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 DAWKINS, GWENDOLYN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,400.45 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, DANAYA N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,400.35 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANWICK, ANTHONY V Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,399.94 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCADO, SUZETTE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,399.37 Date 11/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, LAWRENCE E Employer name Tioga County Amount $63,399.22 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKAVAGE, JOSEPH E Employer name Orange County Amount $63,399.10 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,398.33 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, LINDA C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $63,397.94 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,397.91 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE YOE, RUSSELL S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,397.88 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, LAURIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,397.19 Date 04/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, WENDY A Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $63,397.17 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOFTE, JOANNE M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,397.16 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOUGLAS, JR Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $63,396.76 Date 08/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIERI, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,396.38 Date 04/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERNEST J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,396.16 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANLEY, MAUREEN S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $63,395.98 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHURIN, ERICK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,395.52 Date 12/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILOTRAS, EMILY Employer name Ardsley UFSD Amount $63,395.46 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYL, DAVID R Employer name Erie County Amount $63,395.40 Date 05/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,395.16 Date 06/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILLIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Southold Amount $63,395.03 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southold Amount $63,395.02 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, TIMOTHY A Employer name Village of New Hartford Amount $63,394.99 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOHM, BRYNNE E Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,394.86 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENGERSEN, LINDA S Employer name Cornwall CSD Amount $63,394.74 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCALE, PAULA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,394.70 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODSON, NATHAN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,394.69 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENENINI, DIANE M Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $63,394.68 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KENNETH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,394.32 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALLAIRD, ROSEMARY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,393.99 Date 08/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,393.75 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, JOHN T Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,393.75 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, KENNETH S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $63,393.75 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLARUSSO, PAUL Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $63,393.54 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, MATT C Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $63,393.22 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKO, ALEXANDRA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,392.61 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Canadice Amount $63,392.18 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZECHOWSKI, RACHEL A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $63,392.12 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREY, RONALD E, JR Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,391.08 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMMER, MICHAEL J Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $63,391.08 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, KAREN A Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $63,390.63 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $63,390.48 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARIKH, VIPAL V Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $63,390.36 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL S Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $63,390.28 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, DAISY T Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $63,390.15 Date 08/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBECK, IVY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $63,389.73 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURM, ROY W Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $63,389.68 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCENA, BARBARA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $63,388.87 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, OLIN B, III Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,388.85 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAEBE, EGON W Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,388.28 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, GREGORY T Employer name Seneca County Amount $63,388.13 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHENHAUSEN, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $63,387.92 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, DARIN M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $63,387.82 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UCCI, PAULETTE Y Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,387.55 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,386.74 Date 07/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ADELSON, RITA Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $63,386.20 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILLUMINATE, SALVATORE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,386.17 Date 09/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, KAMI Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,386.17 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ANN MARIE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $63,386.00 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLERT, DENNIS M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,385.74 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREDDICE, LORI B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,385.74 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, PATRICE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,385.45 Date 05/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGONIS, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,385.36 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAULA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,384.68 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKIS, CHERYL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $63,384.37 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENKATE, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $63,384.23 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CURTIS, MARIE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,384.17 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, YESENIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,384.17 Date 02/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, SCOTT H Employer name Allegany Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $63,384.00 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, THOMAS P Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $63,383.70 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRICE, COLLEEN G Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,383.38 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLELAND, SUE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $63,383.18 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LLOYD A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,382.96 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANCE, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,382.80 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, BARBARA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $63,382.60 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, AHMEE Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $63,382.48 Date 09/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROGER A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,382.08 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, TRACY A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $63,382.00 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, RICK J, SR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,381.91 Date 01/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZER, ANN MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,381.77 Date 05/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, CHRISTINE V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $63,381.71 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, AURORA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,381.58 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAUL E, JR Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $63,381.21 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DER VOLGEN, CHARLES R Employer name Albany County Amount $63,381.16 Date 03/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NEAL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,381.14 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MAUREEN P Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $63,381.05 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, BONNIE M Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $63,380.40 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLL, VICTORIA J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $63,380.24 Date 12/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LINDA E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,380.15 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORBERG, ELIZABETH Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $63,379.78 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHERSON, YOLANDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,378.66 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBRA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,378.52 Date 07/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACQUIN, JEANETTE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,378.33 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URRUTIA, SANDRA MARUXA Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,378.19 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCICERO, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $63,378.13 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AZEEM, ADNAN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,377.73 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, ANDREW R Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,377.73 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ALAN F Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $63,377.59 Date 06/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JOETTE D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $63,377.49 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System