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 KING, HELENE Employer name Village of Saugerties Amount $64,228.35 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVVAS, JOHN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $64,228.34 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, SCOTT M Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,228.25 Date 06/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINRICH-NOAH, KATE M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $64,228.16 Date 03/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCCULLOUGH, MARIE A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $64,227.98 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILIANSKI, BRITTANY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,227.97 Date 03/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, JOHN J Employer name Town of Stillwater Amount $64,227.78 Date 06/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANISH, COLLEEN P Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,227.70 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ISSAC R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $64,227.68 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIDDLECOME, BARBARA M Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $64,227.40 Date 09/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPRINO, MARICATHERINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $64,227.31 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, SOLNELI Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,227.20 Date 08/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, LINDSAY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,227.15 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLSON, JANET L Employer name Chemung County Amount $64,226.12 Date 06/22/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALONZI, MICHAEL C Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $64,226.07 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOINE, LORAINE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $64,225.98 Date 07/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAR, BRYAN Employer name Orange County Amount $64,225.89 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, DWIGHT R Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $64,225.85 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, DERON Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $64,225.56 Date 12/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLANOW, ALEXANDER N Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $64,225.25 Date 08/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUBE, MATTHEW R Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,225.24 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, MONSERRATE A Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $64,225.14 Date 08/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, NED Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,225.01 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISENZAHL, WILLIAM A Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $64,224.86 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, ADAM G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,224.47 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDRICK, MARK L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $64,224.15 Date 01/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATHCART, ROBERT L, III Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $64,223.71 Date 04/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCNERNEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $64,223.70 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCHINELLI, DONALD M Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $64,222.90 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZHAO, FENGLAN Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $64,222.51 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEFOE, ALLEN R Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $64,222.40 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVIN, JAMES A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $64,221.95 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROWNER, SYDNY D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $64,221.83 Date 11/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK P Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $64,221.69 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONAHUE, SHANE Employer name Wayne County Amount $64,221.61 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, DAVID J Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $64,221.57 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUGEMAN, MARCY F Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $64,221.34 Date 05/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSOTH, CRAIG A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $64,221.10 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, RYAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $64,220.29 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, SARAH M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $64,220.19 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYMER, SCOTT C Employer name Cleary School Deaf Children Amount $64,220.00 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RAYMOND T Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $64,219.85 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIN, STUART L Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $64,219.82 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWEERS, DOROTHY J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $64,219.76 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, SHANNON Employer name Albany County Amount $64,219.69 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOSTACK, JACQUELINE S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,219.49 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, CHARLES W Employer name City of Utica Amount $64,219.25 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ROSE MARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $64,218.97 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASQUARELLI, SUSAN C Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $64,218.76 Date 09/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANIO, PETER R Employer name Erie County Amount $64,218.58 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JOHN J, JR Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,218.28 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $64,218.15 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODJAM, DAOJAI Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $64,217.82 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, VICTORIA A Employer name Livingston County Amount $64,217.73 Date 11/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILLA, ASHLEY L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $64,217.64 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARAUSKAS, LYNN M Employer name Riverhead Water District Amount $64,217.40 Date 04/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERTS, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Washington Amount $64,217.25 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIURA, DAVID P Employer name Erie County Amount $64,217.18 Date 07/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, M DENISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $64,217.12 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, MARIE T Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $64,217.02 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, DONNA M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $64,216.78 Date 12/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, TRACY A Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $64,216.28 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, GRACE M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $64,215.62 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALK, DAVID A Employer name Oneida County Amount $64,215.28 Date 08/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALEY, KENNETH T Employer name Boces-Monroe Orlean Sup Dist Amount $64,215.20 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, LORN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $64,215.00 Date 05/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHANTE S Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $64,214.84 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKO, STACY S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $64,214.71 Date 07/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARICLE, KATHLEEN K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $64,214.36 Date 10/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWAY, DAWN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $64,214.33 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, JUSTIN Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $64,214.20 Date 07/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMORA, JACQUELINE A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $64,213.76 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, B JOAN Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $64,213.61 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, JEAN-FRITZ, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,213.56 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, RAMONA L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $64,213.12 Date 11/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, STUART G Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $64,212.76 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLNOSKI, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $64,212.32 Date 10/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO-KILBRIDE, DANIELLE A Employer name Nassau County Amount $64,212.19 Date 07/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JEAN A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $64,211.86 Date 05/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, PHILIP E Employer name New Paltz CSD Amount $64,211.37 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, NICHOLAS R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,210.86 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDLICH, JOLENE R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $64,210.65 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DANIEL Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $64,210.45 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENTAS, JUAN A, II Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $64,210.02 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JOHN J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $64,209.91 Date 05/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COURT, LISA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $64,209.85 Date 12/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $64,209.85 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUMBERG, JEAN R Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $64,209.85 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JOHN N.JR Employer name Madison County Amount $64,209.41 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, FLOYD E Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $64,209.24 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEISS-MACKEY, DEBORAH A Employer name Greenville CSD Amount $64,209.20 Date 12/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOCCO, RICHARD R Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $64,209.08 Date 12/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, DEAN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $64,208.91 Date 09/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVO, THOMAS J Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $64,208.91 Date 07/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANCI, KIMBERLY M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $64,208.53 Date 03/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SHEATON M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $64,208.13 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILIANI, CRAIG LM Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $64,208.00 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRENCH, APRIL L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $64,207.99 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CATHERINE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $64,207.93 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOSS, SANDRA K Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $64,207.87 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System