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 ROSNEY, ERIKA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,518.45 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SCOTT J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,518.45 Date 12/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, MATTHEW N Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $75,518.05 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSABENE, JASON P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,517.79 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONISH, JOAN P Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $75,517.53 Date 08/04/1960 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, SARAH A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,517.45 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST.JOCK, MICHELLE G Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,517.23 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MING XI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,517.23 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, BRIAN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,517.23 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERAN, SARA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,517.23 Date 04/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGOSTINI, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,517.23 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERR, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,516.02 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALTZ, AMOS C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $75,515.60 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, MARIA A Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $75,514.77 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROGER S Employer name Wallkill CSD Amount $75,514.39 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, TIMOTHY W Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,514.33 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTS, CATHLEEN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,514.01 Date 11/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLES, DEAN P Employer name Allegany County Amount $75,513.67 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NOEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,513.27 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWNES, WILLIAM Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,513.11 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOVAL, MARGARITA A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $75,513.02 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORITTO, JESSICA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,512.83 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, LINDA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,512.74 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILDT, LESLIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,512.62 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, RACHEL A Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,512.59 Date 04/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, ERIC J Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,512.59 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WENDY J Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,512.41 Date 11/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Cortland Amount $75,512.10 Date 02/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEELER, GAIL E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $75,512.04 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACE, STEVEN R Employer name Town of Webster Amount $75,512.02 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVELLIER, SCOTT M Employer name Homer CSD Amount $75,511.88 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALCOM, JOSEPH G Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,511.73 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONADIO, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,511.64 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALKNER, CHARLES B Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,511.64 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COZART, BRENT S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,511.64 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, GWENDOLYN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,511.64 Date 10/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULSON, RYAN C Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $75,511.59 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, TODD A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,511.30 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURA, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $75,511.19 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZENBERGER, GLENN I Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,511.08 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MICHAEL W, II Employer name City of Elmira Amount $75,510.66 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CANZANO, DEBORAH J Employer name Orange County Amount $75,510.50 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSON, DAWN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,509.83 Date 10/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPLOW-PHIPPS, RANDI L Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $75,509.74 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, VIRGINIA Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,509.54 Date 11/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, COLIN J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,509.37 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, VONYA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,509.28 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNY, TRACY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,509.27 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZA, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $75,507.75 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, ROBERT A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,507.54 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELIEBTER, MINDY E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $75,507.47 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADORS, PATRICIA J Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,507.40 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRYE, MEIGHAN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,507.31 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPACZ, ANGELA C Employer name Erie County Amount $75,507.06 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MONICA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,506.88 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINNEY, ERIC J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,506.61 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANGEL M Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,506.48 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, PHYLLIS Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,506.44 Date 09/01/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, APRIL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,506.07 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, KEVIN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,506.06 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MAURO R, JR Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,505.83 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,505.20 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COGHLAN, JAMES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,504.36 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLYOW, OLIVIA S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,503.85 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, JOSHUA M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,503.62 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, STEPHEN J Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,503.58 Date 08/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGINGTON, VANESSA CARDONE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,503.33 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, JOANNE M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,503.13 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAYOMI, ANTHONY O Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,502.23 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTLEDGE, PATRICK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,502.08 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANELLONE, DANIEL R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,502.05 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MATTHEW T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,501.93 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, MARK E Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $75,501.40 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, RICHARD K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,501.27 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA, CATHERINE E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,501.25 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, GREGORY W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,501.21 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFFETT, ANDREW J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,499.26 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, ALLISON M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,499.21 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRUS, BEVERLY E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,498.28 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENZFEIER, MICHAELA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $75,498.12 Date 03/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANICCHIO, ANTONIO Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $75,497.89 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALKMES, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,497.77 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREINES, CORY S Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $75,497.54 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAIA, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,497.04 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, NICOLE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,497.00 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KATELYN C Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $75,497.00 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ANGELIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $75,496.72 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,496.72 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGUCHI, JOY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,495.76 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMETER, KATHERINE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,495.15 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORP, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,495.03 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, DAWN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,494.90 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFINA, DONALD H Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $75,494.13 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANTHONY M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,493.40 Date 01/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADOWSKI, EDWIN Employer name Erie County Amount $75,493.14 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, MEGAN R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,492.88 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOXBECK, CHERYL ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $75,492.86 Date 04/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN-SMITH, ZALIKA B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,492.86 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, AVRIL E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,492.45 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YONKER, JOHN A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,492.20 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System