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 KEPERT, SHAUN A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,064.65 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SARA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $67,064.11 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREZ, JOSEPH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $67,064.09 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFUR, KAYLA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $67,064.02 Date 03/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSABENE, PAUL L Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $67,063.97 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANSKI, JEROME P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $67,063.76 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-MOLINA, JOANNA S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $67,063.71 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUPSKI, ROBERT M Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $67,063.66 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEITSCH, JENNIFER L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $67,063.64 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, JEAN Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $67,063.52 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, MICHAEL J Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $67,063.06 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDALLA, TAMMY L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $67,063.01 Date 05/24/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPLE, MICHAEL B Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $67,062.96 Date 02/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, ALVIS D Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $67,062.93 Date 08/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTS, WILLIAM J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,062.64 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETEY, PAUL J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $67,062.52 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HOPE V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $67,062.28 Date 08/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDALOWSKI, KATIE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $67,062.20 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULKINGHAM, MARGARET A Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $67,062.16 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGANSKY, BERNADETTE Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $67,062.00 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIGNE, JANE F Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $67,061.82 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIF, DANIIL M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $67,061.80 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JOLI M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $67,061.24 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SPIVAK, RIVKA R Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $67,060.29 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKEY, STEPHEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $67,060.28 Date 03/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, GARY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $67,060.22 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $67,059.86 Date 07/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLEECKER, EDWARD D Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $67,059.75 Date 09/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALEY, MARY E Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,058.74 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, BENJAMIN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $67,058.48 Date 11/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANA, GIANCARLO Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $67,058.40 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAVIA, JOSE R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $67,058.38 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCHIAROLO, RALPH J, II Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,058.15 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, JULIET A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $67,058.07 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLITZ, PAUL B Employer name Tioga County Amount $67,058.03 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPEE, BRIAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $67,057.93 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEART, HOWARD D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $67,057.78 Date 11/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Malta Amount $67,057.71 Date 03/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREETER, CHARLES E, JR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $67,057.61 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPELL, TIMOTHY C Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,057.19 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PAOLA, TERILYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,056.96 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNE, DIANE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,056.91 Date 05/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, MATTHEW R Employer name Ulster County Amount $67,056.40 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIT, JAMES R Employer name City of Geneva Amount $67,055.75 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, GREGORY T Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $67,055.66 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILICH, DAVE W Employer name Monroe County Amount $67,055.50 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKHILL, KIRK Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $67,055.14 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $67,054.77 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENENDEZ, JESUS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $67,054.57 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUTLER, JOLENE G Employer name Education Department Amount $67,054.52 Date 08/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERA, ROSARIO Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $67,054.12 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAKALIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $67,054.08 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTRANDER, RYAN S Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $67,053.93 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, JEFFREY B Employer name Town of Rochester Amount $67,053.73 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARLOW, BRIAN J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,053.49 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASAMENTO, ANDREW Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,053.14 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, WENDY J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $67,052.58 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONELLATO, MARIO P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $67,052.49 Date 02/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKELMAN, LYNNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $67,052.24 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTCHINO, DOMINICA E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $67,052.01 Date 11/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, IESHA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,051.84 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, JACK W Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $67,051.70 Date 06/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, MELISSA J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $67,050.88 Date 10/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNONE, RUTH D Employer name Glen Cove City School Dist Amount $67,050.74 Date 10/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $67,050.71 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORSETTE, LORIE C Employer name Village of Fayetteville Amount $67,050.00 Date 07/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, ALLISON M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $67,049.80 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOJARSKI, GARY J Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $67,049.74 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, THOMAS E, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $67,049.38 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARMAN, MOIRA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $67,049.30 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JASON D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $67,049.29 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EXTANCE, CYNTHIA C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $67,049.07 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANNIOS, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $67,048.70 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, AARON Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $67,048.11 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISSMANY, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $67,047.00 Date 12/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, KARI L Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $67,047.00 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, RACHAEL E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $67,046.96 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, RYAN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $67,046.88 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, SANDRA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $67,046.81 Date 05/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,046.76 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE L Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $67,046.65 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, TIMOTHY M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $67,046.54 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTACE, RYAN C Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $67,046.49 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMES, JOEL E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $67,046.44 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, EDWARD D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $67,046.21 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, KEVIN C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $67,045.95 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, DENISE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $67,045.68 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNING, MELISSA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $67,045.65 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, SCOTT J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $67,045.58 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBEE, MAURICE J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $67,045.10 Date 09/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOCK, JULIE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $67,044.78 Date 06/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, LAWRENCE T Employer name Erie County Amount $67,044.66 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAFFERY, ROBERT ALLEN Employer name Town of Southold Amount $67,044.24 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIA, PATRICK Employer name Erie County Amount $67,044.16 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIOLO, JOANNE Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $67,043.76 Date 05/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TRACIE LYNN Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $67,043.65 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAN, CHASTITY C Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $67,043.53 Date 01/13/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAIN, RAYSHAUN A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $67,043.38 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, WILLIAM P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $67,043.20 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAPOLITO, DANIEL P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $67,043.15 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System