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 EINMAN, JOHN A Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $66,882.72 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STISSER, GARY W Employer name Erie County Amount $66,882.59 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WILLARD G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,882.55 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNY, LUCAS H Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $66,882.31 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, JASON C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,882.30 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, NANCY G Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,882.29 Date 07/29/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, MATTHEW A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $66,882.01 Date 02/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONIN, RONALD J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $66,881.97 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTKOWIAK, VINCENT H Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,881.63 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONAHAN, JEREMIAH E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,881.29 Date 12/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MICHAEL, SHAWN C Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $66,880.94 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RONALD R, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,880.79 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, CLINTON B Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $66,880.54 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,879.68 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, JUANITA Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $66,879.41 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RYAN S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,879.10 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, SABRINA Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $66,878.43 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSEE, LYNN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,878.41 Date 01/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CROSSEN, CAROL A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,877.95 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLEY, DONNA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,877.94 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, DEBORAH L Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $66,877.73 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCHELEAU, TODD E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,877.71 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERGUN, MEHMET S Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,877.54 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUME, ROY J, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $66,877.27 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, RYAN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,876.35 Date 03/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, MIDA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,876.12 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $66,876.05 Date 09/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ARDYCE M Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $66,875.80 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACHAN, PAULINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $66,875.65 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, ERINN A Employer name Village of Sea Cliff Amount $66,875.63 Date 07/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARABEDIAN, VAHE Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,875.58 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAYK, MATTHEW J Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,875.52 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSI, JOHN M Employer name Victor CSD Amount $66,875.50 Date 03/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANTARCI, MEHMET S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,875.12 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, DAVID M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,874.89 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, ROSEANNE Employer name Department of Law Amount $66,874.72 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, MAURA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $66,874.04 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWICK, WILLIAM W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,873.44 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, CHRISTINE C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $66,873.36 Date 09/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, MALIA L Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $66,872.97 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, MATTHEW J Employer name Albany County Amount $66,872.96 Date 11/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOCH, BARBARA A Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $66,872.76 Date 10/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ULLERY, JAMES F Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $66,872.43 Date 02/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARIN, AARON P Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,872.38 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, JOHN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,872.20 Date 04/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTEN, TY R Employer name Town of Massena Amount $66,871.77 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DAISY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,870.93 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENERY, ADAM G Employer name Village of Scotia Amount $66,870.84 Date 03/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CABARGA, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,870.75 Date 10/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLESE, WILLIAM M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,870.32 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITULLI, MICHAEL Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,869.71 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIE, JEREMY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,869.70 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, KAREN A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,869.54 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GRAZIA, GRACE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,869.40 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMANN, ERIC J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,869.40 Date 11/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JEANNE M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,869.40 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $66,869.39 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRABEL, LEISA A Employer name Town of Sweden Amount $66,869.34 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SALLY A Employer name Erie County Amount $66,869.30 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNES, NOVENA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,869.20 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, JESSE D Employer name City of Albany Amount $66,868.87 Date 08/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, LOGAN N Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $66,868.77 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLER, TODD A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $66,868.03 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, SANJAYA Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,868.00 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, SHANE P Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,867.75 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPANEK, LYNN J Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $66,867.16 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTHOFF, STEVEN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $66,866.99 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDEN, ZOE Employer name Town of Massena Amount $66,866.89 Date 08/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATE, CAROLYN A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,866.89 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIN, ALPA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,866.78 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKOPOULOS, ANDREW Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $66,866.77 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIERRA, GLORIA E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,866.67 Date 11/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLIS, ANTHONY Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $66,866.60 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, VINCENT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,866.56 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHOLLAND, JOSEPH J, SR Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $66,866.40 Date 09/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, MICHELLE S Employer name Horseheads CSD Amount $66,865.95 Date 09/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CALLUM, SHANNON L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,865.66 Date 03/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKER, TIMOTHY M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,865.62 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOY, KASANJA Employer name Orange County Amount $66,865.53 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRITELLO, CAMILLE Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $66,865.50 Date 08/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, FRANK V Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $66,865.44 Date 06/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMMARATA, FRANK A, III Employer name Erie County Amount $66,865.43 Date 01/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, MIRTHA S Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $66,865.21 Date 04/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEFANO, DEVIN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,864.91 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDMOND, SEAN S Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $66,864.88 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRANDON L Employer name Orange County Amount $66,864.77 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVENDORF, REBECCA K Employer name Cayuga County Amount $66,864.76 Date 05/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, PATRICK A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $66,864.26 Date 03/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHULTZ, MICHELE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,864.24 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, CHELSEA L Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,864.16 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZRAMA, AARON M Employer name Erie County Amount $66,864.11 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATO, MARIKO Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,863.92 Date 10/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, ARLENE R Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $66,863.80 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, WINSOME E Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $66,863.43 Date 07/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, LUCIA J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,863.05 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURWITZ, HELEN R Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,862.92 Date 06/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSLER, RICHARD J Employer name Erie County Amount $66,862.88 Date 02/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, RUBY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,862.85 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, BEVERLY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $66,862.74 Date 08/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, THOMAS C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,862.69 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System