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 HODGSON, STEPHANIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,373.31 Date 04/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDER, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $56,373.26 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, SUZANNE P Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $56,372.93 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDY, JEAN RILBERT Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $56,372.65 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILBECK, PAUL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $56,372.40 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SONYA M Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $56,372.25 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASALINUOVO, GIUSEPPE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $56,371.97 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTELLO, MATTHEW D Employer name City of Utica Amount $56,371.62 Date 03/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUTERA, ROBERT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $56,371.48 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULNES, WILLIAM F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $56,371.48 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, CLYDE H, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $56,371.45 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MICHAEL H Employer name Town of Arietta Amount $56,371.01 Date 05/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMIEUX, ERIC S Employer name Oneida County Amount $56,370.50 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, JACOB W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $56,370.47 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, JORDYN E Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $56,370.47 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, AKHARIA C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $56,370.45 Date 10/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYMOND, MICHAEL J Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $56,370.11 Date 08/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMO, BRANDON C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,369.78 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENN, LINDSEY Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $56,369.73 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADFORD, DANIEL C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,369.68 Date 02/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZEWSKI, LANCE R Employer name Erie County Amount $56,369.34 Date 06/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAK, ROCHELLE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $56,369.30 Date 10/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAISLEY, JON J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $56,369.14 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINKFIELD, SUE ANN STELLA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,369.00 Date 05/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, EVAN R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $56,368.97 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, KENNETH A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $56,368.54 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, SEAN B Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $56,368.24 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNING, DUANE C Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $56,368.14 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCK, ROZANNE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,368.00 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEROSA, AMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,368.00 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, ELLEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,368.00 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMARTINO, TERIANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,368.00 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, CHARLOTTE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,368.00 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCINO, RONALD R Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $56,368.00 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ANDREA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $56,367.92 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUOCCHIO, STEVE J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $56,367.92 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUENDORF, ROBERT J Employer name Rockland County Amount $56,367.71 Date 07/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE-BLAIR, MYRNA Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,367.63 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, RICHARD J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,367.17 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALTER, MICHAEL J Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,367.07 Date 05/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, JAMES D, JR Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $56,366.97 Date 09/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGNOTTA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $56,366.95 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, ANDREW M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,366.55 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, JEFFREY C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,366.55 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JUSTIN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,366.55 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARILLO, KRISTIN R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,366.55 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETROSINO, MATTHEW W Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $56,366.47 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, TARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,365.95 Date 09/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSS, SCOTT Employer name Kingston City School Dist Amount $56,365.74 Date 06/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWLEY, REBECCA K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $56,365.53 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, TINA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $56,365.11 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZ, SUSAN L Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,365.01 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCA, KATHLEEN Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $56,365.01 Date 02/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DLUGOLONSKI, ANNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $56,364.73 Date 12/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JUDITH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $56,364.67 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULFORD, SAM R Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $56,364.52 Date 07/06/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLOS, FRANCISCO Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $56,363.94 Date 05/18/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLO, ANN MARIE Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $56,363.81 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANO, RITA P Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $56,363.75 Date 10/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMEDES, JILL N Employer name Court of Claims Amount $56,363.54 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLCOTT, DIANE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,362.25 Date 08/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEARWOOD, DARANDA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $56,362.02 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOFKOM, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Owego Amount $56,361.96 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, CELIA Y Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $56,361.91 Date 04/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKY, GERALD A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,361.63 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERTZ, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $56,361.49 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELSNACK, JUSTIN D Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $56,361.48 Date 06/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CONTORNO, KEVIN R Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $56,360.97 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN KLEECK, PATRICIA E, MRS Employer name Dutchess County Amount $56,360.93 Date 05/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNNO, GERALDINE M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $56,360.87 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, CHAD E Employer name Broome County Amount $56,360.59 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ERIN L Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $56,360.47 Date 10/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, MICHAEL J Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $56,360.42 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JULIE A Employer name Erie County Amount $56,360.27 Date 03/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JELLEY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Levittown Public Library Amount $56,360.08 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOFFOLI, ISABEL Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $56,360.03 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, KEVIN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $56,359.81 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREELMAN, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Seneca Co Soil,Wtr Conserv Dis Amount $56,359.65 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE AVEIRO, JAMES T Employer name Town of Liberty Amount $56,359.60 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, ANTHONY A Employer name Village of Westbury Amount $56,359.56 Date 09/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEFFREY M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $56,359.13 Date 05/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNITTEL, CLAIRE E Employer name Franklin County Amount $56,358.83 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, ARTHUR W Employer name Steuben County Amount $56,358.77 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCANO, ERIC M Employer name Ontario County Amount $56,358.73 Date 08/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, DANIEL R Employer name Schenectady County Amount $56,358.59 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARMINGTON, CHRISTINA M Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $56,358.56 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, BROOKE E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $56,358.46 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, DAKOTA Employer name Nassau County Amount $56,358.26 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JASON V Employer name Village of Massena Amount $56,357.31 Date 04/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROBERTIS, HUGH B, JR Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $56,357.18 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MAUREEN C Employer name Herkimer County Amount $56,356.96 Date 06/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPELLO, MICHAEL Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $56,356.95 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, LAURA V Employer name Town of Ithaca Amount $56,356.80 Date 01/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLOWHILL, MICHELLE L Employer name Sweet Home CSD Amrst&Tonawanda Amount $56,356.77 Date 02/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHAGEN, JAMES W Employer name Watervliet Housing Authority Amount $56,356.57 Date 12/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESCOTT, BARBARA A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $56,356.50 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARBON, SHARON Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $56,356.50 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EARLEY, MARCIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $56,355.90 Date 06/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NABB, NORBERT V Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $56,355.70 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIMMER, RICHARD A Employer name Otsego County Amount $56,355.19 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System