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 POIRIER, JUNE A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,761.77 Date 03/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $62,761.64 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VICE, ELLEN H Employer name Town of Massena Amount $62,761.64 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBBLETT, CHRISTIAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,761.07 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,761.04 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEVI, ALLA F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,760.40 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBO, KEITH P Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $62,760.12 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRAMALE, FRANK L Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $62,760.06 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DANIEL P Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $62,760.05 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL L Employer name Olean Housing Authority Amount $62,759.89 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, SYLVESTER D Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $62,759.37 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, SHEILA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,758.33 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURD, BRIAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $62,758.14 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, JEREMY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,757.56 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, BARBARA B Employer name Erie County Amount $62,757.49 Date 06/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, JACQUELINE N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $62,757.30 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIS, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,757.21 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDINARO, MICHELLE L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $62,757.14 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOWRIS, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,756.93 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,756.76 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JESSUP D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,756.73 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARPENTIER, JUSTIN R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,756.64 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, VINCENT T Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,756.07 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONNA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $62,755.60 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JOHN T, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,754.79 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, BRIAN R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $62,754.57 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, RAYMOND T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,753.98 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, VICKIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,753.95 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JASON M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,753.81 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGELIN, DONEL G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,753.68 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, FRANCIS P Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $62,753.48 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, TRACEY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,753.43 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, DEBORA A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,752.72 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLUCCIO, FILOMENA S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,752.72 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELIZABETH S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,752.72 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTO, MARIA KHRISTINE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,752.58 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCIA, ANTOINETTE Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $62,752.58 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, MARSHA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,752.47 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSELL, MICHAEL J Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,752.44 Date 08/25/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DEREK R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,752.42 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONS, DONALD M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,752.00 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, KRISTINE P Employer name Village of Malone Amount $62,751.92 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIF, MADELEINE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $62,751.46 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARK C Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $62,751.06 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $62,750.80 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANLEY, LAURA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,750.22 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCH, CHARLES V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,750.21 Date 04/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SINKOFF, FRANCINE J Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $62,749.98 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, BRUCE P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,748.55 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, JAMES J, JR Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $62,747.69 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,747.69 Date 07/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHABRA, SAMER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,747.59 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTON, ANNA E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $62,747.51 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ANDREA E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,747.30 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATT, JUSTIN P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,747.22 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, DAVID L Employer name Education Department Amount $62,747.12 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JONATHAN J Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $62,747.03 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, ELISSA C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,746.82 Date 01/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GAIL Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $62,746.57 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, BINITA C Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $62,746.21 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBURN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,746.13 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, WENDY Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,745.83 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEDIGROSSI, MARY A Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,745.83 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTON, BERNADETTE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $62,744.12 Date 12/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, ERICKA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,743.47 Date 09/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIEVONEIT, LINDA S Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $62,743.28 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JOHN G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $62,743.06 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALTERIO, JAMES A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $62,742.66 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULL, GARY L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,742.60 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, GREGORY V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,741.96 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUER, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Elma Amount $62,741.91 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAISS, LYNN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,741.62 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSANIO, ELYSE K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $62,741.52 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MARILYN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,741.32 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ASHLEY R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,740.56 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENARO, DANIELLE Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $62,740.56 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINS, HILLARY L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $62,740.53 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ALAN C Employer name Roxbury CSD Amount $62,740.36 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLKA, LAURA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,740.12 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBERT, SCOTT D Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,740.01 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, AAMAL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,739.83 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, SEAN E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,739.16 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, HERBERT J Employer name Orange County Amount $62,738.88 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANO, ANNELIESE E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $62,738.45 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETOSKY, JOHN H, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,738.32 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, ELISABETH R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,737.78 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZADZECK, DANIEL W Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $62,737.43 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, LAURIANN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,737.40 Date 05/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIESLER, AMANDA C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,736.81 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ANDREA J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,736.64 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMAN, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,736.03 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASONE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Orange County Amount $62,735.94 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $62,735.28 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MAURICE H Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $62,734.94 Date 10/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, CARL R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,734.55 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ERIN H Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $62,734.49 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MAR, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,734.40 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTINI, JOHN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,734.38 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SUSAN L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,734.35 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DIANE V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,734.11 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System