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 HOMKOW, PAUL R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,828.20 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARVIDSON, WILLIAM C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,828.13 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, NANCY B Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $71,827.80 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LICATA, CINDY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,827.41 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARBELL, SHERRY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,827.38 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEK-BENNETT, POLLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,826.96 Date 11/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDECK, RAYMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,826.93 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JAIME R Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $71,826.66 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHAD A Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $71,826.64 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRELLA, MICHAEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,826.35 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLT, GLEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,826.14 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONE, DANIEL F Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,826.10 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, RICHARD L Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $71,826.09 Date 12/14/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIDGEMAN, YVONNE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,826.02 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, PAUL W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,825.90 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINGELSKI, JOSEPH, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,825.78 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, PAULA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,825.78 Date 05/10/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRED J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,825.21 Date 07/09/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIHALY, CRYSTOL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,825.05 Date 09/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERDMAN, JOSEPH E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,824.50 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOW, JEFFREY J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,824.49 Date 09/04/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, SEAN J Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $71,824.22 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUATTROCCHI, ROBERT J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,824.07 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINERLY, BRIAN P Employer name City of Middletown Amount $71,824.04 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CHAD M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,823.96 Date 01/24/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, DAVID W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,823.96 Date 01/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSEY, MATTHEW S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,823.96 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKAM, RUSSELL E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,823.86 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHOLSKY, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,823.61 Date 07/15/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSTON, RITA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,823.43 Date 11/10/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANTLEBURY, ELIZABETH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,823.26 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUGLAS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,822.94 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAMERE, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,822.55 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEROUX, MATTHEW P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,822.37 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIERKO, MARIE T Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,821.46 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINOLA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,821.14 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGENDORF, LAWRENCE Employer name Albany County Amount $71,820.61 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, KRISTIN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,819.87 Date 06/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAVER, RALPH L, III Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $71,819.53 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, NANCY L Employer name Putnam County Amount $71,819.27 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMALKOWSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,819.09 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FETCHO, PAMELA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,818.88 Date 07/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOPER, BRIAN A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,818.69 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KELLY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,818.40 Date 10/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, LOIS K Employer name Mohawk Valley Library System Amount $71,818.08 Date 04/16/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELISCA, NAOMI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,817.69 Date 01/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIMER, I'ANTHA P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,817.64 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CAROLE S Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $71,817.24 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSNER, SCOTT T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,817.20 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOTTA, SANDRO D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $71,816.94 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, MARIE L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $71,816.68 Date 06/08/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLAS, DAVID C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,816.56 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,816.51 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONACUM, PATRICIA Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,816.24 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINA, KATHLEEN Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $71,816.18 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDAU, LISA A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,816.08 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOANNE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,816.00 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, SHANE L Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,815.89 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON KRAMER, LINDA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,815.72 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, RICHARD J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,815.72 Date 03/26/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICH, LORI L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,815.72 Date 06/30/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,815.72 Date 05/25/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, TIMOTHY A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,815.72 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, PHYLLIS A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,815.72 Date 05/18/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCLAVOUNOS, PHIL J Employer name No Westchester Joint Water Works Amount $71,815.69 Date 12/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI SCIPIO, ANTHONY M Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,815.59 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, MATTHEW J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,815.42 Date 08/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHELAN, RYAN T Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,813.93 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAUDHURI, ARUNDHUTI Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,813.73 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, LYNN M Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,813.59 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLLOCK, PATRICIA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,813.30 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ERICA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,812.80 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSER, JOHN C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,812.60 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, HILDA A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,812.45 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, JILL E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $71,812.39 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEMKOVA, SVETLANA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $71,812.18 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPASQUALE, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $71,811.27 Date 05/15/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRAY, KEVIN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,811.07 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, ERIC T Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $71,809.62 Date 04/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, KRISTINE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,809.55 Date 05/22/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, CAROLYN J Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $71,809.50 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, SHEILA M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,809.49 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURIONE, JOHN V Employer name City of Elmira Amount $71,808.88 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, MICHELLE M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $71,808.86 Date 07/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PICENTE, RENEE Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,808.43 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON-STEVENSON, ROMANDA Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $71,808.40 Date 12/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLGATE, MARY ELLEN Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,808.10 Date 09/08/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIESLER, JEAN ANNE Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $71,808.10 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENBORN, WADE E Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $71,808.04 Date 01/18/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, FREDERICK L Employer name Village of Webster Amount $71,808.00 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDON, WILLIAM J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,807.94 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAILLANCOURT, JOAN K Employer name Village of Hastings-On-Hudson Amount $71,807.66 Date 06/30/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, KELLY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,806.61 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, DEBORAH H Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,806.55 Date 12/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOSEPH H Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,806.49 Date 11/29/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORIO-SCHELD, YUKO Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $71,805.97 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, MARY LOUISE Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $71,805.97 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILE, BIAGIO B Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,805.39 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, ANTHONY Employer name Middle Country CSD Amount $71,805.37 Date 12/07/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODMERKEL, ADAM M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,805.30 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System