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 WOODS, STEVEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,552.07 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOHANNA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,552.05 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ERIN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,551.43 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, CATHERINE V Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $60,551.37 Date 12/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, NICHOLAS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,550.77 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTABLE, LAURIE A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,550.75 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATAR, STEVEN A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,550.48 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAEPPEL, GLENN R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,550.24 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, CAROL E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,550.17 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLESWORTH, JOEL E Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $60,549.60 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEYER, ADAM G, IV Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,549.21 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OLIYNYK, MYKHAILO Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,549.05 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPHRINE, DONNA C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,548.87 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,548.86 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,548.63 Date 02/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, JAMES P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,548.46 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLADE DAUDIER, ESTHER A Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $60,548.17 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, BRIAN Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $60,548.14 Date 08/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, GEORGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,547.37 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILER, JARROD A Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,546.94 Date 01/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THURSTON, ANGELA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,546.82 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTAJAR, SAMUEL J. Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,546.74 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, JAMES A, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $60,546.55 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARGANO, PAUL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,546.40 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, FRANCIS X Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,545.98 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, KEVIN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,545.98 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, DAVID W Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $60,545.81 Date 08/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, TRACY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,545.78 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELY, THOMAS J Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $60,545.75 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAMENTO, VENUS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,545.41 Date 12/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, KATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,545.11 Date 02/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLTON, RANDY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,544.83 Date 10/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICHOLAS M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,544.74 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTIG, BRANDON A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,544.68 Date 07/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRIDERS, CRAIG L Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $60,544.53 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, MARKUS Employer name Erie County Amount $60,543.97 Date 08/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JEFFREY R Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $60,543.97 Date 06/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Albany County Amount $60,543.87 Date 08/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KATHLEEN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,543.59 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, MARY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,543.26 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, DAVID A Employer name Falconer CSD Amount $60,543.20 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUKAITIS, LISA M Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $60,543.07 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, TAMATHA E Employer name Department of State Amount $60,542.67 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANZALARI, THOMAS A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,542.65 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFLER, JAIME M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,542.21 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASENBEIN, ELIZABETH Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,541.94 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DANIEL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,541.62 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINS, JARED L Employer name Allegany County Amount $60,541.57 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILL, PATRICK M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,541.27 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTSMAN, CAROLINE G Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,541.03 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, JOSEPH E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,540.90 Date 06/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, JAIMEE L Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $60,540.77 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, WILLIAM O Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,540.68 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHN, MICHAEL S Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $60,540.66 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLAND, ROBERT C Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,540.59 Date 12/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTLAND, SHAWN D Employer name Village of Alden Amount $60,540.02 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JONATHAN D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,539.92 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDPATH, ROBERT V Employer name Putnam County Amount $60,539.63 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,539.33 Date 07/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREELEY, GREGORY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,539.22 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES-SADOWSKI, LISA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,539.01 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, COLLIN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,538.92 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, LINDA J Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $60,538.58 Date 12/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRYSDALE, MATTHEW S Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $60,537.97 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, CRYSTAL L Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,537.88 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, DONALD Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,537.44 Date 08/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEITS, FRANKIE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,537.00 Date 09/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, PATRICIA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,536.83 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANIBAL Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $60,536.54 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RICHARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,536.13 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JILL M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $60,536.08 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, SONYA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,536.01 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, DAVID W Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,535.79 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, JOHN F Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,535.35 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, PENNY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $60,535.34 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAINE, ROBERT R Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $60,534.62 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINI, ERNESTO G N Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $60,534.55 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANCE, SEAN E Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $60,534.23 Date 02/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, CAROL M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,534.19 Date 02/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,534.08 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZRAHI, PNINA Employer name Long Beach Housing Authority Amount $60,534.04 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHRYN G Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $60,533.77 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMEL C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,533.67 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, TYISHYA D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,533.54 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $60,533.50 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLER, LESTER H, SR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,533.31 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY, TINA M Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,532.87 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, CRYSTAL M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,532.84 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANI, JAMES P Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $60,532.62 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, NATHAN W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,532.54 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTI, LISA M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $60,532.45 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURI, ALLISON S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,532.33 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSTRA, CHRISTOPHER J, JR Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $60,531.81 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICONOLFI, SARA J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,531.66 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, BRIAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,531.65 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFINI, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,531.64 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROVEC, DAVID M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $60,531.51 Date 09/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, MICHAEL E Employer name Village of Walden Amount $60,531.45 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALRATH, JOHN D, JR Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $60,531.35 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $60,531.12 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System