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 HUTCHINS, DALE W Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $70,656.14 Date 02/04/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, GERARD A Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,655.96 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIESLA, DONALD J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,655.81 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, STEPHANIE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,655.65 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CATHERINE Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,655.06 Date 09/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYER, ERIC M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,654.94 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, CARL M Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $70,654.63 Date 07/01/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LINDA J Employer name Education Department Amount $70,654.48 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LYNN W Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,654.48 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORTI, THOMAS Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,654.29 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERCZEK, GARY F Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,654.22 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANETZKE, DAVID L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,653.87 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MA, PETER L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,653.70 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULNAC, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $70,653.22 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, LISETTE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,653.17 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALKIN, COLLEEN M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,653.11 Date 12/24/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RITA Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,652.24 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, DIANNE G Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $70,652.20 Date 10/18/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNELLA, MARYANN B Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $70,652.20 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SY, KIU S Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,651.33 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLKS, JILL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,651.24 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, DENNIS P Employer name Monticello CSD Amount $70,651.02 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, EUGENE R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,650.43 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KATHLEEN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,650.42 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEARY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $70,650.08 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAU, KATRINA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,650.06 Date 03/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL H Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,649.87 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,649.86 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHERE, KEVIN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,649.80 Date 11/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, REYES A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $70,649.31 Date 06/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, JARMAAR J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,649.28 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUANG, LISHA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,649.28 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MERRILL R Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $70,649.28 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLORZANO, JAIME Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,649.28 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, ABRAHAM Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,649.28 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOWAN, EDWIN M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $70,649.28 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEUDI, KING N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,649.28 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEDS, MATTHEW W Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,649.28 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, CRYSTAL V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,649.28 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, DERRICK R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,649.28 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOLDRICK, CHERYL L Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $70,649.23 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOANNE P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,649.19 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, ANTHONY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,649.12 Date 07/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLA, JOSEPH S Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $70,648.10 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $70,648.06 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,647.71 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINETTI, MARIA G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,647.20 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,647.20 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, ANGELA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,647.20 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALLER, JAMES J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,647.20 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, SUSAN I Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $70,647.04 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, GINA M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,647.01 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMRAZ, DIANE E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,646.98 Date 09/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTY, DEBRA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,646.94 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANNON, ELLEN C Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,646.45 Date 10/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODHEAD, TYRONE Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,646.39 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROSS, MAYRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,645.98 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, BRENDA Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,645.98 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHANY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,645.94 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, JANE CALLAGHAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,645.60 Date 10/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONSON, DAVID Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,645.60 Date 08/27/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHRAEDER, STEVEN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,645.60 Date 04/20/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDERHAUSER, MARK A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $70,645.60 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,645.45 Date 03/16/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KENNETH J Employer name Village of Avon Amount $70,645.25 Date 04/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNNY, ARJUN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,645.03 Date 03/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, MICHAEL Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $70,644.80 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYJAKOWSKI, JEROME J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,644.68 Date 12/17/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, SEECUMAR Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $70,644.68 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, KATHLEEN D Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,644.21 Date 02/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACON, MIGUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,644.05 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENSKI, MATTHEW R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,643.30 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKEL, SALLY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $70,642.90 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, CAROLYN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,642.78 Date 03/22/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, LYNNE M Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $70,642.78 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IDDINGS, STEPHEN C Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $70,641.65 Date 04/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, PAUL T Employer name Webster CSD Amount $70,641.34 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOLE, MELISSA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $70,641.21 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DONALD L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,641.12 Date 01/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, DENISE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,640.90 Date 04/11/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KEVIN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $70,640.67 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA, CAROL A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,640.64 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, PETER F Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,640.60 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINO, AMANDA A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $70,640.47 Date 11/25/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASE, KEVIN N Employer name Ontario County Amount $70,640.13 Date 01/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DERRICK P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,639.97 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADHA, JASBIR K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,639.92 Date 12/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, LATESHA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,639.66 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGNUSON, WALTER J, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,639.62 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, JOSEPH L Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $70,639.58 Date 10/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISMENDEZ, PAMELA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,639.58 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,639.58 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTING, TIMOTHY P Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $70,639.43 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VORNDRAN, KEITH M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,639.42 Date 11/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CARLENE Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,638.88 Date 08/29/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKMAN, RAYMOND J Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $70,638.78 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, KENNETH W Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $70,638.71 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINGS, JUDITH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,637.92 Date 05/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, SHAWNA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,637.72 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSEMER, HELEN E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,637.60 Date 07/24/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System