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 PINNOCK, ORLANDO R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $75,104.45 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, SUSAN B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,104.13 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, FRANCIS M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $75,104.10 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, LELAND R, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,104.09 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,104.08 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JANICE Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $75,104.07 Date 06/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIAH, DAVID J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,103.83 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,103.42 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, JUSTIN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,103.27 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINKS, LYNDA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,103.00 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, MARY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,102.96 Date 06/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, JOSEPH V Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,102.91 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $75,102.22 Date 09/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCLAY, BELLA W Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $75,102.11 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JEFFREY B Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $75,101.77 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JAMES M Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,101.42 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUIMETTE, KAREN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,101.18 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, WILLIAM J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,101.13 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, BIJI Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,100.72 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, PETER M Employer name Village of Medina Amount $75,100.70 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, KENNETH P, II Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $75,100.36 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINGSTON, JOSEPH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,100.15 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RITCHIE, MICHAEL D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,100.08 Date 11/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, CARL Employer name City of Elmira Amount $75,100.00 Date 06/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COBURN, RICHARD C Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,099.98 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, DOUGLAS L Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $75,099.42 Date 08/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEE, BETTE Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $75,099.35 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,099.32 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,099.25 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNS, LISA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $75,099.10 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRICO, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,098.33 Date 05/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEVINE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,098.33 Date 10/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, AILEEN Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $75,098.24 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADJIDI, NADIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $75,098.14 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEASMAN, DAVID S Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $75,097.83 Date 04/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, BRENDA L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $75,097.62 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, BETHANY A Employer name Ontario County Amount $75,097.54 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, SAMANTHA Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,097.53 Date 11/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMONDA, DENALI R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,097.48 Date 06/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, ANITA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,096.96 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, STARRIS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,096.89 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, EDWARD R Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $75,096.87 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, TROY J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $75,096.83 Date 11/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DALY, WAYNE Employer name City of Rye Amount $75,096.69 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, DONNA J Employer name Albany County Amount $75,095.77 Date 08/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, BRUCE A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,095.65 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONGILLO, DENISE M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $75,095.65 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, EDWARD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,095.51 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNHEE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,095.38 Date 10/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTUNDO, SALLY A Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $75,095.18 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, THEODORE H Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,095.15 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, PATRICK J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $75,094.89 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANCY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,094.44 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NWALOZIE, LEONARD Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $75,093.62 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUDSEN, MARIJANE Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,093.25 Date 09/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ANDREW J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,093.17 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZSKI, DAVID W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,092.67 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, NAZNEEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $75,092.48 Date 05/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINO, EUKEITHA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $75,092.44 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVORMINA, JUSTIN P Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $75,091.41 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, EVELYN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,090.68 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDER-CANARVIS, CYNTHIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,090.61 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, MANILLA Y Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $75,090.12 Date 02/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCURTO, JOANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,089.73 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, DANAE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,089.56 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERRIGAN, STEVEN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,089.40 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JOY, VINCENT, III Employer name Jamestown Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $75,089.16 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICKO, RANDALL F Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,088.82 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MARK F Employer name Oneida County Amount $75,088.81 Date 09/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, MICHELE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,088.34 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIESKI, LORRAINE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,088.29 Date 05/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKUM, LETITIA D Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,088.11 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRAL, CATHERINE Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,087.67 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OHUCHE, LUCIA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,087.58 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, PAMELA J Employer name Warren County Amount $75,087.05 Date 01/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, GREGORY P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,086.98 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFILIPPO, JILL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,086.85 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, PATRICIA F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,086.84 Date 11/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLANTONI, CONNIE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $75,086.68 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, ROSETTA S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $75,086.35 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, KELLY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,086.17 Date 04/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADBERRY, TUCSHA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,085.85 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, CHRISTOPHER F, SR Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,085.82 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIKARSKI, RUSSELL G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $75,085.44 Date 07/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NO, KYUNG M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,085.19 Date 03/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAGNA, PAUL P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $75,085.13 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, WILLIAM E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,085.03 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, BARBARA Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,084.61 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, LORRAINE S Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,084.61 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASH, MEGAN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,084.17 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSHTEYN, BORIS Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,084.17 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,083.58 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIS, LINDA Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,082.75 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANOSKI, JOHN P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,082.40 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THOMAS P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $75,082.15 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEARNS, BRIAN G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,082.12 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUFFALOE, BRINNA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,082.04 Date 11/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCHENRY, BRYAN D Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $75,081.84 Date 06/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINACORI, ANTHONY T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,081.69 Date 08/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANICO, THOMAS S Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $75,081.62 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System