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 RYAN, DAVID G Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,839.08 Date 02/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $63,838.98 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, JENNIFER D Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,838.80 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYEWUNMI, SHERI O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,838.68 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, JAMES D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,838.68 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, RILEY J Employer name Town of Mamakating Amount $63,838.60 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Lockport Amount $63,838.12 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKS, KALIK L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,837.91 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATAVIS L Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $63,837.69 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN I Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $63,837.23 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBITZ, LEONARD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,836.54 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LARRY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,836.49 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ-FOGG, LESLIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,836.23 Date 04/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, STEVEN E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,836.14 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOSTERMANN, STEPHEN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $63,835.89 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,835.86 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHT, SCOTT E Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,835.77 Date 07/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTY, SCOTT A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,835.46 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, RAYMOND P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $63,835.46 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTER, BRIAN D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,835.12 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUSCHER, MARY L Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $63,834.84 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, NINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,834.76 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF, BARBARA J Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $63,834.66 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SERAFIN, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,834.53 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAE, SHALONDA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,834.47 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, FAYLIN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,834.19 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALICE G Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,834.06 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFERY, WAYNE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,833.98 Date 04/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPALDING, TASHEPHIA S Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,833.48 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, LLOYD P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,833.21 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, MARK R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,833.17 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RYAN P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $63,831.90 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EYLER, CHARLES F, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,831.69 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN ACKEN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,831.60 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIAZZO, MARK A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,831.43 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAUGHNESSY, PATRICK J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $63,831.13 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBINSKI, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $63,830.90 Date 11/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, MICHAEL F Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $63,830.90 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ELIZABETH N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,830.89 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWAT, CAROL Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $63,830.83 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD W Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,830.70 Date 08/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEDLOVICH, LESLIE C Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $63,830.60 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LONG, STANLEY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,830.45 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSER, DESTINY J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $63,830.41 Date 10/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLIAM, LARONDA P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,830.35 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLON, RICARDO A Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $63,829.72 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, MICHAEL Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,829.19 Date 09/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, JOHN D Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $63,829.15 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULE, PETER B Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $63,829.12 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,829.09 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KATHLEEN Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $63,829.08 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MITA, ADRIENNE G Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $63,829.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYMBURCH, ABBY C Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,828.94 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, JANICE K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,828.93 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZATA, NADINE Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $63,828.83 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, MARC S Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,828.04 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOMSKY, BENJAMIN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,828.04 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNADER, JONATHAN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,828.02 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGILLO, CANDICE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,828.02 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, ANA C Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,828.01 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPE, JACQUELYN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.99 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYME, HELEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.99 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CAMPBELL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.98 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDERLAND, KEVIN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.98 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, KATHLEEN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.96 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DELLON, PETER M Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.96 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAPE, RYAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.95 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDER, DANIELLE Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.95 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLANAN, KAREN SMITH Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.93 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, SHANI C Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.92 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'RIORDAN, BRENDAN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,827.92 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILESCA, JACQUELINE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $63,827.92 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, KAREN M Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $63,827.70 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKA, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,827.46 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, SANDRA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,827.38 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUESDELL, LAURETTA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,827.38 Date 07/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, MAHALIA D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,827.38 Date 10/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARISSA F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,827.37 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLACZYK, TAMMY L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $63,827.29 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TIMOTHY S Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $63,827.22 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLURCIELLO, JOHN A, JR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $63,827.06 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITTON, SEAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $63,826.41 Date 08/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, VANESSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,826.14 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $63,826.13 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, SHIRLEY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,824.80 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGER, SCOTT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,824.62 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEAR, JESSICA B Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $63,824.38 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, MARIA C Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $63,824.33 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEMANN, JOSEPH N Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $63,824.23 Date 08/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COGGLE, JOHN W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,823.76 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSOWSKI, GREGORY R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,823.74 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNET, STACEY A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,823.53 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, STEPHANIE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $63,823.34 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELMEIER, MATTHEW B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $63,823.19 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, DONALD C Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $63,823.07 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, ANGELLA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,821.77 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCH, BRITTANY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $63,821.72 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA-AYDIN, CHERRY ANN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,821.66 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, SHANNON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,821.51 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JENNIFER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,821.18 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System