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 JOSEPH, VICTOR N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,905.44 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCELZI, RAYMOND E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $68,904.87 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAGUE, DAVID C Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $68,904.77 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA RATTA, JOHN A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,904.60 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, BRADLEY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $68,904.43 Date 07/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAMADHAN, CYNTHIA S Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,904.36 Date 06/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS-WILDS, NATASHA S Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,904.21 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, SCOTT Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,903.90 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEGAN, JOANNA T Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,903.89 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, BONNIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,903.70 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDD, JONATHAN E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $68,903.68 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, CRAIG W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,903.65 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ERIC M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $68,903.37 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ELAINE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,903.28 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARREN, ALAN L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,902.85 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANIELLO, VITO J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,902.75 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARK R Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $68,902.49 Date 02/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, GREGORY P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,902.07 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,901.92 Date 09/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, MICHAEL W Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,901.00 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABETLER, MARK G Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,900.27 Date 01/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVES, KAREN A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,900.24 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,899.74 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, PASKEL, JR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,899.56 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, JUDITH A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,899.49 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARACENO, ANGELA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,898.49 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JEANETTE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,898.37 Date 09/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, DEBRA L Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $68,898.11 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, WENWEI Employer name Port Byron CSD Amount $68,898.04 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BERARDINO, JOHN P Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,897.56 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, INDIA Employer name Office of General Services Amount $68,897.53 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,897.53 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYANDEJI, JUMOKE B Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $68,897.42 Date 06/23/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERT, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,897.20 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, MARY ELLEN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,896.67 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LEZLIE A Employer name Genesee Co Indust Devel Agcy Amount $68,896.56 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDANOWICZ, DENEEN M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $68,896.40 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELAWSKI, SARAH E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,896.27 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOSIA, DEBRA A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $68,896.20 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSSER, KENNETH G Employer name Erie County Amount $68,895.95 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, HARRISON T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,895.36 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGELHOFF, KEVIN M Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $68,895.28 Date 07/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, SARLA R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,894.89 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENZLER, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $68,894.82 Date 10/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, TERENCE E Employer name Orange County Amount $68,894.59 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, JASON S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,894.44 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTERBAR, GERALD S Employer name Warren County Amount $68,894.05 Date 02/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LORETTA M Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $68,893.80 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, ROBERT Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $68,893.68 Date 08/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPEN, DANIEL J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,893.64 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNES, JAMES W, III Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $68,893.57 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, ERIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,893.46 Date 03/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCZAK, ALYXANDRA M Employer name Tompkins County Amount $68,893.39 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, LYNN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.32 Date 01/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SYLVIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,893.25 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, TIMOTHY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAROORI, SWATHI V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPPEL, JONATHAN A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NADELLA, SANTHI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOUGLAS L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, KENNETH V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,893.00 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANESTARO, JOHN A, III Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $68,893.00 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRAH, TRACY J Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $68,893.00 Date 05/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFRESNE, KEVIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BELLA, BRUNO Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,893.00 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTER, KATHERINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,893.00 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOBRE, DWIGHT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, STACEY N Employer name Education Department Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENIA, TRACI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,893.00 Date 06/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTERHOLT, JEAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPPAL, P J S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,893.00 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICHMAN, RICHARD O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.00 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, SHELLEY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, ERIC M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.00 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, RAYMOND L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.00 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDALS, GEORGIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.00 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARI, JOAN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,893.00 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMLEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROFF, ANDREW T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, DERRICK F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHZERMEIER, GARY R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFER, AMANDA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURICK, ADAM M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLI, NICOLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYON, KAITLYN V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, MICHAEL G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CARL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,893.00 Date 05/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOUIN, JOSEPH A Employer name Lake George Park Commission Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, JILLIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,893.00 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSSONT, KERI L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,893.00 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DENA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,893.00 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JOSHUA D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,893.00 Date 10/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCH, HOWARD L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,893.00 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIANELLA, CAROLYN J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,893.00 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARTON, RONALD K, JR Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,893.00 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKO, MATTHEW L Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $68,892.56 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIM, MIJA M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,892.50 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ARIEL D Employer name Adirondack Park Agcy Amount $68,892.14 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, PEARL Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $68,892.03 Date 07/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System