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 GECHT, DAVID M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $59,251.53 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, CYNTHIA A M Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,251.50 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALA, PHILIP A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $59,251.49 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, HEATHER M Employer name Lewis County Amount $59,251.35 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DANIEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $59,251.34 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKUT, EWA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,251.27 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGGINS, CHARISE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $59,251.08 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKEY, DIANE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,250.76 Date 02/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLESON, KEVIN C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,250.62 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, GRACE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,250.53 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LINDA M Employer name Livingston County Amount $59,250.04 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLBORN, LISA M Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $59,249.65 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, REBECCA R Employer name Erie County Amount $59,249.62 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATAREVIC, ENID M Employer name City of Utica Amount $59,249.41 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOND, JENNIFER L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $59,249.29 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, DIANE G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $59,249.07 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, MELANIE P Employer name Orange County Amount $59,248.91 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAVER, WILLIAM P Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,248.70 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GYORY, BRIAN N Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $59,248.69 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEKKI, ROBERT P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $59,248.60 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $59,248.43 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUILATO, ANGELA Employer name Putnam County Amount $59,248.42 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, KIMBERLY D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $59,248.40 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPKO, LINDSAY B Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $59,248.30 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, GENE P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $59,248.15 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCETTE-JOSEPH, GLENIS L Employer name Department of Law Amount $59,247.75 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICKEY, DEBRA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,247.74 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECORA, ROBIN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $59,247.67 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONETTI, ROBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,247.53 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ALEXIS S Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $59,247.42 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, TEDRA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $59,247.21 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISTMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Central Valley CSD Amount $59,247.14 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBUSHOFSKI, LISA V Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $59,247.06 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARY, CATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,246.77 Date 12/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BRIAN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $59,246.56 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, KEVIN F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $59,246.48 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHAN, DANIELLE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $59,246.26 Date 05/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,246.05 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPP, ROBERT H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $59,245.90 Date 03/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, ANDREW M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,245.82 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, LENORE Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $59,245.79 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,245.62 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $59,245.43 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, LUTNEK L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,245.41 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, HUNG SUM Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,245.41 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, KATHRYN JO Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $59,245.41 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, VIRGINIA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $59,245.10 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, WILLIAM F Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $59,244.43 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTE, JAMES T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,244.20 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $59,243.91 Date 05/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $59,243.91 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THWAITS, CHRISTOPHER C, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $59,243.89 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGON, LYNNE A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $59,243.17 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETT, MARY F Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $59,242.99 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPING, PETER E Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $59,242.89 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, CRISTINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,242.77 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIELLO, TIMOTHY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $59,242.77 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMANZAR, SILVIO A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $59,242.59 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKERLEY, EUGENE E Employer name Orange County Amount $59,242.58 Date 01/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, KEITH A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,242.58 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMETA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $59,242.57 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, DANIEL W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $59,242.36 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DART, FRANCIS R, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $59,242.33 Date 01/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, MARCELINE J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $59,242.15 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, AMANDA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $59,241.95 Date 09/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMBS, GERALD T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $59,241.94 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, CLARENCE J Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $59,241.70 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDELL, MICHAEL F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $59,241.69 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, DANIEL S Employer name Albany County Amount $59,241.68 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMMARA, JEANNE T Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $59,241.21 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENZ, CAROLINE M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $59,241.02 Date 04/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, ANDREA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,240.97 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMACK, LARK A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $59,240.86 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, ALICIA J Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $59,239.92 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, MICHAEL H Employer name City of Elmira Amount $59,239.83 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULNES, DAVID J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $59,239.82 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ANDREW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $59,238.98 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFF, TINA M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $59,238.80 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUCA, RICHARD R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $59,238.72 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DIANE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $59,238.65 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENIS-DE VIRGELES, DANIELLE H Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $59,237.74 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVITSKY, LARRY W Employer name Town of Wawarsing Amount $59,237.70 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KELVEY, DAVID Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $59,237.57 Date 10/16/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, DAWN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $59,237.25 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZMAN, REBECCA A Employer name No Tonawanda Public Library Amount $59,236.96 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY-BAILEY, DAWN R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $59,236.78 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEMIOLO, MICHAEL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $59,236.30 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMONCHUK, MARGARET N Employer name Marlboro CSD Amount $59,235.93 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, ANNETTE Employer name Monroe County Amount $59,235.30 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUGHTERSON, SHELIA M Employer name Erie County Amount $59,235.28 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIERZANOWSKI, WILLIAM A Employer name Town of Boston Amount $59,235.19 Date 04/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENIER, HEATHER A Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $59,234.99 Date 06/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CAROL A Employer name Southold Fire District Amount $59,234.00 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURATOLO-WAGEMANN, SCOTT T Employer name Cornell University Amount $59,233.44 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RAYMOND E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $59,232.98 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREGRIM-GRANT, JO ANNE Employer name Saratoga County Amount $59,232.74 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELGRAVE, VONLYN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $59,232.65 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'OLIVIO, MICHAEL R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $59,232.36 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYTON, HEATHER A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $59,232.34 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, DENISE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $59,232.26 Date 06/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System