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 STEWART, MARK C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,731.67 Date 05/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBONE, PHYLLIS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,731.05 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESZAROS, LIZABETH A Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $68,730.85 Date 06/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, DENISE M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,730.76 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEREITER, PETER P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,730.61 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, SUSAN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,730.48 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONETTI, MIRANDA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $68,730.35 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOSHUA L Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $68,730.33 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTENS, PAMELA S Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $68,730.06 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEE, KEITH W Employer name Smithtown Fire District Amount $68,730.04 Date 09/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, SCOTT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,729.87 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEYER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $68,729.64 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROOS, DIANE E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,729.48 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALOUIDOR, METUSCHELA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $68,728.20 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLOZANSKY, MICHAEL M Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $68,727.85 Date 03/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVOREN, CARTHEN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,727.82 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESNOYERS, MARK R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,727.78 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEESON, DOUGLAS M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $68,727.68 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, TIMOTHY R Employer name Erie County Amount $68,727.66 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCH, KENNETH J Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,727.33 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BRIAN S Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $68,727.20 Date 08/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SALZMAN, CHARLES D Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $68,727.18 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, FRANCOIS W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,727.00 Date 04/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CALLIE Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,726.84 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABEK, ANDREA L Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $68,726.57 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEDERIO, MARLENE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,726.24 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHWICK, NANCY J Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $68,725.85 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, RUSSELL S Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,725.40 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCH, MICHAEL R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,724.99 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NHAN, MATTHEW K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $68,724.76 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, MARIA BENITA M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,724.64 Date 10/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTE, ROBERT Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,724.48 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACHER, JOHN J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,724.39 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,724.34 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, LYDIA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,724.31 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTOLANO, KRISTI L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,724.05 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, REBECCA A Employer name Erie County Amount $68,724.04 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JEFFREY C Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,723.74 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, DOMINIC Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $68,723.66 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNSON, PAUL T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,723.47 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, LORI A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $68,723.20 Date 09/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JONATHAN J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,723.14 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTH, JASON R Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,723.12 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDEMANN, MARCY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,722.92 Date 07/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, HELEN N Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $68,722.83 Date 11/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ASHLEY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,722.04 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BARBARA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,721.29 Date 11/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, CATHERINE M Employer name Albany County Amount $68,721.25 Date 07/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTIGLIO, JOSEPH J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,721.19 Date 01/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, DAVID T, JR Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $68,721.12 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRANO, NICHOLAS, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,720.86 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, PAMELA A Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $68,720.21 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLDEMARIAM, ABEBE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,719.42 Date 10/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASAMOAH, EVA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,719.41 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSA, PATRICK Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $68,719.39 Date 01/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MATTHEW M Employer name Alexander CSD Amount $68,718.89 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETIER, HEATHER A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,718.70 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, JASON B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,718.64 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, KELLY M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $68,718.23 Date 05/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDI, DENISE M Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $68,718.00 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSCHNER, TED A Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $68,717.90 Date 05/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLDAN, JOHN A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $68,717.50 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, KAREN L Employer name Salem CSD Amount $68,717.37 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AVILAR, NICOLE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,717.28 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, LI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,717.03 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAWAY, MICHELE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,716.92 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUPE, BRADFORD C Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $68,716.78 Date 07/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WESLEY J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,716.53 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, ROBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,715.44 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ERICA L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,715.28 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENOCH, ROBERT A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,715.18 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEZEY, SCOTT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,715.06 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHEVC, MARK A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,714.85 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, NANETTE M Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $68,714.78 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WILLIAMS, JOSEPH E Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,714.61 Date 09/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCE, KATHRYN A Employer name Warren County Amount $68,714.56 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GONIGLE, COLLEEN A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,714.55 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYAN-DIXON, MARIA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $68,714.47 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEININGER, PAMELA B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,714.07 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFFANN, THOMAS J Employer name Village of Babylon Amount $68,713.98 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PATRICK J Employer name Albany County Amount $68,713.93 Date 04/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYFUS, PETER A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,713.90 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPNEY, TIFFANY A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,713.71 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JENNIFER Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,713.06 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGER, RAYMOND D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,712.49 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JERMAINE T Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,712.25 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, LEAH M Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $68,712.21 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIAROLI ALLEN, JACLYN M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,712.13 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,710.90 Date 05/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, RUTH M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,710.51 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, STEVEN P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,710.26 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGIER, PETER A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $68,709.98 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULBOURNE, MARLON R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,709.21 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PHILIP A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $68,708.29 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, CAMILLE L Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $68,707.92 Date 07/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ANN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,707.88 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,707.42 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGH, COLLEEN J Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $68,707.34 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMABILE, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,707.32 Date 05/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEL, PAUL K Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,707.11 Date 07/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System