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 MEYER, BRENDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,858.08 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $64,857.95 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROB, GARY J, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,857.88 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRILL, CARL Employer name Erie County Amount $64,857.79 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, JENNIFER S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $64,857.79 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GREGORY K Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $64,857.55 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KENNETH R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,857.50 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANZONERI, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $64,857.28 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAR, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,857.15 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, JEANNINE R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,857.11 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DAVID Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,856.61 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $64,856.00 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ROBERT H Employer name Town of Elma Amount $64,855.90 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAEHSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $64,855.76 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGMAN, TRICIA L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $64,855.66 Date 06/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, JOSEPH P Employer name Jefferson County Amount $64,855.59 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KURT J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $64,855.58 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYFORTH, CHERYL A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $64,855.57 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, MATTHEW Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,855.41 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, MARY C Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,854.96 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSLER, JEFFREY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $64,854.04 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGDANOFF, PATRICE A Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $64,853.79 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ASHLEY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,853.53 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESIGNAC, SANDRA S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,853.40 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CASTRO, NADEGE Employer name Westbury Mem Public Library Amount $64,853.40 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KEISHA A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $64,853.29 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, VERONICA L Employer name Oswego County Amount $64,853.15 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, J A Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,852.94 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORNES, MARGARITA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $64,852.92 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRASHUNE, ANGELINE Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $64,852.86 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROBERT A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,852.65 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABARIS, EDWARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,852.45 Date 11/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLECKER, ERIC J, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,851.87 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAMARDO, HEATHER A Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $64,851.79 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMSON, ARTHUR W Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $64,851.74 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIFFLER, SHAWN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,851.36 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTRY, KEITH Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,851.17 Date 12/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KAREN A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $64,851.17 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROMMECK, LORENA Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,850.86 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, HANNA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,850.79 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, LISAMARIE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $64,850.37 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITT, HILLARY M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,850.02 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, KRISTIN S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,849.59 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, VANESSA L Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $64,849.42 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOME, MATTHEW I Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,849.17 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, KEVIN O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,848.99 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, AINSWORTH L Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,848.95 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISALA, ELZBIETA K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $64,848.73 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, ANDRE Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,848.71 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JEFFREY D Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $64,848.62 Date 12/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERING, DANIEL M Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $64,848.28 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, DAVID A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $64,847.99 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TINA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,847.68 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, THOMAS A, JR Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $64,847.67 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKLEY, MARGARET C Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,847.41 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIZENECKER, ROBERT E Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $64,847.21 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGHLIAN, GREGG Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $64,846.31 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURNER, LISA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,846.26 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, JANE A Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $64,846.18 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KAREN A Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,845.99 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLANO, STEPHEN F Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $64,845.83 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JASON L Employer name Clinton County Amount $64,845.62 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, HOWARD R, II Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,845.38 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULBRICH, BETH Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $64,845.17 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTA, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,845.16 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYANO, MERCEDES C Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $64,845.04 Date 09/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHKE, MATTHEW E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,844.69 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEROME, JOHN H Employer name Town of Southold Amount $64,844.61 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHAM, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Greene County Amount $64,844.34 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, DIANA L Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,844.24 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANSON, JAQUAI M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,844.13 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUNIGA, MATTHEW T Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $64,843.72 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELIAS Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $64,843.40 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KEITH Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,842.97 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LAWRENCE A, JR Employer name Allegany County Amount $64,842.57 Date 01/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, BARBARA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $64,842.35 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JENNIFER Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,842.17 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINA, ADRIANNE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,842.09 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD, SHERRY-ANNE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,841.66 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELM, LIA K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,841.52 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCUE, CRAIG A Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $64,841.30 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARIOLA, STEPHEN C Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $64,841.24 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARC D Employer name Erie County Amount $64,841.20 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENGO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,841.08 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREEVY, SUSAN M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $64,840.71 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, MICAH A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $64,840.68 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOGUT, EDWARD J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,840.44 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMANDIN, DAVID S Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $64,840.35 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, DUSTIN D Employer name Village of Massena Amount $64,839.96 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTLER, MICHELLE A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,839.91 Date 07/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, MARK T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,839.72 Date 11/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, DEBORAH L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,839.72 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOVICH, TAMMY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,839.62 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBENHOCH, MARGARET Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $64,839.08 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CLAIR, PATRICIA L Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $64,839.08 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROZYK, BRIAN J Employer name Erie County Amount $64,838.99 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $64,838.99 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLORIS, WALTER P Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $64,838.94 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOETZNER, CHERI A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,838.78 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT W Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $64,838.75 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System