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 MC CARTHY, JAMES D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,744.43 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTSHORNE, SHEENA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,744.29 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, OMAR C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,744.13 Date 01/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, GABRIEL V, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,743.64 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, AMELIA D Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $59,743.54 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANIA, ROBIN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,743.32 Date 09/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CAROLE RENEE Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,743.32 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMMINELLO, JOANNE T Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,743.32 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, DAVID G Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $59,743.32 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, ANTHONY N Employer name Education Department Amount $59,743.32 Date 10/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNAN, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $59,743.32 Date 09/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANCZYK, MARILEE H Employer name Education Department Amount $59,743.32 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, DANIEL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,743.32 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTTA, JHANSI R Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,743.32 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVOLDI, RUSSELL D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,743.32 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZIO, ROBERT R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,743.32 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAYWOOD, KATHERINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,743.32 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGAN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,743.32 Date 07/07/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, JAMES F, SR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,743.32 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,743.32 Date 04/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISENBURG, MELANIE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,743.32 Date 09/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSIBA, RONALD F Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $59,743.32 Date 02/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERDZINSKI, LAWRENCE A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $59,743.32 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOEL T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $59,743.32 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, JAMES P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,743.32 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JOYELL S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,743.22 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHARMAINE A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,743.18 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYES, DONNELL S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,743.08 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTINI, JUSTIN M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $59,743.06 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIEGER, THERESA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,743.02 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDAPPARAYIL, CYRIAC MATHEW Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $59,742.50 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERAZA, MANUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,742.29 Date 10/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATHRICK, CHRISTEL E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,741.91 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, SCOT E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,741.63 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, MARK D Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,741.63 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONATO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,741.60 Date 04/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DIRGHAM M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,741.54 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSMAN, MICHAEL W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,741.47 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,741.40 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, THOMAS B Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,741.03 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAULIEU, MINDY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,741.01 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACHIN, HEATHER M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,741.01 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, NACOLE L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,740.84 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRICHS, SCOT J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $59,740.84 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEMIA, JAMES R Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,740.50 Date 10/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEE, KATHLEEN Employer name Broome County Amount $59,740.36 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAVIER Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $59,740.25 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSCO, LORETTA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,740.08 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, SIMON Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,739.98 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GLEN R, SR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,739.97 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCICKI, BRADLEY D Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,739.70 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAEGELY, JONATHAN P Employer name Erie County Amount $59,739.52 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, CATHERINE A Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,739.43 Date 05/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, IVAN Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,738.92 Date 10/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $59,738.81 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRELL, NICOLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,738.57 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JENNIFER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,738.55 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LISA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,738.28 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LARRY B Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $59,738.03 Date 11/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LORETTA A Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $59,738.00 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, KAREN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,737.91 Date 04/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTI, DONNA M Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $59,737.70 Date 11/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, TAMMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,737.63 Date 06/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLIN, HEATHER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,737.63 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, JOHN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,737.63 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KEITH W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,737.51 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLAN, GERARD M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,737.51 Date 01/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, ALLEN J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,737.46 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, JOHN H Employer name Schoharie County Amount $59,737.24 Date 07/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULISCHECK, JOHN D Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,737.20 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAREWOOD-TOPPIN, MONICA S Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,737.05 Date 10/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINI, LAURA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,736.45 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, VICTORIA K Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,736.16 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONE, JUDITH Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $59,736.07 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JENNIFER C Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $59,736.05 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAIOLI, ROBERT Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $59,735.62 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIKADE, SCOTT D Employer name Town of Marbletown Amount $59,735.55 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JUDITH A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,735.41 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, WENDEL E Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $59,735.11 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARCO, GLENN S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,734.98 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZACHOWSKI, KAREN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,734.58 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBY, DAVID L Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $59,734.56 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALAN, FRANCIS X Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,734.27 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, JOHN J Employer name Erie County Amount $59,734.25 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, GREG H Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,734.16 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHLER, KEVIN M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $59,734.10 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, CATHERINE Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $59,734.05 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSMAN, JODI L Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $59,733.72 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBAR, CYNTHIA W Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,732.63 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, PENNY L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,732.63 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWE, COREY B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $59,732.32 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, JEFFREY A Employer name Village of Canajoharie Amount $59,732.18 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYOU, WILLIAM E Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $59,731.93 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCIERI, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,731.89 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KARI L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $59,731.73 Date 11/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, JAYNE M Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $59,731.58 Date 10/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWOLA, MARK J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,731.50 Date 06/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONARO, MOLLY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,731.40 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DIANE Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $59,731.25 Date 08/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, MATTHEW L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,730.95 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System