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 AMMERMAN, LAURIE S Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $67,790.56 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, MANOARA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,790.55 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNIZ, LORI J Employer name Orange County Amount $67,789.92 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZONKA, THOMAS P Employer name Orange County Amount $67,789.86 Date 05/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILBY, MATTHEW E Employer name Orange County Amount $67,789.84 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URSO, JOSEPH S Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $67,789.79 Date 04/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSEN, ERIK R Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $67,789.40 Date 07/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECAILLE, HANNAH J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,789.38 Date 04/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICARELLO, JOSEPH F, JR Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,789.22 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONENFELD, KENNETH S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $67,789.13 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, JOSE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,789.10 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, ANDREW C Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,789.00 Date 02/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICK, SHELLEY S Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $67,788.92 Date 08/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, SHARON R Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $67,788.49 Date 05/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBSAM, BEATRICE Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $67,788.49 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LYNETT C Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,788.29 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAVANO, DUSTIN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,788.16 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN-HARRIS, VANESSA Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,788.06 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMESON, ANTHONY L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,787.83 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEREKE, CHRISTINA C Employer name Department of Law Amount $67,787.57 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALNAN, LAURIE A Employer name Livingston County Amount $67,787.22 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, CAROL A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,787.11 Date 09/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HSU, SARA D Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $67,786.70 Date 09/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, PATRICK D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,786.20 Date 11/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KEVIN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,786.16 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUSE, STEVEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,785.44 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, LEIGH L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,784.11 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SANDRA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,783.79 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKIEWICZ, EILEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $67,783.59 Date 06/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZ, MICHAEL S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,783.29 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, KATHY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $67,783.01 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, KRIS A Employer name Brentwood Public Library Amount $67,782.96 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, JOYCE E Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $67,782.78 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CRYSTAL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,782.45 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRICH, OLESYA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,782.36 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $67,782.16 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, LUCAS R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $67,781.94 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, RICHARD E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $67,781.86 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLO, CARMINE I Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,781.62 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOACHIM, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,781.30 Date 09/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, ADAM H Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,781.24 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, MICHAEL Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,780.88 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOBY, RICHARD E Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $67,780.47 Date 09/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAIRSTON, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,780.00 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINGORENKO, PETER Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,779.71 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUSCIANTE, PATRICIA J Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $67,779.38 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNETTA, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,778.93 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMIEC, ELLEN M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $67,778.46 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $67,778.32 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRANDON J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,778.08 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEACOCK, LA SEAN C Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $67,777.54 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCURI, STEPHEN V Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $67,776.78 Date 07/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, DEANNA M Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $67,776.63 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, PATRICK J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,776.49 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWES, SUSAN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,776.00 Date 09/08/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON-SANDOLO, ELIZABETH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,776.00 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARRIVEY, NEIL F Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,775.90 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLD, KENNETH J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,775.85 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTER, MONICA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $67,775.53 Date 09/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCINSKI, PETER Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,775.52 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAR, CYNTHIA M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $67,775.49 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, KEVIN M Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $67,775.24 Date 03/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, PAULETTE M E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,775.21 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYDEN, AUDRA J Employer name Erie County Amount $67,775.11 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, REBECCA N Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $67,775.08 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATSAROS, GEORGIOS S Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,775.08 Date 01/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODARD, JEFFREY L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $67,775.05 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, JENNIFER L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,775.00 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, KYMBERLY C Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,774.76 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JAMES R Employer name Town of Lansing Amount $67,774.74 Date 01/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROBIN Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $67,774.31 Date 01/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NEAL G Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,774.13 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTA, CAROL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,774.10 Date 02/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACK, MEGHAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,774.02 Date 10/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, PATRICIA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,773.49 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMANN, KAREN S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,773.29 Date 11/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, MANSUR A Employer name New Rochelle Muni Housing Auth Amount $67,772.35 Date 05/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, COUNT C Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $67,772.03 Date 06/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLYMELL, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $67,771.57 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUKOWSKI, JAMES R Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $67,771.47 Date 11/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JOSEPH T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,771.36 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, ELIAS G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $67,771.30 Date 01/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTELLI, VINCENT P Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,771.26 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMMON, STEPHANIE L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $67,771.19 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, LAWRENCE J Employer name Union Springs CSD Amount $67,771.00 Date 10/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ALISA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,771.00 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, ROBERT Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $67,771.00 Date 07/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPER, JOHN M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $67,770.86 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ERIC E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,770.86 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHAD Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,770.72 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, SUSAN E Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $67,770.45 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, MARTHA J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $67,769.84 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, HARRY G Employer name City of Middletown Amount $67,769.68 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUCONIER, ELISE E Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,769.66 Date 10/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPEJZNA, DONALD Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,769.22 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIPS, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,769.09 Date 01/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATKI, CHRISTINE F Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $67,768.92 Date 06/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIWALD, LORI L Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,768.79 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETTBERG, TERRI L Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $67,768.60 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELECKI, GREGORY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,768.53 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System