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 ROBERTSON, ADRIAN G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $61,262.20 Date 08/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKARIAN, JEFFREY M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,261.97 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DANIEL J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,261.68 Date 10/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVINGER, DORIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,261.41 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, RONALD J, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $61,260.80 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUS, NANCY Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $61,260.80 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,260.60 Date 01/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, STEVEN J Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $61,260.56 Date 04/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DONALD D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,260.52 Date 12/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOW, GREGORY L Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,260.44 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARRETT, JASON G Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $61,260.34 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LAUREN A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,260.31 Date 04/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONICH, JOSEPH D Employer name Niagara County Amount $61,259.97 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEL, SUZANNA C Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $61,259.63 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NANCY R Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,259.24 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSBREE, LAURA N Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,259.24 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $61,259.01 Date 09/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIELOSZYK, CHESTER L, JR Employer name Herkimer County Amount $61,258.85 Date 09/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOO, JAMES W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,258.55 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JASON P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,258.47 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PATRICK J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $61,258.28 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALEY, STEVEN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,258.19 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEVE, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $61,258.03 Date 06/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGEMI, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $61,257.79 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, GERALDINE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $61,257.71 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACE, DIANE M Employer name Erie County Amount $61,257.20 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $61,256.96 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, REBECCA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,256.80 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMENT, PATRICIA A Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $61,256.28 Date 10/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, JILLIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,256.09 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, WESLEY O Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,256.01 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, MARIBETH Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $61,256.00 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAHMILIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,255.68 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECCLESTON, MICHAELA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,255.34 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, DIANA L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $61,255.30 Date 03/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENS, KATHLEEN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $61,255.06 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODWELL, KAREN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,254.78 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAGLE, LISA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,254.76 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, JOHN J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,254.73 Date 08/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTKITTS, ROGER L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,254.69 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALEIGH, BENJAMIN A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $61,254.63 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFF, SARA R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,254.07 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAGBOO, OKECHUKWU H Employer name Troy City School Dist Amount $61,253.86 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANA, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $61,253.66 Date 05/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOPPING, DAVID J Employer name Village of Elmira Heights Amount $61,253.50 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JEFFREY P Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $61,253.20 Date 12/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLITANO, KAREN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $61,253.11 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCKO, JON Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $61,253.04 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHANTE P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $61,252.30 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MARYJO D Employer name Seneca County Amount $61,252.20 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRE, SUNIL K Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $61,252.17 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SHAREN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,251.33 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEVIN B Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $61,251.03 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCALA, KYLE E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,250.86 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ELIZABETH Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $61,250.72 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIR, MEGAN S Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,250.60 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, KALE S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $61,250.31 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, LISA M.G. Employer name Town of Brookhaven Ida Amount $61,249.98 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERVAY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $61,249.92 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHELE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $61,249.83 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, TERRI E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,249.78 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANEM, ESPERANZA R Employer name Lewis County Amount $61,249.66 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, MICHAEL J, III Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $61,249.65 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTI, KELLY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,249.33 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTELL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,248.70 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATHERTON, KAREN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,248.50 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANCOUR, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,248.50 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIER, ALLISON M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $61,248.44 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PAUL, KERRISHA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $61,248.39 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESCINITI, SOPHIA Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $61,248.31 Date 01/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $61,248.31 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, DANIEL W Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $61,248.15 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, RICHARD G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,248.05 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, JOHN K Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $61,246.94 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, AMY B Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $61,246.79 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, NATHANIEL W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,246.64 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, EDWARD, JR Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $61,246.51 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZZONE, DEBORAH F Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,245.92 Date 10/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOAN E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,245.92 Date 10/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROES, MICHAEL E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,245.92 Date 07/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DANIEL M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,245.89 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, MORRIS J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $61,245.88 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSNOWY, RICHARD T Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $61,245.40 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOW, ALEGRA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,245.37 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGHTINGALE, JENNIFER M Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $61,245.29 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC IVER, ROY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,245.25 Date 09/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, PAUL A Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,245.21 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NYE, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $61,245.21 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KRISTEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 03/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, MATTHEW T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUFF, SANDRA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, LYNN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, BRYON S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ALLISON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LESLIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, STACEY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSALES, KARLA P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEIFFELDER, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHPAZIAN, DARRYL R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,245.10 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System