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 BEEBE, JASON M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,216.22 Date 11/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEEK, THOMAS J Employer name Oneida County Amount $69,215.91 Date 05/31/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGGER, GLENN P Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $69,215.67 Date 05/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEETSER, TERRY R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $69,215.49 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, LYNN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $69,215.29 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LORENZO, TAMARA M Employer name Warren County Amount $69,215.01 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANSKI, DEIRDRE M Employer name Albany County Amount $69,213.91 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARADICH, HENRY E Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $69,213.53 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICARI, NICHOLAS A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,213.50 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, ELLIOTT S Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $69,213.50 Date 05/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, LEONARD J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $69,213.10 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINE, ERIN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,212.83 Date 03/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $69,211.80 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, DEREK J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $69,211.78 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDO, VINCENT M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $69,211.67 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, KARL D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,211.55 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, GUARIONEX E Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $69,210.94 Date 04/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA A Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $69,210.77 Date 08/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, CARLO R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,210.56 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOCUM, MATTHEW L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,210.43 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, BONNIE E Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $69,209.60 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CASLAND, REBECCA B Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $69,209.49 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, TODD M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,209.44 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, TERRY R Employer name Whitney Point CSD Amount $69,209.44 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC D Employer name Cortland County Amount $69,209.21 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $69,209.13 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, TAMARA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $69,208.84 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, YINGHONG Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $69,208.56 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRILL, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $69,207.44 Date 08/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, PATRICK J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,207.35 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARTON, CLYDE G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESMOND, DOREEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 04/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANK, CHRISTINA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, AUDRY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPEN, MARION M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUPO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEANEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKER, SCOTT E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,206.90 Date 04/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKS, MAXINE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $69,206.64 Date 08/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, CLARENCE E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,206.34 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLE, PATRICIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,206.31 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORVATIN, TONI J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,205.70 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ANDREA J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $69,205.69 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAW, LISA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $69,205.65 Date 06/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMWELA, JANE K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $69,205.62 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMATZ, HEATHER D Employer name Sullivan County Amount $69,205.44 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLINGS, SHATOYA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,205.39 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHART, MICHAEL D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,205.31 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, AMANDA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $69,204.88 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMMISSO, VALERIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,204.44 Date 06/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, RODNEY L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $69,203.87 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANIA, MARC H Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $69,203.80 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAPEZZA, ROBERT A Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $69,203.54 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALT-GAICHIN, DEBORAH Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $69,203.52 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, LEONARD R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $69,203.46 Date 05/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLANEY, ELIZABETH C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,203.40 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,202.47 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, MICHELE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,201.94 Date 06/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, JOSEPH III Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $69,201.90 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, ARTURO A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $69,201.72 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, KELLY L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $69,201.71 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANGELO, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $69,201.40 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLB, GEORGE A Employer name Town of Union Vale Amount $69,201.27 Date 06/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHMANSKI, KATIE L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,201.14 Date 10/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $69,200.57 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHRISTINE M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $69,200.39 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINEAUX, CAROLYN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $69,200.26 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, WILLIAM J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $69,200.16 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, JESSE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,199.38 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBOS, HENRY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $69,199.38 Date 07/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGREEVY, G JAMES Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $69,199.22 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGINOTT, PATRICIA C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $69,198.96 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, JOSEPH R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,198.65 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTIGLIERE, CHRISTINA V Employer name New York Public Library Amount $69,198.46 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPES, NICOLE M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $69,198.38 Date 04/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIAN, MARK C Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $69,198.25 Date 02/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACOBUCCI, MELISSA A Employer name Holley CSD Amount $69,197.74 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LOZIER, MARK E Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $69,197.40 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAY, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,197.40 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLA, BONITA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,197.40 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMERHODZIC, HALIM, JR Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,197.40 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, DANIEL J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,197.40 Date 10/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZYNA, DANIEL V Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $69,197.40 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERASARO, KIP G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,197.31 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, JOANNE T Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $69,196.81 Date 11/03/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, BARBARA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,196.55 Date 03/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JILES, SAMANTHA A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,196.39 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, STACY A Employer name Newark CSD Amount $69,196.19 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRITT, CHRISTOPHER LEE Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $69,195.78 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICA, WILLIAM P Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $69,195.33 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICRISTINA, CORINNE F Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $69,195.10 Date 03/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, DEBORAH Employer name Rockland County Amount $69,195.06 Date 05/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, CHARLES F Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $69,194.95 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, SAMUEL S Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,194.40 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, NOLAN J Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,194.32 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COONROD, PATRICIA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $69,194.22 Date 11/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALCZYNSKI-SAVACOOL, DEBORAH A Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $69,194.22 Date 10/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, KAITLIN S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,194.20 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, BARBARA A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,194.09 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLARD, ALISIA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,194.07 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System