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 POUND, LORA E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,196.13 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCK, ROBERT R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,196.13 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, ANNE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,196.13 Date 10/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, KATIE E Employer name Erie County Amount $65,195.85 Date 03/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIETLEY, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Erie County Amount $65,195.85 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, NATHAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $65,195.85 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERLACH, MARCY E Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $65,195.75 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILES, OVIDIO Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,195.04 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, MADRID Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,194.77 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITCHCOCK, ERIC Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,194.64 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, EDWIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,194.56 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINER, KATHLEEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,194.21 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILER, ANDREW C Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $65,194.09 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CYNTHIA H Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,193.98 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GEORGE W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $65,193.91 Date 02/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTA, STEPHEN E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $65,193.81 Date 04/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROULAND, CHERYL Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,193.70 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, DANIEL B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,193.46 Date 01/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILA, JENNIFER Employer name Office of Indigent Legal Serv Amount $65,193.39 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERAS, LEONARDO A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $65,193.34 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, JEFFREY T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,192.94 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINOR, DIANE L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $65,192.75 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, WENDY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,192.51 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, JOANNE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,192.51 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOOKRAM, JENNEIL L R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,192.23 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZIMEK, MATTHEW D Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $65,191.76 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIES, SUSAN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,191.45 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DONNA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,191.39 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, CHERIYAN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $65,190.81 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAVID L Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $65,190.73 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMANTE, EDWARD Employer name Greene County Amount $65,190.50 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,190.39 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, NANETTE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,190.28 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DAVID M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,190.18 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHARLES H Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,189.93 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, JAMES V Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $65,189.79 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPLOWSKI, FELIX J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,189.59 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIANO, MARY JO Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,189.33 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONER, WAYNE J Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $65,189.28 Date 03/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRUSSO, NATALIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,189.27 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, BRIAN T Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $65,189.09 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, NATHAN L Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $65,188.76 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEGAND, JACQUELINE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $65,188.48 Date 10/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, CHARLES J Employer name Oswego County Amount $65,187.80 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JOY M Employer name Bath CSD Amount $65,187.39 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $65,187.27 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, VALERIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $65,187.22 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERITAGE, SKYE M Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $65,186.98 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, BHUMI J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,186.58 Date 02/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $65,186.53 Date 02/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARETTA, JEREMY T Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $65,185.95 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINKO, STEPHEN N Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $65,185.75 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKAS, MELISSA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,185.74 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKENRATH, STEVEN R Employer name Erie County Amount $65,185.62 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWRONSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,185.43 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORGIE, EILEEN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,185.21 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMAN, DAVID W Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,185.21 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAMINATHAN, SRIVIDYA Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,185.19 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEURDS, STEVEN T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,184.97 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARLO, GRACE L Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $65,184.95 Date 10/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,184.94 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, RODNEY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,184.47 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, ANDREW L Employer name Allegany County Amount $65,184.42 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $65,183.92 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DARCIE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,183.73 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUTSKY, VLADIMIR Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $65,183.62 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYLINSKI, BRANDON M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,183.53 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLO, KATHLEEN E Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $65,183.20 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTTO, KENNETH J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $65,182.41 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, ROBERT J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $65,182.05 Date 09/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, RANDY P Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $65,182.05 Date 10/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVILES, MARIA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,182.00 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEGUEZ, MARYBELL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,182.00 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSO, CAMILLE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,182.00 Date 06/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMKEE, JANICE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,182.00 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, TIMOTHY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,181.75 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCZEK, TAMMY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,181.56 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS-WHITE, RAKISHA R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,181.52 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANDIN, MARILYN M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $65,181.04 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREE, JAMES W Employer name Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Auth Amount $65,180.86 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,180.07 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVIDINI, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $65,179.79 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, STEVE R Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,179.56 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLORENS, DORIS C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,179.34 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, STANLEY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,179.33 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JANET Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,179.31 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, NEVIN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,179.28 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, AISHA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,178.72 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,178.33 Date 07/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, CATHERINE T Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $65,177.95 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEGZA, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $65,177.91 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, STEVEN T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $65,177.39 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMBHARD, BEVLINE O Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,177.39 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Erie County Amount $65,177.09 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDETTE, CHRISTINE A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,176.62 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROOM, NOLAN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $65,176.59 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON-GIBBS, CRYSTAL R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $65,176.59 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSON, GILBERT Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,176.22 Date 09/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, DAVID Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,176.19 Date 10/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPIRO, JACK A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $65,175.74 Date 06/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System