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 KUZON, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,592.30 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, OCTAVIUS L Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $67,592.16 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JAMES C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $67,591.63 Date 05/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCEWICZ, GRANT R Employer name Town of Holland Amount $67,591.61 Date 10/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JAMES K Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,591.47 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRASQUILLO, NIVEA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,591.44 Date 09/11/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Gates Amount $67,591.32 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLUETER, EMER M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,591.30 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALANTE, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $67,589.64 Date 07/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, JOSEPH C, SR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,589.63 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, JACQUELINE I Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $67,589.53 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, DENNIS L, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $67,589.43 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, WILLIAM A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $67,589.36 Date 05/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODY, JOHN F Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $67,589.20 Date 09/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LAHIESHA T Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,589.00 Date 01/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, FRANCINE L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,588.77 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEDGE, BARBARA J Employer name Columbia County Amount $67,588.68 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $67,588.57 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, DONALD J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,588.45 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMER, ARMAND P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $67,587.92 Date 10/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, YAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,587.10 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, MICHAEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,586.03 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, STEPHANIE E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,586.00 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINKHAM, RAYMOND A Employer name Capital District Otb Corp. Amount $67,585.91 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLLABER-BRYAN, MARY A Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $67,585.75 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, NICHOLAS C Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,585.22 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADA, JUSTIN J Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,585.03 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULIN, JEFFREY G Employer name Village of Hudson Falls Amount $67,584.95 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI SANTO, LYNN C Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $67,584.54 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, TANEDA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,583.78 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGAN, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $67,583.66 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KONDERWICH, DEBORAH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,582.37 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTELL, TOBY B Employer name Broadalbin-Perth CSD Amount $67,581.80 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIZON, MICHAEL A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $67,581.55 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, RICHARD D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $67,581.18 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELEG, JULIO E Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $67,581.02 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DIANE M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,580.70 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALVIN J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,580.51 Date 09/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, ERVISTON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,580.45 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTARI, LOUISE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $67,580.27 Date 11/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANK, HENRY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,580.11 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSS, EDWARD R Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,580.11 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANAGER, HARRY D Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,580.11 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCHKA, BRYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $67,580.04 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMSTER, FERN Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $67,579.50 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, MICHAEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,579.23 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, DONNA B Employer name Oneida County Amount $67,579.07 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARY H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $67,578.55 Date 03/18/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERZAK, THOMAS M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $67,578.17 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANNADEN VARKEY, ANTOO Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,578.06 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAINE, ALBERTA J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,578.05 Date 03/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WILLIAM A Employer name Wayne County Amount $67,578.03 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, AMY C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,577.52 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, DANIEL J Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $67,576.42 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JIMMY E Employer name Schenectady City School Dist Amount $67,576.27 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTI, MARY ALICE F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,576.21 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVA, SHEILA M Employer name Department of State Amount $67,575.51 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, PATRICIA E Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $67,575.41 Date 11/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMO, JOHN E Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $67,575.29 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHBRIDGE, PAMELA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,575.12 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, TINA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $67,575.04 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVIEZZO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $67,574.83 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTER, MAUREEN T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $67,574.45 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLORD, KAREN A Employer name Holley CSD Amount $67,574.30 Date 10/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATSKO, JEFFREY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,574.29 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JUDITH M Employer name Steuben County Amount $67,574.04 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGINSKY, VALERIE L Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $67,573.87 Date 03/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, KEITH H Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $67,573.82 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODNETT, BRENDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $67,573.55 Date 01/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JEANNE C Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $67,573.32 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCZYNSKI, KATHRYN E Employer name Saratoga County Amount $67,572.65 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, JARED A Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $67,572.59 Date 05/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $67,571.53 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-LLOYD, TOI Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,571.46 Date 09/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ARTHUR J Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $67,571.35 Date 09/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANDREA, AMY E Employer name Berne-Knox-Westerlo CSD Amount $67,571.23 Date 04/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIESA, ALICIA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $67,571.09 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name READ, WALTER C, IV Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $67,570.98 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CINDY Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,570.95 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URF, CHRISTIAN J Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $67,570.81 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CARLOS A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $67,570.38 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, KELLY LYNN Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,570.08 Date 12/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, ROBERT L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $67,569.86 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGENER, KURT R Employer name Saratoga County Amount $67,569.32 Date 02/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELSH, MONICA C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,568.80 Date 08/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JENNIFER M Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,568.70 Date 07/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, THOMAS J Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $67,568.61 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHM, FRANK Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,568.37 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILBEAULT, JASON P Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $67,567.58 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMITALE, JOSHUA M Employer name City of Troy Amount $67,567.18 Date 07/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAIRD, ROBERT G, III Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,566.93 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTON, JAMES M Employer name Massapequa Fire District Amount $67,566.86 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIS, JAMES F, JR Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $67,566.81 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLPE, KATHERINE M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $67,566.69 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, RICHARD Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $67,566.60 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONFORONE, PATRICIA M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,566.44 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, MICHAEL B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,566.15 Date 08/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATLINGTON, EUNICEO M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $67,565.86 Date 05/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLSHLAGER, MATTHEW C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $67,565.86 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLIFORD, MARC G Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $67,565.85 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System