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 LYNCH, PATRICIA Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $68,499.48 Date 11/24/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, MARY D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,499.33 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TITIKPINA, MOUNIRA T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $68,499.11 Date 03/07/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, PETER E, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $68,499.01 Date 02/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CAROL J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $68,498.67 Date 09/22/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROBERT B Employer name Town of Southold Amount $68,498.65 Date 04/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BARBARA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,498.17 Date 07/08/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOESSNER, ROBERT J Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $68,498.02 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINNETT, SCOTT Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,497.98 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSOONS, SUSAN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $68,497.77 Date 12/29/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, DAVID J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,497.65 Date 09/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITHRITE, DONNET J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,497.29 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTHMACHER, THOMAS M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,497.20 Date 06/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PINO, LUIS Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $68,497.02 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, THOMAS A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,497.00 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, DONNA M Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $68,497.00 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCCO, SUSANNE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, MELANIE E Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ROSE, LISA A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTER, DAVID M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTON, LOUISE Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALZANO, MARIO Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, ALAN J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMATTIA, COLOMBA ROSARIA Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE-KNIGHT, ROXANA S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNBAR, JANICE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, BARBARA J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLETTA, ROBERT Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDEL, GERI S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DESIREE A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ, RICHARD Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,497.00 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRILL, GARY E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,496.97 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESTERMAN, VICTORIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,496.76 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTAL, CATHERINE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,496.65 Date 06/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $68,496.27 Date 06/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH-WAJDA, KELLY M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,496.23 Date 12/01/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, REAY W Employer name City of Oneida Amount $68,496.17 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SATIZABAL-PACHECO, YVETTE Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $68,496.00 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTELLI, NATALYA G Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $68,495.57 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVITO, MARGO L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,495.46 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, KATHERINE N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $68,495.26 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, CALVIN L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,495.24 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, THOMAS F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $68,495.19 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAYSER, ANDREW E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,495.14 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUZUKI, TADAYUKI Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $68,494.95 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTER, HENRY Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $68,494.46 Date 08/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGE, BENJAMIN G Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,494.38 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CATHLEEN B Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $68,494.31 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JOSE L Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $68,494.08 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGGART, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Rockland County Amount $68,493.53 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUCCI, SUSAN A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $68,493.53 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLMAN, KURT Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $68,493.17 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABANILLAS, LURLINE R Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $68,492.98 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, ELTON D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,492.50 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, WILLIAM R, III Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $68,492.34 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, PHILLIP Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $68,492.21 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEXIMER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY College at Buffalo Amount $68,492.16 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, COREY Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $68,492.05 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, RYAN T Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $68,491.69 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGEN, LINDA J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $68,491.58 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIMONE, ANDREW R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $68,491.54 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLE, TRAVIS J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,491.53 Date 03/02/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMANN, RYAN J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $68,490.70 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACH, KYLE J Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $68,490.65 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROAD, MICHAEL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $68,490.63 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETRASZEWSKI, DENNIS S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $68,490.56 Date 01/31/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, KEVIN E Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $68,490.31 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALLUPPETTA, FRANCIS M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $68,490.17 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATRELLA, MAUREEN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,490.12 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, ROBERT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,490.12 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEY, MICHAEL G Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $68,489.83 Date 08/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HURLEY, PATRICIA M Employer name Village of Colonie Amount $68,489.67 Date 06/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARGE, CLARENCE J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $68,489.32 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCOME, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $68,489.30 Date 08/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPPELL, MICHAEL C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,488.87 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, FREDERICK K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $68,488.54 Date 07/15/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNEDECOR, BONNIE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $68,488.53 Date 09/23/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, DEBORAH Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $68,488.49 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, GAIL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,488.31 Date 05/09/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSKY ACQUARO, STACEY L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,488.28 Date 08/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, DANIEL L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,487.59 Date 11/12/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOLPHE, MARIE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,487.56 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEY, STEVEN, JR Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $68,487.34 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, KATHLEEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $68,487.23 Date 10/04/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETMANSKI, ERICK A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,486.54 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOULKES, EARL L Employer name Byram Hills CSD at Armonk Amount $68,486.36 Date 02/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTLEY, ERIC D, II Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $68,485.61 Date 04/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASINI, JANET M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,485.61 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELETA, NIKEE E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $68,485.38 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTELINI, MARY ELLEN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $68,485.36 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, GEORGE E, III Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $68,485.10 Date 05/25/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, MICHELE C Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $68,484.91 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRIGAL, FERNANDO Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $68,484.82 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTORU, ALLYSSA D Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $68,484.67 Date 09/12/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DIANE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,484.39 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, DANA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,484.13 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASCE, DEBORAH A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,484.00 Date 09/13/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, ROBERT J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $68,483.83 Date 02/13/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HACKETT, GLENN T Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $68,483.64 Date 01/19/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISSEY, DANIEL L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $68,483.45 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System