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 SEYMOUR, WARD E, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $58,853.27 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANZO, LISA M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $58,853.12 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETTERMAN, JEREMY L Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,853.11 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RONDA, BRIAN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $58,853.07 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIMAN, MICHAEL E Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,853.04 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISCO, LAURA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,852.90 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ANDREW T Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $58,852.66 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDY, ADAM F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,851.84 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYDEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,851.34 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, JOHANNA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $58,851.33 Date 08/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOTKOWSKI, DAVID A Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $58,851.31 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DANNY W Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $58,851.29 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOTE, LONI L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,851.15 Date 03/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, NEIL F Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $58,851.08 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, MICHELLE R Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,850.94 Date 12/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DELLA L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,850.77 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, ZACHARY A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $58,850.33 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDIEGO, JOSEPH W Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,850.31 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, ERIC R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,850.29 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUISSAINT, JEAN E Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,850.27 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,850.09 Date 06/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKNAUER, JAMES F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,849.93 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDACSEK, MARGARET A Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,849.74 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, CHRIS A Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,849.69 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, CAROLYN L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,849.65 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, EARL A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $58,849.06 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELINSKY, GARY A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $58,849.04 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMMEL, JASON M Employer name Erie County Amount $58,849.02 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, STEFANIE R Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $58,848.87 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLONI, KATHRYN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,848.42 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBIN, SUSAN R Employer name Albany Public Library Amount $58,848.42 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLIOD, ADRIAN F Employer name Erie County Amount $58,848.26 Date 11/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, TERRI L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $58,848.25 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,848.08 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAR, MELIA C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,847.99 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, DAVID A Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,847.99 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,847.90 Date 08/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, WAYNE M Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $58,847.34 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, VINCENT P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,847.13 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, MAUREEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,847.10 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASPRION, NANCY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,846.78 Date 07/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KELLY A Employer name Village of Walden Amount $58,846.35 Date 04/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHANICE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,846.13 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMONDS, JESSICA L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $58,846.06 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,845.63 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABOR, SINCLAIR M, SR Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,845.53 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, LEONARD J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,845.17 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETSEY, THEONIA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,845.06 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMONT, THEODORE K Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $58,844.95 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RARICK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $58,844.82 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORE, KIM Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $58,844.44 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABOW, DIXIE L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $58,844.28 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSIAK, ROMAN A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $58,844.26 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LORETTE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $58,843.63 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESILIEN, EVELYNE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,843.09 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRIETT, CHARONZ L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,843.04 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,842.97 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADUSZ, DANIEL D, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,842.75 Date 07/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, HILTON G Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $58,842.30 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MICHELLE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,841.93 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEALER, WILLIAM J Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,841.75 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLEEN, SARAH E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $58,841.73 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, THOMAS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,840.74 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, CYNTHIA V Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,840.65 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEY, GREGORY A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,840.42 Date 09/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JENNIFER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,840.41 Date 02/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, JUSTINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $58,840.32 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, FRANK E Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $58,840.01 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, COREEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,839.85 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOIE, KATHRYNE A Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,839.73 Date 09/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, TRACY M Employer name Cortland County Amount $58,839.72 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOANN R Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $58,839.44 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGRISSO, GENE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,839.40 Date 07/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKENS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,839.23 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-BEMUS, MICHELLE Y Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $58,839.19 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARO, JAMIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,839.04 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LYNDA MAE Employer name Franklin County Amount $58,838.38 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, LESLIE E Employer name Sullivan County Swcd Amount $58,838.29 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JACQUELINE D Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $58,838.25 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, KEVIN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,837.99 Date 11/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, ROBERT Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $58,837.75 Date 10/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNETT, CLINTON H Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,837.69 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, WILLIE C Employer name Town of Islip Amount $58,837.60 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATWIEJCZUK, TERESA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,837.50 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULIO, MARISSA L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,836.97 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MEO, DEAN M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,836.92 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGANA, JOSE Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $58,836.58 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOSHAW, MATTHEW C Employer name City of Watertown Amount $58,836.53 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALLARD, MARIANNE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,836.40 Date 04/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,836.28 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLIN, NEDJMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $58,836.10 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANAGURSKY, CHRISTYN M Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,836.08 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, SARAH M Employer name NYS School For The Blind Amount $58,835.69 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, SHARRON Y Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,835.58 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, FRANK D D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $58,835.53 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, RANDY R Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $58,835.34 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUWERKERK, KEVIN M Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $58,835.33 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, BRIAN R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,835.23 Date 07/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BLARCOM, MARY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $58,835.20 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, DEBORAH L Employer name Corning Community College Amount $58,835.02 Date 10/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System