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 TIFFANY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ontario County Amount $77,043.20 Date 07/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIS, ALICIA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,043.16 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITHIORA, BERNADETTE W Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,043.09 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLEY, TRUNASHIA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,043.04 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, JOSHUA J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,042.57 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUZANNE J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $77,042.20 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CARMEN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,042.12 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSTRAETE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Wayne County Amount $77,041.98 Date 02/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, LOUIE R Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,041.86 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, MICHELE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,041.83 Date 01/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, MARCUS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,041.76 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARKIN, PAUL P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,041.66 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEENEY, BRIAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,041.60 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, BRIAN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $77,041.35 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, DAVID W Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $77,041.33 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONDS, CORNELL S, JR Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $77,040.65 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, CARMINE Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,040.38 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, BENJAMIN S Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,040.21 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMMS, CLARA Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $77,039.57 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NERBOSO, ROBERT W Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,038.49 Date 08/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLAGE, BENJAMIN J, III Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $77,038.35 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMETS, CAROL K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,038.25 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUSI, PAULA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,038.21 Date 10/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, KASIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,037.70 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLES, SARAH N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,036.98 Date 06/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEITUNO, JASMIN P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,036.72 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPKA, DEBORAH A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,036.57 Date 04/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, LUIS O Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,036.40 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, CIJO Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,036.26 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAK, DAVID C, JR Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $77,035.95 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, PAULA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,035.24 Date 09/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEQUERICA-STERNBERG, PAULA M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,035.24 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHACHTER, EHLE N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $77,035.24 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RUSSELL R Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $77,035.24 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACEY, BRIAN L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,034.93 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNLOW, EDWARD A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,034.48 Date 12/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANKSON, KOJO A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $77,033.98 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLLAND, JAY R Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,032.63 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, PAMELA J Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $77,032.16 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZWICKER, MICHAEL F Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $77,031.96 Date 05/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACANI, RENATO R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,031.87 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, SHWETA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $77,031.82 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,031.74 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TYESHIA T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $77,031.64 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEOD, TREVOR P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,031.48 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DEE, ERIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,031.04 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DEBORAH Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,030.82 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KAY, THORA T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,030.81 Date 07/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, STEVEN T Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $77,030.67 Date 06/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNN, THOMAS R Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $77,030.60 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFREY, URSELIN J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $77,030.49 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERSON, RANDI B Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,030.43 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVASTANO, JAMES R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $77,030.31 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTSON, JOHN D, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,030.04 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACE, ARTHUR R Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $77,029.76 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVULPI, EUGENE F Employer name Town of Kent Amount $77,029.63 Date 08/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTA, NELLY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,028.83 Date 05/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,028.21 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, GWENDOLYN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,028.07 Date 03/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-PAIGE, DAWN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,027.69 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRODON, ROBERT E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $77,027.57 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,027.52 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, KEVIN E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,027.37 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOVA, BRIAN W, SR Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,026.72 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOVE, BRYAN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,026.44 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURDIE, SCOTT L Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $77,026.41 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTHOUR-LOCKRIDGE, NONA M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,024.84 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,024.71 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SETH D Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $77,024.62 Date 02/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOWARD R, III Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,024.58 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKS, SHERMAN D, II Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,024.41 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIORCIARI, THOMAS P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,023.87 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENDLER, JOSEPH R Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,023.78 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYDEN, DAVID W, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,023.37 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JAMES, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,023.26 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERY, MARCI D Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $77,022.02 Date 10/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREFT, HOWARD K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,021.45 Date 04/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SYPOSS, JOHN W, JR Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,021.34 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSLER, EDWARD MICHAEL Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,021.24 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARANTANO, ANNE T Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $77,021.05 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOAN B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,021.03 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, VINCENT B Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $77,020.92 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Utica Amount $77,020.84 Date 10/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, JOHN C Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,019.85 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESLIN, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $77,019.73 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, MAY E Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,019.52 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECONDO, RENEE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,019.52 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZHUGH, DONNA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,019.52 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JEAN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,019.52 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MARISOL Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,019.52 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANEST, LORI A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHREY, DANA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANTE, JANET L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DORIS E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, RITA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, PAMELA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONECKO, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMMONDS, MICHELLE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THERESA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBELER, JULIE A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $77,019.52 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System