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 TRAVERS, ELIZABETH L Employer name Manhasset Public Library Amount $62,921.90 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATA, MINORU Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $62,921.86 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MATTHEW G Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,921.59 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, NICHOLAS C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $62,921.50 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNEHY, DENIS P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,921.05 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMAR, JULIO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,921.04 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $62,920.17 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ROXAN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,919.72 Date 03/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, ARTHUR D Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $62,919.60 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, JASON P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,919.40 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICO, JILL A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $62,919.40 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBANHEIN, SEAN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,919.30 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURBAL, WILLIAM B Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $62,919.18 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, ARNOLD S, III Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $62,919.18 Date 07/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFFER, ELISSA A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $62,919.07 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JACQUELINE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,919.01 Date 09/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,918.59 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTIE, TYLER Z Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,918.54 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TRACY D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,918.53 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLLEY, KAREN L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,918.49 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASMUSON, SCOTT H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,918.46 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, NICOLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,917.65 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBERT, ROBERT J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,917.62 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, SUZANNE V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,917.41 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRANT, MARIANNE J Employer name Livingston County Amount $62,917.40 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLER, STEVEN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,917.21 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIFORD, DINA N Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $62,917.06 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEST, CHERYL L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $62,916.96 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTHASARATHI, HEMA Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,916.82 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, TEDDIE L Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $62,916.38 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN E, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,916.14 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUE, JEAN R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,915.99 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, MELISSA R Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,914.75 Date 04/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID BRUCE Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $62,914.62 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, THOMAS H Employer name Orange County Amount $62,914.51 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, ASHTON M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $62,914.47 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWANS, JOCELYN S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $62,914.24 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GREGORY M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $62,914.07 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, THOMAS F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,913.97 Date 04/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOM, STEVEN B Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $62,913.57 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TERRY L Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $62,913.32 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, WENDY L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,913.13 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, BENJAMIN T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,912.78 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, LEONA Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $62,912.38 Date 11/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, GABRIEL G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,912.35 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGARAMOORTHY, NALA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,912.35 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTERA, SUZANNE C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,912.35 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLERS, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $62,912.10 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, OWEN F Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,911.56 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNIK, STEPHANIE A Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $62,911.46 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZZINI, JAMES P Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $62,911.44 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCIGUERRA, JENNIFER Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,911.07 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUEBEL, ELAINE B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,910.77 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWA, JAMES E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,910.41 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTCHER, COREY A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,910.22 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, JILL M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,910.11 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, EDWIN W Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $62,909.84 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VINCENT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,909.51 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNARELLI, MICHELLE T Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $62,909.22 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, STEPHEN B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,909.10 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIOCCO, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Gates Amount $62,909.06 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,908.95 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTI, ANTHONY R, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,908.59 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, GARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,908.35 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADARASSY, JOANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,908.35 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARE, DAVID A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,908.21 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, MARK G Employer name Oxford CSD Amount $62,908.20 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASHJIAN, ROBERT C Employer name Albany County Amount $62,908.19 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GILBERT E Employer name Allegany County Amount $62,907.81 Date 04/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, DENISE R Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $62,907.30 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLIN, JOSEPH B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,907.08 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, LISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,906.98 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYTA, SONIA M Employer name Office of Employee Relations Amount $62,905.51 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUICCA, CONSTANCE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,905.48 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, MURRAY A, JR Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $62,905.29 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMORAN, LINDA C Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $62,905.20 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, PAUL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,904.98 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, KAREN A Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $62,904.53 Date 07/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MATTHEW P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $62,904.45 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANCE, KEVIN E, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,904.17 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIORIO, LINDA M Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $62,903.95 Date 06/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, BRIAN C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,903.71 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, BRIAN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,903.64 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CASEY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,903.62 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, COLETTE M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $62,903.60 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LUCINDA M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $62,903.34 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BISCO-MANCUSO, JOANNA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,903.21 Date 08/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, VALERIE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,902.85 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROKOVIC, ZELJKO Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,902.46 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, MARK R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,902.36 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, SANDRA Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $62,902.35 Date 05/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLELSON, MJANET BULL Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $62,902.35 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, KATHERINE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,902.35 Date 10/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, THOMAS A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,902.28 Date 12/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCZAK, NICHOLA J Employer name Genesee County Amount $62,902.18 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MICHAEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,902.05 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, TIMOTHY A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,901.97 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, NERY A Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $62,901.67 Date 10/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JACQUELYN M Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $62,901.66 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, MICHAEL S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,901.10 Date 05/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System