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 PERRY, EDITH D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,807.08 Date 05/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSEYE, EMILY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $60,806.51 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORD, DANIEL L Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $60,806.42 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, DAVID M Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,806.42 Date 05/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $60,806.19 Date 09/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMM, VALERIE G Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $60,805.96 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, BRIAN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,805.91 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNCROSS, SYDNEY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,805.90 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,805.79 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELE, MICHAEL A Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $60,805.79 Date 04/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRST, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,805.72 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISA, TERRI-ANN C Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $60,805.72 Date 03/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROYAN, ROSE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,805.51 Date 01/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEVIC, JEMAL Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $60,805.36 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARF, EMILY A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,805.25 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARINA, PETR Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $60,805.05 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,804.82 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MATTEO, JOHN P Employer name Auburn City School Dist Amount $60,804.70 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELMAN, CARRIE A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $60,803.92 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, PATRICK J Employer name Delaware County Amount $60,803.88 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, STEVEN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,803.86 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GORMAN, SEAN P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $60,803.77 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OWENS, GREGORY W Employer name Madison County Amount $60,803.43 Date 04/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INCITTI, FRANCO A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $60,802.82 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEBALA, KELLY M Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,802.70 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, NIKOLAI V Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,802.64 Date 08/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, CHERYL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $60,802.64 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALYSZAK, JAMES M Employer name Yates Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $60,802.52 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, MATTHEW J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $60,802.30 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIETZ, ERIC M Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $60,801.78 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, ROGER C Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $60,801.44 Date 10/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, VICTOR C Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $60,801.41 Date 02/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LINDA A Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $60,801.36 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, LAURA L Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $60,800.94 Date 09/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BOURG, LISA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $60,800.77 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOS, PATRICIA A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,800.73 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, CONRAD G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,800.70 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELM, JILL A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $60,800.64 Date 11/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JOANNE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,800.48 Date 12/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JOSEPH C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $60,800.26 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, DAVID J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $60,800.14 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBA, JEANINE P Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $60,800.10 Date 03/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,800.03 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMINO, JOSE A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,800.00 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUGUSMA, MELUCIENNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,799.83 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, ANDREW J Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $60,799.78 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLE, AMBER M Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $60,799.56 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, JANET R Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $60,798.60 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIS, HOLLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,798.59 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGUSTIN, LUCE I Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,798.46 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, LORETHA S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,798.34 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMBORSKI, CHARLES T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $60,798.31 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HICKSON, SHENEQUA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,797.87 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, GREGORY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,797.78 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENKO, KENNETH M Employer name Erie County Amount $60,797.68 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCATO, PATTI L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,797.55 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARDIG, PATRICIA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,797.33 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, ERIN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,797.08 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, TARA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,797.06 Date 12/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINIAK, MICHAEL E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,797.05 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUROWSKI, STEVEN G Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,797.04 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, CAROLYN V Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $60,796.80 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMONI, MARIAN Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $60,796.70 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, IRIS D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,796.63 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONTIEVA, OLGA Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,796.62 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, PAUL K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,796.59 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, GREGORY S Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $60,796.32 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, CLIFFORD C Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $60,796.26 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHERRY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,796.24 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, LAURA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,796.24 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANUTE, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Canadice Amount $60,796.16 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAYLEY, BARBARA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,796.16 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, SUZANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,795.92 Date 03/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALVANO, LEIGH Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $60,795.73 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,795.67 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEP, ALAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,795.67 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRDO, SEBASTIAN Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,795.63 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-OLIVER, ARLENE Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,795.53 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WALTER Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $60,795.53 Date 08/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, STACY M Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,795.47 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRILOS, NEOMIE Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $60,795.39 Date 04/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, BARBARA J Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $60,795.26 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVINO, SAMUEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,795.11 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, LORETTA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,795.09 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRGELES, MICHAEL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,794.95 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES E Employer name Schuyler County Amount $60,794.42 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTARELLA, DANIEL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,794.40 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,794.36 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASIAK, ROBIN T Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,794.34 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FRANCISCI, ROSEMARY L Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $60,794.21 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, PASQUALE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,793.76 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ELDON W Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,793.36 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, DAVID J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,792.93 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANSOM, MALCOLM C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,792.67 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOREST, JOHN P Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,792.61 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLARD, ROGER W, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,792.59 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, CLAUDIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,792.49 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, LAWRENCE R Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $60,792.48 Date 08/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, ALEXANDER J Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $60,792.44 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, RAJAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,792.38 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System