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 CURRY, BRIAN A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,515.24 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANA Employer name Gordon Heights Fire District Amount $62,515.24 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISSER, DAVID W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,515.11 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVA, MARY LOU Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISS, KRISTINE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TANYA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, BRENDA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, DANIELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, KELLEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,514.90 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, SCOTT A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,514.77 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYSON, MICHAEL GEORGE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,514.42 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONMAKER, MICHAEL R, JR Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,514.26 Date 06/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEN, ROBERT M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,514.20 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, NATHANIAL J Employer name Village of Northville Amount $62,513.91 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCI, SHARON A Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,513.76 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, MARSHA B Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,513.57 Date 11/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, DAVID T Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $62,513.35 Date 08/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RENEE R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,513.02 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, DAVID P Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,512.64 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, CHESTER L, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,512.35 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, SPENCER C Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,512.27 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, ROBERT P Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,511.70 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, PATRICIA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,511.68 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYHURST, DANIEL D Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,511.54 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, GREGORY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,511.32 Date 11/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $62,510.68 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, MATTHEW T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,510.56 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVER, HENRY C Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $62,510.36 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DEBORAH Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $62,510.19 Date 08/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGER, DANIEL A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $62,510.07 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEK, WARREN G Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $62,510.04 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JOSEPH T Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,509.94 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHATNAGAR, SANDIP C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,509.80 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASLEY, CHANEL D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,509.35 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CANDACE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,509.23 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-OKON, DEBRA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,508.90 Date 01/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLER, WAYNE A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,508.71 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLER, DONALD F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,508.71 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODFREY, THOMAS J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,508.71 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, JAMES D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,508.71 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELDEN, DOUGLAS G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,508.71 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLWARD, WARREN W, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,508.71 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, THOMAS E Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,508.71 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, RONALD V Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,508.57 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSICA E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,508.52 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURL, ARTHUR E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,508.37 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKEN, ARTHUR J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,508.32 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZLETT, JEFFREY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $62,508.17 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, JANICE B Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $62,507.90 Date 12/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,507.79 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT, JEREMIAH Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,507.69 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYSTONE, JOSHUA O Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,507.65 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, BARBARA J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $62,507.52 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, CHRISTINE K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,507.09 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUBA, VALERIE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,507.04 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, KEVIN Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,506.31 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERETTE, DREW A Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $62,506.06 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIA, JOHN T Employer name Onondaga CSD Amount $62,505.77 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOSKY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Law Amount $62,505.74 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGAR, JENNIFER C Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $62,505.56 Date 12/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, KYLE S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,505.31 Date 02/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MATTHEW R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,504.78 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRESS, DALE W Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $62,504.52 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLDT, CAROL L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,504.51 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELEWSKI, MELANIE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $62,504.14 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUBERTIER, PEDRO M, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,504.00 Date 06/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHMAEL, PARBATEE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,503.83 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERSPOON, DORETHA Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,503.80 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ARTURO Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,503.80 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,503.69 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURKEE-POOLE, JASON M Employer name Town of Webster Amount $62,503.65 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENA, JOSE R Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $62,503.30 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKICH, JOHN P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $62,503.28 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMUNDO, ALEX R Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $62,503.22 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SKARTSIARIS, ANASTASIOS Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $62,503.20 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ANNE M Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $62,503.00 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCO, SALVATORE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,502.57 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADORES, JEANETTE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,502.42 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTACAVOLI, PAUL, JR Employer name Village of Port Dickinson Amount $62,502.24 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAIORINO, KRISTINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $62,502.08 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MELISSA E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,502.04 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,502.01 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNER, MICHAEL E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,501.80 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, KEITH T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,501.74 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYMENT, DEBORAH J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,501.60 Date 09/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, ROBERT J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $62,501.51 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLO, DUSTI L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $62,501.51 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANG, KADEN N Employer name Tioga County Amount $62,501.21 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORESE, RONALD S Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $62,501.00 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, MANETTE A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $62,500.16 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CERBO, NICHOLAS A, JR Employer name City of Olean Amount $62,500.10 Date 04/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DIANE K Employer name Town of Southold Amount $62,500.10 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROUT, DAVID C Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,500.08 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JAMES L Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $62,500.07 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CYNTHIA D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $62,499.92 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWITT, CYNTHIA D Employer name Rye Free Reading Room Amount $62,499.90 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEES, MEGHAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $62,499.84 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOTH, WALTER L, III Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,499.84 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINO, HEIDI L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,499.69 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System