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 SERRANO, DAMASO, JR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,702.36 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, HECTOR L Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $61,701.79 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, HOLLY L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $61,701.52 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MATTHEW X Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,701.47 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHR, BRUCE M Employer name Town of Watertown Amount $61,701.42 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, AUDREY L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,701.03 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, MATTHEW Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,701.03 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, THEODORE J, JR Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $61,700.18 Date 06/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, DENNIS D Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $61,699.72 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, BRIAN C Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $61,698.95 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $61,698.66 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, MARY E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,698.59 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTELLI, ELIZABETH Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,698.59 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLOW, ALICE M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,698.59 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, SONIA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,698.59 Date 11/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, DONNA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,698.59 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCELLA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,698.51 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THEODORE R Employer name Albany County Amount $61,698.27 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, VIRGINIA L Employer name Orange County Amount $61,698.01 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKIN, EDWARD D, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,697.83 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JESSICA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $61,697.40 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, LOUIS M Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $61,697.30 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALASH, ERIC S Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $61,697.19 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOOY, JESSICA C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,696.96 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $61,696.80 Date 06/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUREK, TRACY A Employer name Essex County Amount $61,696.00 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORT-KHAN, ELLEN A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $61,695.88 Date 01/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELA VEGA, LANIE S Employer name Orange County Amount $61,695.84 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHAM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,695.71 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, KYLE I Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,695.70 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREWER, JAMIE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,695.38 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SANDY L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $61,695.11 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAVERINI, ELIZABETH Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $61,695.03 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURRETT, ALBERT E Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $61,694.97 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, REBECCA G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,694.86 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, JEREMIAH P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,694.85 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUEN, SHING P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,694.84 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,694.78 Date 08/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, CHARLES F, IV Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $61,694.15 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, JERRY M Employer name Northeast CSD Amount $61,694.00 Date 12/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CLARISSA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,693.91 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSCHEIN, STEVEN JOEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,693.62 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALDI, GEORGIANNE E Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $61,693.58 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLER, PATRICIA M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $61,693.49 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARY Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,693.48 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, LISA B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,693.48 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADINA, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $61,693.20 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERESA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,693.01 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, BENJAMIN J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $61,692.76 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAFFY, DANIEL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,692.64 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASTERSON, MARY E Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $61,692.55 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDENBERG, LAWREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,692.34 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CARL R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $61,692.27 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAINWRIGHT, FRANK C, JR Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $61,692.07 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KENNETH L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $61,691.71 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHARON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,691.68 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, CHAD D Employer name Village of Hilton Amount $61,691.65 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, DENNIS M Employer name Hoosick Falls CSD Amount $61,691.64 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONG, PAUL Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,691.60 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOGSDON, DAWN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,690.88 Date 08/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFER, DAVID M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,690.24 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $61,690.04 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,690.03 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUSTE, JANINA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,689.98 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT-ADAMS, KWANZA N Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,689.95 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEHRMAN, DONALD E Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $61,689.34 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, STEVEN J Employer name Bath Mun Utility Commission Amount $61,689.12 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZILE-BARTHELEMY, BEATRICE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,689.04 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATLIN, DAVID B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,688.84 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, NATHANIEL, II Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $61,688.78 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, SARAH K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,688.72 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, CHRISTINE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,688.72 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, STACY Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $61,688.60 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, TIMOTHY H Employer name Town of Elma Amount $61,688.60 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, SHANE T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,688.46 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIERSSEN, DONALD J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,687.99 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBY, JAMIE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,687.69 Date 07/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAISON, MARIA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,687.27 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOMBARDIER, DYLAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $61,687.17 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,686.93 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DANIEL M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,686.93 Date 07/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLMAN, JAMES D Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $61,686.92 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KANE, JOSEPH T Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $61,686.20 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENEZIANO, ANNA Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $61,685.99 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSETH, KENNETH P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,685.55 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KYLE N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,685.40 Date 02/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKELY, ERIC J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $61,685.24 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOETZEL, JOSEPH R Employer name Erie County Amount $61,685.08 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKEREL, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,684.59 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, PAMELA M Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $61,684.57 Date 12/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STYLE, CYNTHIA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,684.55 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO RUSSO, VINCENT M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,684.22 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERXHALLI, MICHAEL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,684.14 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHARLES G Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $61,684.11 Date 12/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COIRO, LAURA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,684.00 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTENFELD, STEPHEN J Employer name Broome County Amount $61,683.94 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, JAMES D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,683.85 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMANSKI, TIMOTHY J Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $61,683.81 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBEADA, SABINA Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $61,683.71 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, VICTOR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $61,683.66 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System