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 RIMBECK, RICHARD A Employer name Alden CSD Amount $62,538.00 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VALERIE D Employer name Rochester Childrens Services Amount $62,537.82 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JOEL J Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,537.44 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAIA, MICHAEL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,537.44 Date 07/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, CAROL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,537.43 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, JOHN D Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $62,537.31 Date 08/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILAIRE, ROSELAINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,537.06 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANG, ROBERT J, III Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,536.41 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAWLAK, SANDRA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $62,535.60 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BRUCE A, JR Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $62,535.17 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA-KOSLOV, MARIANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,534.94 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDHOLT, ANDREA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,534.93 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, THERESA D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,534.82 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPPERMAN, ERIC D Employer name Chenango County Amount $62,534.00 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASH, PATRICIA W Employer name Somers CSD Amount $62,533.72 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONOGHUE, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $62,533.65 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RANDY E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,533.34 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRENE, NATACHA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,533.07 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, CYAD J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,533.00 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, HARRY Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,532.55 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, SASHA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $62,532.50 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, JOSEPH J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,532.12 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, STEPHANIE P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,531.36 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, BRIAN H Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,531.28 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYD, STEPHEN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,531.14 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, KATHLEEN G Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $62,530.98 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, DANIEL S Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $62,530.86 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, ROYEA L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,530.84 Date 04/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZICH, RENATE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,529.95 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRILLE, ROBERT G Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $62,529.81 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKABOWSKI, JOSEPH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,529.65 Date 05/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, TRECIA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,529.53 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKLEY, JEREMIAH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,529.51 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYES, DAVID J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $62,528.93 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, TARA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,528.67 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, DANIELLE N Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,528.57 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCIOLI, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,528.57 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RODNEY M Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,528.52 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MARSHA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $62,528.47 Date 04/30/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSAR, STEPHEN T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,528.31 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, CINDY Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,528.11 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TARNAGHAN, KRISTA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,527.97 Date 10/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, STEPHEN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,527.58 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCOBAR, JEAN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,527.50 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGLOVE, ROBERT C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $62,527.41 Date 05/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENIG, DIANE C Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $62,527.31 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, TIMOTHY B Employer name Albany County Amount $62,526.91 Date 06/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIAME, JEANNE M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,526.76 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, DEBRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,526.72 Date 05/19/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSANDRO, MARY ANN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,526.72 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBURG, LISA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,526.72 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, STEVEN D Employer name Village of Painted Post Amount $62,526.65 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENEA, GIUSEPPE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $62,526.43 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMRO, WILLIAM Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $62,525.99 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXLEY, DAVID E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,525.96 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBA, NATHANIEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,525.84 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCUM, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $62,525.75 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTSON, MARK G Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $62,525.67 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEITH E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,525.38 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMKO, WILLIAM N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,525.30 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOVAR, MOISES Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $62,525.09 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $62,524.93 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, NOE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $62,524.49 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPHAS, ELMIREL S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,523.85 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $62,523.82 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, ANDREA J Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,523.65 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILK, ANDREA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,523.24 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDREAULT, ADRIANA S Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $62,523.20 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $62,523.06 Date 07/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLIGUICOTA, FRANCESCO O Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $62,522.95 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JESSE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,522.93 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KRISTIN M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,522.61 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLIMONT, LINDA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $62,522.20 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOERR, KEITH A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,522.05 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAB, CLIFFORD S Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $62,521.94 Date 08/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNICOLA, DONATO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,521.68 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARTIN A Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,521.64 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPPI, SAMUEL M Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $62,521.56 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DAVID A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $62,521.40 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, OWEN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,520.44 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURAWSKI, LOU ANN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,520.20 Date 12/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESELY, THOMAS Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $62,520.14 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPINEAU, STEPHEN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,520.02 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, COLLEEN R Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $62,519.96 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSNER, MEGAN L Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,519.43 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMPA, JEFFREY E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,519.08 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, JENNIFER D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,518.68 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, SHERRON N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,518.68 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, TAISEE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $62,518.68 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, OFORI Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $62,518.68 Date 09/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORALCZYK, EILEEN M Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $62,517.32 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUREWICZ, TIMOTHY B Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $62,516.96 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, AMANDA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,516.94 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, JAMES R, JR Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $62,516.72 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAGH, MATTHEW J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $62,516.62 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $62,516.42 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MARGARET MARIE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,516.38 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVER, JEFFREY J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $62,516.16 Date 10/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGNOLI, JOHN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,515.50 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YUN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,515.47 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System