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 HESS, JON A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,162.78 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESSO, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $58,162.70 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATSO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,162.66 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JOSHUA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $58,162.46 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARCHE, HELEN L Employer name City of White Plains Amount $58,161.93 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, NATHAN D Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $58,161.84 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUZYCKY, NICHOLAS P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $58,161.79 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, MIGUEL A Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $58,161.70 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEATH, CECILIA M Employer name Pub Employment Relations Bd Amount $58,161.50 Date 08/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, NINA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,161.45 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSILI, FREDRICK M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,161.43 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERIS, MARGARET A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,161.43 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MELISSA H Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $58,161.30 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONIS, EDNA J Employer name Fallsburg CSD Amount $58,161.19 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREFFILETTI, KATRINA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,161.02 Date 09/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEDICK, LYNNE M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $58,161.02 Date 08/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANELLI, LORI M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $58,161.02 Date 03/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CAROLE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,160.84 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MARILYN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,160.83 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, MARC Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $58,160.75 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAN DOMENICO, MICHAEL C Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,160.44 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSS, KENNETH R, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $58,160.39 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCZYNSKI, KELSEY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,160.08 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SARAH Employer name Ontario County Amount $58,159.94 Date 03/06/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIDLEY, SUZANNE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $58,159.58 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MONICA K Employer name Monroe County Amount $58,159.47 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, ANDREA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $58,159.19 Date 10/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, LAURA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $58,159.12 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY-SNOW, KRISTINA B Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $58,158.95 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SVINGALA, SHARON L Employer name Columbia County Amount $58,158.92 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, JAMES A Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $58,158.85 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPOLT, CHRISTIAN P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,158.74 Date 11/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENZA, JOSEPH A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $58,158.55 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHIRLEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $58,157.92 Date 07/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLERY, JANNA Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,157.92 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $58,157.42 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICZKOWSKI, KAREN L Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $58,157.29 Date 02/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAINE, GABRIEL R Employer name Cornell University Amount $58,157.13 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAS, RICHARD J Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $58,156.93 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WANDA A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,156.74 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLAND, MICHELE Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $58,156.73 Date 02/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, BRITTNIE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $58,156.71 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, JEREMY P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $58,156.47 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, LILLIAN E Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $58,156.41 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANE, FRANK T Employer name City of Geneva Amount $58,156.39 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALWAY, BRENDA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $58,156.19 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERMANN, E HEIDE Employer name Division of State Police Amount $58,156.11 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCHETTI, MICHAEL A Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $58,156.05 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHITTINO, DANIELLE F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,156.05 Date 10/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JEFFREY Employer name Department of State Amount $58,156.05 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, WARREN A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,155.67 Date 04/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, CHRISTENE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,155.66 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLY, JEFFREY J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $58,155.44 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, VICTOR S Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $58,155.35 Date 06/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTJE, MARIANN P Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $58,155.30 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIER, DAVID R Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $58,155.19 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, NANCY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $58,155.12 Date 03/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AUTUMN J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $58,155.09 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRIGAN, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $58,155.05 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERNER-PARGAMENT, LINDA J Employer name Eastport/S. Manor CSD Amount $58,154.98 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHRISTINE L Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $58,154.79 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORELAND, LEONIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $58,154.79 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALCK, RONALD W Employer name Town of Sennett Amount $58,154.63 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANADIA-LEONARD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,154.20 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, DAWN E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $58,153.27 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINMANN, GLENN R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,153.17 Date 11/19/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHERMEYER, CHRISTINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $58,153.06 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLAND, LEANNA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,152.96 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $58,152.90 Date 07/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, TINA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $58,152.84 Date 10/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, ANA M Employer name Village of Great Neck Plaza Amount $58,152.24 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILABRERA, ARLENE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $58,151.48 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOFF-EDES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Montgomery County Amount $58,151.23 Date 04/18/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $58,150.88 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEESEMAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $58,150.81 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEMOTE, JASON L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $58,150.53 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, ANDREW A Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $58,150.43 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRY, MELISSA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $58,150.09 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUPEK, ROBERT Employer name Office of General Services Amount $58,150.06 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEO, PAUL Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $58,150.06 Date 05/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINNEY, RYAN P Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $58,150.06 Date 05/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, KEVIN L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $58,150.01 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACEK, MARY Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $58,149.98 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROMWELL, VINENA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $58,149.96 Date 07/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASO, RODICA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $58,149.91 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKERS, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,149.90 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, DONNA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $58,149.83 Date 10/03/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEBOLDT, CONSTANCE A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $58,149.61 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICIATI, LINDA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $58,149.57 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, BRIAN J Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $58,149.48 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JAMEL R Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $58,148.90 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTEN, ROBERT C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $58,148.34 Date 03/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHAMED, SHAMEENA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $58,148.22 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, GINELLE N Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $58,148.21 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, SUSAN K Employer name Madison County Amount $58,147.88 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEMAN, ZETH E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $58,147.48 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEY, CASSIE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $58,147.47 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NIKITA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $58,147.45 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDOM, QUINTIN T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $58,147.22 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROUP, DIANNE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $58,147.17 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System