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 SMITH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,159.11 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,159.10 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARD, JONATHAN E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,159.00 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DAVID L Employer name Oswego County Amount $65,158.99 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KELLY R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $65,158.91 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JASON M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $65,158.26 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES-LEE, ALTHEA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,158.24 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, SALVADOR Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $65,158.13 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, MICHAEL E Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $65,157.93 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JESSICA L Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $65,157.91 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTOR, ALICE C Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $65,157.64 Date 09/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUGHNAN, MARY ANN C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $65,157.39 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, FREDERICK H Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,157.30 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNERMON, TYRELL L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,156.99 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIN, THOMAS J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $65,156.81 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROO, ERIC J Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,156.45 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARY E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,156.24 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALMETA-THOMAIDIS, VALENTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,155.81 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, KAREN R Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,155.37 Date 04/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JHOVANY A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $65,155.36 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MORTIMER MC KINSLEY Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $65,155.09 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHAM, STEPHEN A, III Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $65,154.95 Date 02/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBERT, JONATHAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,154.72 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARNE, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $65,154.55 Date 04/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALWYN, WENDELL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,154.40 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIRANTE, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,153.79 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, MARYBETH V Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $65,153.60 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTIS, DANIEL F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,153.24 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, GARY R Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $65,153.18 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,153.14 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAMEAL D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,152.96 Date 08/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUDAN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,152.22 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, MICHAEL J Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $65,152.20 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,151.94 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, TIMOTHY G Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,151.82 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERESZYNSKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $65,151.60 Date 08/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEEZ, LADI M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $65,151.47 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGIUDICE, SARAH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,151.46 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,151.41 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANDRICH, DANIEL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,151.14 Date 05/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, STEVEN J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $65,150.86 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDE, LAURA Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $65,150.85 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, SUSAN L Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,150.41 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCAVAGE, ELIZABETH J Employer name Putnam County Amount $65,150.23 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JUAN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,149.94 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, DAVID B Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,149.89 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, CHARLES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $65,149.39 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,149.29 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NOVO, RICHARD A Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,149.27 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, DWAYNE A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,149.16 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RANDOLPH D Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,149.14 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIANSKI, KEVIN R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,149.05 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BALDEO, BALRAM Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,148.74 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SANDRA M Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $65,148.57 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MICHAEL T Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $65,148.44 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, CLAUDIA M Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $65,148.32 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSER, BARBARA A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $65,148.05 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNEY, KATIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,147.69 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLY, STEPHANIE N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,147.43 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUZER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,147.21 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, LARRY G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $65,146.94 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, MARY M Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $65,146.47 Date 09/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUS, BETHEL H Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,146.40 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJEK, JOANN Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,146.40 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTISON, JOEL R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,146.03 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, SUSAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,145.67 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $65,145.52 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERGER, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,145.49 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, TRACY S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,145.43 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, NAHTANYA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $65,145.12 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZINGRILLI, PHILIP J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,144.92 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOL, DOUGLAS R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $65,144.85 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATHAK, DHARA H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,144.73 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIELLE, ROCHELLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,144.72 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, JEFFREY F Employer name Albany County Amount $65,144.12 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESLEY, SHAUN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,143.47 Date 02/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARRETT, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,143.34 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUANG, BRIAN Employer name Mt Sinai UFSD Amount $65,143.34 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIG, ROBERT D Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,143.33 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELY, RONDLE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,143.30 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SUSAN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,143.09 Date 08/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERVOS, NIKOLAUS M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,143.05 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JAMILLAH T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,142.74 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JOAN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $65,142.70 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDICK, HEATHER N Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $65,142.56 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMEN, MARIA P Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $65,142.44 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDENDISTLE, BONNIE L Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $65,142.04 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, GARY D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $65,141.65 Date 01/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, KENNETH P Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $65,141.53 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLACE, FRANK R, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,141.38 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, WILLIAM W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,141.18 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RUSSELL A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,141.06 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, THOMAS J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $65,140.53 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, PENNY L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,140.37 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, DENISE M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,140.30 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, WAYNE G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,140.02 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, WENDY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,139.88 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, KEITH M Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $65,139.23 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, JACQUELYN M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $65,139.23 Date 02/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $65,139.20 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System