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 HOSMER, WILLIAM H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,367.83 Date 12/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLHEMUS, BRAD J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $59,367.73 Date 07/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILARDI, STEVEN J Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $59,367.73 Date 01/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $59,367.66 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, WILLIAM M Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $59,367.64 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOUTENGER, FRANK E Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $59,367.47 Date 06/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDOCK, LYNDSAY F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $59,367.46 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIONE, JONATHAN P Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $59,366.95 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, DONNA M Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $59,366.52 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, FAYE ROBBIN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $59,365.80 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, AMANDA L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,365.77 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, SARAH K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $59,365.76 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESIA, REBECCA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSCHIGNANO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 03/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 04/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALLY, REGAN U Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACAGNONE, ANTHONY D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARELLA, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 04/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $59,364.99 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, GUY C Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,364.93 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASER, THOMAS M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $59,364.92 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICHTEMAN, CORI A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,364.87 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLICKNER, ALAN B Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $59,364.79 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIMINIANI, CYNTHIA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,364.67 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTLEY, MARY B Employer name City of Rome Amount $59,364.51 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, JAMES D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,364.33 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, RACHAEL V Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,364.31 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $59,364.24 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, ROSEMARY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $59,364.16 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILMA JEAN Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $59,364.16 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATENZON, LEONID Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $59,364.16 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELS, ROBERT D Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $59,363.84 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTEYS, BERT V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $59,363.44 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,363.20 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, GARY R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,363.12 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, ORQUIDIA C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,363.02 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLOW, MARK E Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $59,362.75 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LINDSEY F Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $59,362.71 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PONTE, ALEX G Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,362.71 Date 05/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, GARY J Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,362.65 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULICK, MARK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,362.63 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHTA, KEVIN Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,362.55 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTULEC, MARTHA L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,362.54 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLO, JAMES E Employer name Niagara County Amount $59,362.31 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWICKI, ROBERT W Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $59,362.26 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREY, NICHOLAS H Employer name Broome County Amount $59,362.08 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPP, AMANDA N Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,361.88 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARVIN, BRET L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,361.75 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, JOANNA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,361.50 Date 07/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULIO E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,361.41 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, BRENDA Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,360.96 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIRGOOD, SHELLY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,360.75 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMAN, CAROLINE T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,360.74 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORDELISO, SCOTT T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,360.05 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGNIER, SEAN R Employer name Town of Chili Amount $59,359.50 Date 12/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LAURA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,359.14 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, JOSHUA A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $59,359.13 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLLBECK, BALINT S Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,358.94 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, LUCERO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $59,358.77 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECULES, DEBORAH R Employer name Greece CSD Amount $59,358.76 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,358.47 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, DAVID B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,358.22 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LYNN E Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $59,358.10 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAXIER, BRIAN G Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,358.10 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,358.10 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, OCTAVIA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,358.10 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, JULIANA V Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNES, DOROTHY D Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 02/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, MIRIAM Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 12/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENDON, VERONICA L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENCIANO, RAMONA I Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, MARGARET A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULJAWAHIR, DEVENDRA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, LINDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DENISE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $59,358.10 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, DENISE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,358.10 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, CHARRISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,358.10 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMBERT-ALLMAN, TRINETTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,358.10 Date 12/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARANDERA, JOSEPHINE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,358.10 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JOHNETTA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $59,358.10 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, ROBERT J Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,358.10 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKUP, TIMOTHY P Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $59,358.10 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHSAN, KAMRUL Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ANGELINA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKANAYAKE, SARATH R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, DENISE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, KAREN B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, VICKIE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 01/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, BERNADETTE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, CHRIS H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, PETRA L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CINDY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 09/13/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-DELEON, CARMEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,358.10 Date 07/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMPSTEAD, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $59,357.09 Date 01/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, FRANCISCO J Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,357.08 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALSKI, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $59,357.06 Date 08/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, JOSHUA W Employer name Chemung County Amount $59,357.04 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MARK R Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,356.90 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZDAK, THOMAS E Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $59,356.65 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIONG, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $59,356.41 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System