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 PRINCE, DOUGLAS L, II Employer name Boces Erie Chautauqua Cattarau Amount $65,319.00 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSEV, PETER S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $65,318.85 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,318.49 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILKINGTON, LAURA Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $65,318.39 Date 03/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, MARGARET A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $65,318.32 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, DAURICE A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $65,318.30 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROY W, JR Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $65,318.23 Date 10/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOULOURIS, TINA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $65,317.95 Date 08/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANGELO, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Hanover Amount $65,317.92 Date 10/06/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, CLAUDIA V Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $65,317.85 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISSLER, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $65,317.67 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMER, AMANDA L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $65,317.58 Date 06/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CURTIS F, JR Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,316.76 Date 09/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYCHRONOPOULOS, CRISTINA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,316.60 Date 06/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, JESSE R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,316.36 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, KARLA S Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,316.21 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIAN, MICHELE B Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,316.19 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIANIA, JENNIFER AMY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,316.02 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITASSY, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $65,315.87 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODAS, GEORGE E Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $65,315.79 Date 03/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPES, EUGENIA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $65,315.78 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARCONE, JOSEPH C Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,315.71 Date 01/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, VAUGHN C Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,315.24 Date 08/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, STEPHANIE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,315.06 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, PATRICIA M Employer name SUNY College Technology Alfred Amount $65,314.82 Date 12/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICH, EARL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,313.94 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SUSAN L Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $65,313.77 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, SCOTT E Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $65,313.76 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREY, KEITH A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,313.58 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ANN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,313.50 Date 02/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCK, BRIAN W Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,313.17 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGATA, GAIL L Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,313.04 Date 10/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASKIN, SHVONNE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $65,312.57 Date 05/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTRIDGE, DWIGHT A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,312.13 Date 09/22/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSKIN, KATHLEEN D Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $65,312.03 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,312.02 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTUSO, CHRISTINE Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,311.97 Date 10/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOUSA, JONATHAN Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $65,311.26 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, FRANK Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,311.23 Date 02/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEBIG, SUSAN L Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $65,311.15 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZ, ELIZABETH C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,311.15 Date 10/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERS, NICHOLE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,311.15 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, JAMES P Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,311.06 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNKOPF, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,311.02 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, GREGORY M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $65,310.82 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDRIDGE, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,310.13 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE BLANC, RAOUL J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $65,310.01 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITERA, DOREEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $65,309.57 Date 11/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, FRANK M Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,309.40 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, EDUARDO U Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $65,309.11 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEETS, JUSTIN D Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $65,308.89 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DAVID M Employer name Village of Windsor Amount $65,308.68 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANKIN, MATTHEW T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,308.52 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, AEISIA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,308.42 Date 05/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMMER, YVETTE N Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $65,308.25 Date 01/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MILLY Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,308.07 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANDERS, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,307.51 Date 03/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITE, RICHARD F Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $65,307.50 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTROM, RAYMOND D Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $65,307.37 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, GERALD W Employer name Orange County Amount $65,307.34 Date 05/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, MATTHEW D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,307.20 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLMER, MARY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,306.89 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, LARRY J Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $65,306.82 Date 04/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, ANDREW F Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,306.80 Date 11/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEBOAH, AKOSUA G Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,306.80 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOWEN, EDWARD L Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $65,306.59 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RAGAN Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,306.27 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINI, MATTHEW F Employer name Chemung County Amount $65,306.23 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEITZER, JILLIAN E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,305.97 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHERYL S Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,305.94 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANGENDREN, TAMAIKA S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,305.92 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHACHNER, PAUL R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $65,305.91 Date 05/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHOU, GUANGCHUN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $65,305.81 Date 04/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,305.35 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTTA, DAVID T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,305.04 Date 01/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, JOSEPH J Employer name Mechanicville City School Dist Amount $65,304.66 Date 01/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, JAMES E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $65,303.90 Date 01/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELJOUR, ANGELINE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,303.68 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CALLION, MARIE E Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,303.41 Date 02/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JOANNE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,302.91 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, LINDA J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,302.79 Date 01/23/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA, ISABEL M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,302.51 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABY, JENNIFER M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,302.50 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UDE, LINDA M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,302.25 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LAWRENCE R, JR Employer name Glens Falls City School Dist Amount $65,302.16 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, KELLY C Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,302.11 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIS, CHRISTINE Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $65,302.10 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMASCUS, DEBORAH M Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $65,302.00 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHIER, COREY D Employer name Carthage CSD Amount $65,301.82 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRERO, MAX D Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $65,301.53 Date 04/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FURNESS, STEPHANIE N Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $65,301.45 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, KYLE J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $65,301.38 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, HEATHER R Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $65,301.18 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, BRIAN J Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $65,300.65 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $65,300.57 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUMINELLO, LINDA J Employer name Village of Massapequa Park Amount $65,300.55 Date 06/16/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKLES, ADRIAN D Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $65,299.91 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTE, SHARON K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $65,299.91 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEADLE, BRIAN A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,299.67 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, MICHAEL D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,299.64 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System