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 HANSEN, HELENA P Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $62,344.10 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVARTS, BRIAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $62,344.02 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KATHRYN Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $62,343.70 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,343.62 Date 07/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, KEVIN J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,343.62 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, VALERIE R Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $62,343.60 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, DONNA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,343.57 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, DAVID S Employer name Yates County Amount $62,343.54 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SUSAN J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,343.50 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, ERIC R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $62,343.42 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JOSEPH F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $62,343.18 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, CARA JOAN D Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $62,343.12 Date 09/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, STEFAN J Employer name Highlnd Falls-Ft Mntgomery CSD Amount $62,343.07 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGTON, GERARD J, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $62,342.87 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARMA, MEGHA R Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,342.60 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JOSHUA T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $62,342.51 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BERJEOIS, DANIEL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,342.49 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDICCIO, JOSEPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,342.46 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, DAESHIK Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,342.22 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, KIMBERLY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,342.01 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RONALD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,341.84 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, WILLIAM M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $62,341.45 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEEMANN, ROBERT G, III Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $62,341.39 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, BRYAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,341.09 Date 11/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINGATE-WADE, JUDITH Employer name Norwich Housing Authority Amount $62,340.90 Date 04/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITT BOVE, ELLEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,340.80 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLYER, BRANDI L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,340.61 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, ROSE Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $62,340.60 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAIGE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,340.50 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBDAHL, NICHOLAS P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $62,340.41 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUSIE, KEVIN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,340.31 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNHAM, FREDRICK L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $62,340.16 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, KAREN A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $62,339.95 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBEL, MICHAEL E Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $62,339.92 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, THEODORE C, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,339.71 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISCIAGNA, ROBERT Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $62,339.50 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUST, TIMOTHY G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,339.45 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, CAROLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,339.36 Date 08/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHONDT, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $62,338.96 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, TRAVIS A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $62,338.85 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRI, ROCKY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,338.69 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, NICOLE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,337.72 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, SHERWOOD J, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,337.24 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, GARY J Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $62,337.02 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, HEATHER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,337.01 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MARK J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $62,336.56 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHIA, MARK T Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $62,336.56 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRATTY, GLENN E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $62,336.44 Date 04/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESHURES, SHREEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,336.41 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,335.56 Date 09/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANETTO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,334.74 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTENBRUN, DAVID L, IV Employer name Orange County Amount $62,334.35 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JANET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,334.00 Date 05/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKOSA, AIMEE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,333.99 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, LORENZO E Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,333.97 Date 05/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGENSTEIN, WILLIAM S Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $62,333.90 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KAMALI J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,333.71 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALLAS, TODD M Employer name Columbia County Amount $62,333.33 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAAS, JASON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,333.31 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINKO, ELIOT J Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,332.87 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGSON, SARA Z Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,332.79 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAMASSA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $62,332.48 Date 10/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORINO, ALICIA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,332.14 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KATIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,332.07 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHNELL, TYRELL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,331.82 Date 06/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, GEORGE J, III Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,331.76 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AURELUS, KERCIDA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,331.03 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, DOMINIC S Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $62,330.93 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGLER, NORMAN L, JR Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $62,330.40 Date 11/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, NOLA A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $62,329.88 Date 10/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELEONE, ROBERT F Employer name Greene County Amount $62,329.67 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGEVIN, MICHAEL J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $62,329.61 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANGRANDE, BILL Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $62,329.61 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHERS, NATHAN L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $62,329.58 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCADUTO, JOSEPH W Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $62,329.46 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACPHERSON, MELISSA M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $62,329.43 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, WILLIAM T Employer name Erie County Amount $62,329.16 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, MICHAEL J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,329.07 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREWITT, TIMOTHY Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $62,328.99 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN RIPER, BARBARA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,328.94 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, DAVID J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,328.47 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAY-BEERS, SANDRA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,328.19 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUGHMAN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,327.95 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULINIO, HEATHER L Employer name City of Troy Amount $62,327.83 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADA, BRIGID Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,327.75 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLARINO, JEFFREY S Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,327.66 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, PATRICK R Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $62,327.62 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT-CARON, CASEY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,327.15 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, DEIRDRE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,327.03 Date 10/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, DARYLE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $62,326.81 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, DONNA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $62,326.79 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSA, VINCENT Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $62,326.74 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINESS, SARAH Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,326.47 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATCHELL, JASON Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $62,326.37 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, RONALD S, SR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,326.33 Date 04/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, SHAWN P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,326.27 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CANN, JOSEPH M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,325.87 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, CHAD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,325.87 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEZZA, THOMAS A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,325.84 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HASELEY, LAURA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,325.69 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System