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 DORIS, MATTHEW Employer name Tuckahoe Common Sd Amount $60,187.05 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROUGHT, GUY C Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,186.50 Date 01/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, JOHN T Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $60,186.06 Date 12/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINAL, JAMES R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $60,185.91 Date 09/15/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSONE, PAUL A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $60,185.91 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, CHARLES C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $60,185.91 Date 07/23/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMOLARO, ANTHONY A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $60,185.23 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIA, ANTHONY A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,185.11 Date 05/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSON, PAUL R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,184.80 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, EARL J Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $60,184.79 Date 11/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, RYAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,184.58 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, ELAINE Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $60,184.55 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, JENNIFER Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $60,184.54 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, JAMES V, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,184.44 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, EDWARD Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $60,184.30 Date 04/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVONSKI, JENNIFER L Employer name Wading River Fire District Amount $60,184.17 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBOUR, MARGARET Employer name New York Public Library Amount $60,184.08 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVESQUE, GARY P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $60,183.70 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, MARGARET A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $60,183.43 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, KEVIN Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $60,183.42 Date 12/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, CHARLES P Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $60,183.04 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECORE, ERIC J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $60,183.01 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, RONALD G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $60,182.95 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, KENNETH G Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $60,182.94 Date 01/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSEKNECHT, GARY S Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $60,182.54 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, JOSEPH G Employer name Town of Southold Amount $60,182.54 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $60,182.14 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCISCO, NEIL Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,181.74 Date 08/25/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, MAUREEN A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $60,181.62 Date 10/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHWAY, SCOTT L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $60,181.57 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, YVETTE Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $60,181.57 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLINSKI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $60,181.48 Date 12/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, MARY T Employer name Chemung County Amount $60,181.42 Date 10/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ALEXIS C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,180.65 Date 06/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTENDORF, DIANE F Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,180.40 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, DAVID R, JR Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $60,180.29 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, SHAWN M Employer name SUNY College at Geneseo Amount $60,180.04 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTHINS, LEEWOOD, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $60,179.96 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONE, EILEEN T Employer name Nassau County Amount $60,179.83 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALISI, KATHRYN A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $60,179.58 Date 11/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, KAYLA N Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $60,179.30 Date 02/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWARTWOOD, NATHAN E Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,179.24 Date 06/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCARELLA, KATHY A Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $60,179.02 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, SEAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $60,178.74 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, CATERINA M Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $60,178.44 Date 09/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MICHAEL W Employer name Allegany County Amount $60,178.21 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIM, CHARLES Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,177.78 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTIG, LAURIE A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $60,177.78 Date 03/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, HOLLY M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,177.78 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, KERRI L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,177.78 Date 12/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANCI, JEAN T Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $60,177.78 Date 09/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSE, JANET M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $60,177.78 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC RAE, ADRIAN P Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $60,177.77 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISPINO, NICHOLAS S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $60,177.46 Date 03/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, THOMAS R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $60,177.44 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTKIN, STEVEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $60,177.43 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KIRK N Employer name Schuyler County Amount $60,177.39 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOESCHE, RICHARD D Employer name Greenwood Lake UFSD Amount $60,177.11 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIGEL, CATHIE L Employer name Saranac Lake CSD Amount $60,176.93 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, WILLIAM S Employer name Penn Yan Bd of Light Commis Amount $60,176.77 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLER, KYRA L Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $60,176.41 Date 06/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENLEAF, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,176.20 Date 08/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROKA, ERIK W Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $60,175.68 Date 07/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLZHAUER, SARAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $60,175.58 Date 10/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSIZA, ANDREW B Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $60,175.26 Date 01/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, JOHN L, III Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $60,175.19 Date 09/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, AMICA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $60,174.31 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONE, JACK A Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $60,174.13 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARHAWK, STEPHEN H Employer name Office of General Services Amount $60,173.94 Date 09/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANKEY, JAMES A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $60,173.79 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, WILLIAM R Employer name Mayfield CSD Amount $60,173.71 Date 10/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Erie County Amount $60,173.61 Date 09/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVICK-DALDER, PAULETTE Employer name Westhampton Beach UFSD Amount $60,173.21 Date 10/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, RAYSHAUN L Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $60,173.12 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESZKOWICZ, THOMAS Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $60,173.01 Date 03/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANKEY, CHARLES E Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $60,172.97 Date 09/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESOLOWSKI, TIMOTHY Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $60,172.82 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLAVITO, JENNY M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $60,172.71 Date 08/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MELANEE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,172.34 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, ABBY J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $60,172.08 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEY, LEAH M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $60,171.92 Date 01/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, JENNISE Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $60,171.71 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FOREST, LISA A Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $60,171.67 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, BRADLEY R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $60,171.66 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, EVA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $60,171.54 Date 11/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, DVORAH Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $60,171.39 Date 10/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, GREGORY W Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $60,171.25 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, ROBIN J Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $60,171.20 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS-WALKER, KELLY M Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $60,170.78 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, DIANA Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $60,170.65 Date 03/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLANCO, LIZETTE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $60,170.46 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEKELI, KLAUS Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $60,169.79 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINKENHOKER, ROBERT J Employer name Village of Brewster Amount $60,169.75 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZNEK, JASON T Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $60,169.55 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINGEE, BRIAN E Employer name Town of Clinton Amount $60,169.21 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIZENER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $60,168.91 Date 12/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLIARD, JIMMY A Employer name Albany County Amount $60,168.85 Date 11/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, RICHARD J Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $60,168.68 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZA, JONATHAN D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $60,168.24 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACUB, HAROLD Z Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $60,168.18 Date 10/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System