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 MC COY, TINA V Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,266.65 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEL, THOMAS E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $56,266.60 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDZISZEWSKI, MARK S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $56,266.26 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTOWKA, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $56,266.07 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTON, ADAM J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,265.98 Date 05/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SARAH M Employer name Canandaigua City School Dist Amount $56,265.28 Date 08/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOELLES, RICHARD J Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $56,265.26 Date 08/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DONALD G, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,265.08 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, JENNIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,264.76 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, DICK Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $56,264.67 Date 09/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATKA, PAUL A Employer name Niagara County Amount $56,264.45 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINARIK, ROBERT D Employer name Shoreham-Wading River CSD Amount $56,264.42 Date 04/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, MELVIN A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,264.38 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, VALERIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $56,264.33 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, EMILY Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $56,264.29 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJCIECHOWSKI, KELLY L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $56,264.24 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, ELSA C Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $56,264.21 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $56,264.12 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AARON K Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $56,263.99 Date 06/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOHN M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $56,263.87 Date 01/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, ROCCO Employer name Westchester County Amount $56,263.85 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMBLE, DANICA L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $56,263.50 Date 12/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JAMES M Employer name Clifton Park Water Authority Amount $56,263.14 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, SEAN V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $56,262.87 Date 07/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLENT, MARIA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $56,262.85 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSTONE, MARK J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $56,262.50 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, MATTHEW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,262.30 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCONNOR, PENNY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,262.29 Date 02/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, GREGORY G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,261.70 Date 10/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESCH, KEITH M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,261.70 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, JUSTIN D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,261.70 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILHELM, JASON A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $56,261.70 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, DAVID W Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $56,261.62 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDEN, JEFFREY A Employer name Wellsville CSD Amount $56,261.58 Date 01/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, NICHOLAS M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,261.54 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, DONNA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $56,261.19 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $56,260.95 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESNUT, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $56,260.94 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,260.85 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DARLINE M Employer name Penfield CSD Amount $56,260.82 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, STEPHEN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $56,260.37 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, NICOLE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,260.24 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANGELA R Employer name Orange County Amount $56,260.21 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, KARLEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $56,260.11 Date 08/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCHELLI, DONALD J Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $56,260.00 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, THOMAS R Employer name Wayne County Amount $56,259.89 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, KATELYN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $56,259.69 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENICASE, STEVEN Employer name Ulster County Amount $56,259.64 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNE, RICHARD A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $56,259.48 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DONNAH M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $56,259.35 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANT, DANIEL W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,259.32 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, HAROLD R Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $56,259.32 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDOZA, HIRIS Y Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $56,259.17 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGAN, RICHARD A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $56,258.76 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODACRE, KRISTA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,258.69 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLIN, MELISSA A Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,258.63 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JUSTIN L Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $56,258.43 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBEOR, PAIGE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,258.14 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENGOZ, HAMIT Employer name New Hyde Pk-Garden Cty Pk UFSD Amount $56,257.95 Date 01/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,257.90 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, LARRY A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $56,257.64 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARR, KENYETTA E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,257.61 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIK, DANIEL G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $56,257.59 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOGBY, STEPHANIE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,257.00 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADIS, LAUREN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,257.00 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEBERGEN, BRENT W Employer name Clymer CSD Amount $56,256.76 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGHERTY, PATRICK P Employer name Town of Kirkland Amount $56,256.64 Date 02/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GHEE, SHARIF J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $56,256.53 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMER, SARAH L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $56,256.52 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISHIYAMA, WESLEY D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $56,256.20 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, THELMA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,256.04 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAYDIS, T VINCENT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,255.73 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAWAY, SHELIA B Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $56,255.47 Date 09/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCCIA, MARGARET M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $56,255.31 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, ARCANGEL Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $56,255.26 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $56,255.26 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ, ALEKSANDRA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $56,255.11 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOARES, ERIC J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $56,255.07 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, ASHLEY R Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $56,254.69 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUISI, MATTEO, III Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $56,254.40 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ELLIN M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $56,253.93 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARLOCK, KATHY M Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $56,253.76 Date 12/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBSEINE, KATHRYN ROSE P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $56,253.72 Date 11/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, CRAIG D Employer name Town of Pendleton Amount $56,253.59 Date 03/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERAME, WILLIAM C Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $56,252.97 Date 05/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, ALFRED J Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,252.94 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANEPENTO, LORETA Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $56,252.72 Date 11/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, PATRICIA E Employer name Columbia County Amount $56,252.63 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITT, KAREN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $56,252.09 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, CHEE H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,252.04 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, KENNETH D Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $56,251.70 Date 05/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROUK, AMANDA J Employer name Orange County Amount $56,251.65 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, KAREN Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $56,251.62 Date 07/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKER, SUSAN H Employer name Cato-Meridian CSD Amount $56,251.10 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSHALL, NICOLE R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,250.77 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAIRBORNE, ANDRE C Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $56,250.45 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, NICOLE Y Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $56,250.33 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNASZ, DAVID J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $56,249.94 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, SHELLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $56,249.91 Date 02/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, JO-LYNN Employer name Cornell University Amount $56,249.79 Date 08/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System