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 FARR, MORGAN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,299.63 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLY, KATHLEEN H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,299.25 Date 02/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,299.14 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELBOURNE, ICYLIN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,298.96 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBER, GLENN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $65,298.70 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, DAVID Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,298.65 Date 07/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARY-JANE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,298.61 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDOU, TAMMY JO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,298.60 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIYANITSA, KATHERINE F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,298.56 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGUIRE, CHARLES F Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,298.47 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MEENEN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,298.42 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $65,298.05 Date 12/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUNDTREE, TYRONE O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,297.86 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, DANKERY O Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,297.73 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, LENORA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,296.89 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, WILLIAM W Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $65,296.40 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, JAMES S Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $65,296.00 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, RANDOLPH E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $65,295.75 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, CHRISTINE B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $65,295.61 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, COREY O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,295.55 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, PATRICIA Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $65,294.72 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLL, KATHY E Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $65,294.72 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMEJDA, ELIZABETH H Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,294.50 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDELL, CARYN S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,294.34 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRIENTO, FRANK Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,294.30 Date 01/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, KATHRYN E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,294.23 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENKUS, CATHERINE Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,294.23 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, BONNIE L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,294.19 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JOSEPH M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,294.06 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, CRAIG J S Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,293.09 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WREN, BRENDAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,292.68 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCZERBA, RAYMOND Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,292.63 Date 10/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGIU, AMERICO F Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,292.17 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGANZA, MICHELLE P Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $65,292.16 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VROOMAN, KARYN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,291.58 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIGENBRODT, CAROLINE B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,291.37 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, PAULETTE D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,291.25 Date 06/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, LINDA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $65,291.24 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, JESSICA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $65,291.12 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNSTEIN, LONNY D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,290.85 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBEY, ERICA F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,290.72 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, ANN MARIE Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $65,290.57 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVAY, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $65,290.41 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, PEGGY A Employer name Education Department Amount $65,290.15 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZZARD, JAMES D Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,290.12 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSCH, DONNA Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $65,289.94 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOELLER, STEPHEN F, JR Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $65,289.92 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPITZ, TIFFANY Employer name Putnam County Amount $65,289.61 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, MARIAN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,289.32 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CAROLINE Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $65,289.32 Date 05/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, PETER B Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,289.05 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $65,289.04 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINATO, ELLEN G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,288.34 Date 08/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JASON A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,288.15 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARY ANN Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,288.11 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEENBERGE, JAMIE W Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $65,287.53 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, MARIANNE Employer name Mt Sinai Fire District Amount $65,286.62 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTRIP, MADELEINE M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,286.42 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, COREY R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,286.32 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, GLENN P Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $65,286.20 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, HILLARY S Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,285.45 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUPP, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,285.24 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, JAMES W Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $65,285.09 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRELD, DIANE C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,284.79 Date 12/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $65,284.66 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, ARELIS Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,284.28 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, LISA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $65,284.03 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CHARLES D Employer name Town of Pomfret Amount $65,283.98 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DIANNE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,283.81 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $65,283.40 Date 12/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RONALD W Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $65,283.25 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VARNWAY, ROSS M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,283.02 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, MARY C Employer name Chenango County Amount $65,282.78 Date 06/12/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDES, DIANA L Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $65,282.74 Date 12/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, ISKRA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,282.73 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLI, ROBERT R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $65,282.59 Date 08/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, JAMES A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $65,282.17 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTER, GREGORY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $65,282.13 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, JILL C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,282.10 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, KEITH E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $65,282.09 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULRAIN, WILLIAM A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $65,281.99 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LAMONT I Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $65,281.66 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, FERNANDO Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $65,281.33 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIGURSKI, KAREN M Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $65,281.23 Date 11/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTEN, FAYDRA S E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $65,281.00 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, PHILLIP Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,280.50 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCOPIO, SALVATORE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,280.49 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIVLEN, MICHAEL F Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $65,280.46 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYSTROM, BRIAN P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,280.45 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPO, SCOTT A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $65,279.94 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECHT, GARY F, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $65,279.58 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBERG, JAMES Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $65,279.44 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, RANDALL S Employer name Livingston County Amount $65,279.33 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $65,279.03 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, JUSTIN W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,278.61 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPEL, PHILIP Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,278.53 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARELLA, ANDREW J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,278.45 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZICKL, WILLIAM G Employer name Genesee County Amount $65,278.40 Date 05/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIONE, JOHN, JR Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $65,278.08 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENT, EDDIE Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $65,278.07 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System