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 WILLIS, JOSEPH H Employer name Morrisville-Eaton CSD Amount $65,058.06 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, LINDA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $65,057.74 Date 11/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLO, PAUL A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $65,057.40 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KATHERINE A Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $65,056.74 Date 11/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOEILLET, CAROL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $65,056.70 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIERSON, VICKIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $65,056.12 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNKLER, SCOTT R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,056.08 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TIFFANY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,055.53 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $65,055.50 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, IMOGENE B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,055.30 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUTIS, VALENTINAS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,054.98 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,054.85 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, KAREN L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,054.73 Date 12/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $65,054.64 Date 02/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, JOSE L Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $65,054.63 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERGOSKY, MICHAEL G Employer name Broome County Amount $65,054.10 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODIE, JOSHUA S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,054.03 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGO, DENNIS V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,053.94 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, JOHN M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,053.66 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, LAURA B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $65,053.62 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, PATRICIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,053.60 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, RUSSELL T Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,053.60 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMYSOAD, LINDSAY M Employer name Cortland County Amount $65,053.41 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DWIGHT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,053.17 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, MARIO G Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $65,052.87 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHANE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,052.87 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CLARA C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,052.60 Date 07/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MELISSA I Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $65,052.47 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, ERIC M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,052.39 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EVERETT E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $65,052.24 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, TIMOTHY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,051.95 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOUGH, SLOANE D Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $65,051.59 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUE, BETH A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,051.13 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, VICTORIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,051.09 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, CATHLEEN M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,050.49 Date 03/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBOAH, EVANS Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,050.30 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LINDA D Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $65,050.25 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $65,049.89 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, KENNISHA D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,049.68 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHADO, TERESA R Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $65,048.88 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRGAS, LORETTA A Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $65,048.63 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, STELLA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,048.32 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, THOMAS J Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $65,048.05 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, THERESA A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $65,048.02 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, RYAN J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,047.87 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESSLER, GLORIA R Employer name Putnam County Amount $65,047.43 Date 03/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, JANA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,047.08 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATREMORE, ERIK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,046.29 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCLEARY, SHANNON L Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $65,045.57 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, LOUIS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,045.41 Date 02/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, THOMAS D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,045.40 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, NAJEE B Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,045.09 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, NATHANIEL A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $65,044.49 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATUCCIO, JAMES G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,044.46 Date 12/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEES, JAMES R, JR Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $65,044.13 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNERA, MARC D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $65,043.90 Date 07/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, KARRIE L Employer name City of Troy Amount $65,043.80 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BATZ, KIMBERLY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,043.67 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, MICHAEL E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $65,043.64 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,043.58 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGURA, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,042.79 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSADE, RICHARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,042.57 Date 05/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, JEREMY P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $65,042.34 Date 10/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDUZ, GUSTAVO A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,041.90 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBURZ, JOHN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,041.83 Date 02/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, JOSEPH A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $65,041.81 Date 03/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $65,041.71 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASCIO, GINA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $65,040.94 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, DOROTHEA F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,040.70 Date 02/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, JULIE E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,040.44 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, MARK S Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,040.14 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHERMERHORN, FRANK S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $65,040.10 Date 12/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAGNARD, THOMAS C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,038.76 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, DANIEL C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $65,038.68 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, KELLY L Employer name Education Department Amount $65,038.26 Date 09/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Corning Amount $65,038.08 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, DEBORA A Employer name Erie County Amount $65,037.63 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGH, ANDRE H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $65,037.49 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, TAMMY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,037.38 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELL, DANIELLE M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $65,037.20 Date 10/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, TODD Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,037.20 Date 03/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNER, DONNA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $65,036.83 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGON, LINDSAY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,036.47 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, THOMAS G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,036.40 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, AARON W Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $65,036.29 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN E Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $65,036.02 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, WILLIAM Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $65,036.00 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ARACELY Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $65,035.92 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, JOSEPH Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $65,035.82 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDLOW, CYNTHIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $65,035.50 Date 02/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, CHARLES J Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $65,035.11 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ROME-CONNERS, SANDRA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,035.09 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, TROY T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,034.63 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, ROGER G, JR Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $65,033.86 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREESE, BRIAN D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,033.24 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, CHRISTINA H Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $65,033.16 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPCZYNSKI, MARTIN P Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $65,032.87 Date 04/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELE, MARGARET B Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $65,032.67 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, SALVADOR Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $65,032.59 Date 03/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEC, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,032.48 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System