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 BECKWITH, SCOTT C Employer name Oswego County Amount $65,590.70 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, MELINDA B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,590.64 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN, ASHMEED N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,590.03 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIEHM, DAVID B Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,589.95 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RICHARD C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,589.89 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAGA, STEPHEN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,589.63 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $65,589.48 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, TODD M Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,589.33 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, VIVIANN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,589.19 Date 06/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNGST, MARY CATHERINE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,589.09 Date 12/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGGIALI, CHRISTIAN L Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $65,588.98 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, RICHARD K Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $65,588.55 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINI, GIANCARLO Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $65,587.56 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LING, NICOLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,587.44 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBOLI, MITCHELL J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,587.16 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINQUE, DAVID V Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $65,586.43 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIER, LORA M Employer name Broome County Amount $65,585.84 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTEY, FRANK L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,585.80 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURTLE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orange County Amount $65,585.76 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMES M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,585.34 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMERISE, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,585.25 Date 08/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHALEN, PEARL D Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $65,585.16 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPALEO, ERIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,584.33 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JERRY P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,584.22 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SHAMIA F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $65,584.21 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, KATHERINE T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,584.20 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, ROBERT C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $65,583.66 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, PAULA A Employer name Education Department Amount $65,583.21 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIN, MAUREEN S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,582.74 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, LESLIE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,582.52 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, CONSTANCE F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $65,582.21 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, DANIEL C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,582.13 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, GARY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $65,581.71 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $65,581.64 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THYRRING, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $65,581.30 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, GLENNIS R Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $65,581.29 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, J BRIAN Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,581.29 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, MATTHEW E Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $65,581.10 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTLEY, HARRY E Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $65,580.98 Date 07/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, MATTHEW R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,579.57 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDEN, MARIE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $65,579.48 Date 01/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCH, JENNIFER M Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $65,578.48 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, GAIL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $65,578.43 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODLE, DAVID E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $65,578.23 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGGINS, PETER E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,578.00 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAHM, SALLY A Employer name Putnam County Amount $65,577.91 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEART, COURTNEY L Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $65,577.69 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULUM, GULZADE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,577.56 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIRE, NICHOLAS B Employer name City of Olean Amount $65,577.00 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANNATA, FRANK C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,576.85 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIANA, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,576.84 Date 01/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIGPEN, JANET L Employer name Steuben County Amount $65,576.66 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, AMANDA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,576.40 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, JOHN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,576.17 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, MARK T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,575.98 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCHOCKI, WENDY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,575.84 Date 08/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, NELLIE MAE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,575.36 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ARDLE, SHAWN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,575.19 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, MICHAEL P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,574.98 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,574.84 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, TINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,574.81 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOHN D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $65,574.76 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIESTO, THOMAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,574.46 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDFORD, WAYNE E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $65,574.40 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, DAVID J Employer name City of Oneida Amount $65,574.38 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, VALENCIA Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $65,574.29 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEFFREY A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $65,574.29 Date 07/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, BETH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,574.00 Date 12/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOFFERY-MILLER, LISHWETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,573.97 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSEY, THERESA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $65,573.31 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $65,572.88 Date 07/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, ELAINE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,572.74 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, GREGORY B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,572.72 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREVALO, FRANCISCO J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,572.67 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IKEDA, NANCY C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,572.58 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARHARTT, PAUL R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $65,572.14 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, KOSIW Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $65,572.03 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, BRIGHID T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,571.94 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDOUS, JANNATUL Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,571.22 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, SETH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,571.16 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSZKOWSKI, KENNETH J, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,570.91 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYNE, DAVID B Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,570.85 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNONE, JOANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $65,570.72 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEADLEY, GWENDOLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,570.54 Date 05/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZEKALSKI, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,570.43 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANTZEN, ADAM J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,570.42 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, DAVEY M Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,570.04 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZIORSKI, JAMES P, III Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $65,569.75 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JEREMY M Employer name Town of Oswego Amount $65,569.47 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MEG V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,569.44 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,569.39 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, WILLIAM E, II Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $65,568.41 Date 04/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, MARGARET H Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $65,568.09 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINK, LORI A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,567.96 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, ELISSA E Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $65,567.79 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, KATHLEEN Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,567.69 Date 03/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LISA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,567.43 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, LEO J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $65,567.37 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMANDO, AMY C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,567.11 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARLA B Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,567.05 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System