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 GRANT, CATHERINE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $60,461.17 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ARTHUR L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,461.17 Date 07/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,461.14 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THOMAS H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,461.09 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, JULIE A Employer name Town of Milton Amount $60,460.53 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, STACY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,460.37 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIONE, THOMAS A Employer name Erie County Amount $60,460.36 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, BRIAN P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,460.13 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,459.93 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILING, ANTHONY R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $60,459.92 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIAVONE, GERALDINA Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $60,459.85 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TIFFANY G Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,459.61 Date 04/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, LEIGH A Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,459.59 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CONSTANCE R Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $60,459.40 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERWALKER, MICHAEL T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,458.91 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SLAGEN, GEORGE Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,458.81 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOTO, ALBERTO G Employer name City of Beacon Amount $60,458.79 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, KENNETH W Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $60,458.31 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ARTHUR M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,458.12 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BERNADETTE M Employer name Madison County Amount $60,457.90 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINNEEN, JAMES E Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $60,457.89 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUFALO, ANTONIA M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $60,457.62 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, TRAVIS J Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $60,457.53 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OBERLY, KEVIN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,457.48 Date 07/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENSEN, JONATHON D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,457.42 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOONE, ROBERT F, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,457.27 Date 09/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUSHIE, DIONNA P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,457.03 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRACCA, RICHARD A Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $60,456.80 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWOOD, MICHAEL A Employer name Orange County Amount $60,456.55 Date 07/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, JANET E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $60,456.28 Date 02/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAZELL J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $60,456.01 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZO, SAMUEL P, JR Employer name City of Elmira Amount $60,455.97 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, AMY M Employer name Broome County Amount $60,455.92 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, TRAVIS M Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $60,455.89 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SUNDERLIN, KEVIN L Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $60,455.88 Date 05/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, JEANINE E Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $60,455.76 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, BONNIE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $60,455.72 Date 05/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, RALPH R Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,455.23 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEMELL R Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $60,455.17 Date 09/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUSCHER, JASON D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,454.87 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CONNER J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $60,454.84 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, KAREN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,454.80 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL JOHNSON, KEIANN C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,454.74 Date 04/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHOSIAN, CHRISTINE A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,454.67 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Utica Amount $60,454.42 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ELHANNON, JESSE Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $60,454.11 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARZ, BRIDGET Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,453.82 Date 06/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CAROL A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,453.61 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CLYDE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,453.51 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIOSI, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,453.28 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUPELLA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,453.19 Date 07/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SHELLEY A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $60,452.57 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCOE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,452.41 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB-SEMPLE, MARK A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,452.06 Date 03/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, STANLEY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $60,451.86 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACK, DARLENE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,451.83 Date 04/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROBERT G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,451.50 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDESIR-THESATUS, KETTLY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,451.34 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINBERG, ALEKSANDR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,451.10 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KJAR, BRIAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $60,451.00 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MICHAEL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,450.96 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSYTH, TODD J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,450.80 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, LATISHA F Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $60,450.69 Date 02/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, JACQUELINE V Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $60,450.64 Date 10/25/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $60,450.51 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID E Employer name Seneca County Amount $60,450.40 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ERIC K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,449.96 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, JULIE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $60,449.61 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNARTZ, MICHAEL R Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $60,449.53 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, FLORENCE B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $60,449.48 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, MATTHEW C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $60,449.32 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMES G Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,449.01 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBITSKY, PETER J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,448.92 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOOL, JANET M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $60,448.91 Date 01/07/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, MELISSA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $60,448.67 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNELLI, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,448.59 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARMONTE, JEFFREY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,448.25 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, MARY ANN Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,447.64 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DIANE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,447.59 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, NICOLE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $60,447.14 Date 12/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARYANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,447.12 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOTAS-MC GRATH, KAREN A Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,446.52 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMALAS, GEORGE R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,446.34 Date 02/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YESENSKY, LISA ALLAYNE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,446.19 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, LISA M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,446.07 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, DYLAN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,445.95 Date 02/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, ROBERT J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,445.72 Date 12/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKENS, DAVID J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,445.66 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALSON, EARNEST R, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,445.38 Date 10/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHITTENDEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,444.51 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHERITA Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,444.50 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDLE, PHILIP R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $60,444.21 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEIKERT, HENRY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,444.14 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TERESA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,443.97 Date 09/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESZCZYNSKI, EUGENE, JR Employer name Village of Sloan Amount $60,443.92 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, WALTER A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $60,443.81 Date 11/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, AMANDA K Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,443.80 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, MICHAEL N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,443.50 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JAMES J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $60,443.39 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, WILLIAM J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,442.99 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System