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 BENJAMIN, ISAAC Employer name City of Rochester Amount $61,283.14 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $61,282.63 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, RICKY L Employer name Franklin County Amount $61,282.51 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIOS, ANDREW W Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $61,282.49 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESQUITA, ANTONIO C Employer name Orange County Amount $61,282.12 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NULTY, DAVID W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,281.60 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, DANIEL R Employer name Warren County Amount $61,281.56 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, PHILIP T Employer name Saratoga County Amount $61,281.41 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSINA, MICHAEL L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,281.25 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, MICHAEL J Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $61,280.79 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, REBECCA J Employer name Ontario County Amount $61,280.64 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANNON, OCTAVIA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,280.61 Date 07/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DAVID M D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $61,280.17 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BELLOFATTO, SCOTT R Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $61,280.09 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, CLAUDE R Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $61,280.07 Date 02/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, DONNA M Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $61,279.95 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANAHAN, DOROTHY M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $61,279.81 Date 10/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORES, BRIDGETTE A Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,279.69 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSORIO, MARIA T Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $61,279.57 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNOOY, SUZANNE J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,279.20 Date 07/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPUK, AMY E Employer name Essex County Amount $61,279.14 Date 05/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOMHOWER, ALAN J Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $61,279.05 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVORY, MICHAEL Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $61,278.87 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUTA, MICHAEL Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $61,278.53 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGA, JACQUELINE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $61,278.49 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRAIOLO, ANITA L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $61,278.23 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAVY, PATRICIA H Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,278.18 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KENDRUA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $61,278.07 Date 01/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, DEANNA M Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $61,277.94 Date 02/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, RYAN C Employer name Erie County Amount $61,277.82 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLING, THEODORE Employer name Town of Rockland Amount $61,277.76 Date 08/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONZI, NANCY T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,277.46 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, VICTORIA C Employer name Assembly: Annual Legislative Amount $61,277.38 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTE, LISA H Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,277.27 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, BONNIE J Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,276.85 Date 09/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NHAN, HUNG M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $61,276.82 Date 05/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MLINARCHIK, EDWARD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $61,276.05 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, MICHAEL L Employer name Ulster County Amount $61,276.01 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES C Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $61,275.84 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, FRANCIS L Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $61,275.35 Date 08/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, JAMIE J Employer name Cortland County Amount $61,274.50 Date 11/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBORDS, CHARLES L, JR Employer name Steuben County Amount $61,274.49 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFFEE, STEVEN R Employer name Allegany County Amount $61,274.41 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIP, BONNIE J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $61,274.38 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVERNESE, KAREN A Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $61,274.07 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $61,273.86 Date 07/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, KATHLEEN A Employer name Town of Bedford Amount $61,273.74 Date 01/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORDEN, LISA A Employer name Oneida County Amount $61,273.39 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, WAYNE B Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $61,273.37 Date 11/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATULLI, PATRICE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $61,273.21 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACCUE, MICHAEL R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $61,272.96 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, BENJAMIN P Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $61,272.68 Date 06/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUCHKO, GREGORY J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $61,272.59 Date 10/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRLEW, MARSHA Employer name Nassau County Amount $61,272.56 Date 08/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORGUS, DEBRA J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $61,272.34 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSEKIAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $61,272.11 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS, ARTURO E Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $61,272.09 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALADINO, EMANUEL F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,272.00 Date 03/31/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, BRENDAN J Employer name City of Utica Amount $61,271.77 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, SHARON K Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $61,271.74 Date 10/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINNOCK, JACKLIN E Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $61,271.18 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWITZER, KEVIN J Employer name Town of Walworth Amount $61,271.09 Date 04/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCCI, DAVID J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $61,270.97 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKI, KRISTIN M Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $61,270.91 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JESSE A Employer name Town of Southold Amount $61,270.83 Date 09/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, TERRY W Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $61,270.49 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, ANN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,270.33 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPAGNE, JAMES M Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $61,269.65 Date 05/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, SHARON A Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $61,269.64 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOD, JOHN L Employer name Erie County Amount $61,269.62 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILODEAU, ALICE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $61,269.53 Date 06/26/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, VICTOR D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $61,269.53 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRIAN, LAURIE B Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,269.47 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCHERI, KAREN A Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $61,269.21 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSSI, THOMAS M, SR Employer name Office of General Services Amount $61,269.18 Date 03/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, CARINE E Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $61,268.68 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNA, LINDA G Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $61,268.62 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEEHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $61,268.45 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLEY, JEFFREY A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $61,267.83 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, HEATHER M Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $61,267.72 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, JAMES D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $61,267.70 Date 09/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTA, HOLLY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $61,267.66 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, JERELL T Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $61,267.53 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAWAZ, MUHAMMAD Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $61,267.35 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PIERNO, CHRISTINE E Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $61,266.78 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, KEISHA L Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $61,266.46 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGALA, ESTER H Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $61,265.66 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAD, KAREN L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $61,265.48 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, CLINNETTE S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $61,265.35 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, RYAN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $61,264.95 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MELANIE A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,263.68 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENOVEAU, ROBIN Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $61,263.68 Date 07/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOVALCZIK, VALERIE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $61,263.62 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOWSKI, WILLIAM J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $61,263.53 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGLIAVENTO, JOSHUA J Employer name Village of Dryden Amount $61,263.49 Date 06/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COUGHENOUR, KEVIN D Employer name Massena CSD Amount $61,263.49 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, CHARLEEN B Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $61,263.38 Date 02/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, KATHERINE J Employer name Wyoming County Amount $61,263.33 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSTON, BRADLEY J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $61,263.32 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAJOPA, SADHANA Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $61,262.25 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System