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 KELLY, RORI Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,001.82 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEREK, STEPHEN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,001.62 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, VICTORIA L Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,000.51 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $70,000.31 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,000.15 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, TYLER R Employer name Dev Auth of North Country Amount $70,000.11 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, DAVID C Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,000.08 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTNOW, MITCHELL L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,000.06 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBRECHT, MICHAEL R Employer name Senate Special Annual Payroll Amount $70,000.06 Date 01/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, BRIGHID Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,000.06 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANEY, JONATHAN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $70,000.06 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, CAROL Y Employer name Yonkers Indust Devel Agcy Amount $70,000.06 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, JOYCE E Employer name Orange County Amount $69,999.96 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KIRK L Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $69,999.92 Date 04/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BERNS, MICHAEL D Employer name Village of Kenmore Amount $69,999.81 Date 01/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERESTAL, VENANTE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,999.72 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ADAM Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,999.39 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREER, NICALETTA J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $69,999.22 Date 12/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARSKI, CANDIDA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $69,999.20 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUNTILLO, JOANNE S Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $69,998.91 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TEKONBLA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,998.53 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGOLI, ANTHONY V Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,998.40 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Kent Amount $69,997.80 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROLA, JOSEPH A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,997.73 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNS, TIMOTHY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,997.52 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILROY, SHAWN P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,997.47 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,997.32 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY H Employer name Madison County Amount $69,997.29 Date 06/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESKA, JOANNE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,997.11 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCTO, KEVIN J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,997.04 Date 07/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MICHELLE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,996.91 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAINT JUST, PURA Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $69,996.91 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREMONT, MAGDA Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $69,996.91 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, MARY T Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $69,996.91 Date 10/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, REGINALD D Employer name NYC Judges Amount $69,996.91 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, ROCHELLE Employer name NYC Judges Amount $69,996.91 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, KATHRYN P Employer name Orange County Amount $69,996.72 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHECKELLS, RICHARD V Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,996.34 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUBELLI, DARLENE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,996.31 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONHEADY, SEAN R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,996.25 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWERS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $69,995.98 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEFNER, MARK D Employer name Broome County Amount $69,995.44 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DEBRA L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,995.37 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATWIJEC, PAUL R Employer name City of Rome Amount $69,995.06 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUZZETTI, PETER, III Employer name Chemung County Amount $69,994.51 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, ANDREA C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,994.36 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUMANS, MELINDA M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,994.32 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONOUGH, KELSEY A Employer name Orange County Amount $69,994.00 Date 08/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTIA, DOMINICK Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,993.61 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, YVETTE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,993.48 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, LINDA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,993.45 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIVAREZ, CLAUDIA K Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $69,993.39 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARESCO, NATALIE R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $69,993.31 Date 01/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSGROVE, JARED M Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $69,993.31 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOREK, LAWRENCE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,993.17 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLARZ, MICHAEL D Employer name Albany County Amount $69,992.99 Date 06/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, DONGWAN D Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $69,992.64 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREGOIRE, ROBERT J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,992.40 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, LISA A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,992.39 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTEN, JENEVA C Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,992.30 Date 05/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, RENEE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,992.22 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANKER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,992.16 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIU, EDWIN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,992.06 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFIELD, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $69,991.81 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETEVIA, SELASIE Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $69,991.69 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MALATESTA, LYNN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,991.53 Date 12/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, JON N Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $69,991.53 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETSINGER, LENNIE Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,991.49 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWINGLE, JEREMY J Employer name Orange County Amount $69,991.15 Date 09/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ-ACEVEDO, CELIA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $69,991.13 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINCAVAGE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $69,991.12 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, THOMAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,990.98 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAMONT, LOUIS C, JR Employer name Town of Claverack Amount $69,990.66 Date 03/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, DOUGLAS E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,990.54 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKITTONE, VINCENT Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $69,990.43 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, THERESA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,990.35 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBATIELLO, LAURA J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,989.92 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, RANDY W Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,989.65 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZAQUEM, SUELI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,989.06 Date 01/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, PAUL S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,988.90 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISI, DIANE M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $69,988.82 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ABRAHAM Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,988.81 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, RICHARD W, III Employer name City of Kingston Amount $69,988.60 Date 06/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISHER, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,988.56 Date 06/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SERIO, MICHAEL S Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $69,988.29 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDY R Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,988.23 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIALINI, ROSETTA Employer name Putnam County Amount $69,987.14 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MICHAEL D Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,986.82 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOSKI, STEPHANIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,986.17 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SEVE, THOMAS J Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $69,986.13 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, MARYELLEN W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,986.01 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGALL, MICHAEL E Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $69,986.00 Date 02/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINKOFF, ANDREW E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,985.97 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, STEPHANIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,985.85 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMEIER, KRIS J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,985.63 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, BARBARA J Employer name Palmyra-Macedon CSD Amount $69,985.36 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARENA, DONNA M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $69,984.86 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO TEMPIO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,984.78 Date 09/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALETTA, LORI L Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $69,984.76 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, CANDACE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $69,984.14 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System