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 FERNANDES, ALBERT T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $69,239.05 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ATEER, KEVIN J, JR Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $69,238.93 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCETT, KEVIN R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,238.20 Date 07/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,237.79 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JURA, SOPHIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,237.72 Date 02/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAH, JAHANA B Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $69,237.65 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERY, ELSIE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $69,237.59 Date 05/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRITCHLEY, VIRGINIA M Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $69,237.47 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, JUSTIN B Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,237.23 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAIL, MICHAEL E, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $69,237.09 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RICHARD R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $69,236.35 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKER, RONALD Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $69,236.26 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, GEORGE W, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $69,236.23 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GILBERT, EMELINE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,236.16 Date 01/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMOREAUX, ELLEN K Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,235.97 Date 01/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KEVIN P Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $69,235.87 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDAME, JOANNE Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $69,235.78 Date 10/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, PAMELA L Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $69,235.71 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, LINDA T Employer name Town of Gates Amount $69,235.32 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHARLES L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,235.11 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAS, MARC C Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,235.04 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXWELL, BERNARD V Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $69,234.75 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROSPER, ERICA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,234.40 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRASSOS, BLANCA E Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $69,234.12 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARTIN, REGINA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,233.57 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VALERIE A Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $69,233.46 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEN NAPEL, ROBERT E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $69,233.44 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASSELTA, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,233.24 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, MARIE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,233.08 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $69,232.94 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CAROL L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $69,232.87 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, HEATHER M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $69,232.50 Date 10/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CAROLYN Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,231.78 Date 08/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, JOHN P Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $69,231.71 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANTRY, JAMES P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,231.69 Date 10/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, NANCY L Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $69,231.24 Date 10/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASTASI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,231.12 Date 04/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JON-DAVID C Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,231.08 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAFF, AMY D Employer name Howland Public Library Amount $69,230.92 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISMAN, ANDREW J Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $69,230.80 Date 07/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POYSER, MARCIA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $69,230.78 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAND, HEATHER A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $69,230.59 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JACKLYN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $69,230.58 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESNESKE, JONATHAN L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,230.50 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZELLA, PATRICK M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,230.32 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARR, ERIC J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $69,229.57 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, DARLENE Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $69,229.35 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERE, BROOKE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,228.70 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFIORE, SUSAN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,228.70 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYAK, SEEMA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $69,228.69 Date 10/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, MATTHEW T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $69,228.21 Date 04/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAF, STEPHANIE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,228.12 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, ROBERT Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $69,227.84 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARRAN, SIWDAT Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,227.60 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBETT, GAIL S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,226.91 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTENES, FRANCIS D Employer name Orange County Amount $69,226.78 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, EVAN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,226.66 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EDWARD C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $69,226.59 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,226.42 Date 04/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVINO, DAVID A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $69,226.00 Date 10/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONI, KARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,225.99 Date 03/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELISSA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,225.95 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, RICHARD J Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,225.87 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,225.80 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHER, JEFFREY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,225.64 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, KEVIN J, JR Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $69,225.40 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRAIG S Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $69,225.30 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOSEPH F Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $69,225.20 Date 06/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, PETAL M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $69,224.94 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JIMMY B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,224.55 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $69,224.54 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, ISAAC Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,224.13 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, RONNIE N Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $69,224.09 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, LISA K Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,223.96 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLESKI, THOMAS A Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $69,223.68 Date 11/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $69,223.26 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, NANCY J DIZZINE Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $69,223.18 Date 11/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOMELOFSKE, MICHELE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,223.14 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DEBORAH D Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $69,222.67 Date 01/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BRIAN M Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $69,222.66 Date 04/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, DAVID L Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,222.29 Date 07/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEGEL, KARL G Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,222.22 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, NICOLE C B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $69,221.74 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, WAYNE B Employer name Town of Victor Amount $69,221.67 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLEY, CRYSTAL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,221.57 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, FREDERICK J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,221.39 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNACITO, ADAM J Employer name City of Albany Amount $69,221.34 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE FILLIPPO, MARK S Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $69,219.43 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUQUEN, KRISTIN M Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $69,219.36 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEWLETT, DAWN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $69,219.21 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACKIE L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $69,218.77 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLAZO, PABLO V Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $69,218.21 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKETT, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Hyde Park Amount $69,217.65 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, CARA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,217.57 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVARO, PAUL Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $69,217.44 Date 03/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, CRAIG Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $69,217.24 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFEREO, JULIA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,217.14 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, LAURA L Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $69,216.78 Date 10/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHTARCIK, ELIZABETH A Employer name Somers CSD Amount $69,216.63 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKASZEK, JACOB A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $69,216.41 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System