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 KNIPE, THOMAS R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $63,279.18 Date 06/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYERS, COLLEEN E B Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $63,278.82 Date 10/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, KAREN A Employer name Orange County Amount $63,278.79 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, TIMOTHY P Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $63,278.60 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JAMES R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $63,278.26 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMA, CHARLES D Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $63,278.15 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUENTES, JESUS A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,277.90 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, JODI L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,277.82 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, PATRICIA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,277.77 Date 04/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTONE, SCOTT M Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,277.63 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, MATTHEW Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $63,277.56 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTRICH, RICHARD M Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $63,277.43 Date 04/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, MITCHELL D Employer name Putnam County Amount $63,277.32 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, MICHAEL R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $63,277.01 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIVEN, CURTIS E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,276.80 Date 04/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNDER, CHARLENE R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,276.76 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, SHARON M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,276.64 Date 03/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, MARGARET Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $63,276.44 Date 11/23/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTUNA, AMANDA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,276.15 Date 04/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLON, TASHA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $63,275.42 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLENIS, DAVID G Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $63,275.41 Date 04/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRESGE, KEVIN W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $63,275.33 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPPLETON, JEFFREY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $63,275.32 Date 10/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, SUSAN P Employer name NYC Judges Amount $63,275.09 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANIAK, GARY S Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $63,275.07 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKIS, JASON T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,274.96 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLER, RUSEL A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,274.87 Date 02/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITLEY, REBECCA Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $63,274.86 Date 10/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, KEVIN W Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $63,274.78 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, SCOTT A Employer name Village of Albion Amount $63,274.61 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, KENNETH M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $63,274.50 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARK H Employer name Boces Wash'sar'War'Ham'Essex Amount $63,274.33 Date 11/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHLMAN, LORI B Employer name Skaneateles CSD Amount $63,274.19 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHITTE, CHRIS A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $63,273.77 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, JOSHUA T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $63,272.25 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOHR, DALE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,272.23 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORKER NANCI, JOYCE D Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $63,271.89 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADLEY, ANTIONETTE H Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,271.89 Date 05/02/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, RENEE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $63,271.80 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDWIN, JEFFREY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,271.39 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENACQUISTA, AMY Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $63,271.19 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSCHIO, ELISA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,271.09 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHET, MICHAELLE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $63,270.91 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHEY, RYAN J Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $63,270.88 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, JEFFREY A Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,270.86 Date 04/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFROM, CARLY P Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,270.80 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, ROSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,270.72 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, JAMES L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $63,270.68 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPER, ANDREW J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $63,270.57 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, SANFORD L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $63,270.46 Date 06/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLEDO, DIANA I Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,270.32 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMP, RICHARD F Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,270.22 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, KATHLEEN F Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $63,270.21 Date 02/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILE, VINCENT F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,270.09 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHENOUDA, FARID S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $63,269.65 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, MAURICE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $63,269.44 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KRAIG A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $63,269.44 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADUKE, MICHELLE A Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,269.37 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMI, TRAVIS A Employer name City of Albany Amount $63,269.37 Date 12/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDREJKO, HEATHER L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,268.90 Date 04/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOREY, CAROL N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $63,268.90 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBINAS, CLAUDIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,268.88 Date 05/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERO, GREGORY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $63,268.78 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARQUITT, NICOLE B Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $63,268.77 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOCKIE, LEONARD M Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $63,268.76 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWAL, JOSEPH J, JR Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $63,268.15 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROK, BARBARA B Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $63,268.12 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIORDAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $63,267.95 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREASSI, JAMES N, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,267.11 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVELLO, JOSEPH G Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $63,266.91 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, HERMAS Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $63,266.57 Date 10/15/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, YVONNE R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,266.49 Date 04/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRITCHARD, JAY H Employer name Pittsford CSD Amount $63,266.35 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDET, JOHN R Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $63,266.02 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SZYMANOSKI, MELISSA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,265.83 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CAROL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $63,265.43 Date 05/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BENJAMIN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $63,265.38 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARPER-MOULTON, SNOW V Employer name Town of Massena Amount $63,265.37 Date 08/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIRE, KRISTEN R Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $63,265.01 Date 08/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JOHN S Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $63,264.38 Date 08/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, AMANDA L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,264.34 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILKERT, DAVILEE J Employer name Broome County Amount $63,264.34 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, JOHN W Employer name Broome County Amount $63,264.32 Date 06/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, TAMMY E Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $63,264.25 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, EVELYN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $63,264.05 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, NICHOLAS Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,263.79 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAGNANO, MATTHEW E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $63,263.77 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JAY D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $63,263.34 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, DONALD L Employer name Town of Inlet Amount $63,263.28 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, CAITLIN J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $63,263.18 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALICEA, ANGELINA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,262.74 Date 12/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABOLAL, ARLENE S Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,262.67 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, DONNA A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $63,262.40 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MICHAEL W Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $63,262.27 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, ANNIE B Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,262.19 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, FRANK X, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $63,262.15 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFERS, KATHRYN M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $63,261.89 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURG, STEPHEN T Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $63,261.79 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, JANEL E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,261.27 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISICARO, JOHN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,261.04 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System