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 PICKERING, APRIL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,848.57 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOITOVICH, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $59,848.38 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, JULIETTE H Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,848.36 Date 09/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOON, DENNIS A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,848.12 Date 01/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, DEBRA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,847.93 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, WILLIAM A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,847.58 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, MIKE P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $59,847.50 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRY, PHILLIPA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,847.46 Date 10/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, ALYSSA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,847.44 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMP, LOUIS W Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,847.44 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, DAVID Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $59,847.35 Date 08/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, JULIO Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $59,847.27 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAN, YI-MEI Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $59,847.18 Date 02/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, NATALIA E Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,847.07 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYTKO, HALYNA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $59,846.95 Date 04/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, DOUGLAS A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,846.88 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTCHKISS, GEORGE C Employer name Village of Manchester Amount $59,846.50 Date 12/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, MEGAN P Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $59,846.25 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETITHOMME-FILSAIME, GELINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,845.85 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, RYAN M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $59,845.40 Date 02/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, JESUS M Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,845.40 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERKER, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $59,845.37 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRNBAUM, ROD I Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,845.18 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRER, WILLIAM A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,845.17 Date 03/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRICKE, GARY P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,844.45 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KENNETH M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $59,844.40 Date 10/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACHE, DAVID R Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $59,844.31 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSNER, DAVID F Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,844.21 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, GLENN D Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $59,844.02 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, MICHELE A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $59,843.41 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILLANTINO, ANGELA R Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,843.08 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, TAMMI C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,843.07 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,842.95 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNOTTI, JOHN A Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $59,842.75 Date 09/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNE, OLIVIA Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $59,842.74 Date 10/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RHONDA L Employer name Erie County Amount $59,842.51 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIF, JASON L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $59,842.37 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, JAMES A Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $59,842.28 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJADHARSINGH, CHERRYL ANN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $59,842.19 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, ERICA G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,841.56 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRING, SUE ANN Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $59,841.46 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JEFFREY C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,841.29 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANZO, SUSAN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,841.21 Date 09/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, JENNIFER A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $59,841.11 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANABRIA, SHEILA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,841.08 Date 11/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVIS, KUYLER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,841.00 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, JACLYN K Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,840.88 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,840.81 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, PHILIP J, III Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $59,840.78 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINENFELSER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $59,840.60 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ROBIN MARIE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,840.56 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, GEORGE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,840.39 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORMOSKI, BRIAN M Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $59,840.37 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LAURA M Employer name Putnam County Amount $59,840.10 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JILL E Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $59,840.02 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENKENBERGER, ERIN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,839.84 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, VICTORIA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,839.76 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTELL, ROSS F Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,839.73 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MARK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,839.70 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, JOEL A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $59,839.49 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, MARK R Employer name Genesee County Amount $59,839.45 Date 05/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADAU, AMANDA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,839.42 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MATTHEW A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,839.39 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, ANGELA G Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $59,838.95 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBIAK, JESSICA M Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $59,838.86 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADOME, PHILIP Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,838.84 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHARLES E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $59,838.77 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLI, THOMAS R Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $59,838.68 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, ERIC C Employer name Albany County Amount $59,838.06 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPMANN, BETTE B Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $59,837.85 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, SANDRA Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,837.84 Date 11/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, CAROL C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,837.74 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,837.64 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIER, DAVID W Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,837.27 Date 03/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCHIOLO, LAWRENCE G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,837.25 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NILES, VICTOR D Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,837.23 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCONI, TARRA J Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,837.20 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, RYAN T Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,837.12 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDREAU, SCOTT A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,836.92 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, F MARY Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,836.80 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSI, MICHAEL Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,836.76 Date 10/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DERRICK Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,836.62 Date 01/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,836.52 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, MAUREEN P Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,836.40 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSO, THERESA E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,836.40 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRITT, DAWN MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,836.30 Date 09/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLURA, MARIA R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $59,836.28 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTON, WENDY L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $59,835.93 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PATRICIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,835.39 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHAND, AMY E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,835.36 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, JAMES J Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,835.30 Date 03/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAUL R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,835.08 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSENISON, SCOTT P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $59,834.94 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JAMES J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,834.85 Date 04/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHLSTROM, BJORN J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $59,834.41 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FROST, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $59,833.67 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLOVACH, CODY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,833.58 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Education Department Amount $59,832.84 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLONE, BARBARA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $59,832.71 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWETT, MATTHEW T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,832.29 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System