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 WELCH, DEAN R Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $70,263.53 Date 09/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHEILA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,263.39 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEISHMAN, CAROLYN J Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,263.36 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINZBURG, RENATA Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,263.36 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTAN, KRISTIN A Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,263.35 Date 07/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, GREGORY D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,262.78 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, JENNIFER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,262.49 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, JEFFREY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,262.40 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, LINDA J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $70,261.67 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,261.64 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZONE, DORIAN T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,261.59 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, ARTHUR Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,261.49 Date 10/28/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRIVITSKIY, MIKHAIL S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,261.47 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, VENETIA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,260.98 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISHLER, CINDY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,260.94 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHARLOTTE L Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $70,260.80 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, SHENTAH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,260.77 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VABER, CLARISSA W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,260.72 Date 05/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBCZAK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,260.63 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLI, DENISE C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,259.32 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, CHERYL L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $70,259.16 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS J Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $70,259.04 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, ANNETTE E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,258.97 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DUYNE, GLORIA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,258.69 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGO, SYMONE D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,258.69 Date 07/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MADRINA Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $70,258.55 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLAND, RUSSELL A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $70,258.49 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, RYAN J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,258.38 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JOHN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,258.03 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLOIS, CHARLES Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $70,257.76 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name METZ, CAROLINE Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,257.44 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMMONS, JASON P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $70,257.08 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFER, RITA J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,257.05 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABEDNEGO, VERNE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,256.99 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANTE, NICOLE Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,256.99 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, JOYCE A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,256.99 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BURNIE, STEVEN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,256.74 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOENING, EUGENE W Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $70,256.65 Date 09/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, MARY A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $70,256.55 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DIANA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $70,256.47 Date 10/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCASIO, ELIZABETH Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,256.47 Date 10/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, PATRICIA A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $70,256.35 Date 09/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLONA, JOAN R Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $70,256.34 Date 06/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINKMAN, DENNIS Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,256.32 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL, RYAN J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,255.54 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULEY, JENNIFER M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,254.97 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTONE, ROBERT B Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,254.36 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MARLA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,254.26 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SUZANNE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,254.17 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, LAUREN T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,253.92 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEY, NICHOLE E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $70,253.92 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARES, JODI A Employer name Wayne County Amount $70,252.83 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAIL, SCOTT A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,252.67 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRIN, ALINA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,252.53 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URAM, DENISE P Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,252.23 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, ANTOINETTE R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,251.97 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TRACY L Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,251.46 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, SONYA A, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,251.42 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, JESSE V Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,251.29 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARZU, EUGENIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,251.21 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TRAVIS W Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $70,250.60 Date 01/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRAIG A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,250.56 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, LINDA P Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,250.41 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, KURIAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,250.41 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALCEDO, CHRISTIAN Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,250.41 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPASSO, ELIZABETH Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,250.41 Date 02/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, HAL T, JR Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,249.78 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, VITO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,249.60 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TAMARA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,249.32 Date 02/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASINI, JANET M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $70,248.87 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, CARMELA Employer name Albany County Amount $70,248.75 Date 03/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREINER, LAURA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,248.67 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBARINO, DANIEL R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,248.24 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, JODY E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,247.73 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTIGLION, MAUREEN H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,247.66 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBINSKI, JASON A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,247.52 Date 06/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISER, KELLY M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,247.51 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONOVER, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $70,247.40 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CERIO, CHARLES A, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,247.20 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METTY, BRIAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,246.61 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NIZEUL, KEITH J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,245.71 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIN, YE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,245.67 Date 08/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUEHWIRTH, CHRISTINE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,245.48 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNG, PATRICIA S Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $70,245.42 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LANCE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,245.06 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, STACY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,245.00 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAINARD, SUE ANN Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $70,244.72 Date 11/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZARIAN, ANDREA A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $70,244.72 Date 12/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIGAN, KENNETH J Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $70,244.36 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, ADAM K Employer name Town of Ticonderoga Amount $70,244.31 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAUM, VIKTORYIA V Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,244.23 Date 10/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICH, BRITT P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,244.15 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, BRENDAN Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $70,243.80 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILEY, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $70,243.04 Date 05/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILDRETH, WHITNEY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,242.45 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAVICH, STEVEN Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $70,241.92 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JACK H, JR Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,241.60 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,241.53 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JASON E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $70,241.41 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, VICKI M Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $70,241.36 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System