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 SELKIRK, MICHAEL J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $63,778.01 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, LESLIE C Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $63,778.00 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, ALESIA M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,777.82 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRESI, JOSEPH G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,777.65 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLACE, STEPHANIE Employer name Education Department Amount $63,777.44 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, KRISTEN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,776.93 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHILLIPS, JEREMY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $63,776.88 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, LESLIE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,776.41 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNACONE, SCOTT E Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $63,776.24 Date 02/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, STEPHEN G Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $63,776.22 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZESKI, STANLEY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,776.06 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKEY, KAREN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,775.90 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPACK, MARY K Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,775.53 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKOLS, ARKADIY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $63,774.56 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL, ROSS G Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $63,774.44 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAC, BRADLEY J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,774.07 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GASPERIS, BRIAN G Employer name Natural Heritage Trust Amount $63,773.87 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDRUM, STEVEN C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $63,773.70 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONSTEIN, VERONICA Employer name Albany County Amount $63,773.25 Date 04/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, PETER J, JR Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $63,773.01 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $63,772.87 Date 03/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUREGARD, STEVEN R Employer name Hunter-Tannersville CSD Amount $63,772.84 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, THERESA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $63,772.23 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,772.18 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMER, MATTHEW D Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $63,772.12 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE, MATTHEW C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $63,772.01 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAINO, CHERYL A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,771.83 Date 10/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, COREY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,771.73 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DENNIS R Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $63,771.57 Date 06/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EPPSTEIN, NANCY E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,771.38 Date 09/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, MORREN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,771.19 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCUSO, ANTOINETTE Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $63,771.13 Date 09/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, REBECCA L Employer name Cortland County Amount $63,771.03 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, ANDREA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,770.99 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCINSKI, TERRENCE E, JR Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $63,770.64 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, OSBORNE, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,769.94 Date 06/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, STACEY L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $63,769.51 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, JOANN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,769.36 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,768.74 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAPHNE A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,768.69 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, RENA D Employer name Baldwin Public Library Amount $63,767.64 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $63,767.40 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGEL J Employer name Town of Kent Amount $63,767.33 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ALYSSA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,766.97 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, ADAM C Employer name Lewis County Amount $63,766.93 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPP, STACEY E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $63,766.74 Date 03/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LEO, JOHN M, JR Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $63,766.62 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWICHELL, STEVEN P Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $63,766.31 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLITTI, SALVATORE B, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,766.13 Date 07/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,765.59 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, SANDRA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $63,765.43 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, AVERY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,765.25 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEVEN F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,765.04 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLHUETER, LEONARD W Employer name Town of Colden Amount $63,764.77 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, JAMES D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,764.72 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PETER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,764.52 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARS-TEITSCH, AMY B Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,763.65 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIVANS, GLENDA N Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $63,763.52 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINO, MARIA L Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $63,762.93 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, HENRY W Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $63,762.79 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORZILLIERI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,762.76 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATOUSH, DALAL A Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $63,762.42 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS-CATO, MIGNON Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,762.24 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAVID L Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,762.18 Date 09/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, DEBBIE C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $63,761.80 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGENFELTER, COLLEEN R Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,761.61 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVILLA, RAINELDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,761.45 Date 01/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, SAVINA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,761.14 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLALOBOS, CHRISTIAN H Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $63,761.04 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MYRNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,760.23 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLERKIN, JANET W Employer name Oswego County Amount $63,760.15 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIDA, LISA A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $63,759.97 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPKE, SUSAN C Employer name Wyoming County Amount $63,759.69 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,759.68 Date 08/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGFRED, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $63,759.30 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHEILA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,758.89 Date 01/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, KEVIN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,758.65 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGLIONE, JOSEPH R Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $63,758.13 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKSON, DOREEN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,758.10 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROL J Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $63,758.00 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINGARDNER, RANDY Employer name Margaretville CSD Amount $63,757.60 Date 02/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEVLON, MARGARET M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $63,757.37 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSELSTEIN, MARK J Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $63,757.13 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISSETTY A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $63,756.96 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, KRISTIN B Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,755.92 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAAL, PETER C Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,755.52 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, RONALD J, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,755.31 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, LOIS E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,755.21 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANETTA, JESSICA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,755.20 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $63,754.98 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, DARLENE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,754.95 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCQUE, MICHAEL R Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $63,754.89 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, GALE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $63,754.86 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, JOHN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,754.76 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ELSA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.56 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, DEBORAH N Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.55 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, DIANA R Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.54 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, CATHERINE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.53 Date 01/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSALISI, JANET M Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.53 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, CONSTANCE Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,754.53 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System