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 CLARK, BETH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $65,809.76 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, VINCENT Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,809.60 Date 05/15/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESTEN, PRISCILLA H Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $65,809.31 Date 01/02/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, FRED, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,808.95 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNYCHUK, ELIZABETH M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,808.90 Date 08/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, ROBERT N Employer name City of Middletown Amount $65,808.84 Date 01/13/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUKKER, ABRAM B Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $65,808.60 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSELL, CLEMMIE L Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $65,808.33 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OREILLY, MICHAEL Employer name Office of General Services Amount $65,808.22 Date 09/18/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARNEY, CHRIS A Employer name Orange County Amount $65,808.11 Date 02/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISKUTZ, CAROLYN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,808.10 Date 06/14/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERIO, PATRICIA A Employer name Boces-Oswego Amount $65,807.48 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYMONDS, LISA A Employer name Franklin County Amount $65,807.04 Date 10/23/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, STEPHEN S Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $65,806.88 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,806.44 Date 05/28/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWIS, DANIEL R Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $65,805.84 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOREHOUSE, WILLIAM C Employer name City of Utica Amount $65,805.74 Date 01/12/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SEAN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $65,805.54 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEECHER, JILLIAN M Employer name Washington County Amount $65,805.23 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARTINO, KRISTINE M Employer name Evans - Brant CSD Amount $65,805.13 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, DANIEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $65,804.62 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VOLPE, ALISON B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,804.55 Date 11/22/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TRACEY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,804.35 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIDDIQUE, MD Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,804.02 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBERT L Employer name Cayuga County Amount $65,803.81 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, AUDREY B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $65,802.79 Date 06/25/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENT, JAMES E, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,802.10 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATONE, LE ROY E, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,801.92 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, GRACE B Employer name County Clerks Within NYC Amount $65,801.84 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, LINDA M Employer name Town of Greece Amount $65,801.71 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, LYNN M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $65,801.35 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNING, WALTER G Employer name Town of Islip Amount $65,800.72 Date 01/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, BARBARA L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $65,800.59 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, MELANIE A Employer name Monroe County Amount $65,800.55 Date 11/12/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADISON, COREY J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $65,800.28 Date 09/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BAKER, JAMES P Employer name Ontario County Amount $65,800.16 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAREK, LAUREN Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,800.12 Date 01/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNANT, BARBARA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,800.12 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, WALTER C Employer name Rockville Centre Housing Auth Amount $65,800.10 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAPORT, STEVEN S Employer name Albany County Amount $65,800.00 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, MARY P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,799.71 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LISA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,799.65 Date 03/12/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPPS, NICOLE Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,798.98 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KRISTIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,798.75 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWER, JENNIFER Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,798.73 Date 04/23/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCKLER, JANICE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $65,798.16 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLES, HARLEY E Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $65,798.14 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICHARDO, IRIS D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,797.85 Date 05/27/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, CORIE M Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $65,797.40 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONOGHUE, TIMOTHY M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,797.18 Date 12/26/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATHEARN, JAMES M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $65,797.11 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGWAY, DEBORAH Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,796.76 Date 09/03/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZEPANIK, MARK D Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $65,796.68 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, DELIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,796.42 Date 11/28/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMUNDSEN, BRUCE L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,796.09 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMICHELLI, MICHAEL C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,796.09 Date 08/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, NANCY A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,796.09 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRADER, BRANDON J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,796.05 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, RANDOLPH Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $65,795.71 Date 11/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEGHAN, JILL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $65,795.64 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, LENORA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,795.61 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSTOWICZ, CYNTHIA L Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $65,795.57 Date 08/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCENT, JUSTIN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,795.17 Date 07/09/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ROBERT C, JR Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $65,795.04 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCPHERSON, HEATHER S Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,794.29 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JERRICK T Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,794.27 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSI, JANET M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,794.22 Date 05/28/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBANIAK, ELIZABETH I Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $65,794.04 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABADI, BASSAM Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $65,793.67 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTIN, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,793.26 Date 09/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, ANGELA D Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $65,793.06 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZERNIAK, MICHAEL H Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $65,793.04 Date 08/15/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAN, KARL F Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,793.02 Date 11/24/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, EUGENE M Employer name Village of Boonville Amount $65,792.85 Date 06/08/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, JODY Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $65,792.67 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE MORTEL, SARA M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,792.56 Date 05/20/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, DONALD Employer name Department of Health Amount $65,792.42 Date 04/27/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESSOUN, MICHAEL G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,792.42 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOYKIN-HARRIS, HILDA Y Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,791.96 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEGNA, ROBERT L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $65,791.77 Date 10/21/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGROVE, CAROLYN J Employer name Ulster County Amount $65,791.61 Date 09/13/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, ROBERT C Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,791.53 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $65,791.30 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBELL, VIVIEN Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $65,790.83 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERBY, AMANDA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,790.69 Date 08/29/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS-LAUTENSCHUETZ, APRIL K Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $65,790.47 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, LOUIS M Employer name Erie County Amount $65,790.33 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGUILLA, KATHLEEN M Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $65,790.21 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EARNESTINE P Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,790.13 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOTNY, LYDIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $65,789.66 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRETA, STEPHEN Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $65,789.59 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, DAVID L Employer name City of Corning Amount $65,789.46 Date 08/19/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, PETER E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $65,789.33 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUTT, SHAWN J Employer name Steuben County Amount $65,788.72 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUM, MANOARA Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $65,788.69 Date 12/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, PEGGY L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $65,788.12 Date 03/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, MICHAEL C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,787.89 Date 02/17/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, ERIK W Employer name Wyoming County Amount $65,787.50 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULTON, BILL E Employer name Town of Orchard Park Amount $65,787.26 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWELL, LEMARIS Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,787.21 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System