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 FAHRENKOPF, MARK R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,553.90 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINAMORE, WILLIAM C Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $68,553.80 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAROFALO, DONNA Employer name Putnam County Amount $68,553.60 Date 09/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, SUSAN A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,552.15 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, EVELYN B Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $68,551.64 Date 04/01/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXLEY, SHARON M Employer name Broome County Amount $68,551.40 Date 02/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ALTHEA P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,551.40 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, MICHAEL J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $68,551.18 Date 10/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, STACY R Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $68,550.88 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, LORRAINE M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,550.83 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUSCHER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $68,550.37 Date 12/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTIERZO, JEANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,549.96 Date 07/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,549.72 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, GREGORY D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,549.12 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELSKI, THOMAS R Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $68,549.04 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANILLAS, LURLINE R Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $68,549.04 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABBIE, ZACHARY R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,548.47 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBECK, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $68,548.42 Date 07/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTOLFI, MARGHERITA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,547.96 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMHALL, CLAYTON E Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,547.42 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, CHARLES P Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,547.37 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ROBERT T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,547.22 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, CAROL A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $68,547.11 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, VERONIQUE F Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $68,546.94 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, RITA H Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $68,546.93 Date 04/10/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DIANE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,546.70 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIC, FRANCESCHINA Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,546.65 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, PATRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,545.86 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, TIMOTHY A Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $68,545.86 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INSTRELLA, ROGELIO A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,545.52 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,545.14 Date 02/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIFFER, SUZANNE E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $68,544.96 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARFIELD, TINA E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,544.77 Date 01/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DIANE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,544.51 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ERIC J Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $68,544.29 Date 09/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CORINNE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,544.17 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GEORGE W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,544.14 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, TRACY E Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $68,543.94 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMER, JOSEPH M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $68,543.44 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, TERESA M Employer name Erie County Amount $68,542.94 Date 12/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIBIN, SALI Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,542.60 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIJESH, THOMAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,542.39 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALYSA T Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,541.92 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ORAL A Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $68,541.11 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONNE, MAUBERT Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,540.77 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEAGLES, TIMOTHY H Employer name Town of Warwick Amount $68,540.69 Date 05/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVINE, HELENE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $68,540.63 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, ARNOLD W Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $68,540.58 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTAK, WILLIAM J Employer name Albany County Amount $68,540.52 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVIRAK, ANDRIV Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $68,540.52 Date 02/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIST, AMANDA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $68,540.13 Date 08/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, DAVID Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,539.94 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOREDO, MIRZA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,539.88 Date 02/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELL, BRIDGETTE M Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,539.88 Date 06/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, TERRANCE M Employer name Broome County Amount $68,539.80 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MARJORITE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,539.48 Date 08/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORCE, CHARLES J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $68,539.41 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MAXIMO Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $68,539.34 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REVETTE, JASON C Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $68,539.23 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $68,538.99 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGANA, CHERYL Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,538.83 Date 03/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADDOCK, PAULA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,538.60 Date 06/23/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKINNON, MARIBETH Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $68,538.35 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, SHARON Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $68,537.66 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOSS, CHRISTINE L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $68,536.98 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERDINSKY, FRANK P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $68,536.82 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, JOSHUA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,536.81 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, RICHARD E Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $68,536.79 Date 04/10/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERER, SUSAN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,536.73 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, OMAR R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,536.67 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEY, THOMAS G Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,536.54 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, BRYAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,536.19 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DAVID Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $68,536.14 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, DAMIAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,535.92 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, JEFFREY G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $68,535.85 Date 04/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTS, STEVEN E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,535.58 Date 01/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMORE, JOSHUA M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $68,535.56 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNOX, RONALD W Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,535.51 Date 02/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMINSKY, THERESA A Employer name Somers CSD Amount $68,535.24 Date 01/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGARRA, JENNIFER Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,534.57 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAN, STEPHANIE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,534.56 Date 06/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALES, CODY Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,534.31 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KNAPP, MICHELLE Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $68,534.07 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GREW, RAYMONE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,533.81 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA, JOSE Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $68,533.29 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $68,533.05 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JULIE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,532.76 Date 05/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUGHEY, PAMELA J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $68,532.38 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, TANISHA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,532.19 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, JEREMY N Employer name Wyoming County Amount $68,532.12 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUTON, KIM S Employer name Sullivan County Amount $68,531.98 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, JANE E Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,531.95 Date 12/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, GWENDOLYN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $68,531.76 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNIEWICZ, RICHARD J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,531.44 Date 09/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL J Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $68,531.24 Date 12/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCCITTI, JANINE M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,531.14 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMBROWSKI, MICHELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,530.96 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORDONE, SALVATORE J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,530.83 Date 07/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, JOSE S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,530.66 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, RICHARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,530.63 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System