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 TWEEDLE, MATTHEW R Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,400.01 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENSON, MICHAEL T Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,399.59 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERDEEN, SHURLENE K Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $68,398.88 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ANTHONY W Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,398.39 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINNI, LESLIE A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,398.14 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANIK, REGAN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,398.08 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLERN, MARK D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,398.07 Date 10/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALI, NORMA Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $68,398.02 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKEY, JOHN H, JR Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,398.00 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAMARO, FRANCO Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $68,397.92 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, KEVIN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $68,397.56 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALSTYNE, JONATHAN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,397.53 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KEVIN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,397.51 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBRUS, JONATHAN R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,397.49 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, THOMAS A Employer name Town of Webster Amount $68,397.19 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBERG, LOUISA J Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $68,397.16 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEAL, BRICE J Employer name Broome County Amount $68,396.58 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGODA, JONATHAN S Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,396.40 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRINGTON, ANTOINETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,395.83 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESER, DOUGLAS H Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $68,395.47 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LISA M Employer name Orange County Amount $68,394.77 Date 09/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLE, PAULA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,393.91 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, BRYAN M Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $68,393.79 Date 03/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCARIELLO, WENDY S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,393.59 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC PHAIL, JOANNE C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,393.30 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANELOS, ERIN R Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $68,393.20 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, RICHARD E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $68,393.01 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTOLD, STEPHEN H Employer name City of Beacon Amount $68,392.85 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCHESTER, DANA M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $68,392.51 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, PHILIP Employer name Albany County Amount $68,392.39 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, MATTHEW V Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,392.23 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPA, JOHN, III Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,392.20 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARWELL, DOUGLAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $68,391.66 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, LINDA Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $68,391.17 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIOWITZ, BRENDEN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,390.75 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAACK, CODY J Employer name City of Albany Amount $68,389.89 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROSE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,389.78 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, NANCY M Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $68,389.73 Date 09/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALADINI, SCOTT T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,388.86 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESERRE, EDWARD F Employer name City of Utica Amount $68,388.65 Date 08/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERSON, JOANNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $68,388.37 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTZ, JANIS G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,388.18 Date 09/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, JOHN P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $68,387.73 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASCA, KRISTINE L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,387.38 Date 04/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMEL, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $68,387.35 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERKES, KORY A Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $68,387.21 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, ROMANO R Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $68,387.19 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, GISELLE S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,387.10 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JANEEN M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $68,386.95 Date 04/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORMEY, TREVOR N Employer name Town of Webb Amount $68,386.85 Date 06/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, JEFFERY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,386.20 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TATANYA V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $68,385.89 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, ERIC Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,385.80 Date 10/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLOWOKERE, OLAWOLE O Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,385.73 Date 03/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KIMBERLY Y Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $68,385.55 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEOGHEGAN, GERALD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,385.11 Date 06/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, HARRY C Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $68,384.78 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOELEN, JO ANNE Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $68,384.76 Date 06/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $68,384.45 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ROOSEVELT, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,384.11 Date 09/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASHNAW, ARTHUR E, III Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $68,383.99 Date 02/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, DAVID Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,383.93 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JOHN P Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $68,383.64 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, CRISPIAN G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,382.17 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, FREDERICK P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,381.75 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, MARIA S Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $68,381.68 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARJES, KYLE F Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $68,380.37 Date 08/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJEWICZ, JOHN L Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $68,380.30 Date 07/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, JENNIFER R Employer name Town of Webb UFSD Amount $68,380.05 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERGOLIZZI, ANTHONY C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,379.88 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNEW, MARCIA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,379.82 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KIERNAN, MARK A Employer name Queensbury UFSD Amount $68,379.59 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, MAIREAD Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $68,379.40 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMPSON, RAYMOND, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,379.25 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ELAINE G Employer name Yates County Amount $68,379.23 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBILLA, ROSEMARY Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,378.75 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, JOHN J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,378.70 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCERI, JANINE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,378.70 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, MINI T Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $68,378.70 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, AULENDRYS J Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $68,378.70 Date 02/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACERO, LAURA Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $68,378.70 Date 02/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO-ERB, SUSAN A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,378.70 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, MARK C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,378.53 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NARDELLI, JOSEPH P Employer name City of White Plains Amount $68,377.54 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEADMAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,377.46 Date 11/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLLIVER, DELORIS C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,377.31 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMON, MICHAEL A, II Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $68,377.28 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUTZKY, ELYSSA O Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,376.83 Date 03/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, CHARLENE Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,376.09 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPEDGE, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,375.73 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLAK, PETER D Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,375.65 Date 05/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, RACHEL M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $68,375.42 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVEREAUX, JARRETT R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $68,374.98 Date 06/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMLAGE, RICHARD F Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,374.94 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS-ENSSLIN, MIGDALIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,373.63 Date 03/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,373.18 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIRINEC, CHRISTINA M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $68,373.05 Date 03/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORRIE, KENNETH J Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,372.85 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARRALL, ANDREA E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,372.63 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, KEVIN R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $68,372.51 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System