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 KLEINE, JUDITH Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,700.57 Date 02/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SUSAN M Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $66,700.52 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARGARET A Employer name Niagara Falls Housing Authorit Amount $66,700.23 Date 02/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINH, TUAN V Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,700.19 Date 08/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEPLIN, MICHELE I Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,700.09 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DOUGLAS R Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,700.08 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALE-ROGERS, JIWANDA V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,699.76 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, DAWN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,699.76 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTO, CHARLES D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,699.76 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGAMASCO, KATHERINE C Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,699.67 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, ANTONIA Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $66,699.53 Date 11/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ELSIE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,699.15 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOSEPH Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,699.08 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,698.93 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, TENNESSEE S Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,698.69 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUQUIN, ALLAN J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,698.53 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROVNAK, VINCENT M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,698.44 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,698.39 Date 04/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, CATHERINE L Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,698.12 Date 01/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYNER, DARRYL C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,697.85 Date 03/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERSON, JAMIE B Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $66,697.50 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, JOHN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,697.26 Date 03/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLINIAK, SCOTT M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $66,696.40 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREVOORT, JASON R Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $66,696.21 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, SABINA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,696.19 Date 07/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBIKA, NICOLE M Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,696.11 Date 12/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEEN-CHRISTENSEN, JODI D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,696.03 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, HEATHER N Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,695.71 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, EUGENE C, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,695.64 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISSING, MARY C Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $66,694.79 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURFIELD, JOHN J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,694.58 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORP, STEPHANIE L Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $66,694.54 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, CHRISTINA M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,694.47 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JOHN M Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $66,694.34 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, GEOFFREY S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,693.88 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEBEL, RICHARD R Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $66,692.83 Date 05/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUDZINSKAYA, NINA Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $66,692.40 Date 04/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPTHIMIATOS, WILLIAM Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $66,692.13 Date 07/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHARLENE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,692.07 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DENNIS A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $66,691.76 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LAURIE J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,691.69 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKHILL, BARRY T Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $66,691.69 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZOSNYKA, THADDEUS B Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $66,690.88 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPIFANE, DEBORAH A Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $66,690.65 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRLING, MARK W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,690.64 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINLICKY, KATHLEEN L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,690.54 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LAUREN N Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,690.34 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ABIGAIL B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,690.34 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, SHAWN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,689.86 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DADE, STEPHEN H Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,689.63 Date 06/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, NICHOLAS C Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $66,689.52 Date 02/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMANNO, SYLVIA E Employer name Delaware County Amount $66,689.37 Date 08/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAILS, BARBARA E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $66,689.15 Date 08/03/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JOHN J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,689.08 Date 10/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ANTHONY G Employer name Town of Howard Amount $66,689.00 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERREA, JODY L Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,688.83 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASSER, WILLIAM R Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $66,688.56 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASNER, GLEN M, II Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $66,688.44 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, BARBARA A Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $66,688.32 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, THERESA M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,688.22 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, LINDA C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $66,688.06 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, WAYNE K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,687.98 Date 06/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLINO-PERRY, KELLY Employer name Erie County Amount $66,687.65 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, SCOTT M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $66,687.50 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAUKAT, SYED K Employer name NY City St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,687.39 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHILLO, REBECCA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,687.24 Date 11/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, AMOS Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,687.23 Date 11/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, VICKIE L Employer name Spackenkill UFSD Amount $66,686.43 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN I V, NELSON H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,686.39 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, LOUISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,686.21 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHWATEK, CATHERINE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,686.09 Date 02/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZABRISKIE, CHRISTIAN G Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $66,685.98 Date 07/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, ELIZABETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,685.92 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENZUELA, CLAUDIO A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,685.81 Date 06/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOVELL, BRADLEY F Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $66,685.34 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHERYL Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,685.33 Date 07/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, EMILY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,685.27 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSNAK, BRIAN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,685.27 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IHRIG, GLENN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,685.27 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAM-LU, YEN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,684.81 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHIS, DAVID C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,684.08 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, RICHARD J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,684.03 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAXTON, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,683.72 Date 07/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCHYR, JOAN A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $66,683.43 Date 03/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, TRACY J Employer name Livingston County Amount $66,683.06 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGOGNA, DONNA Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $66,683.01 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MORVETTE V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $66,682.74 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METCALF, PATRICIA H Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,682.32 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREW, SANDY W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,682.03 Date 06/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOS, LINNUS Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,681.76 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSON, DANIEL W Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $66,681.70 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULER, INESSA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,681.37 Date 07/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLO, JOHN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,681.01 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CLOID V Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,680.87 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRILL, GARY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,680.47 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,680.04 Date 07/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, EDDIE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,679.94 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL BARTLEY, JULET P Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,679.54 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, SHEVAR O Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,679.40 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, ERIN Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $66,678.46 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System