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 SINGER, RICHARD M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $61,683.58 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JULIE J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,683.43 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMUGDANG, MARK V Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $61,682.79 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEINECKE, JONATHAN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,682.43 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEHASE, DANIELLE I Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $61,682.20 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ADRIANE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,682.04 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, SCOTT M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,681.87 Date 10/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NATALE, DAVID V Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,680.88 Date 02/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, CHERYL L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,680.37 Date 01/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, ERMA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $61,680.27 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFF, ROBERT T Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $61,680.19 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SEAN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,680.15 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, HELEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,680.15 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER, BARBARA A, MRS Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $61,680.12 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGAR, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $61,680.08 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANDREW W Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,679.65 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $61,679.51 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, DAVID Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,679.37 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, EDWARD C, JR Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $61,679.13 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJEWSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,679.08 Date 12/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, BRIAN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,679.07 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JAN M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,678.91 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLINGER, STEPHEN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,678.66 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, JASON C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,678.61 Date 05/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE COTEAU, ANNE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $61,678.56 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUMAN, DERRICK M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $61,678.48 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITZ, STEPHEN C, JR Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $61,677.90 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZITO, JOSEPH R Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $61,677.78 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDEN, CATHERINE M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,677.71 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, JILLIAN D Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $61,677.64 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOUS, AARON-JASON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,677.48 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACK, MARY E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,677.44 Date 05/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, ERICKA D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,677.39 Date 02/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JOSEPH E Employer name Ulster Co Resource Recovery Ag Amount $61,677.32 Date 04/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEFF, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,676.98 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTANZIO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,676.94 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROWLETT, JAMES E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,676.94 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, FINBAR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,676.88 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANN, VERONICA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,676.83 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DEBORAH A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,676.76 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBERT, DEREK E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,676.64 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEMMELL, LACEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,676.08 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MONICA Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $61,676.00 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANOWSKI, HENRY L, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,675.85 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA DE LA CRUZ, JULIAN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $61,675.48 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, AMY E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,674.97 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BONIS, JOHN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,674.65 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALI, BRIANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,674.62 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDE, CAMILLE H Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $61,674.30 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LOUIS P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,674.11 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JEANNE A Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,673.58 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTINE, MARK G Employer name Montgomery County Amount $61,673.15 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISLER, JEFFREY J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,673.10 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $61,673.06 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, PATRICK Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,672.90 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,672.72 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, KERSEINYA G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,672.70 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, MARVA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,672.67 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCKO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,672.63 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERTEN, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $61,671.94 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSS, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $61,671.83 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $61,671.74 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JASON S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,671.72 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, MARY DENISE Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $61,670.84 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,670.74 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, MICHELE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $61,670.03 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, DEREK J Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $61,669.99 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGER, FREDERICK W Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $61,669.74 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, KEVIN F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,669.55 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLERY, DAVID E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,669.45 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARIE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $61,669.16 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, THOMAS F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $61,668.92 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STEPHEN W Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $61,668.73 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLESE, VICTORIA M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $61,668.44 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKSEL, ELIZABETH M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $61,668.37 Date 12/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DEA, JUSTIN K Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,668.31 Date 04/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNOFSKY, KEITH M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,668.05 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JANIS L Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $61,668.02 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, SANDRA L Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,667.94 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, LINDA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $61,667.81 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, TRAVIS L Employer name Oswego County Amount $61,666.87 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNER, JAE Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,666.54 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DENIS, JEAN W Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,666.24 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CURRY, THERESA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,665.92 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, GIOVANNA M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $61,665.91 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELDEN, DAWN M, MRS Employer name Essex County Amount $61,665.60 Date 11/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BRENDON R Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $61,665.57 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARDER, MARK R Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $61,665.36 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, THOMAS H Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,665.27 Date 01/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JOSEPH A, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,664.97 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGEOIS, DIANA L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,664.95 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLACH, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,664.94 Date 05/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSEY, JOHN B Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $61,664.86 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLANO, PETER J Employer name Schoharie County Amount $61,664.10 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZOWSKI, MICHAEL M Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $61,663.97 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, MARK A, JR Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,663.36 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIR, BETHIEL Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,663.07 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIER, DONNELL G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,663.06 Date 05/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, DANA-LYNN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,663.06 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSAN, ADEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,662.99 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System