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 REICHENBACH, LINDA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $65,325.96 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SCOTT J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $65,325.88 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, DAVID M Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $65,325.52 Date 01/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UPDYKE, KEITH E, SR Employer name Town of Williamson Amount $65,325.35 Date 01/24/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $65,325.31 Date 09/16/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNABEL, GLENN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $65,324.94 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEEHR, MARY C Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $65,324.85 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, NANCY J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,324.55 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDY, JOSEPH A Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $65,324.10 Date 03/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STARKE, MICHAEL T Employer name Nassau County Amount $65,323.71 Date 11/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, ANTHONY S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,323.71 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLIER, CELESTER J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,323.30 Date 02/26/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYER, VINCENT E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,323.16 Date 12/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABATINO, ALYXANDRA K Employer name Town of Southold Amount $65,322.99 Date 05/02/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARAMAGO, ROSA SOUSA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $65,322.68 Date 02/13/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEGHLIAN, GREGG Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $65,322.61 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRECA, MICHAEL A Employer name Columbia County Amount $65,322.11 Date 07/20/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CARL O Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $65,322.06 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TADJIOGUEU, ETEENA J Employer name Commission On Judicial Conduct Amount $65,322.02 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARI C Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $65,321.98 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, MAGGIE A Employer name Village of Green Island Amount $65,321.44 Date 12/08/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PRISCILLA C Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,321.05 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVINO, AMANDA E Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $65,320.72 Date 02/14/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAHLEY, JACOB V Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $65,320.23 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILAZZO, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $65,320.10 Date 03/27/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNGO, ARLENE E Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $65,319.86 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, ARESLES Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $65,319.36 Date 06/14/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, NICOLE D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $65,319.34 Date 11/16/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERBAUGH, ANDREW W Employer name Greene County Amount $65,318.84 Date 09/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVIDINI, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $65,318.80 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOSE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $65,318.75 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JOEL N Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $65,318.75 Date 10/31/1978 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLACAMERA, DAWN M Employer name Somers CSD Amount $65,318.48 Date 01/26/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLMAN, ERIC R Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $65,318.42 Date 04/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, STEVEN E Employer name Jefferson County Amount $65,318.37 Date 11/07/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ANGELO, DAVID M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $65,318.05 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOSKI, ADAM C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $65,317.70 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, HOWARD S Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $65,317.69 Date 10/12/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRADE, TIMOTHY E Employer name Erie County Amount $65,316.69 Date 10/12/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, GREGORY D Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $65,316.56 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAM, HIEU Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $65,316.49 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZ, MATTHEW J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $65,316.48 Date 04/28/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPLICHAL, CLARK S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $65,316.48 Date 04/24/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANKIN, DAMON J Employer name Westchester County Amount $65,316.46 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRACHAN- BYROO, SHARON Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $65,316.15 Date 03/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JANET L Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $65,316.11 Date 10/25/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $65,315.90 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REED, CINDERELLA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $65,315.88 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, CHU-FANG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $65,315.27 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARROTTE, JOREN F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,315.11 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONELLI, BEVERLY A Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $65,315.07 Date 03/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MONICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $65,314.94 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, JEFFERY M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $65,314.84 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACACE, CAROLYN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,314.14 Date 02/20/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ALICIA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $65,313.90 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $65,313.85 Date 03/28/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CHLOE M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,313.25 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AKINLEYE, IBIDAPO Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANFIELD, MICHELE A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, LISA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FLUMER, JOHN D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 03/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, ELIZABETH A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 07/22/1976 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARHARTT, CHRISTINE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 07/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SUSAN A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZWETKOWSKI, TODD M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $65,313.22 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAG, FRANK N Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $65,313.04 Date 01/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, KATIE A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,312.94 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HETHERINGTON, DANIELLE S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $65,312.85 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMADHIN, SHALENDRA S Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $65,312.65 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ERIC C Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $65,312.57 Date 08/10/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVLEY, PATRICIA Q Employer name Erie County Amount $65,312.45 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, DANIEL A, III Employer name Cayuga County Amount $65,312.38 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TURONE R Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $65,312.36 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOVEE, MARY A Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $65,312.34 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOERO, JOHN Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $65,312.31 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARDO, JOSEPH G Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $65,311.16 Date 05/11/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, RICHARD J, JR Employer name Otsego County Amount $65,310.96 Date 06/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, NATHAN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $65,310.69 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBAUM, HOPE S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,309.76 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAXTON, JON A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,309.73 Date 08/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLISH, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name City of Albany Amount $65,309.17 Date 07/08/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BENNINGTON, BRIAN D Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,308.88 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, KEVIN F Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $65,308.45 Date 02/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTKNECHT, RICHARD F Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $65,308.38 Date 04/28/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOBBS, STEVEN R Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $65,308.11 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GOVERN, BRAD H Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $65,308.05 Date 01/27/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRY, BRIAN K Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $65,307.27 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, CANDACE L Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $65,307.13 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, KRISTIN E Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $65,306.76 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIME, JOSHUA M Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $65,306.67 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCORESE, RONALD S Employer name Haverstraw-StoNY Point CSD Amount $65,306.66 Date 06/04/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGNEW, DONNA C Employer name Boces-Clint Essx Warr Wash'Ton Amount $65,306.07 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIBBETT, JILL A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $65,305.96 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDACCA, SUSAN M Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $65,305.74 Date 10/28/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, DIANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $65,305.07 Date 03/29/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAYO, THOMAS A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $65,305.04 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, MARK P Employer name Cornell University Amount $65,304.59 Date 07/02/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBER, MATTHEW D Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $65,304.47 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONE, PETER P Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $65,304.31 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ERIC J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $65,304.19 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System