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 SMEAL, JEFFREY L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,335.95 Date 12/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, SARA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,335.81 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ALEXANDER P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,335.75 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALESCI, COSMO J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,335.68 Date 04/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ADAMS, FRANCIS J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $61,335.67 Date 02/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDDLE, JOAN Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $61,335.59 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SUSAN K Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,335.49 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, MATTHEW D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $61,335.46 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNACH, MARTHA V Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $61,335.35 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANI, JUSTIN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,335.14 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, BRENDA J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $61,334.63 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, NATHAN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,334.61 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKINS, CYNTHIA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,334.56 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CHERICK T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $61,334.45 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDER ADAMS, ROBIN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,334.21 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, WYATT K Employer name Odessa Montour CSD Amount $61,333.34 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROTSKY, DEBRA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,333.30 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURRUP-SEWARD, ROBIN N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,333.20 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, RUSSELL E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,333.04 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAILEY, TROY K Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,332.50 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASAWI, MUNYARADZI R Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,331.95 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORMUTH, COURTNEY A Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $61,331.76 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHAR, MATTHEW J Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $61,331.71 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBDON, CREIG A Employer name Broome County Amount $61,331.61 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEET, JODY R Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $61,331.56 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WERBLIN, CAROL A Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $61,331.04 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, SYLVIA T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $61,330.99 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, TERRI K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,330.95 Date 04/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, TANYA D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,330.76 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, CARY J Employer name Town of Chili Amount $61,330.72 Date 11/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, GERALD P Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $61,330.60 Date 05/29/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CAROLINE E Employer name Village of Manlius Amount $61,330.19 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOPARTHY, SUDHA RANI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $61,330.16 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK-DONGARRA, MARGARET Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $61,330.05 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, JAY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,329.71 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHALIC, LANCE J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,329.64 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, COLLEEN D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,329.25 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAGIOLI, TERESA M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $61,329.13 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAZEK, JEFFREY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,329.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, BRIAN T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,328.98 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNAUGHTON, COLLEEN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $61,328.94 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KERRY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,328.55 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, JAMES T Employer name Village of Lloyd Harbor Amount $61,328.00 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, SOPHIE F Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $61,327.99 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DARRYL D Employer name Albany County Amount $61,327.95 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TINA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,327.86 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, STEVEN Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $61,327.84 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, JOSEPH P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,327.76 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTIUS, CHARLES K Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $61,327.70 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DEBRA K Employer name Broome County Amount $61,327.56 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, NATHAN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,327.30 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYRE, NICOLAS D Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,327.29 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, DEEKSHA K Employer name Erie County Amount $61,327.19 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIER, WILLIAM R Employer name Livingston County Amount $61,327.14 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUNIG, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,327.13 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SUZANNE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,326.74 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, VINCENT R Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,326.74 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATALO, LISA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,326.71 Date 10/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DURAN G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,326.63 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUTER, DAVID P Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $61,326.41 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN-BROOKS, LISA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,326.39 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, AMANDA F Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $61,326.34 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZARONE, JOHN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,326.18 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, KATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,326.18 Date 09/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHAMMAD, MALIYKA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,326.13 Date 11/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDD, KENNETH A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $61,326.10 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLER, KEITH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,325.72 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAUER, DAVID M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $61,325.39 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, DIANE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,325.08 Date 12/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, DENISE L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,324.82 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, DOMINIC N Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $61,324.80 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, DANIEL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,324.78 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEICHTRY, KURT L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,324.78 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORGALSKI, LYNN M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $61,324.67 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,324.35 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JASON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,324.19 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, EDWARD F Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $61,324.05 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARBLE, JOANNA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,323.69 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, PETER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,323.64 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,323.59 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLAVE, JULIO Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $61,323.53 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, WILLIAM D Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $61,323.52 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, GERALD O, JR Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $61,323.50 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHEAD, SUSAN C Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $61,323.28 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARDT, JOSEPH PAUL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,323.14 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, BARBARA J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,322.92 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LORI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,322.31 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLIS, SYLVIA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $61,322.02 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTORELLI, ANNA R Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $61,321.84 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $61,321.53 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, LUCIENNE M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $61,321.40 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINSON, DARLENE L H Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,321.38 Date 10/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, JOSHUA P Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $61,321.23 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, PATRICIA E Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $61,321.11 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ANTOINETTE L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,320.77 Date 01/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EIDEL, JOHN C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,320.66 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OOMMEN, MATHEW C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $61,320.32 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDDIA, PAULA C Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $61,320.10 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINO, DAVID Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,320.09 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID C Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,319.18 Date 05/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System