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 PHIPPS, CLARENCE Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,746.16 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, ANN MARIE P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,746.11 Date 10/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL E Employer name Warren County Amount $68,745.86 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, ERIC S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $68,745.79 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STITELER, CAMI L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,745.49 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTOCCHIO, MICHAEL Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $68,745.37 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOJNOWSKI, ZBIGNIEW Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,745.33 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLINEAUX, MARY F Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $68,745.24 Date 08/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOO, REGINALD Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,744.99 Date 05/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATTER, KATHARINA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,744.97 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMBERGER, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $68,744.72 Date 05/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,744.62 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGGIA, SILVANA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,744.55 Date 08/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DEVEN S Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $68,744.47 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORACE, MAUREEN A Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $68,744.26 Date 11/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JOHN J Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $68,744.23 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, FRANK E Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,744.15 Date 05/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, JEREMY P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $68,743.20 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, ERNESTO Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $68,743.17 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANSFIELD, DANIELE-MARISA Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,743.11 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAING, JONATHAN C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,743.00 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKUBOWSKI, STANLEY G, JR Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $68,742.48 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUIETT, ROBERT J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,742.21 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMISTON, KIMBERLY Employer name Argyle CSD Amount $68,741.43 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, REBECCA A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,740.81 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFERT, MICHAEL K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,740.35 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, AARON L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,740.22 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN AVERY, PAUL N Employer name Fort Plain CSD Amount $68,739.95 Date 01/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPPI, PAIGE V Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,739.93 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWIE, KAY S Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $68,739.92 Date 02/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEICHERT, MARTHA J Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $68,739.92 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGTON, HELEN Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CWIKLA, STEPHEN F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIEHR, PENNY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, DONNA S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 02/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GEORGETTA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 10/06/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERARD, JAMES F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 06/25/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVALETZ, HEATHER M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MARTHA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEYDEN, LISA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCK, SARA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, NEIKA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, CHRYSTA L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBADEAU DONNA, MARIE WARNER Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, SHARON M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONIK, DEBORAH Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, KELLEE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, KATHY R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, EDNA M COYNE Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILLSON, MICHELLE K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 02/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VELLIS, ROBIN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTEFANO, LINDA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRER, JOSE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ROBERT P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 07/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, CINDY LOU Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 06/19/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, KATHRYN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, LESLIE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUBERA, BARBARA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MANCUSO, PAMELA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARONY, LEEANN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, DAWN L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSE, JAMES F Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRISHIN, RENEE R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINTON, CYNTHIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVO, DINA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUILL, NANCY J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 07/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SUZANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, KATHLEEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 08/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, EVELYN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,739.92 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, LISA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,739.92 Date 09/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, SUSAN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,739.92 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, JOANNA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,739.84 Date 04/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, PETER N Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,739.75 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATLEY, DAVID J Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,739.29 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OFILI, IFEOMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,739.23 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIKER, SHANNON M Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $68,739.02 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTIENNE, KECIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,738.97 Date 04/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, KRISTY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,738.00 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULHABER, ROGER G. Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $68,737.42 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, LINDA K Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $68,737.39 Date 05/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARKIEWICZ, DANIELLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,737.30 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEOLI, FRANK W Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,736.87 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $68,736.82 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, COLLEEN B Employer name Orange County Amount $68,736.42 Date 11/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELA, ERION Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,735.96 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, ARLENE Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $68,735.66 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, MARY C Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,735.58 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINA, JAMES M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,735.44 Date 04/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, SHAWNA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,735.33 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEPHEW, CASEY J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,735.18 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROZYK, JEFFREY E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,734.66 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMRLICEK, LAWRENCE J. Employer name Bay Shore Fire District Amount $68,734.59 Date 11/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINOWSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,734.11 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, CHARLES F, III Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,734.01 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUTTER, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $68,732.95 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MICHAUD, THOMAS P Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,732.89 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMIN, JOHN W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,732.84 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALSTEIN, JOSHUA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,732.77 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHRISTINA ANN Employer name Amityville Public Library Amount $68,732.77 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JASON E Employer name City of Hornell Amount $68,731.86 Date 10/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System