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 SWEET, KEVIN D Employer name City of Hudson Amount $68,121.39 Date 01/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAVERNE, JOHN A, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $68,121.27 Date 03/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KATHRYN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $68,121.05 Date 02/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBENHOUER, PAULA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $68,121.01 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAWIEC, CELINA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $68,120.91 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, DARRELL R Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $68,120.78 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, DANIEL Y Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $68,120.77 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKSDALE, COLLEEN R Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,120.70 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUTCHER, SUSAN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $68,120.65 Date 09/07/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, RALPH E Employer name Town of Islip Amount $68,120.54 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPULLA, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $68,120.38 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOZIER, SANDRA S Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $68,119.74 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, JEANNE M Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $68,119.71 Date 09/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCI, ALEXIS M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $68,119.70 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIXAS, DANIELLE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,119.54 Date 07/15/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILTSE, MORGAN E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $68,119.19 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUSSAINT, LYSTRA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,118.62 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNE, JAMES L Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $68,118.45 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, HOLLY A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $68,118.43 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, MARGARET S Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $68,118.25 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENDERGAST, LORRAINE K Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $68,118.15 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROW, WILLIAM S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $68,117.66 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ZACHARY J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $68,117.55 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTELLO, STEVEN R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $68,117.46 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, HESTER A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $68,117.45 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASCOM, RUTH M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,117.34 Date 07/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, LAUREN E Employer name Bryant Library Amount $68,117.20 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTANO, CARMELA Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $68,117.13 Date 08/26/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, GREGORY L Employer name Town of Gates Amount $68,116.46 Date 07/28/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, JOHN R Employer name Nyack Housing Authority Amount $68,116.23 Date 12/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, VALERIE M Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $68,115.75 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, CYNTHIA A Employer name Pioneer Library System Amount $68,115.56 Date 12/18/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKOWSKI, GERALYN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $68,115.40 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZALEWSKI, HEATHER L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $68,114.95 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, JANICE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,114.87 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOLOWEC, GARY P Employer name Dobbs Ferry UFSD Amount $68,114.76 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERCH, CAROLE H Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,114.12 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FYFE, ANDY Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $68,113.79 Date 05/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLESKY, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $68,113.77 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDO, SANDRA M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $68,113.65 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSZYNSKI, ANDREA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $68,113.42 Date 05/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MACWILLIAMS, JUDITH M Employer name Erie County Amount $68,112.99 Date 06/27/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNTZ, GEORGE E, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,112.45 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, CHRISTINE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $68,112.38 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMEONE, WENDY S Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $68,112.38 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATH, PATRICK N Employer name City of Rochester Amount $68,112.28 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GROAT, DESSIREE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $68,112.02 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, NICOLE C B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,111.55 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID L, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $68,111.47 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CONIE, JAMES S, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $68,111.47 Date 07/26/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JODI L Employer name Lewis County Amount $68,110.96 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, BRENDA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $68,110.52 Date 01/19/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, SHARON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $68,110.49 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, MELISSA I Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $68,110.22 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, STEPHEN Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $68,109.50 Date 06/21/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEODULE, PATRICK Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $68,109.28 Date 01/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLARSCH, RICHARD E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $68,109.09 Date 06/01/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUSCA, PHYLLIS P Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $68,108.90 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAY, RONALD M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $68,108.70 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $68,108.30 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARCHER, VERONICA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $68,107.88 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ELLIS M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,107.70 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASKEW, BARBARA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,107.63 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROST, GAYLE L Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,107.59 Date 09/08/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PATRICIA A Employer name Ontario County Amount $68,107.56 Date 08/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, DOUGLAS J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $68,107.50 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDEY, ANDREW G Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $68,106.18 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, ELEEN E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $68,106.08 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, JUSTIN A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $68,105.78 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANICCIA, MICHELLE Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $68,105.76 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINO, BARBARA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $68,105.69 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DENNIS R Employer name Chemung County Amount $68,105.40 Date 09/19/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARSENAULT, BRUCE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $68,104.91 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSELEY, LAKISHA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $68,104.88 Date 08/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, OSCAR R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $68,104.82 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISANDRELLI, PASQUALE A Employer name City of Rome Amount $68,104.79 Date 09/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCE, DANIEL J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $68,104.76 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSMAN, DANIEL P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $68,103.79 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, KENNETH L, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $68,103.78 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONNELL, EDWARD C Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $68,103.78 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, MATTHEW C Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $68,103.74 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSETH, KERRY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $68,103.52 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Westchester County Amount $68,103.46 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARLMAN, SHIRA F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $68,103.36 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, DAVID L Employer name Lewis County Amount $68,103.30 Date 07/23/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSIDINE, ROBERT J Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $68,103.07 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $68,102.89 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, RICHARD E Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $68,102.26 Date 07/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURST, MICHAEL C Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $68,102.21 Date 02/04/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, VALERIE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $68,102.06 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, DOUGLAS H Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $68,102.06 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, COLLEEN A Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $68,101.64 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERIAN, SHARON Employer name Orange County Amount $68,101.41 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIGNANO, CLIFFORD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $68,101.09 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ASHLEY D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $68,101.07 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARFATI, ARIELLA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $68,100.76 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REXHEPI, LUAN Employer name Department of State Amount $68,100.30 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, SINI Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $68,100.30 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUENZ, MARC Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $68,100.30 Date 04/03/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAYE, JUDITH D Employer name Dutchess County Amount $68,100.18 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System