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 WRIGHT, WANDA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $61,552.00 Date 11/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, TIMOTHY B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $61,551.90 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, ROGER A Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,551.87 Date 02/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, AMANDA Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,551.85 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NZE, CHRISTY G Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $61,551.68 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Troy Amount $61,551.64 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LENZA, GERMAINE Employer name Orange County Amount $61,551.41 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, WILFRED Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $61,551.02 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Deer Park Fire District #14 Amount $61,550.75 Date 03/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISLOSKI, AARON C Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $61,550.65 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USBORNE, SAMUEL D Employer name Village of Cazenovia Amount $61,550.65 Date 08/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, MATTHEW L Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $61,550.35 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SHARON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,550.27 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, CRAIG M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $61,549.61 Date 02/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, JOHN A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $61,549.25 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $61,549.20 Date 10/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSOK, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,549.19 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMAR, BRYAN E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,548.98 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAKO, VERNON A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $61,548.63 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVILLE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,548.54 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, JUDITH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,548.46 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO-PREMPEH, VICTORIA K Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,548.20 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, GWEN E Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $61,547.90 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEREGILDO, SONIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,547.73 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACFARLAND, MICHAEL P Employer name Albany County Amount $61,547.21 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILAYSAK, KHAMMONG Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,546.91 Date 09/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOON, ANDREW W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $61,546.85 Date 12/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,546.81 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKO, ROBERT J, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,546.71 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, LINDA L Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,546.68 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, HEATHER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,546.21 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPNELL, GARY W Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $61,545.92 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGUILO, BARBARA L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,545.72 Date 09/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIXAMAR, DHYMS Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,545.64 Date 11/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, PATRICIA G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,545.64 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTOR, LEROY Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,545.64 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIAS, CURTIS E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,545.48 Date 10/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREITZ, JOLENE A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,545.25 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JAMES D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $61,545.04 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, KEVIN J Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $61,544.51 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNEROCK, PAULINE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LEONIE M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTNER, DERRICK S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, PATRICIA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 05/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, AIXA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, ANGELA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VENUS M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,544.51 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, ANQUANETTE J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SABRINA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, HERNAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,544.51 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORAN, MILDRED Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,544.51 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISTIDE, HARRY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINYARD, CATHY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 09/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYDD, SHIRLEY E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 01/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DONNA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,544.51 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMERANO, JOSEPH P Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,544.33 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUM, EILEEN A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $61,544.14 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTENGALE, JOHN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,544.04 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTED, FRANK N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $61,543.95 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, JAMES P, JR Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $61,543.86 Date 07/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,543.82 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACER, MARY ANN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,543.38 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, BRIAN E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $61,543.27 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARZ, PATRICK, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $61,543.09 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDINA, CYNTHIA L Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $61,542.62 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEGATE, PAUL R Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,542.46 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LEONA P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $61,542.44 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKSSON, DAVID V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $61,542.40 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, SHEILA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,542.26 Date 04/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTHEROS, CINDY M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,541.92 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FONZO, DAWN M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,541.91 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $61,541.80 Date 09/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVARNWAY, JUSTIN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,541.69 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, MELISSA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,541.44 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, DOUGLAS Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,541.08 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNER, JONATHAN W Employer name Thousand Island CSD Amount $61,540.80 Date 07/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, ALEXIS C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $61,540.49 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKEMAKOLAM, CHIDOZIEM Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,540.41 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURROWS, SCOTT L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SUSAN K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGONEGRO-PRECHTL, JOAN E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBORAH L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, DARLENE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYS, SHERYL E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, DANIELLE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARNES, NATHAN F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, RAPHAELE S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, JAMES M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,539.91 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JOHN Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $61,539.89 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMPEL, KEITH E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $61,539.59 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, MATTHEW H Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $61,539.36 Date 05/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HINCHEY, ANDREA L Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $61,539.20 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZENES-STRAUSS, ELI B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $61,538.56 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW, SHARLEEN G Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $61,538.40 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLADY, ELIZABETH C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,537.78 Date 10/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSLYN, AMY L Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $61,537.78 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJER, DAVID J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,537.62 Date 04/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, DYLAN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,537.58 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANNE MARIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,537.41 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System