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 NORMAN, KATHLEEN H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,889.58 Date 03/11/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, GARY O Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $58,889.07 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLERY-LUCAS, NANCY Employer name Herkimer County Amount $58,888.99 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,888.92 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, JAY J Employer name Geneseo CSD Amount $58,888.80 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, BARRETT E Employer name Warren County Amount $58,888.66 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSZKOWICZ, HENRYKA Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $58,888.27 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNNE, LUANN Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $58,888.27 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, KELLY D Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $58,888.17 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANDISSE, ANTONY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,887.88 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIENZA, THOMAS A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,887.77 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JULIET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,887.76 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHAWAN N Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,887.69 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, MARY C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,887.69 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDISON, OMAR J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,887.69 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEE, LARRY R Employer name Town of Poland Amount $58,887.35 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNY, THOMAS Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $58,887.33 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, IRIS J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $58,886.84 Date 09/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,886.57 Date 02/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOACH, CHANTAY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,886.40 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERISSE, WALLACE, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,886.20 Date 03/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, YANIRA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,886.16 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTITO, CRAIG M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $58,886.16 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETTE, RANDY L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $58,885.98 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JOSEPH Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,885.77 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, FELIX J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $58,885.63 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLIS, WAYNE F Employer name Town of Canandaigua Amount $58,885.52 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, DAVID A Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $58,885.50 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ION, CHRISTINE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,885.21 Date 06/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAAC, ERRIKA E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $58,885.17 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, AMANDA M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $58,885.03 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKETT, ASHER O Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,884.89 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, JAMES P Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,884.84 Date 03/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZZO, DONALD H, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,884.74 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, JARROD A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,884.73 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, EMILY N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,884.61 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, ABIGAIL D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,884.47 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUDLER, PAMELA H Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $58,884.36 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGER, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,884.27 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPPERT, GARRETT D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,884.16 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KELLY M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $58,884.08 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIARDULLO, JUDY Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $58,884.08 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSICHINI, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,883.70 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGLISI, JOSEPH Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $58,883.01 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWAN, CHURCHILL M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,882.96 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACKO, JAMIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,882.92 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAYLE, ROBERT A, III Employer name Yates County Amount $58,882.88 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON-RHODES, WHITNEY C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,881.83 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JASON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,881.45 Date 11/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, GEORGE R Employer name Westbury Water District Amount $58,881.40 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, GEORGE F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,881.34 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPOWICZ, JAMIE L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,881.26 Date 03/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKES, ELAINA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,881.23 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, GERALD W Employer name Village of Malone Amount $58,880.74 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, KENNETH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,880.57 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, MICHAEL E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,880.17 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DAVID A Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $58,880.15 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACALA, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,880.11 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOEBEL, ANNMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $58,880.05 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, JAMES E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $58,879.86 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,879.77 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O DONNELL, EMMETT G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,879.54 Date 05/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KAWANA N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,879.53 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCCO, JEANNE Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $58,879.48 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, BRIAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $58,879.36 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALA, MARK H Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $58,879.36 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, RITA Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $58,879.33 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIX, MATTHEW Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,879.07 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDER, NIRMALA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,879.03 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, LAMONT I Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,879.02 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, JASON D Employer name Erie County Amount $58,878.48 Date 04/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHBY, BRIAN N Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,878.31 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, ANDY Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,878.24 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, YVONNE M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $58,878.21 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANDRA Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,877.92 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, DWAYNE D Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,877.91 Date 04/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LAHAI D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $58,877.86 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTEIRO, AFONSO P Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,877.46 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,877.35 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METOTT, MICHAEL S Employer name Oswego County Amount $58,877.35 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRUNG, IRMA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,877.30 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SHAWN D Employer name Town of Schaghticoke Amount $58,876.63 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, JOAN Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $58,876.56 Date 07/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCIO, KAREN-ANNE V Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $58,875.98 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $58,875.67 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERBYN, KEVIN E Employer name City of Geneva Amount $58,875.41 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAPER, MARK P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $58,875.39 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-DEMERS, JAMIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,875.13 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BROOK D Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,874.61 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COULIBALY, ASSETOU Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $58,874.60 Date 10/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPNOWSKI, LINDA K Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,874.46 Date 05/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRALY, MARIANE Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,874.22 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKUSH, VLADYSLAV Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $58,873.81 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, ERIC C Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,872.98 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANBEKOVA, DINARA M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,872.89 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSIUNG, LADY SUE Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,872.83 Date 11/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKES, G JAMES, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $58,872.78 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPELINO, MARYANNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,872.78 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, GERARD F Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,872.78 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADIQI, ROYA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,872.54 Date 11/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System