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 ITJEN, NORMAN T Employer name Genesee County Amount $64,645.78 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, ELIZABETH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,643.85 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMORA, MATHEW S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,643.15 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, MARGARET M Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,643.10 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBBINS, ROBERT J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,642.82 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VADALA, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,642.70 Date 08/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $64,642.68 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DIOR A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $64,642.30 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DANIEL T Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $64,642.20 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHA, DEBORAH A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $64,642.06 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, JONATHAN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,641.87 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNKHORST, KAREN E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,641.68 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, RICHARD L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,641.39 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ANN E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,641.12 Date 08/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALA, MARJANA Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $64,640.97 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, NICHOLE S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $64,640.87 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, SHERYL E Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $64,640.79 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAMPHILE, PETER A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,640.13 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, CURTIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,640.09 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYS, LETONYA Y Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,639.92 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIGO, DORIS J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $64,639.22 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENCEK, HENRY W, II Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $64,638.67 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, LESLYE M Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $64,638.49 Date 10/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAQUIN, STEPHEN P Employer name Clinton County Amount $64,638.41 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMERMAN, GEORGIANNA Z Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,638.06 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JOHN P, III Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $64,637.58 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEESLER, MARTHA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,636.63 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTIE, JOHN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,636.33 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAM, JEFFREY E Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $64,636.28 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CHERYL L Employer name Dryden CSD Amount $64,636.27 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, WAYNE Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $64,635.98 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, HARVEY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,635.80 Date 03/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROWITZ, ROBERTA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,635.68 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ERNEST L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,635.66 Date 10/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERUSSI, JEAN M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $64,635.46 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JORGE Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $64,635.43 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHTYL, KEITH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,635.31 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINDLER, CARLA M Employer name Genesee County Amount $64,635.06 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARSLEY, JOANN Employer name Albany County Amount $64,634.47 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPIERNIK, PAUL M Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $64,634.44 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRONI, MARK J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $64,634.25 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALK, KIMBERLEY S Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $64,634.21 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWIE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,634.13 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JOSHUA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,634.06 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOCK, FREDRICK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,633.93 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, JACQUELINE L Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $64,633.50 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, MELISSA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,633.34 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDAK, GWENDOLYN W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $64,633.07 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, KERRY A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $64,633.00 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,632.94 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, LORI A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $64,632.83 Date 10/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARCISO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,632.49 Date 06/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, CHARLES B Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $64,632.38 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIN, GEETA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $64,632.33 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, SHARON L Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $64,632.30 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMINO, DONNA Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $64,632.25 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKE, CONRAD F Employer name Erie County Amount $64,632.10 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCIECHA, MAGDALENA B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,631.96 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, SHAWNEYA D Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $64,631.72 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBLEWSKI, JOSHUA M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $64,631.69 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, TIMOTHY S Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $64,631.59 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPNICK, MARLANA Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $64,631.25 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAREN, DONALD P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,631.22 Date 07/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERAGON, THERESA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,630.89 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSON, DAVID L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,630.87 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINEN, LORI A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,630.79 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, ANDREW J Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,630.74 Date 07/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, SUSAN V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $64,630.67 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAZIN, DEBRA J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,630.48 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, TIMOTHY W Employer name Town of Ridgeway Amount $64,630.41 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ALBERT Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,630.15 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GOUFF, STEVEN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $64,629.96 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERELL, DIANE L Employer name Cuba Rushford CSD Amount $64,629.83 Date 06/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKNER, CHARLES A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $64,629.62 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, BENJAMIN J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $64,629.57 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, PATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $64,629.54 Date 11/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, ANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,629.25 Date 12/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $64,629.00 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRANGA, FAITH B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,628.31 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, RYAN T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,628.26 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELCHLIN, SHARON L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,628.21 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SANDRA J Employer name Education Department Amount $64,627.38 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAIMEE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,627.33 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIER, MARIANNA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,627.31 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $64,627.10 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, AMY N Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,626.57 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORDQUIST, GREGORY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,625.88 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARKEY, MONICA Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $64,625.78 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALEK, JOSEPH D Employer name Erie County Amount $64,625.73 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEUNE, JOANNE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,625.67 Date 03/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, JAYNE L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $64,624.87 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWDER, KERSTIN I Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,624.81 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSEY, WAYNE A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,624.44 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $64,624.04 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADARAS, ERNEST J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,623.86 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, AUDETT M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,623.85 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, APRIL D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $64,623.58 Date 08/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, KEITH A Employer name Otsego County Amount $64,623.10 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, DANIEL J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $64,622.89 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGGS, ABIMBOLA I Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,622.78 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System