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 MYERS, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $66,058.60 Date 11/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, NELIDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,058.46 Date 07/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFFLE, STEPHEN A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,058.37 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATOVIC, NEDIM Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,058.37 Date 08/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, CAROL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,058.29 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, ROBERTA L Employer name Orange County Amount $66,058.24 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WU, XIAO YUAN Employer name Mount Vernon Public Library Amount $66,058.22 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTINO, ANTHONY M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $66,058.20 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLS, DONNA L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,058.16 Date 10/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT C Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $66,057.96 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, LYNNDA L Employer name Madison County Amount $66,057.50 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINTON, JUSTIN B Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,057.45 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAHTEES, JEFFERY S Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $66,057.12 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNIX, WILLIAM T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $66,057.05 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, ROBERT C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $66,056.93 Date 04/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRANDON D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,056.43 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, LEONIE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,056.41 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, SEAN T Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $66,056.04 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOR, CLEMENT M Employer name Greene County Amount $66,055.75 Date 01/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, ELIZABETH J Employer name Warren County Amount $66,055.72 Date 09/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVINS, LANCE A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $66,055.70 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELL, MARTHA B Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,055.59 Date 03/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, WALTER A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $66,055.50 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, JANICE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $66,055.20 Date 07/15/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEMP, TERESA F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,055.16 Date 11/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATZ, KRISTINE A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $66,055.12 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKINSON, DAYTON V Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $66,054.81 Date 02/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTER, LISA-JEAN A Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $66,054.47 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAZARIO, NATALIA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,053.87 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSLEY, HEATHER D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,053.62 Date 05/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUNOSKE, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,053.50 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODIRI, LIDA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,053.10 Date 02/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, LORI J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $66,052.02 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, LAURA Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $66,051.91 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, CLAUDIA C Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $66,051.69 Date 08/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVENHISE, SHTEILA M Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $66,051.57 Date 12/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, BRET C Employer name Chenango County Amount $66,051.32 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERBER, ADAM C Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $66,051.22 Date 05/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNELL, ERIC C Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $66,050.88 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, DEBORAH P Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $66,050.77 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOHANNES, TESFAMICAEL Employer name Monroe County Amount $66,050.75 Date 04/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KABAT, TARA Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,050.72 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWE, AMANDA E Employer name North Babylon Public Library Amount $66,050.37 Date 09/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODINE, WILLIAM R Employer name Niagara County Amount $66,050.23 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALEAVY, JOHN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,049.60 Date 11/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, RAYMOND W Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $66,049.60 Date 07/24/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINTON WOODS, DARCEL A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $66,049.37 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ROBERT J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,049.28 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEELEY, LYNNE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $66,049.22 Date 10/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, LISA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $66,048.97 Date 10/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, KENNY R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $66,048.82 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYEN, CRAIG F, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $66,048.54 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, HEATHER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,048.53 Date 11/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTE, CORMAC P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $66,048.26 Date 01/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALLEY, OBIE F Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $66,048.21 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,047.97 Date 01/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, LINDA A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,047.94 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, VERA M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,047.94 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, PATRICK G Employer name Clinton County Amount $66,047.65 Date 09/10/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHAEL L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $66,047.53 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIK, MARK D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,046.96 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISHANSKY, EILEEN F Employer name Oneonta City School Dist Amount $66,046.84 Date 11/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIENO, MATTHEW D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,046.71 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODY, JENNIFER D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $66,046.62 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEATHERWAX, MERTON E, III Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,045.86 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,045.52 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VITO, KEITH R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $66,045.14 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHEYDEN, ROBERT J Employer name Albany County Amount $66,044.97 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TRACEY L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,044.88 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, CARLINE M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $66,044.66 Date 11/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASS, RALPH W Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $66,044.53 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, DARIN J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $66,044.40 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, SUSHAMMA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,044.38 Date 10/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRIFE, DENISE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $66,044.29 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, RICHARD D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $66,044.29 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACLIN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $66,044.22 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLER, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $66,044.07 Date 05/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIRAGAS, KARLA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,043.99 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTONICA, ANTHONY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $66,043.76 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSEL, JOHN W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $66,043.73 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURECEK, TIMOTHY J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,043.68 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUFELD, CLAIRE E Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $66,043.66 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMBARDI, RICHARD M Employer name Port Washington Water District Amount $66,043.53 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAINBERG, GRIGORI Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $66,043.09 Date 08/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JUDITH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $66,043.06 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, NAJJAH C Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $66,042.85 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DEYO, JOHN E, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,042.42 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAS, JOSEPH S Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,042.42 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,042.04 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADKINS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $66,041.14 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC MILLAN, KELLY B Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $66,040.83 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIGHTON, KEVIN E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,040.63 Date 05/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOCZYCAS, JAMES H Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $66,040.46 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANCE, DOREEN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,040.11 Date 11/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, ESTHER M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $66,039.95 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLA, KIMBERLY H P Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,039.90 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISSOON, LATCHMAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $66,039.81 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBELL, CODY B Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,039.77 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, LOUIS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,038.96 Date 08/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAD, JESSE A Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $66,038.95 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System