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 HOUTMAN, PETER J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,638.95 Date 03/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, STACY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,638.54 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASDA, RICHARD L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $52,638.04 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAMES G Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $52,637.83 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORTH, JOSEPH T Employer name Greene County Amount $52,637.26 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTER, PATRICIA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $52,637.15 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, VILMA C Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $52,636.97 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLADKE, JACK M Employer name Schuyler County Amount $52,636.81 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, LAUREN A Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $52,636.77 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIDMAN, MARGARET Employer name Town of Somers Amount $52,636.72 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JINDRA, LINDA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,636.52 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, RICHARD J Employer name Madison County Amount $52,636.04 Date 03/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, LAURELL G Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $52,636.02 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, RHONDA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $52,635.67 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, DELMER D Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $52,635.65 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCIA, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $52,635.64 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, JENNIFER L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $52,635.62 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULMER, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,635.45 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLICOSS, KARA G Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $52,635.40 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, JACQUELIN G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $52,635.38 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, CHARLES P, II Employer name Erie County Amount $52,635.35 Date 01/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEMERHORN, DEIDRA M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $52,634.73 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, JAMES E, III Employer name City of Troy Amount $52,634.60 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TERRI N Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $52,634.30 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $52,633.79 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDLE, SARAH Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,633.74 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, MICHAEL Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $52,633.28 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITOLA, JOSEPH M Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $52,633.26 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, SUSAN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,633.25 Date 11/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALOSKI, KATHERINE M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $52,633.21 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DOUGLAS J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,633.17 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLER, VAN S Employer name Village of Voorheesville Amount $52,632.90 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODGE, LOUIS R, SR Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $52,632.80 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHALAL, LAURA D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $52,632.64 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBLBOCK, NICHOLAS J Employer name Nassau County Amount $52,632.63 Date 08/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUOZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,632.54 Date 09/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINEGAR, KATHRYN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,632.52 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ELIZABETH A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,632.32 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINSMORE, EUGENE F Employer name Town of Lysander Amount $52,632.23 Date 05/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEFFENBACHER, GEORGE W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,632.16 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOQUIN, KRISTINA V Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $52,632.14 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SCOTT J Employer name Franklin County Amount $52,632.03 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEASTRUM, JUSTIN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $52,631.65 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, LUCY Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $52,631.61 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $52,631.45 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DEBORAH R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $52,631.42 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIEWICZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $52,631.34 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TIMOTHY E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $52,630.91 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDEY, SCOTT W Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,630.50 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, JANET M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $52,630.47 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, AMY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,630.36 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRYCE, YANIQUE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $52,630.30 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREIRA, RENEE P Employer name Rockland County Amount $52,630.03 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, EMERY L, JR Employer name Hammondsport CSD Amount $52,629.97 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLER, ADAM W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $52,629.62 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISHART, CHERYLYNN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,629.36 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MICHAEL K Employer name Village of Canton Amount $52,629.31 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYCROFT, MARIE Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $52,629.10 Date 07/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETZELTER, MARGARET T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $52,629.05 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEELY, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $52,628.68 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA POTTER, MARTA F Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $52,628.56 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, LINDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $52,628.39 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RICHARD T Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $52,628.31 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPACK, JEFFREY D Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,628.13 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCARELLI, JOSEPH Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $52,628.13 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURCAND, TRASSY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $52,627.99 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL, ERICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $52,627.65 Date 02/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKDALE, WILLIAM G Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $52,627.44 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFERT, DOUGLAS E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $52,626.73 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GINA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $52,626.62 Date 02/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARBY, JEANNA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,626.48 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELIG, MICHAEL S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $52,626.40 Date 02/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVITZ, JACOB B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $52,626.38 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, CAROL A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $52,626.31 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, SHANE C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $52,626.19 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, VINCENT Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $52,626.00 Date 07/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTELLI, RICK C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $52,626.00 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, JOBIN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $52,625.97 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, CHARLENE H Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $52,625.92 Date 03/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, ELLEN M Employer name Pearl River Public Library Amount $52,625.81 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JOSEPH L Employer name City of Hornell Amount $52,625.75 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUDOL, MICHAEL J Employer name Madison County Amount $52,625.48 Date 11/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, DEBRA L Employer name Madison County Amount $52,625.45 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ROBBIN E Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $52,625.26 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, GINA M Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $52,625.08 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOMEY, KIM M Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $52,624.97 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, LEAH E Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $52,624.75 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-JONES, CRYSTAL L Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $52,624.27 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFER, LORRAINE M Employer name Albany County Amount $52,624.02 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUKOW, DANA L Employer name Town of Washington Amount $52,624.01 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOKANOVICH, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Amount $52,623.89 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIERZBICKI, MICHAEL C Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $52,623.71 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROZZO, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $52,623.50 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMS-BIGGS, VELISHA C Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $52,623.50 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, REBECCA K Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $52,623.07 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENITO, MARVIN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $52,622.78 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE-HOBBS, CLAUDETTE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $52,622.75 Date 11/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, FRANK L, III Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $52,622.02 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, DANNY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,622.00 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUEHEART, LINDA P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $52,621.86 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System