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 LIGGETT, JEREMY M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,744.15 Date 04/26/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, SCOTT C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,743.48 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Amount $70,743.37 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DALE W, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $70,743.34 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOZA, MICHAEL O Employer name Steuben County Amount $70,743.30 Date 06/11/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MART, CLEMENT W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $70,742.99 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, JENIFER L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,742.95 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINSON, PARISH B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $70,742.83 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, CHARLES W Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $70,742.38 Date 12/04/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, CHARLENE C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,741.93 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORKANDER, TRAVIS J Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,741.29 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON-HAGANS, ERIC L Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,740.97 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRA, JOHN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,740.57 Date 11/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTRY, WANDA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,740.06 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHLIN, KAREN Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $70,739.60 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, YVONNE I Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $70,739.58 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNEY, BLANCHE E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $70,739.58 Date 12/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARR, SUZANNE M Employer name Ravena Coeymans Selkirk CSD Amount $70,739.57 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, CHER L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $70,739.56 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, MARIA VICTORIA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,739.50 Date 06/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, DIAN L Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,739.49 Date 07/19/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEDULDIG, AMY R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,739.08 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTLER, CHARITY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,739.08 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, NORA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,739.08 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSBURY, SUSAN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,739.08 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLANREWAJU, ADENIKE T Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,739.08 Date 03/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, NICOLE M Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,739.05 Date 08/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBB, DAVID A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,738.43 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACINE, JUDITH A Employer name Clinton County Amount $70,738.15 Date 04/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REGUEROS, VIVIAN A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,738.08 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISE, TAMMY M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,737.74 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, WILLIAM D, III Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $70,737.57 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIEDE, SHAWN R Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,737.31 Date 01/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, MATTHEW A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,736.64 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRICK, DANIEL C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,736.38 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, JOHN J, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,735.79 Date 05/22/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDOROV, GENNADY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,735.43 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JOHN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,735.12 Date 06/28/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,734.87 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, JAMES W, III Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,734.52 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLEY, THOMAS P, JR Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,733.93 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEAVEY, BARRY G Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,733.71 Date 01/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALE, THERESE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,733.70 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLES, MICHAEL H Employer name Hyde Park CSD Amount $70,733.60 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERPOOL, STEPHANIE G Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $70,733.58 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, BRANDON L Employer name City of Oswego Amount $70,733.45 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DUBOIS, JEFFREY S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,733.35 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSEY, JOSEFINA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $70,733.35 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTER, RAYMOND J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,733.34 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTWOOD, ROBERT L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $70,733.12 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASARE, BEATRICE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,732.83 Date 09/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOTTEN, WILLIAM F, JR Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $70,732.57 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, MICHAEL J Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $70,731.90 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFF, SHAUN M Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $70,731.90 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUOHEY, SEAN G Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $70,731.85 Date 07/11/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAVIN, CILLIAN M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $70,731.76 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,731.57 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORIN, RENEE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,731.52 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, RONALD C Employer name Division of State Police Amount $70,730.92 Date 08/22/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHELLING, WALTER L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,730.72 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIS, GREGG N Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $70,730.69 Date 09/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PABST, GILBERT C, JR Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $70,730.61 Date 07/16/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELT, KEVIN M Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $70,730.23 Date 12/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFNAGLE, WILLIAM J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,729.95 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVELLINO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $70,729.87 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIT, JONATHAN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,729.80 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, JAMES W Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $70,729.34 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARKER, SATYAJIT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,729.23 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHE, KETLY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,728.81 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARNE, KAREN J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $70,728.62 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE-SPARTA, MARIANNE J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $70,728.42 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIONNE, KELLY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,728.32 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSCHKE, IRENE R Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $70,728.14 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, MELROSE C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,728.08 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, SCOTT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,727.01 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVELLA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $70,726.56 Date 08/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEITH, MEGAN H Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,726.50 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTEN, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $70,726.40 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JEFFREY S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,726.34 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORAWSKI, WALDEMAR Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,726.12 Date 11/07/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMEDINGER, ELIZABETH A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,725.95 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMENDOLA, GEORGE A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,725.92 Date 10/10/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SHEENA R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,725.49 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOROSCIJ, MARK J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,725.25 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, JUSTIN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,725.20 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, CLAIRE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,725.16 Date 03/12/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, BRADLEY M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,725.15 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEILL, GLORIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,724.27 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, NORA Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $70,724.27 Date 03/27/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MICHAEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,723.70 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE-LOOP, ERICA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,723.59 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, PAUL A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,723.27 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLEURS, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $70,722.55 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS I Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $70,722.15 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLEHARDT, ERIK R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,722.11 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAZAR, KRISTEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,721.82 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, STEVEN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,721.75 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGAN, TRELANE V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,721.75 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, FRANK B Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $70,721.41 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEHL, HAROLD L Employer name Village of Tully Amount $70,721.29 Date 09/13/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System