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 LESMES, KIMBERLY S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $80,084.18 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, PATRICIA K Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $80,084.12 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAVEY, BARRY G Employer name Putnam County Amount $80,084.02 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, LAURA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $80,083.88 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, JESSICA L Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $80,083.35 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEENDYAL, KUNDANLALL Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,083.21 Date 07/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, BRANDON M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $80,082.88 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUKU, ADAM K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,082.66 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, DANIEL W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,082.17 Date 10/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MYRNA L Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $80,082.08 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, JANET E Employer name City of Middletown Amount $80,082.06 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,081.97 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, CORTLAND C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $80,080.92 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORESTAL, REGINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $80,080.58 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZO, RAYMOND E Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $80,079.63 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MARTIN T Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $80,079.40 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHS, TIMOTHY M Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $80,079.31 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $80,078.52 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUDE, TIFFANIE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,078.33 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERRY, MATTHEW C Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $80,078.14 Date 01/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYLES, ADRIENNE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,077.63 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MARK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,077.46 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,077.32 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KATIE D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,077.00 Date 10/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANOLDE, JOHN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $80,077.00 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, ANGELA M Employer name Cortland County Amount $80,076.44 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, THOMAS J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $80,076.29 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, RUTH H Employer name Department of Health Amount $80,075.99 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, KIRSTEN G Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $80,075.50 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREUZ, PHILLIP D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,074.96 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENZA, KAREN L Employer name Erie County Amount $80,074.83 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPEMAN, JAMES D Employer name Columbia County Amount $80,074.78 Date 03/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, SCOTT M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $80,073.97 Date 01/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH WILLSEY, PATRICIA S Employer name Albany County Amount $80,073.84 Date 09/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, VINCENZO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,073.81 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, HERIBERTO J Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $80,073.67 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENZA, LAURA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,073.66 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $80,073.41 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILMORE, JOHN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $80,072.40 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, SCOTT W Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $80,072.22 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZONI, MARC D Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $80,071.55 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALYA, SUSANNE B Employer name Putnam County Amount $80,071.23 Date 02/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRAD M Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $80,071.16 Date 11/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRENG, KEVIN M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $80,070.06 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, COREY F Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $80,069.97 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $80,069.82 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $80,069.80 Date 04/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, GREG C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $80,069.79 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, LISA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $80,069.37 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUELS, JAMES E Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $80,068.26 Date 01/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRENNER, CHRISTOPHER A, SR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $80,067.96 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYER, DONNA Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $80,067.85 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, SEAN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,067.29 Date 07/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ABIGAIL Employer name Division of State Police Amount $80,066.99 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BEVERLEY I Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $80,066.52 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORELL, AARON R Employer name City of Albany Amount $80,066.27 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEPHANIE R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $80,066.23 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERENS, ROBERT T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $80,065.44 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLACK, ANDREW T Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $80,064.18 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, FREDERICK S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,063.98 Date 03/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTONDARO, LAURIE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $80,063.41 Date 07/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDANA, NARCISO A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $80,063.26 Date 05/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, STEPHEN M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $80,063.25 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIZBICKI, KEVIN Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $80,063.06 Date 08/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DIANE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $80,062.80 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSBURGH, MARI E Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $80,062.58 Date 11/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORSHEE, MELISSA J Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $80,062.56 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, RYAN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $80,061.63 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAVANAGH, TARA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,061.08 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, CHARLES K Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $80,060.25 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAGUGLIA, STEPHEN A Employer name Laurelton Fire District Amount $80,060.13 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $80,060.01 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS-URIE, MARITZA Employer name Westchester County Amount $80,059.95 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAMS, SALLY ANN Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $80,059.90 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUARES, CLYMRIA R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $80,059.47 Date 07/21/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFANTE, MICHAEL V Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $80,059.47 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $80,059.04 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOVANNETTI, DOMINIC R Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $80,058.98 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, PAULETTE Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $80,058.40 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWISOHN, MICHELLE G Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,058.05 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINGLY, LAUREN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $80,058.05 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVANTIER, JUDITH O Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $80,057.67 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALDA, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $80,056.78 Date 04/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BETSY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $80,056.57 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE-BURNS, KELLY J Employer name Genesee County Amount $80,056.34 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENTETTE, MARK D Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $80,056.15 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHOWS, ERIC T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $80,056.06 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIEMANN, AARON C Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $80,055.71 Date 02/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $80,055.08 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MICHAEL C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $80,054.86 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, DOUGLAS G Employer name City of Oswego Amount $80,054.82 Date 03/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PEEKS, ERIC S Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $80,054.75 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, BRIAN P Employer name City of Troy Amount $80,054.66 Date 08/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHEARN, DANIEL G Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $80,054.62 Date 08/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAYSER, JONATHAN C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $80,054.41 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESI, ANTHONY J, JR Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $80,054.30 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, BARBARA J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $80,054.05 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTTELMAN, ANDREW J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $80,053.88 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BRIAN J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $80,053.87 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, MATTHEW A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $80,052.32 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System