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 THOMSON, JASON P Employer name S Adirondack Library System Amount $62,285.31 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $62,285.20 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, ETTA MAE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,284.82 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARELLI, ERIC P Employer name Yates County Amount $62,284.75 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIAS, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $62,284.70 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, JOHN H Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $62,284.43 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WILLIAM P Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,284.38 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHANOWSKI, BRENDA J Employer name Sherburne-Earlville CSD Amount $62,283.68 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMIERCZAK, JAMES J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $62,283.58 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, BRENDA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,283.52 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAROW, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $62,283.10 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, AUTUMN N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,282.78 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MAUREEN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,282.32 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $62,282.27 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDARJIAN-FREEDMAN, LENNA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $62,282.19 Date 04/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDLYPCHAK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,282.09 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALLONE, MARIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,282.07 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMERMAN, DENISE J Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $62,281.86 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JAMES R Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,281.17 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS REIS, LUCY A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $62,281.10 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, KIMBERLY M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $62,280.85 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, ANTHONY M Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,280.68 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, RITA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,280.48 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGEL, CHARLES, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $62,279.39 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOWDHURY, MUFAKKIR H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,279.20 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, KEVIN M Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $62,279.19 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSEL, DIANE P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,278.84 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LEIGH E Employer name City of Albany Amount $62,278.70 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JAIME L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $62,278.67 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUPELLA, MARGARET Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $62,278.28 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, ANGELA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,277.71 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN-CONSTANTINE, FOYE A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,277.69 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, KEVIN D Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $62,277.60 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, ZACHARY E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,277.59 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCHI, KAREN A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $62,277.27 Date 06/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, DAVID M Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,277.20 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Rye Amount $62,276.88 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAMES C Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $62,276.86 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MICHAEL W Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $62,276.80 Date 11/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, TAMARA H Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,276.72 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT, MATTHEW G Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $62,276.19 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, DIANE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,276.07 Date 05/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERMAN, ASHLEY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,275.99 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, BARBARA A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,275.97 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, PAUL J Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $62,275.68 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREE, DE VAUGHN L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,275.50 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, GREGORY J Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $62,275.04 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITH, JAMES E, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,274.80 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, EILEEN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $62,274.40 Date 09/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, ROBIN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $62,274.40 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYE, BRIAN T Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $62,274.39 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MARY BETH Employer name Albany County Amount $62,274.03 Date 01/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLAND, HAKEEM A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,273.83 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLAND, KRISTINA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,273.23 Date 07/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, HEATHER Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,273.14 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELLER, BRUCE J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $62,272.53 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIELLE L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,272.20 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ADAM J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,271.99 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, MICHAEL J Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $62,271.79 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELVIDGE, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,271.57 Date 06/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUZANNE F Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $62,271.54 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLER, MARCO Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,271.22 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DENISE M Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $62,271.20 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, PATRICIA L Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $62,271.20 Date 07/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERO, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,271.11 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BHUIYAN, CHARLENE F Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,271.02 Date 11/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, ERIK C Employer name Montgomery County Amount $62,271.00 Date 06/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLI, FRANK A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $62,270.76 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, JAMES M Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $62,270.40 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, FRANCINE S Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $62,270.26 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTENS, CRAIG A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,270.22 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LORA N Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $62,269.99 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHEA, LOGAN C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $62,269.77 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, VAUGHN Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,269.65 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,269.54 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIYAN, SUSAN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $62,269.15 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CHRISTINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,268.93 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTANARO, JAIME N Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $62,268.93 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASTENDIECK, KARLEEN D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,268.87 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, NICOLE M Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $62,268.84 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAGONA, PAUL A Employer name Albany County Amount $62,268.66 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDA, DONNA D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $62,268.60 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELECKI, JACQUELINE R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $62,268.29 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $62,268.25 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, JEFFREY S Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,268.23 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ARTIS Q Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,267.76 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KENNETH W Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,267.60 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, GABRIELLE M Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,267.11 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTONE, CAROL Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,266.69 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZINO, SEBASTIAN Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $62,266.43 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEBEL, NANCY A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $62,266.22 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACHINO, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,266.10 Date 01/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, KIMBERLY T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $62,265.88 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNDAGE, PETER F Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $62,265.76 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDT, SUSAN P Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $62,265.53 Date 07/27/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $62,265.52 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KAITLYN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,264.81 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL I V, HARRY J Employer name City of Troy Amount $62,264.55 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CRYSTAL N Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,264.33 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, VICKY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $62,264.32 Date 06/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System