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 HEDGES, JEFFREY G Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $70,136.18 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUDI, LAURA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,135.73 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERELI, MUZO Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $70,135.62 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUI, SAU-MAN Employer name Education Department Amount $70,135.51 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, AIMEE T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,134.88 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GEORGE H Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,134.82 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYCKOFF, PATRICK F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,134.72 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SEAN D Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $70,134.58 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGAY, ALEXANDR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,134.24 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, SHANNON M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $70,134.03 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, KYLE R Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $70,133.99 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMAR, THEODIS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,133.37 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, BARBARA L Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $70,133.37 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSLEY, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,133.24 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURPRENANT, BRIAN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,133.12 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANESSA, JOHN J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $70,132.83 Date 04/22/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, ANTHONY J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,132.82 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLIN, ROBYN L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,132.69 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMBO, ANDREW J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,132.68 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $70,131.95 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, RUDOLPH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,131.36 Date 03/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLSEK, THEODORE R Employer name Gowanda CSD Amount $70,131.35 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARP, AMY B Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,131.32 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRACCO, DANIEL P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,131.22 Date 09/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, RENAE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,130.98 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, JACQUELYN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,130.80 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, ROBIN R Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,130.71 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINOVIC, JEFFREY K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,130.64 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUCET, PHILIPPE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,130.59 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANTONE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $70,130.55 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEENAN, MARTIN J Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $70,130.53 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, ROBERT Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,130.47 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEMTOB, JAKE D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,130.11 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, THERESA Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $70,129.86 Date 01/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, BARBARA Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $70,129.68 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORLE, DANIELLE E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,129.47 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, ANTHONY J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $70,129.43 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBETTA, NICHOLAS R Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,128.90 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWIAZDOWSKI, ANTHONY S, JR Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,128.70 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, STEVEN L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,128.54 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, COLLEEN F Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,128.29 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURGH, MATTHEW H Employer name Fulton County Amount $70,128.12 Date 11/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDENDISTEL, JONATHAN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,127.91 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LORMENZO Employer name Albany County Amount $70,127.91 Date 10/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, KATHLEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,127.78 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPISARDA, GLEN A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,127.69 Date 04/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDEN, CHARLES J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $70,127.60 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERIL, GEORGE T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $70,127.52 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GARDEREN, MARK D Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,127.31 Date 08/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANDEY, NIKHIL Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $70,126.55 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KEITH P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,126.49 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAKS, SIMON S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,126.36 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARROW, LINDA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,125.87 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, ROBERT E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,125.54 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,125.47 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, MAUREEN Employer name East Moriches UFSD Amount $70,125.30 Date 08/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDERLEY, PAUL S Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,124.91 Date 01/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HERRON, CHRISTINE M Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,124.70 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANONICO, GUY, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,124.67 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMER, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Erie County Amount $70,124.46 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, LAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,124.40 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, ERIC Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,124.33 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETCHAM, DENNIS R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $70,124.18 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, JEREMY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,123.98 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, RICHARD J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,123.93 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAWEK, JEROME S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,123.89 Date 05/30/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTE, ROBERT J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,123.60 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TERRI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,123.49 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERAMI, STEPHANIE K Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,123.45 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, BRENT P Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,122.65 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURSIQUOT, SERGE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,122.35 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PAOLA, STEVEN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,121.70 Date 09/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINIZIO, ROSEMARIE A Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,121.15 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAN, JUAN S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $70,121.15 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, EVE M Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $70,121.07 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROSE Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $70,121.06 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVIS, THEODORE R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $70,120.45 Date 09/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARBRICK, MARY ELLEN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $70,120.00 Date 09/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BRIAN D Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,118.91 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIELLO, WILLIAM M Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $70,118.52 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, JESUS O Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $70,118.34 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $70,117.87 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISLA, LESLIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,117.80 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, DARRYL V Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,117.44 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $70,117.30 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,117.20 Date 05/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, SONIA E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,117.09 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRECHETTE, MATTHEW D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,117.01 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELFELD, PAUL M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,116.96 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTOZZI, RICHARD A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,116.89 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, SEAN L Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $70,116.87 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ADAM D Employer name Village of Roslyn Amount $70,116.80 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOCK, JONAH D Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $70,116.70 Date 03/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIATKO, MICHAEL L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $70,116.69 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTARSIERO, JENNIFER L Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,116.48 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MATTHEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,116.30 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENCIK, JOSEPH R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,116.28 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHELBERGER, JAMES R Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,116.24 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARKS, JEFFREY S Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $70,115.98 Date 05/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, CARL A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,115.68 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System