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 KLIPPEL, PAUL K Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $68,949.66 Date 10/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, COLLEEN J Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $68,949.62 Date 03/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOFRANKO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,949.31 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENEALY, RICHARD J Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,949.24 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIGHTOL, ANGELA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,948.65 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, THOMAS Employer name Erie County Amount $68,948.61 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ALBERTO Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $68,948.60 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, KARL F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,948.50 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILT, WILLIAM O Employer name Hamilton County Amount $68,948.48 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATCH, JENNIFER J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,948.31 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLSIN, TRACY K Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $68,947.98 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, DARIN M Employer name Broome County Amount $68,947.86 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DARLENE M Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,947.57 Date 03/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKLES, KRISTIN A Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $68,947.52 Date 06/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA LUNA, JOSEPH J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,947.33 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STEVEN W Employer name Greene County Amount $68,947.04 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINO, ROBERT Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $68,946.89 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SHEA, ROBERT P Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $68,946.52 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKMAN, TAMMY D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,946.42 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, LARRY N Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $68,946.39 Date 03/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRONTI, KENNETH R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $68,946.32 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, TAYLOR E Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,946.28 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOREK, BONNY L Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $68,946.22 Date 09/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYHRBERG, GUSTAF S Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $68,945.74 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LEON, ALVIN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,945.62 Date 10/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, GIDEON J Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $68,945.35 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLIGATTI, VINCENT Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $68,945.24 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NACHBAR, DANIEL Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,944.88 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAUS, JOANN M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,944.78 Date 12/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDINWOOD, GEORGE J, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,944.54 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE-KEYLOUN, ANDREA K Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $68,944.27 Date 04/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGNALI, MICHAEL Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $68,944.19 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADT, JASON A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,943.60 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, AMY L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,943.57 Date 09/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, KEVIN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,943.55 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOHUSLAVSKY, CAROL J Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,943.22 Date 12/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, JAY Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,942.91 Date 08/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, STEPHEN R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $68,942.13 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAEFF, ROBERT COLIN Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $68,942.01 Date 03/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANCONTIERI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,941.40 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCHIANTI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,940.94 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTLER, WILLIAM H Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,940.88 Date 08/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTYKA, CAROL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,940.88 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, MARY C Employer name Erie County Amount $68,940.81 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALMA L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $68,940.30 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINCE, TERRI Employer name Erie County Amount $68,940.28 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZYNSKI, LARRY J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $68,939.79 Date 09/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEITZ, ERIC A Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $68,939.49 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DALE A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,939.46 Date 06/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBONDOLA, ROSAMARIA Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $68,938.43 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $68,937.68 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTTER, LOUIS W Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $68,937.28 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULL, ANDREW A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,937.22 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TYEWANDA N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,937.18 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, TIMOTHY H Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $68,936.56 Date 06/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMMER, BETHANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,936.48 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, TRACY M Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,936.38 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE-NAGLE, KERRYANN Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,936.38 Date 07/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATER, DEBBIE A Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,936.37 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MICHELE Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,936.35 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRZASKOWSKI, WALEZCA Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,936.35 Date 08/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, JO-ANNE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,935.51 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KENNETH A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,935.47 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, INGRID Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,935.32 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOEN, EDWARD T Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $68,935.14 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, SEAN M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $68,934.78 Date 03/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORACCO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $68,934.52 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUDENSLAGER, JEFFREY D Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $68,934.46 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $68,934.43 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILCOIN, WILLIAM T Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $68,934.32 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, JEFFREY Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $68,933.75 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACHUNA, STEPHEN P Employer name Erie County Amount $68,933.40 Date 03/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRELLI, JAMES E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $68,932.91 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LARRY P Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $68,932.57 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHOLS, LEON S Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,932.52 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK, CAROLYN D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,932.08 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERCHIO, MARJORIE R Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $68,931.88 Date 12/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSVAYGENBAUM, ISRAEL Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,931.80 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTH, BRIAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $68,931.54 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, KATHLEEN Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,931.33 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLMAN, KAELA P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,930.83 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, SUSAN G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,930.53 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANOVA, SHARON L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,930.53 Date 06/22/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, JEREMY F Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,929.88 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLEEDE, BRIAN M Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,929.56 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATISAX, DAVID C Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $68,929.48 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CANDACE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,929.13 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENFELDER, LYNNE A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $68,929.03 Date 08/21/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARROWS, JAMES V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $68,928.86 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, MOLLIE A Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,928.59 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHAWNTEL C Employer name Erie County Amount $68,928.45 Date 04/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUM-KUPFER, DEBORA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $68,928.44 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDMUNDS, ANDREW J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,928.08 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,927.91 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBB, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $68,927.64 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, KYLE W Employer name Erie County Amount $68,927.46 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MATTHEW B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,927.45 Date 05/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMOROSA, ERASMIA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $68,927.44 Date 01/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORPAC, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,927.32 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SHEILA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,927.18 Date 03/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System