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 JASON, SUSAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,978.36 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, MARYBETH A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $61,977.51 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALL, KEVIN J Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $61,977.51 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,977.09 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, LORI A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,976.30 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRY, SABRINA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,976.13 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Rhinebeck Amount $61,976.13 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOUD, LARRY Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $61,975.92 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEER, BRADLEY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,975.83 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALTIDOR, MONIQUE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,975.78 Date 09/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASQUINI, MAUREEN E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,975.40 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRIES, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Skaneateles Amount $61,975.39 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBROWSKI, H DANIEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,974.64 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, JOHN R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,974.32 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUEY, JOSEPH G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,973.73 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, CHERYL L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,973.27 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEGLIO, SUSAN L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,973.24 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THERESA Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,973.00 Date 02/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCH, TODD R Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $61,972.22 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $61,971.85 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JILL A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,971.72 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, HERBERT F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,971.52 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MEAGHAN D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,971.48 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATER, DIANNE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,971.43 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMENGO, TINA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,971.26 Date 05/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICOCCO, JOHN L Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $61,971.03 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LAURIE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,970.39 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, PETER J, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $61,970.22 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, JOAN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,970.18 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER, TIMOTHY H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,969.98 Date 05/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEKS, TERESA A Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $61,969.75 Date 06/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, LANCELOT E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $61,969.47 Date 08/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, RAVEN C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,969.42 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,968.60 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, MICHAEL S Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,967.51 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMANN, LEONA M Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $61,967.47 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, TRACY Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,967.12 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, EVERETT K Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,967.03 Date 06/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZIOTA, GLENN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,966.72 Date 04/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, MARK W Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,966.27 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPPI, KARIN A Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $61,966.07 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, BRAD J Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $61,966.00 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ROSE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,965.60 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEE, CAMERON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,965.06 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UNKRICH, DANIEL T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,965.00 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOS, MICHAEL Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $61,964.98 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISELLA, NANCY A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,964.85 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PETER Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $61,964.57 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, MATTHEW E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $61,964.40 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARY JO C Employer name Town of Gates Amount $61,964.40 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DORIS A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,964.19 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCHERENO, CHRISTA M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,964.02 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLING, JOHN P Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $61,964.01 Date 10/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAXTON, RAYMOND M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $61,963.96 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, MICHAEL D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,963.92 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUBIER, SUSAN L Employer name Schoharie County Amount $61,963.84 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZABLEWSKI, CHARLES E, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,963.27 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, RAIELLE B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,963.18 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISWELL, PAUL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $61,962.81 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKEE, TIMOTHY R Employer name Delaware County Amount $61,962.29 Date 06/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMINO, GENNARO A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $61,962.20 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONVENTRE, DIANE M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,962.19 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, MARGARET A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,961.17 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTO, DAVID R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,960.35 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROJAS, LUZ A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,960.19 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KEVIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,960.05 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANGEL C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $61,960.00 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, PHILIP T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,959.66 Date 09/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, ANDREW C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,959.46 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MADISON, LYNN T Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,959.26 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANN MARIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,959.17 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALDINI, RAYMOND E Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,959.16 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JUANITA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $61,959.16 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOSHUA Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,958.87 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONALD, NICOLA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,958.53 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIK, JASON R Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $61,958.47 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALUPNICKI, JEFFREY P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,958.27 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROCZKO, JAMIE S Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $61,958.20 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAK-GORSKI, ANETA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,957.93 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNINGS, THOMAS J, III Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $61,957.27 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAI, PAUL H Employer name Education Department Amount $61,957.24 Date 10/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOLLON, ERNST Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $61,957.24 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JEFFREY T Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $61,957.24 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, HABIBUR M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,957.24 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, JOSEPH D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $61,956.92 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CRAIG M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $61,956.44 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLMAN, TODD J Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $61,956.30 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $61,955.80 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, JOHN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,955.78 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JAMIE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,955.27 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARZOLINO, SUSAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,954.95 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,954.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILONAKIS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $61,954.80 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TARA K Employer name Albany County Amount $61,954.79 Date 01/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JOHN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,954.73 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENIGK, MATTHEW M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $61,954.60 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTUK, ANDREW P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,954.58 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HELLINGER, KARL Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,954.52 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, STANLEY J, II Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,954.52 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZCINSKI, MARIE C Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $61,954.49 Date 01/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System