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 NORDMANN, ERIK R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,281.87 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SICURELLA, VINCENT R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,281.86 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, WILLIAM C Employer name Erie County Amount $64,281.47 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARCZEWSKI, BRANDON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,281.18 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEILER, SAMUEL Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $64,281.14 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNECKER, ANDRES H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,281.13 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $64,281.12 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, BARBARA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,281.07 Date 06/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, DEAN M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $64,281.03 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGURA, DANIELLE L Employer name Orleans County Amount $64,281.00 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINEMANN, ROBERT M Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $64,280.79 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, RUBEN Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $64,280.74 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOO, YVONNE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $64,280.34 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, DONALD A, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,280.20 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KEVIN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,280.10 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MEGAN K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $64,279.87 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, BENJAMIN F, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,279.80 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, LISA M Employer name Albany County Amount $64,279.54 Date 01/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KYLE M Employer name Orange County Amount $64,279.53 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOT, MARY K Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,279.42 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, CHAD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $64,279.35 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JANICE A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $64,279.29 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREESE, AMY W Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $64,279.25 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECK, DOUGLAS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,279.21 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, MATTHEW A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,279.14 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, SHELLY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,279.10 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SAMANTHA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $64,278.99 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, RONALD J Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $64,278.85 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVITABILE, KATHERINE Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $64,278.82 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASELLA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,278.31 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, COURTNEY J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAY, JOSH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,278.31 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LAUREN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCO, RIAN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,278.31 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNEN, JAMES J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,278.31 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHAR, ROSHNI Employer name Education Department Amount $64,278.31 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTERA, ROBERT A Employer name Education Department Amount $64,278.31 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEVALE DALEY, LIDIA Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,278.31 Date 03/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, L'ERYN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,278.31 Date 04/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN-LEE, TRANG N Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,278.31 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERCHTOLD, JONATHAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, PAUL A, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, JAMES D, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KERRY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, MALLORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROSEMARY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDYNAK, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOST, DANIEL V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAALI, MAJID A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUERMAN, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYLAN, PATRICK M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHRLE, SEAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, CHESTER M, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAUL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, CHELSEA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,278.31 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,278.31 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, KATHLEEN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,278.31 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANDIKAM, PUSHPA PHANI R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,278.31 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUKE, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,278.15 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOODY, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,277.93 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SANDRA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $64,277.82 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, PATRICIA M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $64,277.79 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAKOWSKI, TADEUSZ Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $64,277.72 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMON, SHEILA D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,277.69 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, JUSTIN R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $64,277.48 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, KURTIS E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,277.31 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANFANTIE, ALJEAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,277.25 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURA, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,277.12 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERLOCK, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $64,277.08 Date 08/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANDREA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $64,277.00 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHWARIDIN, SANTRAM Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,276.99 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAIMOV, IGOR I Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $64,276.99 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, MARIA LUISA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,276.71 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURLESS, JAMES M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,276.26 Date 07/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $64,275.87 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKYONDA, IVAN Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $64,275.79 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, VINCENT C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,275.73 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEBERT, SUSAN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,275.45 Date 12/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDUZE-WILSON, NEESHA S Employer name Education Department Amount $64,275.28 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, KAMI M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,275.00 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTIE, CECILE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,274.51 Date 08/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MATTHEW W Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,274.44 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLKOMM, ROSEMARY T Employer name Orange County Amount $64,274.19 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MICHAEL B Employer name Allegany County Amount $64,273.88 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DEBRA E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,273.45 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, WADE A Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $64,273.04 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, VINCENT J Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,272.96 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, HOWARD A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,272.90 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGRODOWCZYK, JANINA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,272.82 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEREMY L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $64,272.77 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAIT, JENNIFER R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,272.77 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERVOPOULOS, ALEXANDRA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $64,272.73 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, BERNADETTE T Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $64,272.52 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, STEPHANIE A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $64,272.49 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,271.52 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDISON, CALVIN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,271.32 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RISI, LEONARDO Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $64,271.31 Date 02/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASH, MICHAEL L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,271.22 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOIA, JOSEPH D Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $64,271.18 Date 07/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System