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 HENDERSON, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Grand Island Amount $62,617.87 Date 10/23/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMORES, AGUSTIN M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,617.64 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JENNIFER B Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,617.38 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTENZA, PAULA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $62,617.24 Date 04/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, DOUGLAS A, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $62,617.20 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, AMY S Employer name Cobleskill Richmondville CSD Amount $62,617.15 Date 01/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MAUREEN E Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $62,617.13 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYREAKEDES, HARRY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $62,617.03 Date 07/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORNING, JAMES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $62,616.63 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCMAHON, DIANE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,616.47 Date 06/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACCI, LISA A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,616.34 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARGUERITE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $62,616.33 Date 10/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRON, CARLOS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,616.06 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, JOSEPH D Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $62,616.05 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSOWICK, THOMAS V Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $62,615.82 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, KRISTIN M Employer name Chenango County Amount $62,615.67 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNGE, CATHY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,615.20 Date 02/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEPEIS, CHARLES T Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $62,615.17 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $62,614.51 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTRIE, PENINAH Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $62,614.42 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, DEANNA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $62,614.41 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, EVELYN G Employer name Cayuga County Amount $62,614.41 Date 09/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTEZ, CHRISTINE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $62,614.40 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGEE, JOSEPH H, JR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,613.89 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORNT, STEVEN L Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $62,613.70 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTILHA, ARMAND T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,613.64 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, LIAM M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $62,613.60 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHTON, CYNTHIA M Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $62,613.57 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, JOHN L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $62,613.41 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, DANIEL B Employer name Ramapo Catskill Library System Amount $62,613.27 Date 12/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, DANIEL T Employer name Schuyler County Amount $62,613.02 Date 11/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, CHERYL Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,612.82 Date 12/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, JENNIFER L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,612.73 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZALONE, DIANE M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $62,612.68 Date 11/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, CHRISTINA R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $62,612.60 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARETTO, ANTHONY F Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $62,612.59 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASO, DENISE N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $62,612.45 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, NANCY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,612.25 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DONNELL M Employer name Amityville UFSD Amount $62,612.14 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNS, DEBORAH B Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,611.87 Date 11/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGANDET, EVA M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $62,611.66 Date 02/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITSCHE, STEPHEN A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,610.92 Date 07/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVAN, MARGARET A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $62,610.59 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILE, ANTHONY N Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $62,610.37 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL DUCO, ANTHONY J Employer name Putnam County Amount $62,610.02 Date 04/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JEANNETTE L Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,609.33 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, DIANE Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,609.30 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINCOLN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $62,609.11 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROPER, JOYCE J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,608.84 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRICOSTA, STEVE Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $62,608.43 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAHODA, ROBERT J Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $62,608.36 Date 05/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, GEORGE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $62,607.69 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPALBO, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $62,607.66 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINGONE, ANGELA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $62,607.45 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILLS, DARRELL R Employer name Town of Greece Amount $62,607.15 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARNEY-BUEHLER, JESSICA A Employer name Essex County Amount $62,606.76 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, ROYCE A Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $62,606.70 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, KATHLEEN Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,606.54 Date 11/30/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBERT, MARY C Employer name Madison County Amount $62,606.40 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACEY, BRIAN T Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $62,606.31 Date 12/21/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BARBARA A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $62,605.69 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISAFULLI, JULIE ANNE C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $62,605.58 Date 02/26/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANCLAR, LISA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,605.42 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRAFESA, DANIEL R Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $62,605.25 Date 11/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROONEY, JEREMY A Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $62,605.15 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMOROWSKI, THADDEUS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $62,604.99 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPPS, DANIEL E Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,604.95 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWATCH, DAVID J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $62,604.63 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, MARIA Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,604.60 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JULIA K Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $62,604.50 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, SARAH E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $62,604.33 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ-HALL, MARIE Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $62,603.89 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, PETER T Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $62,603.75 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST MARY, PATRICIA A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $62,603.57 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGORZALEK, SHANE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $62,603.19 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, PHILLIP C Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,603.13 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANNER, TRENT N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,603.07 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWER, THOMAS C Employer name Allegany County Amount $62,602.60 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMEYER, JAMES L Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,602.37 Date 10/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, PATRICIA A Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $62,602.34 Date 08/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTO, STEPHANIE ANN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $62,602.18 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITT, ELISA Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $62,601.41 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIMELS, JOYCE M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $62,601.09 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, JOSHUA L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $62,600.78 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTI, MARINA Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $62,600.65 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JENNIFER B Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $62,600.04 Date 10/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, VICKI A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $62,599.75 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPPARD, SONYA S Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,599.51 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, CHARLES M Employer name Town of Hurley Amount $62,599.46 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFELLI, ANTHONY E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $62,599.22 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARI, LOUIS, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $62,598.43 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, TIMOTHY P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $62,598.34 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, JULIANNE Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $62,598.14 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCKENBROCHT, FRANKLIN P Employer name Nassau Co Voc Edu & Ext Bd Amount $62,598.02 Date 06/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, LEA A Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $62,597.99 Date 09/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDLITZ, ROBIN S Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,597.92 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTLER, KURT A Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,597.90 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISDALE, SANDERS, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,597.90 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEVEN J Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,597.89 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DONALD, WALTER M, IV Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,597.89 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System