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 SEYFARTH, MELISSA M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $73,308.84 Date 05/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILMARTIN, MICHELE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,308.81 Date 02/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEMON, KHALID S Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,308.60 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVIN, DANIEL G Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $73,308.31 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEBB, ROBIN L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $73,308.22 Date 11/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEARN, KEITH A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,308.15 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADGLEY, LAURIE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,307.70 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, SHIRLEY M Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $73,307.67 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANNE B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,307.63 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWELL, GARTH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $73,307.35 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURROCK, TODD J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,307.25 Date 10/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACHIM, WENDY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,306.92 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUHAS, KATHLEEN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,306.90 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TVERT, SCOTT P Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,306.90 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, VIVIAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,306.89 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, LORRAINE A Employer name Village of Russell Gardens Amount $73,306.89 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COWEN, REBECCA L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $73,306.76 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, SUSAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,306.42 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, WILLIAM R Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $73,306.36 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, JEFFREY E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,306.18 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $73,306.04 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, CAROLYN E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,305.93 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, DENNIS L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,305.50 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,305.36 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, JONATHAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,305.26 Date 12/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDEAU, KAREN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,305.23 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIE ALBER, MARISA ANN Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,305.15 Date 12/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DONNA S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,305.09 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JEREMY L Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,305.08 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTROVILLA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $73,304.97 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGAN, RICHARD J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,304.77 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC COY, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,304.63 Date 10/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KATHERINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,304.25 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO-BROWN, DENISE T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,304.25 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELMS, DENISE A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,304.25 Date 05/18/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,304.25 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,304.25 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $73,304.00 Date 01/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $73,303.21 Date 03/13/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, DAVID M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,303.18 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THRANE, BRUCE J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $73,303.13 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWIN, DAWN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,302.79 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERSOCKI, JAMES R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $73,302.66 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DAVID P Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $73,302.63 Date 09/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, MARGARET E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,302.40 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLEES, VAN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,301.87 Date 02/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, ROY V Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $73,301.39 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LISA M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $73,301.09 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KADIE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,300.78 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, SCOTT D Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $73,300.33 Date 04/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, DARLENE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $73,300.24 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSINGER, BRIAN K Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,300.17 Date 01/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUDA, CEZARY Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $73,299.28 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERKEN, MELINDA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,299.23 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, REGINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,299.21 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,298.54 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLHAMMER, MICHAEL SCOTT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,298.52 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, SAMANTHA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,298.44 Date 11/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAU, MARY ANN Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,298.30 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERSON, ERNEST N Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $73,298.15 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PALMA, VINCENT J Employer name City of Kingston Amount $73,298.14 Date 08/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHERRY, ARTHUR Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $73,298.00 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGO, CAROL Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,297.61 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDON, CHRISTY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,296.36 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANDREWS, PATRICK J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,296.32 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRE, NATALYA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $73,296.29 Date 07/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, IVONA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,296.17 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, BARBARA ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,296.06 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, WILLIAM T Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $73,295.84 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,294.00 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODINA, RAYMOND D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,294.00 Date 05/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWICKI, SUSAN M Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $73,293.72 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNON, RYAN T Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,293.34 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWER, EDWARD G Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $73,292.99 Date 02/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENNERT, ROBERT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,292.74 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSILLO, JAY M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,292.54 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMORE, MARY JOAN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,291.83 Date 07/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, BRYAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,291.67 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, LYNN A Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $73,291.33 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDITT, BRIAN D Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,290.97 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACI, SAMUEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,290.51 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSADR, YASSER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $73,290.35 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATZ, PETER H Employer name Town of Southold Amount $73,290.22 Date 08/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINDISI, WILLIAM A Employer name Putnam County Amount $73,290.21 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERO, ARTHUR Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,290.12 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, JASON S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,289.42 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASNIA, JOSEPH M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $73,288.98 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASTMAN, JOHN K Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,288.82 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $73,288.76 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLES, ANN Employer name NYS Mortgage Agency Amount $73,288.57 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINO, MARC W Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $73,288.28 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MATTHEW J Employer name Honeoye Falls-Lima CSD Amount $73,288.18 Date 07/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GELDER, PAMELA Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $73,288.00 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, TORNELL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,286.84 Date 11/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, SUSAN L Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $73,286.65 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANDINO, MARLINA Employer name Mt Pleasant Blythedale UFSD Amount $73,286.52 Date 03/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, SHANEEKA Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $73,286.48 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTOWN, ROBERT J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,286.28 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISOGNO, MATTHEW M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,285.95 Date 11/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, ASHLEY R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,285.72 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System