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 PATTON, KENNETH J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $59,997.77 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Wheatfield Amount $59,997.36 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PERSONERIE, MARILYN J Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,997.35 Date 04/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,997.29 Date 01/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, TYLER L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $59,997.03 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JANET M Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $59,996.81 Date 04/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANOSA, PHYLLIS Employer name West Babylon Public Library Amount $59,996.74 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, JAVIER E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $59,996.61 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, SHAINA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,996.49 Date 08/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFMAN, JON L Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $59,995.99 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Hastings Amount $59,995.87 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCAMONE, MARION C Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $59,995.85 Date 05/17/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, BRIAN P Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $59,995.74 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, STEPHANIE L Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,995.73 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, CHARLOTTE J Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,995.56 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $59,995.36 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HELEN M Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $59,995.34 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, THOMAS R Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,995.23 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, CHRISTANIA R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,995.21 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, SHUNDENA J Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,995.17 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRIANNI, JUSTIN P Employer name Albany County Amount $59,995.02 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, REBECCA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,994.90 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DAVE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,994.86 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFFERT, NANCY Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,994.74 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JILL A Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $59,994.66 Date 10/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, MARC A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $59,994.52 Date 02/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, ANTOINE T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,994.29 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLESWORTH, JOHNATHAN T Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,994.17 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, DEBORAH A Employer name Phoenix CSD Amount $59,994.14 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, RICHARD G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,994.09 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, DANIEL J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,993.99 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAZZELL, WILLIAM E Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,993.55 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, BLOSSOM A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $59,993.35 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERON, RAFAEL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,992.94 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBLENZ, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $59,992.92 Date 12/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,992.85 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, DARLENE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,992.85 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, ALISON M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,992.67 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, NICOLE M Employer name Delaware County Amount $59,992.42 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, COLLEEN K Employer name Barker CSD Amount $59,992.34 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAIDEL, BROOKE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,992.33 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRUZZI, JAMES V Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,992.22 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERMAN, DALE S Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $59,992.05 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NI CASTRO, CODY D Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,991.76 Date 02/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBOWSKI, THOMAS J Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $59,991.75 Date 08/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, SUZZANNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,991.51 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINEHART, WAYNE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,990.56 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, CRYSTALYN Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,990.51 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLAKOWSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $59,990.21 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSEN, APRIL M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,989.86 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTWEIN, WALTER R Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,989.85 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PAULA R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,989.73 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JAMES J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $59,989.38 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GAIL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,989.08 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENDINO, JESSICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,989.07 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, KEVIN T Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $59,988.91 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIN, CATHERINE T Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,988.68 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JOSHUA K Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,988.54 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTER-SMITH, JOAN P Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,988.41 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN H Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $59,987.74 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDMANN, ADAM E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,987.73 Date 10/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, MICHAEL K Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $59,987.51 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, AVA F Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $59,987.49 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, NORA K Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $59,987.40 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JENNA L Employer name Erie County Amount $59,987.21 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, PATRICK J, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $59,987.16 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, CHARLES R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,987.01 Date 10/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINES, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,986.94 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSMAN, RICHARD S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,986.73 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSLER, JACKIE LYN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,986.54 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO DOLCE, ROBERT P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,985.61 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEVEN L Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,985.56 Date 06/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROAT, TIMOTHY M Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $59,985.40 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANLEY, SALVATORE P Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,985.32 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOAKER, KEVIN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,985.07 Date 01/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, RICKY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,984.83 Date 10/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, MICHAEL R Employer name New Hartford CSD Amount $59,984.75 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, PATRICK M Employer name Attica CSD Amount $59,984.75 Date 01/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WABSHINAK, WENDY A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $59,984.72 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMBOLI, DOMINIQUE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,984.53 Date 07/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, KELLY J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,984.40 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, JOHN A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,984.40 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROURKE, MICHELE M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $59,984.40 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOHN J, III Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,984.32 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIEL P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,984.28 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOLLMAN, KIMBERLY M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,984.22 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-FRERE, RAYMOND Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,984.15 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARST, XIN QUN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,983.96 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES-RODRIGUEZ, ROBYN R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,983.87 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLET, JASON B Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,983.82 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTALEK, GERALD A, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $59,983.80 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDE, MICHAEL A Employer name Hermon-Dekalb CSD Amount $59,983.47 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFILETTI, JACLYN M Employer name Village of Bronxville Amount $59,982.86 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAGLI, ANTHONY I Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $59,982.51 Date 11/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGGE, MICHELLE Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,981.87 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, ALLISON N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,981.69 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRCHILD, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,981.58 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNGE, JOHN H, JR Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,981.58 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CAROLYN A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $59,981.58 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, KIM I Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,981.47 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System