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 BURNS, CAROL J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $73,811.26 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, THOMAS Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $73,811.14 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, CURTIS V Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,810.99 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBLEDAY, EVAN W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,810.99 Date 09/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPANI, SUSAN M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,810.82 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, SEAN R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,810.77 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, PATRONELLA A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $73,810.41 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, JAMES B Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $73,810.41 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTROWITZ, KEITH L Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $73,809.10 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBERDYKE, STACY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $73,809.08 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, CARMETTA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,808.93 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROANO, JOHN R Employer name City of Oswego Amount $73,808.91 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PINKNEY, VINCENT C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,808.76 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SCOTT R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,808.64 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDAYAN, ANTONY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,808.02 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, PAUL Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $73,807.96 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUPRYNSKI, BRENDA Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $73,807.96 Date 09/08/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, ROXANNE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,807.85 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEBANE, GERALD A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,807.63 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZI, MICHAEL, III Employer name City of Beacon Amount $73,807.59 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KEVIN Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,806.99 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA VECCHIA, MICHAEL Employer name Village of Larchmont Amount $73,806.99 Date 06/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGORIO, JAYE A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $73,806.73 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUANA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,806.52 Date 09/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, ADAM R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $73,805.32 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITH, DAWN V.I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,805.25 Date 01/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, ALICIA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,805.06 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, BRIAN R Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $73,804.59 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DONALD R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,804.36 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, MARGARET Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,804.29 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, MARY E Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,804.23 Date 07/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LINDSAY H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,804.20 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, BRANDI N Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,804.10 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LOLITA M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,803.91 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PALMA, JODY J Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $73,803.91 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONES, DANIEL J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $73,803.46 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC TAGUE, SHUBH N Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $73,803.08 Date 05/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, ENRICO Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $73,803.03 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVER, CHASE S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,802.96 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, DANIEL W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,802.81 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECOR, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $73,802.74 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,802.57 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIROZZOLO, PATRICK L Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,802.48 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GRASSO, LAWRENCE A Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,802.17 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $73,801.99 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, ROOSEVELT E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,801.27 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, LORA A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $73,801.26 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, RICHARD J Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $73,801.05 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAPMAN, ALAN Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $73,800.93 Date 08/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ADAM S Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $73,800.64 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYS, MICHAEL J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,800.04 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBONE, STEVEN G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $73,799.59 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANDE, WILET Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,798.93 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARER, GARY T Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,798.85 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRIAN G Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $73,798.55 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, CLIFFORD J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,798.25 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZEL, RICHARD M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,798.04 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOIA, RALPH A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,797.38 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, GREGORY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,797.15 Date 06/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAITTA, JOSEPH A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,796.88 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WACHOWSKI, KEITH P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,796.64 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSE, KWOK HONG Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,795.42 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOUVAS, CHRISTOS I Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $73,794.88 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, THOMAS M, JR Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $73,794.37 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULLOCK-WINN, ELISE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,793.49 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, JOSEPHINE I Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,793.36 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENEY, PATRICK D Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $73,792.47 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TIMOTHY L, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,792.05 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETERS, STEVEN M Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $73,792.02 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, LARKIN W Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $73,791.98 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEGG, JENNIFER M Employer name Webster CSD Amount $73,791.67 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMAMURTHY, AMRUTHUR G Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $73,791.39 Date 04/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ATEER, JOSEPH W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,790.94 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTT, WINNIFRED G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,790.70 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGNI, JANICE G Employer name Cornell University Amount $73,790.46 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $73,790.36 Date 02/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DORNETT Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $73,789.61 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, SHANE A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $73,789.30 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SEAN R Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $73,789.21 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINLEY, TENEE S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,788.86 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, BRYAN K Employer name Tioga County Amount $73,788.44 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, DONNA L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $73,787.64 Date 10/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, WILLIAM H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,787.23 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHENFORST, JOANNE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,787.04 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERT, EDITH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,787.04 Date 03/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ROSEMARY D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,786.65 Date 12/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASO, VICTORIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,786.26 Date 12/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMUTH, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,785.33 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUG, DAVID N Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,784.55 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, MARK C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,784.00 Date 12/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, ALAN M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,783.90 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POY, MARISOL Employer name Erie County Amount $73,783.83 Date 04/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,783.57 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, ANDREW T Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $73,783.39 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMS, MINDY Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $73,782.73 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEISER, BARBARA A Employer name Broome County Amount $73,782.66 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KENNETH D Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,782.66 Date 09/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELILLO, GILDA L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $73,782.54 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGODA, KELLY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,782.51 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARATORE, JOSEPH J Employer name Albany County Amount $73,781.76 Date 01/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System