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 SHOEMAKER, RANDY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $59,566.92 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, BARNEY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,566.81 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORLOCK, RONALD M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,566.75 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JILL E Employer name Education Department Amount $59,566.55 Date 10/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARLEN, CHERYL C Employer name Mahopac Public Library Amount $59,566.54 Date 07/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JAMES R, JR Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,566.45 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KARL J Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $59,566.44 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERDYKE, MARK L Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $59,566.42 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATORRE, ALEJANDRO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $59,566.35 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPINS, JAMIE L Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,566.32 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COACCI, JOHN Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $59,566.00 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MARY BETH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $59,565.57 Date 02/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLLER, DERRICK P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,565.37 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, ERIK H Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $59,565.04 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, DEBORAH A Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $59,564.59 Date 05/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANKAR, JOHN K Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $59,564.15 Date 05/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORYSZEWSKI, JOSEPH S Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,563.97 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, ROBERT Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $59,563.68 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, KELLY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,563.28 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEERAN, DIANE C Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $59,563.06 Date 11/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, ANDREA L Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $59,563.06 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, THERESA K Employer name Allegany County Amount $59,562.83 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULERA, JOY M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,562.82 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,562.65 Date 04/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALFRED W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,562.52 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWIFT, RUTH E Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,562.40 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDDINGTON, DENA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,562.39 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SCOTT L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,562.30 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKOSH, RICHARD J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,562.04 Date 04/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEFFREY F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $59,561.96 Date 03/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ELLEN J Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $59,561.48 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,561.44 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KEITH A Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $59,561.37 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, JULETTE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,561.17 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENMEYER, KEVIN W Employer name Town of New Scotland Amount $59,560.72 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, JEAN-PAUL H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,560.72 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NAMEE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,560.67 Date 08/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKERLEY, EUGENE E, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $59,560.66 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALESKI, VICTORIA L Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $59,560.63 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLDFIELD, JULIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,560.53 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMERS, RITA L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $59,560.40 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, ANGELICA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $59,560.09 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOLLY, CHERYL J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $59,559.94 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JAMES J Employer name Washington County Amount $59,559.91 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Bethpage Fire District Amount $59,559.54 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAIR, MICHAEL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,559.05 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GRADY, RYAN E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,558.93 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINEAUX, STEPHEN D Employer name Department of Health Amount $59,558.85 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKARD, ANTOINE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $59,558.60 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUERTY, HEATHER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,558.59 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLIS, DANIEL F Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,558.57 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JUSTIN T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $59,558.47 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BUE, WENDY A Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $59,558.32 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ANNE S Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $59,558.31 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, TERESA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $59,558.26 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDON, JONATHAN W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $59,557.98 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNING, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $59,557.87 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUARLEY, BRENDA SUE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,557.77 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSTEIN, LUKE H Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $59,557.58 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAPESE, SAVERIA Employer name Town of Webster Amount $59,557.50 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTEH, BABATUNDE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $59,557.47 Date 07/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURIC, KEVIN M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,557.25 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, ROBERT J, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $59,556.97 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANOY, ARNESTER Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $59,556.65 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRES, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Oneida Amount $59,556.42 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUEB, VALERIE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,556.33 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAS, MALLORY E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $59,556.31 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBLER, PAMELA K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,556.11 Date 07/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, MARK S Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $59,555.96 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCA, DEBORAH A Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $59,555.78 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $59,555.13 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NGUYEN, TEENA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $59,555.10 Date 10/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEVIN J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $59,554.64 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, WILLIAM R Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $59,554.42 Date 11/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBERT, ANTHONY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,553.57 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, DAVID C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $59,553.54 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMAN, JEFFREY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,553.52 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIFICO, ANNE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,553.52 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,553.52 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, JARED T Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,553.45 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, JAZMIN N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,553.43 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KENYA Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,553.32 Date 07/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMBRA, BART M Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,553.26 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMMETT, LAURA M Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $59,553.17 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWSOME, ELAINE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $59,553.05 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOSHUA T Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,553.05 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURTEVANT, MATTHEW E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $59,552.85 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, DAVID K Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $59,552.22 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GAIL M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,552.14 Date 06/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPER, RUSSELL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,552.00 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, JEANNINE K Employer name Washington County Amount $59,551.05 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUERBACH, LAUREN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,550.80 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,550.80 Date 01/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROSE Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $59,550.62 Date 06/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, AMANDA A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $59,550.52 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGUORI, CHRISTINE Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,550.48 Date 01/31/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMCZAK, JESSICA E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $59,550.47 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, GARY A Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $59,550.04 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTHILL, JESSE R Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,550.02 Date 11/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROCHIE, BRIAN V Employer name Schenectady County Amount $59,549.67 Date 09/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System