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 COTTEN, HAROLD D Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $61,740.82 Date 08/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,740.55 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, LEGENDRE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,740.43 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ROBINSON J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,740.14 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBRIGHT, DAVID W, SR Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $61,740.03 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADOWSKI, ALEX M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,740.01 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, IOLA C Employer name City of Beacon Amount $61,739.98 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINIG, JANICE E Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,739.94 Date 08/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIOTO, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,739.80 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESNIAK, SERENA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,739.38 Date 01/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, TAWANA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $61,739.32 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,739.27 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER-BRATHWAITE, KAMEKA H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $61,739.25 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDT, MELISSA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,738.97 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWALL, DAVID M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,738.69 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, JUSTIN C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $61,738.59 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATCHMAR, MARIA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,738.52 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITANO, DIANE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,738.26 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANOTTI, LINDA S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,738.00 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, SHANNON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,737.69 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBAST, TODD D Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $61,737.54 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDRICK, JILL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,737.17 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLL, BARBARA J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $61,737.01 Date 07/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $61,736.77 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, GENE A, JR Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $61,736.49 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, TERESA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,736.15 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SORDO, JENNIFER A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,736.11 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, EILEEN Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $61,736.05 Date 12/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, ROBERT T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,736.03 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, BRENDAN J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,735.92 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBREE, LAURIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,735.31 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, BARBARA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,734.91 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUANCE, CAROL M Employer name Town of Rye Amount $61,734.80 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEIRAS, KEVIN F Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,734.74 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JEMIL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $61,734.68 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, SONNY M Employer name Albany County Amount $61,734.27 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNKER, JEFFREY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,734.06 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAYLOR, JOHN N Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $61,733.99 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, MARCUS D Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $61,733.95 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, JOSEPH S Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $61,733.50 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUTZ, DONALD J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $61,733.29 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, GEORGE B Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $61,732.85 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWERDLIN, BARBARA C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $61,731.91 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSSELS, MARIA C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,731.73 Date 02/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRAT, CYNTHIA R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,731.39 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, JILL R Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,731.39 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSKO, DEBORAH A Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $61,731.26 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERROTTE, BETH E Employer name Clinton County Amount $61,730.96 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENICH, SAMUEL S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,730.54 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JADAV, KIRTIDA R Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $61,730.52 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHETTI, ROSARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,730.43 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, SCOTT R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,730.42 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAR, SANDRA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,729.96 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, NEIL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $61,729.39 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, JASON C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $61,729.38 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MININNI, STEVEN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,729.29 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSARAB, KIRK J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,729.00 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIK, DAVID F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,728.51 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JOSHUA D Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,728.51 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONNEY, DENISE M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $61,728.50 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIN, DANIEL S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $61,728.44 Date 11/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, PATRICK G Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $61,728.22 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALELA, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,728.15 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARINO, WILBER H Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $61,727.77 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACON, NILDA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,727.67 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTMAN, ANNE B Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $61,727.56 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGCHI, ARNAB K Employer name Schuyler County Amount $61,727.34 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, STEPHANIE K Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $61,727.22 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINBERG BIEHL, JODY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,727.15 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, DUSTIN A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $61,726.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYTON, JON R Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $61,726.82 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SHERMEANA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,726.22 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, CARON L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,726.11 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, NANCY H Employer name Genesee County Amount $61,725.89 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TRACEY D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,725.85 Date 06/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MONA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,725.71 Date 11/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILIO, CARL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,725.57 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, FRANCIS W, IV Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,725.11 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEETS, ERIKA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,724.93 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBORAH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,724.60 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CHRISTINA M Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $61,724.37 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIVRE, LISA ANN Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $61,724.26 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZOS-WITT, CHRISTINE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,723.98 Date 12/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOELLER, AMANDA C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,723.37 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULCYNSKI, PAUL Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $61,723.36 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGRUE, INGRID A Employer name Broome County Amount $61,723.14 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR, PATRICK Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,723.13 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JAMIE B Employer name Genesee County Amount $61,722.84 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, KERRY T Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $61,722.73 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ESTHER J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $61,722.72 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEHLA, MARK W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,722.18 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETH, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,722.09 Date 03/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,721.69 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, JEAN M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,721.64 Date 01/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABUDOSKI, GREGORY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,721.38 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELLO, ELISA W Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $61,721.04 Date 08/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANGELA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,721.03 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARMEN LEE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,720.79 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, RYAN P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $61,720.72 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRO, JOHN J Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $61,720.70 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System