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 FARNEY, WAYNE C Employer name Lewis County Amount $61,720.12 Date 01/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENETTE, DAVID E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,720.10 Date 06/27/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, DAVID R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,719.75 Date 06/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Victor Amount $61,719.72 Date 07/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, TYRUS M Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $61,719.61 Date 03/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILOTTA, NICHOLAS M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $61,719.55 Date 05/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, ALAN T Employer name Village of Brookville Amount $61,719.54 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIMOTHY G Employer name Madison County Amount $61,719.07 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIDMORE, DAWN M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $61,718.96 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREADIE, TYNE K Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $61,718.86 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVERLY, ANITA R Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,718.55 Date 12/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLES, ELISE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,718.55 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, LAURA M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $61,718.55 Date 01/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, NICOLE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 05/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJORHAZELL, D V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUBEN, ORIEL M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, LINDA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSLEY, J EDISON Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, DAVID A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEKIN, JOSEPH M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 11/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEISENHEIMER, PATRICIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOKICH, STUART C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 02/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, WADE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELDON, CHEMEEKA D Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $61,718.55 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,718.46 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, TODD R Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,718.26 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINCENT, MARLEINE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $61,718.17 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEHR, ANN M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $61,717.62 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAY, THOMAS C Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $61,717.49 Date 04/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, SALLY S Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $61,716.93 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIMBY, CORY D Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,716.78 Date 06/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PETRIE, JASON M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $61,716.64 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, REVA M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $61,716.64 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, JUSTIN R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,716.55 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNSIDE, MARGARET E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,716.48 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGHT, THEODORE W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $61,716.03 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIGE, HOWLENA L Employer name Orange County Amount $61,715.84 Date 11/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, EDWARD J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,715.74 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENTADUE, VINCENT Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $61,715.70 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPE, JACQUELINE A Employer name Opp/Ephr-St.John CSD Amount $61,715.03 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARIA E Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $61,714.81 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNTSEN, DOREEN A Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $61,714.54 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, JOSEPH J Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,714.51 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROBATTISTA, JOHN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,714.48 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, KEVIN O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,714.30 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCOLM, RUTH K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,713.41 Date 05/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTOSH, KELTHA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,713.16 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, SHAWN A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $61,712.73 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPSKI, TANYA M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $61,712.70 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, LATOYA A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,712.62 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROZZA, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,712.43 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREBLESKI, COLLEEN G Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,712.40 Date 03/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, MARK E Employer name Albany County Amount $61,712.17 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HATT, STEPHANIE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $61,711.86 Date 05/31/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLANT, LYNN D Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $61,711.82 Date 12/07/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLYDE, JESSE T Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $61,711.15 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KEVIN S Employer name Erie County Amount $61,711.14 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOY, KYLE P Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,711.10 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, DIANE M Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $61,711.08 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALINKA, LISA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $61,711.07 Date 05/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARDIFF, PAUL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,710.86 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTE, RAFAEL Employer name Valley Stream Chsd Amount $61,710.18 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, RONNIE Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,709.78 Date 09/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, MICHAEL Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,709.49 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFAELE, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $61,709.37 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPPONE, MICHAEL R, II Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,709.37 Date 04/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RERA, JOHN A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $61,708.99 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MORRIS, BILL K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,708.92 Date 11/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO-FERREIRA, DANIELLE I Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,708.92 Date 10/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, DAVID J Employer name Erie County Amount $61,708.11 Date 03/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, ROBERT F Employer name N Tonawanda City School Dist Amount $61,707.74 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTMAN, KATHRYN E Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,707.62 Date 06/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, JENNIFER L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $61,707.46 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JAMES W Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,706.92 Date 09/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MIRIAM L Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $61,706.74 Date 10/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, MICHAEL A Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,706.63 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITRELL, CRAIG A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $61,705.94 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINTZ, SUSAN Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,705.61 Date 03/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GHENT, DEBORAH L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $61,705.52 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENCH, TRAVIS G Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $61,705.45 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LELLAN, SCOTT A Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $61,705.40 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOTTI, PETER Employer name Town of Henrietta Amount $61,705.00 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIONDI, CLAUDIA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,704.94 Date 03/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURMASTER, DAVID P Employer name Town of Porter Amount $61,704.93 Date 11/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $61,704.76 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, JARED Q Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $61,704.33 Date 02/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, DALE A Employer name Town of Barre Amount $61,703.78 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARES, NANCY J Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $61,703.66 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISER, DOUGLAS Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $61,703.61 Date 05/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAAS, LAWRENCE M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $61,703.43 Date 03/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURFORD, JAMES K Employer name Broome County Amount $61,703.37 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINGS, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $61,703.35 Date 05/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, VERNON A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,703.24 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERIAM, F MICHAEL Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,703.09 Date 10/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTON, REGINA A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $61,703.08 Date 03/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECONDO, KATHLEEN G Employer name City of Hornell Amount $61,702.99 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAIN, STEVEN A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,702.91 Date 09/04/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCADI, DANIEL J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,702.80 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PACKARD, LEE C Employer name Broome County Amount $61,702.77 Date 05/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, THOMAS E Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $61,702.54 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System