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 HENDERSON, BRIANNE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,181.67 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGS, MICHELLE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $63,181.53 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNEL, RONDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,181.36 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MAHENDRA H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,181.05 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLA, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,181.05 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, KIRK E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,181.05 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDLIN, STEVEN G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,181.05 Date 05/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, TERRENCE W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,180.95 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, AUBREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $63,180.86 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, SUSAN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,180.79 Date 09/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JASON M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,180.42 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENIGNO, EVAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,180.24 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURDZIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $63,179.69 Date 05/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKELS, JUSTINE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,179.68 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, NANCY A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $63,178.76 Date 07/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CARLTON P Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $63,178.76 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARL B, JR Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $63,178.66 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMUS, MANUEL E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,178.55 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDI, RICKEY Employer name Orange County Amount $63,178.02 Date 03/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, JESSICA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,177.82 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHUT, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,177.71 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCICKI, JAMES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,177.45 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMBLAY, EDWARD J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $63,176.37 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENBURN, DARLA M Employer name Albany County Amount $63,176.21 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTRANO, NANCY E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,176.20 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ELISA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,176.20 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORFERT, ANNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,176.20 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PETER J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,176.20 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, JONATHAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,176.06 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, THEODORA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,175.73 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIZZARD-MC GRATH, PENELOPE J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,175.43 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTTER, CHARLES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,175.24 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, SUSAN T Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $63,175.23 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, TODD A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,174.76 Date 10/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHEAR, SHAUN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,174.71 Date 08/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, EILEEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,174.71 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLAZIO, JENNIFER A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,174.64 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONAS, RICHARD J Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $63,174.44 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOESER, SAUL D Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $63,173.88 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFEL, ANN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,173.88 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MELISSA S Employer name Deer Park Public Library Amount $63,173.78 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, DIANE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,173.09 Date 12/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANEY, JEAN M Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,172.80 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECH, TERRY W Employer name Town of Wheatland Amount $63,172.20 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $63,171.98 Date 03/31/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, PAUL F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,171.94 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TINA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,171.89 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLFE, RANDY J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,171.43 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHENE, PHILIP K Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,171.20 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPALOS, ANTHONY N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,171.14 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMMERER, JESSICA L Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $63,170.80 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHED, TARIQ A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,170.80 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNALL, WALTER G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,170.49 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, CONSUELO N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $63,170.43 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, BRADLEY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,170.27 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, NATHAN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,170.27 Date 03/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALTER, STACIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,170.27 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANN, RYAN P Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $63,170.27 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, JULIANNE V Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,170.27 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, RICHARD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,170.12 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, CHERIE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $63,169.58 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAJAK, JENNIFER M Employer name Erie County Amount $63,169.49 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSO, DONNA L Employer name Columbia County Amount $63,169.33 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEILMAN, ADAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,169.01 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYER, JOANNA R L Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $63,169.01 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGOINE, THOMAS J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $63,168.81 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $63,168.69 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRADER, RONALD R, SR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $63,168.60 Date 11/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DEBORAH A Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $63,168.58 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ISABEL R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,168.49 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNIX, LATISHA A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $63,168.41 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELDRON, COLIN J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $63,167.83 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, NELSON Employer name City of Middletown Amount $63,167.67 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSARD, DELIANE R Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $63,167.65 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LO MONACO, JOSEPH S Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,167.54 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, PATRICK Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,167.37 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELD, DAVID K Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $63,166.49 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VARNWAY, CONRAD M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,166.37 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITETZAKIS, KRISTINA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,166.26 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,166.24 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, JENNIFER C Employer name Albany County Amount $63,165.96 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATOW, JONATHAN K Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $63,165.86 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAZZO, NANCY L Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $63,165.54 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JEFFREY D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $63,165.44 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFAH, ESTHER A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,164.76 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, MARIA FERNANDA Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $63,164.68 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAR, BROOKE B Employer name Town of Esopus Library Amount $63,164.56 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICK, SONJA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,164.55 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEASTER, TREDELL V Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,164.41 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILERO, DANIEL T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,164.40 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALECA, CINDY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,164.37 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIECKI, CRAIG M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,164.27 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHLEEN F Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $63,164.26 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, PATRICIA C Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,163.80 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, JOHN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,163.50 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOTT, GLYNIS M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,163.47 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISEMAN, PATRICIA B Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $63,163.27 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGER, GERALD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $63,163.02 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DIANA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,162.99 Date 04/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,162.90 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System