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 JARVIS, FRANCIS W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $66,525.05 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISEE, RAY B Employer name Greene County Amount $66,524.83 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDD, LINDA M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $66,524.42 Date 09/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NEIL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,524.28 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, EILEEN Employer name Suffolk Coop Library System Amount $66,524.26 Date 06/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ALANA M Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $66,524.21 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMON, MARY JO Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $66,523.93 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JILL L Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $66,523.92 Date 02/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, EVELIO Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,523.40 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHRMAN, JACQUELINE E Employer name Steuben County Amount $66,523.36 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, NICHOLAS D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $66,523.12 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, SANDRA J Employer name Delaware Co Soil Water Con Dis Amount $66,522.95 Date 03/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JAMES L Employer name Village of Clyde Amount $66,522.83 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEN, MELISSA A Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,522.61 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Lakewood Amount $66,522.28 Date 01/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRA, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $66,522.01 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELSENICH, RICHARD D Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $66,521.92 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONA, GABRIEL J Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $66,521.62 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, EMERENCIANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,521.61 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSEK, JAMES E Employer name Oswego County Amount $66,521.39 Date 10/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, CRISTINO Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $66,521.15 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAULCH, LINDA L Employer name Otsego County Amount $66,521.15 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TAD E Employer name Village of Bath Amount $66,521.07 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHELLER, MICHAEL W Employer name Village of Philmont Amount $66,520.90 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADAU, ANTHONY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,520.41 Date 09/25/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, DOUGLAS W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,520.34 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSKI, MARIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,520.31 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JEFFREY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,520.07 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, THOMAS E, JR Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $66,519.91 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, REBECCA J Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $66,519.85 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, SAMANTHA L Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $66,519.77 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLE, ALEXA S Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,519.42 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUARD, CAROL A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,519.06 Date 06/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ERIKA L Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $66,519.00 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLO, THOMAS A, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,518.87 Date 07/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $66,518.59 Date 11/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIETO, MARGARET Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,518.46 Date 08/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KARL C Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $66,518.15 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, AVRIL E Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,518.00 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVAN, NATHAN Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $66,517.72 Date 02/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, ANTHONY E Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,517.47 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ADRIA Y Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,517.16 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, PAUL C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,517.00 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELSNACK, STEPHEN H, JR Employer name City of Cortland Amount $66,516.70 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOWEN, MICHELE A Employer name Essex County Amount $66,516.59 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEEZER, KEITH E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,516.58 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON-MCBEE, BARBARA A Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $66,516.43 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Dansville Amount $66,515.99 Date 03/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, DONALD P Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $66,515.84 Date 07/18/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, JASON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $66,515.70 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTWELL, JACQUELINE R Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $66,515.01 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNICK, BETH Employer name Tompkins County Amount $66,514.80 Date 04/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER, JAMES E Employer name Oneida County Amount $66,514.52 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRADIEU, NADIA Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $66,514.44 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, VINICIO Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $66,514.30 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERB, DAVID J Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $66,514.19 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZESI, ANTHONY G Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $66,514.17 Date 10/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, CELIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,514.15 Date 02/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTHA, B JILL Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,514.15 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRADLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,514.15 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ROBERT H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,513.83 Date 08/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAMONE, STACEY Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,513.76 Date 11/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWEEDY, MOLLY M Employer name Orange County Amount $66,513.53 Date 05/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONBERGER, SHANE M Employer name City of Corning Amount $66,513.51 Date 12/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DECKER, WALTER H Employer name Larchmont Mamaroneck Garb Comm Amount $66,513.06 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, SVETLANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,512.92 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARDALES, INGA Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,512.70 Date 01/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGUIN, DAVID N Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,512.38 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUSINS, STEVEN E Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,512.21 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNZE, KAREN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $66,511.84 Date 05/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLES, TARA L Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $66,511.76 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYACK, NICHOLAS P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,511.17 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSERVAK, RONALD A, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,511.12 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, ASHLEY A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $66,510.99 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRELTSOVA, LARISA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,510.94 Date 06/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARITON, DUSIT Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.94 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, GLORIA I Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.94 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, PATRICIA J Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 08/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY, DEBBIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIELSON, ANNE Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 08/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, PATRICE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 09/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILARAN, CARMELITA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ PUELLES, IRIS Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 05/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINGER, LAURIE J Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKOL, HELEN R Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.92 Date 08/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARASA, JANET L Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.91 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RACHEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.90 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURISKO, DAWNE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.90 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KAREN J Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.90 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINZENBERG, LORRAINE Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.89 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZANO, JUDY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.89 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPOLO, MAUREEN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.88 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, SUMIRA Y Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,510.88 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARE, JASON R Employer name Montgomery County Amount $66,510.86 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYA, PHILLIP S Employer name Court of Claims Amount $66,510.75 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, JAMES A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $66,510.23 Date 08/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ROBERT C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $66,509.34 Date 07/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYKES, JUSTIN W Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,509.29 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, JEFFREY M Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $66,509.27 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEA, JOSE A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $66,509.27 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System