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 LUBECK, MARGARET L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,755.39 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFENBACH, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Somers Amount $77,754.68 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, IZETTA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,754.25 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIDO, JAMES L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,754.15 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNE, KENNETH W Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,753.76 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEREVELLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $77,753.76 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKMAN, RUBY L Employer name Education Department Amount $77,753.76 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBES-DELA CRUZ, DEENA E Employer name Education Department Amount $77,753.76 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHEVON S Employer name Education Department Amount $77,753.76 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JENINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,753.64 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,753.49 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCARONE, RICHARD M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,753.10 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MANI M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,752.73 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSENZA, DARIO C Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $77,752.73 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, JONATHAN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,752.51 Date 04/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUAX, ADAM R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,752.36 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,751.95 Date 01/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAINES, DARRYL A, SR Employer name Erie County Amount $77,751.28 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,751.03 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ELLIS, LISA C Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $77,750.91 Date 09/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, GREG W Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $77,750.87 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IANNELLO, DOROTHY L Employer name Gilbertsville Mt Upton CSD Amount $77,750.50 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEN, JEFFREY M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $77,749.60 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INNES, SUZAN L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,749.44 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETTE, MICHAEL L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,749.26 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DUSTIN J Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $77,749.07 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, JENNIFER Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,748.86 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, RALPH E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,748.63 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSA, GABRIELLE H Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,747.91 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZOLESI, ROBERTA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,747.48 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, WALTER T, JR Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $77,747.45 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLO, RODOLFO F Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,747.41 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, SEAN M Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $77,746.59 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSSO, MICHAEL E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,746.58 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DORIE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,746.11 Date 03/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, JAMES M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $77,745.49 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,745.20 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRIAN T Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,745.16 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVLIN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $77,744.31 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBERT, JANINE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,744.10 Date 01/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTUONO, DOMENICO Employer name Village of Cedarhurst Amount $77,743.91 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAY, VICKI L Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $77,743.59 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACKI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,743.02 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWAS, JOHN C, III Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,743.01 Date 03/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSHUA K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,743.01 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUNSON, REGINALD L Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $77,742.62 Date 12/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETTERICH, ROBERT, JR Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,741.91 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOEPFEL, JEAN L Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $77,741.35 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, HARRY C, III Employer name Chemung County Amount $77,741.31 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, MARC Employer name Erie County Amount $77,740.48 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPOLLA, CHARLES J, III Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,740.40 Date 11/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, PETER R, JR Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $77,740.20 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDRON, MARC Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,739.77 Date 11/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KELLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,739.50 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, JAMES S Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $77,739.06 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JEANNE L Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,738.52 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDT, ANDRE Employer name Education Department Amount $77,738.52 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORNI, LAURENCE R Employer name Education Department Amount $77,738.52 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, DARIN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,738.52 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, WILLIAM E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,738.44 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, KENYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,738.41 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, ROBIN T Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,738.06 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIROU, ROSEANN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,738.00 Date 11/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGISFORD, MARCIA N Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $77,737.74 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INMAN, HERBERT J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,737.53 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKENNA, BRIAN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,737.36 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $77,737.24 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHEY, JO ANN Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,737.22 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRIAN K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,737.06 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, DIANNA T Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $77,737.00 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKBURN, ELMA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $77,736.44 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JOHN C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $77,736.32 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHNER, REBECCA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,736.32 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASTIAN, MICHELE Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,735.63 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCO, RIGEL Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $77,735.61 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, TAMMY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,735.29 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRI, MARK D Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $77,735.26 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMANFO, AMMA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,735.17 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARFATIA, SWEETY S Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $77,735.08 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, JOAN L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $77,734.97 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOY, HERBERT Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,734.77 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRERETON, RONALD A V Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $77,734.44 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLE, KEVIN P Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $77,733.46 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAN, ERIN C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,733.32 Date 03/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JOHN C Employer name Village of Avon Amount $77,733.08 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HANLON, SHARON P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,732.83 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYLE, HELLURA I Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,732.80 Date 12/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, ANDREA H Employer name Education Department Amount $77,732.80 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, RONALD Employer name Education Department Amount $77,732.80 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIANES-DONOHUE, GENELL M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,732.80 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, DANIEL Employer name Education Department Amount $77,732.80 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINAYEVA, GALINA Employer name Education Department Amount $77,732.80 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, BRADLEY S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,732.41 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSHUA T Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $77,732.33 Date 08/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGOUDA, HUSSEIN A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,732.26 Date 04/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOSELOWITZ, SLOAN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,732.23 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENITTO, ORLANDO V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,731.51 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, OVELIS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,731.13 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELBAUER, KARINE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,730.24 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,730.12 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System