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 JACOB, ANNE E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,622.44 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRITER, MARK D Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $64,622.31 Date 12/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELMONTE, DORIENNE A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $64,621.95 Date 07/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, NICOLE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,621.95 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, ALAN G Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,621.78 Date 03/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, TAMMY D Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $64,621.39 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, KEITH C , JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,621.38 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, SARA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,621.15 Date 04/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACURA, NICHOLAS A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $64,620.81 Date 10/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, TREVOR Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $64,620.77 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVORA, ELIZABETH Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,620.48 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDRICHS, ANNETTE M Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $64,620.46 Date 01/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANO, CHERYL M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $64,620.43 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCIGA, KRISTEN A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,620.36 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, MARY E Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $64,620.04 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPLEY, JERRY L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,619.81 Date 05/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RAYMOND L Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $64,619.78 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBASSO, DIANE Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $64,619.65 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, BRIAN P Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $64,619.57 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZOLEO, BENJAMIN R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,619.46 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCES, FACUNDO Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $64,618.74 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DAVID L Employer name Broome County Amount $64,617.89 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DATLA, SUDHA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,617.79 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, PAUL Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $64,617.48 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, OLIVIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,617.28 Date 04/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Montgomery Amount $64,617.12 Date 01/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLANGELO, ANDREW G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $64,617.09 Date 07/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST CYR, SEAN M Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,616.36 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCONE, MICHELE Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $64,616.28 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, CHRISTINA N Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,616.00 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDER, DONALD R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $64,615.97 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLEMBIEWSKI, CALEB J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,615.69 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DAVID J Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $64,615.47 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWANDOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $64,615.44 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHE, THOMAS A Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,615.43 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, SYLVESTRE, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,615.41 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOUNDOURAKIS, IRENE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,615.14 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBOWSKI, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,615.13 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TYQUAN Q Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $64,615.12 Date 08/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, ANTHONY J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $64,614.91 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSTINI, ROSEMARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,614.54 Date 02/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOWE, BONNIE L Employer name Unadilla Valley CSD Amount $64,614.38 Date 06/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHORESKEY, ELLIOTT Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $64,614.20 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOGEL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $64,614.07 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, IGNAYRA L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,613.70 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIVENGA, DIANE M Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $64,613.60 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEBLETT, LATOYA A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $64,613.57 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEBREAU, NAZAIRE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,613.57 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUPANI, ANTHONY J Employer name Mount Pleasant CSD Amount $64,613.40 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALANO, JOSEPH J Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $64,613.13 Date 06/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREHER, ARTHUR A Employer name Town of Clay Amount $64,612.64 Date 12/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, GAYLE A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $64,612.63 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAW, MARK L Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $64,612.60 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAZZA, DANIEL B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $64,612.40 Date 10/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALJEVIC, KYLE R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,612.16 Date 05/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DENNISE E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,611.80 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MARTELLOUS K Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,611.62 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, CLYDE T, SR Employer name Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Amount $64,611.51 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARLATO, PATRICK C Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $64,611.48 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIX, ANNE M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $64,611.24 Date 10/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, DEAN A Employer name Town of Big Flats Amount $64,611.02 Date 04/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, THOMAS E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $64,610.58 Date 03/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, LESLEE C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,610.54 Date 02/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, MARY PAT Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,610.34 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS E Employer name Oswego County Amount $64,609.94 Date 01/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDETT, RICHARD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,609.26 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, JOY C Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $64,608.92 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISARSKI, JASON A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $64,608.86 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHEATHAM, JERMAINE E Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $64,608.51 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNEPPER, STEPHANIE L Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $64,607.85 Date 02/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, MITCHELL S Employer name Ridge Road Fire District Amount $64,607.79 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PAVLOT, EDWARD J Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,607.45 Date 08/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEBNER, LOUIS Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,607.35 Date 08/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, MATTHEW S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $64,607.22 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVERY, CAL J Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,606.72 Date 01/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Yates County Amount $64,605.74 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $64,605.35 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLITZ, WILLIAM A Employer name Webster CSD Amount $64,605.34 Date 05/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, KATHLEEN Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $64,605.33 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, LAURIE A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $64,604.88 Date 12/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, ANTHONY Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $64,604.88 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, ELIZABETH G Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,604.77 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBACZ, MATTHEW J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,604.63 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WITT, DAVID L Employer name Victor CSD Amount $64,604.40 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMSHICK, AMANDA R Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $64,604.39 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHAN, JAMES P Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $64,604.37 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, JAMI JO E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,604.32 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC GREGOR, ANN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $64,604.20 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, MICHAEL E Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,603.80 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIGIOLA, DONALD P Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $64,603.80 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALISTER, SARA D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,603.29 Date 02/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEDISIAN, LINDA M Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $64,602.86 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIOCE, ANGELA M Employer name Orange County Amount $64,602.72 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DOMENIC Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $64,602.67 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLAN, EILEEN P Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,602.49 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, BARBARA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,602.49 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,602.45 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLS, ARTHUR D, JR Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,602.21 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JUSTIN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,601.78 Date 01/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAILLER, LISA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,601.71 Date 07/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System