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 CALLOWAY-JORDAN, ROSEMARY Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,081.72 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, BRIAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,081.66 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, EDWARD W, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,080.75 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, THERESA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $68,080.42 Date 09/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABNER, EMELENE P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,080.30 Date 11/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTENBERG, SHARON Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $68,079.85 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, ETHEL A Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $68,079.66 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PETER G Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,079.65 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, NANCY A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $68,079.64 Date 03/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODRUFF, CATHERINE J Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $68,079.17 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, JOEL R Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,079.07 Date 02/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRANZLE, ALFRED T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,078.99 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPITULA, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $68,078.86 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWE, SEAN D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,078.41 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPOZZOLI, LOUIS G Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $68,078.28 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $68,078.12 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FACCHIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $68,078.08 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, DAVIDE V Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,078.02 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, RALSTON R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,077.62 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MIZRAIN K Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $68,077.48 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRECA, ANNE C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,076.89 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYMAN, TIMOTHY B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,076.35 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, MARIANNE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $68,075.75 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASSELL, PETER R Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $68,075.44 Date 01/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ELIZABETH A Employer name Ulster County Amount $68,075.36 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEMETH, CAROL C Employer name Westhampton Beach Fire Dis Amount $68,075.34 Date 06/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, JOSHUA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $68,075.27 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIWERT, DAVID W Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $68,075.11 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCARDELLO, VALERIE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $68,075.11 Date 09/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, TIMOTHY R Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,074.89 Date 07/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, SCOTT E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,074.54 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, ARA K Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,073.75 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVE, SUZETTE A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,073.36 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILTON, HAROLD Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,072.25 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMDEWAR, CURTIS K Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $68,071.17 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, MICHAEL F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $68,071.14 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEHLER, JOHN Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $68,070.93 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOHLE, NICOLE M Employer name Niagara County Amount $68,070.92 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRIAN K Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $68,070.91 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, KENNETH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,070.83 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, WENDY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,070.79 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGROTTO, ANTHONY J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,070.58 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGENBOGEN, DEBRA R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,070.36 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, JENNIFER E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $68,069.94 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALITICO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $68,069.84 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPPER, NOEL A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $68,069.66 Date 06/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, MICHAEL Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $68,069.65 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, FLECIA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $68,069.25 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, SHERRI Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $68,068.85 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, RICHARD C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,068.25 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSEN, LISA E Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $68,067.97 Date 01/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGER, STEVEN F Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $68,067.86 Date 11/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, CRISTINA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,067.50 Date 04/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERN, JAMES Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,067.17 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR, LINDA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $68,066.90 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,066.63 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRIFARO, FREDERICK L Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,066.10 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACKEY, SUSAN M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $68,065.97 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGELOW, WANDA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $68,065.79 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEINSON, ELIZABETH A Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $68,065.67 Date 08/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PHILIP R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,065.44 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMA, GLORIA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,065.20 Date 09/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERKIN, ANTHONY T Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,065.18 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTERS, TEVERT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,065.03 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, TERRY L Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,064.97 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, GAETANO T Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,064.44 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, ADRIANA V Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $68,064.10 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, DIANE W Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $68,063.71 Date 05/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAINES, MARVIN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $68,063.61 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, BRIAN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,063.51 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENESH, ERIKA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,063.50 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARATT, LORI L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,063.13 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICK, CRAIG R Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $68,062.85 Date 10/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANZ, BRUCE D Employer name Schenectady County Amount $68,062.76 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATRES, CARLOS H Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $68,062.60 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MONAL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,062.47 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, DAVID T Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,062.16 Date 12/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, CHARLENE M Employer name Erie County Amount $68,062.01 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $68,061.93 Date 05/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, NEIL E Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $68,061.48 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHR, DEBRA G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,061.21 Date 09/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDATO, KORI L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,061.10 Date 06/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUN, MICHAEL J Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $68,060.68 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POEHLMANN, CHRISTIAN H Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $68,059.98 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, ANDREW C Employer name City of Elmira Amount $68,059.87 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PIERCE, AMANDA S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $68,059.39 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITSCH, DORRAINE F Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $68,059.29 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UFLAND, WILLIAM J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $68,059.21 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTO, MONICA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,058.28 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUIAM, JOSEPH Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,057.97 Date 02/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $68,057.86 Date 08/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, JOANNE C Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $68,057.66 Date 05/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERVAIS, NORMAN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $68,057.65 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZE, MAXINE E Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $68,057.58 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, MICHELE G Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,057.19 Date 02/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREILLY, DONNA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,057.10 Date 06/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CHERYL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $68,057.03 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, AMEER Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $68,056.99 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DAVID L Employer name City of Corning Amount $68,056.95 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOTTI, GLENN Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $68,056.50 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System