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 DUDEK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $64,600.95 Date 08/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODAK, JOSEPH M Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $64,600.71 Date 07/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOALL, DENISE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,600.39 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBMANN, SUSAN Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $64,600.32 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,600.27 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, CARLOS I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,600.12 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUI, JIAN Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $64,599.92 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, WAI S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,599.41 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYLINSKI, JOHN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,599.31 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOFF, WILLIAM G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,599.19 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KEVIN M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $64,598.96 Date 02/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, APRIL N Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,598.89 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANCHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $64,598.77 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, DANIELLE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,598.61 Date 10/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, RYAN G Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $64,598.55 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZARANO, PAMELA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,598.47 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, PHYLISS Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,598.38 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUTCHER, MARY A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,598.23 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNAH, SARAH M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,598.23 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOURKAS, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $64,597.98 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUIKSHANK, DOUGLAS J Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $64,597.91 Date 01/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWORTH, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,597.87 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKERMAN, DONALD W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,597.75 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KAREN Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,596.87 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN-SWEET, MARY E Employer name Columbia County Amount $64,596.59 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIASKI, ANSON W Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $64,596.39 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMSTRONG, DIANNE T Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,596.26 Date 09/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, CAROL A Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $64,596.13 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, GINESIA V Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $64,596.12 Date 09/01/1962 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOHN H Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $64,595.85 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, GARY P Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,595.71 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROWN, CORTNEY F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $64,595.07 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAKAS, CELESTE A Employer name Town of Camillus Amount $64,595.01 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUE, KENYA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,594.58 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECCHIO, ANTHONY G Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $64,593.94 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYCO, MARCO A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $64,593.81 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAURO, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,593.45 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, DANIEL P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $64,593.44 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELE, MARY C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,593.33 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, MAUREEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,593.14 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETELL VERENAZI, PAMELA J Employer name Chatham CSD Amount $64,593.14 Date 09/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, RENITA C Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $64,592.52 Date 11/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,592.42 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREZIOSI, ABIGAIL H Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $64,592.07 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, ELIZABETH A Employer name Albany County Amount $64,591.96 Date 11/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, EMILY E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,590.89 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, STEPHEN M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $64,590.73 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,590.66 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS-JEMISON, LISA M Employer name Uniondale UFSD Amount $64,590.49 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROGER A Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $64,589.93 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAMIA, KRISTEN I Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,589.53 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABAR, JOEL A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $64,589.49 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETZEN, JOAN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $64,589.36 Date 06/04/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUENGER, LUCAS A Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $64,589.27 Date 08/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARATORE, JOSEPH A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,589.23 Date 12/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOOD, NICOLA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $64,588.91 Date 10/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Orange County Amount $64,588.84 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAGG, KATHRYN M Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $64,588.69 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, JOYCE A Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $64,588.16 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, WENDY M Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $64,588.16 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KIMBERLY J Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $64,587.63 Date 08/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTY, MARK R Employer name Mexico CSD Amount $64,587.06 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, REBECCA L Employer name Washington County Amount $64,586.63 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, RANDALL R, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $64,586.58 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUCCIARDO, LEONARD A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $64,586.44 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CLOVA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,586.22 Date 12/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSARO, ANTHONY Employer name Schenectady County Amount $64,586.13 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYSKOWSKI, STACEY Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,585.76 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIN, CINDY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $64,585.66 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, TAMMY L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,585.52 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUZIAK, DANIEL D Employer name Erie County Amount $64,585.18 Date 05/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIGNORELLI, MARCO L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,585.16 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NITT, MATTHEW J Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $64,585.10 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLVANY, KEVIN L Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $64,584.90 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, AMY K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $64,584.81 Date 03/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTERO, ANA G Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $64,584.72 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBARDO, JOHN V Employer name Town of Islip Amount $64,584.67 Date 05/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOVSKA, VIOLETA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,583.67 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAUGER, LAURIE A Employer name Lewis County Amount $64,583.05 Date 05/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFARZEK, KARL J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $64,582.88 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHETT, TONYA Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $64,582.85 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, RASHAWN I Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,582.76 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GLENDA B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $64,582.71 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, MARGARET A Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,582.57 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOHN M Employer name Madison County Amount $64,582.56 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, BIENVENIDO M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $64,582.51 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLEC, JOHN A Employer name City of Albany Amount $64,582.05 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEXTON, TERESA L Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $64,581.90 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL J Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $64,581.83 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTIS, RAYMOND V Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $64,581.74 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIGHTMAN, ANNE M Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $64,581.72 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, MICHAEL G, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $64,581.50 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOX, LUCILLE V Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $64,581.46 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, STEVEN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $64,581.15 Date 11/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRONISH, RENEE Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $64,580.87 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDERSHEIMER, HENRY Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $64,580.87 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, MURTY J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $64,580.87 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,580.87 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, LOLITHIA T Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,580.87 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, KEITH Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $64,580.87 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System