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 GRANGER, SHERRY L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,344.03 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHA, CHARLES R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,343.79 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIGLIANO, LOUIS Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $59,343.72 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESIONE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,343.69 Date 06/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, ROBERTA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,343.61 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,343.59 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, VICTOR M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $59,343.15 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTAIN, ANDREW L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,343.09 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANNA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,343.03 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMME, SUSAN M Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $59,343.00 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE, JOANNE M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $59,342.98 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYMCZUK, MARIUSZ H Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $59,342.95 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSZKOWSKI, JEFFERY C Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $59,342.91 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDUCCI, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,342.84 Date 01/04/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, TINU Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $59,342.80 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENE, JULIE D Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $59,342.75 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECTOR, JULIANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,342.61 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLANCY, MARY V Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,342.19 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, LISA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,341.91 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TECL, JOHN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $59,341.82 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, CRAIG A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $59,341.75 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAMANNA, KELLY L Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $59,341.66 Date 04/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILEMAN-RIZZO, KAREN A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,341.50 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANDRY, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $59,341.37 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUTA, REBECA N Employer name Putnam County Amount $59,341.31 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES-HERNANDEZ, SANDRA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,341.07 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KERWIN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $59,340.81 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, CINDY A Employer name Erie County Amount $59,340.56 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GROW, LUKE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,340.50 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAUREN E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $59,340.48 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULAHOUM, SONIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,340.38 Date 12/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, PAMELA M Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $59,340.13 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKIND, DMITRIY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $59,340.07 Date 06/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOUR, GARY W, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $59,339.95 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BRIAN D Employer name Albany County Amount $59,339.79 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ROBERT L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,339.73 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON, DANIELLE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $59,339.46 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $59,339.28 Date 06/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEET, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Chester Amount $59,339.13 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, KEITH B Employer name Village of New Hyde Park Amount $59,338.95 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLOCK, GRACE Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $59,338.91 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, JEFFREY A Employer name Essex County Amount $59,338.59 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, VALERIE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,338.52 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCHELL, LAWRENCE P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,338.40 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ROBERT P Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $59,338.40 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFLO, FRANCIS Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $59,338.35 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, NICOLAS B Employer name Division of State Police Amount $59,338.21 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KENNAN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $59,338.18 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, WILLIAM L Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $59,337.62 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRYANT, STEPHEN Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $59,337.51 Date 08/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT T Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $59,337.29 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUFIELD, CAROLYNN P Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,336.87 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCANELLO, CAROL Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,336.87 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERO, DAVID M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $59,336.81 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVUCCI, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,336.68 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, ROBIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,336.10 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, LAHNEEN M Employer name Steuben County Amount $59,335.67 Date 05/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, KAREN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $59,335.54 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVO, JULIA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $59,335.46 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABOUIN, MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $59,335.32 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, CHRISTINA L Employer name Trumansburg CSD Amount $59,334.83 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, KATHLEEN E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $59,334.63 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEICHER, JANET A Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,334.62 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, EILEEN A Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,334.57 Date 01/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSANO, NANCY L Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $59,334.57 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANKOFF, DONNA R Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,334.40 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, DAVID Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $59,334.05 Date 04/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, RUSSELL V, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,333.59 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, BRIAN P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,333.56 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $59,333.13 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISE, KRISTIN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $59,333.12 Date 12/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, KATHIE M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $59,333.11 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, ANTHONY Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $59,333.07 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWHURST, BETHANY R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,333.01 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, ROBERTA Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,332.75 Date 06/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVANTE, PETER J Employer name City of Batavia Amount $59,331.98 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNIZZARO, SCOTT A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $59,331.41 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBIERAJ, TAMMIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $59,331.32 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHELON, DONNA L Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $59,331.22 Date 09/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, EMILIO L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $59,331.17 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICEFORO, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $59,330.72 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, BARBARA A Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $59,330.44 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Albany County Amount $59,330.32 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, STEPHEN T, SR Employer name Victor CSD Amount $59,330.12 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAVIER, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,329.99 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODHAMS, RANDY L Employer name Village of Shortsville Amount $59,329.91 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAVID L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $59,329.55 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITETTI, CHRISTINE N Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $59,329.54 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGELMAN, AARON T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $59,329.53 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LAUREN E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $59,329.26 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, REGIS A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $59,328.94 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MERE, COURTNEY R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,328.26 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LYNNE G Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $59,327.99 Date 08/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSI, JOSEPH T Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,327.86 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, JAMIE S Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $59,327.55 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, DAVID S Employer name Town of Skaneateles Amount $59,327.23 Date 01/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLER, DAWN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,327.22 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, HAYDEN R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,327.09 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABEK, JAMES D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $59,326.73 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFFENHEISER, MICHAEL C Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $59,326.58 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System