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 DICKINSON, HALEA B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,693.96 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEALY, COLIN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,693.76 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAIRD, CHARLES A Employer name Orange County Amount $56,693.70 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JAMES P Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $56,693.54 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCHEY, WILLIAM N Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $56,693.53 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRANVAAG, DAVID D Employer name Village of Sidney Amount $56,693.26 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOHAN, MELFORD G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,693.18 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, FREDERICK L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $56,693.16 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, HOLLY J Employer name Buffalo Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $56,693.13 Date 01/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, STACY L Employer name Department of State Amount $56,693.09 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREITAS, ANTONIO L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $56,693.05 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILONNI, ANTHONY M Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,693.02 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRESCH, JONATHAN W Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $56,692.40 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, RICKY J Employer name Town of Nunda Amount $56,692.28 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICAJ, JENNIE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,692.18 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, PAMELA A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,692.13 Date 07/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $56,691.63 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, BRIAN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $56,691.37 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, MATHEW A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,691.04 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKA, JAMES P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $56,690.82 Date 02/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, DOROTHY D Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $56,690.49 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, EDWARD J Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $56,690.35 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KATHLEEN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,690.11 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRENDAN M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,690.00 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, JERRY R, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,689.83 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, KAREN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,689.67 Date 05/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, TAKINA S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,689.65 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $56,689.55 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, LAURIE ANNE B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,689.49 Date 09/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, TERRA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,689.49 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEMM, MORGAN A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,689.47 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROLLO, WENDY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,689.47 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, STEPHANIE S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $56,689.44 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ROXANE Employer name Broome County Amount $56,689.36 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBROVECH, JOHNNY Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $56,689.04 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAMEO S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,688.70 Date 01/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, STEVEN A Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $56,688.55 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLAVATY, PEGGY J Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $56,688.53 Date 11/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, DOREEN F Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $56,688.53 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITRAVICH, ROBERTA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,688.41 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHMAN, DOVID S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,688.32 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, LORRAINE A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,688.22 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSELIN, CHRISTINA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,688.20 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLEMAN, DREW C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,688.13 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIALANELLA, LAURIE A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,688.09 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSIL, NELLY D Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $56,687.90 Date 11/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACE, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $56,687.90 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENCH, KIRSTEN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,687.81 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABDEL-RAZIG, HASHIM Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $56,687.30 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKANS, LESLIE A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,687.13 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DENNISE K Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $56,686.78 Date 02/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID Employer name Johnstown City School Dist Amount $56,686.66 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, MILES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,686.22 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-AQUINO, JESSICA Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,686.13 Date 07/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, HOPE L Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,686.11 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWNSBURY, BRIAN K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $56,685.86 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $56,685.37 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ALLISON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,685.33 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELHART, JASON D Employer name Lewis County Amount $56,685.25 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPALMO, BARBARA L Employer name Sachem Public Library Amount $56,685.10 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNER, DANIEL T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $56,684.95 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDELL, ELAINE E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $56,684.85 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCE, DEBRA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,684.61 Date 05/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURDEVANT, DONNA J Employer name SUNY Coll Ceramics Alfred Univ Amount $56,684.60 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, KENNETH S Employer name Fulton County Amount $56,684.46 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $56,684.40 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLA, MARY ALICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,684.37 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, OSVALDO Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,684.30 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOE, LORILYN R Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,684.28 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MAUREEN A Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $56,684.20 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, MIGUEL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,683.63 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MERYL I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $56,683.53 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASIL, AMY L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,683.42 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERKES, KATHLEEN F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $56,682.95 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETLOCK, JOSEPH Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,682.69 Date 08/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, BONNIE M Employer name Town of Callicoon Amount $56,682.45 Date 03/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, COLLEEN A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $56,681.87 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MICHAEL S Employer name Erie County Amount $56,681.83 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JENNIFER L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,681.57 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DANIELLE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $56,681.57 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RACHAEL L Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $56,681.46 Date 04/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, DANIEL M Employer name Village of Cayuga Heights Amount $56,681.36 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DABOLT, DONALD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $56,680.60 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, LAURA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,680.49 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, JASON A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,680.29 Date 07/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBRON, TIFFANY JOY Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $56,680.18 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRY, CHARLES J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,679.72 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACON, JORGE F Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,679.70 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, NORMA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,679.54 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PENTA, ROBERT T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,679.34 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, CHANTEL D Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,679.31 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, CHELSEA M Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $56,679.22 Date 07/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANIN, LISE J Employer name Village of Chestnut Ridge Amount $56,679.18 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, FLORENCE A Employer name Village of Chestnut Ridge Amount $56,679.18 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARD, GEORGE W Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $56,679.11 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, GLORIA J Employer name Massapequa Public Library Amount $56,678.87 Date 07/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLON, LOURDES Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $56,678.82 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JANE M Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,678.71 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, YOLANDA N Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $56,678.60 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, TIMOTHY S Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,678.26 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System