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 MEHER, BRYON M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, CONCHITA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGRACE, LAURA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, BRIAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCHEL, GAIL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 03/09/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, IVELISSE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,340.78 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHERESE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $53,340.74 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, WILLIAM G Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $53,340.74 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHIAFAVA, THOMAS J Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $53,340.42 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, EMELINA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,340.23 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDIN, KATHLEEN V Employer name Attica CSD Amount $53,340.19 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLUNE, COLLEEN M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $53,340.04 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEACORD, ELAINE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,339.98 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, CHRISTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,339.94 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMON, BENJAMIN J Employer name Madison County Amount $53,339.73 Date 10/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ERIC W Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $53,339.67 Date 08/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONARO, JOHN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $53,339.50 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LA TOYA C Employer name Erie County Amount $53,339.33 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, DANIEL V Employer name Westchester County Amount $53,339.32 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAK, DAN B Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $53,339.31 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANCEL, MARITZA Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $53,339.29 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN M Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,339.23 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPA, ERIC J Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $53,339.07 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, ALEJANDRA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $53,338.83 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KIM A Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $53,338.73 Date 09/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORINGER, FRANK A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,338.63 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSEY, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $53,338.27 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, AMANDA Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $53,338.23 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KASSAN W Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $53,338.00 Date 03/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESADA, MOHSEN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,337.96 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINFORD, LISA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $53,337.96 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, JUANITA Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $53,337.88 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, CAROL A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,337.67 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JOANN E Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $53,337.53 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHIL, THOMAS J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $53,337.51 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $53,337.37 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ERIN D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $53,337.33 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,337.26 Date 10/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETON, JANELLE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,337.16 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSKE, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $53,337.11 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MICHELLE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $53,337.01 Date 08/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDRICK, AMANDA M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $53,336.99 Date 11/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, MERCEDES Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $53,336.94 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCHI, ANDREW R Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $53,336.60 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAUL, JAMES D Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $53,336.53 Date 03/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, ANDREA L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $53,336.49 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGERT, DAVID S Employer name Starpoint CSD Amount $53,336.00 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, RANDALL S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $53,335.96 Date 11/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, CHAD M Employer name Town of Bath Amount $53,335.94 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNER, COLIN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $53,335.46 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PAULINE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $53,335.21 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCK, RONALD A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,334.96 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, RONALD R, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,334.82 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, KEITH A Employer name Montgomery County Amount $53,334.41 Date 01/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POND, JEFFREY L, JR Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $53,334.33 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWIBELL, EVAN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $53,334.26 Date 11/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELKEY, REBECCA A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $53,334.23 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, DIANE A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,334.06 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, SHIMONE D Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $53,333.97 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIHLER, TERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $53,333.95 Date 02/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPOWSKI, KAYLA B Employer name Department of State Amount $53,333.74 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, ANTOINETTE R L Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,333.31 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNE, JESSICA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,332.73 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEH, DAWN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $53,332.73 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, RONALD Employer name Maine-Endwell CSD Amount $53,332.68 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, LARRY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $53,332.21 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, INEZ M Employer name Babylon Public Library Amount $53,332.20 Date 01/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, LAURA P Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $53,331.92 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, SHARON A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $53,331.81 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVAGLIO, DENISE P Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $53,331.63 Date 12/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIA, ADRIENNE M Employer name Department of Law Amount $53,331.62 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DENNIS W Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $53,331.60 Date 05/24/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, LORIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $53,331.26 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENCZAR, MATTHEW W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $53,331.12 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADEAU, KELLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $53,330.75 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, LORRAINE E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $53,330.69 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, CINDY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,330.49 Date 03/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, MICHAEL G, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $53,330.16 Date 05/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KELLY R Employer name Orange County Amount $53,330.13 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JUDY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,329.90 Date 12/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTS, DAVID M Employer name Town of Newfane Amount $53,329.90 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $53,329.82 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MICHAEL T Employer name Orleans County Amount $53,329.80 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, LORRIE S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $53,329.20 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARIJO E Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $53,328.92 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWELL, EARNESTINE V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $53,328.02 Date 06/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROTTY, PATRICK F Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $53,327.82 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, ARTHUR J, JR Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $53,327.79 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVARADO, JAQUELINE V Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $53,327.78 Date 08/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, LINDSAY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,327.70 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, MARK A Employer name Monroe County Amount $53,327.55 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ANNA F Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $53,327.42 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, OLA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $53,327.37 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARY, KATHY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,327.30 Date 11/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLO, MARIO, JR Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,327.28 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ANTONIO J Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $53,327.26 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System