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 SMITH, AARON C Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $69,812.41 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, MATSE L Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $69,812.38 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHOE, BRIAN K Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $69,812.03 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, CYNTHIA B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,811.70 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, ELLEN B Employer name Albany County Amount $69,811.06 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAR, DONATILA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,811.00 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACUK, KATIE L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $69,810.87 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSEY, JAMES L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $69,810.78 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, GRETCHEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,810.78 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ENANEY, DOROTHEA E Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $69,810.61 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARQUEZ, ANA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $69,809.61 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANORQUI, TINA M Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $69,809.46 Date 11/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSZTYLA, MICHELLE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $69,809.38 Date 08/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTI, GINO S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,809.09 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PURDY, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Norwich Amount $69,808.84 Date 03/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALBO, CHRISTINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,808.46 Date 10/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, THOMAS F Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $69,808.34 Date 01/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Greenlawn Fire District Amount $69,808.32 Date 04/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, JENNIFER E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,808.05 Date 08/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSMAN, PATRICK L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $69,808.01 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AVERSA, MARK J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $69,807.92 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, OMAR J Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $69,807.90 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DANIELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,807.60 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLEN, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,807.52 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAA, RONALD E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,807.52 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELE, ROBERT L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $69,807.47 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERRIE, CATORIA M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,807.32 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUMSKY, DANIEL F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,806.98 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GUYADER, CLARE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,806.90 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, SAMANTHA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,806.79 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DESMOND M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,806.53 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARDE, LISA A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $69,805.67 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LORI J Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,804.87 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, JORDAN D Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $69,804.70 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULSE, MICHAEL J Employer name Andover CSD Amount $69,804.60 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETERE, JOSEPH Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $69,804.51 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANELL, JO-AN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,804.47 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKA, RUSLANA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $69,804.26 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, SHEILA M Employer name Clarence CSD Amount $69,804.02 Date 08/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARY C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $69,803.77 Date 12/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MONIKA A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $69,803.70 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROVER, CRISTIAN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,803.61 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, MICHAEL Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $69,803.49 Date 06/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,803.40 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODOROU, KRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,803.01 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, DAVID J Employer name Charlotte Valley CSD Amount $69,802.87 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYMON, STEPHEN E Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $69,802.81 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, MATHEW Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,802.75 Date 10/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEMAN, NATHAN T Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,801.87 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAPTISTE, LYDIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $69,801.65 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, KURT A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,801.58 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITZEL, KATHLEEN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,801.35 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, BARBARA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $69,800.68 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS-BAKER, ALICE J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $69,800.49 Date 11/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, FRANK S Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,800.28 Date 02/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENDER, TIMOTHY V J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,799.99 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, DAWN A Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $69,799.86 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENCHARD, MICHAEL L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,799.82 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SALVO, JOANNE F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,799.60 Date 06/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTON, PAUL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,799.60 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,799.60 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $69,799.30 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTERTON, JAMEL T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,799.09 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, COREY R Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $69,799.09 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, THOMAS R, III Employer name Village of Watkins Glen Amount $69,799.04 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, KRISTINE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,798.42 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMA, RITA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,798.18 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, EUGENE R Employer name Town of Newcomb Amount $69,797.93 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, PATRICK J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,797.79 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, KENNETH Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,797.67 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, DANIEL H Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $69,797.64 Date 02/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LESLIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,797.29 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN-O'NEAL, THERESA R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $69,797.20 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWERTFAGER, MICHAEL R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,797.02 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYSOCKI, KAMILA M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $69,796.49 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, DALE F Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $69,796.48 Date 11/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISTER, ERIC A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $69,795.98 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEOUGH, DANIEL E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,795.80 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOZZI, MARY ANN D Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,795.71 Date 01/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERO, ANNE MARIE Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $69,795.70 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZPRYGADA, DAVID S Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,795.67 Date 04/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MEYERBACK, ROSEMARY Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $69,795.46 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALKADI, ABDULKAREEM S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,795.19 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LODER, CICILY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $69,795.05 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, BENJAMIN G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,795.01 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, JASON P Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $69,793.74 Date 04/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, ANNAMARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,793.06 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEVI, YECHEZKIEL T Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,793.04 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KACY R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,792.16 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAMER, FRANK A Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $69,791.50 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $69,791.41 Date 11/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, EDWARD B Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $69,791.36 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA D Employer name Erie County Amount $69,791.16 Date 01/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, JULIEANNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,790.98 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARON, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $69,790.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTE, EDGARDO B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,790.73 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POLSINELLI, JOSEPHINE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,790.51 Date 11/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWSER, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,790.26 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JASON C Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,789.97 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBEZAT, PATRICIA M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,789.50 Date 01/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System