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 WAGNER, KENNETH J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,322.97 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JUDITH M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $60,322.83 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JILL M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,322.07 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMINGHAM, ANN M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $60,321.92 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERAMELLO, JESSICA A Employer name Center Moriches Public Library Amount $60,321.68 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $60,321.67 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, ELIZABETH A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $60,321.42 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, RICHARD J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $60,321.37 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMFIELD, VERONICA Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $60,321.35 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, SCOTT A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,321.28 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCARINO, ALLAN B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,321.10 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, RONALD, JR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $60,320.62 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIDENBACH, BETTY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,320.43 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANHAI, PREYA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,320.16 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROYECT, JARED L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $60,320.12 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, JO-ANNE M Employer name Oneida Co Soil/Water Con Dist Amount $60,320.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFEE, LINDA A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $60,320.00 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEN, BRIAN D Employer name Erie County Amount $60,319.69 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANFANLINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Nesconset Fire District Amount $60,319.49 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, KELLY E Employer name Jamesville De Witt CSD Amount $60,319.29 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, ELLEN G Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,319.23 Date 10/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANIEL O Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,319.09 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, DANIEL J Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $60,318.96 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMEY, EDWIN T Employer name Town of Wawayanda Amount $60,317.96 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, KEVIN J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $60,317.92 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINSKI, CINDY H Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,317.77 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASZEWSKI, KIMBERLY M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $60,317.77 Date 08/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, ROBERT J Employer name Field Library Amount $60,317.74 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERKOWSKI, RAYMOND W, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,317.10 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SARAH E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $60,317.06 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDI, ANTHONY Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,316.88 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITFORT, OCCIUS Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,316.49 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNKST, ZACHARY E Employer name Wayne County Amount $60,316.28 Date 10/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JOHN J Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $60,316.22 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, NANCY I Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,316.19 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, SOPHY I Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $60,316.19 Date 10/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LORETTA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,316.00 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, GARY J Employer name Cortland County Amount $60,315.97 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DA VONNE A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,315.59 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, KELLY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,315.47 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, CATHERINE G Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $60,315.40 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, AUTUMN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,315.37 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALIK, VALERIE F Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $60,315.11 Date 02/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LOUISE Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,315.11 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKERY, MICHAEL J Employer name Dept Ag & Markets Amount $60,315.08 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD C Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $60,314.98 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNARD, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $60,314.87 Date 04/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER I V, WILLIAM H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,314.63 Date 02/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KANEKA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,314.54 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, STEPFANIE Employer name Albany County Amount $60,313.73 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAO, HUGO R Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $60,313.43 Date 12/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBAGE, RICHARD W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,313.29 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMENEY, BARBARA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $60,312.99 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, CYNTHIA J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,312.99 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLIA, ADRIAN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $60,312.99 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KINDALL R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $60,312.99 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, AGNES K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $60,312.99 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ALICIA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $60,312.99 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, AGNES Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $60,312.99 Date 12/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SHELLEY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,312.86 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNS, CECIL A Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,312.35 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,311.94 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, HENRY Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $60,311.75 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, BRENDAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,310.64 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON TOMAINE, JULIA M Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $60,310.60 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMANN, GALE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $60,310.54 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAH, ABDOUL K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,309.85 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, ROBIN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $60,309.66 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, BRANDI L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,309.66 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETT, ELIZABETH J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,309.38 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACK, MARK R Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $60,309.29 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS-LAURA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,309.26 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, STANLEY P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,309.25 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, LUZ MARINA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $60,309.11 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, MICHAEL S Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $60,308.84 Date 03/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIE, VINCE E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,308.74 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLSCH, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $60,308.72 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, STEVIE Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $60,308.56 Date 07/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, REGINALD B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $60,308.38 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTAGLIA, TONI A Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,308.36 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MURO, ANTHONY F Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,308.20 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTON, JOHN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,308.20 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, KEISHA-LOU A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,308.16 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAJACIC, JOHN F Employer name Village of Angola Amount $60,308.01 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BONTE, NICHOLAS G Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $60,307.82 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TONY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,307.47 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MATTHEW R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,307.46 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $60,307.17 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUELE, LYNN E Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $60,307.08 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROHN, DONALD P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,306.91 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHIRICO, BETTY J Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $60,306.87 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, DAVID Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $60,306.84 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICARIO, LAWRENCE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,306.60 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUTER, ANN M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,306.47 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, LISA F Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $60,306.27 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DONALD P Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,306.08 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DELL, DAVID Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,306.03 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMER, SCOTT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,305.78 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, RICHARD P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,305.72 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,305.52 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System