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 SHERMAN, DEBORAH Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $58,713.50 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JAY W Employer name Erie County Amount $58,713.20 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMBROTO, LOUIS B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,713.18 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, RODERICK W, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,713.05 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $58,713.05 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLIOD, ADRIAN J Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,712.31 Date 12/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, EDWARD R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,712.26 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORTRIGHT, LANE S Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,712.05 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUZZI, DIANE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,712.05 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LYNN M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $58,712.02 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAZIK, WENDI Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,711.98 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, RAYMOND M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $58,711.91 Date 11/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, NINA C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,711.60 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNETER, DANNY Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $58,711.52 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CATHERINE A Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $58,710.85 Date 04/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, WALLACE Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $58,710.71 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, LYNN M Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $58,710.25 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WILLIAM J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,710.00 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, VINCENZO S Employer name Albany County Amount $58,709.77 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORIC, JOANNE C Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,709.69 Date 04/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,709.39 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERSLAUGH, JUNE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $58,709.32 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE-SCHENK, MARY R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,709.24 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARYANOV, METTE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $58,708.79 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ DE VICTORIA, NICOLE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,708.78 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, RYAN J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $58,708.40 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, JAMES J Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $58,708.37 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPMAN, WAYNE R, JR Employer name Lewis County Amount $58,708.26 Date 02/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORNSTROM, KELLY J Employer name Victor CSD Amount $58,707.47 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINHA, SMRITI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,707.40 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, MEGAN N Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,707.35 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, JOSEPHINE E Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $58,707.09 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JULIA R Employer name Warren County Amount $58,706.80 Date 08/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TINA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,705.79 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, JAMIN E Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $58,705.59 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DANIELLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,705.58 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPINO, KRISTEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,705.40 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDAL, DENISE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,705.33 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIARINO, ADRIENE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,705.18 Date 06/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSTED, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $58,704.78 Date 12/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGLER, GREGORY F Employer name Town of Warrensburg Amount $58,704.78 Date 10/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYATT, DAWNA N Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,704.31 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JEREMY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,704.30 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOOS, PETER H Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,704.26 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESSA, JAMIE D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,704.19 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JUAN B Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $58,703.90 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, JASON M Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $58,703.89 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POSENJAK, DAVID J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,703.79 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJERKHOLT, CHRIS T Employer name Oyster Bay Sewer District Amount $58,703.76 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CILIONE, PETER Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $58,703.45 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, IVETTE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,703.27 Date 07/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-BRUNSON, YVETTE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,702.94 Date 09/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKETT, MARY J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,702.48 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUERGENS, ALEX G Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $58,702.22 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULBERT, JASON S Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $58,702.17 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLER, TIMOTHY C Employer name Iroquois CSD Amount $58,702.03 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTRONE, MATTHEW J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $58,701.94 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSALL, MINNIE L Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,701.91 Date 11/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TERRI J Employer name Spencerport CSD Amount $58,701.90 Date 10/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLAN, MARY G Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $58,701.72 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNIGAN, JASON A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $58,701.62 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHABRIAL, JACQUELINE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,701.51 Date 01/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, TONI L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $58,701.48 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPADIA, SUSHIL V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,701.35 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, ADAM A Employer name Town of Thompson Amount $58,700.99 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDNEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $58,700.98 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRBACKER, MAUREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,700.87 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KIM K Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $58,700.73 Date 12/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DAVID Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,700.13 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, JASON J Employer name Town of Victor Amount $58,700.04 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, JOHN J Employer name City of Lockport Amount $58,699.94 Date 10/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, BETH A Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $58,699.73 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLF, DAVID M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,699.70 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRISTINA M Employer name City of Lockport Amount $58,699.60 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORO, ANTONIO C Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,699.48 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSWELL, LATRENDA H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,699.48 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTHOHN, CASEY G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $58,698.87 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSCHER, KYLE S Employer name Hamburg CSD Amount $58,698.67 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOECKER, JOHN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,698.59 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JENNIFER DONNA-ANN Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $58,698.24 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASINAIT, DAWN M Employer name Orleans County Amount $58,697.83 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, STEVEN J Employer name Broome County Amount $58,697.59 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FEE, EVAN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,697.32 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DARBY, JOHN C Employer name Education Department Amount $58,697.29 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALANCHERIL, JESSEN C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $58,697.00 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, SHERRY L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,696.39 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARMIENTO, ALFREDO Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $58,696.39 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTWICH, GLENN L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,696.24 Date 08/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOHN V Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,696.19 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,695.96 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, BRIAN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,695.86 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES J Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $58,695.08 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FEX, GREGORY J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $58,694.99 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOK, JOANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,694.80 Date 12/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANNING, MARGUERITE E Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $58,694.55 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, RICKY B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,694.39 Date 08/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHE, CECILE G Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $58,694.30 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATECOLA, MICHAEL P Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,694.14 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, JENNIFER Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $58,693.51 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSCHENK, GEORGE G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $58,693.39 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System