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 FOX, DONALD J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,134.56 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONE, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $60,134.13 Date 08/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, JAMES P Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,133.88 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOY Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $60,133.72 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, ALWIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $60,133.48 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEJCIC, SANDRA Employer name Oneida County Amount $60,133.47 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, EDWARD A Employer name Delaware County Amount $60,133.37 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, RONALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,133.29 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, KEVIN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $60,132.66 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, RICHARD A, JR Employer name City of Auburn Amount $60,132.61 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, DONALD M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,132.61 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN C Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $60,131.93 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ERIC W Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $60,131.52 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, KAREN L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $60,131.52 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DAVID J Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $60,131.31 Date 04/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, TIERRA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $60,131.23 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTO, ERIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,131.17 Date 05/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIELLO, KATHLEEN Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $60,130.97 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, JAMES A, II Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,130.90 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LAURENCE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,130.72 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKERBRAUN, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $60,130.72 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPIELLO, GERARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,129.36 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEIGHT, JOHN T Employer name Ulster County Amount $60,129.22 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $60,129.11 Date 09/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JAY C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,128.82 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, KIM M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,128.65 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TYRONE K Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $60,128.62 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, DEBORAH PECK Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $60,128.34 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSKI, BERNADETTE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $60,128.34 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, DAVID A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,128.30 Date 12/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMICA, TODD J Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $60,127.95 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIGT, FELICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $60,127.59 Date 06/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JASON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $60,127.30 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, BRIANNA M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $60,127.26 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, ROBERT A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $60,126.77 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBURG, SCOTT D Employer name City of Oswego Amount $60,126.40 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CORINNE S Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $60,126.19 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTISON, CARL P Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $60,126.18 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, KEVIN T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,125.97 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCY, JOSEPH R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $60,125.92 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, SUSAN M Employer name Peru CSD Amount $60,125.68 Date 03/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, WILLIAM J Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,125.49 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MARRA C Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $60,125.42 Date 08/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TILTON, GAYLE D Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,125.16 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANG, MARY JOAN Employer name Niagara County Amount $60,125.15 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHES, RALPH D, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $60,125.14 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIUL, SHAWN W G Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $60,124.54 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORE, CECILIA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,124.32 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, OLITA J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,123.94 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEA, FRANCES R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APUZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, REBECCA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECERRA, MARISOL N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, MOISES Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMM, JEFFREY J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPIRITUSANTO, ANGELICA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESCONE, CHRISTINA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DARYL T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, SCOTT B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSLOWE, SHAWNA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 09/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, SHERYL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, HEATHER A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, GLEN A, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, DIANE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATALE, MAUREEN E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, DEBORAH L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARK E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, MELISSA K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,123.88 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUHRS, RHEA E Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $60,123.47 Date 09/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUDENTE, CAROLYN A Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $60,123.46 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORR, PHILLIP J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $60,123.41 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Clay Amount $60,122.78 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, MARK C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,122.75 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIXON, TEMEKA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $60,122.59 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, SUTANA M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,122.53 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSSOM, COURTNEY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,122.50 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAL, JOHN J, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,122.04 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENENBAUM, SHARON Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $60,121.56 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALWORTH, LAWRENCE S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,121.55 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, LORI A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $60,121.48 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNNELL, LAUREN E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,121.05 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANNER, MICHAEL P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $60,120.70 Date 05/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSEL, YVONNE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,120.66 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ALEXANDER, JR Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $60,120.64 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, JOSEPH G Employer name Clinton County Amount $60,120.56 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYNICE, ALPHONEL Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $60,120.56 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARISEL C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,119.81 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAUREN K Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $60,119.81 Date 08/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JAVAN A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $60,119.78 Date 06/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONROD, BRADFORD Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $60,119.76 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KARL F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,119.49 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMSTEAD, EUGENE E Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $60,119.49 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, BRENDA LEE Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $60,119.04 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEKO, JEFFREY K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $60,118.68 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSTODI, DEBORAH A Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $60,118.33 Date 05/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, MATTHEW M Employer name Fulton County Amount $60,118.22 Date 04/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, DENISE J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $60,118.13 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, JOYCE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,117.28 Date 03/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System