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 DI FRANCO, SALVATORE Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $62,531.23 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERLIHY, ELLEN N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,530.31 Date 12/04/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDZICK, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,530.30 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATENAUDE, LOUIS M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $62,530.22 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFFUTO, KAYLEE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $62,530.17 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JEFFREY D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,529.98 Date 10/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASLIN, JULIA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,529.91 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, JACQUELINE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,529.91 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSE, PAUL W Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $62,529.69 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERDEROSA, JEANNINE M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $62,529.34 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $62,529.14 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDGEON, JOHN M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,528.89 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABISSI, HEATHER M Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,528.67 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHANNESSEN, MELISSA A Employer name City of Rye Amount $62,528.65 Date 01/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, JOHN P Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $62,528.50 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TASMAN, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $62,528.50 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, GALE Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $62,528.20 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMER, CHRISTINE H Employer name Orange County Amount $62,527.97 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKETT, LESTER I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,527.70 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYER, JONATHAN J Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $62,527.68 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENIFF, LORI A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,527.50 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KEVIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,527.20 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, ALLEGRAH N Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,526.95 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, LINDSEY N, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.90 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLA, ALICIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,526.85 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, VICTORIA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,526.62 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, COLIN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMANN, NATASHA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDASCA, VALENTINA O Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAI, YAOZU Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBRA, SHAQIR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDJOUR, KWAKU Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDLER, ALEXANDER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, JIMMY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILAAD, AMIR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAKAH, RAMA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JOON Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, JANINE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CANDY Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIS, YVES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGAL, LARRY D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, JEROME Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYKALA, PHILIP A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDEMANN, PAULINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, TINA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,526.62 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATALOV, DENIS M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,526.62 Date 08/13/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKUE, OMOKPAMWAN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,526.62 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATENG, TENZIN N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,526.62 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, RAYNETTE A Employer name Education Department Amount $62,526.62 Date 07/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, ROBERT J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $62,526.62 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, BIJU P Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $62,526.62 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAH, FOROMO E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $62,526.62 Date 04/06/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LLOYD S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $62,526.62 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUTTREJA, ADESH K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,526.62 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHENEK R Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,526.41 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALIP, CELSA B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,526.38 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUMFORD, PETER P Employer name City of Rome Amount $62,526.25 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $62,526.00 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SUSAN J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $62,525.80 Date 03/22/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSETER, KRISTIN R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $62,525.53 Date 12/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSS, JUDITH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,525.48 Date 04/07/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWD, CHRIS C Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $62,525.14 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOWOKERE, OLAWOLE O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,525.13 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSA ARTHA, FRANCES J Employer name Village of Pomona Amount $62,525.08 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LINDA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $62,525.00 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRURY, ARTHUR S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,524.80 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZUFLADA, MICHAEL D Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $62,524.40 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODA, ERIC T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,524.32 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARING, WAYNE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,524.21 Date 01/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, MARK G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,523.98 Date 01/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERSON, DAVID A, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $62,523.73 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNA, BARBARA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,523.63 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEICHEL, DALE A Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $62,523.63 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, DIANE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,523.57 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLUCK, KATHERINE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $62,523.22 Date 06/08/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, JOHN W Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $62,523.09 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODULAJA, ADENIKE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,522.96 Date 08/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,522.88 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, PATRICIA K Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $62,522.83 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, NICOLA Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $62,522.72 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ADAM D Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $62,522.56 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, JOHANNA M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $62,522.50 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, COREY R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $62,522.46 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRENDA A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,522.35 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $62,522.24 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CLARENCE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $62,522.23 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMER, MATTHEW D Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $62,522.18 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMMONS, JAMES R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,522.03 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, TARYN G Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,522.00 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLVERTON, ROBERT F Employer name Steuben County Amount $62,521.96 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUNK, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,521.78 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANE, LISA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,521.56 Date 04/20/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ERIN T Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $62,521.52 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCHER, GREGORY P Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $62,521.31 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNROE, ROBERT J Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,521.14 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, BRUCE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $62,520.94 Date 10/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, JAMES E, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,520.61 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTO, STEPHANIE A Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,520.31 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVOST, JERROD J Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,520.18 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System