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 GAFF, SAMUEL E, JR Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,610.05 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCHALSKI, JOHN A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,609.83 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULEO, ELEONORA F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,609.00 Date 08/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUBA, VINCENT J Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $66,608.95 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHECK, BERNARD W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,608.93 Date 07/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, MATTHEW C Employer name Warren County Amount $66,608.81 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEAR, JULIETTE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,608.77 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MELANIE JO Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,608.00 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, INGRID T Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $66,607.50 Date 08/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTPHAL, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Holbrook Fire District Amount $66,607.25 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SHAUN Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,607.17 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMUNDO, JOAN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $66,607.02 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAIN, FREDERICK R Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $66,606.85 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, DANIEL W Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $66,606.84 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, HOWAIN D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,606.52 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, FRANCIS J Employer name Saugerties Public Library Dist Amount $66,606.52 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMASELLO, PETER S Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $66,606.36 Date 11/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFTON, KYESHA R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,606.11 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOTH, BARBARA JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,605.88 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, THOMAS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $66,605.18 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKEL, KAREN L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,605.06 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MARYANN Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $66,604.76 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZANO, MATTHEW M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $66,604.62 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,604.43 Date 11/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CARY Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,604.22 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETS, DIANE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $66,604.19 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, WILLIE LEE Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $66,604.16 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, LINDSEY Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $66,604.06 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAVANISKI, KATHLEEN A Employer name Hoosic Valley CSD Amount $66,604.01 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYCROFT, MICHAEL P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,603.60 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUNBIADE, SEGUN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,603.25 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARBOUR, JOHANNA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,603.20 Date 04/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMM, ALLISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,603.07 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESPO, MICHELLE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,602.75 Date 02/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, MARK R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $66,602.48 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREFOOT, BARRY Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,602.24 Date 01/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARCI, WILLIAM L Employer name Suffolk Otb Corp. Amount $66,602.24 Date 12/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,602.22 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TARAPACKI, MARIA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $66,602.07 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALARNEAU, PETER J Employer name Fulton County Amount $66,601.94 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARS, ANDREA K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,601.91 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $66,600.99 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURFEE, SARAH G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,600.97 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $66,600.78 Date 05/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC ATEER, BRENDA R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $66,600.65 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,600.64 Date 05/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFMAN, DANA N Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,600.27 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOTT, DONALD R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,600.25 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMAR, J S DILEEP Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $66,600.21 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JANE A Employer name Ellenville CSD Amount $66,599.85 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTTY, BRADLEY B, JR Employer name Department of Law Amount $66,599.84 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, OMAR J Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,599.81 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAVENS, DONALD E, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,599.43 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSAH, ABUBAKARI Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $66,599.34 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, IAN Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $66,598.80 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWIATKOWSKI, JOSEPH F Employer name Fredonia CSD Amount $66,598.80 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHALAUREN A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,598.67 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $66,598.02 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, QI-WEN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,597.85 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, FRANKLIN R Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $66,597.80 Date 05/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGATSTEIN, KIM M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $66,597.50 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUS, RICHARD R Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $66,597.45 Date 02/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVENZI, JEREMY M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,597.38 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLENDENIN, BRIAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $66,597.18 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIBONE, DAVID H Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,596.09 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, PATRICK M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,595.94 Date 12/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGRESTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $66,595.80 Date 01/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, MICHAEL A Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,595.66 Date 06/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVERAS, ALEX Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $66,595.65 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, DEIRDRE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,595.47 Date 11/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NUCCI, APRIL Employer name Department of Law Amount $66,595.40 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, STEVEN W Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,595.37 Date 05/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JASON M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,595.25 Date 10/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATENA, JEFFREY S Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $66,594.57 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRADITI, DENNIS J, JR Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $66,594.40 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABB, JONATHAN I Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $66,594.11 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, JOAN M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $66,594.06 Date 03/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSINTOSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,593.98 Date 01/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, LYNETTE M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,593.90 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRACCINI, NINA Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $66,593.84 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, LORI S Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,593.82 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, JOSE Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $66,593.50 Date 06/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RENZO, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Rye Amount $66,593.43 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, AMBER M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $66,592.90 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLON, YVES-MARIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,592.84 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDALL, RICHARD F Employer name Rome City School Dist Amount $66,592.14 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, MARTHA M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $66,591.92 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBSON, MICHAEL M Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $66,591.38 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATO, CATHERINE C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,590.75 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNAMAN, JAMES G Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $66,590.72 Date 04/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, STEPHEN C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $66,590.71 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FARRELL, PATRICK L Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $66,590.22 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KEITH M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $66,589.90 Date 05/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, PAMELA R Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $66,589.90 Date 11/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, ANELIE N Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,589.76 Date 06/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUILIN, JULIO L, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,589.61 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHRANCE, MICHAEL Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,588.64 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIA, CARRIE Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $66,588.58 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARBER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Herkimer County Amount $66,588.42 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGUERAS, MONICA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $66,588.10 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System