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 BLIEX, DALE R Employer name Bay Shore Brightwaters Library Amount $68,665.21 Date 09/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODOR, AARON J Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $68,665.17 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRIER, LARISSA S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,664.46 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKUS, MUHARREM Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $68,663.68 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, FREDERICK H Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $68,663.63 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, GARY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $68,663.32 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARNING, TINA L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $68,663.17 Date 05/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, MORGAN R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,663.10 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBBS, WILLIE J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $68,663.02 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEERS, GREGORY J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $68,663.00 Date 05/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CECERE, FRANK A Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,662.70 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBSEN, CARLY R Employer name Highland CSD Amount $68,662.65 Date 03/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, SCOTT T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,662.43 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS-LUCAS, VALREY G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,662.39 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNTING, ELIZABETH M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,662.11 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBY, DENNIS J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,662.10 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASIEL, EDWARD Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $68,662.09 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORKOWSKI, MARK E Employer name Village of Ardsley Amount $68,662.04 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PAUL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,661.47 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, STEPHEN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,661.45 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, LAKIESHA L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $68,661.42 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKK, LOUANNE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,660.76 Date 11/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, RICHARD B Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,660.63 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, LIBBHY M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,659.88 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGACZ, MICHAEL J Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,659.61 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MARYBETH Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,659.54 Date 02/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURCIO, FRANK Employer name Village of Lawrence Amount $68,659.35 Date 05/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, VENUSHETTE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,659.34 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRENA, PETER A Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,659.05 Date 06/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITIELLO, DOMINIC J Employer name City of Rye Amount $68,659.03 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLL, MATTHEW T Employer name City of Watertown Amount $68,659.01 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPERRY, BRIAN K Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $68,658.87 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANI, TRACY A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,658.50 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSTANTINO, JAMES P Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $68,658.32 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAUGHTON, JAMES P Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,658.00 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL F Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,658.00 Date 10/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, GORDON Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $68,657.96 Date 09/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DAVID D Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $68,657.79 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATTER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $68,657.72 Date 07/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, JOANNE M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,657.62 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, JIMMIE L, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,657.57 Date 04/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, AVIVA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,657.26 Date 04/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, DEBORAH M Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,657.20 Date 04/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, WALTER H Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,656.47 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, STEVEN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,656.15 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,655.96 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKENS, RODNEY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,655.83 Date 02/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSANFORD, DAVID J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $68,655.47 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, KYLE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,655.42 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, DARRYL B Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $68,654.81 Date 07/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORLANDO, JOSEPH L Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $68,654.44 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, MATTHEW A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,654.43 Date 11/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, LAURA B Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,654.39 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORAMONTI, KATHLEEN T Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,653.99 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSTINSKY, YUL P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,653.86 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTZFIELD, BRYAN A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,653.82 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SAMUEL E, II Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,653.16 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CLURE, DONALD F Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $68,652.75 Date 12/05/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,652.70 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, LOUIS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,652.65 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRCABLE, RONALD P, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $68,652.56 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MATTHEW A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,652.41 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARFORD, CHARLES W Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $68,652.14 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EMMONS, TODD H Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $68,652.08 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, CHERYL Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,651.90 Date 07/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JACQUELINE F Employer name Livingston County Amount $68,651.62 Date 05/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPAOLO, ANTONIO Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,651.06 Date 04/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JOSEPH A Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,650.94 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPINEAU, HILARY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,650.92 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWKINS, KIM A Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,650.92 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, WENDY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,650.92 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, CAROL A Employer name Essex Co Industrial Develop Ag Amount $68,650.91 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLCOTT, JODY C Employer name Essex Co Industrial Develop Ag Amount $68,650.91 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASHONIA, PATRICIA A Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $68,650.71 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNDORA, JUAN M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $68,650.52 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BRANDON L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $68,650.20 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RALSTON, DAVID R, JR Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $68,650.17 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADLE, ROBERT C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,649.62 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, JOHN Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,649.54 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUB, AMY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,649.47 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AU, PHILIP Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,649.29 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANFORD-MYER, BETH A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,649.10 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTON, BRIAN J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,648.96 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEUR, JEFFREY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,648.90 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOIN, LISA A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $68,648.46 Date 01/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CHAPELLE, ANNE Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $68,648.08 Date 04/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGERS, PAULA M Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $68,647.67 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGBY, TONYA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $68,647.49 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNIAK, JOAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,647.44 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, DONGHUA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,646.71 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, DONALD F Employer name Broome County Amount $68,646.54 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYE, TRIELL M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $68,646.31 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARARD, SUZANNE M Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.73 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAO, DANG KT Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.72 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICHHORN, MACKENZIE A Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.72 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLE, PAULA J Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.72 Date 08/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOVE, JERROLD M Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.72 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMULA, AMY E Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.72 Date 02/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUNISON, ANDREW V Employer name Education Department Amount $68,645.72 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY-MARCH, MARY T Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $68,645.72 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System