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 SPEELMAN, KENNETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,117.21 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTER, CHERYL L Employer name Erie County Amount $60,117.10 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, NANCY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,117.02 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, PAMELA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $60,116.89 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAMONACO, MARVIN A, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $60,116.67 Date 12/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, BARBARA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $60,116.36 Date 09/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCH, TODD S Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $60,116.20 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLOUX, JOSHUA G Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,116.03 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIO, HEDWIG Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $60,115.95 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, TORRI A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,115.85 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, MICHAEL J Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $60,115.35 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, P JAY Employer name City of Elmira Amount $60,115.32 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JANET E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $60,115.28 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNO, VINCENZO Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $60,115.23 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, MICHELLE Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $60,115.00 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, ROBERT A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $60,114.86 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, WILLIAM A, III Employer name Office For Technology Amount $60,114.40 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, THOMAS J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,114.31 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, LINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $60,114.29 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRKLER, JOSEPH A Employer name Beaver River CSD Amount $60,114.24 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIOCCHETTI, DIANE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $60,114.18 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PATRICIA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $60,113.96 Date 04/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KENNETH W, JR Employer name Town of Hopewell Amount $60,113.82 Date 08/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, SAMUEL R Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $60,113.26 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL SIGNORE, SARAH K Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,113.08 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, DANIELLE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,112.89 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIM, DEREK S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,112.57 Date 06/18/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $60,112.57 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULUBIYO, EMMANUEL O Employer name Erie County Amount $60,112.48 Date 01/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TATIA Z Employer name Gouverneur CSD Amount $60,112.41 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUND, BILL F Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $60,112.30 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELINI, MARY ELLEN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $60,112.12 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDUF, JASON D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $60,112.02 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDIAMY, LIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,111.38 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, MARY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $60,111.28 Date 07/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, ADAM M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,111.15 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHEN, GARTH C Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $60,110.99 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRDLESTONE, KIMBERLY S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $60,110.80 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, KEVIN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $60,110.64 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, CAROL Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $60,110.34 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, LOGAN T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,110.29 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JORGE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $60,110.21 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORGAN, GREGORY E Employer name Village of Spencerport Amount $60,110.14 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, CLARENCE W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,110.11 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOECK, MARYLA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $60,110.06 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CATHERINE E Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, KIM M Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MONICA R Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 01/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OERTEL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYWAR-HOUSE, MARGUERITE M Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERI A Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRASK, LUCINDA M Employer name Education Department Amount $60,109.77 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHELA, JEANNE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,109.77 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, GEORGE F Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $60,109.66 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE QUARTO, JEREMY P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,109.63 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARYNA, SHAWN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $60,109.57 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $60,109.55 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANS, WILLIAM B, JR Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $60,109.51 Date 03/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEEST, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Tuxedo UFSD Amount $60,109.42 Date 08/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKENSIES, MARYKATE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $60,109.16 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, BETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $60,109.12 Date 04/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, DOROTA ANNA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $60,108.97 Date 12/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PIETRO, MARY E Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $60,108.72 Date 11/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYTON, DEBORAH L Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $60,108.20 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,108.14 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCHIAVI, LUKE J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,108.12 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, ERICK L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $60,108.11 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSIMANO, ANTHONY Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $60,108.11 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTO, PAUL L Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $60,107.84 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNK, PATRICIA D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,107.83 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, MALKAH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSTEIN, YISROEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMPIERRE, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, MICHAEL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTON, JANICE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, O'NEIL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, HELEN H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKHEYEV, IHOR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVOL, ADAM D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, MONICA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, PAOLA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SABY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASILENKO, VITA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,107.60 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, EFRAIM P Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $60,107.59 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAY, MARK T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $60,107.54 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUGAYEV, VLADIMIR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $60,107.50 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHN R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $60,106.86 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, VINCENT L Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $60,106.08 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, PATRICK O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,105.93 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNACI, ROBERT Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $60,105.79 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, KENNY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,105.30 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINS, JASPAL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $60,105.30 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCOAST, THOMAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $60,105.27 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, DAVID G Employer name Rockland County Amount $60,105.00 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUFKY, SUSAN M Employer name Broome County Amount $60,104.94 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, MICHAEL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,104.79 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESPER, TAMMY M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $60,104.23 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACHTERA, ANDREW P Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $60,104.08 Date 10/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,103.73 Date 11/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System