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 BRODERICK, MICHAEL W Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,990.68 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTELL, SCOTT ALAN Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $60,990.60 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, ERIC P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $60,990.52 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITSCHI, JAMES E Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,990.45 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROBERT T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,989.67 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBO, JENNIFER S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,989.65 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONGO, ALFRED G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,989.47 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, DONALD E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,989.42 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIMAN, PAMELA K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,989.40 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, HEATHER A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,989.32 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENARD, JOSEPH E Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $60,989.10 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, KAREN H Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,989.04 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTIG, JUSTIN N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,988.97 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BIRGIT Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,988.45 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEACH, MATTHEW W Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,988.44 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELBMAN, ANDREW M Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,988.24 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIM, ANDREW J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $60,987.89 Date 07/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORMSBY, JOVAN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,987.57 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCKIE, CAMILLE L Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,987.02 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOTTE, HEATHER E Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,986.82 Date 02/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVECCHIO, ADELAIDE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,986.60 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOR, ALICE L Employer name Goshen CSD Amount $60,986.50 Date 02/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGERT, JARED Z Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,986.25 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, PAULA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,985.93 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUCHE, MARIA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,985.76 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DANA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,985.76 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOVETTI, LORI A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $60,985.60 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDER, W AVERILL H Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,985.50 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANEKAMP, MARK S, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $60,985.45 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAWVER, DALE T Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $60,985.36 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIRO, GINA P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $60,984.93 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, ALICIA C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $60,984.93 Date 03/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALGALLO, NOLA S Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $60,984.83 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, ALICE K S Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $60,984.56 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROCHELLE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,984.54 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, AARON E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,984.35 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Marcy Amount $60,984.15 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,983.89 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, JAMES M Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,983.86 Date 04/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUB, EDWARD Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,983.47 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNERMAN, CHARLES L Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,983.45 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, BARBARA L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $60,983.38 Date 11/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARGE, STEPHANIE G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,983.25 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, JOSHUA T Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $60,983.06 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOMBARD, JAMES D Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,982.80 Date 01/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MARY A Employer name Village of Hamilton Amount $60,982.79 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MARYANNE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,982.24 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEMAN, ERIC P Employer name City of Lockport Amount $60,982.15 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, BRIAN T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,982.02 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, TERESA L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,981.42 Date 10/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLEM, RONALD J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,981.33 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, KEITH Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $60,981.11 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, JAMES T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,980.99 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, ERIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,980.98 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEERS, SHAWN W Employer name Town of Catskill Amount $60,980.90 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ERICK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $60,979.89 Date 12/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, SUSAN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,979.81 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, NATASHA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,979.81 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIS, BRENDAN G Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,979.67 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELLEGAR, LISA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,979.65 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUELER, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,978.83 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFLER, MARY W Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $60,978.57 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTERMUTH-SWIM, MARGARET C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,978.20 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, LEE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,978.04 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARMAN, MELISSA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,978.01 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIJIJE, CARLOS E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,978.01 Date 02/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, JAMES E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,977.97 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHAKA, JOLI D Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,977.96 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRICKE, DANIEL M Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,977.50 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT-LA ROCK, LEANNE Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,977.48 Date 10/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORDE, CECILIA Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,977.36 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, SCOTT P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,977.31 Date 12/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GAIZO, JASON S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,977.26 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBARDI, RONALD Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,976.75 Date 12/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANE, NANCY T Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $60,976.54 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUNDLICH, ALEX J Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,976.21 Date 05/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARRATANO, NUNZIO Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,975.93 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONIELLO, GERRY Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $60,975.70 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MEGHAN T Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,975.65 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDERMAN, BRANDON D Employer name Warren County Amount $60,975.16 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TRUDY M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,974.98 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, KAREN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,974.96 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MARTY T Employer name Village of Cape Vincent Amount $60,974.88 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JENEE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,974.75 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIKA, PAULA A Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $60,974.60 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUPHINAIS, JASON M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $60,973.49 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ROBERT J Employer name Broome County Amount $60,973.15 Date 12/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOR, ANITA L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,972.68 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICO, CHRIS F Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $60,972.68 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ASHLI Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $60,972.36 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, GERALD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,972.18 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARFINKEL, DONNA R Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $60,972.08 Date 01/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, RONALD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,972.03 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, SHANNON M Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,971.98 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACHSE, PAUL C, JR Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $60,971.88 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMANN, CHRIS Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $60,971.83 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSMA, LORRAINE B Employer name Otsego County Amount $60,971.52 Date 04/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGLER, SABRINA A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,971.32 Date 06/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, WILLIAM Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $60,971.02 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, RAY L, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,970.88 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System