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 BURKE, MARGARET M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,645.72 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, CLAIRE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,645.72 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADCLIFFE, WANDA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,645.72 Date 01/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, FRANCIS, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $68,645.40 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERSON, TERRI L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,645.06 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, CHARLIE, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,644.97 Date 08/22/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, EUGENE J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,644.51 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, KATHARINE S Employer name Erie County Amount $68,644.50 Date 12/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, MATTHEW S Employer name Erie County Amount $68,644.50 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSARI, LOUIS C Employer name Erie County Amount $68,644.49 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, KENNETH P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $68,644.34 Date 01/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACHTEL, THOMAS J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $68,644.31 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTELLA, AMY L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,643.62 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KETLER, SCOTT W Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $68,642.94 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACHOWSKI, MARIA V Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $68,642.78 Date 10/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, TROY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,642.78 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVICHANDRAN, LAKSHMI Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,642.59 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLA, ROSA F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,642.24 Date 02/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, J MICHAEL Employer name City of Utica Amount $68,641.77 Date 04/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIAN, NINA J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,641.74 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, GAIL S Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $68,641.49 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRECA, CHARLES J Employer name Niagara Falls City School Dist Amount $68,640.80 Date 09/25/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, AUDREY Y Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $68,640.33 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSO, ALEXANDRA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,640.33 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONARRIGO, GERALDINE E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,640.33 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEL, MEGAN E Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,640.33 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERAS-BADILLO, YUBERKIS A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,640.33 Date 06/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMONS, STEVEN D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,639.88 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, STEPHEN J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $68,639.45 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, LAUREN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,639.34 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, MEGAN C Employer name Albany County Amount $68,639.24 Date 07/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALAZKA, JERZY Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $68,639.18 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ERIC V Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $68,639.18 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCHS, MARLA Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $68,639.06 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUARANTA, RONALD F Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $68,638.77 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $68,638.65 Date 11/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,637.91 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDER, ANTHONY B Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $68,637.85 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKFORD, BEBE E Employer name Lake Placid CSD Amount $68,637.80 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DAVID P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $68,637.71 Date 07/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSILLO, DOMINIC R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,637.62 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ERIC H Employer name City of Kingston Amount $68,637.58 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BASHORE, MATTHEW L Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $68,637.21 Date 10/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, SUZANNE M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $68,637.14 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERROW, DEBORAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $68,637.10 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITBERGER, MARTHA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,637.02 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, EMMETT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,637.02 Date 10/06/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJOKU, MOSES Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,636.98 Date 12/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, JOHN E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,636.54 Date 02/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEI, SIOIN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,636.48 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRAD E Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,636.40 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, SHANNON A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $68,636.26 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $68,636.19 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRY, JESSICA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,635.93 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIBLIN, DAVID J Employer name Belleville-Henderson CSD Amount $68,635.75 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDT, CARRIE A Employer name Miller Place UFSD Amount $68,635.64 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELOSTA, BASIL J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,635.25 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAROFILE, ANTHONY J Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,635.20 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, MARCOTTON Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $68,635.11 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MARIA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $68,634.93 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VLAVIANOS, JAMES N Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $68,634.93 Date 03/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTINATO, JAMES C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,634.75 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIOT, JAMIE A Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $68,634.55 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLARSKI, PETER J Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $68,634.36 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTNER, KEVIN P Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $68,633.97 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, JONATHAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,633.58 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, W GREGG Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,633.57 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, SAVERIO A Employer name City of Lockport Amount $68,632.94 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KING, HOWARD J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $68,632.88 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGINELLI, LENA E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,632.50 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGSTROM, GLENN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,632.45 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ROBERT E Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,632.43 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $68,631.75 Date 11/24/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, JOSEPH F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $68,631.66 Date 02/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KURT M Employer name Village of Greene Amount $68,630.75 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, YOLANDER K Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,630.58 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RALPH T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $68,630.34 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, WILLIAM R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,630.01 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, ROGER K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,629.75 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDACI, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $68,629.34 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAYNOR, CALVIN J Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $68,629.08 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUFT, JERROLD T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,629.05 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $68,628.45 Date 06/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHONFELD, MARLEY A Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $68,627.99 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,627.98 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMASSINE, TYRELL S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,627.89 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIKOWSKY, SOPHIA Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $68,627.43 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, PATRICIA J Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $68,627.24 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLOW, MARK J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,626.81 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOEL Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,626.13 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINAL, SCOTT G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,625.35 Date 09/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALOWSKI, JOSEPH C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,625.23 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ROBERT J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $68,625.18 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLENON, MARCA K Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $68,624.74 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,624.15 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILBURN, KURT M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $68,623.67 Date 03/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $68,623.58 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOJKOVSKI, DRAGAN Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $68,623.25 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESCHINELLI, JEFFREY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $68,622.96 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOONOVER, DAVID E Employer name Tioga County Amount $68,622.75 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System