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 CARMEN, RICHARD Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $69,638.09 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, AMY B Employer name Town of Evans Amount $69,637.72 Date 07/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, BRIAN N Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,637.69 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JUSTIN R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $69,637.69 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSINEK, TERESA Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,637.49 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHNER, CHRISTINE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,637.13 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, BENJAMIN J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $69,636.91 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, AARON J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,636.62 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMEY, JASON F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,636.50 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREATORE, KIMBERLY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,636.44 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHA, JEFFREY M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,636.23 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERON, EGENA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,636.08 Date 07/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, VICKI R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,635.94 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, DEBORAH A Employer name Erie County Amount $69,635.82 Date 07/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, KATHLEEN C Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,635.21 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNIMAN, JAMES D, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,635.05 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ERIC J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,634.84 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHEROW, JAYASHREE S Employer name Education Department Amount $69,634.02 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCIS R, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,633.90 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELISSA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,633.29 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JAMES P Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $69,633.13 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $69,633.11 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COFFEY, JAMES J Employer name Clinton County Amount $69,632.74 Date 02/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGFALL, TYSHA T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,632.63 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZECCHINI, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,632.49 Date 04/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KEVIN W Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $69,632.48 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHM, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,632.40 Date 03/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYAN, JOSHUA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,632.29 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, FRANCIS E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $69,631.63 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORZBACHER, MICHAEL L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,631.44 Date 05/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JONATHAN J Employer name Franklin County Amount $69,631.31 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, DAVID G, II Employer name Town of Naples Amount $69,631.21 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, RICHARD Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $69,631.20 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KEVIN J Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $69,631.03 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCKLER, GERALD C, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,630.05 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANTLEY, BILLY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $69,630.05 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORDUCK, LORI A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $69,629.52 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, HUGH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,628.96 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JACLYN O Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $69,628.80 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCKHARDT, WARD Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,628.79 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETARY, YOLANDA Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,628.48 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCENZA, ROBERT L Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $69,628.44 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENTY, JUDITH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,628.29 Date 05/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCKNEY, BRENDA L Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $69,628.27 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAUBAN, SAENS L Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,628.07 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, JED S Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $69,627.88 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, STUART J, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,627.85 Date 09/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, MIRIAM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $69,627.65 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVELY, DEIDRE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,627.49 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEIER, ROBERT A Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $69,627.26 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, ROSE MARIE P Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $69,627.06 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL E Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,626.50 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALOGERO, MARY ANNE G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,626.47 Date 07/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, JENNIFER C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,626.31 Date 03/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALBERT J Employer name Columbia County Amount $69,626.22 Date 01/13/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONES, WILLIAM R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $69,626.09 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORIO, JACQUELINE C Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $69,626.00 Date 03/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, WILLIAM D Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,625.57 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, JAKE S Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $69,625.42 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTIG, JULIE W Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $69,625.34 Date 12/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEARY, MARK T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,625.20 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, MICHAEL B Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,624.84 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, STEVEN H Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $69,624.33 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZARIAN, NADINE S Employer name Department of State Amount $69,624.28 Date 04/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ARNOLD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $69,624.14 Date 10/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABA, DAVID M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,623.85 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, ANTHONY J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,623.30 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSEO, EDMOND J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $69,623.25 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYA, THOMAS P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,623.22 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, SEAN P Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $69,622.74 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTI, ANTHONY S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $69,622.42 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFAFFE, THOMAS A, JR Employer name Islip Resource Recovery Agcy Amount $69,621.99 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLINN, JUSTIN P Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $69,621.32 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETE, CATHERINE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,620.95 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, PATRICIA A Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $69,620.85 Date 04/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDA, FRANK S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,620.79 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMAR, JUAN Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $69,620.64 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HECKER, ERIC E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $69,619.35 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATA, JANET V Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $69,619.26 Date 12/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, TYLER C Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,618.88 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, PATRICIA A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $69,618.41 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, KEVIN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,617.82 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTERE, ANDREA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,617.57 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGUN, JOANN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $69,617.52 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTTIER, TIMOTHY Employer name Village of Malone Amount $69,617.34 Date 09/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, THOMAS M Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,617.29 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLASS, CHERYL A Employer name Ogdensburg Housing Authority Amount $69,617.08 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, ANDREW H Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,617.02 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEEKER, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $69,616.94 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, DAWN E Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $69,615.80 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QI, YUE Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $69,615.50 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, WILLIAM S Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $69,615.45 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIE, CAROLLE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,615.30 Date 02/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $69,615.10 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELUDKO, YEVGENIY Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,614.96 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, EVELYN Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,614.44 Date 08/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLURG, DANIEL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,614.05 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACIA, LISA M Employer name Mill Neck Manor Schl For Deaf Amount $69,612.89 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDYNA, PETER J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $69,612.00 Date 10/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JACQUELINE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $69,611.91 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System