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 RIVERS, TERRY E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,664.36 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIVANT-MICKLE, KAREN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,664.31 Date 12/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, VERNON E, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,664.20 Date 01/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZI, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $80,664.13 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTOR, IRENE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $80,664.03 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREESE, BRENDA W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,663.63 Date 07/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPACONE, DIANE E Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $80,662.40 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, JENNIFER L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $80,662.24 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALATRO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,662.08 Date 06/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCZKOWSKI, DIANE M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $80,661.76 Date 05/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, EILEEN M Employer name Orange County Amount $80,661.74 Date 04/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, JOHN J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,661.43 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LETO, DIANE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,660.90 Date 06/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHUNIAK, MARK J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $80,660.03 Date 06/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBLANCO, STEPHEN M Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $80,659.47 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, LACHELLE J Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,659.24 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTNER, ROBERT A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,658.64 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUDELO, OSCAR Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $80,658.48 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, AMY T Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $80,658.33 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, VINCENT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,658.10 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSAY, MARIANNE Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $80,656.81 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUA, FRANCISCO S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $80,656.50 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGELHOEFER, GLEN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,656.29 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BEVERLEY J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,655.81 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOS, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $80,655.69 Date 01/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, HELGA Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $80,655.46 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, NORMAN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,654.99 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFFEMMYER, NICHOLAS B Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $80,654.98 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASLAN, NERGIZ Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,654.94 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITFORD, SHAWN S Employer name Livingston County Amount $80,654.36 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BARBARA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $80,654.23 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMMINO, ALANE S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $80,654.00 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, REBECCA S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,653.42 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, NORMA J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $80,653.03 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANZI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $80,652.64 Date 06/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCE, LOU ANN V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $80,652.62 Date 01/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, MATTHEW G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $80,652.18 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANABRIA, ENRIQUE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $80,651.70 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, ERICA T Employer name Roosevelt Island Oper Corp. Amount $80,651.59 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICCIARIELLO, JOHN C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,651.55 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, FRANCIS M Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $80,651.48 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERLY, LAVELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,651.26 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLAI, PRABHA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $80,650.53 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, RICHARD S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $80,650.44 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, DANIEL J Employer name Niagara County Amount $80,649.46 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLATT, KAREN B Employer name Tsk Frc Reapportionment: Asby Amount $80,649.11 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $80,648.87 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTARBA, ANN MARIE E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,648.75 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KEVIN P Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $80,648.70 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, BRYAN K Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,648.65 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKOY, JAMES P Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $80,648.59 Date 08/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, BRADLEY P Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $80,648.10 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CELLE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $80,647.87 Date 03/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, GERARD P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $80,647.27 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $80,646.98 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JOY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $80,646.71 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JAMES H Employer name Broome County Amount $80,646.61 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MATTINA, ROBERT K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,646.53 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, LAWRENCE A Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $80,646.16 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,646.09 Date 12/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONG, SIMON H Y Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $80,645.77 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRENDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,645.75 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOS, EDWARD R Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,645.75 Date 04/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, MELVIN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,645.75 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMM, ROGER J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $80,645.75 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, RON E.L. Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,645.72 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, GREGORY D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $80,645.28 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPECKENBACH, JAMES Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,645.10 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTO, PANDI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,644.74 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKHAM, JOSIANNE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,644.74 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, DAVID J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,644.16 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTIGAN, JUNE E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,643.82 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, DEBRA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $80,643.73 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYCOCK, CRIS-SANDRA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,643.30 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, CASSANDRA D Employer name Orange County Amount $80,643.20 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTKE, RUSSELL H Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $80,642.96 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROME, BRITTANY L Employer name Albany County Amount $80,642.87 Date 09/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTA, MICHAEL F Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,642.69 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, HELEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,642.23 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANDRE P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,642.17 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULUM, THERESA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $80,642.00 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFNER, RALPH J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,641.76 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUERGER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $80,641.59 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREISCHER, KEVIN P Employer name Orange County Amount $80,641.41 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEE, STEVEN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $80,641.20 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEITE, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,640.86 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLEY, ROBERT J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $80,640.36 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $80,640.29 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, CLIFTON E, III Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,640.29 Date 05/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEY, GREGG Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $80,640.29 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEWARD, KIMBERLEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,640.29 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARN, JASON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,640.29 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHERSBERGER, CARL R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,640.29 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZITOWKSY, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $80,640.29 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, BONNIE P Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $80,640.11 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDITS, LYNETTE F Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,639.60 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $80,639.37 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, MICHAEL R Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $80,639.29 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,639.14 Date 12/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, REBECCA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,639.02 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System