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 HEIDINGER-SAYLER, MOLLY E Employer name Erie County Amount $69,929.14 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDLEY, KEITH B JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,929.13 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, DANA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $69,929.13 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIRTH, AMANDA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,928.59 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JEAN F Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $69,928.58 Date 09/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLO, TIMOTHY J Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $69,928.48 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LOSCHKE, IRENE R Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $69,928.48 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, MARYANN S Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $69,928.27 Date 12/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNJES, JASON W Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $69,927.90 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERYLAK, ANTHONY J Employer name Erie County Amount $69,927.87 Date 02/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNANAN, ROMEO J Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $69,927.21 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, SCOTT E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $69,926.90 Date 03/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRWEATHER, CATHERINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $69,926.77 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACELLI, BRYAN J Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $69,926.62 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, HAROLD W Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $69,926.29 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENAVIDES, NEFTALI Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,926.24 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, MARGARET Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,926.16 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARD, JOSEPH N Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $69,926.09 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, GEORGE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,925.95 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ANTHONY D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,925.58 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $69,925.04 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIDGES, SEAN G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,924.85 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,924.79 Date 03/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVOTO, BRIAN N Employer name City of Olean Amount $69,924.69 Date 06/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, RONELL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $69,924.63 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAIME Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,924.27 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, RYAN A Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $69,924.23 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, JOSEPH M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,924.11 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLACI, NICHOLAS R Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $69,923.51 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KYLE G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $69,923.46 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINNICK, TERESA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,923.40 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDIGAN, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,923.40 Date 04/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIATORE, MELISSA R Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $69,923.20 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIDHOF, THOMAS P Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $69,923.20 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEFFERY T Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $69,922.48 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIROS, MYRIAN I Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,922.25 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, LLOYD W, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,922.12 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, LISA L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $69,922.04 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNE, BRYAN T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,922.02 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBERTING, MEGAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,921.92 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, BART C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,921.60 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIGOTT, CAROL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,921.50 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMAN, PHILIP P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,921.44 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKENS, IRENE Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,921.33 Date 04/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSE A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $69,920.42 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KARI E Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $69,919.34 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINO, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,918.90 Date 02/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KREMZIER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,918.56 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIMERE, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Olean Amount $69,918.54 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALWEN, PEGGY L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,918.42 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENUNG, JOSEPH W Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,918.21 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, ARNOLD K Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $69,918.15 Date 01/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JESSIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,917.30 Date 09/13/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEE, SHELLEY A Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $69,917.16 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABINEAUX, KATHLEEN R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $69,917.14 Date 10/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, REBECCA S Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,916.53 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORIS, ROBERT W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,916.42 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUZIK, ANDREA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,915.88 Date 01/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SHA-KEE D Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,915.88 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELFON, RUTH C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,915.88 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JESSICA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,915.88 Date 02/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO DE JESUS, ANA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,915.88 Date 01/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANA, NADEEM AHMED Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,915.85 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRIFF, TERESA E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,915.37 Date 01/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSENGER, MOLLIE J Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $69,915.35 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, CHRYSTYNA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,915.26 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUZTAFAGO, STANLEY R Employer name Albany County Amount $69,915.04 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JAMES M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,914.54 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RICHARD B Employer name Orange County Amount $69,914.35 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAESTRE, JOSEPH A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,913.90 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC MICKENS, KENNETH J Employer name Orange County Amount $69,913.36 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, GREG S Employer name Albany County Amount $69,913.21 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOSEPH A Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $69,913.07 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ASENCIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $69,912.50 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEATHEM, JOSEPH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,911.93 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,911.28 Date 06/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, ERIN E Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $69,910.80 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DARRYL G Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,910.80 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONG, KIM M Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,910.59 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DYKE, GLENN Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,910.54 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ROLAND W Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,910.46 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABBENE, DOROTHY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,910.41 Date 09/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKA, STEPHEN F Employer name Binghamton City School Dist Amount $69,910.18 Date 05/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSSBERG, LISA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,909.95 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, STEVEN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,909.68 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, KELLY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,909.13 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VER HAGUE, DANA L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $69,908.99 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, MICHAEL J Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $69,908.84 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, DONALD J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $69,908.82 Date 03/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $69,908.42 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSS, CAROLINE H Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $69,908.36 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYATT, DAVID J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,908.35 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBIERI, TYLER R Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,907.91 Date 02/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLINT, DANIEL L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $69,907.85 Date 04/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CLARA M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $69,907.70 Date 02/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, JOSEPH A Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,907.52 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, KYLE W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,907.41 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, DAVID Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $69,907.06 Date 08/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORECKI, ANNETTE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $69,907.02 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, GILBERTO R Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $69,906.98 Date 02/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System