78 Date 05/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREBS, LAWRENCE C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,708.69 Date 03/13/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINZ, MARY JANE Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $65,708.64 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, JAMES H, III Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,708.58 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYRACUSE, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,708.45 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARGRAVES, LINDA G Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $65,708.43 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHN, HONG JOO Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,708.42 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIENER, ERIC R Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,708.00 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $65,708.00 Date 05/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, BERESFORD J Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $65,707.93 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUMBER, SUSAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $65,707.90 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOSA, DIANA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,707.84 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JODEIT, GILBERT D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $65,707.83 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, WILLIAM J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,707.80 Date 09/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JILL C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,707.33 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, FAZELA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $65,707.29 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENMEADE, LETITA S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $65,707.21 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, IAN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $65,707.03 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, DONNA D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,707.03 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONSKY, WILLIAM M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,707.00 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, MARY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,706.55 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUILLY, ALEX A Employer name Orleans County Amount $65,706.50 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, STEPHANIE P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $65,706.20 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARIUS, JAMES L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,705.81 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CANDACE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,705.57 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, AARON K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,705.34 Date 09/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, PAUL W Employer name Erie County Amount $65,704.98 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MELODY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,704.96 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIT, SHAUN Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,704.78 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHER, JASON M Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $65,704.67 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, SARAH E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,704.32 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System