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 FERRY, JOHN W Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,606.49 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELL, DEANNA E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $60,606.20 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASMAN, GINA R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $60,605.74 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, PAUL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,605.62 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, HERMAN LEVY Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,605.42 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, CHARLES Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $60,605.34 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SCISCIOLO, ARTHUR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,605.26 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTANEZ, JOHANNE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,604.88 Date 10/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROY, KERRY ANN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $60,604.25 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $60,604.21 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHADT, BECKY L Employer name Broome County Amount $60,604.12 Date 11/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER BLASKO, CATHRYN J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $60,604.11 Date 06/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUSZTAY, STEPHEN V Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,604.04 Date 12/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGLE, DANIEL V Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,603.59 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROZD, MARIAN Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,603.32 Date 01/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KRISTIN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $60,603.29 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, SHANELLE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,603.18 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNOLD, CLAUDIA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,603.12 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,602.57 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROWER, JUSTIN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,602.32 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILOR, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $60,602.10 Date 06/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,601.54 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONCALVES, ARMANDO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,601.35 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNSCHEIDEL, SCOTT D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,601.28 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, NATIA O M Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $60,601.24 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, NICOLE T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,601.03 Date 08/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, MARK R Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,600.99 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALITA, LORETTA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,600.39 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTOYA, ALBEIRO P Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $60,600.30 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMITER, JESSE J Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $60,600.08 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,600.04 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, JACQUELINE E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,599.96 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAY, MARY A Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $60,599.78 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, PATRICK A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,599.78 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, ROBIN Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,599.78 Date 01/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, SANDRA Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $60,599.78 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, JEAN MARIE Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $60,599.78 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERSEN-BARRY, GAE Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $60,599.78 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTRELLA, JEAN MORIN Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $60,599.78 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, ALAN J Employer name Village of Sherburne Amount $60,599.66 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINARO, VIVIEN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $60,599.59 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, DAWN M Employer name Allegany County Amount $60,599.15 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUETTEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,599.11 Date 02/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ, LORI J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $60,598.93 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREER, HEATHER S Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,598.70 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILKS, RONALD D Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $60,598.40 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $60,598.40 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGER, NEIL D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,598.18 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, ANNIE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,597.99 Date 07/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JOSEPH B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,597.93 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, JOANNE Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $60,597.81 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LISA M Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $60,597.80 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINS, LORRAINE Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $60,597.80 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANEK, KAREN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $60,597.19 Date 01/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, SHIRLEY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,597.14 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,596.88 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, NEKIESHA T Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,596.76 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, DAVID S Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,596.66 Date 01/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VORTICE, ALYSIA M Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $60,596.53 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSITER, SCOTT L Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,596.44 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WILLIAM Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $60,596.22 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MONICA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,596.09 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, JARVIS K Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,596.00 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, KAREN L Employer name Madison County Amount $60,595.82 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MARY ANN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,595.80 Date 08/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGDIC, DAVID L Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,595.72 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEVERSON, ROBERTA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,595.50 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLKES, CARLINE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,594.86 Date 01/20/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, RANDALL S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,594.75 Date 05/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESBITT, EMORY S Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $60,594.62 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, LINDA J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $60,594.59 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAGAMBA, SHARON Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,594.51 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, LINDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,594.14 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, STEPHEN S Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $60,593.79 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ANDREW S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,593.45 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROKOLKIN, MICHAEL W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,593.38 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LUCIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,592.79 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, ROBERT A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $60,592.69 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN, NATHAN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,592.42 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, TIMOTHY E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,592.38 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHTEL, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,592.23 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNDEN, STACEY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,591.95 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGITORE, THERESA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $60,591.75 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, THOMAS C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,591.55 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, TED N Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $60,590.57 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAZELL, AMY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,590.36 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPARRO, TERESA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,590.30 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOLO, SYLVIA N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,590.19 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTIER, PAULA Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $60,590.16 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, CRAIG A Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $60,589.91 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,589.83 Date 09/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLANE, JAFRICA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $60,589.82 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, RICHARD J Employer name Cortland County Amount $60,589.78 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINCH, DANIEL J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $60,589.41 Date 09/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCOSKI, RICHARD L Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $60,588.86 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, TIMOTHY B Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $60,588.65 Date 06/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DANIELLE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $60,588.45 Date 08/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTY, JENNIFER C Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,588.42 Date 04/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMS, THOMAS Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,588.17 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANHAI, RICHARD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,587.82 Date 05/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System