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 FLIKE, TREVOR O Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,457.87 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LINDSEY N Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,457.17 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILCOX, DOUGLAS R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $62,456.96 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH M Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $62,456.94 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJARA, ADAM R Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,456.57 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEIDT, ADAM D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $62,456.50 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVIDA, KARLA M Employer name Education Department Amount $62,456.38 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,456.16 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUAFREDDA, ADAM J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,456.12 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANTREESE, PANSY R Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,456.05 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIX, ROBERT Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,455.83 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, DANIEL R Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $62,455.55 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALKA, JAMES J Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,455.52 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, TODD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,455.47 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, KEVIN G Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,455.44 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, MIROSLAWA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,455.24 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZE, DEBRA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,454.99 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, NICOLE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,454.66 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMELIO, BENEDICT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,454.54 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGI, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $62,454.53 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAVAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,454.41 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTEMANCHE, SCOTT Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,454.32 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, GILBERT Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,454.26 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUES, MARIE P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,453.78 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSSENO, WARREN A, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $62,453.76 Date 08/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KELLY K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,453.73 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KATHI A Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $62,453.73 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGE, FRITZ W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $62,453.65 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ISSIAH L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,453.50 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, SEVERN W Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,453.45 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, RYAN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,453.27 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLAK, TAYLOR J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,452.99 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSBY, RYAN T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,452.87 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSIFER, LARRY L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $62,452.87 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,452.76 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, DOUGLAS K Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $62,452.62 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, THOMAS P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,452.60 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,452.43 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNER, KEVIN M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $62,452.31 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, COLLIN P Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,452.25 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOHN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,452.22 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROGER O Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,452.20 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBY, MERRIANN M Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $62,452.13 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELL, ROBERT W Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,452.02 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WALTER C Employer name Rockville Centre Housing Auth Amount $62,452.01 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFRE, ERIC M Employer name Albany County Amount $62,451.95 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVATELLO, LISA D Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $62,451.81 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CHRISTINE D Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $62,451.78 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINA, MARGARET Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $62,451.78 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, KRISTINA M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,451.69 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLEWELLYN, AARON W Employer name City of Utica Amount $62,451.54 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REAHL, KATHERINE E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $62,451.34 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, THOMAS R, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,450.76 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECHINGER, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Chester Amount $62,450.70 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, DEREK J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,450.58 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND, MARY Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $62,450.45 Date 07/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $62,450.35 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIRANZO, RAFAEL A, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,450.30 Date 03/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, STEVEN M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,450.25 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMUS, ARNOLD L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,450.18 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, JANICE C Employer name Somers CSD Amount $62,450.02 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, WILLIAM R Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $62,449.73 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEELEY, JAY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,449.61 Date 11/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, HAROLD D Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $62,449.61 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, YVETTE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,449.57 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ARLENE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,449.55 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VANESSA J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $62,449.38 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, BRANDON M Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,448.70 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBOTTIS, MARCUS P, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,448.36 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURLEY, JAMES E, JR Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,448.17 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, ADAM P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,447.98 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, DENNIS W Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,447.92 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, ADRIENNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,447.58 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADIPANE, JOHN T Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $62,447.55 Date 12/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, DAVID J Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,446.77 Date 12/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JAMES F Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $62,446.62 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $62,446.51 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, STEPHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,446.45 Date 01/23/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNAR MORENO, PAOLA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,446.38 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, PATRICIA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,446.24 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMENN, MARY KAY L Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $62,445.97 Date 02/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMER, LISANNE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,445.56 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFER, SHERRI L Employer name Orange County Amount $62,445.39 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALSAS, CARLOS J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,444.98 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, GEOFFREY G Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $62,444.87 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALMER, JENNIFER M Employer name Norwich UFSD 1 Amount $62,444.30 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, GAYLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,444.17 Date 07/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER-BIXLER, ANDREA L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,443.69 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTS, TRACEY D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $62,443.39 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, CLARISA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $62,443.27 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REISING, JASON D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $62,443.16 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON-RONDON, CATHELINE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $62,442.43 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, GLENN A Employer name Town of Milan Amount $62,442.24 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,441.89 Date 10/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAWOLE, ADEMOLA O Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,441.76 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, SHAUN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,441.53 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, ROBERT G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,441.50 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,441.43 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, JAMES J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,441.43 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUBE, KAREN E Employer name Erie County Amount $62,441.31 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System