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 HOWARD, SHOMA Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $68,869.40 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLONINA, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,869.36 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ANTHONY R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,869.36 Date 07/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, SCOTT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,869.22 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,869.03 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNELL, DALE R, JR Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $68,868.91 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANDALL, ROGER W Employer name Town of Malta Amount $68,868.60 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUSZAK, MEAGHAN M Employer name Forestville CSD Amount $68,868.55 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROPHIA, ANTHONY M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,868.41 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, YAKEISHA N Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $68,868.00 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUNG-HEA Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,867.26 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADOSKY, KENNETH P Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $68,867.23 Date 07/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, FRANKE Employer name Village of Tuxedo Park Amount $68,866.50 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKILLIN, LEE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,866.49 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN-VAN HALL, TERESA M Employer name Owego Apalachin CSD Amount $68,866.26 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABALA, REGGIE Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,865.90 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, BRIAN E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $68,865.58 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,865.54 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, DOROTHY M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $68,864.95 Date 04/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NETKIN, BRIAN L Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $68,864.78 Date 04/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, RICHARD JAMES Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $68,864.14 Date 11/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIARTY, PATRICK J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $68,863.94 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, T DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,863.43 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLUKOGBON, DAVID D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,863.18 Date 09/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATI, MAUREEN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,863.09 Date 08/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, CHERYL A Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $68,862.96 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNEY, MADELINE P Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $68,862.88 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, THOMAS P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,862.31 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, KENNETH J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $68,862.15 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLIN, FRANK M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $68,862.09 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, VANCE A Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,861.72 Date 10/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELSER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $68,861.63 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENES, DAVID F Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $68,861.22 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERS, MARION T Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $68,861.08 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALARK, MATTHEW D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,860.61 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTYIK, ANDREW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,860.52 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGGINS, MARY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,860.21 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHGO, ERIK G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,859.86 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOINS, STEPHEN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,859.45 Date 10/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, THOMAS M Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,859.25 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALE, ELIZABETH C Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,859.17 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,859.09 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, J E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,859.08 Date 05/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZEI-RHODES, BEATRICE Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $68,858.56 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, WALTER G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,858.30 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ROBERT G, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,858.24 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER-MY HAND, LATASHA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $68,858.10 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, KIMBERLY J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,857.84 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIM, DEAN M Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $68,857.57 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONO, BENJAMIN Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $68,857.47 Date 05/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, MATTHEW A Employer name City of Elmira Amount $68,856.39 Date 02/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REXFORD, JAMES V Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $68,856.00 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHL, PATRICIA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,855.75 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINNICK, EDWARD J, III Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,855.55 Date 07/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROTH, BENJAMIN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,855.36 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, BRIAN K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,855.20 Date 09/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, WILLIAM L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,855.08 Date 05/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, WOOCHANG Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,854.84 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALICANTI, THOMAS V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,854.72 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, GARRY E Employer name Herkimer County Amount $68,854.63 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TURK, JANE A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $68,854.59 Date 04/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIBAJA, ANGELY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,854.23 Date 10/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, JAMES W, III Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $68,854.01 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, PETER T Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $68,853.92 Date 09/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, WASHINGTON E Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $68,853.74 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, JODI M Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $68,853.46 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTILLO, EDWIN O Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $68,853.43 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROOKS, JACOB A Employer name Village of Medina Amount $68,853.34 Date 10/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STOUDEMIRE, TONDRE C Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,852.99 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRISH, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,852.76 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DIANNA D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,852.62 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN NESS, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $68,851.79 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRETTON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,850.63 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, THOMAS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,850.38 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,850.36 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERBA, FRANK M Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $68,850.35 Date 10/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, TIMOTHY S, JR Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $68,850.30 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, RAYMOND F Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $68,850.27 Date 04/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,850.12 Date 11/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAINBROOK, KAREN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,849.79 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRTAIN-PLOWE, BENJAMIN D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,849.71 Date 06/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, GARRETT M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,849.53 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, MATTHEW E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,849.41 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, SCOTT R Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,848.33 Date 10/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMATO, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,848.01 Date 09/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, LEONARD J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,847.58 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, JOHN C Employer name Cortland County Amount $68,847.54 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, THOMAS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,847.51 Date 04/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODORE, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,847.45 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCOOEY, MARY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,847.40 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, CHRIS M, SR Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $68,847.24 Date 04/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLENDER, TIEGAE A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,846.96 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIERMAN, PAUL J Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $68,846.16 Date 02/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFREY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,845.97 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, ROBERT R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,845.83 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, JOHN W, JR Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $68,845.72 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAYAC, CONSTANCE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $68,845.66 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, CHAD D Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,845.05 Date 08/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREES, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,844.60 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZOUVANIS, ANTHONY Employer name Erie County Amount $68,844.27 Date 12/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System