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 FISK, AMY E Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,678.89 Date 04/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPPE, JULIANNA Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $74,678.84 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, EDWARD F, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $74,678.14 Date 12/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERG, SARA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,677.99 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAORMINA, MARK A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,677.73 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, CHAD E Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $74,677.06 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LISENO, CHRISTA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,677.00 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVEN, KATHRYN E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,676.71 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JUSTIN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,676.65 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINDILEVICH, IRINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $74,676.53 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, MARK S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,676.39 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZ, MICHELLE L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,676.13 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOFF, ROXANNE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,675.58 Date 07/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LA CARLA D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,675.54 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILES, ELIZABETH M Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,675.31 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDER, PAUL R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,674.96 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFER, ROSALIE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,674.93 Date 10/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANTINI, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,674.84 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTT, BRYAN S Employer name Town of Webster Amount $74,674.72 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECO, BARBARA J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $74,674.60 Date 12/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ORCHID G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,674.55 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDELL, GARY M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $74,673.95 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CHAD M Employer name Village of Wellsville Amount $74,673.51 Date 03/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WILFREDO Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,673.37 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, CRISTINA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,673.17 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOICE, JASON K Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $74,672.77 Date 03/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELEY, MICHELE A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $74,672.67 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHER, NICHOLAS W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,672.61 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHEFFER, SASKIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,672.54 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENMILLS, LISA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,672.30 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWES, DAVID H Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $74,671.56 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERELLE, MICHAEL Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $74,671.30 Date 01/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINTON, AMANDA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,671.08 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, RONALD D Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,671.01 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESITI, MARTHA R Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $74,671.00 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, CHAD D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,670.88 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARI, MICHAEL V Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,670.23 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, WILLIAM J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $74,670.18 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DIANNE F Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $74,670.00 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ANTHONY Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,669.96 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOW, BONITA R Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $74,669.94 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SCOTT D Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $74,669.83 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, LAUREN Employer name Schenectady County Amount $74,669.60 Date 05/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONUCCI, CHRISTOPHER V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,669.28 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROW, DEBORAH M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,669.14 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNIELLO, MARGARET Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $74,668.97 Date 10/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, SHERYL L Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $74,668.86 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMMER, LISA A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $74,668.40 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBIHOUL, SCOTT L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,668.28 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCHARSKI, JOHN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,668.21 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBIE, ANDREW T Employer name City of Corning Amount $74,668.20 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARFIELD, JAMES E Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $74,667.87 Date 11/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HOKE A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $74,667.84 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKULA, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,667.82 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, DONALD P, JR Employer name Saratoga County Amount $74,667.75 Date 12/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARAZZI, MARCO V Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,667.71 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RANDY L Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $74,667.57 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, CHAD F Employer name City of Batavia Amount $74,667.35 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAYAN, CLIFFORD A, II Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,667.12 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, GAIL A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,667.01 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLINCO, JEWEL MIRANDA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,666.79 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELL, PAUL M Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $74,665.98 Date 11/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REHBERG, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,665.66 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAILIE, MICHAEL R Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $74,665.49 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT, POLLY S Employer name Jefferson County Amount $74,665.31 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, ELIZABTH EWART Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $74,665.14 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNIFF, NANCY K Employer name Education Department Amount $74,665.14 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODELL, MELISSA C Employer name Education Department Amount $74,665.14 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, LINDA J Employer name Education Department Amount $74,665.14 Date 12/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREGOR, AMANDA K Employer name Education Department Amount $74,665.14 Date 12/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, DONALD R Employer name Education Department Amount $74,665.14 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, EDWARD E Employer name Education Department Amount $74,665.14 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,665.14 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,665.14 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOT, LISA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,665.14 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYMENT, ANNE F Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,665.14 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCARI, KATHLEEN Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $74,664.60 Date 03/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, THOMAS Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,664.59 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORK, JEFFREY Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $74,664.34 Date 11/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORRICO, ALFONSO F Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,663.84 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CHESTER G Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $74,663.70 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHAN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $74,663.38 Date 01/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, PETER F, JR Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,663.11 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFLER, AMY L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $74,663.08 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, NICOLE L Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,662.96 Date 05/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, DAVID L Employer name Cortland County Amount $74,662.61 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARKLESS, DOUGLAS L, SR Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,662.35 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS R Employer name Broome County Amount $74,662.15 Date 08/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTOK, KRYSTYNA B Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,662.03 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLING, ADRIAN R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,661.94 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINECK, MICHAEL J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,661.90 Date 10/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEK, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $74,661.66 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIAL, FABIOLA M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,661.35 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, NANCY A Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $74,659.80 Date 04/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSEN, KERRY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,659.49 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $74,659.35 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STARR, MATTHEW P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $74,659.16 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, LYNNE M Employer name Greece CSD Amount $74,659.13 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDARD, COREY B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,658.91 Date 09/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKURSKY, STEVEN G Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $74,658.88 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System