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 LEEF, DANIELLE H Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,834.70 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGOINE, JANE M Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,834.30 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSPISIL, JONATHAN M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $69,834.22 Date 10/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENISON, BRENDA Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,833.98 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, JOANNE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,833.52 Date 01/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, KRISTY L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,833.23 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPATES, DARIUS R Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $69,832.41 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, BRIAN C Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $69,832.27 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWEN, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $69,832.04 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, LANELL M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,831.57 Date 11/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAPOLINE, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $69,831.36 Date 02/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRANTES, DARLENE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $69,831.17 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETOR, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Town of Clay Amount $69,831.15 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERONSKI, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Village of Springville Amount $69,830.43 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAGLAND, JASON C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,830.15 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GARY A Employer name Chenango County Amount $69,830.05 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIS, JESSICA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,829.96 Date 08/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVICCHI, JOHN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,829.70 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SHAWN E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $69,829.42 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ANTHONY Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $69,829.28 Date 12/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Kingston Amount $69,829.22 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEHAN, KAREN L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,829.12 Date 05/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOTTO, PAUL J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $69,828.94 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDES, JOHN L Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,828.52 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOSPE, WARREN S Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,828.52 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALEK, STEVEN P Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,828.52 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLUNGUS, DANIEL S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $69,828.37 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYKIN-HARRIS, HILDA Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,828.20 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, JAMES P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $69,827.94 Date 12/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,827.80 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITER, AMY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,827.77 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENDON, MICHELLE F Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,827.77 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANDO, NEIL R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,827.72 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, COLLEEN M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,827.46 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, SHENISSE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,827.34 Date 11/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JENNIFER P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,827.27 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JASON D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,826.87 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICTORINE, MEKOU A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,826.83 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CHUN Y Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,826.79 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVONESE, JOHN J Employer name Syracuse Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $69,826.73 Date 01/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAMOND, MARILYN M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $69,826.45 Date 04/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISCH, TINA L Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $69,826.45 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEGLER, MARK E Employer name Orange County Amount $69,826.39 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLAIRE, CYNTHIA HELEN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,826.01 Date 01/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYLO, THOMAS J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $69,825.97 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, JOHN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,825.78 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELAR, MATTHEW R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,825.66 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VLECK, ELIZABETH N Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $69,825.64 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMSTAD, DARLENE L Employer name Chenango County Amount $69,825.60 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGEL, DAVID S Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,825.46 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FABIO, JOSEPH G Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $69,825.39 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEWELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name Tioga County Amount $69,825.08 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISZ, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $69,824.80 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUETHER, SHARON E Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $69,824.37 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, DANIEL T Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,824.00 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTEK, MARK E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,823.88 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FISH, JOSHUA M Employer name Warren County Amount $69,823.61 Date 05/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANGLE, BRETT M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,823.52 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDES, ELIZABETH A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $69,823.08 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEIGLAND, GUNNAR K Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,822.58 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFANO, SHARON J Employer name Nyack Library Amount $69,822.40 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UCCI, IRENE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,822.16 Date 04/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGES, MARGUERITE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,821.97 Date 05/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESLIE, WILLIAM A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $69,821.77 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADLER, NICHOLAS P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,821.75 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MARY T Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,820.68 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORALCZYK, DAVID Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $69,820.08 Date 11/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORAZZINI, JENNIFER L Employer name Albany County Amount $69,819.93 Date 03/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIBLOCK, MARIANNE J Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $69,819.54 Date 03/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MICHAEL H Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $69,819.42 Date 11/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, AARON I Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,819.08 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, DOUGLAS D Employer name Niagara County Amount $69,818.95 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MARY F Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $69,818.91 Date 06/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, WILLIAM P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $69,818.84 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANGARKAR, YOGINI S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,817.87 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, TIFFANY M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,817.75 Date 06/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOTT, KENNETH W Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $69,817.60 Date 07/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, JORGE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,817.54 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLASSEY, CATHERINE A Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $69,817.40 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DESTINY N Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,816.05 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, LU ANNE M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,815.84 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNER, GRACE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,815.78 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSAIO, MARY V Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $69,815.52 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO, MARY ELLEN Employer name Wynantskill UFSD Amount $69,815.16 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHRS, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,815.14 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIBLE, SUSAN C Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $69,814.57 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTECA, JENNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,814.47 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOMA, JOHN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,814.21 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONHARDES, HERMAN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,814.12 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, JAMIE J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,813.83 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONNELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,813.75 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JUSTIN T Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $69,813.72 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEARY, JO ANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,813.60 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, LAURI E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,813.60 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISKANEN, SHARON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,813.60 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKLAR, LORI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,813.60 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, DOUGLAS J Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,813.58 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JOSEPH H Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $69,813.40 Date 01/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, MELANIE N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,813.30 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, JONATHAN K Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,813.01 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System