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 HILL, DREW K Employer name City of Cortland Amount $67,950.04 Date 08/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORMANN, JOSHUA S Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $67,949.36 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,949.16 Date 07/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDRE, FABIENNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,948.96 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MEGHAN S Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,948.05 Date 09/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN FLEET, GREGORY D Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,947.74 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOMINIQUE Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,947.66 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATMAN, CHENIDAI Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,946.79 Date 05/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVRISKY, MICHAEL J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,946.42 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLD, JOANNE G Employer name Assembly: Annual Part Time Amount $67,946.35 Date 03/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, CARLOS Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $67,945.93 Date 09/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUELS, CLIFFORD H Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $67,945.82 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHERYL L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,945.76 Date 07/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JAMES L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,945.73 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANWELL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Village of Williston Park Amount $67,945.73 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREUTHART, JAMES Q Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,945.50 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, JACQUELINE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,945.50 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, DAVID A Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $67,944.31 Date 03/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name URICH, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $67,944.05 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTEN, IVAN Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $67,943.36 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DEBRA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,943.10 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, LINDA J Employer name Somers CSD Amount $67,942.63 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZIN, STANISLAV Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $67,942.35 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALPH, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,941.75 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESTINE, KETELENE Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $67,941.50 Date 02/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, DAVID J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,941.49 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JON R Employer name Village of Akron Amount $67,941.18 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, JOSHUA J Employer name Laurelton Fire District Amount $67,941.00 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRISWOLD-KRUPSKI, LAURIE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,940.88 Date 02/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, MICHAEL G Employer name Village of Hamburg Amount $67,940.58 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOTNISKI, LEANN M Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $67,940.25 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, WILLIAM Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $67,940.08 Date 06/11/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASHID, MOHAMMED A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $67,939.94 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, THOMAS R Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $67,939.28 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU FOUR, DEANA D Employer name City of Norwich Amount $67,939.18 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFTON, MARGARET K Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $67,938.37 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNERY, ANGELA V Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,937.95 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRITSCHLER, LORRAINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,936.81 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, ANTHONY P Employer name St Francis School For Deaf Amount $67,936.78 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ERIC J Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,936.58 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLAND, SARAH A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $67,936.54 Date 10/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZO, REINA M Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $67,936.22 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAVROGIANNIS, SOPHIA N Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $67,935.47 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, EUGENE W Employer name Hauppauge Fire District Amount $67,935.39 Date 07/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINO, SHANE M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,935.29 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUENGFELDER, JOHN S, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,935.10 Date 06/08/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAN, YING Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $67,934.75 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Pawling Amount $67,934.65 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRINOLDS, VICKY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,934.63 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, JAMES E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,934.58 Date 07/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAEGER, MARY JO Employer name Greene County Amount $67,934.49 Date 02/13/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JO-ANNE Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,934.36 Date 11/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ESSO, JOHN B Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,933.53 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAY, BENITA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,933.33 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,933.28 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, BRIAN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $67,932.57 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, MICHAEL Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $67,932.19 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS-VALDES, VERONICA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,932.02 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, LORI C Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,932.00 Date 07/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIAN A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,931.93 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DETLEF, HOLLY B Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,931.80 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, JEAN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,931.48 Date 03/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARVELIS, SCOTT G Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $67,931.11 Date 07/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,930.85 Date 04/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, SHAWN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,930.82 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, RACHEL L Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $67,930.67 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $67,930.49 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEA, SALVATORE A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,930.02 Date 02/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOSTER, CHARLES R Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $67,929.97 Date 03/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINN, BRANDON E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,929.83 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, STEPHANIE C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $67,929.51 Date 07/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $67,929.44 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, VALERIE J Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $67,928.97 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, BRIAN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,928.76 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSIER, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,928.76 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, MARK R Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $67,928.57 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUSTER, JANET J Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $67,928.50 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, ADANNA P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,928.20 Date 11/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM S Employer name Cayuga County Amount $67,928.02 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JASON P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,927.93 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLA, JAMES P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $67,927.72 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLA, DIANE P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,927.40 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, KARI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,926.74 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ALLAN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,926.47 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MAX Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $67,925.73 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, NORMAN B Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,925.57 Date 05/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWAY, DEBORAH Employer name Lewis County Amount $67,925.43 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOLOTTA, KATHERINE D Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $67,925.10 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, DOUGLAS L Employer name Sidney CSD Amount $67,925.07 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, ALETA J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,924.84 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHILLA, LAURA Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $67,924.54 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DAVID A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,924.22 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELO, BRIAN J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,923.98 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERNIN, JESSE D Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,923.59 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, JAMES A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $67,923.52 Date 08/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GWYNN, MARY E Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,922.85 Date 06/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCO, MARK T Employer name Albany County Amount $67,922.81 Date 01/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DAVID M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $67,922.44 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEMKO, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $67,922.39 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JACKSON, TRAVIS Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,922.23 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System