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 PORTER, MICHELLE H Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,443.27 Date 07/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMOWITZ, ANDREW R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $63,442.78 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANLEY, JOSEPH A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,442.78 Date 02/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVELOCK, PAUL R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,442.78 Date 05/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIPPEN, KARA E Employer name Department of State Amount $63,442.78 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, ANITA H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,442.78 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, LEE W Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $63,441.98 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELO, RONALD P Employer name Erie County Amount $63,441.82 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GEMMA Employer name Education Department Amount $63,441.78 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, GINA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $63,441.47 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASINELLA, ANTHONY J Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,441.43 Date 03/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURKOWSKI, SCOTT A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,441.25 Date 08/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, HOLLY L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,441.14 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, EUGENE T Employer name Albany County Amount $63,441.10 Date 07/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHODKOWSKI, KEITH D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,440.80 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, ALIYA N Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $63,440.69 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOVEY, BRUCE A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $63,440.46 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINI, GINA M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,440.41 Date 04/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DEIRDRE E Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $63,440.35 Date 05/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEGNER, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,439.87 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, KELLEI-ANN M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,439.79 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARMENT, ROBERT E Employer name Chautauqua Lake CSD Amount $63,439.68 Date 12/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PREVETE, EILEEN Employer name Village of Great Neck Estates Amount $63,439.66 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMPHREYS, CORA E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,439.64 Date 08/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAG, G HOWARD, JR Employer name Town of Eden Amount $63,439.44 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOHN D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,439.06 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEON, STEPHANIE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $63,438.90 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, GERALD R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,438.86 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUHNKE, MARK D Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $63,438.70 Date 08/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEUBERGER, DONALD J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $63,438.59 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESCIA, DAVID M Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $63,438.39 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, JEFFREY D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $63,437.91 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LILLA, TERRY A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $63,437.88 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEIGHAN, SANDRA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,437.76 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGIERO, NATALIE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $63,437.19 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASCO, ALFREDO Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $63,437.09 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, GRETCHEN M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $63,437.08 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEADER, ZACKERY M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,436.95 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STALLINGS, KECIA Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,436.51 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCCHINO, JENNIFER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,436.41 Date 07/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNZE, TONI ANN Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $63,436.29 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, DANIEL J Employer name Orange County Amount $63,435.32 Date 06/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THONE, THOMAS Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $63,435.27 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, DENNISE Y Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,434.85 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCINKOWSKI, DAVID J Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $63,434.45 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPIRCHIO, BIAGIO Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $63,434.33 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENK, CHRISTINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,434.19 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIAFALO, CHRISTINE V Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,433.66 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTIS, PATRICIA J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $63,433.18 Date 02/20/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS-PALMER, LESLIE A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,432.76 Date 07/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORGE, MICHAEL D Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $63,432.60 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURDINEER, MATTHEW L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,432.48 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCURCIO, GINA M Employer name West Hempstead Public Library Amount $63,432.28 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRANG, SAMANTHA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,432.19 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALEY, BARBARA A Employer name Franklinville CSD Amount $63,432.13 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ONIKA A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $63,431.91 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR-DARCH, DENISE J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $63,431.86 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATTERTON, ANDREA T Employer name Town of Greece Amount $63,431.85 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, CAROLYN L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $63,431.63 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, JAMES J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,431.31 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, ANNE MARIE Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $63,431.03 Date 11/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEISINGER, TERRIE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,431.02 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GORDON D, JR Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $63,430.77 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMBRUM, MARK, II Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,430.69 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOTOLO, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,430.07 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALWEIS, ROBERT F Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $63,429.95 Date 07/15/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, TRACY R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,429.64 Date 10/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYLANCE, ALLA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $63,429.59 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LORA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $63,429.56 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MICHAEL E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $63,429.21 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAPP, KURT G Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,428.95 Date 04/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICCARELLI, DOROTHEA M Employer name Village of Pittsford Amount $63,428.91 Date 06/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARDI, LORI A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,428.86 Date 12/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCE, SONIA C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,428.81 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, ULRIC K Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,428.74 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LAIZAMMA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $63,428.68 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $63,428.60 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ PEREZ, ALEXIS E Employer name UFSD of The Tarrytowns Amount $63,428.58 Date 01/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIFERT, ERIC N Employer name City of Rome Amount $63,428.26 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,427.99 Date 05/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ELIZABETH L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,427.88 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, MARCIA J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,427.66 Date 08/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DAVID B, JR Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $63,427.52 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABLE-STONE, KELLY L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,427.32 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JASON M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $63,427.12 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, AIMEE L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,426.62 Date 08/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, MATTHEW J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,425.93 Date 01/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $63,425.44 Date 01/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JAMES P Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $63,425.43 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $63,425.42 Date 08/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSLYN, DAVID P Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,425.12 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, EDITH R Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $63,425.05 Date 12/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, JAMES Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $63,425.05 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, ENZA Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $63,424.74 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, BEVERLY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,424.55 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, JASON L Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $63,423.69 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAREN, CAROL M Employer name Town of Woodbury Amount $63,423.67 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, TODD W Employer name Town of North Elba Amount $63,423.46 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFERY B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $63,423.42 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANNING, WAYNE E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $63,423.25 Date 05/27/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System