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 FRATER, VIORIS H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $60,340.58 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, ZEESHAN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $60,340.53 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENG, LI Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,340.50 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, MICHAEL P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,340.48 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLA, PATRICK C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,340.47 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, BRIDGET C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,339.88 Date 01/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEE, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,339.69 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, WALTER T Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $60,339.68 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARDARIS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $60,339.66 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENKEL, BETSY A Employer name Warren County Amount $60,339.61 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, TAMMI Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,339.52 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, KEASHA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,339.50 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATWORA, WALTER D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,339.46 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONA, CAROL M Employer name Floral Park-Bellerose UFSD Amount $60,339.09 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERLY, ROBERT D Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $60,338.97 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, CARYL A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $60,338.89 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SHERYL C Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $60,338.81 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUEMMEL, HANNAH M Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $60,338.67 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROPHETT, SHAMAR C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,338.55 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JASON M Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,338.29 Date 06/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, CATHERINE M Employer name Ilion Housing Authority Amount $60,338.28 Date 02/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIO, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $60,338.03 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, LINDA A Employer name Department of State Amount $60,337.99 Date 03/24/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, BARBARA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,337.68 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINGER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $60,337.54 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, ANNE M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,337.03 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURON, DIANNE E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,336.91 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, BRENT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,336.87 Date 11/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INTERLICCHIA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,336.80 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MARIA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,336.55 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DENIS T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $60,336.21 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREAUX, KRISTOPHER G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $60,336.20 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEARD, MARIE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,335.78 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, EVAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,335.74 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWSON, HEATHER L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,335.49 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, VICTORIA T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,335.27 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA-HANSEN, LISA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,335.21 Date 02/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, KATHIE J Employer name Fulton County Amount $60,335.00 Date 11/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUANDO, ROBERT E Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $60,334.91 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORRAL, AMBER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $60,334.81 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $60,334.41 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, TERRI J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $60,334.40 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KELVIN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,334.27 Date 10/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OEHMLER, JACK E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $60,334.20 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SANTOS I Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,333.82 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYER, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,333.66 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMATIER, BRENDAN D Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $60,333.32 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARRISON, GLENN C Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,333.03 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENTICE, MICHAEL W Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,333.01 Date 08/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, JOHANNA G Employer name Spencer Van Etten CSD Amount $60,332.82 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, SEAN-VALAND C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,332.27 Date 06/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, WENDY R Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,331.75 Date 12/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTMAN, BYRON L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,331.63 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, PATRICIA L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $60,331.58 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, GWENDOLYN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $60,331.58 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ANTONIO M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,331.50 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALQUIST, JOSEPH G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,331.40 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALBACK, WILLIAM F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,331.40 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, DEIRDRE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,331.39 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JAMAL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,331.24 Date 10/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, CASSANDRA K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,330.65 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, STEVEN C Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,330.62 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, HELENE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,329.99 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JAMES R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $60,329.97 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLER, MARGARET R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,329.94 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUEHEART, TAMARA D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $60,329.42 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWROCKI, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $60,329.42 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DUSTIN A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $60,329.24 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLATT, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Dover Amount $60,328.90 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, CLINTON E, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,327.97 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEPHEN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $60,327.62 Date 05/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOANNE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $60,327.34 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALOVIC, DENISA Employer name Broome County Amount $60,326.91 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ASHLEY W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,326.71 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONALD T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,326.59 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOHN N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,326.55 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,326.54 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, TRACIE H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $60,326.21 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUSCHUCK, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $60,325.92 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, JOSEPH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,325.73 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERELL, BRUCE Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $60,325.63 Date 08/16/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANA, KAREN Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,325.17 Date 12/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTHARD, ALANNA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,324.80 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Village of Little Valley Amount $60,324.77 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, MORA A E Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $60,324.62 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, JOHN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,324.50 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, INGRID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,324.50 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEO, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,324.50 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, JOSEPHINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,324.50 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, MICHELLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,324.50 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHABEE, RHONDA K Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,324.47 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, LISA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $60,324.42 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINEN, LINDA C Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $60,324.32 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, MARY L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $60,324.27 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, FREDERICK A Employer name Adirondack CSD Amount $60,324.20 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, DARRYL V Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $60,324.06 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, STEPHEN D Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,323.35 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LISA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,323.32 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RANDY Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,323.24 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, JACQUELYN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,323.22 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System