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 BAILEY, HEATHER J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,514.20 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, SHAMMAH D Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $59,513.96 Date 05/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, MICHELLE K Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $59,513.69 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAFANE, PHIL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $59,513.69 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNAS, JAMES M, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $59,513.59 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, GREGORY M Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $59,513.35 Date 08/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,513.14 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINTICHE, JONATHAN P Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $59,513.13 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNBERGER, KEVIN D Employer name North Collins CSD Amount $59,512.85 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, KENNETH A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,512.84 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOSEPH I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,512.84 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX-FEARON, CAMILLE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,512.80 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEAZY, JACK G Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,512.55 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITWA, JULIAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $59,512.49 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, KYLE J Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $59,512.46 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSS-PATTERSON, ANNETTE M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $59,512.44 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREMIGEN, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $59,512.15 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEBERL, JEFFREY F Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $59,511.94 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, CARRIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $59,511.82 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUSZKA, KENNETH F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,511.78 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINKELL, ERIK M Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $59,511.38 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIARASU, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,511.15 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BE GELL, GREGORY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,510.79 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHROP, KEVIN G Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $59,510.68 Date 05/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, DONNA M Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $59,510.60 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEE, CRAIG M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $59,510.59 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINKO, CAROLE L Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,510.20 Date 07/16/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROSA, DONNA M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,510.18 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, TALISHA L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $59,510.07 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CESAR J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $59,510.01 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, ADELLA L Employer name Orange County Amount $59,509.49 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGINS, LANCE M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $59,509.03 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, CARLOS A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $59,508.81 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON-COTTLE, CANDACE Employer name Department of State Amount $59,508.22 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DANIEL P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,506.86 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $59,506.65 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, SUE ANN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $59,506.54 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, MICHAEL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,506.24 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACQUAVELLA, JOHN Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,506.24 Date 06/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEBZDA, JASON J Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $59,506.06 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, PAUL A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $59,506.00 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, TIMOTHY K Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $59,505.75 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,505.56 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLTZ, ANDREW M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,505.34 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZGAJEWSKI, ERIC T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,505.25 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,504.57 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURA, TOBIN W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,503.73 Date 07/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, KANDY L Employer name Chenango County Amount $59,503.65 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKUS-KING, MICHELE Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,502.69 Date 07/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, CYNTHIA G Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $59,502.40 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMISANO, NEIL D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $59,502.35 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHAUGHNESSY, THOMAS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $59,501.66 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JEFFREY R Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $59,501.25 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANI, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,501.17 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ALLEN L Employer name Broome County Amount $59,501.15 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLIAN, KAUTHER Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $59,501.08 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, BRUCE G Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $59,501.04 Date 01/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULREADY, COLLEEN R Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,500.94 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARROWS, DONALD J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $59,500.93 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, JAVISH Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $59,500.83 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LEONA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,500.69 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEK, NOLA E Employer name Delaware County Amount $59,500.69 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLISS, SARAH E Employer name Delaware County Amount $59,500.66 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, BLANCHE O Employer name Delaware County Amount $59,500.63 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RODNEY J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $59,500.59 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, THOMAS C Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $59,500.48 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, ADA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,500.23 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDUCHOWSKA, STANISLAWA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,499.83 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JOANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,499.21 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTIN, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $59,498.91 Date 01/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCE, ANDREW P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,498.87 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMINA, ALFONSE F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,498.70 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE-MAYO, DIANA N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,498.58 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUEHLER, LAUREN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,498.38 Date 02/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURICE, KRISTIE L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $59,498.30 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, DAVID L Employer name Oswego County Amount $59,498.07 Date 01/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIO, LU ANN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $59,498.00 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MIKE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,497.83 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, LUKE S C Employer name Montauk UFSD Amount $59,497.48 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZNOE, DIANE R Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,497.34 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLMER, GARY E Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $59,497.33 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, THOMAS L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $59,497.22 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE DOSSINGER, PATRICIA S Employer name Erie County Amount $59,497.05 Date 05/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, DAVID J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $59,497.05 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORSON, LISA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,496.75 Date 03/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ARDUINI, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Manchester Amount $59,496.53 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARSCH, RICHARD E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,496.43 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, LYNETTE K Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $59,496.10 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSACK, NICK J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $59,495.98 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEGLIA, GERARDO Employer name Orange County Amount $59,495.71 Date 05/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, JAMES W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,495.30 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MORTEL, MARK A Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $59,495.23 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, PAUL H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,495.12 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTEKEN, MARGARET W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,495.12 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZUKIEWICZ, CATHERINE E Employer name Erie County Amount $59,494.96 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ANN MARIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,494.59 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUBNER, KYLE K Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $59,494.46 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARY B Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $59,493.76 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KINGSLEY, JEAN M Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $59,493.68 Date 04/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIN, MEGHAN R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $59,493.26 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System