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 ANDERSON, NANCY Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,815.32 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSHOTT, DEAN R Employer name Village of Attica Amount $59,815.30 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOLDMAN, JENNIFER A Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $59,815.12 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LIONEL, SR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,815.10 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDHENK, JO ANN R Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,814.98 Date 03/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CYRIL N, JR Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,814.92 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, PEGGY S Employer name Springville-Griffith Inst CSD Amount $59,814.69 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLETTE, ROSEMARY D Employer name Education Department Amount $59,814.63 Date 03/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNELLER, RITA Employer name Education Department Amount $59,814.63 Date 09/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, REGINA Employer name Education Department Amount $59,814.63 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JACQUELINE Employer name Education Department Amount $59,814.63 Date 02/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JEANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,814.63 Date 11/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,814.63 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELLATHURAI, NAVARATNAM Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,814.63 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDENSI, VICTOR N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $59,814.63 Date 04/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNG, LEON S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,814.63 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSISTINAS, DANIEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,814.63 Date 05/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, MATHAI N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,814.63 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGERMAN, BRIAN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,814.56 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRONOWSKI, MARC J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,814.46 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, ROSALINDA J Employer name Chester UFSD 1 Amount $59,814.39 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACELLA, DENISE Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $59,814.19 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, BARBARA M Employer name Orange County Amount $59,813.87 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENAS, ANA M Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,813.84 Date 11/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINLING, LINVAL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,813.60 Date 01/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, DEVIN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,813.27 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDNAGLE, NELLY Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,812.31 Date 10/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSHKOWITZ, EVELYN L Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $59,812.08 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESWIADOMY, MATHEW R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,811.97 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDELL, PATRICIA E Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,811.87 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, JEROME E Employer name Erie County Amount $59,811.87 Date 08/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TONIA Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $59,811.79 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILROY, ROSEMARY P Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $59,811.55 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKEFORD, CHARICE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,811.05 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,811.04 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, DEBORAH J Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,810.80 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARSING, AARON T Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,810.75 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENS, DARRELL Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,810.68 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILOVICH, MICHAEL Employer name Rockland County Amount $59,810.64 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, LEWIS R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,810.41 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, DESIREE L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,810.35 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTON, TYRONE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,810.34 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRISON, DANIELA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,809.80 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKESON, CAROL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,809.40 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRYJAK, JOHN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,808.84 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, JUDY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,808.76 Date 04/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JUDITH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,808.68 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERESKY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $59,808.41 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEKAJ, MARGARITA Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $59,808.12 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $59,808.06 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, KEITH R Employer name Erie County Amount $59,808.05 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, SUSAN I Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,807.72 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, JANELL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,807.64 Date 02/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, PATRICIA K Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $59,807.57 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDINO, ROBERTO Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,807.42 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, EDWIN T, SR Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $59,807.40 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, DENISE K Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $59,807.32 Date 02/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOPHOCLEOUS, GEORGE C Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $59,807.18 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVUZZI, PHYLLIS A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $59,806.99 Date 10/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, TRACY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,806.83 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, BENJAMIN C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,806.60 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BU, MARIA R Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,805.35 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORRAY, LETITIA O Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $59,805.26 Date 05/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES A Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,805.23 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, SAMUEL, JR Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $59,804.16 Date 11/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JEFFREY P Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $59,803.99 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSELLA, CATHLEEN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,803.72 Date 06/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, ROBERT Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $59,803.65 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TARA Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,802.96 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAROV, VIRGINIA G Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,802.63 Date 02/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, RAE ANN Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $59,802.42 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSCHART, PATRICK B Employer name Broome County Amount $59,802.25 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONAGGIO, GINAMARIE K Employer name Jericho Public Library Amount $59,802.08 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRITTEN, MARK A Employer name Whitesboro CSD Amount $59,802.02 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, ROSE ANNE Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $59,801.80 Date 10/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, RAMON Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,801.70 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHARLES C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,801.62 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGES, DAVID W Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,801.52 Date 12/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINETTI, ANTHONY Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,801.46 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROOKS, JUDITH Employer name Education Department Amount $59,801.42 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIP, PATRICIA G Employer name Orange County Amount $59,801.15 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITETTO, KRISTEN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,801.02 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCHO, REBECCA S Employer name Broome County Amount $59,800.99 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Broome County Amount $59,800.99 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, BRYAN P Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $59,800.72 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ANDEN, JAMES J Employer name Town of Union Vale Amount $59,800.15 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, RICHARD B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $59,799.83 Date 04/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SANDRA L Employer name Madison County Amount $59,799.76 Date 08/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, LAURA L Employer name Education Department Amount $59,799.60 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAUS, CHERYL L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,799.60 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRZYSKI, KATHLEEN C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,799.38 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZZELL, CHERIE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,799.36 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSOMANNO, ELEANORE M Employer name Office NYS Inspector General Amount $59,799.15 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIN, JAYSON P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,799.10 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMAN, ARTHUR C Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $59,799.08 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, KIMBERLY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $59,799.06 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, JAMES D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,798.97 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSEL, JOHN N Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $59,798.65 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,798.48 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDDER, DEBORAH J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,798.18 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System