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 BEEDENBENDER, EDWARD R Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,904.49 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUS, SUSAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,904.35 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYSAK, RACHEL H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,903.95 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARIBEE, JAMES J Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,903.76 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KELLY A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,903.50 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNERMANN, MEGAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $70,903.42 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, MARYANNE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,903.40 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENFIELD, BRYAN K Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,903.29 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LEOD, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $70,903.24 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $70,903.11 Date 11/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, BROOKE Employer name Orange County Amount $70,903.02 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONREY, FRANCES V Employer name Orange County Amount $70,902.96 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSIER, CORBIN J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,902.87 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL D Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $70,902.77 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, SUZANNE D Employer name Troy Housing Authority Amount $70,902.73 Date 08/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIL, TIFFANY M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,902.67 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,902.51 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, GARY D Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $70,902.33 Date 11/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, GINA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $70,901.75 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,901.45 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JASON J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,901.32 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHBERGER, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,901.23 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, COSMO, III Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,901.21 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIK, NANCY B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,901.15 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, DEBORAH J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,901.10 Date 07/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MORTE, ANNE L Employer name Glen Cove Community Dev Agcy Amount $70,900.96 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALICK, AMY E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,900.78 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIZEK, MELISSA M Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $70,900.53 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTH, HELEN Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,900.41 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE TORIO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,900.40 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEE, DYANE C Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,900.11 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVES, ROSEANNE M Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $70,900.09 Date 11/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PETER J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,899.68 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FREITAS, FRANCES Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,899.03 Date 01/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, SHONDA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,899.03 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROFT, DEBORAH Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,898.99 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNAMARA, JOSEPH E Employer name Erie County Amount $70,898.94 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFFINO, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,898.93 Date 09/24/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONELLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Erie County Amount $70,898.92 Date 01/13/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, PATRICK J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,898.92 Date 06/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMURA, DENISE I GEIER Employer name Erie County Amount $70,898.90 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSONS, ROBIN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,898.85 Date 12/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, JEAN-ROBERT F Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,898.67 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $70,898.63 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALEEM, AMNA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,898.54 Date 04/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ERIC J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,898.54 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GUIDO, CATHERINE M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,898.36 Date 02/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, RICARDO Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,898.19 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, KEVIN D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,897.89 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, ALAN P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,897.85 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRTON, NEIKESHA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,897.74 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENTEE, PATRICIA A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $70,897.61 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADAVECCHIA, ADDOLORATA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,897.60 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MICHAEL A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,897.30 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOSA, YADY L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,896.96 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, TODD L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $70,896.88 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUDENT, KELLY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,896.83 Date 04/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $70,896.45 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, TITIA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,896.03 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROK, JASON T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,895.41 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOCK, MARY A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,895.14 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARRINGTON, CRAIG M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,895.12 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERNAIL, JASON D Employer name City of Middletown Amount $70,894.93 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRONIK, JASON A Employer name Erie County Amount $70,894.89 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, RICARDO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,894.70 Date 10/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CARLA J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $70,894.25 Date 01/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONATZSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,894.19 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELACE, KEFFION K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,893.81 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, TODD W Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $70,893.76 Date 05/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAUMIEC, GERALDINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,893.07 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, REEDER Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,892.89 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLORS, AMY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,892.75 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLONSKI, RONALD L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $70,892.75 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALETHEA L Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $70,892.37 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMPER, ALEXANDER Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $70,892.25 Date 06/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JANINE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,891.35 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROARKE, JOHN F Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $70,891.35 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUCK, BARBARA M Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,891.20 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JULIA E Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $70,890.99 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, JOYCE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,890.97 Date 02/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZ, ROSEANN C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,890.67 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKS, KEISHA J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,890.57 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, PHILLIP Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $70,890.16 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, PHILLIP J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,890.10 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DISHAW, LEON D Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,890.05 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENLEY, RUDOLPH Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,889.98 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KIMBERLY Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,889.97 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFRI, AOON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,889.74 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUIS, RUSSELL T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,889.72 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $70,889.63 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ARTHUR J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,889.13 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, PHILLIP A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,889.01 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD, PATRICK J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,888.95 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, TIMOTHY R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,888.71 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANOVA-FRACCHIOLLA, LAURA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,888.60 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, DANIEL M Employer name Erie County Amount $70,888.51 Date 05/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, KIMBERLY A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,888.14 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULK, ROGER P Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,888.14 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, MARY E Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $70,887.98 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPE, DOLORES A Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,887.85 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System