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 LAWTON, KRISTEN R Employer name Onondaga Co Res Rec Agcy Amount $69,521.17 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-CIESLAK, MARLENE Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $69,521.04 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORN, PAUL E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,520.32 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATZ-L'HOMMEDIEU, KAREN E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,520.14 Date 04/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIANO, ROBERT A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $69,520.05 Date 07/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPOLITE, CLAUDE Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $69,519.55 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOVIC, GORAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,519.51 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKNER, DENISE Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,519.41 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, BETH A Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $69,519.16 Date 05/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIQUEZ, KIMBERLY E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,519.00 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,518.83 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,518.61 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, MARY A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,518.42 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKAN, JENNIFER E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,518.20 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SAMANTHA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,518.18 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KENT L Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $69,517.52 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, MARC R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,517.50 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MION, DAVID A Employer name City of Rye Amount $69,517.40 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BLAKE D Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $69,517.11 Date 01/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FLINN, JEFFREY M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,517.08 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, CHARLES W Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,517.05 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, NICHOLAS S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,516.67 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, THOMAS F Employer name Greene County Amount $69,516.55 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JEFFREY B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,516.34 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDE WATER, CAROL D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $69,516.32 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SUSAN K Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $69,516.32 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, BONNIE S Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,516.20 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, IGMAR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $69,516.04 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRABEE, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,516.03 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBLUTH, PHILIP Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,515.95 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, JACQUELINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,515.95 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANTUCK, JASON B Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $69,515.58 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLWELL, QUMANE A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,514.93 Date 02/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, EUSTACE G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,514.66 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIMOTHY S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,514.44 Date 05/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NICHOLS, MARY E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,514.05 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLETT, BRIAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $69,513.62 Date 12/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, DANIEL Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $69,513.57 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELBACH, BARBARA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $69,512.89 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAKY, PAUL B Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $69,512.42 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPACCIO, ROSE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,512.34 Date 07/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILIERO, JASON M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $69,511.48 Date 01/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACOMBER, GEORGE E Employer name Livingston County Amount $69,511.41 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JASON M Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,511.27 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, RANDOLPH C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $69,510.46 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGINO, MARK N Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $69,510.26 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, WILLIAM N, II Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $69,509.53 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACENA, JOAEUSE Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $69,509.50 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKARAN, INDERMATTIE G Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,509.49 Date 10/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARAZZINI, DIANE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $69,509.47 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, MATTHEW G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $69,509.38 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEID, WAYNE P Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,508.80 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTIERI, JEANNE M Employer name North Bellmore Public Library Amount $69,508.06 Date 09/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUZON, VICTORIA A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,507.71 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MAURO, LESLE B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $69,507.66 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMARA S Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $69,507.46 Date 10/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISER, DOUGLAS L Employer name Broome County Amount $69,507.38 Date 06/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, DANIEL R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $69,507.12 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AVOY, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,506.97 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, SOPHIA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,506.60 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDEN, SUSAN B Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $69,506.44 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZ, NICHOLAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,506.33 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONATHAN, SUNITHA P Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,506.27 Date 04/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, RICHARD D Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,505.76 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMILLAN, MELVIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,505.73 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, LUKE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,505.71 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTI, ANTHONY J, II Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $69,505.28 Date 01/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHURCH, THOMAS M, II Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $69,505.12 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVES, KIMBERLY T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,504.75 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,504.54 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, BRAD Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $69,503.72 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROVIC, MIODRAG Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,503.44 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTURELLA, THOMAS J Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $69,503.12 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSHEA, EDWARD J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,501.42 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, RICHARD T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $69,501.41 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACIUSKA, ANNA M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $69,501.28 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEVIN W Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $69,501.17 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLINE, EUGENE L, II Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,501.07 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN C Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $69,500.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CHARVEYS Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,500.08 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $69,499.99 Date 10/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, CHRISTOPHER O Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,499.87 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERRY, WENDELL L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $69,499.54 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VYNCK, TAMMY H Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $69,499.45 Date 07/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDLEY, ORONDA M Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $69,499.33 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, BRIAN D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $69,499.13 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAER, LAUREN A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,499.10 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANANTE, JOAN Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $69,498.99 Date 08/11/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREA, CRYSTAL R, MRS Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,498.88 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, DONNA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,498.80 Date 06/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, FRANCIS S Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $69,498.47 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JEREMY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,498.16 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM F Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,497.72 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BECK, DONALD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,497.18 Date 05/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTERVELT, BRYAN P Employer name Village of Upper Nyack Amount $69,497.14 Date 01/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DMITRASH, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,497.13 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILARECKI, BRENT S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,497.10 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIULIO, KATHRYN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,496.90 Date 08/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOHEY, BRIAN P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,496.48 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, JAIMEE A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,496.12 Date 12/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System