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 HART, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $60,442.68 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVELDER, BRAD Employer name Village of Newark Amount $60,442.68 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRULLON, RAFAEL D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,442.51 Date 04/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FOREST, EDWARD R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,442.42 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANITA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,442.26 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, ROBERT J, II Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,442.16 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE-SCHULTZ, VICTORIA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,442.16 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, KATHLEEN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,442.01 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DAN Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,441.56 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, GAIL D Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $60,440.70 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JACQUELINE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $60,440.62 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, XENIA A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $60,440.44 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, JOSEPH C Employer name Erie County Amount $60,440.14 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, DEBORAH A Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $60,440.03 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRON, TRACEY A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,439.86 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAYTON, SUSAN Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $60,439.67 Date 06/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDAY, PAMELA Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,439.26 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPAGNI, CHADWICK A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,439.26 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCATOLA, ADAM J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,439.18 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVENDA, JOHN C Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,439.05 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEED, MICHAEL P Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,439.00 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, HEIDI Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,438.81 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPLE, HOWARD W, III Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,438.78 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $60,438.63 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, STEVEN W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,438.58 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVERIC, MATTHEW G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,438.51 Date 02/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, CHRISTINA D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,438.51 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMESLATINI, JEFFREY J Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,438.50 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATASHUK, MICHAEL R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $60,438.43 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, FRANK J, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,438.41 Date 10/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ALICIA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,438.20 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVACEK, RICHARD B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,437.80 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CICCO, MARK T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,437.75 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMES D Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,437.72 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELDRIDGE, TERRANCE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,437.60 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, PAUL M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,437.58 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, KENNETH G Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,437.36 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHORECKYJ, DANIEL J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $60,437.30 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SUSAN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $60,436.95 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVANESE, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Manorhaven Amount $60,436.82 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, JASON J Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $60,436.79 Date 05/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAH, MAHENDRA G Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $60,436.66 Date 04/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAN, NEALE J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,436.28 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTIL, DUMERVIL Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,436.25 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATISTA, DENIS Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $60,435.95 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, MICHAEL T Employer name Orange County Amount $60,435.55 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, DAVID L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $60,435.21 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCHIECHIO, MICHAEL Employer name Erie County Amount $60,435.11 Date 06/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINOGRADOV, KRISTA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,434.47 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILCOTT, JOHN P Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $60,433.98 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, MATTHEW A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,433.94 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,433.86 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, WILLIE C, JR Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $60,433.62 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKOWSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,433.48 Date 02/27/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, TIMOTHY J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $60,433.37 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, JAMES E, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,433.37 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, VALERIE Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,433.34 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, DONNA R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,433.00 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMAN, CATHERINE E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,432.67 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, ANNE B Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $60,432.36 Date 09/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MICHAEL G, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,431.94 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAHENE, BONAVENTURE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,431.86 Date 11/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, JOHN L Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $60,431.61 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $60,431.49 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MAUREEN Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $60,431.16 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, GERARD A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $60,431.14 Date 09/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINSEN, SHERRY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,431.07 Date 09/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENT W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $60,431.04 Date 03/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL J Employer name Goshen Public Library Amount $60,431.01 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMODY, CHRISTIAN M Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $60,430.46 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,430.40 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMMERSON, BRUCE E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $60,430.10 Date 05/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, DENISE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,429.88 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SUSAN F Employer name Orange County Amount $60,429.71 Date 09/05/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, SHAWN T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,428.84 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, SHAWNA D Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,428.61 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARFLER, THOMAS H Employer name Washington County Amount $60,428.61 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIMO, DAVID F Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,428.50 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, NANCY J Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $60,428.40 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONDORF, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $60,427.68 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Ausable Amount $60,427.58 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, CHERYL M Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $60,427.58 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADWAY, SUE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $60,427.12 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REGAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,427.06 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, WINSOME A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,426.88 Date 07/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHN, LINDA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,426.34 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOARO, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,426.13 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDLICKA, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,425.94 Date 12/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISIEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,425.41 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DARREL J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $60,425.39 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHORST, NINA L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,425.27 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWREY, WILLIAM E Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $60,425.26 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, KEITH S Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,425.01 Date 12/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, KAROL Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,424.88 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEND, FAITH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,424.85 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, REGINALD V Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,424.70 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, CONRAD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,424.69 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISAPIA, DAVID B Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $60,424.40 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, MICHAEL W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,424.15 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUPIA, MARIA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $60,423.91 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System