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 COURTER, JOHN H P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,587.82 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGVARSKY, DENISE C Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $66,587.72 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILMAN, LYNNE Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $66,587.25 Date 09/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, JAMES Employer name Erie County Amount $66,586.85 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, EDWARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,586.82 Date 07/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSELL, MAUREEN T Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $66,586.73 Date 02/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACILLA, RICHARD J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $66,586.68 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN P, JR Employer name Greene County Amount $66,586.25 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, DOUGLAS B Employer name Oswego County Amount $66,586.00 Date 03/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCIOLA, JUDITH C Employer name Wheatland-Chili CSD Amount $66,585.80 Date 08/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $66,585.79 Date 11/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLES, PAMELA J Employer name Department of State Amount $66,585.49 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, LAURA G Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,584.94 Date 05/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDYA, ROHITKUMAR K Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $66,584.80 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGH, LUCY H Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $66,584.33 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,584.14 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, KENYA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,584.11 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREITER, MARTIN G Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $66,583.97 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DONNIE L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $66,583.80 Date 10/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FARR, STEPHEN Z Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,583.76 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITHS, MABLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,583.74 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVERHILL, JEFFREY A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $66,583.65 Date 03/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOUR, JOHN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $66,583.64 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAR, JASMEET Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,583.63 Date 06/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, ERIN E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $66,582.47 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSUTTI, FRANCIS M Employer name Dept Corrections Trainee Pr Amount $66,582.46 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIENDS, MARC D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $66,582.45 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYCIEN, ANDREW R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $66,582.45 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON-FIORILLO, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,581.50 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOMINO, OVENNY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,581.12 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURGAULT, KYLE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,580.89 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESKO, NELIDA M Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $66,580.88 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, TIMOTHY D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,580.68 Date 06/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VACCARO, DENISE Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $66,580.59 Date 07/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POCCIA, JANNEYN M Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $66,579.93 Date 02/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DANIEL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $66,579.91 Date 05/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADWAY, JUSTIN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,579.86 Date 06/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCHUK, PATRICK M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $66,579.77 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, PAUL E, II Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,579.29 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, MARY LOU Employer name Town of Kingsbury Amount $66,579.16 Date 01/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, CRAIG A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,578.70 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, MARTIN J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,576.87 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, TODD M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $66,576.84 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYPPOLITE, JEAN R Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $66,576.63 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JACQUELINE D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $66,576.37 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNCHEON, DONNA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,576.32 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KENNETH A Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,576.24 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMOROGBE-OSAGIE, OGIEMUDIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,576.16 Date 10/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,575.94 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, LINDSAY N Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,575.94 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JORDY, RYAN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $66,575.86 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LATOYA Y Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,575.81 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, SCOTT M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,575.07 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU BOIS, JOHANNA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,574.91 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, ALEXANDER P Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,574.37 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $66,574.19 Date 08/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRATO, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $66,573.67 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIME, LUCAS W Employer name Fulton County Amount $66,573.58 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOANNE W Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $66,573.55 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSIAH, ESTHER A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,573.55 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KAREN Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $66,573.55 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, MICHAEL J Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $66,573.53 Date 07/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREIBERG, ROBERT C Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,573.30 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, SHERRY A Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $66,573.25 Date 10/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARFAGNO, KATHERINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $66,572.99 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVENZANO, DAWN F Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,572.85 Date 02/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRECOPIO, GREGORY P Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $66,572.11 Date 04/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, DIANE G Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $66,571.92 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUTZMAN, ANNE T Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $66,571.78 Date 03/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASUCCI, JOSEPH A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,571.63 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, CHRISTINE L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $66,571.49 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, KEVIN I Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $66,571.34 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, SHANE T Employer name Sullivan County Amount $66,571.31 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROLANDO Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,570.97 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DOUGLAS A Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $66,570.37 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEARBIN, GUARD J Employer name City of Oswego Amount $66,570.35 Date 10/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, ADA I Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $66,570.16 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALASUNAS, THOMAS A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $66,569.80 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ALBERTO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,569.77 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POREBSKI, JADA A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,569.54 Date 09/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMISON, YOULANDA E Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $66,569.33 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, DANIEL E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,569.27 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHE, CHARLES V Employer name City of Albany Amount $66,569.15 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, BRITTANY N Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $66,568.91 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALDMAN, BRIAN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,568.74 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, CARRIE B Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $66,568.69 Date 04/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGLEY, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $66,568.03 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, JENNIFER M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $66,567.84 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CISCO, WAYNE K, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $66,567.28 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, NOELLE T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $66,567.20 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIORGIO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,567.10 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, LISA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,567.09 Date 11/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, KEITH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,567.08 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, ROGER A Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $66,566.91 Date 04/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEBAK, DONALD E Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,566.40 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGDAN, RICHARD H Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,566.25 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, BRYAN T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,566.19 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESS, BRENDA J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $66,565.39 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATOS, CECILIA M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,565.20 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, EDWARD K Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $66,565.02 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System