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 FRENZ, BERNADETTE A Employer name Tioga County Amount $68,513.03 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPALA, STEVEN T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $68,512.98 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, DAVID Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $68,512.45 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, STEPHEN Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $68,512.39 Date 08/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHOOF, MARK A Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,511.90 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CLIFTON P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,511.74 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWIS, DANIEL R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $68,511.06 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDQUIST, GARY J Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,510.96 Date 12/14/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDER, BRENDA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,510.89 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, SUZANNE F Employer name Columbia County Amount $68,510.85 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, RICARDO Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,510.81 Date 07/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DAISY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,510.78 Date 06/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, MICHAEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,510.62 Date 07/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, JOSEPH T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,510.35 Date 07/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHUNE, SIMONE A Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $68,510.33 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, KIMBERLY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,510.10 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSAS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,510.10 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODRU, NECULAI Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,509.84 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ERIC D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,509.84 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRITANO, SUSAN M Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,509.65 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, PETER Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $68,509.61 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BEAU C Employer name Town of Kent Amount $68,509.52 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGE, PAMELA K Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,509.25 Date 02/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BRIAN E Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $68,509.14 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRLIMAN, JOHN R Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $68,508.46 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, WILLIAM F Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $68,508.44 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, JANET Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $68,508.37 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, WANDA K Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $68,508.04 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHY, KELLEY F Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,508.02 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, SHARA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,507.93 Date 01/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALERIUS, MADAVENA Employer name Nanuet Public Library Amount $68,507.90 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KENYATTA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $68,507.21 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIER, JEFFREY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,507.21 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, LISA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,507.12 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, WILLIAM S Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $68,507.08 Date 11/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, AMBER R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,506.91 Date 10/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORIBIO, EMMANUEL Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $68,506.80 Date 04/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ERIC F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,506.66 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALZUPHAR, FAIDHERB Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $68,506.66 Date 05/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEIL, KIMM S Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,506.56 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, RODERICK Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,506.47 Date 12/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, IRENE C Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $68,506.36 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRSCHING, MELISSA S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $68,506.28 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARGILL, GREGORY J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $68,505.90 Date 10/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, GEORGEANNA V Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $68,505.85 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, ERIC M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $68,505.51 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCABE, KAREN M, MRS Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,505.44 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARING, WAYNE A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,505.32 Date 01/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTI, MATTHEW W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,505.15 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, DAWN J Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $68,504.70 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSTADT, CHRISTINA M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,504.68 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETHEL, RHONDA Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,504.68 Date 01/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, BRIAN F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,504.57 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAXBERG, FERN M Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $68,504.52 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, BEATRICE A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $68,504.44 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTFORT, DAVID E Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $68,504.11 Date 10/28/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTAWAY, CRAIG M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,503.57 Date 07/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSWING, ELIZABETH B Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $68,503.36 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPPEL, DANIEL R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,503.33 Date 06/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URMSTON, DONALD S Employer name Orange County Amount $68,503.23 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULTON, LISA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,502.97 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNER, MICHAEL J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $68,502.50 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, VITTORIO Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $68,502.27 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, DAVID S Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $68,502.18 Date 05/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, MATTHEW L Employer name Sodus CSD Amount $68,501.78 Date 09/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDRIGHT, FRANK H Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,501.23 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, STEPHEN G Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,500.51 Date 08/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELSON, NICHOLAS A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $68,500.50 Date 06/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, THOMAS C Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $68,500.47 Date 09/26/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PATRELLE E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,500.46 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELARGY, KATHLEEN P Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $68,500.40 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARZA-CORREA, SILVIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,500.24 Date 07/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DIETRICH Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,500.11 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, KIM M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $68,500.11 Date 11/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCROFT, IAN P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,500.00 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MAUREEN A Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $68,499.81 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSAIR, CHARLES D, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,499.67 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISZICK, JOHN H Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $68,499.22 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APONTE, EDWIN Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $68,499.06 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENZONI, JOEL P Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $68,498.78 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ADAM A Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $68,498.44 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KIM J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $68,497.24 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANCIO, ANGELO J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,497.19 Date 01/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEPERSAUD, DRUPATIE B Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $68,497.16 Date 09/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHLEEN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,496.61 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, GREGORY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,496.46 Date 02/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, JOSEPH P Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $68,496.12 Date 03/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JACQUELYNNE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,496.02 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, WILMA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $68,495.36 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUKE, TERRI J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $68,494.70 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNEBORN, TRACEY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,494.48 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKONOFF, ADRIENNE M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $68,494.41 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTI, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,494.29 Date 01/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARRATTA, KELLY J Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $68,494.02 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, ERIC B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,493.79 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TREVOR A Employer name City of Oswego Amount $68,493.65 Date 05/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEITZ, LISA M Employer name Boces Madison Oneida Amount $68,493.46 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSKI, SUSAN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $68,492.88 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTNETT, KAREN A Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $68,492.70 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERMACOR, ANN C Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,492.69 Date 10/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System