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 VALENTIN, DORIS Z Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,561.66 Date 09/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBE, ELAINE Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $64,561.59 Date 03/24/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLOMON, VANESSA D Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $64,561.59 Date 04/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID N Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $64,560.89 Date 08/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCHFELT, DENNIS R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,560.37 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYES, BRIAN D Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,560.37 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, BRYAN R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,560.37 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, LISA M Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $64,560.00 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, RICKY A, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $64,559.56 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATER, DANIEL L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,559.40 Date 01/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINHOLD, WAYNE R Employer name Rotterdam Mohonasen CSD Amount $64,559.37 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMELFI, DARREN M Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $64,558.89 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILLS, MATTHEW L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,558.83 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, JANE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $64,558.47 Date 10/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, REXFORD E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $64,558.36 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANTRE, GIOVANNY Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $64,558.12 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBILO, EMILY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $64,557.76 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, JEANINE F Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $64,557.74 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RESZKA, MIKE J Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $64,557.62 Date 11/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LINDA Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $64,557.44 Date 06/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEUSS, JONATHAN W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $64,557.37 Date 05/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, ALVARO Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $64,556.77 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW H Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $64,556.42 Date 07/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUZEMCZAK, TRACEY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $64,556.30 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGRINZ, JEAN M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,556.13 Date 02/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NULTY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $64,555.70 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, CHRISTIAN Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $64,555.55 Date 09/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCOVECCHIO, JASON R Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $64,555.50 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,555.32 Date 10/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ELISSA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,555.29 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KENNETH G Employer name Albany County Amount $64,555.20 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, ANDREA Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $64,554.70 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSS, SHIRLEY Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $64,554.65 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNDY, DONNA L Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $64,554.62 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, LYDIA Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $64,554.34 Date 02/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, RHEA L Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,554.10 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSENER, PATRICIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,554.08 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSLER, LAWRENCE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $64,553.93 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JESSICA E Employer name Orange County Amount $64,553.57 Date 12/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMPTON, MICHAEL Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,553.18 Date 12/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTER, LOUIS C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,552.95 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, JODI L Employer name Niagara County Amount $64,552.64 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRENTSA, MICHAEL F Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,552.45 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUDD, LARRY A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $64,552.07 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKSON, CHAD M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $64,551.79 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANSON, BRADLEY A Employer name Genesee County Amount $64,551.62 Date 02/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPE, JOSEPH Z Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $64,551.13 Date 03/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, BENJAMIN D Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,551.12 Date 12/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBILLARD, DENNIS J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,551.12 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALKOW, KATARZYNA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,550.92 Date 10/31/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLA, ALEXANDER T Employer name City of Utica Amount $64,550.60 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, TAMMY D Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,550.41 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDING, ELIZABETH E Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $64,550.23 Date 08/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRENNAN, JACE T Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $64,550.12 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTIER, THAD D Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $64,549.66 Date 06/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, MANUEL P Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,549.62 Date 06/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTHUHN, BRIAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,549.18 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, THOMAS G Employer name Ontario County Amount $64,548.79 Date 02/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUTH, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $64,548.78 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTY, RICHARD H Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $64,548.75 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARLENE T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $64,548.61 Date 01/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOK, LING Y Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $64,548.37 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEN HAMO, YOSEF Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,548.29 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKHAM, GARDNER, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $64,548.12 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, ROGER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $64,548.11 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JEFFREY J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $64,547.48 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, ALICIA M Employer name Town of Clayton Amount $64,547.01 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZYNSKI, JOHN Employer name Erie County Amount $64,546.69 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, TRACEY J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,546.57 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESICK, FRED J Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $64,546.56 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECK, FREDRICK M Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,546.30 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, SANDRA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,546.25 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYLING, JAMES P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $64,546.14 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JERRIANNE Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,545.81 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, CASEY H Employer name Village of Saranac Lake Amount $64,545.31 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMACHER, ALBERT J Employer name Oneida Herkimer Sol Wst Mg Aut Amount $64,544.70 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIANO, MICHAEL A Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,544.42 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, TEJAS H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,544.37 Date 09/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGRISANO-GALL, JENNIFER R Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $64,543.80 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARF, JASON D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,543.52 Date 02/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, NICHOLAS J, JR Employer name Town of Gates Amount $64,543.34 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTSCHE, GAIL CARR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,543.25 Date 08/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALLAS, LAURIE M Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $64,542.95 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARAMONTE, ALICE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $64,542.73 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHESON, IRMA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,542.46 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSGOOD, DAVI E Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,542.46 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, KRISTY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,542.43 Date 06/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCK, ERIC V Employer name Ulster County Amount $64,542.42 Date 05/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGDEN, DENISE R Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $64,542.27 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABA, KURT T Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,542.26 Date 07/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIOGROSSO, PAUL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $64,542.22 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, THOMAS E Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $64,542.06 Date 06/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGLE-GAY, DIEDRE L Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,541.26 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVEY, BARBARA Employer name Rockville Centre Pub Library Amount $64,541.10 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBOT, JASON M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $64,540.90 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAYFIELD, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $64,540.38 Date 08/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORKOWSKI, BARBARA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $64,540.33 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLTON, HOLLY M Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,540.10 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, KEVIN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $64,539.83 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANGELISTA, JUAN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $64,539.81 Date 07/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System