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 FARRELL, KEVIN M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,925.92 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KRISTINA Y Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,925.91 Date 02/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, RYAN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,925.25 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANDRE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,924.91 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RETZLAFF, DAVID C Employer name Town of Alden Amount $65,924.90 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, JASON E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,924.89 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARATSOLE, KEVIN M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,924.84 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, RICHARD W Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $65,924.74 Date 05/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUBJECT, RONDA L Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,924.58 Date 05/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAPACKI, THOMAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,924.41 Date 09/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, DARLENE A Employer name Fulton County Amount $65,923.31 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLESWORTH, GEORGE D Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,923.30 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLESCH, KEITH W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $65,923.13 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDNER, PETER J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,922.88 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LILLIAN P A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,922.65 Date 02/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMARCZYK, TED D Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $65,922.52 Date 12/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTE, VINCENT T Employer name Rockland County Amount $65,922.42 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAZER, DENISE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $65,922.24 Date 03/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILZ, AMY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $65,922.13 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, ADAM L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,922.09 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERNIE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $65,921.97 Date 09/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PISANO, GREGG Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $65,921.39 Date 05/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGY, KENNETH E Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $65,921.11 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, MOLLY F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,920.92 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, JENNIFER M Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $65,920.48 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNELL, ERIKA Q Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,920.46 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENAUER, ROSEMARY Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $65,920.44 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLNER, THOMAS H Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,920.40 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY SUDDARD, SUSAN H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,920.22 Date 12/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATHROP, JEFFREY C Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $65,920.15 Date 12/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEMAN, DAVID L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $65,920.14 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, WILLIAM R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,920.01 Date 04/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SHARON A Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,919.04 Date 04/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRILL, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,918.80 Date 01/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, JOSEPH E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,918.04 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIKE, JOSIAH R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,917.98 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGINGTON, CONNIE A Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $65,917.97 Date 07/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CRYSTA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,917.75 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, TAMMY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,917.45 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, BIANCA A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $65,917.18 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERETH, KRISTEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,916.99 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAHN, LISA C Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $65,916.87 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MARITA A Employer name North Merrick UFSD Amount $65,916.79 Date 05/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, JAMES R Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $65,916.20 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCOIS, JULIENNE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,916.14 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEGGINS, LONNIE C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $65,916.03 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGOGLIA, ANGELA Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $65,915.93 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, PEARLNET Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $65,915.53 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADA, GREGORY F Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $65,915.41 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOM, MICHAEL A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $65,914.57 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, JENNY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,914.45 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURTA, FRANK Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $65,914.41 Date 06/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIPP, CHARLES C, III Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,914.35 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGELMAN, GILA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,914.08 Date 09/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, BRIANNE Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $65,913.97 Date 04/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BANE, KEVIN M Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $65,913.64 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASAA, MAUDLYNNE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $65,913.27 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATFIELD, JASON P Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $65,913.13 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, ROBERTO Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $65,913.08 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANCE, PERRY J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $65,912.97 Date 03/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTERES, LINDA A Employer name Longwood Public Library Amount $65,912.44 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, LEE G Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,912.08 Date 08/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLS, KEVIN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,911.71 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITORO, GINA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,911.66 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, FRANN B Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $65,911.11 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPRIENO, THOMAS J Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,911.09 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXSON, BRUCE E Employer name Otsego County Amount $65,911.05 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, NINA F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,910.93 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, KURT D Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,910.89 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, BRIAN J Employer name Broome County Amount $65,910.87 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHIE, TROY D Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,910.18 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFASO, PATRICIA Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,909.90 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JEAN R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $65,909.74 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, LISA L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,909.56 Date 01/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTINA L Employer name Rensselaer City School Dist Amount $65,909.20 Date 07/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISHLER, SOFIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,908.57 Date 05/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, YURI O Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $65,907.90 Date 05/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERSON, JOHN J Employer name Albany County Amount $65,907.74 Date 03/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVE-RINALDO, JOSEPH V Employer name Oneida County Amount $65,907.71 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ROBERT LEE, JR Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $65,907.27 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRELLA, LOUIS R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,907.07 Date 06/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, DAVID M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $65,906.79 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, MANDY J Employer name Orange County Amount $65,906.65 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHURKUS, KARL R, JR Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $65,906.44 Date 11/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, DAVID W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $65,906.29 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANDE, BARBARA A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,906.03 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, PETER J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,905.91 Date 06/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, PAMELA A Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $65,905.64 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSON, VALERIE R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,905.58 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMPFER, DAVID G, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,905.20 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JORDAN, TAMEKA L Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,905.18 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNE, GRACE Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,905.15 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEZSMERTNY, OLGA Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $65,904.96 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZETTA, SONIA A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,904.49 Date 03/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZLOWSKI, TRACEY A Employer name Wayne County Amount $65,904.03 Date 01/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $65,903.55 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MALCOLM X Employer name Dutchess County Amount $65,903.51 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, LATISIA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,903.44 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREAU, ANGELINE Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,903.44 Date 02/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, TODD H Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $65,903.36 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System