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 MOORE, SCOTT M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,856.16 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUPRENANT, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,855.93 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATINO, VINCENT M Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $69,855.72 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ JORGE, ERICK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,855.70 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $69,855.47 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUREK, KEITH C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,855.33 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFTIN, DUKE A Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $69,855.33 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ELEMUEL Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $69,855.27 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PODWIRNY, MARK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,855.20 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOUNTAIN, THOMAS V Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,854.49 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAJAN, JAYA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,853.93 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, SAI G Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $69,853.70 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, KEITH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,853.69 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMP, MARJORIE V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,853.40 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, WILLIAM J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,853.20 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JAYSON M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,852.99 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUEHLER, SUSANNE E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,852.97 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, GARY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $69,852.16 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, LINDA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $69,852.05 Date 09/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREDE, PATRICIA C Employer name Yates County Amount $69,851.89 Date 09/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, CALAMITY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,851.88 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,851.77 Date 07/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,851.77 Date 07/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWTER, AMY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,851.77 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, EILEEN L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, JENNIFER A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEN, ERIN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 05/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYMN, REBECCA J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWELL, BARBARA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTER, JOANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, KIM M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,851.77 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKETT, JOHN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $69,851.77 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, PETER J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $69,851.61 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDITA, JEREMY J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $69,850.95 Date 10/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COULTER, RYAN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,850.54 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERARD, JAMES F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,850.54 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, NATALIE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,850.54 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, MICHAEL T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,850.54 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVES, JOYCE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,850.54 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMAY, BARBARA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,850.54 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUND-FEISTHAMEL, RENEE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,850.54 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, ELLEN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $69,850.54 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, CHERYL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $69,850.54 Date 10/12/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINELLA, JEREMY M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,850.13 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, REBECCA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $69,849.91 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHARD, THEODORE J, III Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,849.29 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JOHN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,849.18 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGT, DAVID A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $69,849.03 Date 02/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SAUL M Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,848.60 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,848.55 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIENZA, JAMES A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $69,848.11 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRIO, TODD E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $69,847.79 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKSON, KULA MARIAH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,847.19 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,847.09 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, DAVID L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,847.03 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, LINDA B Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $69,847.02 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE CLAIR, CHAD B Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $69,846.99 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, MATTHEW D Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,846.51 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, KATHERINE E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,845.58 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RALPH E, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,845.47 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, MARYANNE P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,845.07 Date 04/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHRIE, HOLLY H Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $69,844.98 Date 08/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODISON, RYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $69,844.65 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, BRYAN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,844.51 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MICHAEL W Employer name City of Utica Amount $69,843.98 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREY, BRIAN W Employer name Wayne County Amount $69,843.61 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, DIANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,843.39 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUGENT, KEVIN M, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $69,843.29 Date 07/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, KAREN B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,842.72 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, RUTH S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $69,842.62 Date 06/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, MADELINE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $69,842.42 Date 02/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIAN, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,842.13 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KATHY M Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $69,841.86 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, MARION M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,841.07 Date 02/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACEY-LOBOSCO, MARY C Employer name Eden CSD Amount $69,840.96 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYDORUK, LILIYA Y Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $69,840.69 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $69,840.48 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGLI-ANGELI, PETER Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $69,840.31 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYNUM, LORENZO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,840.21 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $69,839.88 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JACQUELINE D Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $69,839.86 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORO, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $69,839.81 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTMER, MICHAEL C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,839.67 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCABES, ROBERT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,839.60 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, KATHY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,839.60 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, GEORGE G Employer name Village of Cambridge Amount $69,839.60 Date 02/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BACON, DENNIS S Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $69,839.53 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACK, STEVEN D Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $69,839.45 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, GABRIEL A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,839.33 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHEME, LAHENS S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,839.06 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LACHLAN, JENNIFER L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,838.45 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MELANIE J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,837.60 Date 04/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYOCK, BRIAN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,837.49 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ, STEPHEN P Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $69,837.30 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKOVSEK, LYNDA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,837.24 Date 12/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, SHAWN D Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,836.82 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, LILLIAN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,835.85 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,835.65 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERRILL, GLENN A Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $69,835.50 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, AMY L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $69,835.14 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System