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 SHERRARD, DONALD J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $59,657.45 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, BRENDAN J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $59,657.26 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZA, STEVEN A Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $59,657.02 Date 04/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, MARK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,656.63 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEANE, KYLE P Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,656.49 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WUKITSCH, MICHAEL J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,656.40 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRADLEY I Employer name Jefferson County Amount $59,656.17 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWIRBLIS, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,655.97 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESTER, SUSAN L Employer name Erie County Amount $59,655.80 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPON, PHILIP J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $59,655.78 Date 11/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DENNIS G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,654.97 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARE, ANTHONY M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,654.97 Date 01/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABA, JUAN M Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $59,654.80 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHLEEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,654.71 Date 06/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, EDAIRE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,654.56 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDER, RHONDA M Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $59,654.46 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, GERALDINE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,654.44 Date 11/24/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, DARRIN Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $59,654.41 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, SUSAN Employer name Bellmore Memorial Library Amount $59,654.29 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, MARCELLA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,654.19 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, EVELYN Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $59,654.18 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCE, ERIC W Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,654.14 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO, JOANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,653.93 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, NICOLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,653.93 Date 03/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, SHAWN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $59,653.91 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, RICHARD F, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $59,653.76 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, RACHAEL C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,653.61 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, ERIC B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $59,653.18 Date 01/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,653.12 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, GERALD A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,653.02 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROTTI, WILLIAM S, JR Employer name Warren County Amount $59,652.71 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMES, ANTOINE, JR Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,652.39 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FALL, HOWARD W, III Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $59,651.94 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, RACHAEL P Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,651.49 Date 04/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, ELSTON, II Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,651.31 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOND, TRAVIS J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $59,651.29 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCAUSLIN, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,651.01 Date 09/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERTS, STEVEN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $59,651.01 Date 01/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERDOMO, SERGIO O Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $59,650.85 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, TROY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,650.83 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ERIC R Employer name Cortland County Amount $59,650.53 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, RACHEL L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,650.26 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, ERIN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,650.08 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, DAVID E Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $59,649.63 Date 10/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGMAN, E KYLE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $59,649.48 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, PATRICK J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $59,648.95 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEBKE, JAMES S Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $59,648.73 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SHARI M Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $59,648.66 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, ROBERT Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,648.62 Date 11/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ROY J, JR Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,648.40 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPIERRE, MATTHEW P Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,648.29 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVAGE, ALAN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,648.04 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, PHILIP J Employer name Belleville-Henderson CSD Amount $59,647.95 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMPTER, ROBERTA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,647.67 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, MICHAEL R Employer name Village of Medina Amount $59,647.67 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, BLAINE M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $59,647.48 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, PATRICK A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $59,647.19 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, MICHAEL P Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $59,647.13 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, SAMANTHA M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $59,646.81 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, THOMAS W Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $59,646.72 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, TEODOR Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,646.64 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUPKOWICZ, RACHEL Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $59,646.59 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANFEAR, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $59,646.57 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, JOHN B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $59,646.30 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRAMONTES, MARIA A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $59,646.30 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROPS, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,646.03 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDELLO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,646.03 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN-ALFORD, CHAD E Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $59,645.93 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PHILLIP S Employer name Town of Minetto Amount $59,645.68 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNESSY, SUSAN L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $59,645.46 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUERSLIN, MARKUS H Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $59,645.28 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELLOS, ANTHONY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $59,645.06 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, PHILLIP M Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $59,644.72 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREZ, DEBORAH Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $59,644.57 Date 05/30/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DEBRA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,644.56 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMKINS, MICHAEL R Employer name Erie County Amount $59,644.37 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, KARIN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,644.30 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,643.99 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, KRISTEN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,643.67 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARO, MICHAEL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,643.58 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, KATHLYN W Employer name Stockbridge CSD Amount $59,643.39 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLIESE, MARINA B Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,643.38 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATAM, MARC K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $59,642.88 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILTUCCI, ANTHONY J Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,642.66 Date 09/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPODICASA, KEITH S Employer name Erie County Amount $59,642.23 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTILLI, THERESA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,641.95 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEYMAN, ALEXANDER K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,641.95 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTRUM, GILBERT J Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $59,641.90 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RONNIE R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,641.75 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, BENJAMIN S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $59,641.65 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTH, EMILY M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $59,641.63 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, FRANCES A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,641.59 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAPEN, MAUREEN P Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,641.11 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANSKI, GREGORY J Employer name Village of Depew Amount $59,640.65 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULOTTI, MATTHEW J Employer name Education Department Amount $59,640.59 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, ROY C, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $59,640.02 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, MELISSA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,639.94 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JONATHAN G Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,639.90 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACORSA, NADIA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,639.56 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDEE, ROBERT A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $59,639.30 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System