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 BISBEE-BURROWS, MARY Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,691.58 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIARD, FREDDY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $63,691.52 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHNKE, LISA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,691.41 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, MARIE T Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $63,690.80 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, RYAN D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,690.66 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,690.58 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIALEK, THOMAS R Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $63,690.46 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, JEDDY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,689.81 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUELL, KIRK A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $63,689.81 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ROSCOE B Employer name Center Moriches Fire District Amount $63,689.60 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,689.40 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSETTI, FRANK Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $63,689.18 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINSK, ANTHONY T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $63,689.14 Date 02/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEMAN, MARTIN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,688.78 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGOS, LOUIS, JR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $63,688.55 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DANA L Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $63,688.49 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY A Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $63,688.03 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHELLE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,687.98 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABURCHAK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREGAN, SHERRY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, LEONARD Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUN, AUDRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFF, STACEY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TRACEY A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTIS, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANO, ROBERT M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARNE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,687.98 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, JUDITH C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,687.98 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOULE, WYMAN T Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,687.98 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Department of State Amount $63,687.94 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIXLEY, MELISSA A Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,687.85 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, KATIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,687.70 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHIVUN, GALINA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,687.42 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ACOSIA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $63,687.42 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, ADIA N Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,687.27 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CORY D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,687.18 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, RICHARD A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $63,686.89 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, CHARLES C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $63,686.89 Date 05/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHAM, ROSS A Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $63,686.57 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASSATA, KATHERINA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,686.28 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGH, KYM Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $63,686.17 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, EDWIN Employer name Orange County Amount $63,686.09 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, NICOLE K Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,685.80 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSEN, TODD M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $63,685.69 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RAWLE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,685.66 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,685.58 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, CHARLES W Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $63,685.10 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, FREDY R Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $63,684.97 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONDS, JEFFERY M Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,684.93 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRI, AMINA Y Employer name New City Library Amount $63,684.90 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VICTORIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,684.41 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHTY, KAREN Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $63,684.11 Date 09/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPORBERT, NANCY M Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $63,684.06 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BRAD H Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $63,683.40 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMLER, VALERIE Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $63,683.37 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, BECKY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,682.68 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, JOHN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,682.26 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPADORA, ANTHONY M Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $63,682.23 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, SHARON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,682.03 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRATTE, ERICA A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $63,681.56 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SIMONE, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,681.49 Date 12/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPING LIPSHIE, MAUREEN Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $63,681.41 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, ROBERT E V Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,681.34 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CHRISTINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,681.24 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,681.19 Date 06/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABB, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,681.01 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, SHAWN C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,680.92 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TYLER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,680.74 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, DERRICK J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,680.70 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METHE, JANICE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,680.65 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEASE, DARIN E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $63,680.30 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, LAURA R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,679.68 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDZUNAS, PETER V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,679.44 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, LORRAINE J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $63,679.35 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLECK, GRACE M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $63,678.78 Date 02/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMISMAN, JENNIFER D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,678.34 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORISI, PATRICIA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $63,678.32 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSHUA D Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,677.76 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOVA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,677.58 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, JOHN D Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $63,677.58 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MICHAEL R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,677.45 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NATALIE A Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,677.45 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, DONNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,677.32 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACALSKI, JENNIFER J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,677.16 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, WILLIAM A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $63,676.95 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERVIN, TODD JM Employer name Village of Albion Amount $63,676.73 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,676.71 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, STEVEN Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,676.55 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, DAVID J Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $63,676.51 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENDELL, SHARON L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,675.72 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, CHARLES T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,675.45 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, JERRY L, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,675.32 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVREDES, DAMION E Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $63,674.66 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MICHELLE A Employer name Department of Law Amount $63,674.40 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGYARE, LORETHA G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,674.27 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALEB, ROBIN R Employer name Education Department Amount $63,674.27 Date 02/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRBY, TROY A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,674.13 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADIO, FRANK R, JR Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $63,674.09 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARK C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $63,673.32 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System