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 SCHAD, LAWRENCE C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,616.87 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Rome Amount $58,616.85 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARROW, KEVIN W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,616.70 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULKAN, ROOPCHAND Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,616.40 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANOVSKY, ALEXANDER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,616.24 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONSANI, CHERYL P Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,616.09 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL J Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $58,615.97 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, RYAN K Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $58,615.95 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name QUICK, JAMES C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,615.91 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZEO, NINO R Employer name Town of Lake George Amount $58,615.75 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHON, JANET E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $58,615.65 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELENOWITZ, PATRICIA M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,615.64 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, FERNANDO Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $58,615.54 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOVER, DAWN M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,615.42 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JULIA H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,615.36 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JOSHUA R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $58,615.23 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTIER, TIMOTHY A Employer name Albany County Amount $58,615.00 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELIZABETH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,614.37 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRYANN, KYLE L Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $58,614.19 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASON, KAREN A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,614.15 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWERS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,614.11 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRYAN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $58,613.95 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERRON, LAURA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,613.77 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBERGER, DEBORAH L Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $58,613.12 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, SYLVIA A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $58,613.12 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, EVELINA C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,612.41 Date 05/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWISON, STEPHANIE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,612.39 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ROBIN D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,612.07 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, JULIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,611.09 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, BARRY W Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,610.94 Date 08/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, JANET S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,610.82 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFARATTA, WILLIAM T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,610.41 Date 12/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYGAND, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,610.28 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHLABACH, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $58,609.74 Date 07/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUISTE, JERRY R Employer name City of Batavia Amount $58,609.64 Date 07/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEBALDI-WEEKS, LAURA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,609.56 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLEY, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Putnam County Amount $58,609.25 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOREN, FRANK, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $58,609.08 Date 05/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICHE, GRACE O Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $58,608.97 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERY, EMMANUELLA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $58,608.71 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MELISSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,608.44 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANCHELLI, JOSEPH Employer name City of Lockport Amount $58,608.05 Date 04/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TERESA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,607.88 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, GREGORY J Employer name Town of Olive Amount $58,607.85 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALGANO, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,607.73 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAHIG, ZELENE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,607.70 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, CHARLENE T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,607.70 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DOUGLAS J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $58,607.48 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, IVAN Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $58,607.47 Date 12/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEASE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $58,607.02 Date 02/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLENBERGER, HOLLY L Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $58,606.76 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, JUSTIN R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $58,606.50 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $58,606.16 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, BERNARD J, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,606.15 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESON, JEFFREY P Employer name Town of Somerset Amount $58,605.86 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLAUDIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,605.73 Date 02/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPH, JENNIFER Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,605.64 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTIVISSIMO, WILLIAM E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,605.60 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Onondaga Amount $58,605.60 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIGAN, ROBERT T Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $58,605.60 Date 08/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALESTRO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,605.47 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, PAUL M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $58,604.85 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONAN, MICHAEL Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,604.65 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHERINE N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $58,604.61 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASIER, SANDRA L Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,604.55 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAGLUSO, ANDREA Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $58,604.45 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, DEBRA E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $58,604.42 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSEY, SHANNON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $58,603.61 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $58,603.00 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSSELER, JAMES D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,602.84 Date 10/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, PAUL D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $58,602.83 Date 01/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLSON, DEBORAH Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,602.78 Date 07/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CLIFFORD B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $58,602.64 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOLA, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,602.64 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMER, CHARLES Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $58,602.25 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, MICHAEL L Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $58,602.23 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TENNANT, GABRIEL M Employer name Chenango County Amount $58,602.17 Date 03/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, MARILYN Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $58,602.02 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, TIMOTHY K Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $58,601.85 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, CATHY T Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $58,601.81 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADILLO, LISA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,601.54 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, SUE L Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $58,601.45 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL T Employer name Broome County Amount $58,601.33 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, LORI A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,601.30 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOGIN, NANETTE M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,601.30 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAIN, HEATHER A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $58,600.84 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, ANDRE Employer name Rockland County Amount $58,600.62 Date 05/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MARIELA Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $58,600.52 Date 07/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LYNN E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $58,600.36 Date 07/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENWAY, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Schroeppel Amount $58,600.32 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, TYLER J Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,600.20 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASS, HARRY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,600.19 Date 10/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEVERE, FRANCISCO Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,599.91 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELTZ, THOMAS B, JR Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $58,599.88 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENZ, PHYLLIS J Employer name Saranac CSD Amount $58,599.88 Date 09/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRUCK, DALE G, JR Employer name Alden CSD Amount $58,599.73 Date 05/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS-BETHEA, SICELY V Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,599.33 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, GARY G Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $58,598.96 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, LAURIE E Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,598.95 Date 03/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLMAN, DEBORAH M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $58,598.90 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System