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 MC CLYMONT, CHRISTINE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,576.49 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, ROBERT B Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $75,576.16 Date 08/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BING, JULIANA Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $75,575.41 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DAVID A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $75,575.27 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRACCOLA, PATRICK N Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,574.88 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, PAUL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,574.88 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, SHANE K Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $75,574.69 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, LINDA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,574.33 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMLOCHAN, RICKARDO D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $75,573.93 Date 03/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COMBE, ALBERT J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,573.90 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCHAN, ANDREW Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,573.90 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LINDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,573.90 Date 10/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,573.90 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KELLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,573.90 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKE, KAREN A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,573.82 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, WALTER D, JR Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,573.58 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRES, KARL M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,573.33 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI LORETO, LOUIS P Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $75,573.22 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWER, JASON M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,572.94 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, DANIEL J Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $75,572.74 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVOLA, BENJAMIN M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,572.61 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBIK, ROBERT Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,572.51 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, GLENDON K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,572.21 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSELL, STEVEN R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $75,571.97 Date 02/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALE, CAROL A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,571.29 Date 03/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, JOSE A, IV Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,570.21 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, JASMINE T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,569.97 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM, JENNY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,568.32 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, JAMIE M Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $75,567.77 Date 10/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FELLO, ANTHONY W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $75,567.73 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROBERT, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,567.42 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, SHAUN C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,567.20 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HOUTEN, RICHARD T Employer name Elmira Heights CSD Amount $75,566.69 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, JUDY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $75,566.35 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUZZI, ROBERT Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $75,565.96 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHEAUME, DARREN G Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $75,565.92 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAZYCKI, STEPHEN R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $75,564.45 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, ESTERINA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,564.00 Date 07/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $75,563.96 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, RICHARD J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,563.74 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODONES, LOUISA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $75,563.61 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAL, DEBRA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,563.42 Date 05/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARK A G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,562.80 Date 04/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,562.71 Date 06/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITT, KAREN TINA Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,562.35 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPER, NEIL J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,561.66 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGER, DONALD C Employer name NYS Conference of Mayors Amount $75,561.01 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, DOUGLAS S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $75,560.62 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, SHIRA F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,560.62 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,560.60 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, JON S. Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,560.14 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCZKO, LIAM J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,559.95 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIEOBI, JUSTIN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,559.84 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, DIANE A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $75,559.42 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLE, KRISTI M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $75,558.39 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, SEAN T Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,558.22 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ATHAWES, WILLIAM M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,557.89 Date 10/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, GENEVIEVE D Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $75,557.77 Date 08/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLANS, TAMAR S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,557.62 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, PATRICK J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $75,557.19 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DANIEL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,556.40 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, RONALD Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $75,556.29 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, ANTHONY T Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $75,556.11 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGNEY, NICHOLAS F Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,556.09 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERA, ROSANNE Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $75,556.08 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMOCH, JOSEPH P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,555.82 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKELLY, LISA Employer name Erie County Amount $75,555.43 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBRA M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,555.11 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLTON, ZACHARY A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,555.10 Date 05/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIORE, BARBARA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,555.01 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHAWN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,554.96 Date 08/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRASSI, BRETT N Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,554.66 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, BRET Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,553.70 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYER, DAWN A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $75,553.59 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, BRIAN P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,553.53 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILLEY, BRIAN E Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $75,553.35 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVILAND, JOHN F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,553.18 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELLIGOTT, ROBERT W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,552.28 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESAW, KENNETH H Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,552.27 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, JOAN R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,552.18 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JEFFREY A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,551.95 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNEMI, KENNETH A Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $75,551.91 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORRES, SAMUEL G Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $75,551.77 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKMAN, DANIELLE E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $75,551.33 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALEXANDER H Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,551.16 Date 06/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWS, DWAIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,550.88 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SON, HAEIN Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $75,550.33 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, NATHAN J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $75,550.29 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LAT N Employer name Broome County Amount $75,550.01 Date 12/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, JAMES A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,548.75 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-HAGANS, ERIC L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $75,548.59 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, DIANE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,548.51 Date 05/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, THEODORE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,548.34 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, MATTHEW S Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $75,547.83 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGELAND, HILLARY A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,547.53 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, JOHN Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $75,547.30 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUOCO, CARMINE Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $75,547.13 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOULD, VALERIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,546.77 Date 05/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLLINGER, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,546.40 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUL, CHRISTOPER L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $75,546.38 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System