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 SCARFONE, PHILIP M Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $62,575.88 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, DUSTIN R Employer name City of Rome Amount $62,575.80 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDERS, LUKE H Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,575.58 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDUR, HELENA C Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $62,575.04 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, PAMELA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,574.90 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREL, CHARLIE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,574.84 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, CONNIE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,574.70 Date 10/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN, KARIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,574.42 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMANN, CALVIN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,574.42 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWCZUK, LARA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $62,574.40 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, FRANCES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,574.28 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JOHN M Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $62,574.26 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEY, KEITH C Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,574.15 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWINING, GEOFFREY S Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,574.07 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Union Amount $62,573.77 Date 07/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, PATRICK T Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $62,573.50 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, GEORGE R, JR Employer name Town of York Amount $62,573.45 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBIN L Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $62,572.55 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URIBE, ALONZO LEON Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,572.53 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRETT A Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $62,572.29 Date 06/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JARINA M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,571.84 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHER, SUSAN J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,571.68 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JOANNE M Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $62,571.66 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, EUGENE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,571.56 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CARRI J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,571.25 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINOGRAD, SUSAN R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,571.25 Date 04/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, ERIC R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $62,571.15 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ANDREA M Employer name Crandall Library Amount $62,570.82 Date 01/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, MEGAN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $62,570.77 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MARIA N Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,570.76 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDWELL, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,570.76 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERASIMTSCHUK, ADOLPH Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $62,570.65 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PATRICK T Employer name Erie County Amount $62,570.37 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANTON, SOPHIA L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,570.24 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE OLIVEIRA, SUZANNE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,570.14 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIO, RYAN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,569.95 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, SALLY G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $62,569.28 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNISH, ERWIN R Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,569.16 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDRAN, TERESA M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $62,569.06 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARRAM, JAMES T Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $62,568.92 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMIONE, THERESA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,568.85 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, RICHARD N Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,568.85 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWILL, KENNETH R Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $62,568.80 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITO, LAUREN A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,568.15 Date 11/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, BEVERLY A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,568.05 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLAM, MD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,567.74 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAK, ZACHARY Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $62,567.35 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $62,567.27 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, YESENIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,567.21 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSINGER, REBECCA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $62,566.80 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TERESA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,566.56 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEKSANDROWICZ, KAREN E Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $62,566.53 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYFORD, BRICE T Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $62,566.46 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTER, DOROTHY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,566.42 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUALE, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $62,565.84 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGOON, CLAUDE J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,565.45 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUDLOWITZ, SARAH D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,565.39 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, PATRICK T Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,565.20 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, KORI M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $62,565.19 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTE, LISA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,564.45 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THERRIAN, HERBERT O Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $62,564.11 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFHAM, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,563.97 Date 07/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA JEAN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,563.80 Date 04/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZROY, GABRIELLE H Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,563.06 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOEHNER, KYLE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,563.03 Date 04/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZKOPF, BRETT T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,562.86 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Watertown Amount $62,562.68 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GLOVER, NANCY E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,562.61 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERSKINE, KENNETH W Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $62,562.60 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, TANYA M Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $62,562.50 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPSKI, DAVID C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,562.49 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LARISA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $62,562.42 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, KEITH B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,562.30 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGELLO, RALPH A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,561.97 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, DAMIEN J Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,561.86 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, SARA L Employer name Yates County Amount $62,561.76 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, TIMOTHY Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $62,561.68 Date 11/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHARON R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $62,561.25 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JOHN C Employer name City of Rome Amount $62,560.53 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTTMAN, STEPHEN E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $62,560.38 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, MICHELE M Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $62,560.25 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINDING, ANDREA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,560.23 Date 11/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, MARY LOU Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $62,560.22 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM S B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,560.07 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSERT, REBECCA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,560.04 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSEN, RUSSELL D Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $62,559.93 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ERON, STEPHEN J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $62,559.88 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREWER, KRISTIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,559.84 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, KALMON E Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $62,559.75 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIEN, LAHENS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,559.10 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DANIEL E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,558.93 Date 02/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, JULIA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,558.81 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LANCE M Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $62,558.72 Date 06/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITERS, LOUISA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,558.65 Date 10/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKENBAKER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,558.59 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, CORINNE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,558.14 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ERIC A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,557.92 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEKEY, JUDITH A Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $62,557.92 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, TRACY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,557.79 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SUZI MARIA Employer name Orange County Amount $62,557.57 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System