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 HEWITT, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $63,005.97 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEE, IAN Employer name Webster CSD Amount $63,005.50 Date 12/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINTON, PATRICIA Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $63,005.50 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STETSON, LANCE P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $63,005.03 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISE, ELISA Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $63,004.92 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HROMOWYK, MICHAEL L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $63,004.77 Date 02/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHAW, NICHOLAS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $63,003.90 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TODD M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,003.83 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, REBECCA Employer name Erie County Amount $63,003.79 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, MELANIE L Employer name Schenectady County Amount $63,003.59 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLENTZ, JUSTIN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,003.48 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DA COSTA, GUSTAVO C Employer name Columbia County Amount $63,003.25 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, JEFFREY T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $63,003.23 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWD, JOANNE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,003.05 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WURTHMAN, JEROMY L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $63,002.91 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, BRYAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,002.51 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVISO, ANTHONY C Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,002.44 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $63,002.00 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSAK, MARGARITA Employer name South Orangetown CSD Amount $63,001.72 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGILL, WILLIAM H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $63,001.51 Date 05/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSON, PETER A Employer name Town of Kent Amount $63,001.16 Date 12/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOBLOCH, DAVID R Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $63,001.08 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRINE, FREDERICK P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $63,001.00 Date 09/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ANTHONY F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $63,000.89 Date 07/11/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, JOHN J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $63,000.86 Date 04/04/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $63,000.86 Date 06/12/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER-WILSON, WENDY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $63,000.83 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, PATRICIA S Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $63,000.81 Date 09/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, JESSE W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $63,000.69 Date 02/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORK, JAMES P Employer name South Huntington Water District Amount $63,000.27 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKOWSKI, NANCY S Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,000.12 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, PATRICK D Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $63,000.08 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, TIMOTHY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,000.01 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACK-HARRELL, MICHELLE, MRS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,999.99 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KEUREN, THOMAS M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $62,999.94 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPIEGEL, FLORA Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $62,999.75 Date 03/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, MARY T Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $62,999.46 Date 06/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAPKA, DAVID M Employer name Erie County Amount $62,999.21 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBSON, DONALD J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,998.88 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIES, BRADLEY M Employer name Hampton Bays UFSD Amount $62,998.71 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERYEA, NORMA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,998.51 Date 11/08/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOHNNY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $62,998.02 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SCOTT J Employer name City of Olean Amount $62,997.82 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KATHRYN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,997.63 Date 07/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOO, RODNEY Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $62,997.58 Date 04/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKISIAN, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $62,997.55 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, PATRICK L Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $62,997.36 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHATEREH F Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $62,996.84 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBB, JEFF S Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $62,996.82 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DENNIS W Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,996.60 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMA, MARCELLA C Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $62,996.59 Date 08/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KEVIN M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $62,996.58 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSHUK, IRINA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $62,996.56 Date 11/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-GRAVINA, KERRY A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $62,996.38 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KHALIFA N Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,994.81 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERLAIN, MELISSA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $62,994.66 Date 02/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, CATHY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,994.55 Date 06/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIASECKI, JAMES R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,994.32 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEP, MARY S Employer name Tompkins County Amount $62,993.46 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDD, JOSEPH M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $62,993.23 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICKNER, HEATHER A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,993.22 Date 05/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, MARGARET Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $62,993.14 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, DAVID A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,993.09 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZEL, JENNA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,993.00 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAROWN, TERI L Employer name Village of Cooperstown Amount $62,992.39 Date 08/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIN, REBECCA T Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,992.15 Date 03/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKETT, DENESE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $62,991.79 Date 01/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES M Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $62,991.46 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MELANIE K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,991.42 Date 08/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENDRICK, CLAUDE Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,991.41 Date 08/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,991.36 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, EVADNEY E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $62,991.28 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, CATHERINE Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $62,991.25 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEVINS, ANDREW R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $62,991.05 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTICELLI, JEANNINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMBRA, GINGER N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGARDO, TERRI E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, CHERYL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MONICA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARONEY, TAMMY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATCHETT, ELAINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LEESHA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, WILLIAM Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANOWSKI, GREGORY P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS-MIDGETTE, CAROLYNN D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORISE, TINA MARIE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 09/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVOULES, GAIL H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,991.00 Date 11/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, BRIAN P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,990.05 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, JESSE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $62,989.89 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORIA, KRISTEN A Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,989.51 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SEAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,989.03 Date 04/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTFOOT, JAN E Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $62,988.61 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ROSANN J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $62,988.55 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZELI, LINDA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,988.17 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JACQUELINE B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,988.12 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHMEYER, RANDOLPH J Employer name Jefferson County Amount $62,987.84 Date 01/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, BARBARA R Employer name Binghamton Childrens Services Amount $62,987.67 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASE, ELAINE M Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $62,987.44 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System