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 WALLARD, GARRETT L Employer name Albany County Amount $67,815.48 Date 02/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDKA, CHERYLE A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $67,814.86 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREOPOULOS, ANTHONY D Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $67,814.73 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MARTIN W Employer name Town of Hamptonburgh Amount $67,814.55 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZOLA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,814.33 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERNERT-LARREA, LEE B Employer name Corning Community College Amount $67,814.30 Date 03/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, SHANTE J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,813.60 Date 12/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, JOEL T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,813.36 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMINDO, LORRAINE G Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,813.20 Date 07/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMELMER, ROBERT Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $67,812.79 Date 01/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREMO, SHERRY R Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,812.30 Date 03/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANIGAN, THOMAS F Employer name Bellmore UFSD Amount $67,812.20 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROMER, PENELOPE L Employer name Greene County Amount $67,812.19 Date 10/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBAS, MUDASSAR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $67,811.79 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, THOMAS P, III Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,811.15 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSHUA J Employer name Warren County Amount $67,810.89 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUS, BENJAMIN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,810.11 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, STACY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,810.01 Date 01/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MATTHEW A Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $67,809.65 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT-PRATT, MARIETTA O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,809.54 Date 05/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMBO, VIOLETTA Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $67,809.19 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLAR, JOHN P Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $67,809.05 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENT, W LLOYD Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $67,808.95 Date 07/14/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, CALVIN S Employer name Chemung County Amount $67,808.94 Date 07/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, JEANNE B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,808.87 Date 08/03/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $67,808.66 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNE, MARY J Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,808.25 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISSE, PATRICIA-JO Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,808.12 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLER, RANDAL G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,807.76 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYANT, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Rhinebeck Amount $67,807.53 Date 06/10/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, GREGG W Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,807.52 Date 08/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPP, MARGARET Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $67,807.31 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LAURA A-M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,807.24 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EXTON, ANTHONY J Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $67,806.82 Date 09/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERA, LINDA Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,806.24 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO SARDO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $67,805.59 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLWOOD, MATTHEW B Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,805.24 Date 10/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BENJAMIN O Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,805.00 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITT, SAMUEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,804.89 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MERE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $67,804.42 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKERY, RENAE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,804.33 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARI, RAYMOND J Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $67,804.04 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,803.91 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YOUNG, JAMES H, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $67,803.16 Date 08/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLDO, LINDA M Employer name East Meadow Public Library Amount $67,802.89 Date 09/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROE, MICHAEL T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $67,802.59 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAFERRO, THOMAS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,802.46 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIAN, SABINA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,802.38 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLD, CAROL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $67,802.32 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABEL, KAREN L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $67,801.24 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERA, GINA M Employer name Erie County Amount $67,800.78 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,800.68 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEONE, NICOLAS A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,800.58 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, JULIE A Employer name Steuben County Amount $67,800.01 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARL P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $67,799.49 Date 04/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNER, MARK V Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $67,799.37 Date 06/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPAGLIONE, JANICE W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,799.27 Date 02/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, EDWIN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,798.96 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, ANN MARIE Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $67,798.92 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, ROBERT A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $67,798.13 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VANESSA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,798.02 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLUCHUK, ANN M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,797.84 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAETJENS, FRED A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,797.69 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SUN HEE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,797.67 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, TIMOTHY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,797.67 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, BARBARA D Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,797.66 Date 12/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POINTER, CHRISTINE I Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $67,797.24 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, EVANE C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,796.98 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUSTI, JENNIFER Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $67,796.56 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSELS, VINCENT A Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,795.72 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKIN, IAN S Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $67,795.39 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DESENS, DAVID P Employer name City of Utica Amount $67,795.30 Date 12/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOLSON, SANDRA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,795.24 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUESTELL, MAUREEN L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $67,795.01 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JEONG H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,794.95 Date 03/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMBE, WILLIAM L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $67,794.88 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS-PATERNOSH, REBECCA L Employer name Village of Westfield Amount $67,794.51 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, SAMANTHA K Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,794.44 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MICHAEL T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $67,794.43 Date 11/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHER, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $67,794.17 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODRZYWOLSKI, MARY L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,793.98 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITTERWAGER, MORGAN S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $67,793.58 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYSLIP, ROGER J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $67,793.49 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JEREMY S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,793.03 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT-CLEMENTE, BETH A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,793.01 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGROW, MARK R Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $67,793.00 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TINA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $67,792.80 Date 08/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, JOAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,792.57 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLICKER, GEORGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $67,792.43 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MICHAEL P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,792.30 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWIER, SEAN C Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,791.77 Date 01/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMINGUEZ, CHRISTINA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $67,791.33 Date 12/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGGLESTON, CHERIE L Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $67,791.19 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRO-DURGAN, SHARLENE F Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $67,791.13 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALIERE, GIUSEPPE L Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,791.12 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKES, JAMES M, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,791.02 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KORNBLAU, ERIC M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $67,790.99 Date 04/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGAN, JULIE B Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $67,790.97 Date 12/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWETZ, NICHOLAS M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,790.90 Date 01/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, EILEEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,790.65 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System