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 FREELOVE, TINA M Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $56,678.16 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHINSKY, JOSEPH A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $56,678.11 Date 06/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WENDY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $56,678.00 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, EULALIA G Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,677.91 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DIANE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $56,677.81 Date 02/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RUSSEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,677.77 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, ALYSSA C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,677.37 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, SHANE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,676.92 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANBERG, BRENDAN J Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $56,676.79 Date 09/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, LEROY H Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $56,676.68 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYMOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $56,676.54 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRALL, DONNA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $56,676.39 Date 01/02/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, DONNA L Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $56,676.36 Date 06/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, JOSEPH G Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $56,675.79 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORK, EDWARD D Employer name Franklin County Amount $56,675.75 Date 11/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DOUGLAS S Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $56,675.69 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEON, RENEE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,675.56 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APESSOS, ANTONIA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,675.42 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOEHRING, TINA M Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $56,675.42 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTO, SANTINA Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $56,675.29 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, SHARLENE A Employer name Albany County Amount $56,674.80 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOTT, PHILLIP G Employer name Town of Gates Amount $56,674.79 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATHENS, ANGELICA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,674.56 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAMARI, JUSTIN P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $56,674.55 Date 06/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORNEAU, CHERYL L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,674.53 Date 06/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, KAREEM N Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,674.52 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, GREGORY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $56,674.06 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JAIME A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,673.91 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TYLER A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,673.62 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, HOWARD L, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,673.62 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSCHUTZ, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Greece Amount $56,673.55 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITONTI, BETH L Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,673.31 Date 10/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, NATHAN T Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $56,673.10 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, NIDIA C Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $56,673.00 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONCOA, RENE Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $56,672.70 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIASSO, JEFFREY L Employer name Education Department Amount $56,672.69 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, TERENCE J Employer name Boces-Otsego Northern Catskill Amount $56,672.69 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTORE, STEVEN G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $56,672.56 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, CHRISTINE E Employer name Oswego County Amount $56,672.46 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, DAVID Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,672.46 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, LASHEAM N Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $56,672.36 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENWARE, MATTHEW M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $56,672.13 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLAND, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,671.90 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NATALIE Employer name Education Department Amount $56,671.83 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBY, TONYA R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,671.81 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABAT, CYNTHIA Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $56,671.66 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, PETER T Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,671.37 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEZEN, FRANCISCO J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,670.89 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,670.45 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, STEVEN L Employer name City of Corning Amount $56,670.24 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTER, MICHELE C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,670.09 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMPLER, LLOYD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $56,669.79 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS E Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $56,669.74 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALARICO, CHARLENE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,669.70 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERS, ROBIN D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $56,669.56 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJOIE, RONALD A Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $56,669.48 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABRAL, EFRAIN Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $56,669.24 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHL, BOBBI JO Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,669.06 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OZOG, ROSANNE F Employer name Poland CSD Amount $56,668.95 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTOW, STEPHANIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,668.93 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMI, DIANNE L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $56,668.50 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSER, JON A Employer name Town of Orwell Amount $56,668.49 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ROBERT E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $56,668.43 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLAN, ROBERTO Employer name Education Department Amount $56,668.38 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JUSTIN G Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,668.30 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MARK A Employer name Broome County Amount $56,668.27 Date 11/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIXBY, CHAD K Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $56,668.25 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CHAMEKA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $56,668.25 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KENNETH S Employer name Erie County Amount $56,668.17 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDO, MATTHEW S Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $56,667.99 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHERRY, HOLLY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $56,667.69 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $56,667.44 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKARD, ROLAND J, II Employer name Village of Homer Amount $56,667.32 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKEY, MARK D Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $56,667.29 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICCHI, LOUIS P Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $56,667.28 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, VALERIA Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $56,666.81 Date 09/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JASON C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $56,666.41 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTE, RUTH A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,666.31 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLLANO, MARIANNE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,666.25 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBORNE, MARGUERITE Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $56,666.24 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCY, DANIEL M Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $56,665.85 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, JAMES R Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $56,665.62 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, SCOTT R Employer name Livingston County Amount $56,665.62 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREATHOUSE, ANGELA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,665.52 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, JOEANN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,664.55 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZ, AMY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $56,664.11 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, HENRIKE Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $56,663.72 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, ALEXANDRA R Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $56,663.66 Date 10/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CLINT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,663.65 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, SHELLY L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $56,662.63 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNER, TRACI R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,662.47 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUTRUCHE, KETTY B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $56,662.32 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BETH M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $56,662.30 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, CARMEN N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,662.06 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNDERHILL, FRANCES P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,662.06 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHO-SCHELLENBERG, JOHN-ERIK Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,661.84 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MICHELLE L Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $56,661.35 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHELLE A Employer name Yorkshire Pioneer CSD Amount $56,661.31 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DEBRA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $56,661.29 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, O'KYEFE C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $56,661.28 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System