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 ROGERS, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $59,832.28 Date 02/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, BETH ANNE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,831.95 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHAU, RONALD K Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,831.68 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, RANAY FRANCES Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,831.42 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULISE, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $59,831.21 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, BRUCE A Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $59,831.18 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYDUSHEK, JOHN F, III Employer name Albany County Amount $59,831.08 Date 11/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIESZEK, KRZYSZTOF Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $59,831.07 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, SHERRY A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,831.03 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBACH-SANCHEZ, MALGORZATA L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,831.02 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZI, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,830.41 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBULEAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $59,829.98 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATTEDRA, LORENZO Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,829.22 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBCZAK, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,829.06 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBRA, JAMES X Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $59,828.94 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, MELISSA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,828.81 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, KAREN A Employer name West Genesee CSD Amount $59,828.80 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAGHAN, THOMAS S Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,828.73 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRABRANT, STEVEN R, II Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,828.71 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, DANIEL G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,828.59 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARELA, ROBERTO E Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,828.33 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BEVERLY A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,828.22 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTING, TERRY L Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $59,828.00 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCULICK, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $59,827.84 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, KENNETH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,827.73 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNDALES, JOSEPHINE G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,827.57 Date 09/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICCINO, RAYMOND A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,827.53 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAD, AHMED Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $59,827.28 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALES-JUDD, TAWANNA D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,827.27 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MAKEBA S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,827.14 Date 01/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, MARY C Employer name Yates County Amount $59,826.95 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANA, SALVADOR R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $59,826.91 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELIONE, JEANETTE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,826.90 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, STEPHANIE C Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $59,826.58 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRONSKI, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,826.45 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $59,826.40 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PATRICK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,826.13 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEJO, ALIANNA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,826.04 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENIK, BRIAN F Employer name Putnam County Amount $59,825.90 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNSTEIN, MARGARET T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,825.89 Date 02/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UZAN, CHANTALLE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,825.69 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, BRIAN P Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $59,825.53 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORN, DARRYL A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $59,825.48 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, DEAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $59,825.36 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZZOLARI, ROSALBA Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $59,825.28 Date 05/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $59,825.28 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, DAWN E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $59,825.28 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, LOUIS A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $59,825.09 Date 11/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, DALIA N Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $59,824.77 Date 08/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LORENZO, JOSEPH V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,824.61 Date 01/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KATHRYN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,824.39 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, STEPHEN M, JR Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,824.18 Date 06/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALMENDIER, BRIAN S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,824.08 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,823.88 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, RHANDI R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,823.85 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMINGDALE, KATHLEEN G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $59,823.83 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVEU, BRIAN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,823.75 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHURTER, KARL E Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,823.72 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYBEE, STEPHEN J A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,823.70 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, NATHAN P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $59,823.69 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MAUREEN R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,823.64 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, JEANNE E Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $59,823.32 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTIE, CHANDRADAT Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $59,823.22 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEAGER, JONATHAN W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $59,822.78 Date 01/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $59,822.44 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZFEGER, SUSAN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,822.37 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOMMA, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,822.34 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPERWHEAT, JUSTIN L Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,822.33 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, BRIAN M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $59,822.00 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVO, JASON R Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $59,821.91 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEICH, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $59,821.65 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANCIR, ALAN R Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $59,821.08 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRYDE, KENNETH, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,821.06 Date 04/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONGER, STEVEN H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,821.02 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARVEY, LINDA M Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $59,820.93 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDGE, MICHAEL R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,820.91 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOUMJIAN, LISA D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,820.59 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COE, MICHAEL K Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $59,820.51 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALUPEN, RODOLFO B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,820.49 Date 03/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, NICHOLAS C Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,820.27 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRDSONG, ALICIA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,820.04 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JOHN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,819.85 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIL, KATHRYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,819.51 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, TABITHA L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,819.30 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNGERFORD, RANDY C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,819.23 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATRED, TERESA M Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $59,818.94 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHRENS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,818.83 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, ROY S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $59,818.82 Date 02/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, MAUREEN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,818.58 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, DANNY C Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $59,818.50 Date 12/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRHARDT, ANDREW J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,818.44 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAJDAS, JOSEPH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,818.05 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, JOHANNA H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,817.95 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDWAH, SUMINTRA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,817.66 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS-BLISS, CYNTHIA Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,817.53 Date 07/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, DAWN E Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,817.17 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINZA, AMBER L Employer name Hornell City School Dist Amount $59,817.16 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERIDGE, BARBARA J Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,816.87 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, HEATHER L Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $59,816.30 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMAL, A HM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,815.60 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System