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 SOTLAND, CASEY L Employer name Erie County Amount $64,776.98 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCARA, JOSEPH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,776.20 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, CARLOS A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,776.12 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MELANIE L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $64,776.03 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETMAN, MARIE E Employer name Orange County Amount $64,775.85 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGG, DEBRA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $64,775.45 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSSARD, SHAWN E Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $64,775.26 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, SUSAN D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,775.20 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEK, HEATHERANN Employer name Erie County Amount $64,774.71 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, EUGENE J Employer name Washington County Amount $64,774.25 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, TONIANN M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,774.19 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, MARY M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $64,773.90 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, REBECCA L Employer name General Brown CSD Amount $64,773.75 Date 07/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELVAY, SHERRY L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $64,773.41 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, MICHAEL J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $64,773.38 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, GREGG A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,772.68 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, CRISTA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,772.13 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PATRICIA H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,771.98 Date 04/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDIE, MYLESSIA Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,771.19 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZEN THOMASSEN, CHRISTINA T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,771.11 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOHN D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,771.08 Date 04/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, YVONNE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,770.96 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLUTSKY, JOHN W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,770.94 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, BRANDON L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,770.40 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, LEANDRO Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,770.05 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, SUSAN D Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,769.72 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN-DINH, HOA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,769.71 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, AMY E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,769.66 Date 08/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, REBECCA L Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $64,769.35 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEZIULA, NICHOLAS J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,769.12 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLOFF, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $64,768.76 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONCE, DAVID Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $64,768.23 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRUTON, JACK M Employer name Town of Minetto Amount $64,768.00 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, EDWIN J, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,767.75 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, EMANUEL C, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,767.63 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORIS, LAURA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,767.40 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KURTISS S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $64,766.97 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATVIENKO, SERGEY Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $64,766.96 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVO, DAVIE F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,766.75 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, SHEERA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,766.59 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATTEN, KEVIN K Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,766.29 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, TOM A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,765.74 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, YALISA T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,765.58 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, JAMES F, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $64,765.45 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BRIAN P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,765.35 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, STACEY B Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $64,764.76 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TUULI K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,764.51 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, JASON R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $64,763.93 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLION, LINDA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,763.90 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHANE, DONALD P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,763.71 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,763.53 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, TERRANCE J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $64,763.42 Date 05/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, DEANNA B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,763.00 Date 09/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORST, ANDREA G Employer name Town of Berne Amount $64,762.44 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ROBERT B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,762.15 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHEARSDORF, ADRIAN L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,761.64 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, PATRICIA L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $64,761.54 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, MARGARITA C Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $64,761.09 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JERRY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,760.96 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTARI, NANCY L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,760.82 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, ERIK A W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,760.55 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, SYLVESTER Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,760.23 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ARIANNA C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,759.64 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, MURIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,759.63 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTA, GINA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,759.55 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, JOAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,758.51 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CALVIN E Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $64,758.44 Date 01/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUR, OLGA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $64,758.26 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLESSI, STEVEN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $64,757.93 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERMA, KRISTOFF D Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $64,757.31 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRENDAN T Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $64,757.30 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCIA, JOSEPH Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $64,756.53 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, MARY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,756.20 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISLER, CHERYL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,756.18 Date 04/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, FELIX X Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,756.04 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANU, KATHY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,755.88 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, ARLEEN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,755.85 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, JOSEPH M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,754.93 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KANDIE J Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,754.62 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKINS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $64,754.59 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, HOWARD E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,754.20 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,754.11 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, LAURA L Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $64,754.00 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSIER, THOMAS R, JR Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $64,753.97 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NANWANI, PRIYA P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $64,753.73 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHKE, TERRI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,753.44 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESKEW, SONYA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,753.41 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,753.07 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS-NAPPI, CELESTINE Employer name Putnam County Amount $64,752.96 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SARAH E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $64,752.94 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANN, MICHAEL C Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $64,752.83 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOIA, DEVIN C Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $64,752.46 Date 09/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, BARBARA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $64,752.33 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEL, ROBERT W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,752.32 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUERO, LUIS S Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,752.31 Date 06/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHURES, ADAM C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,752.10 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KRUGER, SANDRA J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $64,751.93 Date 11/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDEZ, ERICA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,751.54 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHAD M Employer name Town of Victor Amount $64,751.02 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, JOHN W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $64,750.82 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System