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 SEXTON, GEORGE B Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $57,597.45 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $57,597.39 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, COREY R Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $57,597.13 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JUSTIN J Employer name Town of Chautauqua Amount $57,596.48 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, STEFANIE A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $57,596.06 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENSLEY, THERESA F Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $57,595.88 Date 05/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLINI, CHERISE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $57,595.76 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JOCELYN Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,595.47 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, NATALIE S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $57,595.46 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, ALEJANDRA Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $57,594.85 Date 06/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOAN, ALLYN C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $57,594.80 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANJAC, AMIRA Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $57,594.68 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLATIN, RICHARD G, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,594.37 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE-KILDUFF, AIDA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $57,594.09 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, JENNIFER L Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $57,594.05 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMMINS, JACQUELINE Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $57,593.68 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, MICHAEL T Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $57,593.62 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CARLOS Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $57,593.55 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GREGORY L Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $57,593.41 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDARD, RICHARD T Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $57,593.26 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE-MORGAN, THELMA J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,593.05 Date 11/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JEANNE M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $57,592.92 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCULSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $57,592.74 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOEWENSTEIN, MARYANN Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $57,592.67 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NICHOLA A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $57,592.60 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNA, RICHARD H Employer name Town of Manchester Amount $57,592.58 Date 02/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,592.52 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIESSEN, GERTRUDE E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $57,592.33 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLIATIS, ZORKA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $57,592.27 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYWOOD, NICHOLAS S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $57,592.23 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL-IRVING, SHERRONDA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $57,591.92 Date 07/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, KELLY L Employer name Hutchings Childrens Services Amount $57,591.89 Date 04/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, JOEL M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $57,591.36 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTA, GERALDINE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $57,590.92 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBULL, DEAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,590.80 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANEK, DANUTA K Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $57,590.72 Date 03/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCZYK, CATHERINE F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $57,590.27 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, JEFFERY C Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $57,590.24 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSANO, KIM M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,590.10 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONINX-WILEY, LACHELE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $57,589.98 Date 05/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOUD, NOEL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,589.95 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATAN, ARLENE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $57,589.91 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOUSSE, ANN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $57,589.79 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, NADINE M M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $57,589.70 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCI, BONNIE A Employer name City of Middletown Amount $57,589.55 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, KUIYANG Employer name Office For Technology Amount $57,589.51 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, EMILY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $57,589.33 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENCZA, LISA R Employer name Florida UFSD Amount $57,589.33 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, ANGELA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,589.16 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, BRYAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $57,589.07 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELTON, KEITH Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,588.89 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTKAMP, WILLIAM H Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $57,588.64 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICK, PATTI A Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $57,588.54 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSER, EMILY G Employer name Erie County Amount $57,588.48 Date 01/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDI, ALEX M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,588.13 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, BRIAN D Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $57,588.03 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, KURT T Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $57,587.66 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JODY A Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $57,587.56 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VANCE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $57,587.39 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DAVID D Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $57,587.17 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEY, DEBRA L Employer name Hamilton CSD Amount $57,587.03 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUSCH, JEANNINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $57,586.83 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, JAMES Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $57,586.82 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARSBECK, MARY H Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $57,586.76 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANO, NANCY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $57,586.68 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDROS, LORI L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $57,586.47 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MARK E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $57,586.42 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STASIO, MATTHEW J Employer name Ulster County Amount $57,586.21 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LAWRENCE J Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $57,585.60 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREVICH, JOHN F Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $57,585.50 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVIUS, BRIAN P Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $57,585.37 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, RUBEN D Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $57,584.78 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROGER L Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $57,583.64 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JAMIE S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $57,583.60 Date 06/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRYMAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Franklin County Amount $57,583.50 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZZI, CHERYL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,583.50 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, ARANKA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $57,583.07 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, NANCY L Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $57,582.95 Date 01/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $57,582.89 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEBKE, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $57,582.74 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REILLY, VINCENT J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $57,582.49 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, TRUDIE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $57,582.24 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZARON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $57,582.00 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIEIRA, ROBIN L Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $57,581.68 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, LUISA M Employer name Essex County Amount $57,581.60 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, NICHOLAS E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,581.57 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, WILLIAM A Employer name Nassau County Amount $57,581.47 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $57,581.08 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OH, GEIK C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $57,580.99 Date 02/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASULA, THOMAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $57,580.87 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIANO-SCHARA, JOSEPH L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $57,580.82 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, LORRAINE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $57,580.28 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMKOSKY, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $57,580.23 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTNEY, ELIZABETH Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $57,580.13 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHLEIWET, REEMA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $57,579.84 Date 05/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $57,579.32 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, JAMES M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $57,578.92 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVE, CHEROKEE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $57,578.89 Date 04/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JOHN B, III Employer name Putnam County Amount $57,578.87 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, TAMMY S Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $57,578.34 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System