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 PETERSON, JOHN M, II Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,493.59 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, LISA M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $60,493.59 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUZAN, BETH L Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $60,493.50 Date 01/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, MARIE F Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,493.48 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, PHILIP S, JR Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $60,492.82 Date 10/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEL, EDWIN A, JR Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $60,492.51 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JUNE Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $60,492.47 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, GINA V Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $60,492.42 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, CHARLYN C H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,492.01 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPPAN, ERIKA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,491.88 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, MINHYUNG Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,491.79 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, CATHERINE J Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $60,491.51 Date 11/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SCOTT G Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,491.50 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, ROMEO A Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,491.46 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCE, JERRY L Employer name Marathon CSD Amount $60,491.43 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDOCK, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $60,491.28 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, MELISSA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,491.10 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DANA K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,491.02 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, JO ANN Employer name Franklin County Amount $60,491.02 Date 05/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KEITH EH Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,490.84 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINARD, WILLIE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,490.77 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANICK, JENNIFER A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,490.57 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIMES, STEVEN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,490.48 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEACHT, MARTHA H Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $60,490.43 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KAREN A Employer name Otsego County Amount $60,490.26 Date 04/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKMAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,490.07 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSI, BENJAMIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,490.01 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWATZMAN, HENRY C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,489.70 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLAOLUWA, RASHIDAT A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,489.51 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMORELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,489.40 Date 10/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, BRIAN R Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $60,489.31 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, PATRICK M Employer name Broome County Amount $60,489.18 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,488.68 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $60,488.50 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JENNIFER Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,488.44 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGHAM, ANDREW S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,488.42 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, MARK D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,488.14 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUADE, SEAN H Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,487.99 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, STEVEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $60,487.97 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, KEVIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,487.96 Date 05/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, KAREN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,487.94 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, BERNADETTE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $60,487.90 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JENNIFER E Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,487.87 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, BRUCE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,487.85 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LLOYD O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,487.80 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNNS, KERRY L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,487.46 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, ISABELLE Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $60,487.38 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TYRONE S, JR Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,487.32 Date 08/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, SHEREE A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,487.31 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CHRIS R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,487.19 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTRELO, TINA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,487.14 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JHENELLE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,486.69 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, THOMAS E Employer name Cornell University Amount $60,486.37 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, EMILY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,486.30 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, THIMAS G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,486.25 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEGL, ERIC M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,486.25 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCULES, HAZELDENE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,486.25 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DEMETRA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,486.24 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCAT, JOSE R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,486.18 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TATE M Employer name Islip Terrace Fire District Amount $60,485.90 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONWIEGEN, JUDITH A Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $60,485.79 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, SHAMEEKA S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $60,485.69 Date 12/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIUS, JUNIOR B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,485.08 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA, KEN C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $60,484.93 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCH, DAWN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,484.74 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BRYAN JASON Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,484.46 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOATCH, VERLISA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,484.44 Date 01/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCITTO, ROBERT M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,484.30 Date 02/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KICIOR, THOMAS M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,484.13 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, ALEXANDRE F Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,484.03 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUASH, KERON T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,483.98 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, CARL B Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $60,483.73 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDEK, TERRI Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,483.68 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERIX, ALBERTO Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,483.62 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, JESSICA A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $60,483.50 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, MARY ELLEN Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $60,482.93 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIEL, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Perry Amount $60,482.87 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, SHARON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,482.58 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JESSICA M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $60,482.17 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, MARY JO Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,482.01 Date 09/28/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, KAREN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,481.99 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONTORE, RICHARD T Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,481.96 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEK, DONALD A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,481.94 Date 12/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, BONIJEAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,481.84 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYLE, KENDRA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,481.81 Date 07/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, LESLEY G Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $60,481.61 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIAN, JOHN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,481.44 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITUS-DANIEL, VINCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,481.43 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, RUSSELL D, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,481.27 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JOAN C Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $60,481.02 Date 06/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIS, CONOR P Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,480.88 Date 01/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMON, SUSAN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,480.76 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MONIQUE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,480.54 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINS, AARON J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,480.28 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, MATTHEW Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $60,480.00 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, EDWIN, SR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,479.89 Date 06/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHL, ERIC M, JR Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $60,479.59 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGTSON, KARL H, JR Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $60,479.58 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, KENNETH R, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,479.24 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, KENNETH G Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,479.04 Date 06/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System