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 JAMES, MICHELLE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,390.51 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $61,390.40 Date 04/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HENRY L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $61,390.03 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZOGIAN, ARTHUR J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $61,389.74 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,389.57 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,389.40 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARADIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Southold UFSD Amount $61,388.93 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINSMAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $61,388.45 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FRANK F Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $61,388.25 Date 12/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGIEL, LORI A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,388.04 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, THOMAS E Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $61,388.04 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SHAWN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,387.96 Date 07/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, JORGE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,387.78 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RAECHEL M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $61,387.75 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, SUSAN G Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $61,387.75 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Churchville Amount $61,387.69 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, TODD N Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,387.39 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UTCHEL, CHRISTINE E Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $61,386.91 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA RUSSA, ROY A Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $61,385.84 Date 03/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIA D Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $61,385.71 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, BREANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,385.60 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINI, KAREN J Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $61,385.58 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOHN D Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $61,385.56 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, LISA K Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $61,385.40 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KELLY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,385.35 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECH, SANDRA J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $61,384.85 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLS, MAXWELL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,384.62 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUBUS, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,384.62 Date 02/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, JAMES R Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,384.59 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, CAROL A Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $61,384.27 Date 10/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $61,384.10 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, STEVEN K Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $61,383.81 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLACOSE, MARC A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $61,383.51 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRRI, BENEDICT F, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,383.13 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MATTHEW C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,382.94 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LLOYD, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $61,382.49 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JASON W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $61,382.49 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, LYNDA S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,382.47 Date 09/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLD, MARISA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,382.47 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTANT, FREDERICK R, III Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $61,382.40 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, DEIDRA D Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,382.24 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, RYAN D Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,381.91 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, YECENIA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,381.86 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,381.69 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTOCK, MICHAEL A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,381.59 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANARA, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $61,381.13 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORBILLO, PATRICIA A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $61,380.88 Date 02/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYE-BIDINGER, CHELSEA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,380.74 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETEKOS, GEORGE J Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,380.71 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, VINCENT G, III Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $61,380.65 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKMANN, MARIANNA M Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $61,380.56 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, KIYANNA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,380.49 Date 11/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $61,380.42 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILE, WERNER W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,380.18 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULILLI, JULIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,380.10 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSEY, KENT N Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,380.03 Date 01/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIERA, JUDE M Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $61,379.92 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISSER, STEVEN J Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $61,379.84 Date 02/25/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVARD, DOTTIE L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $61,379.72 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, JERRY L Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $61,379.66 Date 07/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCA, MARIA C Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $61,379.49 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKENBERGER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $61,379.23 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRETT A Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $61,379.23 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELORANTO, CATHERINE K Employer name Clinton County Amount $61,378.85 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,378.83 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, BARBARA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,378.77 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBHART, KEVIN J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,378.69 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGEA, GREGORY G Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $61,378.64 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINSON, LA SHAWN I Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,378.56 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, ERNEST E, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $61,378.51 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, STEPHEN W Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $61,378.32 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIA, JEREMY W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,378.27 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLE-REED, PATRICIA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $61,377.84 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUMP, DANIEL H Employer name Washington County Amount $61,377.83 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, MICHELE E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $61,377.78 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, LISA A Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $61,377.75 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNONE, DIANE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,377.73 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL, ALFIDELLOR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,377.59 Date 05/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, SAMUEL W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,377.48 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAESTLE, TODD R Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $61,376.95 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, RACHEL M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $61,376.73 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, TERRI JON E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $61,376.65 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTEDO, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $61,376.56 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIB, HEATHER M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,375.75 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVA CRUZ, DARLA R Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $61,375.40 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AUDREY L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,375.20 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, RICHARD O Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,375.07 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, CIRA O Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $61,375.04 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,374.80 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRIANNI, ALFREDO A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,374.63 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, ROGER M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $61,374.54 Date 12/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUEZADA, PETER Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $61,374.22 Date 10/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLICH, EDWARD Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $61,374.20 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, KEVIN A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,374.04 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROW, ALLISON B Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,373.91 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANKOWSKI, RONALD J, JR Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,373.70 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMERVILLE, ROBERT Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $61,373.68 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLDER, JAMES E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,373.51 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, LAURA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,373.43 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHOURY, MICHALENE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $61,373.22 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System