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 WINCHELL, CHARLES E Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,757.23 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINI, GAIL H Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $72,757.02 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLER, SAMUEL E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $72,756.99 Date 10/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, LUCINDA K Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,756.85 Date 10/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, YU Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,756.25 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TONYA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,756.13 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, STEPHEN J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $72,756.06 Date 09/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLIN, WILLIAM G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,755.92 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, WANDA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,755.73 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, GIANCARLO Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,755.56 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, ANNE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,755.50 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, ELIZABETH M Employer name Middletown Housing Authority Amount $72,755.30 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUKE, ANTHONY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,755.09 Date 09/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESAPANE, DONNA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,754.50 Date 04/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKIEWICZ, BARBARA S Employer name Wyoming County Amount $72,754.33 Date 08/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDRIGAN, RYAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,754.21 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,754.07 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKHAM, TODD D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,753.63 Date 04/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEKONSKI, LINDA Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $72,753.50 Date 07/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLETIERI, PHILIP E Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,753.37 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZACHUK, STEVEN W Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $72,753.26 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSVYAKH, SERGIY Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $72,752.88 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFFORD, VICKI L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,752.73 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURG, KATIE L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,752.71 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, LISETTE Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,752.63 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSO, OLUMAFEMI A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,752.56 Date 01/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, LYNN A Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $72,752.52 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRETE, JEREMY J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,752.33 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTENSEN, SEAN P Employer name City of Rye Amount $72,752.29 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCOLO, BENJAMIN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,750.55 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHART, ANTHONY J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,750.04 Date 01/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEGAN, DENIS J Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $72,749.95 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEBORN, JOHN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,749.49 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELIS, PAUL Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,749.47 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POETTE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,749.47 Date 05/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ALICE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,749.43 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARD, CRAIG W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,748.98 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITH, MARK C Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,748.62 Date 08/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HILBERT, DAVID R Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $72,748.25 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, KATHLEEN A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,748.06 Date 03/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, MARIA ASUNCION I Employer name Education Department Amount $72,747.78 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKAM, SCOTT E Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $72,747.59 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, MARY L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,747.43 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURBINI, LEONARD L Employer name Essex County Amount $72,747.38 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHLEWICKI, JOSEPH J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,746.76 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE-FREITA, JOAN L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,746.47 Date 06/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNONE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,746.22 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTH, JEFFREY A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,745.71 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KASSA, YAYNEALEM A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,745.30 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEY, DIANA M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $72,744.93 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERATTA, NATALIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,744.92 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,743.84 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC QUESTON, GYONGYI Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,743.66 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, MARK Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,743.66 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, RONALD, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,743.33 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNCE, JAMES A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,742.99 Date 03/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNO, LOUIS M Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $72,742.77 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACTON, MARK J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $72,742.64 Date 05/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROQUE, ALAN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,742.49 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGOLIS, ALAN S Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $72,742.40 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONAGURA, MARK D Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $72,742.29 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUD, BRIDGET C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,742.23 Date 07/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ZENA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,741.99 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, AVINESH Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,741.86 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALESKI, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,741.84 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,741.60 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRERO, SANTIAGO Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $72,741.45 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARANJO, LYNN Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,741.08 Date 11/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINCHUM, JOHN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,741.00 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUCKHOLTZ, MARY H Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $72,739.79 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMANDRE, DEORTIME C Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,739.40 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSEILLE, ALTA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,739.17 Date 08/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREE, RONALD V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,739.11 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, STEPHEN E Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $72,739.02 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,739.01 Date 03/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACTEAU, JARED A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,738.30 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, MICHAEL H Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,738.30 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATAK, KAITLYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,738.25 Date 01/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REICHERT, EDWARD F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,737.77 Date 06/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERTUCCI, PETER A, JR Employer name Montgomery County Amount $72,737.50 Date 03/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JULIA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,737.06 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARIELLO, RICHARD T Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $72,736.47 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDAL, CODY I Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,736.43 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RANSOM, YVETTE M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,736.25 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, SHANNON E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,735.68 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAURENCE, LESLIE Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $72,735.19 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEH, JOHN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,735.04 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKHURST, AARON J G Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $72,734.58 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIMBERLY T Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $72,734.39 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMAN, CATHERINE R Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $72,734.20 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, GAIL H Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $72,733.87 Date 07/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBURG, FREDERICK R, JR Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $72,733.83 Date 07/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANALDO, JACQUELINE M Employer name Syosset Public Library Amount $72,733.42 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISCH, STEPHEN F Employer name Village of Pelham Manor Amount $72,733.17 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIAGA, CARLOS G Employer name Islip Housing Authority Amount $72,732.66 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGENAH, RONALD C Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $72,732.60 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, MOSES, JR Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,732.18 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROEHLICH, JEFFREY D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,731.97 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, RODOLFO M Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $72,731.86 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLECKI, CHESTER P Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $72,731.28 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System