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 MC LEISH, NERON R Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $66,341.18 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBO, JOSEPH F Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $66,341.16 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLACHLAN, ELAINE M Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $66,341.00 Date 11/28/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMAN, NECHMYA Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $66,340.97 Date 01/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MURRAY, NATHAN Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $66,340.64 Date 01/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, BRIAN W Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $66,340.33 Date 03/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIRESTONE, JANE A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,340.18 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, MICHAEL D Employer name Wyoming County Amount $66,340.14 Date 04/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROZELL, JOHN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $66,340.05 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROBST, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $66,340.00 Date 10/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, MARYELLEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,339.68 Date 08/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKEL, AMY L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,339.64 Date 10/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, RICKY M Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $66,339.62 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG, WALLACE W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,339.54 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOJA, MACIEJ Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,339.54 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBNER, STELLA V Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $66,339.41 Date 09/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENRIGHT, JOHN M Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,339.24 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK, WILLIAM R Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $66,338.99 Date 05/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURIANO, JEROME E Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $66,338.30 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, JILL Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,338.26 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENTZ, DAVID P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $66,338.17 Date 01/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ERIK J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $66,337.98 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAROCAS, ELAYNE B Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $66,337.90 Date 11/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $66,337.33 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MICHAEL R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,337.25 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASELLI, PETER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,337.00 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOSTRAND, RENEE L Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $66,336.88 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORA, STEVEN C Employer name City of Rye Amount $66,336.80 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIF, RYAN C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,336.73 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLIGAN, ERIN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,336.62 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSINAULT, ANN M Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $66,336.30 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THOMAS M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $66,336.13 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMINUQUIE, DENISE M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $66,336.05 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, PATRICIA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,335.96 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEY, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,335.47 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY-WORTHEN, JOYCE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,335.30 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITZ, JOSEPH L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,334.90 Date 01/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDMAN, BARBARA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,334.59 Date 12/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Cornell University Amount $66,334.04 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRACKEN, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $66,333.86 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON EGYPT, RUDIGER H Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,333.74 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUBEK, MICHAEL P Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $66,333.66 Date 05/19/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KEVIN J Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $66,333.64 Date 04/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TERRANCE M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,333.54 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, DEBORAH L Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $66,332.88 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMLER, ROBERT J Employer name Fulton County Amount $66,332.79 Date 04/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UN, YUSIMIL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,332.70 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, LORINDA D Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $66,332.59 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JENNIFER R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,332.46 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BARBARA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,332.21 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, ROBERT C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,331.71 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILPOT, EARL A Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $66,331.52 Date 01/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLIO, EMANUEL A Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $66,331.08 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CURTIS Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,330.91 Date 11/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEMAN, KENNETH R Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $66,330.89 Date 08/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, CHICHING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,330.69 Date 11/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOGAN, MAUREEN P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $66,330.27 Date 04/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASHINA, KAITLIN S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,330.27 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHRS, DAVID C Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $66,330.27 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MARGARET M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $66,329.84 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, SARA E Employer name Village of Dobbs Ferry Amount $66,329.75 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUG, BRIAN A, JR Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $66,329.10 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIODY, JOHN P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,329.01 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGETT, CHERYL L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,328.78 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, GARY P Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,328.63 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUYS, KELLY L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $66,328.43 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, JAMES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $66,327.81 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLDERMAN, WENDY M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,327.74 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUN, YAN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $66,327.70 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $66,327.59 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIBOL, LISA T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,327.39 Date 06/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, GERSHWIN O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $66,327.19 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLNEY, AUSTIN M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,327.09 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KARA C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $66,325.71 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOSA, JOHN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,325.70 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALT, KRISTA B Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $66,325.65 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, ANDREW C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $66,325.61 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, BETH Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,325.31 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROUS, ROBERT M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,325.27 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, REGINA F Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $66,324.82 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVE, MARISA V Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,324.75 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMES, JAKINA L Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $66,324.29 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONNER, JAMES Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $66,324.01 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDO, SCOTT T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $66,323.87 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, BRANDON M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $66,323.72 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RYAN C Employer name Livonia CSD Amount $66,323.65 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCK, JOHN J Employer name Town of Schuyler Falls Amount $66,323.40 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,323.26 Date 12/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICHOROWIEC, BRIAN P Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $66,322.87 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOS, JAMES F Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,322.50 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JEREMY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,322.29 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIER, DAVID L Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $66,322.14 Date 10/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUST, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $66,322.13 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLYN, WAYNE D Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $66,322.03 Date 04/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPP, BRADLEY D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $66,321.95 Date 07/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, BRANDY L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,321.58 Date 11/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL RIO, MICHAEL A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $66,321.15 Date 03/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, JOHN M Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $66,321.04 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENNERO, MICHAEL A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $66,321.02 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIUCHIOLO, FRANK Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,320.97 Date 01/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System