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 ROSETO, MICHAEL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,152.37 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $61,152.32 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIS, BRUCE E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,151.99 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINE, RUTH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,151.70 Date 06/14/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUGHLIN, THOMAS M Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $61,151.49 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, NADIA P Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,151.17 Date 03/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRINGER, JOHN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,150.91 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ROBERT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,150.32 Date 10/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, PATRICE A Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $61,150.30 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, LISA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,150.17 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMPEER, ALNISA S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,149.99 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, TRACI D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,149.89 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, VIRGINIA M Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $61,149.78 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DONNA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,149.71 Date 02/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, DENISE D Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $61,149.41 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMKIN, SCOTT C Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,149.16 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ARTURO Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $61,149.16 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Genesee County Amount $61,148.95 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, JEREMY D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $61,148.75 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, MOLLY P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,148.64 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARTINA, GAETANO Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $61,148.56 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $61,148.50 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYERSON, JASON P Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $61,148.50 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, TEDRA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $61,148.35 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, CARLA M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,148.30 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, CINDY L Employer name Broome County Amount $61,148.10 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, JOSEPH W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,147.77 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, NANCY Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $61,147.51 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, ALIDA L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,147.28 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JEANETTA B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,147.27 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, ADAM F Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $61,147.15 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON-ROWE, NICOLETA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,147.07 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLERENA, LUIS A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $61,147.04 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, KIMBERLY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $61,146.99 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCANDON, JORGE W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,146.76 Date 10/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, KECIA L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,146.40 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMES, RICHARD G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $61,145.98 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINES, ROBERT L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $61,145.98 Date 10/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, CATHLEEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,145.94 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, MARCIA Employer name Department of Law Amount $61,145.88 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPRES, VIVIAN Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $61,145.62 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, QUIZNN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,145.38 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEPHEN Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,145.38 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENESTON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,145.38 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PETER J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,145.38 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, CHRISTINE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,145.38 Date 05/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BLAIR E Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $61,145.25 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, JACK H Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $61,145.25 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONDERHEIDE, JARED R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,144.87 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, DAVID M, JR Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $61,144.83 Date 11/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENWOOD, PAUL M Employer name Madison County Amount $61,144.33 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, ZACHARY J Employer name Albany County Amount $61,143.85 Date 05/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,143.79 Date 10/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN-ADAMS, LA VERNE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,143.74 Date 05/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLT, LISA T Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,143.65 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUDGE, STACY P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $61,143.28 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESSER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,143.27 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Constantia Amount $61,142.86 Date 05/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGG, SUSAN M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $61,142.83 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEMMERLE, RICHARD H Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,142.66 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $61,142.64 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOOT, DOUGLAS E Employer name Whitesville CSD Amount $61,142.64 Date 11/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAVID J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $61,141.81 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, KEVIN D Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $61,141.66 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHECKTON, ANTHONY Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $61,141.49 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, LINDA F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,141.31 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VAIR, WAYNE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,141.07 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFIELD, BRANSON A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $61,140.62 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSELLI, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,140.59 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,140.51 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL MORGAN, ANGELA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,140.41 Date 12/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, VIVIAN V Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $61,140.41 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKONG, HILARY C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,140.28 Date 07/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUJICA, MIGUEL Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,140.06 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ANGELA D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,139.84 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, GREGORY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,139.69 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACHUT, WILLIAM A Employer name New York Mills UFSD Amount $61,139.48 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROBBEY, GODFREY K, JR Employer name Education Department Amount $61,139.45 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, RONALD D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,139.04 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARC, EDITH M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,139.02 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, LUCRETIA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,138.68 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, MICHELLE B Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $61,138.51 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, WAYNE Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $61,138.50 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEISH, DOUGLAS T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,137.76 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, JOHN P Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $61,137.65 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILES, CHARLES L Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $61,137.08 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDELGHANI, DENISE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,136.75 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAKOW, DAVID Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $61,136.58 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARUTA, JOSEPH P Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,136.47 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MONIQUE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $61,136.45 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $61,136.43 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, ANITA H Employer name Erie County Amount $61,136.30 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FODERA, ANTOINETTE Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $61,136.26 Date 07/17/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, MARSHA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,136.25 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JO ANN M Employer name Seneca County Amount $61,135.32 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFIELD, JENNIFER L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $61,135.26 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETER, JEFFERY C Employer name Cornell University Amount $61,135.20 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZAIMIANDRISOA, BODOVOAHANGY Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $61,135.11 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIMBENI, GINA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,134.82 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZ, JOSEPH F Employer name Education Department Amount $61,134.40 Date 12/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System