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 PARDO, PAMELA R Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $68,566.87 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEG, ERIC F Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $68,566.85 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICKER, JOHN R Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $68,566.68 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOHN M, JR Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,566.32 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYLWARD, RYAN D Employer name Madison County Amount $68,566.14 Date 03/26/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEINUNG, KELLIE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,565.50 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURO, NICHOLAS M Employer name Village of Bellport Amount $68,565.36 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYNE, CAROLE A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $68,565.19 Date 09/02/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DEBRA G Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,565.16 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, TSHEPO J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $68,565.13 Date 01/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARONE, NICOLA Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $68,564.99 Date 12/20/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, ROBERT J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $68,564.96 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORIA, JOHN R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,564.93 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUDE, DONALD W, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,564.69 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIS, JOHN P Employer name Genesee County Amount $68,564.09 Date 01/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILMEY, PATRICK D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,563.79 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POIRIER, MARGARET M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,563.51 Date 08/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWART, ANDREA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,563.39 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, PHILIP M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,563.34 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, GRACIE Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,563.04 Date 02/25/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUG, ROBERT J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $68,562.99 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYKA, RUSLANA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $68,562.93 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, DANIEL P Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,562.66 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, MIRANDA J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $68,562.32 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMAKA, STANLEY R Employer name Erie County Amount $68,561.84 Date 02/11/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUX, LAWRENCE F Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,561.72 Date 07/05/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONDRO, GEORGE M, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $68,561.48 Date 06/23/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARDY, KEVIN A Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $68,561.20 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,561.10 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, GLENN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $68,561.00 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITCHER, DENISE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,560.64 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURZEJESKI, MONICA K Employer name City of Troy Amount $68,560.52 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, JOSEPH L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,560.39 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O DAY, KELLY E Employer name Lewis County Amount $68,559.78 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREGEL, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $68,559.62 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATTANMAI, KALAVATHY V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $68,559.60 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRENDAN T Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,559.49 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, DAVID M Employer name City of Utica Amount $68,559.35 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIOTTA, ELLEN M Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $68,559.03 Date 12/02/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JAMES W Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $68,558.95 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, NOEL P Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,558.80 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, RAY W Employer name Village of Greenport Amount $68,558.63 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIELKE, GERALD P Employer name Orange County Amount $68,558.59 Date 07/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FELICE, JOSEPH F Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $68,558.57 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SUSAN R Employer name Oneida County Amount $68,558.03 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, CONNIE E Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $68,558.00 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JEFFREY P Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $68,557.67 Date 07/30/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, MAUREEN E Employer name Erie County Amount $68,557.38 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, CHERICK T Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $68,557.30 Date 06/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, ROBERTA A Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $68,557.28 Date 12/10/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORVO, NANCY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,557.24 Date 02/22/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRY, JULIE Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $68,557.18 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALATINO, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $68,557.07 Date 07/20/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEDOR, CATHERINE L Employer name Broome County Amount $68,556.92 Date 05/14/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERALDI, PETER S Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $68,556.63 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAFATY, NANCY L Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,556.58 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, LEMUEL C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $68,556.35 Date 05/10/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS M Employer name Cornell University Amount $68,556.33 Date 10/19/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWIE, THEODORE E, III Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $68,556.14 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, PATRICK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $68,556.05 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMEN, MORGAN E Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $68,555.73 Date 09/10/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JEROME N Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $68,555.54 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUINTA, RICHARD G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $68,555.20 Date 02/26/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBBARD, MARY E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $68,554.92 Date 01/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JAMES E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,554.78 Date 03/10/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JEREMY M Employer name City of Kingston Amount $68,554.65 Date 09/01/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, PATRICIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,554.52 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YU, YOUJIE Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,554.44 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEPLANCK, FRANK M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,554.39 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIER, JOSEPH G Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $68,554.32 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, PETER E Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $68,554.24 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOW, RONALD W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,553.99 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DORIS D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,553.81 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFEE, AMANDA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $68,553.56 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVENZI, FRANK Employer name Town of Gates Amount $68,553.21 Date 11/17/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TERESA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,553.05 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, TODD G Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $68,552.80 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, HOLLY M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $68,552.14 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JOHN C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $68,551.88 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELOY, JR Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $68,551.88 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILOTTI, ANTHONY S Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $68,551.61 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYCE, ALICE A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $68,551.02 Date 01/24/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE-FORTNER, BARBARA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,550.88 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, OMAR Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,550.66 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, IVYS Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,550.66 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANG, EDWARD T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $68,550.38 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIMIGLIOZZI, DOROTHY Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,550.30 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, CARL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,550.28 Date 01/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHART, TERRI L Employer name Wayne County Amount $68,549.67 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, JOHN D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $68,548.98 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC VICKER, SHAWN B Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,547.88 Date 08/22/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINEHAN, MATTHEW F Employer name City of Hornell Amount $68,547.71 Date 12/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLATT, SHAWN R Employer name City of Sherrill Amount $68,547.71 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name APONTE, GILBERT Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,547.68 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIAZZOLA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $68,547.61 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TAMMY Employer name Department of Health Amount $68,547.44 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOECHNER, DAWN M Employer name Pine Bush CSD Amount $68,547.28 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, JONATHAN S Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,547.23 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JACOB E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,547.16 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARP, JASON A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,547.08 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System