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 TUNIS, WILLIAM G Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,664.46 Date 12/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, KAREN A Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $64,664.44 Date 12/30/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, CHERYL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,664.28 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATROMBONE, CHRISTINE M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,664.23 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTIS, JEREMY R Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $64,664.19 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGAN, MARY P Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,664.08 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN BORTEL, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $64,663.84 Date 09/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DELLA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,663.67 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, ROBERT M Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,663.48 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLE, MEGAN F Employer name Four County Library System Amount $64,663.40 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAIT, KENNETH J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,663.31 Date 02/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, GEORGE Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $64,663.09 Date 12/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, KEVIN P Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $64,662.75 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IEMMA, STACY R Employer name Croton Harmon UFSD Amount $64,662.60 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAZZARD, JEFFREY W Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $64,662.54 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JOHN W Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,661.97 Date 09/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRO, NICOLE R Employer name Cortland County Amount $64,661.92 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOULE, GAIL P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,661.75 Date 12/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, MARK H Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,661.71 Date 08/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATH, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Lancaster Amount $64,661.71 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, EUGENE R, JR Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $64,661.70 Date 08/15/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JAMES P Employer name Erie County Amount $64,661.62 Date 05/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, JEFFREY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,661.50 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENDE-FINKLE, MARLENE R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,661.48 Date 06/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEASLEY, BEVERLY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,661.48 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALK, MARY ANNE Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,661.48 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $64,661.22 Date 01/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICK B Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $64,660.70 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, JOSEPH A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $64,660.59 Date 02/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HODGE, RAYMOND A Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,660.34 Date 06/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, DEBORAH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,660.06 Date 08/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURR, MARTHA J Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,660.05 Date 08/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAHL, MICHAEL R Employer name Oceanside Fire District Amount $64,659.88 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, DALE C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $64,659.59 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, SHAQUANA Y Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,659.44 Date 05/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELE G Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $64,659.37 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, AMY L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,659.32 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, VIVIAN D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,659.06 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, DORINE G Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,659.06 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIA, OLGA V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,659.06 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDENTE, MARIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,659.06 Date 03/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOMER, ANNA Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,659.06 Date 02/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKER, RENEE J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,658.86 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARIN, LEANNE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $64,658.21 Date 07/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSANTE, AUGUSTINE L Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,657.90 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANELLI, ANTON E Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,657.81 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KIMBERLY R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,657.75 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAM, BRIAN C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,657.74 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRANCEJA, MARK C Employer name Orange County Amount $64,657.47 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, MINNIE MAE Employer name Erie County Amount $64,657.22 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUKAUF, KENNETH A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $64,657.15 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, SAMANTHA L Employer name Lewis County Amount $64,655.91 Date 07/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAFER, BRENT J Employer name Allegany County Amount $64,655.37 Date 07/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLEBEE, MATTHEW E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,655.18 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $64,654.40 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID A Employer name Broome County Amount $64,654.34 Date 09/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, JOANN P Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $64,654.13 Date 09/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNES, RICHARD M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,653.78 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC FARREN, SCOTT J Employer name Washington County Amount $64,653.64 Date 09/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, MARCIA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,653.59 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, TODD M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $64,653.53 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, JUDITH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,653.43 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAIS, ERIC Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $64,653.39 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPPE, CAROL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,653.37 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, DENIS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,653.36 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, AMY B Employer name East Rochester UFSD Amount $64,653.15 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERAS, JOSE L Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $64,652.87 Date 11/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKELS, JEREMY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,652.83 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERS, CHRISTOPHER B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,652.55 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, EILEEN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,652.47 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, JUAN D Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $64,652.46 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCIONE, KYLEE M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,651.97 Date 06/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CHARLES S Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $64,651.83 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIL, SHANNON M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $64,651.74 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Department of Law Amount $64,651.71 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENA, NORMA E Employer name Tri-Valley CSD at Grahamsville Amount $64,651.38 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTYNSKI, COLLEEN M Employer name Broome County Amount $64,651.18 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, FELECIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,650.62 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROHRING, PAMELA S Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $64,650.54 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, CLARENCE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $64,650.41 Date 09/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, VINCENT L Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,650.31 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLE, DENNIS J Employer name Village of Canisteo Amount $64,649.84 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, YAHAIRA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $64,649.75 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CAULL, JOHN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,649.31 Date 01/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JAMES S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,649.28 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, TAMMY M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $64,649.13 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DODSON, MILTON G, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,649.10 Date 02/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITMANN, ERIC H Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $64,649.09 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZELEK, JOHN C Employer name Broome County Amount $64,649.02 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUCCIO, JILL E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,649.00 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARANO, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,649.00 Date 04/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, ELVIRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,649.00 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBORN, CLARA E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $64,648.70 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $64,648.33 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, SHARON A Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,648.27 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXAM, RYAN M Employer name City of Fulton Amount $64,647.92 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAGNANI, CANDY J Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,647.91 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, YONETTE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $64,647.16 Date 04/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURCO, JANET F Employer name SUNY College Techn Morrisville Amount $64,647.07 Date 09/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JEFFREY M Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $64,646.66 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System