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 HOUSE, MARK C Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,694.13 Date 07/18/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VIVIENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,693.97 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DORIAN A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $62,693.89 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAS, ROBERT E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,693.82 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHILLINGFORD, KYLE S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,693.82 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, RONALD Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,693.79 Date 01/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABYAK, BRANDIE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,693.48 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,693.39 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $62,693.22 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEIL, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $62,693.05 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albany County Amount $62,692.88 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNERMAN, LESLIE W Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,692.80 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINAN, JERILYN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $62,692.79 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, HAROLD A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,692.72 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAALAND, PERRY J Employer name Sayville Fire District Amount $62,692.68 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATINA, JOSEPH F Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,692.58 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHORZEMPA, CYNTHIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,692.00 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBILLAS, MARCO A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,690.79 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $62,690.68 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BING, WILLIAM Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,690.55 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,690.01 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, TERESA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,689.95 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, ALBERT R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,689.87 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELBY, RODNEY L Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $62,689.86 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, WALTER F Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $62,688.97 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLONE, ALLYSON A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,688.82 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOHN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,688.80 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, LISA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,688.42 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, MATTHEW S Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,688.06 Date 10/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPAL, HOLLY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,687.99 Date 11/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLABEK, STEVEN G Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $62,687.90 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, LOUIS F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,687.88 Date 07/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LUIS O Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $62,687.86 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDOR, TAMARA L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $62,687.56 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSEN, MICHAEL E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,687.45 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMIDER, GARY R Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,687.31 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHINERY, DAVID H Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,687.10 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTMANN, LINDSAY N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,686.94 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADER, ANGELA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,686.92 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, ANGELIC Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,686.75 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-LOUIS, CLAUDE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,686.17 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ALAN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,685.97 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERRO, JOSEPH Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $62,685.91 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORE, JASON R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $62,685.88 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LISA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,685.87 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, STACEY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,685.85 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, DANIEL H Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,685.69 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHETNEY, BRIAN P Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,685.68 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN EYCK, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,685.46 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, FRANK C, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,685.46 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $62,685.38 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ERIC W Employer name Allegany County Amount $62,685.32 Date 12/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIGMAN, BRANDI S Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,684.87 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUNZI, JOAN M Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $62,684.51 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,684.19 Date 08/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, RONALD D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,684.13 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ERIC M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,683.83 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILUCA, PAMELA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,683.24 Date 08/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, PATRICK W Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,682.94 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELON, JAMES J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,682.43 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DONN S Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $62,682.18 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, ALMERIA Employer name Erie County Amount $62,681.51 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSENFORT, BENJAMIN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,681.31 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARVALHO, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,681.29 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHOLL, ROBERT E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,681.28 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMCKE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,681.19 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, KATHLEEN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $62,681.16 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, ALEXA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,681.04 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, KATHY Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $62,680.98 Date 11/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, FLORENCE Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $62,680.94 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXUM, EVELYN E Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $62,680.90 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, JASON R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,680.86 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUD, JASON R Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,680.76 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOCCO, PETER A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,680.71 Date 11/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,680.42 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURROCK, SUSAN N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,679.93 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, NATASHA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,679.80 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, BRANDON E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,679.73 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMADOR, ALFREDO Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,679.64 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHARON L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,679.64 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALBA I Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,679.64 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, JOHN C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $62,679.62 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, MAUREEN S Employer name Court of Claims Amount $62,679.58 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, DAWN L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 06/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTON, LESLEY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, WENDY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 05/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCFADDEN-LYDE, CASSANDRA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, MARIA D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEMER, JAMES R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 07/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLAND, BARYON P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 01/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAJLINEK, EDYTHE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTOLONE, DONNA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIGUIRE, PATRICIA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDERBRANDT, TRACEY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, LINDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 12/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONS, DAWN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 05/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALECKI, MICHELE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 11/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEST, CHERYL D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZKOWSKI, DONNA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 03/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLATA, CARMELA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,679.58 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System