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 WILSON, TERRY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,168.13 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZAROS, KRISTA M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $60,168.10 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOSTO, NANCY H Employer name Division of State Police Amount $60,168.07 Date 06/15/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHSAN, SAMINA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $60,168.00 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT E Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $60,167.86 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHSE, RUBY A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,167.69 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWAKANMA, ULOAKU Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,167.69 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, VERDIE E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $60,167.61 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOCHETTA, LOUISA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,167.43 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUY, JOSEPH, SR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,167.33 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ADRIA M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $60,167.03 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULHANE-GIZZI, PATRICIA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,166.88 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITLER, THOMAS S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,166.77 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNO, KRISTEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,166.48 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALONE, JUDY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,166.27 Date 10/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, MAXIMILIAN R Employer name Chenango County Amount $60,166.00 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLICA, LAUREN Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $60,165.92 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, GERALDINE Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $60,165.77 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, JUSTIN P Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $60,165.50 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, RODNEY K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $60,165.47 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JULIE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,165.39 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALLON, LAURA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,164.92 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLISSY, JENNIFER L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $60,164.72 Date 09/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, THOMAS O Employer name Oswego County Amount $60,164.56 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMANS, SUSAN M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $60,163.86 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JANAUD J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $60,163.75 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAVANAUGH, MICHELLE Y Employer name Orange County Amount $60,163.12 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNITZER, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $60,163.11 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, LAURIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,162.88 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, ROY W, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $60,162.86 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICHERA, MELISSA S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $60,162.70 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, DENNIS G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,162.70 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKWELL, LEIGHTON K Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,162.29 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,162.26 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, MARY H Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,162.16 Date 09/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBOHN, JUSTIN A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,162.08 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LOUISE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,161.95 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBIE, AMBER E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $60,161.90 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YESSE, GINA H Employer name Montgomery County Amount $60,161.74 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, ROMA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,161.71 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORKA, KATHRYN A Employer name Leg Task Force Reapportionment Amount $60,161.35 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESS, AIYETORO A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,161.32 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUKLIS, RONALD J Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $60,161.00 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEINITZ, STEVEN W Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $60,161.00 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDAT, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $60,160.79 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLES, JASON R Employer name City of Olean Amount $60,160.57 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COTTEN, KATRINA A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,160.48 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, ELIZABETH D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,160.46 Date 01/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSZUST, DARLENE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,160.22 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNLE, BRITTANY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,159.95 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAWACKI, KYLE S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,159.86 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AREY, PAUL J, II Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,159.62 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRAGUE, JED J Employer name Essex County Amount $60,159.02 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRIS G Employer name City of Troy Amount $60,158.53 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, MICHELLE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,158.34 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, SOL ANGEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,158.30 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPHAEL, PAMELA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $60,157.99 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENISE D Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $60,157.57 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHELA, RAMSIS F, JR Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $60,157.46 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINICK, NATHAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $60,157.23 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, PLYNIE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $60,157.14 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEACH, RONALD D Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $60,157.00 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, ARTHUR H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,156.70 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, JULIE W Employer name Jefferson County Amount $60,156.52 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KATHY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $60,156.47 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGOLYER, BARBARA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,155.70 Date 02/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, JENNY H Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $60,155.47 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRYSLER, GREGORY R Employer name Village of Marcellus Amount $60,155.44 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOJICA, JUAN R Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $60,155.43 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCIODIETA, BEVERLY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,155.42 Date 10/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHOOMES, ARETHA M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $60,155.12 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, ERIC S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $60,154.90 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, LOUIS J, II Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $60,154.74 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, RYAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,154.70 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEEKES, JUNIOR A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,154.61 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, MARTHA E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $60,154.35 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELIFIE, GEORGYNA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $60,154.03 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MORGAN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,153.89 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLACK, TERAH L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $60,153.68 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, CAROL A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $60,153.63 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE, RODNEY G Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $60,153.42 Date 09/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNARD, GARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $60,153.40 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDY, CAROL A Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $60,153.38 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, LAWRENCE R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,153.31 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, LANCE A Employer name South Seneca CSD Amount $60,153.26 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKER, TINA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,153.25 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, TAWANA R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,153.13 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULBA, ERIC P Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $60,153.09 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, REGINA C Employer name Herkimer CSD Amount $60,152.80 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, NORA M Employer name Greene County Amount $60,152.75 Date 10/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,152.65 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, THERESA A Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $60,152.27 Date 09/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLO, JUAN C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,152.26 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GEORGE E, JR Employer name City of Oswego Amount $60,152.15 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, RITA J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $60,151.54 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, MARK A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $60,151.45 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KELLI A Employer name Franklin County Amount $60,151.26 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SARA J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $60,151.22 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERY, MICHAEL L Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $60,151.17 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECISZ, TIMOTHY E Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $60,150.74 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System