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 WHITESELL, JAMES M Employer name Allegany County Amount $76,483.41 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, DEBORAH Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $76,483.32 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREAUX, STEVEN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,483.14 Date 08/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LODATO, RICHARD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,482.99 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVENTE, MATTHEW J Employer name Broome County Amount $76,482.89 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANINO, LYNDA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $76,482.77 Date 06/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASON, SHERRY F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,482.74 Date 02/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, JAMES D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,482.01 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, PAM R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,481.92 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVEN, SALVATORE C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $76,480.89 Date 01/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LEON P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,480.45 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUMM, ROBERT B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,479.90 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINS, COREY M Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $76,478.77 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARROW, CHRISTINE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $76,478.48 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLER, CYNTHIA D Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,478.17 Date 12/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACCINI, ALBERT M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,477.73 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSLER, BRIAN C Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $76,477.32 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, MARY E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,476.45 Date 11/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONE, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,475.86 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-ONEIL, PANCHETA ROSEMARIE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $76,475.10 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTO, JAMES V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,474.64 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISULCA, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,474.61 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLE, JODY-ANN N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,474.43 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJGER, DANIEL P Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAVETTA, ORIANA Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBY, BRETT R Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIMSON, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 01/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, RYAN W Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIM, LOUIS Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE-CLARK, MEREDITH G Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENDON, ALICIA M Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSIGNAN, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLESINGER, DANIEL R Employer name Department of Law Amount $76,474.04 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOHN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,474.00 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SCOTT P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,474.00 Date 10/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLY, ROBERT A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $76,473.97 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $76,473.53 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCACCIA, LISA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $76,473.52 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,472.83 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, JEANMARIE Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,472.66 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNEMI, LYNNE C Employer name Livingston County Amount $76,472.25 Date 11/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASO, JOHN P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $76,472.18 Date 04/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, RAYMOND A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $76,472.18 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,472.16 Date 04/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIER, RICHARD W Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $76,472.08 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIA, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $76,471.91 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONRAD, JOHN E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,471.53 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLE, KAMEEL A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,471.42 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATULKA, SUSAN J Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $76,471.40 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONEILL, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $76,471.03 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOBECKI, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $76,470.32 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIAGINI, MARIA Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,470.30 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, SHARON L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,470.15 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, DEREK K Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,470.06 Date 10/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NOSTRAND, GLENN ERIC Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,469.66 Date 07/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, KAREN D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,469.37 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENFT, TIMOTHY L O Employer name Cornell University Amount $76,469.10 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $76,468.70 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENCHE, ALEX U Employer name Town of Southold Amount $76,467.87 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC RAE, THEODORE Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,467.78 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, CALVIN N Employer name Steuben County Amount $76,467.73 Date 12/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, ALEXANDRA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,467.65 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPATH, RONALD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,467.62 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUGHLER, TIMOTHY P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $76,467.39 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, LIAM P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,467.30 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MELODIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,467.25 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARK, JOYCE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $76,467.02 Date 01/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEDLEWICZ, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $76,467.02 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFUNI, FRED J Employer name Rockland County Amount $76,466.89 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRANT, HILLARY A Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,466.87 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOLIAN, JOHN J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $76,466.75 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MULVIHILL, TERENCE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,465.43 Date 12/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, ESPERANZA H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $76,465.35 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAN, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,465.28 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPH W Employer name Willsboro CSD Amount $76,465.20 Date 06/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIGER, ADAM C Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,465.09 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APICELLA, GUY T Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,464.86 Date 11/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DERRICK D Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,464.85 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSER, KIMBERLY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $76,464.59 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOBY, SEAN J Employer name City of Troy Amount $76,464.42 Date 09/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRISON, MARTIN J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $76,464.27 Date 01/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, SOL M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,464.24 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, SCOTT E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,464.14 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, FLOYD R Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $76,463.91 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SEAN W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,463.89 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, LINU Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,463.86 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKKER, STEPHANIE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,463.42 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,463.32 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBURZI, CORINNE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,463.23 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS, STEPHANIE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,463.18 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARY Employer name New Rochelle Public Library Amount $76,462.47 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATA, SALVATORE Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,462.22 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, THOMAS Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,462.14 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TODD J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,462.13 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, LAWRENCE J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,462.02 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPOLITO, EILEEN Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,461.85 Date 02/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DAIN A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,461.69 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System