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 DODGE, MICHAEL T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $67,854.80 Date 10/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERNER, NANCY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,854.60 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, RICHARD W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,854.59 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRSCHAFT, JEAN MARIE Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $67,854.06 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, LATOYA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,853.76 Date 07/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSLUSZNY, STANLEY G, JR Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $67,853.48 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,853.43 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, PETER B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $67,852.98 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEELER, KASHA M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $67,852.98 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DAVID P Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,852.81 Date 05/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOESTER, LINDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,852.41 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAWWAB, SAMEER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,851.96 Date 04/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VALERIE A Employer name Farmingdale Public Library Amount $67,851.80 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $67,851.69 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BECKY G Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $67,851.21 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KARIN J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,850.78 Date 03/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, BRIAN N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $67,850.68 Date 09/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DOROTHY MARIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $67,850.26 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LAUREN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,850.03 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLYCZEK, ANDREA L Employer name Niagara Co. Ind. Dev. Agy. Amount $67,850.00 Date 03/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESER, KARL W Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,849.42 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMO, SHAWN C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,849.10 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIG, YELENA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $67,848.98 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIEHL, MICHAEL A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,848.96 Date 06/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, SHANNON M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,848.82 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, CARLA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,848.76 Date 02/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURLEY, JILL M Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,848.68 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, PATRICK M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $67,848.66 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GORKHOVER, ALEKSANDR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,848.64 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINN, CELIETA T Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,848.64 Date 12/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSERMAN, DANIEL A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,848.64 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMCHUK, DAVID-DANIEL Employer name Town of Macedon Amount $67,848.59 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HADCOCK, STEPHEN E Employer name Cornell University Amount $67,848.38 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, ROBERT W Employer name Genesee County Amount $67,848.38 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERUSSI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,848.16 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, KELLY A Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $67,848.11 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRERO, ARMANDO, JR Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $67,847.88 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JUSTIN R Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,847.86 Date 04/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBEIRO, GISELLE D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,847.75 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DANZIL A Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,847.74 Date 10/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAYSON, PERNELL Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,847.66 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW K Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,847.51 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADLEY, CATHERINE R Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $67,847.49 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IPPILITO, EDWARD A Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $67,847.39 Date 03/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AJOKU, CHIJIOKE I Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,847.23 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, MARY H Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,847.23 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, SANDRA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $67,847.16 Date 12/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIERMYER, JAMES A, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $67,847.12 Date 10/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SERENITY Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,847.04 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, TIMOTHY M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,846.88 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JOHN, CELIA C Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $67,846.76 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, MICHAEL M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $67,846.68 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, RAFAEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,846.43 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSIMANO, DREW Employer name Fishers Fire District Amount $67,846.25 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, WILLIAM F Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $67,845.85 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, JOHN F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,845.70 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, PAUL M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,844.61 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GERMAN E Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $67,844.57 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CYNTHIA D Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $67,844.42 Date 08/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOSE, DONALD E, III Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,844.39 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICHARD Q, SR Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,844.27 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISBETH, EARL Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $67,843.92 Date 07/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EWING, KIRSTEN Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $67,843.91 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, DOUGLAS L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,843.81 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, GINA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,843.57 Date 07/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, JUSTIN K Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,843.46 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMOLA, THERESA S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,843.11 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEFERT, JOSEPH J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $67,843.09 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMECK, STEPHEN M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,842.78 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEININGER, JAMES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,842.47 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELMEAWAD, SALWA G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,841.95 Date 04/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,841.74 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, NANCY W Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $67,841.67 Date 11/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLEUR, SANDY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,841.62 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BETTINA Y Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,841.54 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, EDWARD D, III Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $67,841.43 Date 06/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,841.22 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRILLO, JAMIE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,841.21 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESNIHAN, JEREMIAH Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $67,840.94 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, NOELIA C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,840.89 Date 11/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KRISTINE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,840.85 Date 03/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLE, MARK T Employer name Albany County Amount $67,840.30 Date 03/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKAWINSKI, WENDY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,839.62 Date 10/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOPHER, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Dunkirk Amount $67,839.46 Date 10/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, SUSAN E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $67,839.44 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKEWICZ, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,839.11 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,839.11 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERSCH, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,838.79 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONEISER, EMILY A Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $67,838.65 Date 01/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, ADRIAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,838.53 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, STACEY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,838.27 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, BLAIR P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,838.19 Date 11/03/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANDON, LE'ANA H Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,837.79 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, GARY R Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $67,837.25 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, CHARLES J, SR Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,837.25 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, KYLE P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,837.11 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, WILLIAM Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $67,835.90 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, PAUL J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $67,835.76 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,835.40 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUCLAIRE, JAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $67,835.11 Date 07/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System