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 CANFIELD, MICHELE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,970.26 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, LISA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,970.26 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANLEY, KEVIN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,970.26 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, JUANITA E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $67,970.07 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, RICARDO P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,969.83 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, CHARLES A Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $67,968.98 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GREGORY R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,968.45 Date 06/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, MICHAEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,968.35 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, APRIL M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $67,968.12 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARSKI, NICHOLAS V Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,968.01 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Hampton Bays Fire District Amount $67,967.94 Date 12/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, GREGORY J Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $67,967.92 Date 12/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, RONALD W Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $67,967.81 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD-GEROW, CHERYL Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,967.66 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANUSZKIEWICZ, JOHN P Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $67,967.41 Date 11/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUCCIO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,967.37 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASKIN, YUKETA W Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,966.98 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, AUDREY N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,966.87 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, AARON N Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,966.26 Date 08/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, LORRAINE G Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $67,965.73 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFAR, MIAN M Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $67,965.66 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, MOSES Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,965.65 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKWAY, BRIAN D Employer name Town of Fort Edward Amount $67,965.04 Date 06/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OPPELT, THOMAS C Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $67,964.97 Date 04/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGAFAR, AMEEN B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,964.85 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMEXANT, CLAUDE A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $67,964.59 Date 04/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $67,964.49 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINENKEL, FRANCIE F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,964.16 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, MARY JO Employer name Columbia County Amount $67,963.91 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, CARLA A Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $67,963.80 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONG, DAVID W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,963.78 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, MAURICE W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $67,963.37 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNAN, ROBERT Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,963.22 Date 08/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMIESON, AARON R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,962.99 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POMPILIO, HEIDI L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $67,962.70 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCARI, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $67,962.67 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRELL, DOLORES Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,962.65 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, THOMAS D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $67,962.56 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERNOW, CATHERINE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $67,962.49 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, SCOTT A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,962.06 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALFORD, NICHOLAS S Employer name Rensselaer Soil,Wtr Cons Dist Amount $67,961.73 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELAND, JARED M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,961.48 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, THOMAS J Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $67,961.35 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPSKI, SUSAN F Employer name Orange County Amount $67,960.54 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DEBRA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,960.49 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, FRANCIS Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $67,960.46 Date 09/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, NADINE R Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $67,960.43 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, SHARON Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,960.41 Date 08/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOUGALL, ALEXANDER J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,960.35 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOWS, JASON S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $67,960.23 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNBAU, MARLISE L Employer name Phelps Clifton Springs CSD Amount $67,960.18 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINTON, WILLIAM L, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,960.08 Date 05/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, CHAD D Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,960.08 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ANA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,959.90 Date 12/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCAZAFAVO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,959.65 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, PATRICK J Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $67,959.65 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KENT, LISA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,959.64 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSLEY, JAMES R Employer name Orleans County Amount $67,959.50 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSAR, JOEL S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $67,959.45 Date 03/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOSE, MARIE C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $67,959.35 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TOMASSO, JOSEPH Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $67,959.10 Date 05/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, DEREK R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,959.02 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, MARC R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,958.76 Date 06/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONACCI, STEVEN P Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $67,958.72 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANGARA, DOMINICK L. Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $67,958.64 Date 08/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYAMAHA, DON L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,957.88 Date 06/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALACE, REVE DE Employer name Albany County Amount $67,957.60 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTELLARO, SAMUEL R, III Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,957.21 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, O'NEIL O Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $67,957.03 Date 03/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANACH, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $67,956.72 Date 06/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, THOMAS J Employer name Thorobred Breed Dev Fund Corp. Amount $67,956.46 Date 02/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUAN, JIIN-PEY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,955.85 Date 07/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIES, ROBERT E Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $67,955.60 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, ADAM J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,955.47 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICHARDS V I, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $67,955.46 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MAUVA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,955.27 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTH, NICHOLAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,955.19 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMBRANO, RICHARD M Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,955.15 Date 02/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON TOOMER, RUNITA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,954.89 Date 09/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEAL, BARBARA T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,954.84 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN, EVE MARIE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,954.70 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNING, JEFFREY M Employer name City of Corning Amount $67,954.68 Date 05/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAKOW, NICOLE L Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $67,954.25 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, ALISON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $67,954.02 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DAVID L Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,953.91 Date 11/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETT, PAULA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,953.86 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLMAN, CAMARON R Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $67,953.66 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAJDARI, YEISA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,953.52 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILL, BRIAN D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $67,952.99 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, NATHAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,952.98 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, ANA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,952.38 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOUSEK, KATELYN R Employer name City of Albany Amount $67,952.32 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SENSKE, CORY W Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,952.18 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARLEQUEEUW, BEVERLY D Employer name Port Jervis Free Library Amount $67,951.80 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, NICOLE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,951.78 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, BETTY JEAN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,951.47 Date 03/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEER, CASEY T Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,951.22 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROODE, JILL V Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $67,950.83 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOULKES, EARL L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $67,950.56 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,950.08 Date 07/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System