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 EATON-SMITH, LORI Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $68,844.08 Date 09/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKMAN, LINDA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,843.94 Date 08/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCZYK, WALTER L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,843.90 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJTANIK, MAUREEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,843.35 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON, MARIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,842.88 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINT-HENRY, SHARON A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,842.66 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALHAMMAR, BRIGIT M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,842.60 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, ORIANA Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,842.48 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANFORD, ROBERT D Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,842.48 Date 06/30/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMLEY, JAMES A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,842.47 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, BILLIE JO Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,842.22 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTON, CHERYL Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $68,841.76 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMMEL, THEODORE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,841.71 Date 08/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOY, MICHAEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,841.33 Date 12/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JESSUP, KENNETH R Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $68,841.28 Date 12/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, TAMIKA Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $68,841.25 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESER, NORMAN A, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,840.97 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACCHI, MAXINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,840.64 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA ROCK, BRIAN C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,840.63 Date 11/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REYES, DIANE E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,840.51 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALINDEZ, CRYSTAL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,840.23 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCZYKOWSKI, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,839.95 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRIS D Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $68,839.76 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ELROY, BRIAN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,839.29 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, RAYMOND M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,839.07 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVERSON, VALERIE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,838.68 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, TIMOTHY J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,838.35 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHN, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,838.25 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, THOMAS P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,837.84 Date 12/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELICIANO, YVETTE Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $68,837.16 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARDINA, LAURENCE P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,837.04 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAN A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,836.60 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, TISHAUN C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,836.44 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISTAS, DANIEL J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,836.17 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, JOSEPH P Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $68,836.17 Date 11/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCO, ANDREA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,836.13 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYSON, WILLIAM G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,835.25 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPTON, JOEY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $68,835.13 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRYVER, SUSAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,834.04 Date 02/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIRILLO, ERSILIA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,833.87 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROHOWSKI, STEPHANIE Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $68,833.52 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, WILLIAM J Employer name Village of Massena Amount $68,833.45 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DRAKE, BERT Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,832.39 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLER, DANIELLE Y Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,832.10 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISCHIAVO, DANIEL A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,831.92 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHECHTER, MAUREEN A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $68,831.92 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNETH, JONATHAN C Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $68,831.89 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPESTOSO, LEONARDO, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,831.68 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELGAREJO, SILVIA N Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $68,831.10 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTONASTASO, CATHLEEN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,830.89 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPOSO, MICHELLE D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $68,830.88 Date 09/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONZO, MOHAMMED Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $68,830.60 Date 12/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUHR, KEITH C Employer name Town of Greece Amount $68,830.55 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARATZIAN, RAFAEL Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $68,830.44 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ROBERT W Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $68,830.37 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, MARY K Employer name Albany County Amount $68,830.23 Date 11/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZADA, SHEILA C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $68,830.02 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENAGHAN, SANDRA C Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,829.66 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MURO, JUDITH M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $68,829.66 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JEFFREY R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $68,829.66 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODESTE, CARVEL IRMA Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $68,829.66 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO, JOHN F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,829.39 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANSEN, VICKI L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,829.26 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, CHARLES H Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $68,828.72 Date 07/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,828.43 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ALEXANDER L Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $68,828.40 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEASMAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,828.33 Date 01/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONATO, ROY J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $68,828.18 Date 08/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, WILLIAM L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,828.11 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTWICK-BARTON, CARNETTE L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,828.09 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CAROL L Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,828.02 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDD, DONALD Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $68,827.75 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JOELLE N Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,827.17 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, BARBARA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,826.90 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNICK, TIMOTHY P Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $68,826.33 Date 10/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLUCCI, STEVEN M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $68,825.86 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, CATHERINE A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,825.27 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KELLY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,824.65 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, JOSEPH M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,824.06 Date 04/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDAY, VASEL Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,824.03 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISTWOOD, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $68,824.00 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, LEE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,823.98 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAMAGLIA, JOANNE P Employer name Hicksville Public Library Amount $68,823.98 Date 03/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISIAH, ADAM M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,823.97 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, REX A Employer name Orange County Amount $68,823.64 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, GRACE V Employer name Cayuga County Amount $68,823.58 Date 08/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOMYK, JOHN G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $68,823.58 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSPACH, JEFFREY G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,823.49 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, TONYA L Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $68,822.56 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, MARISEL S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,822.26 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELL'ACCIO, CHRISTINE E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,821.71 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTEN, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,821.66 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLSTON, KATHLEEN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $68,821.54 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIANI, BRUNO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,821.19 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANE, TIMOTHY S Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,820.55 Date 09/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, JOSEPH Employer name Somers CSD Amount $68,820.46 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LA MARR T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,820.36 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,819.91 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARORA, ANJU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,819.87 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHM, MATTHEW G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,819.21 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System