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 RYAN, MATTHEW M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,633.25 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWOTA, KRISTEN J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,633.20 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, KENNETH A, III Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,633.05 Date 12/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETCHLESS, MICHAEL A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,632.75 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALAID, VIRGIL E Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $58,632.52 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAEED, AZMAT Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,632.30 Date 09/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GERTY, THOMAS P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $58,631.83 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, TRACY A Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $58,631.74 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIVITZA, KATHLEEN Employer name North Rose-Wolcott CSD Amount $58,631.56 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZELET, JAMES P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $58,631.45 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CROIX, KERRY B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,631.23 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDO, JOSEPH A, II Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $58,631.18 Date 09/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSLER, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Lockport Amount $58,631.16 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAYWOOD, RICHARD G Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,631.10 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAKEFIELD, DANE C Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $58,630.79 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, BETH A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $58,630.58 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGAUGH, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,630.43 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHICHESTER, MARY K Employer name Middleburgh CSD Amount $58,630.00 Date 09/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHINNEY, KRISTINE M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,629.50 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALUISIO, JAMES J Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $58,629.27 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURJAR, SUHAS N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,629.07 Date 03/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBOLDT, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,628.97 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAVID A Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,628.95 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, THOMAS C Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,628.91 Date 06/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MELINDA A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $58,628.41 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEBEL, TAMIKE Y Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,628.23 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LYNNE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $58,628.09 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPIONE, STEVEN L, SR Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $58,628.09 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKAITIS, WILLIAM J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,628.01 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILINCA, DANIELA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $58,627.87 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, MAUREEN Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $58,627.72 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $58,627.61 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSZEWSKI, JACOB F Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $58,627.60 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAINOR, MARTHA M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $58,627.41 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, MARK A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,627.41 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, EVA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $58,627.24 Date 08/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY P Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,627.21 Date 04/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JOYCE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,626.93 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLUS, DONNA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $58,626.92 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, JUSTIN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $58,626.61 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORANZY, ERIN A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,626.42 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSH, LESLIE E Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $58,626.39 Date 06/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPF, CAITLIN A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,626.19 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, MARK C Employer name Clinton County Amount $58,626.07 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERNARO, CARMELA Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $58,626.00 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESNER, DANIEL E Employer name Erie County Amount $58,625.88 Date 02/12/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISCHMANN, BRIAN J Employer name Randolph Academy UFSD Amount $58,625.78 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKULA, ALINA M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $58,625.44 Date 01/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, ANTHONY J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,625.18 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASSMAN, JAMES G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,625.16 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JONATHAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,625.11 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHMAN, KATHRYN M Employer name NYS Association of Counties Amount $58,625.07 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTCHMER, DOUGLAS L Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,625.04 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,624.79 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLOTTE, DAVID T Employer name City of Geneva Amount $58,624.52 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARRICONE, JOSEPH R Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,624.05 Date 09/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, PATRICK M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $58,624.03 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, PAULINE C Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $58,623.62 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, KIRK Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,623.57 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGYROS, EMILY K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,623.40 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACY, JANET C Employer name Steuben County Amount $58,623.33 Date 10/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPPSTROM, DAVID K Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $58,623.28 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARKEENA S Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $58,623.24 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, JAY L Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $58,622.93 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELTHROP, JASMINE L Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $58,622.84 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDUL-HAKIM, HASHABAH Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $58,622.80 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OROUDJOV, VOUGAR Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,622.25 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, MARIELA Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $58,622.12 Date 07/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLNER, KEVIN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $58,621.91 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRYVER, MICHAEL G Employer name Jefferson County Amount $58,621.82 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MATTHEW R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $58,621.67 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DEBORAH J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,621.62 Date 12/03/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $58,621.27 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,621.00 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,621.00 Date 08/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIM, JODY E Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $58,620.90 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHON, DEBORA S Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $58,620.70 Date 02/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, LAUREN G Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,620.59 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOEY, JULIANNA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,620.53 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, PATRICK J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $58,620.44 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, EVELYN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,620.41 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, STEVEN Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $58,619.78 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, PIERRE J Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,619.77 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JAMES C Employer name Fulton City School Dist Amount $58,619.02 Date 08/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, NICHOLAS W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,618.57 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, IRENE B Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $58,618.49 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, JASMINE P Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $58,618.27 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JANET Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,618.18 Date 04/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, BRYANT A Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $58,618.00 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASCIOLI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $58,617.84 Date 07/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, MARY L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,617.80 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MICHAEL E Employer name Ulster County Amount $58,617.54 Date 03/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANI, REGINA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,617.45 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCH-PALUDI, MOLLY S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $58,617.26 Date 07/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVANS, MATTHEW J Employer name Allegany County Amount $58,617.23 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHANS, PETER N Employer name Erie County Amount $58,617.19 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTAN, TODD A Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $58,617.18 Date 02/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, GENEVA M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,617.03 Date 07/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, JUDITH B Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $58,617.02 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASNICK, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $58,617.01 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System