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 THOMPSON, YVETTE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,909.15 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHOUSE, TRAVIS S Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $63,909.08 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURTIS, SCOTT R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $63,908.72 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,908.49 Date 04/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, KAREN M Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $63,908.42 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,908.21 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR-WILLIAMS, CHERYL D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,907.97 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MIRLO H Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,907.96 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, ROBERT W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,907.88 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MICHAEL T Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $63,907.65 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOVICH, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,907.46 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENOVA, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,907.39 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARRO, KRISTOFER M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $63,907.15 Date 01/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAMERICK, MICHAEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,907.12 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, DONALD Employer name Erie County Amount $63,906.50 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENER, WILLIAM P, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $63,906.35 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROSS W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,906.10 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOHN, IV Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,905.33 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO-SEGARRA, BRANDON D Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $63,904.68 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUNE, GEORGE P Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $63,904.60 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHIK, CRYSTAL L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,904.38 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCO, DUSTIN J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,903.72 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODRINGTON, KEVIN D Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $63,903.72 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSDEN, ELIZABETH F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,903.35 Date 07/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MARY B Employer name Orange County Amount $63,903.04 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,902.46 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOLT, PERRY L, II Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $63,901.71 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, RENE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,901.40 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JOANIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,901.11 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ISAMAR Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,900.99 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DIANE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,900.80 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHANY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,900.78 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, MIGUEL A Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $63,900.74 Date 05/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,900.58 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, EVELYN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,900.22 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SURRENCY, STACEY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,900.11 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVORS, JOHNATHON L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,900.05 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLTON, THOMAS B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,899.90 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCALLISTER, DIANE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $63,899.85 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, KENNETH S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,899.30 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFT, KENNETH L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,899.17 Date 12/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $63,898.81 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOTHONGKUM, VICHIEN Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,898.66 Date 06/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWLAND, THOMAS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,898.39 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, JOSHUA R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $63,897.98 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURIELLO, DONNA T Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $63,897.96 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARABEGOVIC, MEJAZ Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $63,897.82 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, ELIZABETH J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,897.71 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, RICHARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,897.01 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, DAVID Employer name Erie County Amount $63,896.82 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARINZI, MARGARET J Employer name Broome County Amount $63,896.34 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARACZ, ROBERT J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $63,896.21 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CORY G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,894.92 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLEY, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $63,894.64 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, VICTOR W Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,894.52 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, VANESSA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,894.37 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNA, DONALD A Employer name Holley CSD Amount $63,894.11 Date 05/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,893.66 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LINDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,893.26 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODESCHINI, LEE M Employer name Lewis County Amount $63,893.25 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCK, BRENT C Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $63,893.05 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISKELL, CRAIG S Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,892.75 Date 08/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHL, DEBORA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,892.65 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTESMAN, DAVID A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,892.61 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $63,892.46 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DEREK K Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,892.42 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEERDT, DONALD W, III Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,892.41 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, STEPHEN C Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $63,891.83 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOPIE, PARBATTIE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $63,891.75 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KRYSTINA K Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $63,891.39 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTI, MATTHEW P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $63,891.08 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JOHN E Employer name Warren County Amount $63,891.01 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, DEBRA R Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $63,890.69 Date 06/17/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTUS, PATRICK F Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $63,889.79 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELBORN, GAY J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,889.56 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHR, AMY H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,889.35 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEHNER, WENDY S Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,889.20 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANNO, PAUL E Employer name Erie County Amount $63,889.20 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANO, VERONICA B Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,889.02 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $63,888.43 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, TIMOTHY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,888.20 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ELISA F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,888.19 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFER, REBECCA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,888.08 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MARY BETH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,887.43 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MI'CHELLE J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $63,887.43 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, AMANDA L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,887.23 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVARUSO, TODD E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $63,887.19 Date 02/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, EDWARD O Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,886.77 Date 03/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROY, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,886.70 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, JODY E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $63,886.62 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGENSTOCK, KEVIN D Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,886.56 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLACY, SHAWN D Employer name Town of Pierrepont Amount $63,886.30 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, ROBERT E Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $63,886.20 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FABRIZIO, PAMELA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,886.18 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPPERT, JASON J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,885.73 Date 03/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, CHERYL Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $63,885.46 Date 11/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, LINDA A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $63,884.72 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEITER, NORBERT C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,884.70 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, ARNETTA Y Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,884.66 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, FRANK X, III Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,884.11 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System