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 BEACH, BRIAN J Employer name Chateaugay CSD Amount $65,220.20 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $65,220.13 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, DAVID J Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $65,220.09 Date 06/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, NICHOLAS B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,220.08 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMIRATA, DAVID PAUL Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $65,217.96 Date 12/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPANETO, DANIEL E Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,217.06 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHAYDE, KYLE A Employer name Department of State Amount $65,216.71 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,216.67 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOE, KWANGJOO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,216.62 Date 12/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, MICHAEL D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,216.57 Date 06/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, CATHERINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,216.42 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSON, SHANNON P Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,216.42 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIRO, WAYNE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,216.42 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, STEVEN D Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,216.41 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERDOWSKI, DEBRA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,216.39 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTWRIGHT, EMILY S Employer name Franklin County Amount $65,216.20 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, BRIAN G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,216.17 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUGLOV, PRISCILLA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,216.06 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $65,215.77 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABITO, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,215.62 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANDREW S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,215.38 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENZES, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,214.97 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, GARY T Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $65,214.82 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUFFY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,214.73 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHULL, JEREMY M Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,214.55 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, LYNNETTE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,214.43 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRON, DAVID S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,213.95 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CONSTANTINE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,213.45 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, BECKY D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $65,213.41 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, YUI L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,212.99 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, MARY A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,212.81 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLER, DEBRA A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,212.81 Date 08/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,212.37 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AESCHBACHER, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $65,212.05 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUDER, DAVID M, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,211.95 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,211.53 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFEE, REBECCA F Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,210.49 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GEORGIANA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,210.33 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RHONDALYNN L Employer name Education Department Amount $65,210.21 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, DANIEL T Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $65,209.92 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,209.72 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUJAR, MERCEDES Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $65,209.67 Date 11/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIN, TAMMY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,209.37 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOANNE D Employer name Erie County Amount $65,209.01 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, KEITH M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,208.86 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, DONNA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,208.61 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, MEGAN M Employer name Education Department Amount $65,208.26 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, MEGAN Employer name Alden CSD Amount $65,207.73 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERLAND, JAYNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,207.65 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDJMOHAN, CHERYL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,207.26 Date 01/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, DANIEL P Employer name Village of Newark Amount $65,207.13 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ANGELA R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $65,206.78 Date 02/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, DEBORAH A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,206.36 Date 02/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOPOWICZ, ANTHONY S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $65,206.20 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, KYLE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,206.15 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, DOUGLAS F Employer name Fulton County Amount $65,206.02 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOSHUA J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,205.75 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POVEDA, GEORGE A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $65,205.69 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNAN, KENNETH S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,205.51 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSTRAETE, AARON R Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $65,205.49 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, JOLENE T Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,205.25 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, BRIAN R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,205.20 Date 06/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARG, RITU Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $65,205.20 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPES, BRIAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,205.20 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENHAM, MELINDA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,205.13 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $65,205.09 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAJER, TRACEY M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,204.03 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, DOUGLAS M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,203.75 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNEZA, KATHY J Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $65,203.50 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, KEVIN Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $65,202.82 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, RAMY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,202.67 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, ANTONIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,202.00 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHRICH, DONALD A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,201.68 Date 11/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Clayton Amount $65,201.50 Date 03/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINBERG, HOWARD M Employer name Town of Somers Amount $65,200.85 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORONI, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,200.31 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JEANETTE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,200.30 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOITANO, MARIE E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,200.18 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, DAVID T, JR Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $65,199.68 Date 06/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, EDWARD K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $65,199.50 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPETT, TORI R Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $65,199.48 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORESE, DIANA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,198.66 Date 05/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JESSICA M Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $65,198.48 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, DAVID I Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $65,198.47 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MEGHAN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,198.29 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLER, DARCY M Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $65,197.89 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURIEMMO, LORRI S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,197.56 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, SHARON M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,197.15 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFF, CRAIG S Employer name Erie County Amount $65,197.11 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MATTHEW T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $65,196.92 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES-FACEY, KIMON R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,196.71 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTES, AARON M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,196.69 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DING, LINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,196.58 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, JANICE BRUH Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,196.52 Date 01/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUHLE, LISA M Employer name Broome County Amount $65,196.50 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, LAUREN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,196.44 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABLEMAN, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,196.43 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, CHARLES B Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,196.34 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT N Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $65,196.28 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARVIN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,196.13 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System