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 WALDRON, KEVIN R Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $63,240.28 Date 03/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN P Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,240.11 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JILL E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $63,240.06 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALCALA, CYNTHIA M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $63,240.06 Date 01/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, CHRISTIANA Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,240.04 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, NICOLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,239.99 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,239.87 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DAWN, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,239.62 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNING, NIKEYA T Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $63,239.58 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, RACHEL L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,239.40 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, SEAN E Employer name Village of Menands Amount $63,239.33 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, KIM A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $63,238.59 Date 07/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRY, ANN MARIE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $63,238.50 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, ALISON L Employer name Lewis County Amount $63,238.47 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLRIDGE, GERARD E Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $63,238.37 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, GWENDA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $63,238.18 Date 08/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARKNER, BRANDON E Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,238.15 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWAIER, EUGENE H Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $63,238.15 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, SCOTT W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,238.11 Date 06/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, NICHOLAS D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,237.88 Date 03/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, FELICE E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,237.72 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARLE, DEBORAH E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $63,237.01 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARA, LUCIO Employer name Centereach Fire District Amount $63,236.91 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONANUR, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,236.90 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYMO, RANDY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,236.71 Date 01/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBEAULT-LEITE, JEANINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,236.70 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, MATTHEW W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,236.68 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, ROLAND A Employer name Village of Ocean Beach Amount $63,236.49 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREASON, JANET E Employer name Clifton Pk-Halfmn Pub Libr Dis Amount $63,236.49 Date 04/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MICHAEL F Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,236.41 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, MATTHEW B Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,235.74 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINGLER, DENISE A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $63,235.51 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMANN, CARLY L Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $63,234.93 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AULT, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,234.79 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARREIRO, BARBARA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,234.73 Date 05/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SHARONETTE A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $63,234.60 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, BARBARA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,234.44 Date 11/11/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LAURA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $63,234.42 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, LESTER I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,234.35 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBRIA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $63,234.24 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASUTA, INDERJIT S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $63,233.69 Date 02/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHART, H MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $63,233.60 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, MICHELLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,233.44 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEACHAM, CARLY V Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $63,233.25 Date 07/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENROD, TERRY D Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $63,233.21 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, RONALD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,233.10 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, TODD M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,233.03 Date 04/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, LISA Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $63,232.96 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $63,232.89 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKBY, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Orleans Amount $63,232.78 Date 02/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, KENYON S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,232.44 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, SCOTT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,232.42 Date 04/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOW, JAMES I Employer name Education Department Amount $63,232.31 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, LURNIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,232.22 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,232.17 Date 02/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHANE M Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $63,231.50 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLY, IRENE K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,231.40 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOGAVERO, JEAN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,231.19 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, JENNIFER S Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $63,231.03 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULMAN, JANICE S Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $63,231.03 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNER, AARON T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $63,231.02 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JUSTIN T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,230.90 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTINE, STEPHEN W Employer name Town of Geneva Amount $63,230.90 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZNANOV, NICKOLAY Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,230.80 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DAVID J Employer name Franklin County Amount $63,230.52 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROADWELL, SARA L Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $63,230.28 Date 11/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, LAURA A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,230.20 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, PHYLLIS T Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,230.20 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, FLORENCE M Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,230.20 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, AUDREY M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,230.00 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVELLE, DANIEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $63,229.93 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, LAWRENCE S Employer name Erie County Amount $63,229.93 Date 12/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULERIS, JAMES E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $63,229.91 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, ROY C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,229.87 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, RALPH A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $63,229.65 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURNIOLO, JOSEPH B Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $63,229.44 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIINO, NICHOLAS A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $63,229.44 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYUTYUNNIK, ZINALDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,229.14 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, FRANCISCO Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $63,229.10 Date 11/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMSETTI, SARITHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,229.06 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, DAWN M Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $63,228.92 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, CHRISTA L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $63,228.67 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, NICHOLAS D Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $63,228.59 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, WARREN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,228.29 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESLEY, KEVIN C Employer name Seneca County Amount $63,228.09 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ABRAHAM R, JR Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $63,227.66 Date 06/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TRACY M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,227.56 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAMELLO, MARIE L Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $63,227.53 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JONATHAN R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,227.17 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JEFFERY A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $63,227.10 Date 10/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, VICTORIA L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $63,226.86 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVETTE, KEITH M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $63,226.86 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,226.54 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $63,225.88 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIDGESTEWART, YVONNE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,225.76 Date 03/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRIDGE, EVELYN T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,225.57 Date 07/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIA, JOHN C Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $63,225.56 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDERMAN, JASON A Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $63,225.37 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RASCHILLA, MARIO Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,225.22 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLARO, PAUL F Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $63,225.15 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System