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 SQUIRES, JAMES H Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,604.94 Date 06/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYFMAN, SVETLANA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,603.73 Date 08/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWXHURST, PAUL Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $75,603.62 Date 04/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JACQUELINE E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,603.32 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ROY S Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $75,603.27 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, JOHN T, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,603.06 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZAKIEWICZ, DAVID F Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,602.72 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, KATHY L Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $75,602.51 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, RONALD W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,602.48 Date 02/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, BENJAMIN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $75,602.45 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, PETER W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,602.39 Date 10/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUBIOTTI-MICHELI, BRITTANY E Employer name Town of Greece Amount $75,602.28 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILESKI, SHAWN R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,602.17 Date 01/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJECKI, EDWARD P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,602.07 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERN, MICHAEL F Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,602.04 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, JUNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,601.56 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSIAK, GAIL Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,601.52 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, FREDERICK W Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $75,601.34 Date 12/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AROCHO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,600.49 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LEO Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,600.47 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, CHAD M Employer name Chenango County Amount $75,600.45 Date 03/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLO, MICHAEL J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $75,600.05 Date 01/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITMAN, GENRIYETTA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,600.00 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, KIMARA I Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $75,600.00 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEARY, KEVIN A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,599.97 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTEN, LISA Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $75,599.33 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, CHELUM M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,598.62 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELEWICZ, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $75,598.53 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNOZ, ANTHONY Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $75,598.08 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST LOUIS, MARYSE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,598.00 Date 09/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATHAWAY, AMY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,597.65 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,597.62 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, JOEL P Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,597.61 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACCABEE, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,597.47 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, SECRET S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,597.30 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLESINSKI, KEITH D Employer name Orange County Amount $75,596.80 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDELL, BENJAMIN J Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,596.51 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHRY, FARUKH G Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,596.24 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSINI, RICHARD T Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,596.20 Date 02/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUTIN, JESSICA C Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $75,596.18 Date 08/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFUTO, DAVID B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,595.99 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPP, ELIZABETH C Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,595.24 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEHER, BREILLE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,595.22 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, SUSAN K Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,594.95 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRIMOVSKAYA, SVETLANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,594.92 Date 10/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFNER, TIMOTHY T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,594.91 Date 12/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJILERE, CYRIL C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,594.17 Date 05/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, SALVATORE J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,594.15 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, LAURA DIONE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,593.92 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELC, JOHN L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,593.59 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TERESA M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,592.92 Date 02/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, TASHIBA I Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $75,592.83 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGATE, CORA MORTON Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,592.38 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JEREMY P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $75,592.16 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPERTORIO, CATHERINE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $75,592.11 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, NORMAN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,591.87 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNE, PHILIP J Employer name Watertown City School District Amount $75,591.83 Date 02/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, JOHN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,590.72 Date 01/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARDONE, MATTHEW Employer name Gates Fire District Amount $75,589.76 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VILLASENOR, ROMANA F Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $75,589.57 Date 09/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DEIDRE M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,589.04 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, RICKY J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,588.66 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUEDKE, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Greece Amount $75,588.50 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SARAH E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,588.02 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOWFOE, PHILIP R, III Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,587.93 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MATTHEW L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,587.63 Date 06/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPOLLA, ROBERT Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,587.62 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $75,587.12 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOVANNI, ANTHONY C Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $75,586.80 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, QUANG V Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,586.34 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANA, KEITH C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,585.97 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENKATE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Cortland Amount $75,585.80 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, TAMMY M Employer name Orleans County Amount $75,585.36 Date 11/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JOHN M Employer name Albany County Amount $75,584.15 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TINA M Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $75,583.92 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVELIZER, CHERYL A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,583.87 Date 05/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIOLA, MICHAEL A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,583.87 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREKH, HERSH K Employer name Department of State Amount $75,583.37 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, MATTHEW R Employer name Department of State Amount $75,583.37 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHAVARRIA, JOEL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,583.36 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MICHELE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,583.23 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORMAND, NICOLE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,583.16 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVON, STEVEN R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,583.11 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, MARK E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,582.92 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISTRETTA, MICHAEL P Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $75,582.63 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSESOW, PAUL J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,582.27 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMES, LORI Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $75,581.76 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DALE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,581.63 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, ANDREW E Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $75,581.28 Date 12/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEURY, LORI J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,581.17 Date 10/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DAVID J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,580.99 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAJDA, LINDSAY M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,580.88 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARACAPP, JOHN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,580.43 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIOTTO, JOSEPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,579.52 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, DENNIS M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,579.21 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENG, KANG-TING Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,579.19 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,579.01 Date 03/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,577.97 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERREIRA, LUANA Y Employer name Department of State Amount $75,577.81 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,577.09 Date 09/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System