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 WILLIAMSON, KAREN B Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,612.67 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORTORELLA, JOEY L Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,612.00 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELDRUM, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $65,611.72 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANVIER, ROBERTO Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,611.57 Date 10/28/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, ZULMA Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $65,611.26 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKANEN, DARIN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,611.20 Date 10/31/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONYERS, ANTHONY S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,610.74 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORM, MARK R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,610.65 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSGROVE, ROBERT A Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $65,610.35 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYNIHAN, MARK J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $65,609.75 Date 11/17/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREUER, PATRICK D Employer name Yates County Amount $65,609.69 Date 12/30/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANGENSTEIN, WILLIAM S Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $65,609.46 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIELINSKI, KIMBERLY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $65,608.86 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEL, SUSAN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,608.29 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCHINI, KATHRYN A Employer name Albany County Amount $65,608.18 Date 06/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAYLOR, SARDIA R Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,607.34 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JOAN Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $65,606.59 Date 11/28/1973 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANSANFORD, DAVID J Employer name Sandy Creek CSD Amount $65,605.96 Date 07/10/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, THOMAS J Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $65,605.06 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,604.97 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELISA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,604.86 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLO, SEBASTIAN, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,604.61 Date 06/25/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTLITZ, JEREMY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,604.59 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,604.57 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFER, JOHN W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $65,604.40 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUNSE, RYAN J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $65,604.24 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, PAULA T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $65,603.93 Date 04/08/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERILLO, CHRIS L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,603.75 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWRY, THOMAS P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $65,603.58 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMALEY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $65,602.83 Date 09/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, DALE J Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $65,601.99 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COLLUM, LORI B Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $65,601.88 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEISER, DALE E Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $65,601.41 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLODZIEJ, BARBARA M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $65,601.32 Date 04/05/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, ROBERT J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $65,601.17 Date 03/14/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URENA, DULCE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $65,600.91 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGER, RUTH M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,600.89 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESIMONE, BEAU P Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $65,600.47 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, DONNA L Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,600.40 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SAMUEL C Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $65,600.08 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERVIN, CALAMITY Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $65,599.99 Date 09/27/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, TERRENCE T Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $65,599.69 Date 09/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, KIMBERLY A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $65,599.26 Date 05/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIELLA, CAROL A Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $65,598.68 Date 03/11/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDU, OLANIKE C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,597.83 Date 02/26/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOSEIN YOUNGCLAUS, CHRISTINE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $65,597.32 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KEVIN P Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $65,597.22 Date 07/12/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, ERIC J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $65,596.73 Date 09/05/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLKOMMER, ROBERT Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $65,596.62 Date 01/31/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, NATHAN S Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $65,596.58 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONCORE, MICHAEL F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,596.41 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACHECO, MILDRED J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $65,596.35 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOKVICH, TAMMY B Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $65,595.93 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHSERJIAN, GEORGE Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,595.56 Date 11/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $65,595.40 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, J SCOTT Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $65,594.81 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN, MITCH C Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,594.68 Date 09/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, BRIAN J, JR Employer name City of Rome Amount $65,594.66 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WEIXLMANN, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $65,594.65 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, JACQUELINE M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,594.31 Date 08/29/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $65,594.15 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, MICHELLE J Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $65,594.12 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUREK, VICTOR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $65,593.90 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIEBERUM, JAMES R Employer name Warren Co Soil & Water Con Dis Amount $65,593.90 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POST, DOUGLAS A Employer name Village of Attica Amount $65,593.60 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINISHI, DIANA Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $65,593.37 Date 08/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATTO, DAVID A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $65,593.27 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, ROBERT W, JR Employer name Village of Herkimer Amount $65,593.20 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOLAN, LUKE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,592.93 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESCHER, MARK W Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $65,592.83 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGER, THERESA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $65,592.44 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOYLE, JUSTIN K Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,592.13 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, MICHAEL G Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $65,592.11 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, RONALD J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $65,592.05 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, JOSEPH T Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,591.91 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FAVE, KENNETH A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $65,591.78 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, ANDREW C Employer name Byron-Bergen CSD Amount $65,591.36 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FALCO, KEITH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $65,591.27 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNELL, AMANDA M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $65,591.24 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLATTERY, JOHN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,590.68 Date 10/11/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPLER, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,590.13 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZOLA, CAROL ANN Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $65,590.00 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOANE, SANDRA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $65,590.00 Date 12/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHT, RICHARD A Employer name Lewis County Amount $65,589.95 Date 02/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, ROBERT C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,589.75 Date 01/12/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELTON, LAUREN A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $65,589.52 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZICA, MARK Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,589.33 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLING, MATTHEW D Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $65,589.23 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, LEANA B Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $65,589.22 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAWLINS, JOAN M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $65,589.19 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGOZO, ROBERT Employer name City of White Plains Amount $65,588.96 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAULKNER, PAULA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $65,588.88 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUS, PATRICIA A Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $65,588.79 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, RIBACK MELANIE Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,588.76 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARD, TIFFANY M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $65,588.74 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, PETE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $65,588.36 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZ, BARBARA E Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $65,588.33 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, RICHARD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,588.22 Date 07/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DAWN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $65,588.09 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Troy Amount $65,587.89 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System