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 GARLOCK, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,568.60 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, SCOTT W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,568.51 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEEN, DAN Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $60,568.17 Date 10/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROLA, ANN Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $60,568.03 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, BRUCE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,568.02 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUPT, DAVID W, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $60,568.00 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASHMER, DALTON S Employer name Erie County Amount $60,567.90 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENTA, ANTONIO G Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,567.80 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNETZLER, TERA A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,567.79 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUSHLAW, KRISTOFER R Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,567.57 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,567.52 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLF, KAHWAY S Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,567.45 Date 11/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGHT, EDWARD C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,567.43 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUMAN, GLENN E Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $60,567.23 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLEN, ROBERT S Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $60,566.87 Date 09/08/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRYAN R Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $60,566.87 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,566.84 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, BARBARA Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $60,566.77 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORGIANNI, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,566.38 Date 09/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, FREDERICK R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $60,566.33 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MALCOM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,566.31 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIECZKOWSKI, LISA J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,566.12 Date 04/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, DONALD L Employer name Albany County Amount $60,565.82 Date 09/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITALE, MARISA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,565.79 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PERUTA, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,565.69 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEEZY, ANDREW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,565.67 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEAR, JOSEPH H Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $60,565.30 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, RANDY B Employer name Pawling CSD Amount $60,564.99 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, JEREMY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,564.85 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, TAMAR Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $60,564.77 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,564.74 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ALBERT C Employer name Erie County Amount $60,564.36 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MICHAEL D Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $60,564.32 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, NEWTON Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $60,564.31 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGBORN, KATHLEEN A Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $60,563.99 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, DEBRA Employer name Livingston County Amount $60,563.79 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMULARO, ANTHONY J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $60,563.64 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONALD C Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $60,563.63 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURETA, WILFREDO M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,563.04 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, JENNIFER M Employer name Syracuse Reg Airport Auth Amount $60,563.02 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, SCOTT J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,562.97 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGO, PATRICE D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,562.87 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMAN, JARED L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,562.84 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TRACY M Employer name Town of Clarendon Amount $60,562.75 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MICHAEL C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,562.64 Date 10/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUXMORE, KARROLL Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $60,562.07 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMM, BEVERLY S Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $60,561.73 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JENNIFER E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $60,561.30 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, GERALDINE T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,561.05 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGSTON, DONNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,560.80 Date 10/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVERDAC, PAUL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,560.58 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, THOMAS Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $60,560.56 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KATHLEEN H Employer name Hudson City School Dist Amount $60,560.16 Date 10/15/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRMAN, PATRICIA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,560.12 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DANA H Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $60,560.08 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PENNY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,560.03 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESFORD, BRIDGETTE Employer name Erie County Amount $60,560.02 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKING, FRED R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,559.82 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ALICIA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,559.75 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INDELICATO, JENNIFER J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $60,559.64 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENEFRANCIA, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $60,559.49 Date 09/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, MARILYN J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,559.37 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARHOOF, SARA K Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,559.27 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMASZKA, RONALD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,559.01 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILMOTH, LAURA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,558.88 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,558.68 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, GLEN M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $60,558.33 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DILLENBECK, NICHOLAS Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,557.96 Date 02/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKLEY, KRISTYN M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,557.86 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUKIN, VALERIY E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $60,557.15 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLA, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,557.14 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVELLYAN, SUZANNE Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $60,557.03 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSORD, WADE S Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $60,556.41 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIMONT, GAIL Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $60,556.37 Date 12/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, COLLEEN H Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $60,556.33 Date 07/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMIN, DOMINGO A Employer name Rockville Centre Housing Auth Amount $60,556.32 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANOVA, JOANNE Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $60,556.25 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, CYNTHIA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,556.21 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, SUSAN S Employer name Orange County Amount $60,556.20 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARSHALL J Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $60,555.47 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOHR, ANN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,555.36 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, KRISTIN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,555.18 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCERRA, JOHN P Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $60,555.16 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, MICHAEL S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $60,554.56 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZER, MARLENE H Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,554.17 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, JANICE J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,554.04 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, RYAN D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $60,553.99 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, OWEN Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $60,553.65 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLE, MICHAEL Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,553.62 Date 07/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, JACLYN A Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $60,553.52 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOOK, KENT M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $60,553.45 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, NICHOL S.L. Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,553.27 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, TODD D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $60,553.19 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, STEVEN M Employer name Albany County Amount $60,553.13 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EILEEN B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,553.12 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTZ, SHERI L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $60,553.11 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVAN, LISA M Employer name Marion CSD Amount $60,553.07 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANO, STEVEN J Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $60,553.00 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,552.80 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WIE, CATHERINE R Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $60,552.77 Date 12/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System