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 JEAN, MITCH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,261.76 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHNER, CYNTHIA J Employer name Yates County Amount $67,261.66 Date 10/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GEORGE J Employer name City of Troy Amount $67,261.62 Date 05/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTICE, RONALD D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $67,261.21 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,261.02 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRERAS, JONATHAN A Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $67,260.93 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ERRICO, FRANK Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,260.59 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERATI, RAYMOND Employer name Rockland County Amount $67,260.38 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, RONALD J, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,260.36 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, MEGAN P Employer name Seneca County Amount $67,260.16 Date 03/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PE QUEEN, JASON R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $67,259.68 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAHNEN, DEBORAH ANN Employer name Erie County Amount $67,259.54 Date 02/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, MICHAEL G Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $67,259.39 Date 04/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, STEVEN D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $67,259.34 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, BRIAN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,258.77 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, JANELLE N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,258.62 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDFORT, THEODORUS G Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $67,258.46 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, LINDA M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $67,258.29 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALTENCO, ALEJANDRO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,257.94 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERROD, MONISHA A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,257.76 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CLIFTON R Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $67,257.67 Date 02/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, NICHLAUS B Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $67,257.25 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRES, ALLENE M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $67,257.25 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, BRIGITTE M Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $67,257.25 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNKES, JENNIFER L Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $67,257.25 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENFIELD-TUTTLE, JOSHUA C Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $67,257.24 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SULLO, SARAH J Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $67,257.05 Date 02/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGE, ELIZABETH Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,256.91 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCK, TIMOTHY N Employer name Village of West Carthage Amount $67,256.77 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRMAN, RICHARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,256.64 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANKS, LYNN E Employer name Crandall Library Amount $67,256.16 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, AMY M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,256.11 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNIEWSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,256.11 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING-WHITE, KAREN R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $67,255.76 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY-ROCKCLIFFE, RHONDA C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $67,255.74 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL CARROLL, GLORIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $67,255.50 Date 11/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDAL, MANUEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,255.44 Date 05/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARCHUK, SALLY G Employer name Madison County Amount $67,254.79 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,254.69 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ORNELLAS, ROSEMARY Employer name West Hempstead Water District Amount $67,254.66 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHERI Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,253.92 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST HILAIRE, CHAD M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $67,253.82 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,253.09 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KULLMAN, DARLENE K Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $67,253.06 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, TRACY C Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,252.69 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, VERNON G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $67,252.56 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, JOHN R Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $67,252.51 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHL, RAYMOND A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $67,252.22 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, SCOTT E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,252.22 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITCH, CHARLES M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,252.16 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, LAKIA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,251.87 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN-CHAMBERS, MELISSA L Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $67,251.85 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVIELLO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Beekman Amount $67,251.56 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, DUANE E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $67,251.51 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, WALTER H Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,251.49 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTKO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $67,251.40 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEECH, MAYELL I Employer name Broome County Amount $67,251.40 Date 10/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JANETTE J Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $67,250.90 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOERNING, GARY A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $67,250.35 Date 06/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MICHAEL K Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $67,250.34 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINNER, DOUGLAS N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $67,250.21 Date 10/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSCH, CAROL M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,250.06 Date 10/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, FERDINANDO Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $67,250.01 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, KERRY A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,249.76 Date 01/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTTON, TODD J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $67,249.67 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, EILEEN S Employer name Education Department Amount $67,249.59 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALDIN, KIMBERLY D Employer name Education Department Amount $67,249.59 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, VICTORIA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,249.47 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLWARD, JESSIE-ANN P Employer name Orange County Amount $67,249.40 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, DAVID T Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $67,249.34 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLADELE, LATIFAT O Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $67,249.06 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KIM L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $67,249.06 Date 05/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, CATHERINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 09/27/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA VALLE, KERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIOIA, SARAH J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINGS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLANSKI, KIMBERLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,249.00 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARISSA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $67,248.32 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALLONE, PATTIANN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $67,247.96 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAS, DINO P Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,247.88 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAURA A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $67,247.55 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFORD, SHANNON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,247.13 Date 06/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAMELA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $67,247.04 Date 02/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, NICO Employer name Dutchess County Amount $67,246.32 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUIZ, ALFREDO M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,246.24 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSWALD, DANIEL G Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,246.09 Date 07/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, EMERY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,245.73 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STADLER, GARY P Employer name Ronkonkoma Fire District Amount $67,245.71 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLECK, MARY L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $67,245.13 Date 09/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, AMES R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $67,245.08 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $67,244.98 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANS, SUSANNE E Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $67,244.92 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZYRYCA, JENNIFER L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,244.23 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUKIERSKI, JOSEPH Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $67,244.13 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIO Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $67,243.80 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, TIFFANY R Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $67,243.77 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATO, RICHARD A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $67,243.74 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEGAN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $67,243.41 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System