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 KNICKERBOCKER, HELEN W Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $63,021.93 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, MICHAEL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,021.88 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, BRIDGET M Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,021.63 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LISA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,021.52 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PAUL J Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $63,021.48 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATERIA, KATHLEEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,021.34 Date 08/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, MARGARET M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $63,021.24 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISSE, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,021.15 Date 06/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, SARA M Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $63,021.13 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Akron Amount $63,021.05 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JOHN C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,021.04 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KEITH D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $63,020.93 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNY, MAURA K Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $63,020.71 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, IVONNE F Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,020.63 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SAMUEL J Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $63,020.62 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, JASON E Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,020.21 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, WOLFGANG Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $63,019.87 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, ANDREW W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,019.78 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, CARA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $63,019.73 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, WENDY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $63,019.66 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ANDREA Y Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $63,019.37 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, ERIN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,019.05 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, NATHAN C Employer name Town of Gorham Amount $63,018.99 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO-DAVID, TINA S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $63,018.74 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, ROBERT P Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,018.64 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, CHRISTINE L Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $63,018.25 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Terryville Fire District Amount $63,017.94 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, RAYMOND Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $63,017.63 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDLING, JO ANN Employer name Village of Farmingdale Amount $63,017.56 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BORDE, REBECCA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,017.31 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMAR, NICOLE S Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $63,017.14 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, SAMUEL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,017.09 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLISTE, NIKISHA A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $63,016.98 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JAMES R Employer name Erie County Amount $63,016.94 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, JEFFREY D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,016.86 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ANGELA M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $63,016.68 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEARNS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,016.68 Date 07/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $63,016.58 Date 07/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS-BRYANT, BEVERLY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $63,016.37 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKERT, RICHARD C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,016.32 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LELONEK, SARA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,016.13 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, REYNALDO Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,015.98 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES T, JR Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $63,015.81 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIN, TONY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,015.74 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINSTER, COREY A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $63,015.59 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, EDITH E Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,015.24 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, JEANELLEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,014.90 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,014.90 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, EVELYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,014.90 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEENAN, THERESA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,014.90 Date 04/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,014.90 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEBROWSKI, DAVID L Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $63,014.89 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TANYA C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,014.40 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILFIKER, DWAYNE T Employer name Town of Webster Amount $63,014.23 Date 02/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSKINS, MARK A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $63,014.17 Date 05/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,014.11 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, BONNIE K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,014.11 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYGOOD, DAVID E, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,014.11 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPOLIZIO, MARGARET R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,014.11 Date 11/18/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, SHEILA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,014.11 Date 07/06/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFFEL, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,014.11 Date 10/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, CYNTHIA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,013.80 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URICK, MARIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,013.59 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, TWYLA G Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,013.42 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MARY J Employer name Genesee St Park And Rec Regn Amount $63,013.29 Date 06/08/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEN, KEVIN C Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $63,012.41 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MELISA LEE Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,012.36 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINKOWSKI, STEVEN B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,012.32 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKULAT, JOSEPH Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $63,012.32 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILESKI, EILEEN A Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $63,012.28 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, TINA E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $63,012.23 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUKEY, KATHLEEN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,012.18 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMESSER, ALYSON A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,011.97 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORELLANA, NEMESIO Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $63,011.87 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSIK, LINDA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $63,011.86 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MARIA B Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,011.63 Date 03/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENI, MARIA, MRS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,011.63 Date 05/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILIBERTI, STEPHEN B Employer name Town of Greece Amount $63,010.97 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALZ-KOEPPEL, JONATHAN M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $63,010.91 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMETO, ANDREW J Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $63,010.87 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TELEANCE OLIVER Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $63,010.57 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, LUCAS B Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $63,010.48 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, CARLO Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $63,010.45 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, LINDSEY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,010.35 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELL, JON P Employer name Lewis County Amount $63,010.17 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, EDWIN, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,010.15 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, EARNESTINE P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,009.94 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, KEVIN W Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,009.66 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JAMES F Employer name Town of Stanford Amount $63,009.06 Date 12/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BARBARA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,008.89 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARKOWSKI, JOSHUA J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $63,008.83 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MELISSA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,008.41 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDA, JEREMIAH T Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $63,008.13 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,007.52 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERRY, LANI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $63,007.46 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, REINA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,007.36 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, FLOYD Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $63,006.80 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VINCIA P Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $63,006.68 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROGER Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $63,006.64 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASE, JOHN J, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $63,006.59 Date 11/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System