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 WAGNER, JAMES H Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $59,759.96 Date 11/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, KATHRYN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $59,759.95 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, BRIAN J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $59,759.84 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAR, JULIA ANN Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,759.53 Date 04/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, TERRENCE P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,759.37 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, RICHARD N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,759.11 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WARNER, DALE L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $59,759.04 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, JAMES C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $59,758.67 Date 05/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,758.46 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNYE, DEBRA G Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,758.41 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHIRLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,758.27 Date 01/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKEMORE, JOSEPHINE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,758.04 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMERALDI, LISA J Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $59,757.71 Date 12/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ANDREW H Employer name Albany County Amount $59,757.63 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, FERNANDO A Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $59,756.93 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DELISA M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,756.80 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORONTO, VINCENT R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,756.50 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, LAURA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,756.37 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGAN, STACEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,756.03 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNER, BRENDON A Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $59,755.95 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MICHAEL P Employer name Fulton County Amount $59,755.50 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,755.24 Date 05/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKETT, JOHN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,755.20 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, MONTE Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $59,754.82 Date 12/18/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDI, DEBORA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $59,754.79 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, HEATHER E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,754.65 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, BRANDON A Employer name Town of Greenfield Amount $59,754.11 Date 11/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVERSON, STEVIE E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $59,753.99 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, ERVIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,753.92 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITER, JUSTIN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $59,753.67 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name UHLL, JOSEPH C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,753.31 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWTIN, DENISE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,753.24 Date 06/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCZEK, RICHARD Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,753.18 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUCHY, THOMAS J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $59,752.99 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTIS, RICKEY L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,752.84 Date 11/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNAFIELD, CRYSTAL B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $59,752.11 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEREK E Employer name Columbia County Amount $59,752.10 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,752.06 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RALTON A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,751.57 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, RYAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,751.54 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TINA M Employer name Albany County Amount $59,751.20 Date 08/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SHERRI L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $59,751.15 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,750.94 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHERYL Y Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $59,750.37 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYHL, JOSEPH T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,750.28 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMNY, CECILIA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,750.15 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, RICHARD J Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $59,750.02 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANUELE, ANITA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,749.60 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, EDWARD J Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,749.25 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, ERIC Employer name Albany County Amount $59,749.24 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNETTA, LAWRENCE R, III Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $59,749.18 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANESSIAN, DAVID H Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,748.94 Date 02/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, MICHELE R Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,748.74 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMACHER, WENDY A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,748.72 Date 08/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ROBERT E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,748.71 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONDSEL, CHERYL A Employer name Haldane CSD - Philipstown Amount $59,748.54 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, DAWN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,748.16 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, ROBERT L Employer name Albany County Amount $59,748.15 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMAN, TAV J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,748.10 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARTIN J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $59,748.07 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHANDELL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,747.99 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUKOWSKI, EDMUND L, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,747.76 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISERA, LISA M Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $59,747.67 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDRICKSON, MARY Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,747.56 Date 01/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASPER, TAYLOR K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,747.32 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNARO, ARSENIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,747.22 Date 12/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATZELMAN, ALBERT M Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $59,747.17 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARGARET T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,747.09 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YIFEN Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,746.80 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, KAREN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,746.62 Date 01/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, PAUL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,746.57 Date 07/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, STEVEN D Employer name Education Department Amount $59,746.23 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIVER, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Clay Amount $59,745.72 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, ANTHONY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,745.70 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORNAK, KRISTEN F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,745.42 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, MARY E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,745.25 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOGLIOSI, CATHERINE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $59,745.25 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHAEL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,745.11 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAINO, MICHAEL N Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,745.10 Date 08/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, BRENDA J Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $59,744.95 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONE, PAMELA F Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,744.54 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, ASTRID M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,744.54 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, JOHN E, JR Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $59,744.54 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODDY, PEGGY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,744.54 Date 08/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LINDSAY B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WANDA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 09/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ELIZABETH K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALKA, ADAM B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 11/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTES, DARLEEN Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCHLEY, BETH R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIE, PHILIP E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,744.54 Date 12/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERWANGER, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 01/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, DENNIS J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, KENNETH P Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 02/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARWIN, DENNIS M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, JAMES D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RICHARD T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 05/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESSIE, KATHLEEN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEFFREY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 12/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATSOS, DANIEL R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $59,744.54 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System