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 ANNETTA, FRANK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,861.38 Date 03/10/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBBINS, DEBORAH A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $69,861.36 Date 11/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETKO, DEREK J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,860.33 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, RYAN K Employer name City of Rochester Amount $69,860.24 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORTON, JOHN A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $69,860.21 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, SHANA JO Employer name Town of Seneca Amount $69,860.00 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, CONNIE JEAN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $69,859.95 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTCH, JENNIFER M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $69,859.51 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, JOHN C Employer name Oswego City School Dist Amount $69,859.16 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MARVA H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $69,858.74 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUGOSTINI, MICHAEL D Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $69,858.58 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, DAWN Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,858.56 Date 04/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, JESSIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $69,858.56 Date 09/13/1971 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HLASNICK, JASON B Employer name City of Olean Amount $69,858.23 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REAMES, FRANK P Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $69,858.20 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLAMIL, EDGAR A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $69,857.94 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIA, PAUL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,857.20 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHEO, FANNY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,857.13 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARCO, RANDY M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,857.09 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, SHANNON E Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $69,856.87 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDI, ROMANO Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $69,856.15 Date 10/03/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUETO, CORINNE R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $69,855.93 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JAI-TE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $69,855.89 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRISCOLL FEELY, HELEN E Employer name Hendrick Hudson CSD-Cortlandt Amount $69,854.70 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDHABER, MARK H Employer name State Bd of Elections Amount $69,854.40 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, IAN H Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $69,854.23 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, WAYNE C Employer name Saratoga County Amount $69,853.91 Date 05/20/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOPPI, LORI J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $69,853.80 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, SCOTT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $69,853.45 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, DONALD L, II Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $69,853.41 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, GAIL D Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,853.35 Date 06/09/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANALE, EMILY J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,853.07 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEFFNER, THOMAS C Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $69,852.88 Date 07/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSELL, RICHARD D Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $69,852.58 Date 07/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHERYL E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,852.58 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, NATASHA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $69,852.13 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRZAN, JOHN R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $69,851.86 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI, TODD J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $69,851.73 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, JAMIE W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $69,851.68 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUNITZ, DWAIN H Employer name Ulster County Amount $69,851.58 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, AMY L Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $69,851.56 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHU, NANCY D Employer name Erie County Amount $69,851.18 Date 03/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINDL, KATHERINE J Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $69,851.13 Date 09/20/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKISCHER, ERICH P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,851.06 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, LAWRENCE M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $69,850.71 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LINDA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,850.61 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,850.56 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, ADAM M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $69,850.50 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDRANDA, MARTHA D Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $69,849.44 Date 11/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHRISTINE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,849.28 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSS, DAVID G, II Employer name Town of Naples Amount $69,849.25 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERCIA, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,849.24 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEGRIMOVSKAYA, SVETLANA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $69,849.12 Date 10/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEITCHMAN, CORY T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $69,848.89 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NARIZZANO, CYNTHIA C Employer name Nassau County Amount $69,848.62 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVAGE, JESSICA A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $69,848.32 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, KEVIN H Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $69,848.25 Date 10/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANDENBERGER, ROBERT K Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $69,847.76 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERS, LAUREN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $69,847.63 Date 04/23/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLUM, KEITH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $69,847.61 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, MARC A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,847.60 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYAN, CLIFFORD A, II Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,847.60 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRI, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $69,847.44 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, JOHN K Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $69,847.25 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, WILLIAM T, JR Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $69,847.22 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, NATHANIEL J Employer name Ontario County Amount $69,846.95 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DESIREE L Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $69,846.89 Date 06/23/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWICICKI, PAUL F Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $69,845.87 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERHARDT, CHELSEY R Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $69,845.71 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, ROBERT D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $69,845.56 Date 10/13/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIFNER, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $69,845.54 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MORGAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $69,845.01 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLOYD, HEATHER E Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $69,844.87 Date 06/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLOMAIO, ANTHONY P Employer name Bath CSD Amount $69,844.85 Date 03/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, GEORGE D, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $69,844.70 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREJACK, WILLIAM A Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $69,844.42 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JAHREIS, BARBARA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,844.15 Date 07/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAIN, ROLAND CHARLES, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $69,843.43 Date 03/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, GWENDOLYN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,843.40 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMLEY, SALLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,843.37 Date 11/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOLF, TREVOR S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $69,843.17 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE-STERN, SARRA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $69,842.79 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKS, ROSANNE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,842.61 Date 09/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VATER, MARYROSE Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $69,841.86 Date 12/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNEZ, JEANETTE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $69,841.84 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRY, GERALD E, JR Employer name City of Norwich Amount $69,841.50 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VON BROOK, GREGORY S Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $69,841.46 Date 03/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POHL, MICHAEL A Employer name Boces-Cayuga Onondaga Amount $69,841.27 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMAN, STEVEN Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $69,841.21 Date 08/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, THOMAS J, JR Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,840.69 Date 01/28/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVELY, LAURIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,840.30 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMBRUM, JAMES M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,839.92 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, TAMMY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $69,839.81 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTIERI, VINCENT Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $69,839.70 Date 06/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TELLGREN, SUZAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,839.18 Date 10/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODNAR, FRANCIS J, JR Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $69,839.17 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSIAK, GAIL Employer name Department of Law Amount $69,838.08 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, JOHN S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,838.00 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, MARIANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $69,837.88 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTEL, MICHAEL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $69,837.56 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System