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 LESHNICK, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,878.16 Date 08/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARONSON, ROSS A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $60,878.14 Date 02/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ISRAEL Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $60,877.88 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERETTO, RUTH A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,877.86 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWSETT, STEVEN P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,877.80 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWEH, KATHY D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,877.77 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTANASIO, JANET Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $60,877.43 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $60,877.19 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JOSEPH V Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,877.02 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTUSCELLO, BEAU Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,876.77 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, RICHARD L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,876.61 Date 12/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UHLE, GERRETT S Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $60,876.41 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, JAMES Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,876.25 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KRISTIN L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,876.01 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZCZYK, RYAN A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,875.95 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, TAIRI D Employer name Broome County Amount $60,875.81 Date 09/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURNAU, CARL T Employer name Education Department Amount $60,875.79 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKHUNDOVA, RADA O Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,875.41 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, KARL P Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $60,875.39 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSEY, JOSHUA D Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $60,875.14 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWARD E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,874.93 Date 02/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMER-CONROY, JOLIE A Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $60,874.92 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, DIANE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $60,874.90 Date 12/23/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDERSON, SAMANTHA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,874.78 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, JED A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,874.61 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, SHANE R Employer name Village of Warsaw Amount $60,874.51 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZATAR, MILDRED Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,874.36 Date 10/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LINDA A Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $60,874.13 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, VINCENT Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,874.02 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAGLE, OLIVIA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,873.89 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, KELLY L Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $60,873.85 Date 10/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, MELISSA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,873.59 Date 12/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDINSKY, MATTHEW F Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $60,872.99 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, LISA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,872.77 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEELAN, RONALD W Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $60,872.59 Date 07/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, JOSEPH R Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,872.25 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNER, JAMES T Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $60,872.16 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTEAD, JERRY D, JR Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,871.66 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, NICOLE B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,871.30 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHL, KEVIN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,871.28 Date 12/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, BRIAN A Employer name Education Department Amount $60,871.27 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELAEZ, RICARDO A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $60,871.27 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETZEL, JOHN G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,871.03 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, PAMELA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,871.01 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RUSSELL W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,870.97 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVERRY, DIEGO F Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $60,870.77 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $60,870.65 Date 08/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARGO, DONNA M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,870.58 Date 07/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS, DARVIN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,870.58 Date 03/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVELL, DOUGLAS L Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $60,870.37 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, TAMARA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,870.13 Date 04/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICOTTA, PHILIP Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $60,870.09 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, CAMERON R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,870.08 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,870.08 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEUNIG, ROBERT F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,870.07 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KYLE J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,870.07 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUSTUS, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,869.69 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, KATHLEEN A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $60,869.38 Date 04/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIVALA, MATTHEW A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,869.26 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KINTER, SUZANNE Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,869.21 Date 01/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGLER, YVONNE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,868.81 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, CORA A Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $60,868.51 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWLEY, KEVIN S Employer name Town of Colton Amount $60,868.50 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, JOYCE P Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,868.43 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOGNA, MEGAN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,868.42 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, KRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Law Amount $60,868.32 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,867.93 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSCH, DIANE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,867.70 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, JOHN K Employer name Erie County Amount $60,867.14 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPENNE, JESSE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,867.10 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORT, JOSEPH T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,866.41 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DICKSON, STEPHANIE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,865.88 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBIN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,865.76 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, JOHNNY A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,865.59 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, JAMES B Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,865.33 Date 08/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, DANNY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,865.09 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSCHUK, PETER M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,865.08 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFTA SIMS, KATHLEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,864.83 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, LYDIA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,864.50 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTROM, JOANN K Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $60,864.41 Date 01/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARK S Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $60,864.10 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, SUSAN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,863.90 Date 01/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKENDALL, DEREK J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,863.87 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, GEORGE Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $60,863.33 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LEAH E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,862.70 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDREAU, JEAN M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $60,862.30 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAL, BERNARD R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,862.15 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORMOSO, JOSE Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $60,862.15 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, CAROLINA Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $60,862.05 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MARK J Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,861.21 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANDREW B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,861.21 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCO, CHRISTINE Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,861.10 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERSON, CHARLES Employer name Orange County Amount $60,860.94 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSERIA, JOSEPH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,860.62 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KMIECIK, MAREK Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,860.42 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPAYO, GEORGE Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $60,860.10 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NELSON Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $60,859.99 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEMIO, BARBARA Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $60,859.79 Date 08/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Horseheads Amount $60,859.75 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SABRINA Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $60,859.64 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System