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 MAZGAJ, SARA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,402.12 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SIOBHAN H Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,402.12 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCRACKEN, KRISTIN J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,402.12 Date 04/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAK, DIANE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,402.12 Date 06/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, DONNA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,402.12 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERBURY, PATRICIA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $62,402.12 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PETER M Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,402.10 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORONA, KATHY JO A Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,402.10 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,402.10 Date 06/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANGLE, EDWARD C Employer name Erie County Amount $62,401.97 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POP, IOAN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,401.75 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSZUTA, LYNN B Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,401.52 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, THOMAS J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,401.50 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MYRON Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,400.52 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEBORAH R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $62,400.00 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWAGLER, AMY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,399.95 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wayne County Amount $62,399.87 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, SANDRA C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $62,399.72 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, JULIE A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $62,399.46 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLCOME, HELEN C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $62,399.32 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, JUSTIN M Employer name Village of Massena Amount $62,398.56 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, LISA L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $62,398.22 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, PATRICIA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,398.22 Date 08/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, KAREN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,398.22 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBOCCI, DIANE M Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $62,398.22 Date 08/23/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, LAURA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $62,398.22 Date 12/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMENYI, RACHAEL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $62,398.22 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANDREA MILES Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,398.22 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TSAADIYAH M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $62,398.22 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, MAUREEN G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,398.16 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGFRIED, MICHAEL T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,398.12 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GIZZI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,398.02 Date 06/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, IRISH I Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,397.95 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTO, DAWN M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $62,397.90 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, REGINA Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $62,397.77 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICUCCI, FRANK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,397.61 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITNIK, KYLE T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $62,397.39 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLMAN, CHRISTINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,396.85 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ANY K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,396.69 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, DANIEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,396.57 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDONI, JOSEPH J Employer name Erie County Amount $62,395.93 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSTEIN, CYNTHIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,395.20 Date 05/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINITCHETT, AARON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,394.78 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LYNETTE R Employer name Orange County Amount $62,394.72 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINO, BRIAN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,394.59 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ELLEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,394.59 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, SHANTAL D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,394.10 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO-SEGARRA, JUSTIN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $62,393.69 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, BRANDON M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $62,393.54 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JOSE A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $62,393.28 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGOZELSKI, JASON R Employer name Orange County Amount $62,393.22 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODBECK, BRIAN Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $62,393.06 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, DAVID E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,392.91 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, FREDERICK B Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,392.90 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MAXINE Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,392.75 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLIE, KEVIN A Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,392.68 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLYARD, CAROLYN A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $62,392.65 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, WENDY G Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,392.65 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,392.65 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, MARTHA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,392.63 Date 06/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, CYNTHIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,392.38 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, KATHERINE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,392.11 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, HELENE Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $62,391.58 Date 01/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELFI, JUSTIN P Employer name City of Olean Amount $62,391.57 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDY, DENNIS M Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,391.46 Date 03/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THORPE, JOAN M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $62,390.99 Date 12/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, THERESA E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,390.90 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, JOHN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,390.90 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, CANDACE B Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $62,390.40 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, JEREMIAH W, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $62,390.00 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, JOHN F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,389.98 Date 06/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, MICHAEL D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,389.68 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMYEA, ORMAN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,389.52 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMAN, ADAM P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $62,389.41 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, BARBARA E Employer name Broome County Amount $62,389.14 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DUANE R Employer name Albany County Amount $62,388.89 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, KIMBERLY M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,388.45 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, SALLY M Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $62,388.38 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILISHA, MISHEL Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $62,388.21 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Village of Homer Amount $62,388.19 Date 05/11/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, SHIRLEY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,387.82 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MAUREEN D Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $62,387.66 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $62,387.37 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKELHAUPT, LEONARD D Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $62,386.76 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYOU, TIMOTHY E Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $62,386.56 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLINGER, CHARLES M, JR Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $62,386.18 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, KIMBERLEY M Employer name Broome County Amount $62,385.81 Date 10/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, LORNA S Employer name Ontario County Amount $62,385.71 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JACOB R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,385.70 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JANICE K Employer name Erie County Amount $62,385.44 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINGHER, THOMAS R Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $62,384.17 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDO, ANN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $62,383.96 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULSON, JEREMIAH D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,383.83 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, MICHAEL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,383.60 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, JAMES D Employer name Town of Ellenburg Amount $62,382.87 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERACKER, NICHOLAS R Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $62,382.44 Date 08/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARENHAS, JOSEPH F Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $62,382.43 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,382.31 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATERNIANI, SHARON A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,382.30 Date 12/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERS, KELLY A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $62,382.23 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System