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 LYNCH, DENNIS P Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,461.95 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELESS, KEVIN F Employer name Madison County Amount $77,461.62 Date 06/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MARKE W Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $77,461.53 Date 05/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, LINDA S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $77,461.37 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, VANESSA R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,460.90 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSTNER, DEREK W Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $77,460.79 Date 09/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREENE, ERIC R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $77,460.70 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTINE, BRADLEY J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,460.46 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELSTED, DONALD A, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,459.96 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER, STEPHEN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,459.74 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREGGINS, TARRIS A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,459.66 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORRITI, ROSA MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,458.82 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWSON, JONATHAN P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,458.33 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,458.06 Date 01/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMO, DOUGLAS L Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $77,457.94 Date 11/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERXHALLI, BRIAN T Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,457.86 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, JENNIFER R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,456.86 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, FABIEN M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $77,456.69 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPINA, CHARLENE MARIE Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $77,456.62 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, HEATHER A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,456.51 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLOCK, DEBBIE A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,455.89 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURDO, ANTHONY F, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,455.81 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUSAMMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,455.52 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMPO, JENNIFER A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,454.22 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENKAMP, JOSEPH M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $77,453.87 Date 01/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,453.86 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $77,453.71 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFROGNER, BARBARA A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $77,453.49 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNERY, KELLY A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,452.83 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENBURG, DAVID J Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,452.33 Date 02/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, DANIEL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $77,452.05 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, KIMBERLY E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $77,452.02 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN, ABRAM Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,451.51 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPINSKY, JON W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,451.47 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, WENDY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,451.41 Date 02/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SALLY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,451.17 Date 11/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHNANDA, SWADESH Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $77,450.83 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEOME, MICHAEL J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,450.60 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LEOTHA D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,450.43 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCHUK, MARY K Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,450.32 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEKOW, MICHAEL E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,450.10 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, HO-YIN Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,450.09 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUEN, KONG S Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,449.91 Date 09/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISELLI, KERRY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,449.75 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZANOVA, ANNA Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $77,449.70 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONALDSON, AARON C Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,449.49 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLAASCH, ROBERT R, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $77,448.92 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONCANCIO, EDUORDO Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $77,448.69 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOT, REX A Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,448.48 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNIO, BRIAN F Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,448.45 Date 03/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, HEIDI E Employer name Orange County Amount $77,448.25 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGE, FREDERICK J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $77,447.98 Date 03/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLURE, BRIAN A Employer name Warren County Amount $77,447.75 Date 10/31/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KAREN J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,447.42 Date 08/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ROBERT A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,447.42 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIGNIOUS, LAURINA H Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,447.42 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZERKIN, ROGER G Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,447.42 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SARAH J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,445.98 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKIN, SARAH A Employer name Harrietstown Housing Auth Amount $77,445.70 Date 03/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORGENSEN, LAWRENCE G Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $77,444.75 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICELI, FRANK Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $77,444.54 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLEWICZ, ARLENE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,444.19 Date 03/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBLIN, STACEY T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,444.08 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCHT, ARLAINE E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,444.07 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTAN, KEVIN A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $77,443.97 Date 07/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLANYK, SANDRA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $77,443.87 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, BRENDA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,443.77 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, DREAMA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,443.23 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARUFFO, MICHAEL A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $77,441.24 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,441.21 Date 05/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONELLI, BETH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,441.04 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENE, JOSEPH Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $77,441.00 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SGUERA, LEOPOLDO Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $77,440.88 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JESSE S Employer name Highland CSD Amount $77,440.01 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHYS, DONNA E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $77,439.89 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCINTA, CRISTINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,439.83 Date 03/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLE, PATRICIA D Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $77,439.55 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLICHER, SHERI A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,438.40 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIC C, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,437.65 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, TIMOTHY H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $77,437.13 Date 01/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKO, JOHN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,437.12 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHERYL S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $77,436.88 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOPF, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $77,436.21 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, LARRY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,436.00 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRELINSKY, ANNEMARIE Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $77,435.58 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOWARD, THEODORE J Employer name Orleans County Amount $77,435.40 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, PHILIP S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,435.06 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCAGNELLI, PETER R Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $77,435.04 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISTINE, WARREN G Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $77,435.02 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIBBERT, JUANITA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $77,434.45 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGG, PATRICIA A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $77,434.42 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, CATHERINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,434.36 Date 02/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, ROBERT D, JR Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,433.94 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DAVID M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,433.60 Date 05/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, JOHN B Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,433.59 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JATKO, KRISTIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,433.38 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTO, FABIO M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $77,432.49 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAY, DOROTHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,432.48 Date 05/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNING, RICHARD E Employer name Erie County Amount $77,432.09 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JESSIE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,431.86 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System