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 VANCOL, STEVE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,846.02 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIEL, ANDRE S Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,845.93 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKSON, DANIELLE Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,845.73 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, BRANDON R Employer name City of Fulton Amount $75,845.44 Date 05/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRAN, SAMANTHA N Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,845.38 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASSETT, MARGARET M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,844.47 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORI, RUTH B Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,844.18 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOSEPH F Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $75,844.18 Date 09/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLENZ, BRIAN Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $75,844.11 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLERY, DANA E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $75,843.54 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEBEL, GARY Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,843.23 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEK, JOHN F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $75,842.90 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ERIC T Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,842.76 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANY, PATRICIA S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,842.10 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JASON S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,841.08 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASINELLA, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $75,840.54 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTZLER, PAMELA Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $75,840.53 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, JANET A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,840.41 Date 07/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOO, YOLANDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,840.29 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TISENCHEK, JEFFREY L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,840.14 Date 07/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELKE, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $75,839.69 Date 10/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILAND, NICOLE D Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,839.26 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, CHLOE S Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $75,839.25 Date 12/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, JASON E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,839.13 Date 12/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, NAOMI Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,839.13 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JENNIFER A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,839.12 Date 10/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCUYER, KAY L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,838.98 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, THOMAS H Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,838.73 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMONTEREY, SEVERIN P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,838.71 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFT, PAUL P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,838.57 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, GRADY Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,838.31 Date 11/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPIGEL, YURIY Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,838.29 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CRESCENZO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $75,838.19 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBAUGH, DAVID R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,837.92 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, JINHONG Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,837.86 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERICO, LAURA S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,837.85 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISCARDI, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,837.72 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, BRANDON M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $75,837.49 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, SETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,837.21 Date 12/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, ERIC E Employer name Orange County Amount $75,836.86 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAGNER, STEFAN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,836.62 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CURWIN E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,836.32 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, WARREN S, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,835.39 Date 10/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUTER, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,835.36 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLAY, MICHELE Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $75,835.18 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANER, STEPHEN J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,835.13 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSITORE, SARAH L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,834.98 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, KENNETH Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $75,834.85 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKRICH, SARA B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,833.42 Date 08/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, ALBERT L, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,833.40 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELE, JOHN A Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $75,833.13 Date 04/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, DANIEL T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,832.50 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBART, DANIEL L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,832.41 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARE, SAMUEL W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $75,832.11 Date 08/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIG, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,831.33 Date 11/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANLEY, KEVIN T Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $75,831.29 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ERIC J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,831.10 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, ERICA Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,830.86 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, ALANA C Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $75,830.59 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, RICHARD M Employer name Warren County Amount $75,830.44 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, JASON B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,830.17 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUVE, CHAD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,829.85 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTERO, XIOMARA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,829.19 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAVIN, JOHN J Employer name Lagrange Fire District Amount $75,829.10 Date 07/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUERRIERO, ROSA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,828.27 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANDA, ALEXANDRA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,828.27 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFFEL, ELIZABETH C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,828.27 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITMARSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,828.20 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, ANTHONY R, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,827.90 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,827.90 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, AMANDA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,827.90 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, GINA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,827.90 Date 11/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHITTI, MARCO T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,827.72 Date 07/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAMPNOIS, RANDY Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $75,827.68 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLADEL, RODERICK L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,827.56 Date 10/01/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUITEAU, HAROLD Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,827.06 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, SUSAN E Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $75,826.78 Date 02/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, BRIAN L Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,826.68 Date 03/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GLENDA V Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $75,826.66 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNACCHIO, CAROL ANN Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $75,826.56 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALANGE, GEORGE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,826.22 Date 01/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, HELEN M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,826.07 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, CHARLES M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $75,825.90 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BRAMER, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Waterford Amount $75,825.73 Date 08/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SANFORD, DANIELLE K Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $75,825.67 Date 02/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRYKER, ROBERT PAT Employer name Livingston Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $75,825.60 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUKIS, BRIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,825.11 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOBIELSKI, DAVID J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,825.11 Date 12/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JOSEPH V Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,825.02 Date 06/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTESSA, JOSEPH M Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $75,824.88 Date 01/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, MARK R Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $75,824.52 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMBURLIN, MARY JO Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,823.80 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDBERG, FREDERICK W Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,823.78 Date 05/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEKEMPER, COLLEEN L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,823.72 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LUANN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,823.30 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHANG, WEIQI Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,823.15 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERHARD, CATHERINE V Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,822.93 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPLE, DONALD E Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $75,822.39 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEPENBURG, JEROME A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,822.03 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINBERG, DANIEL P Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $75,822.02 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System