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 BORGESE, DEAN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $64,874.79 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KYLE, DAVID J Employer name Town of Rush Amount $64,874.68 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPLOCK, KRISTA J Employer name Orange County Amount $64,874.65 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, RONALD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,874.50 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, TIMMY J K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,874.17 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLACSEK, ANALISE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,874.12 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKMAR, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Greece Amount $64,873.84 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUP, JOSHUA A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $64,873.42 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, EDWARD D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $64,873.40 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKE, GARY R Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $64,873.25 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHI, ROBERT C Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,873.07 Date 10/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, ALFRED A Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $64,872.87 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZONI, JEFFERY M Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $64,872.62 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKY, ELEANOR B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,872.51 Date 03/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, JOSE Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $64,871.58 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, WAYNE R Employer name Warren County Amount $64,871.37 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERI, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,871.10 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, PAMELA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,870.93 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, PATRICIA L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,870.73 Date 03/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, BRETT R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $64,870.72 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARELA, ROBERTO Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,870.57 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, PATRICIA J Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,870.48 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, TRIMELLE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,870.41 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIEVELBEIN, JUSTIN W Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,870.37 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, ELLEN L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $64,870.18 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSLEY, ADAM C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,870.12 Date 03/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, EDWARD V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,870.12 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNER, DREW Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,869.77 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JUANITA S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,869.38 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, CHERYL A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $64,869.35 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, THEODORE E Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,869.12 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHOOGE, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,869.07 Date 10/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEY, ERNEST O, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $64,868.81 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, SHANE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $64,868.19 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, ROBERT J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $64,867.58 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULA, BARBARA A Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $64,867.48 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MICHELLE D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $64,867.32 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSHUA C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,867.06 Date 07/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OVERHOFF, MARK A, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $64,866.91 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, VANDORIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,866.85 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, ADAM J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,866.83 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BETH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,866.57 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODERER, KARL E Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $64,866.50 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPUZANO, JAIRO Employer name Greenburgh North Castle UFSD Amount $64,865.80 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, SCOTT R Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $64,865.05 Date 01/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE ROY, MEGHAN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,864.95 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $64,864.90 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEO, MATTHEW R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,864.64 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCH, ERIN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,864.46 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTERI, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $64,864.42 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, STANLEY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,864.28 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIA, ANTOINETTE L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $64,863.91 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, TRACY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,863.91 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETZ, CINDY L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $64,863.77 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, YEINMY P Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,863.46 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, ARESLES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,863.44 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTO, CATHERINE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $64,863.40 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, MARK W, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $64,863.10 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, JOSEPH Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $64,862.52 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTHE, DONALD F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,862.12 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELESKI, MALLORY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,862.07 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, SAMUEL E Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $64,862.03 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOHN R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,861.96 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORT, PATIENCE M Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $64,861.91 Date 04/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILLS, JOHN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $64,861.33 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERIOLE, MARK R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,861.10 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,861.02 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKOVAR, ABBY Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,860.84 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, COLLEEN S Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $64,860.75 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARGARET RONEY Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $64,860.74 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIAO, YING YING Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,860.73 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCHLER, NANCY E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $64,860.69 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KALOWTIE N Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $64,860.69 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANWAGNER, SHARON L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $64,860.69 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDA, MARYELLEN Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $64,860.69 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDUSKY, LYNN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,860.69 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,860.69 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,860.69 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, JILL D Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,860.69 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,860.69 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSY, MARGARET K Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,860.69 Date 01/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWES, MARJORIE J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,860.69 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COELLO, IVAN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,860.69 Date 09/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENN, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,860.69 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEROALO, KATHERINE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,860.69 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSARICQ, RALPH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,860.69 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAXTER, PAUL M Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $64,860.69 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MATTHEW E Employer name Tug Hill Commission Amount $64,860.69 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, KEITH G Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $64,860.69 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LORI G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,860.69 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENESEY, JAMES B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,860.69 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, CHESTER A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $64,860.69 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAKIAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $64,860.35 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, EDWARD R, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $64,860.31 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, KATE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $64,859.49 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES W, II Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,859.41 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNOTTI, MICHAEL R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $64,859.21 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, CHRISTINE Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $64,859.14 Date 10/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EVELYN Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $64,858.80 Date 03/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, JANINE G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,858.17 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System