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 SMITH, STEVEN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,778.59 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, TROY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,778.57 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, JOSE M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,778.30 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, SUSAN J Employer name Beacon City School Dist Amount $59,778.22 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATCHER, MARY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,777.53 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDELL, MARIA L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,777.00 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, ROBERTA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,776.84 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNATORE, ANTONIO J Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $59,776.39 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, KELLY S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,776.34 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMM, GEOFFREY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,776.27 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, BONNIE Employer name Allegany County Amount $59,776.19 Date 08/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DANIEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,775.96 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, EDWARD, III Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $59,775.01 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, RITA V Employer name Albany County Amount $59,775.00 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNON, JOEL M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,774.89 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALONE, STEVEN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,774.87 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDERONE, JAMES P, JR Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $59,774.66 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,774.38 Date 07/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS L, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,774.29 Date 01/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TINA L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $59,774.26 Date 06/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALBIG, JODI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,774.22 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGEMAN, BAIRD M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $59,774.10 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAEDJE, ROBERT R Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $59,773.50 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHELLE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,773.49 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFAT, CHRISTINE K Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,773.22 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, MICHAEL G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,773.12 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, IAN M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $59,772.91 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLADE, MICHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,771.52 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RENIKA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,771.37 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYDE, BRUCE , SR Employer name Town of Scriba Amount $59,771.35 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSBERRY, LORENZO M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,771.13 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'QUAIN, STACI M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $59,770.96 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROXANE G Employer name Sherrill City School Dist Amount $59,770.80 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNESH, GUY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,770.59 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, DAVID Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,770.27 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARC, RONALD P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,770.02 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, IRIS J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,769.99 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,769.97 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LOUISE T Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,769.95 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAW, FLORENCE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,769.85 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATS, MARIE Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $59,769.78 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOND, MICHAEL S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,769.63 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK S Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $59,769.58 Date 06/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSON, LEE B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,769.43 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNER, TODD J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,769.39 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, PATRICK G Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $59,769.29 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, DENISE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $59,769.23 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, WILFRED Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,768.70 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JANET L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,768.10 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAMILIA, MARYANN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $59,767.96 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEALEY, CHARLES H, III Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $59,767.92 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLIVER, RYAN P Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $59,767.87 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, MEGAN E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,767.82 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENISON, RICKY A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,767.65 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, AMANDA J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,767.26 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, GENA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,767.10 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, ERIC P Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,767.10 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYC, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $59,767.10 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNE, ROSEMARY A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,767.03 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORGE, JEANETTE F Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $59,766.78 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROBERT B, JR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,766.71 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ELLEN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,766.51 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, SANDRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,766.42 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, CAROLYN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,766.33 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, WENDY J Employer name Schalmont CSD Amount $59,766.26 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JOHN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,766.08 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,765.79 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERSEY, ERIC Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,765.70 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Montgomery County Amount $59,765.58 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, STEVEN W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,765.18 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGGAZI, KARIMA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,764.97 Date 09/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAAFIR, MICHAEL H Employer name Department of State Amount $59,764.87 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGITTAY, ANN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,764.72 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOONS, CATHERINE M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,764.12 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, JEFFERY D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,763.75 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, RYAN A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,763.70 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, CHRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,763.48 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, ALEXANDER J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $59,763.39 Date 12/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, NICOLE D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $59,763.15 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFKO, RYAN C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,763.12 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, LORI L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,763.07 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATCHELDER, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $59,762.91 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLGAN, LAURIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,762.87 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINA, SALVATORE J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,762.83 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, FRANCIS A Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $59,762.82 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, TIMOTHY C Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $59,762.64 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBLER, CARL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $59,762.20 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, LORI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,761.96 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDIS, LEAH E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $59,761.88 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, CRAIG T Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,761.86 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, LEAH MARIE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,761.70 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBETTA, DENNIS K Employer name Town of Parma Amount $59,761.32 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUIGNAN, ASHLEY M H Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,761.20 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, LIZZET Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,761.10 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRIKS, STEVEN J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,760.42 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODLEY, JOHN T, JR Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $59,760.39 Date 02/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,760.27 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JORGE L Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $59,760.21 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIER, KAREN MC SHARRY Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,760.07 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICK, JULIE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,760.05 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System