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 THEREZO, DIANNA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $79,513.25 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARGEN, CYNTHIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $79,513.20 Date 06/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, YVONNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $79,513.16 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTUNES, JOSE A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $79,513.15 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, DAVID T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $79,512.81 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTTOLA, EDWARD J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $79,512.55 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMSWORTH, MICHAEL R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $79,512.10 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ANTONIO R Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $79,511.96 Date 08/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RENOS, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $79,511.18 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANSEY, BRIAN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $79,510.65 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, PETER M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $79,510.64 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHARIAH, VINEETA V Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $79,510.63 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, HOLLY H Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,510.47 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEY, MARK T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $79,510.45 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, ROBIN Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $79,509.22 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, PAMELA A Employer name Department of Law Amount $79,509.11 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHAM, MATTHEW A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $79,508.61 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILEMAN, JEFFREY R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $79,508.09 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYER, MICHAEL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,508.01 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANT, CATHERINE RICKS Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $79,507.47 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGUAY, KIMBERLY F Employer name Monroe County Amount $79,507.16 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIESEN, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $79,507.05 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISSER, D'ARCY J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $79,506.36 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, REGINA G Employer name Freeport Memorial Library Amount $79,505.90 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANFAN, CAROLLE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $79,505.50 Date 08/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRELONGE, JOANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $79,505.50 Date 01/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAINES, CRYSTAL D Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $79,505.50 Date 11/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASER, GARY M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $79,505.50 Date 09/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMLER, MARZENA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $79,504.01 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSABENE, MARILYN D Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $79,503.57 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOVICH, JOSEPH D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $79,503.50 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVO, CAROL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $79,503.37 Date 02/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NUZZO, JEFFREY E Employer name Albany County Amount $79,502.49 Date 04/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BINGAY, ROBERT E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $79,502.42 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, SUSAN C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $79,501.65 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, DONNA L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $79,501.61 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEKEEL, THOMAS W, JR Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $79,500.74 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSOLI, MICHELLE A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $79,500.69 Date 11/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINCHESTER, JASON L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $79,500.34 Date 02/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VANN, JIM T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $79,500.30 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDABBO, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKSHAR, FREDERICK J, II Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEDORE, GEORGE A, JR Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVELLA, ANTHONY P Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PHILIP M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, NEIL D Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, DAVID S Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCI, THOMAS D Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, RUBEN, REV Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAN, MARTIN Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 07/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, SIMCHA Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANARIS, MICHAEL N Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFO, JOSEPH A Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JESSE E Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLMAN, BRAD M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, TIMOTHY M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 12/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUEGER, ELIZABETH Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANZA, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATIMER, GEORGE S Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, ELIZABETH O C Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLINO, CARL L Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, VELMANETTE Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERRENCE P Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MARA, THOMAS Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTT, ROBERT G Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, KEVIN S Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, JOSE R Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 06/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANZENHOFER, MICHAEL H Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JOSE G Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 12/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBACH, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 12/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JAMES, JR Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, DIANE J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERINO, SUSAN J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, JOSE M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUADRON, DANIEL L Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVISKY, TOBY A Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART-COUSINS, ANDREA A Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALESKY, DAVID J Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, CATHARINE M Employer name NYS Senate - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DIDI D Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDISI, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHWALD, DAVID E Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILAN, ERIK M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHY, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 10/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GJONAJ, MARK Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, PAMELA J Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-PIERRE, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, LATOYA B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MICHAEL P Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, KIERAN M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYER, SHELLEY B Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 08/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JOHN T, III Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSLEY, WALTER T, III Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, VICTOR M Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUART, DAN Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 09/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DIANA C Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $79,500.00 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System