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 KRESS, KENNETH A Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $67,835.11 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, DAVID Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $67,834.75 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIH, CHIEN-HUEY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $67,834.75 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ROSIA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,834.21 Date 12/28/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBOLD, KATE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,833.53 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $67,833.21 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIEBE, CHERYL A Employer name Ontario County Amount $67,832.79 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEY, KRISTINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,832.50 Date 01/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOWERS, BRIAN T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $67,832.16 Date 01/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEELAN, PAUL Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $67,832.08 Date 04/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, DUKE D Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $67,832.06 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATENA, SUSAN V Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,832.03 Date 08/15/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, KENNETH H, JR Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,831.92 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THACKER, GREGORY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,831.67 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTESHEIMER, FREDERICK, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,831.67 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJEWODZIC, ANDREW J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,831.57 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, GERMAN Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $67,831.57 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER-CLARK, BARBARA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,830.89 Date 03/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVITT, GARY Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $67,830.84 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, JOEL T Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,830.30 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHLEEN A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $67,830.21 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, KENNETH S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,830.11 Date 12/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, STACY D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $67,829.89 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEDONE, CURTIS B Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $67,829.57 Date 05/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, EDWARD P Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $67,829.42 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGESSER, SUSAN Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,829.26 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAUTMAN, DAVID F Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $67,829.23 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, BRETT E Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $67,828.97 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, PATRICIA M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $67,828.92 Date 11/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MARILYN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,828.91 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALOUPKA, ROSALIE Employer name Northport E Northport Pub Lib Amount $67,828.86 Date 11/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, DAVID T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,828.56 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINS, BRIAN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,828.29 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TRACY, MICHAEL L Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $67,827.96 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, TIKKI N Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $67,827.93 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, BRADLEY R Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $67,827.84 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSMIDER, PIOTR J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,827.76 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, CHARLES J, III Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $67,827.68 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, RONALD G Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,826.34 Date 08/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVACS, SARAH N Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $67,826.15 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, SCOTT C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $67,825.90 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, ROSE A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $67,825.90 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBERT Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,825.83 Date 09/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JAMES P Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $67,825.60 Date 02/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, RYAN P Employer name Village of Alfred Amount $67,825.54 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOSC, AGNES M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $67,825.31 Date 02/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSON, JOAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,825.06 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAL, GREGORY F Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,824.78 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENCK, COLIN A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $67,824.69 Date 03/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENCH, LAURA ANN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,824.64 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, RICHARD G Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $67,824.42 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAVID A Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $67,824.42 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAVES, MATTHEW K Employer name Allegany County Amount $67,824.32 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIR, DANNIE R Employer name Village of Baldwinsville Amount $67,823.97 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEK, ROBERT W Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,823.70 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCA, ELIZABETH W Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $67,823.52 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAIRNS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $67,823.28 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANCONA, MICHELE A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,822.92 Date 11/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, ANDREW J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,822.78 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,822.51 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOVI, NICHOLAS Employer name City of Cortland Amount $67,822.24 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, JOSHUA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,822.16 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULITO, MARY T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,822.07 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIN, CASSIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,822.01 Date 06/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, CAROLYN Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,821.77 Date 07/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WENDY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,821.64 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAND, ANNE E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,821.64 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLASTER, DEBRA A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $67,821.30 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JESSE G Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,821.11 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRYCH, WALTER Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,821.07 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, JOHN S Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $67,820.82 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, MARGARET E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $67,820.70 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPELAND, KERRY-ANN J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,820.60 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, DONALD C Employer name Erie County Amount $67,820.54 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Niagara County Amount $67,820.29 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, LYNN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $67,820.23 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $67,819.68 Date 12/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVELL, JEFFREY W, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,819.28 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, DANIEL E Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $67,819.05 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, HENRY R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,818.97 Date 10/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, ANTOINETTE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,818.21 Date 04/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGAN, SHARON L Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $67,817.95 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSETT, JOSEPH D Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $67,817.91 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDZIELA, ALEXANDER J Employer name Carle Place Water District Amount $67,817.90 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLETTE, ROBERT L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,817.57 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREELOVE, BRIDGETT A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $67,817.33 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA POINTE, JOHN C, JR Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $67,817.33 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHULL, DONALD M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,817.30 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HULL, MARY Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $67,817.27 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, RICHARD A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $67,817.16 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, LAURA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,817.01 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, BIBIAN O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,816.69 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, HENRY S, III Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,816.68 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDANY, JULIA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,816.41 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $67,816.33 Date 02/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRIENO, DONNA L Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $67,816.33 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESTREPO, DORA MARIA Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,816.27 Date 05/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLESS, JULIE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $67,815.99 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ANNETTE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,815.67 Date 05/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIERSHAUSER, LINDA Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $67,815.65 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System