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 ESCHBORN, MICHAEL A Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $58,177.72 Date 10/20/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, JAN-MICHAEL Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $58,177.58 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAR, PAMELA M Employer name Alden CSD Amount $58,177.58 Date 08/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSAFRA, ANTHONY Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $58,177.50 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, INGRID M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,177.11 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, MARIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,177.10 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KIM C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $58,176.92 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JASON M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,176.84 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKARD, AMY J Employer name Erie County Amount $58,176.71 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZER, FREDERICK T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,176.66 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODSON, MARK E Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $58,176.21 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSALLO, ALEXANDER B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,176.13 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, SEAN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $58,175.89 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $58,175.81 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDINIER, RICHARD W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $58,175.79 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, JOSEPH T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $58,175.62 Date 11/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, FRANK J Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $58,175.61 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Kingston Amount $58,175.55 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, LIZ A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $58,175.39 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $58,174.62 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOKSIMOVIC, MARTA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,174.44 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKEL, DEBORAH J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,174.12 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLD, JAMES A, JR Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $58,174.08 Date 01/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADD, MICHAEL J Employer name Oneida County Amount $58,174.00 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLA, ALICE M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,173.96 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DIANE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $58,173.96 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUTURE, RICHARD P, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,173.54 Date 11/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, ERIC M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $58,173.49 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHETER, SANDRA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $58,173.49 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAVEN, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,173.40 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGNIAT, JASON D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,173.33 Date 08/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEY, JASON Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,173.17 Date 08/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, VIVIENE B Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $58,173.07 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ERIN E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,173.05 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEHAN, BRUCE F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,173.05 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, MARGARITA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,173.03 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLI, ANITA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $58,173.00 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENHEID, MONICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,171.31 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONK, JEFFREY W Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $58,171.31 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, KATIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $58,171.15 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURAY, SEKOU M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $58,170.97 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $58,170.85 Date 09/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, SHERRY Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,170.81 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARC A Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,170.80 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESANO, NANCY L Employer name Albany County Amount $58,170.04 Date 01/31/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, SHANNON L Employer name Education Department Amount $58,169.98 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, GREGORY A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $58,169.94 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $58,169.68 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, WILLIAM J, IV Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $58,169.56 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALES, DAVID Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $58,169.55 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HAGEN, COURTNEY S Employer name Broome County Amount $58,169.52 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLETE, KATHLEEN M Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $58,169.32 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTOJAS, ROBERTO J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $58,169.23 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOSHUA S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $58,169.22 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAMELA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,169.16 Date 09/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, VALERIE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $58,168.97 Date 08/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALDENWANG, ROBERT W, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $58,168.77 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENADO, ROBIN L Employer name Ramapo Housing Authority Amount $58,168.72 Date 05/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MEEGAN K Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $58,168.70 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANO, THOMAS J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $58,168.69 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRALDO, ANA H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,168.45 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, VICTOR H Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $58,168.37 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WESLEY E Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $58,168.36 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, ELLEN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,168.28 Date 01/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, SAMUEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,168.26 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTLAKE, BRADLEY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,168.17 Date 12/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTMAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,167.80 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WICKLEN, JAMES L Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $58,167.80 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCK, SHAWN M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $58,167.72 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, KEVIN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,167.72 Date 03/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTTS, KIMBERLY T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,167.28 Date 12/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, DOMINIC M Employer name Chemung County Amount $58,166.84 Date 03/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, JANICE E Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $58,166.83 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRIP, MARY H Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,166.69 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROYCE D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $58,166.63 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, SUZANNE M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $58,166.37 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, THERESA J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $58,166.31 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Jerusalem Amount $58,165.92 Date 04/16/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABOY-RIVERA, RHONDA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $58,165.90 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLAN, JONATHAN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $58,165.85 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, NORMAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $58,165.80 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISE, VALERIE A Employer name Orange County Amount $58,165.66 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $58,165.29 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLCKEMER, JOYCE A Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $58,165.28 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMILOWSKA, WILLIAM W Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $58,165.20 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, LOIS A Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $58,165.07 Date 08/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, KRISTEN M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $58,164.93 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, CLAUDIA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,164.83 Date 10/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTY, RICHARD B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,164.42 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORBY, CYNTHIA B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,164.28 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JANICE M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $58,164.20 Date 04/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINAN, LORI G Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $58,164.06 Date 11/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDDIMAN, MARK D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,164.05 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTAGH, KEVIN L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $58,163.82 Date 09/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNA, ANN T Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $58,163.80 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARRO, ANNE MARIE C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $58,163.67 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANS, DARLENE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,163.54 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, CHRISTINE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,162.88 Date 08/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, SHARON L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $58,162.87 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ALEC D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $58,162.78 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System