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 VAN LEUVEN, PAUL K Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $60,916.56 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVERE, DOUGLAS K Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,916.42 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, MARIE E Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $60,915.28 Date 05/16/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDON, JONATHAN R Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $60,914.96 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $60,914.83 Date 12/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, ERIC J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,914.69 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, JOSEPH T Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $60,914.66 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,914.33 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, BRIAN J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,913.69 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTS, ALBERT B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,913.54 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JEAN M Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $60,913.48 Date 08/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES M Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $60,913.36 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFKO, ELZBIETA E Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $60,912.80 Date 09/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANACA, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $60,912.74 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, FILBURT H Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,912.61 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCANERA, LAUREN Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $60,912.30 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES P Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,912.23 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, ROBIN K Employer name Madison County Amount $60,912.02 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ALEX Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,911.89 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ALEXANDER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,911.81 Date 03/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOICE, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,911.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERMANN, KELLY A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,911.66 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIN, STEVEN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $60,911.50 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMAN, DENISE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $60,911.49 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKIN, KELLY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,911.22 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, CORBIN S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $60,911.14 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, SANDRA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,911.05 Date 12/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEXTER, SHEILA M Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $60,910.74 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, JUDITH B Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $60,910.71 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBBE, DONNA J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $60,910.63 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTESON, JARROD T Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $60,910.44 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, ANNE M Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,910.43 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MANUEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,910.37 Date 05/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JAMES M Employer name Town of East Greenbush Amount $60,910.02 Date 06/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMANI, JOHN C Employer name Erie County Amount $60,909.69 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NEIDA L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $60,909.27 Date 02/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALISI, THOMAS J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $60,909.00 Date 07/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALAS-ARGUETA, DANIA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,908.60 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, SHIABON N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,908.52 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIELSEN, JACLYN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,908.27 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASSIMO, LOUIS Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $60,907.97 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GUILIO, MICHELE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,907.82 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDALL, LAURA B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,907.74 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, FRANK J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,907.62 Date 01/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, TERESA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,906.67 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, VENICE W Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $60,906.09 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, JOSEPHINE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,905.86 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, LUCIOUS L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,905.37 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RYAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,905.11 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, ZUZHEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,905.11 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RYAN T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,904.91 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,904.75 Date 10/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTUNI, THOMAS C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,904.75 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNONE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,904.66 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCQUE, SUSAN M, MRS Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $60,904.26 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUSSER-HAVILAND, STEPHANIE C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,904.07 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,903.59 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, AMY M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,903.58 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRINGIELLO, GEAN RENE Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,903.28 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, GERALYN L Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,903.28 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, SHIRLEY A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,903.28 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTUGNO, ANNA-RITA Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $60,903.26 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEURTELOU, MARIE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,902.97 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILAKOS, LISA A Employer name Department of State Amount $60,902.90 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, AARON D Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $60,902.09 Date 02/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCIEWICZ, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,901.84 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, INES E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $60,901.79 Date 03/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISZANCKIE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $60,901.71 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KATHRYN A Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $60,901.58 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAZO, BEN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,901.53 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LIBRADA T Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,901.36 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEW, HOLLY J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $60,901.09 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,900.63 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELIZABETH R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,900.40 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILIFF, MARSHALL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,900.00 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CORINNE V Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,899.92 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, MARK Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $60,899.52 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEW, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $60,899.52 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICCIOLI, PAULINE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,899.35 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, MICHELE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,899.17 Date 02/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBCZAK, RICHARD E, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,898.96 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELA, JOHN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,898.96 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE PASCALE, JASON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,898.44 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATURNINO, KIMBERLY C Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $60,898.22 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,898.09 Date 12/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM-VASSELL, TEMESIA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,897.98 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, HERBERT Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,897.90 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TAYLOR A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,897.90 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRESTON, MICHELLE P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,897.73 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHINEHART, RICHARD W Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,897.13 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROXANNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,897.02 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, JOE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,896.92 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERDYKE, DOUGLAS P Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $60,896.89 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHMAN, PATRICE L Employer name Orange County Amount $60,896.75 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, STEVEN T Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $60,896.71 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $60,896.42 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, BRADFORD T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,896.24 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMSEN, JOSHUA T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,896.23 Date 03/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOMCZAK, ERIC J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,896.23 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARGAS, DANNY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,896.15 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System