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 LEWICKI, KEVIN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,886.88 Date 11/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,886.86 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, BRIANT D Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $51,886.75 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZENZEN, JEFFREY M Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $51,886.64 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENTHAL, KELLY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,886.49 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOEBE, RICHARD R Employer name Cornell University Amount $51,886.38 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCKER, MICHELE Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,886.38 Date 05/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,886.36 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $51,886.32 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MONICA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,886.26 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, BRIAN P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $51,886.25 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, LINDA G Employer name Waterville CSD Amount $51,886.16 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JAMES D Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,886.15 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIEL-FRANCIS, ALLISON K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,886.09 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $51,886.08 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RODRICK M Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $51,885.89 Date 07/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIETZMAN, KAREN L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $51,885.89 Date 08/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, AUDREY L Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $51,885.89 Date 05/21/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, MICHAEL K Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $51,885.64 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEITZ, PAMELA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $51,885.47 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JANET L Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $51,885.44 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, TERESA L Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $51,885.38 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, LORRAINE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,885.36 Date 01/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, AMELIA J Employer name Warren County Amount $51,885.35 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $51,885.23 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATTILIO, EMILY Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $51,884.91 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARBACH, PAUL R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $51,884.88 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GRACE E Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $51,884.47 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, MELINDA L Employer name Erie County Amount $51,884.13 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, DAKOTA L Employer name City of Little Falls Amount $51,884.06 Date 05/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARABALLO, RICHARD L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,883.41 Date 06/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, NICHOLAS J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $51,883.41 Date 06/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, JAMES E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $51,883.41 Date 12/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPABIANCA, ANNA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $51,883.41 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, PATRICK J Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,883.41 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHTER, MARTIN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,883.41 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHAR, JAYANTI S Employer name Department of Health Amount $51,883.41 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, GRANT H Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $51,883.41 Date 10/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, COLLEEN S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $51,883.41 Date 10/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, COLIN L Employer name SUNY College at Potsdam Amount $51,883.41 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, PAULA J Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $51,883.41 Date 04/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROCTOR, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $51,883.41 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYNO, CHARLES L Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $51,883.41 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LINDA O Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $51,883.21 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLUSKA, KEVIN P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $51,883.15 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALTENBACH, HAROLD W Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $51,883.12 Date 08/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, REGINA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $51,882.98 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARK A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $51,882.88 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, KAREN A Employer name Jamestown City School Dist Amount $51,882.32 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, LINDA M Employer name Erie County Amount $51,882.04 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, CLAUDE I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $51,881.98 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISSLER, RICHARD P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $51,880.95 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, CAROLE J Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,880.95 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, PRISCILLA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $51,880.89 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $51,880.56 Date 01/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENSON, TAKARA K Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $51,880.53 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FLORIO, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $51,880.38 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTZ, LINDA A Employer name Lewis County Amount $51,880.00 Date 04/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALLONE, EILEEN F Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $51,879.76 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, SUSAN J Employer name Lackawanna City School Dist Amount $51,879.39 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, TIMMIE R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $51,879.22 Date 09/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULOTTA, HILIANA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $51,879.01 Date 09/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CHERIE A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,878.88 Date 04/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMOLINI, LOU ANN Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $51,878.88 Date 01/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUYLER, ANDREA L Employer name Washington County Amount $51,878.73 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECRETO, ROSEMARY Employer name Ulster County Amount $51,878.63 Date 03/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLIN, BETTY A Employer name Steuben County Amount $51,877.70 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, SUSAN M Employer name Canastota CSD Amount $51,877.45 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEKS-HEINLEIN, MARIA C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,877.32 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEWE, JUDITH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $51,877.32 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, RUFUS D Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $51,877.32 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDO, ANTHONY K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $51,877.17 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ROBIN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $51,876.95 Date 09/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERBER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Oneida City School Dist Amount $51,876.80 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, ELBA I Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,876.58 Date 10/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, CERISE K Employer name Broome County Amount $51,876.19 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LEILA M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $51,876.11 Date 11/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT, ALAIN L, JR Employer name Dutchess Water Wastewater Auth Amount $51,876.06 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ROBERT L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $51,875.90 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAHA, ANUP Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $51,875.86 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLETT, LISA M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $51,875.70 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KATHLEEN R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $51,875.55 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, CINDIE L Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,875.49 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOMERFELT, JOSEPHINE C Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,875.49 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDER, DEBORAH A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $51,875.48 Date 08/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, MARY ELLEN Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $51,875.37 Date 06/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, WILLIAM E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $51,875.09 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, HOWARD M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $51,874.72 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTELLO, MELISSA J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $51,874.56 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWE, JASON D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,874.45 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, ANDREW J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $51,874.33 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENAMORE, RICHARD A Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $51,874.21 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSHIP, CHAD R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $51,873.66 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILGRAM, BRIE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $51,873.58 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEVER, RICHARD G Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $51,873.45 Date 01/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZEL, SHARON M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $51,873.21 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, WALLIE J Employer name Cohoes City School Dist Amount $51,873.06 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOHN A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $51,872.92 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, GREGORY J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $51,872.67 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, BARBARA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $51,872.57 Date 04/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System