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 HERZOG, THOMAS L Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $68,767.54 Date 12/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, EDDIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,767.31 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, WINFIELD S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $68,767.13 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORBERG, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $68,766.82 Date 03/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSHAW, CATHERINE A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,766.69 Date 10/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMULA, JUSTIN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,766.64 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVEROSKI, LISA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,766.30 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTORTI, CAROL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,766.20 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMETER, ERIC E Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $68,765.93 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENT, CLINTON D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,765.84 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KEITH P Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,765.46 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COON, BRANDON E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,765.04 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JOANNE M Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,764.89 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIE, JOHN W, III Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,764.49 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNOP, SCOTT G Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,764.31 Date 07/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTERMUND, HENRY W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,763.95 Date 06/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRIS, WINSTON Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $68,763.85 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KATHRYN M Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,763.85 Date 01/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSILOVSKIY, MARK Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $68,763.72 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOREST, RALPH L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,763.64 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONZIONE, GLEN M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $68,763.63 Date 12/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, AARON Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,763.61 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKOVITS, BERNADETTE A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $68,763.24 Date 06/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAMMIE, ALISON N Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,763.07 Date 07/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, JAMES D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,762.46 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, NICHOLAS T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,762.38 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKOWSKI, VINCENT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,762.33 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, HAROLD J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $68,762.06 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, SUSAN D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,761.83 Date 09/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIES, HEATHER E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $68,761.21 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AQUINO, JOSE F Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,761.15 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSLER, DONALD O, JR Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $68,761.01 Date 08/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDEN, FRANK B Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $68,761.00 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, ROBERT E, II Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,760.95 Date 11/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIFFENDERFER, GORDON O Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $68,760.56 Date 02/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINELLI, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Law Amount $68,760.44 Date 02/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, CHRISTINE P Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $68,760.36 Date 10/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABELLA, MICHAEL Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $68,759.64 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, SUE A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $68,759.38 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANZ, NICOLE J Employer name Lockport City School Dist Amount $68,759.30 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JANE F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,758.96 Date 12/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI VITO, JOHN J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $68,758.61 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TERRA E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,758.45 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, SCOTT K Employer name Albany County Amount $68,758.45 Date 03/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWABLE, BURT A Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $68,757.36 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMER, EDWARD T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $68,757.32 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABANO, KENNETH M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,757.16 Date 05/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MADELYN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $68,756.59 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MARGARET E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $68,756.33 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKIELNIAK, MARK E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,755.67 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOOHAN, KAREN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,755.37 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, CHRISTINE M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,755.17 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JONATHAN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $68,755.12 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINGLE, SOULL Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $68,753.89 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCTOR, EDWARD J Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,753.52 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MASON, ERIC A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,753.51 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTAKIS, MICHAEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $68,753.43 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATTRAY, MILLICENT L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,753.09 Date 08/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWALKOWSKI, MALGORZATA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,752.70 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSMANY, DANIEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,752.70 Date 02/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,752.10 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TKACY, PHILIP M, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,751.89 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUITE-GONZALEZ, SUZANNE S Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $68,751.81 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, GERALD E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,751.74 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABIAN, NOELLE C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,751.53 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKWELL, PATRICIA R Employer name NYS School For The Deaf Amount $68,751.42 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMORE, BRIAN S Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,751.36 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAIANI, SIMONA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,751.32 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSEY, MARK J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,751.10 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUCKNO, JAMES A Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,750.90 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PASTUF, AMY M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $68,750.84 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELD, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $68,750.66 Date 06/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, LEON C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,750.32 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTENRIETH, JASON M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,750.08 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANTHONY P Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,749.93 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, STEFFEN G Employer name Town of Halfmoon Amount $68,749.85 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALINOWSKI, MARY F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,749.82 Date 12/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF-HURTGAM, HARMONY K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,749.78 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CARRIE ANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,749.65 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, JANICE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,749.51 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, INEZ M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,749.01 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, STACEY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,748.91 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK-ELLIS, DONNA M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $68,748.83 Date 12/02/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTOCCI, DE ANNE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,748.62 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMIANO, JULIA Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,748.07 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, JOHN R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,748.02 Date 01/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JEFFREY P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $68,747.67 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, JAMES C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,747.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, PHILIP L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,747.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAISER, NICOLE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,747.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAJEC, STEPHEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,747.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEST, BENJAMIN R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,747.60 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, KATHY Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,747.55 Date 01/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRBANKS, DARREN J Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $68,747.44 Date 06/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ANNE MARIE Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,747.18 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDICE, JOSEPH A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,747.14 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, THOMAS R Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $68,747.09 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEANETTE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,746.91 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDLEY, FELICIA E Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,746.25 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZUTI, MARIA Employer name Nassau Library System Amount $68,746.19 Date 01/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System