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 OFFHAUS, DARRYL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,423.65 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALINKAS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $54,423.42 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECKAHN, DAVID V Employer name Essex Soil,Wtr Cons District Amount $54,423.23 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, SUSAN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $54,422.94 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,422.41 Date 10/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, DONATELLA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,422.41 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDERICO, VICTORIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,422.41 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, VICTORIA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,422.41 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGAR, LISA A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,422.41 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, MELANIE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,422.41 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARENTE, ANTHONY L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $54,422.41 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DAVID E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $54,422.41 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, CHERYL D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $54,422.41 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ARLENE R Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $54,422.41 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMELL-WILSON, MICHELLE A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $54,422.41 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, JOSEPH M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $54,422.31 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, GARY L Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $54,422.17 Date 07/21/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULKIN, MARK R Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $54,422.10 Date 03/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, KATHRYNN E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $54,422.08 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTILLO, BRENDA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $54,421.93 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURTSCHE, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $54,421.90 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, JESSICA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $54,421.84 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, JEFFREY D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,421.77 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBAUD, RAYMOND L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $54,421.51 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOYE, PATRICK I Employer name Department of Health Amount $54,421.41 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, PAUL A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,421.39 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, MICHELE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $54,421.25 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, LAURA Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $54,421.20 Date 12/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, RAFAEL E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $54,420.72 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDLON, RICHARD H, JR Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $54,420.58 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHKO, CARMEN L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $54,420.33 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL B Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $54,420.16 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBA, WILLIAM C, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDOLILLO, SUZAN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISON, JESSICA D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXANTUS, JEAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 12/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 05/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZZARO, ALFRED Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 09/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MARVIN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORELLI, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 07/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHER, MATTHEW W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $54,420.14 Date 10/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRAVIS C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $54,420.05 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LAURIE A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $54,419.93 Date 06/05/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAAR, CHERYL L Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $54,419.84 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLARD, VALERIE C Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $54,419.45 Date 12/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, PAMELA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $54,419.28 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLWORTH, ZULEEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,419.19 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSE, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $54,419.14 Date 08/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, RONALD A Employer name Town of Frankfort Amount $54,419.04 Date 07/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSCHOICK, JOHN D Employer name Camden CSD Amount $54,418.82 Date 02/26/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, MARK C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $54,418.75 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GREGG S Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $54,418.72 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESNESKE, WILLIAM D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,418.38 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER-CUMMINGS, KAYON T Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $54,418.30 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $54,418.17 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MATTHEW J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $54,417.74 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDEN, TIMOTHY E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,417.70 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOY, PATSY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $54,417.66 Date 09/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, DANIEL W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $54,417.58 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, LAUREN O Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $54,417.48 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, JAMES W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,416.88 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $54,416.68 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, SORYS B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,416.37 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOS, NATHAN A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $54,416.08 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, JOYCE E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $54,416.03 Date 11/03/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, DAVID T Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,415.79 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORLEW, PETER S Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $54,415.76 Date 12/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JULIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $54,415.47 Date 01/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YADDAW, KELLY Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $54,415.32 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUBER, CAROL D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,415.29 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, MICHAEL K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,414.86 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LESLIE A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $54,414.77 Date 06/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $54,414.74 Date 10/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABINS, LEON EDWARD Employer name Village of Cohocton Amount $54,414.59 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLENBECK, JAMES T Employer name Elmira City School Dist Amount $54,414.44 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTRAM, BONNIE L Employer name Columbia County Amount $54,414.27 Date 04/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVEY, DANIEL B Employer name Town of Geneseo Amount $54,414.18 Date 03/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DEBORAH L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $54,414.00 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAWL, GEORGE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,414.00 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, BRIAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $54,413.98 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, MELANIE D Employer name Cornell University Amount $54,413.97 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBAN, PRISCILLA B Employer name Clinton County Amount $54,413.69 Date 03/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRAENOLA, GERALD A Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $54,413.66 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DANIEL W Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $54,413.55 Date 01/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREANO, ADRIANA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $54,412.87 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSTOS, EDWIN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $54,412.86 Date 12/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRK, KIM-MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $54,412.81 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHELE Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,412.80 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMSTROM, PATRICIA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $54,412.80 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMARA, OUMIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $54,412.73 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAMANN, PAUL F Employer name Monroe County Amount $54,412.65 Date 06/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONGE, LANCE R Employer name Town of Milo Amount $54,412.63 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCHNER, CRAIG R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $54,412.33 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, PATTI A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $54,412.33 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, JAMES A, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $54,411.93 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, MELANIE A Employer name Madison County Amount $54,411.93 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, HELEN JO Employer name Dutchess County Amount $54,411.89 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, JEFFREY P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $54,411.74 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Wellsville Amount $54,411.66 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System