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 MEADE, HOLLY R Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $63,655.11 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASPER, ROBERT E, SR Employer name Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Amount $63,653.73 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGES, MESKEREM Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,653.67 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, VALERIE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,653.56 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, RANDALL W Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,653.29 Date 06/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPEEDLING, MEAGHAN E Employer name Albany County Amount $63,653.17 Date 03/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL P Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $63,653.11 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZESEWITZ, MARK J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $63,652.99 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, MARGARET A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,652.64 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULICH-KOWALSKI, BERNADETTE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,652.64 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, CLAUDIA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,652.64 Date 08/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARHINEN, LOIS R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,652.64 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, DARLENE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,652.64 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFNER-HENRIQUES, JARROT V Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $63,652.40 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ELSIE R Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,652.32 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLINGTON, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,652.30 Date 03/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, CHARLES L Employer name Cazenovia CSD Amount $63,652.27 Date 09/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOVIE, GAIL M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $63,652.21 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUGINI, DOMINIC A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,652.05 Date 12/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICCOLE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,652.02 Date 12/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDI, ALICE Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,651.97 Date 03/02/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELASSE, MICHAEL Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,651.65 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JULISKI, MICHAEL R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $63,651.54 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC EVOY, RICHARD J, SR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $63,651.53 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, MATTHEW Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,651.44 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIRNER, JEFFREY N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,651.12 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCIA, PHILIP V Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $63,650.76 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLO, KIMBERLY L Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $63,650.58 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, THOMAS B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,650.48 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANTONE, ROSEMARY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,650.16 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAFERIOU, JULIE A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $63,650.08 Date 03/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARNIERI, KRISTEN A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $63,649.63 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, MATTHEW W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,649.24 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAGH, MICHAEL M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $63,649.24 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURU, PETER A, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,649.09 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABANSKY, MICHAEL Employer name Delaware County Amount $63,648.90 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINSELLA, KIMBERLY A Employer name Town of Victor Amount $63,648.72 Date 02/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPP, STEPHEN M Employer name Livingston County Amount $63,648.60 Date 12/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY-SWABY, CHERYL Y Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $63,648.22 Date 12/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DWAYNE C Employer name SUNY College of Optometry Amount $63,648.22 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, DELORIS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,648.22 Date 01/06/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIEROP, DEBRA A Employer name Delaware County Amount $63,648.14 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, MICHAEL C Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $63,648.10 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHRIS A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $63,647.60 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPSON, VICTORIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,647.45 Date 03/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEBA, KAREN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 09/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, DEBRA J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 01/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCUME-HOOPER, REGGIE L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 07/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVANAUGH, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHABRIER, NORBERTO A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, ANNA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, KELLY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCORDINO, RICHARD BRUNO Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 09/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINKOHL, DANIEL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 02/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, DEAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGVARSKY, MICHAELA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 12/27/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDONER, LINDA L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,647.45 Date 11/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACZEWSKI, MARK J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,647.45 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JUDITH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,647.45 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFOY, JAMES S Employer name Town of Queensbury Amount $63,647.05 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, DEBORAH A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,647.05 Date 05/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINKLE, RONALD L Employer name Erie County Amount $63,646.98 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICK, ROBERT Employer name Orange County Amount $63,646.80 Date 05/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBNIAK, DAVID Employer name Steuben County Amount $63,646.70 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOITKO, SHARON R Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $63,646.29 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAN, WILLIAM B Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $63,646.11 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILOR, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $63,645.67 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASKEL, DAVID A Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $63,645.64 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIRMAN, LARRY A Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $63,645.47 Date 10/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROTAR, MELANIE L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,645.14 Date 03/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISIASZEK, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,644.94 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIEL, CHRIS M Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,644.67 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARR, JOHN W, SR Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $63,644.64 Date 10/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALASTRO, STEPHEN J Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $63,644.49 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKE, MARY E H Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $63,644.48 Date 06/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, BRANDON W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,644.37 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FASANO, DIANE M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,644.29 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, JEWEL S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,644.27 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACE, BRIAN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,644.25 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, JAMES Employer name City of Middletown Amount $63,643.73 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, JOANN Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,643.36 Date 06/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESSEGIAN, M DEBRA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,643.08 Date 01/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAL, RAYMOND Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,643.07 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, MONIQUE D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $63,642.97 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVANE, JOAN F Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,642.51 Date 12/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONNEAU, DEAN A Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $63,642.44 Date 02/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINIGAGLIA, FRANK J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $63,642.24 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDIS, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,641.94 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAF, MARK E Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,640.82 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACKUS, ANDREW M Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $63,640.61 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGE, JENNIFER B Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $63,640.54 Date 10/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNAUGHTON, MARGARET Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $63,640.25 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, LARRY T Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $63,640.24 Date 10/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALONDE, JOSEPH D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $63,640.12 Date 08/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDRA, DEEPA Employer name Bryant Library Amount $63,640.10 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, MICHAEL L Employer name Albany County Amount $63,639.81 Date 08/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, JESSE J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $63,639.49 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, KENNY L Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,639.31 Date 03/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, COLLEEN A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,639.12 Date 10/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, MICHAEL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,638.95 Date 03/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System