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 SHAW, TERRI L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,477.04 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, MARANDA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,477.00 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, MYRNA Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $61,476.98 Date 11/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMENT, JEFFREY A Employer name Broome County Amount $61,476.11 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, SARAH J Employer name Village of Carthage Amount $61,476.00 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERACKER, JOHN E Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $61,475.80 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANGEL, CRYSTAL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,475.54 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, GERALD P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,475.15 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, ERIC S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,475.05 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER-GEYER, DARLENA Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $61,475.04 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRY, CHAITANYA V Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,474.70 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILD, ELMER L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $61,474.24 Date 01/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLASURDO, CLAUDIA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,474.02 Date 05/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUMM, CHRISTINE R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,473.85 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUTWURST, ADAM H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,473.81 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, SHARLENE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,473.56 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, PATTI E Employer name Roscoe CSD Amount $61,473.23 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, LEO W, JR Employer name City of Hornell Amount $61,473.06 Date 06/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, DAVID E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $61,472.73 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASI, ANTHONY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $61,472.49 Date 04/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGSTROM, COLEEN P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,472.06 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSK, ADAM P Employer name Village of Palmyra Amount $61,472.03 Date 05/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAMES-WILLIAMS, FELICIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,471.95 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, MARISSA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,471.95 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALBOVSKY, MEGAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,471.58 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, MELISSA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,471.45 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNILLO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,471.14 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, WILLIAM W Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,470.72 Date 05/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPE, FRANCINE A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $61,470.61 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMNARACE, OMAWATTIE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,470.33 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, CHARLES E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $61,470.21 Date 11/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MONTE, ROSARIA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $61,470.19 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEM, MARY E Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,468.96 Date 05/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIGELE, JON A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,468.93 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZIAC, DAVID M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,468.91 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, NANCY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $61,468.68 Date 11/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASWELL, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $61,468.68 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCHNIK, LISA R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,468.60 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIOLA, DEBORAH A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $61,468.10 Date 07/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINK, MICHAEL W Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $61,467.34 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD-LESTER, BECKY J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $61,466.44 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFE, KIMBERLY Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $61,466.42 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDOVER, LAURA Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $61,465.42 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHUT-LIPPMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $61,465.40 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, CASSANDRA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,464.53 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, JOSE ELIEL Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,464.52 Date 01/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, SAUNDRA Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $61,464.43 Date 03/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISHAM, PATRICIA A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,464.35 Date 10/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, THOMAS J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,464.34 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOL, DAVID L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,464.32 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $61,464.29 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, ANDREA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,464.10 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JOAN Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $61,464.04 Date 02/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILT, MELISSA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,463.94 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKSTEAD, TIMOTHY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $61,463.63 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, ANDREW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,463.48 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NATHAN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $61,463.40 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, ALEX P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,462.79 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHIAN, BRANDI L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $61,462.70 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, JULIE A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,462.39 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ALVIN W, JR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,462.21 Date 06/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LINDA S Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $61,461.61 Date 09/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, MARION J Employer name Springs UFSD of East Hampton Amount $61,461.52 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEVOLI, BARBARA S Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $61,461.30 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSE, MARYSA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,459.99 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,459.98 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, JAMIE L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,459.43 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGDON, ROBERT J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,459.16 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MARY ANN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $61,459.16 Date 01/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSIVIERO, PATRICIA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $61,459.16 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYMIL, DEBRA L Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $61,459.12 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $61,459.04 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALI, VINCENT A Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $61,459.00 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,458.80 Date 10/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, WILLIAM A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $61,458.63 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, FREDERICK W Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $61,457.78 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, CHRISTINE A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $61,457.60 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHATIGAN, BRENDAN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $61,456.47 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, LINDA L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,455.62 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERDER, TIMOTHY D, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $61,455.26 Date 04/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWETT, WILLIAM C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $61,455.19 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHERIE J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $61,455.17 Date 10/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, FRANCES Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $61,454.98 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, CHAD D Employer name Greene County Amount $61,454.86 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOTSON, SCOTT T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $61,454.32 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERSKI, KEVIN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,454.32 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, KENNETH B Employer name Albany County Amount $61,454.31 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,454.24 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDDOWS, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $61,454.24 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, DANIEL P Employer name Erie County Amount $61,454.20 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMIELA, JAMES E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,454.16 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GURSKY, NATHAN S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,454.16 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBALL, ROBERT B, II Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,453.94 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $61,453.67 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRIVER, ROBERT G Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $61,453.60 Date 12/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEETS, BRYAN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,452.80 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, TIMOTHY G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,452.79 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLISLE-TORRES, AMANDA LYNNE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,452.71 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEITZER, JEREMY S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,452.68 Date 01/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, JOHN Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $61,452.52 Date 12/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System