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 HIGGINS, RHONA R Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,409.24 Date 02/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CINDY L Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $61,409.17 Date 08/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, NICHOLAS Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $61,408.93 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETZER, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $61,408.65 Date 09/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARUGHESE, THOMAS Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,408.52 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MARGARET K Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $61,408.41 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSHOCK, MARIE V Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,408.37 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGHA, SALIM A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $61,407.84 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENSAH, KWESI T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,407.46 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINONES, VICTOR J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $61,406.77 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUC, ROLPHE J Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $61,406.63 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE POINT, LINDA S Employer name Marion CSD Amount $61,406.40 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, KEVIN Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $61,406.39 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTI, THOMAS Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $61,406.37 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYNE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $61,405.87 Date 08/08/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATELLO, RUSSELL J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $61,405.81 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHEIT, RONALD A Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,405.77 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DONALD J, JR Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $61,405.63 Date 08/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCKLE, PAMELA L Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,405.28 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORTECKY, JOHN G Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $61,404.95 Date 10/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKER, JASON Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,404.64 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, MONIKA J Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $61,404.59 Date 05/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANONO-VIDAL, MONIQUE S Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $61,404.47 Date 08/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN F Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $61,404.35 Date 09/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIGLIOTTI, DAVID L Employer name Utica Mun Housing Authority Amount $61,404.10 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINDER, JOHN F Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $61,403.91 Date 12/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, YVETTE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $61,403.81 Date 01/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHETTI, DONNA D Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $61,403.71 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, SEAN P Employer name Village of Springville Amount $61,403.58 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEDDER, DANIEL Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $61,403.23 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, JULIE M Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $61,403.10 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREELEY, JOHN F, JR Employer name Town of La Fayette Amount $61,403.05 Date 11/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, LISA N Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $61,402.92 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINDER, JAMES Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $61,402.87 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, STEPHANI M Employer name Windsor CSD Amount $61,402.26 Date 08/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHER, RAYMOND M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $61,401.83 Date 05/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, PAUL E Employer name Village of Mohawk Amount $61,401.75 Date 06/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DAILEY, ORMOND JOHN, III Employer name Town of Chili Amount $61,401.57 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATNEY, SHIRLEY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,401.52 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKESSINIS, DONNA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,401.43 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEATCRAFT, FLORENCE M Employer name City of Corning Amount $61,401.33 Date 02/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MARCA, JOSEPH P, JR Employer name Town of Islip Amount $61,401.14 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, JAMES E Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $61,401.13 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, CLARIS Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,401.02 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROSS, JAMES W Employer name Department of Health Amount $61,400.88 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLER, REGENIA A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $61,400.63 Date 11/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, BRUCE G Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,400.63 Date 11/25/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RICHARD A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $61,400.43 Date 11/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDBERGER, ANDREA D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,400.32 Date 09/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, SARAH G Employer name City of Geneva Amount $61,400.16 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name POWELL, VOLNEY B Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,400.05 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROWIK, RAYMOND M Employer name Broome County Amount $61,399.88 Date 04/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, GEORGE W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $61,399.60 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, TODD G Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,399.59 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRCH, EDWARD M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,399.41 Date 05/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLGAN, KATHERINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,399.33 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, KHALILAH L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $61,399.28 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HEUSEN, PATRICIA L Employer name Canajoharie CSD Amount $61,399.26 Date 09/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, SHEBA L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $61,399.13 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,399.00 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,398.80 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZORA, MARK A Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $61,398.60 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL W Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,398.53 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUSHEY, RODNEY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,398.18 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGBY, AMY M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,398.02 Date 04/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURET, MADELINE Employer name Orange County Amount $61,397.80 Date 07/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANDT, MATTHEW P Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,397.68 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PARKER, LARRY L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $61,397.41 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CHRISTINE Employer name Village of Port Jefferson Amount $61,397.31 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, BRAD J Employer name Massena CSD Amount $61,396.96 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, MARIA B Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,396.73 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONN, FREDERICK C Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $61,396.71 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETTENBAUGH, SUSAN B Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,396.61 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, ANGELA S Employer name Wayne County Amount $61,396.53 Date 04/04/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNEY, DARRELL J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $61,395.77 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS-BENTON, ASHLEY M Employer name Education Department Amount $61,395.73 Date 06/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECK, JEFFREY A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $61,395.72 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOTSON, DERIC R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $61,395.69 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HACKETT, WILLIAM J Employer name Chemung County Amount $61,395.61 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, ERIC L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,395.60 Date 02/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGLE, PAUL A Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $61,395.57 Date 06/24/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRITY, CHRISTINE R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $61,395.56 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RONALD R Employer name Grand Island CSD Amount $61,395.40 Date 09/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCO, FRANCESCO E, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $61,395.26 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMAS, DEANNA M Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $61,395.22 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBUCKI, DAWN C Employer name Monroe County Amount $61,395.10 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, CYNTHIA A Employer name Rondout Valley CSD at Accord Amount $61,394.99 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVALERI, MICHAEL Employer name Albany County Amount $61,394.95 Date 10/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST JEAN, FRANTZ J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $61,394.54 Date 07/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LANA M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $61,394.46 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNDRIYAL, MADHU Employer name City of White Plains Amount $61,394.39 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNAULT, JENNIFER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $61,394.36 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURCON, GLENN A Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $61,394.24 Date 08/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, TERRELL Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $61,393.63 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDURA, MICHAEL S Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $61,393.48 Date 09/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAE, THOMAS A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $61,393.45 Date 01/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,392.48 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAEFER, ELIZABETH F Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,391.91 Date 12/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, UMEKA C Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,391.48 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALERNO, CHARLES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $61,391.35 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System