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 RAVENEL, DAWN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $59,639.09 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVY, KEVIN J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $59,638.90 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, SCOTT T Employer name Village of Cold Spring Amount $59,638.76 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMAK, FRANK M Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,638.66 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, MICHELLE M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,638.65 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULYCA, ERIC E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,638.41 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, WILLIAM R Employer name Broome County Amount $59,638.37 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURINE, JEFFREY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,638.06 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, DAVID S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,637.92 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DHALIWAL, KULDEEP K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $59,637.76 Date 06/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, PAUL J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $59,636.81 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIOI BROWN, NICOLE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,636.68 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JANINE N Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,636.61 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, BRIAN M Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $59,636.48 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KEVIN D Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $59,636.17 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, JOSELITO Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,635.75 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ONELIO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,635.75 Date 08/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPIER, STEPHEN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,635.68 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, MARGARET A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,635.02 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, JOHN C Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $59,634.57 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, KAREN MAE Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $59,634.54 Date 06/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CLIFFORD, III Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $59,634.46 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTH, FREDERICK J, JR Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,634.35 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEREIKIS, ROBERT, JR Employer name Albany County Amount $59,634.34 Date 10/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, SUSAN A Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $59,634.24 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE RICKS, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,634.04 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANACK-COOK, RENEE S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,634.02 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DONNA M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,633.88 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOUT, KELLIE S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,633.41 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARCIA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,633.32 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REME, MARIE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $59,633.22 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOWSKY, VINCE T Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,633.11 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADLEY, SEAN A Employer name Village of Tupper Lake Amount $59,632.98 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVINESS, TIFFANY D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,632.87 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHED, KESHA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,632.69 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $59,632.60 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASCH, KENNETH C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,632.43 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAPANO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,632.34 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAPES, JOHN Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,632.31 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JAMIE L Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,631.75 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBEL, JOANNA B Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,631.59 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LAURA J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $59,631.56 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKIN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $59,631.55 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITESSER, PAUL A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $59,631.25 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERRETT, MICHAEL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,631.21 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIENIEK, JASON R Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,631.12 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCZECHOWSKI, DARRELL C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $59,630.71 Date 07/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIEZIO, MARGARET R Employer name Court of Claims Amount $59,630.66 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGEN, KENDRA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,630.66 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISNESKY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,630.64 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA BEAUHARNAIS, ROSE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,630.24 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SANDRA E Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,630.20 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, NANETTE M Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $59,630.02 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KELLY S Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,629.88 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSAVAUGH, NICOLE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,629.62 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLING, ALAN L Employer name Town of Richland Amount $59,629.55 Date 07/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, GAYLE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,629.52 Date 08/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, LEAH C Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,629.09 Date 10/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIRAN, DANA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,628.86 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZINGER, JEAN M Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $59,628.82 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEDZIC, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $59,628.78 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, DARLENE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,628.65 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, AUDREY J Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $59,628.64 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLIS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,628.31 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MIRANDA L Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $59,628.10 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOSEPH E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,627.58 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, RUTH Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,627.45 Date 03/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROGER A Employer name Town of Beekmantown Amount $59,627.40 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LORI R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,627.35 Date 11/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIZAN, BRENDA P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,627.12 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLANVILLE, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $59,626.87 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, NICOLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,626.78 Date 01/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWYER, KIM F Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $59,626.30 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODI, JOHN S Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $59,625.94 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, MELISSA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,625.16 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, CRAIG S Employer name Madrid-Waddington CSD Amount $59,625.00 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, DIANE L Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,624.87 Date 11/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, VICTOR E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,624.76 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDA, DEBRA J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,624.61 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, JOSEPH C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $59,624.44 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMLER, WILLIAM G, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,624.40 Date 04/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLTMAN, DENISE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,624.29 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSES, NANCY L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $59,624.20 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULMER, SHARON M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,623.96 Date 11/25/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALE, JUSTIN D A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,623.92 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGOS, SARAH Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.75 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, JUNE A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.74 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETCHER, SHARON R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.73 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARAKIS, MARIA L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.72 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARS, CHRISTINE Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.72 Date 02/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIDEL, ELIZBETH A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.72 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CYNTHIA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.71 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHONE, JAMES R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $59,623.67 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ADAM J Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $59,623.60 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRET, THOMAS A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $59,623.17 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRATT, WILFRED Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $59,623.06 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCITTO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $59,622.98 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MICHELE L Employer name Wayne County Amount $59,622.68 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, MARTIN R Employer name Village of Medina Amount $59,622.65 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVIA, FRANK R Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $59,622.62 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System