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 COLEMAN, DARLENE A Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,673.27 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, DIANE C Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $63,673.16 Date 03/17/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVAIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,672.87 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN LEUVEN, BRENDA J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $63,672.68 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, RUTH M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,672.44 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, BRIAN W Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $63,672.41 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINGLY, ANDREA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,672.32 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANETRELLA, JOHN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,672.18 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDDICK, SCOTT O Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,671.76 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ-VALLEJO, DORIS Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $63,671.58 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOETZ, RUDY L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,671.39 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOANN M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,671.25 Date 07/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMAS, CONCETTA L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $63,671.05 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDON, ERIC J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,670.93 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAI, KEZY P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,670.82 Date 12/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITRELL, TANISHA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,670.82 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYCE-MC DONALD, ANNA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,670.72 Date 04/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUBAIRU, FATMATA S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,670.71 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKHARDT, DIANE M Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $63,670.63 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERFIELD, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $63,670.49 Date 01/20/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, GIBSON Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,670.34 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, ERNEST L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,669.16 Date 11/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,669.07 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIENER, SAMANTHA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $63,668.86 Date 12/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDRESS, TIMOTHY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $63,668.82 Date 06/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, PENNIE C Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,668.67 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERO, ANA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,668.38 Date 05/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIACCHI, CHRISTINE Employer name Middletown City School Dist Amount $63,668.30 Date 10/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOZNICA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $63,667.82 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HUMBERTO Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $63,667.72 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Schuyler County Amount $63,667.65 Date 07/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAPER, BRIAN J Employer name Carthage Wilna Fire District Amount $63,667.45 Date 09/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BASIL L, II Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,667.25 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARO, EDWARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,667.18 Date 11/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JULIO Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,667.16 Date 08/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, SHANE M Employer name Town of Ellicott Amount $63,667.02 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, NICHOLAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,666.74 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, JOSEPH V, JR Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $63,666.32 Date 10/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, JUDITH M Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $63,666.17 Date 09/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDKA, TIMOTHY J Employer name Albany County Amount $63,665.91 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IWANCZYSZYN, MARTHA Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $63,665.73 Date 10/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, MARTHA M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,665.07 Date 04/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMENECH, HUGO E Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,664.99 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEARY, SHARON M Employer name Village of Le Roy Amount $63,664.80 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAGODA-WIDANELAGE, MANORI C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,664.66 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DEMETRIA A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $63,664.60 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, KARL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,664.42 Date 01/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABINOWITZ, CLAUDE H Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $63,664.34 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINVILLE, WILLIAM J Employer name City of Troy Amount $63,664.16 Date 07/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CUDECK, BRITTANY A Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $63,663.86 Date 05/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVE, DAWN H Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,663.72 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SIMONE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,663.66 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELKINS, MATTHEW B Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $63,663.63 Date 07/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIZEE, NADIA G Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $63,663.40 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIT, DOUGLAS M Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $63,663.24 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIMASZEWSKI, MARK J Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $63,663.15 Date 04/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THALMANN, JOHN C, JR Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $63,662.90 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMIDON, STEVEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $63,662.57 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANZOS, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,662.31 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLE, STEPHEN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,662.31 Date 03/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VECCHIO, EDWARD J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $63,662.28 Date 12/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,662.21 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLIERMAN, PAUL A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,662.16 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, GEORGE O Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,661.98 Date 08/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JOSE E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,661.68 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVE, ANTONIO Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $63,661.54 Date 02/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ANGEL L Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $63,661.50 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ELICIO, DANIEL N Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $63,660.81 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARDENAS, SHAUN R Employer name Henry Viscardi School Amount $63,660.66 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, JONATHAN W Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,660.13 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZLOTEK, KIMBERLY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $63,660.09 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MICHAEL C Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,659.54 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORDWAY, THOMAS W Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $63,659.44 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LEAP, PATRICK J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,659.27 Date 08/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, OLIVIA B Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,659.22 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRESE, DONALD B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,659.06 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFTWICH, WANDA L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,658.80 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MAUREEN Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $63,658.67 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, JOHN P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $63,658.51 Date 09/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, LORETTA Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $63,658.32 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ANGELO Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $63,658.26 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, MARY T Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $63,657.66 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EFFNER, CHARLES P Employer name City of Oneonta Amount $63,657.43 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWMILLER, GREGORY W, III Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $63,657.43 Date 05/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOELSCHER, GLENN F Employer name Town of Eden Amount $63,657.21 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEINTIMILLA, PETER D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $63,657.09 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KENNETH M Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,657.08 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGER, HEATHER M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $63,657.00 Date 09/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOCERA, STEPHANIE P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,656.98 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSELTON, ERIC L Employer name City of Watertown Amount $63,656.92 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VRICELLA, FAY A Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $63,656.89 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHARRAM, DONALD G Employer name Village of Holley Amount $63,656.81 Date 07/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, SCOTT J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $63,656.66 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ROBERT G Employer name Town of Kiantone Amount $63,656.12 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANTHONY M Employer name Washington County Amount $63,655.97 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORN, TERESA M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $63,655.90 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, KENNETH S Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $63,655.79 Date 10/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GEORGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,655.74 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, FRANK J Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,655.61 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORGIONE, LESLEY A Employer name Eastchester UFSD Amount $63,655.56 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System