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 LEMPKO, JEFFREY W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,723.11 Date 08/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JAMES M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,722.70 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, CARLETTA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,722.63 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, APRIL R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,722.26 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEFTON, TODD K Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $70,722.20 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYSLUPSKI, JENNIFER J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,722.15 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSEN, CRAIG L Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,721.19 Date 11/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVEY, PETER J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,720.91 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TYNDALE, PAULINE J Employer name Orange County Amount $70,720.71 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEVIN L Employer name Oneida Co Soil/Water Con Dist Amount $70,720.00 Date 11/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINTY, SABRINA E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,719.86 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLACH, ILYSSA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,719.77 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OKORONKWO, OCHIEZE S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,719.56 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOL, JASON C Employer name City of Lockport Amount $70,719.30 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, DOUGLAS A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $70,719.22 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILODEAU-CLEMENT, JOANNE J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,719.04 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DAVID A Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,719.00 Date 02/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JASON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,718.90 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCUTT, ANDREW W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,718.80 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNTHER, DARLENE V Employer name Village of Lake George Amount $70,718.35 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAER, DANIEL J Employer name Village of Catskill Amount $70,717.84 Date 09/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ESPINAL, FRANCISCO A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $70,717.26 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCE, BENN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,716.71 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBICK, JAMES J Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $70,716.24 Date 12/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROBNER, JOANNE C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,715.76 Date 04/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANLISS, JACQUELYN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,715.44 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $70,715.31 Date 08/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, DOUGLAS M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $70,715.13 Date 08/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FINATERI, ELSA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,715.11 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRUH, ELLEN B Employer name Welfare Research Inc Amount $70,714.98 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORUSSO, PHILIP P Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $70,714.86 Date 05/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURLEY, KEVIN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,714.81 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VINSON-DENTON, SABRINA G Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,714.78 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORGE, MATTHEW L Employer name Steuben County Amount $70,714.64 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTERELLA, NATALE Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,714.44 Date 03/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOHN J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $70,714.09 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MICHAEL R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $70,713.97 Date 07/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMLINSON, COLETTE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,713.85 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULLANO, MICHELLE G Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,713.69 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARS, RHONDA E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $70,713.66 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORINES, NICHOLAS S Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,713.37 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTWICK, DEBRA Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $70,711.89 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZBERG, BRENT G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,711.41 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, THOMAS R Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,711.39 Date 04/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, GAVIN A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,710.74 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONEY, HENDRICK Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,709.55 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNENBAUM, MARGARET Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $70,709.15 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARK A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,709.11 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNIE, MICHAEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,708.91 Date 04/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVILA, MILAGROS Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,708.75 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHTERFELD, STEPHEN K Employer name Erie County Amount $70,708.45 Date 03/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALLO, JACK P Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $70,708.28 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOHN C Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $70,707.75 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZULO-SCHLOTTERER, MAUREEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,707.73 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, DAVID G Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $70,707.23 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMENDINGER, RICKY A, II Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,706.36 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOMBE, ROBERT H Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $70,706.02 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEVELAND, GENE M, JR Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,705.80 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SELICIA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $70,705.77 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKER, RANDY A Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $70,705.55 Date 04/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSTON, LAURIE B Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,705.37 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,705.20 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAVO, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,705.06 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGHAM, MICHAEL B Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,704.92 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLE, AMANDA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,704.62 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, ROBIN L Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,704.52 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GEORGE, RANDI G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,704.36 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMANN, CONSTANCE L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,703.91 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, JERI D Employer name Westhill CSD Amount $70,703.80 Date 10/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, EUGENE R, JR Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $70,703.76 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, AMY C Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,703.68 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCICCHIO, NICHOLAS Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,703.07 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FADZEN, JAMES M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,702.97 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIAS VERDUGA, ANIBAL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,702.63 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGARA, MAURICIO D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,702.63 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JENOVE T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,702.61 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORFA, MATTHEW F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,702.56 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACHECO, DANIEL P Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $70,702.51 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNON-WIER, SHARON M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,701.81 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWICH, MICHAEL A Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,701.11 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZEEZ, MARIAM A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,700.84 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISTO, ANTONIO Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $70,699.94 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, ROBERT J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $70,699.66 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, AMANDA K Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $70,699.30 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ANNE MARIE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,698.91 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, ROBERT G Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,698.84 Date 04/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUSSAR, ROBERT, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,698.67 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CARRUBBA, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $70,698.42 Date 04/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,698.41 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIER, JOSEPH K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,697.90 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JASON R Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,697.80 Date 02/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, TINDARO J Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,696.94 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JUDICE, DENNIS P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,696.69 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, COLLIN P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,696.65 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, O'BRYAN A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,694.65 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, TODD W Employer name Schuyler County Amount $70,694.46 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, KRISTIN L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $70,694.33 Date 05/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,693.79 Date 01/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JANE R Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $70,693.78 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, VALERIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,693.71 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System