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 WATFORD, KOBIE K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,590.09 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIAS, MANUEL E Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $74,589.70 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, THOMAS C Employer name Plattsburgh Housing Authority Amount $74,589.17 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERASMO, FRANK R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $74,588.68 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, MICHAEL R Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $74,588.57 Date 07/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, NEIL Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $74,588.49 Date 05/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKNER, MICHAEL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,588.06 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MAURICE L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,587.96 Date 06/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ASHLEY K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,587.52 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, CLIFFORD J Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $74,587.35 Date 08/05/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, DANIELLE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,587.24 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITALSKI, PATRICIA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $74,586.39 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, GARY M Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,586.31 Date 01/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGA, JOHN A Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $74,586.12 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, RICHARD J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $74,585.67 Date 02/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKINSON, MICHAEL E Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $74,585.54 Date 02/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGLE, BRANDON L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $74,585.29 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, CHENG JIAO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,584.97 Date 04/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNJES, CATHERINE D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $74,584.95 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, AUDREY C Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,584.36 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAVAK, LORI ANN Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $74,583.94 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMS, SANDRALYN J Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $74,583.77 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHALIL, AHMED R Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $74,582.81 Date 10/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHANNON E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $74,582.59 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,582.46 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, SANDRA L Employer name Poughkeepsie Housing Authority Amount $74,582.17 Date 10/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTI-IMPIERI, DONNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,581.85 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOHAN, MELINDA M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,581.50 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, JOSEPH J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,581.47 Date 10/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, KIM M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,581.14 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSTON, DANA G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,580.89 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MARCIAL Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,580.59 Date 08/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, TIMOTHY T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $74,580.59 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, LYNNE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $74,580.31 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHOSKE, MICHAEL A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,580.10 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LEE R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,579.61 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, THOMAS A Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $74,579.59 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SADLON, ERIC E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,579.52 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONS, BARBARA J Employer name Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $74,579.35 Date 12/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKER, GARRETT M Employer name Erie County Amount $74,579.31 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, DAVID B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,578.80 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, EDITH E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,578.80 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGS, RONALD A Employer name Town of Eden Amount $74,578.72 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGI, MICHAEL A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,578.67 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODSON, EILEEN M Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $74,578.59 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARAUJO, JAMES E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $74,578.31 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHCHAN, LARA B Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $74,577.94 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUMBLE, PATRICK H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $74,577.84 Date 04/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKNER, DENNIS R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,577.62 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNICK, WILLIAM C Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $74,577.49 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNIE, HYLAND E, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,577.37 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, JOHN E Employer name City of Auburn Amount $74,577.12 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKELA, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $74,577.04 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLEJNICZAK, ROBERT S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,576.96 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,576.96 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BITETTO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Gates Amount $74,576.77 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JAMES Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $74,576.67 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARST, LYNN A Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $74,576.51 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEEVE, JOHN W Employer name Village of Castleton-On-Hudson Amount $74,576.31 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDJAZI, AMBER L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,576.23 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, EMIL G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,575.99 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, LISA Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,575.96 Date 10/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONERGAN, MAUREEN A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,575.73 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, BRIAN P Employer name Cayuga County Amount $74,575.69 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIMMER, MARC E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,575.62 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEEMA, MUDASSAR A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,575.14 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LING Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,575.14 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELIN, HAROLD Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,575.14 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINNAGEL, ERIC A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,575.14 Date 12/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, PETER D Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $74,574.87 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, PETE J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $74,574.84 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARING, KELLY A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,574.65 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDER, MARYANN Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,573.98 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASS, MICHELE F Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $74,573.54 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, ANDREW M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,573.35 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, CHARLES Employer name Hempstead Housing Authority Amount $74,573.32 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, MARISSA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,572.55 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JENNA G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,572.41 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $74,572.00 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, LUIS O Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $74,571.35 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMUNALE, MARVIC D Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,570.80 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSKOWSKI, DOROTHY Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $74,570.57 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, AIMIN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,570.47 Date 10/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLMAN, SUSAN I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,570.33 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MONTRICE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,570.16 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARET C Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $74,569.76 Date 09/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, DAWN M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,569.28 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUINN, MATTHEW A Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $74,569.27 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASALOS, JOHN G Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $74,569.26 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHERS, JOANNE M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,568.85 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERNESKY, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $74,568.31 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHARLES W Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $74,568.23 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, KELLEY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,568.07 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKIMIUK-MOLIK, ALINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,567.89 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOFARDIN, PETER Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,567.66 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, RYAN P Employer name Livingston County Amount $74,567.55 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUNSBERY, JULIO A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,567.40 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKMAN, JULIE J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $74,566.19 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOKE, DORCAS B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $74,566.12 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN-BAIA, ERIN M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,566.10 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System