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 BROPHY, SEAN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,363.58 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, ANN D Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $62,363.40 Date 09/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOHN J Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $62,363.31 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, HOWARD Employer name Oswego County Amount $62,363.26 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTTER, BRIAN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,363.19 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, KATELYN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,362.63 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIFACIO, TONI M Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $62,362.62 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BARI, TINA S Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $62,362.62 Date 02/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEBLES, DENNY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,362.59 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEDZIOR, RYAN M Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $62,362.51 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTNECK, RANDOLPH K Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,362.50 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEKNUS, KATHLEEN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,362.19 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASALANDRA, JAMIE M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,362.16 Date 02/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, EARL H Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $62,361.69 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, HARRY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,361.39 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTHER, JAMES M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,361.38 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JEANNINE K Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $62,361.12 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Erie County Amount $62,361.00 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $62,360.68 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, DAWN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,360.66 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, GAGANDEEP Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,360.44 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, SHERYL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,360.42 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, TRACY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $62,360.32 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CHAD J Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,360.13 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, JELYNN P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,359.90 Date 08/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, JENNIFER C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $62,359.80 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARR, JANICE M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $62,359.80 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, CANDYCE M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,359.69 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRYSZYN, EUGENE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,359.51 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTARI, LORETTA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,359.19 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, JENNA D Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,358.93 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEJAK, JAMES R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,358.85 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,358.62 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSENICH, JOSEPH C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $62,358.08 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,358.00 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, BRENDA L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $62,357.60 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERIC R, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,357.46 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, AMANDA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,356.97 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, DANIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,356.84 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBBARD, JAIME B Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,356.58 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPPOLITE, RICARDO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,356.54 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKI, SHEHAB Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $62,356.20 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATES, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,355.80 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, ERIK R Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $62,355.70 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SUSAN M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $62,355.43 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAESER, KAREN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $62,355.41 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENZA, AMY F Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,355.27 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSSOS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,355.03 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIOTTI, PAUL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,355.03 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBON, BRITT Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,355.03 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSFIELD, LAURENCE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,355.03 Date 12/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, DEBRA S Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,353.86 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BETSY F Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $62,353.79 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODUFALSKI, STANLEY Employer name Seneca County Amount $62,353.74 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ARTHUR, JOHN B Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $62,353.32 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJORKETI, CHUKWUNWELK Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,352.64 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNICK, JEFFREY J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $62,352.45 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TIERNAN, RYAN M Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,352.16 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREAVY, PETER M, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,351.92 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPER, THOMAS E Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $62,351.68 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIEBE, KAREN F Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $62,351.17 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOT, JAMIE L Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $62,351.10 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOBIANCO, CANDACE Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,351.09 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASI KNOX, DIANE S Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,351.09 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARSIERO, JOAN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,351.09 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALAROW, CATHERINE A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,351.09 Date 04/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, DANIEL J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $62,350.95 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIDT, JODY Employer name Erie County Amount $62,350.90 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAID, JOSHUA J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $62,350.69 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ALBERTO J Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $62,350.37 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKEWITZ, LISA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $62,350.24 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ROHAN A, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $62,350.13 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORZEN, JEFFREY K Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $62,349.70 Date 05/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVES, ROBERTO Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $62,349.65 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBECK, SCOTT R Employer name Little Flower UFSD Amount $62,349.50 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINTZ, MARISSA M Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $62,349.43 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHEMUS, GARY L, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $62,348.94 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODROW, TINA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $62,348.66 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MARK, SR Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $62,348.64 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JULIE N Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,348.64 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMARA, MASILLAY S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,348.51 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHRS, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,348.35 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANIGAULT-GRANT, RICHAUN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,348.17 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, ALLISON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,348.13 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSINO, TERESA Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,347.46 Date 09/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, CHRISTOBAL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,347.40 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, WILLIAM H Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $62,346.74 Date 04/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYBURN, SHAVON A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $62,346.63 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBERMAN, JUSTIN A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,346.55 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, ADAM C Employer name Marcellus CSD Amount $62,346.49 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MEGAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,346.39 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CHEILA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,345.90 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISIC, ANDREW Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $62,345.89 Date 10/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERSON, JOHN J Employer name Niagara Falls Pub Water Auth Amount $62,345.40 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNADIO, MARY E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $62,345.25 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTINGER, KRISTEN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,345.22 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, CHRISTIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,345.09 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLIN, JENNIFER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $62,344.67 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUMONT, DAWN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,344.23 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFIELD, ALICE M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $62,344.22 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System