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 LUNDY, EVALYNE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $63,325.08 Date 02/27/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTHOLOMEW, JACOB R Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $63,324.94 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMSON, WILLIAM C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $63,324.82 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFT, CYNTHIA C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $63,324.68 Date 11/12/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAUDIO, LINDA A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,324.29 Date 07/16/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEMCZYK, ROBERT W Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $63,324.28 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, KANIKA Employer name Albany Housing Authority Amount $63,323.68 Date 09/24/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROCCIOLA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $63,323.45 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CLOVA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,323.43 Date 12/27/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELICE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $63,322.87 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARASCIO, GINA Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $63,322.84 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINKBEIL, CATHERINE Employer name Greece CSD Amount $63,322.83 Date 10/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJKOWSKI, JOSEPH E Employer name Village of Brocton Amount $63,322.28 Date 08/08/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRD, ETHAN W Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $63,322.11 Date 05/15/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JAMES P, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $63,322.04 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LATHEY, PAUL N Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $63,321.96 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ANANY, PATRICK F Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,321.85 Date 08/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, GLENDA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $63,321.84 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCATTE, DIANE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $63,321.79 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, IRENE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,321.70 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARRISH, MARTIN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $63,321.68 Date 08/15/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FEELY, VERONICA S Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $63,321.53 Date 11/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MOZART Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,321.22 Date 09/12/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSCH, CHRISTINE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $63,320.96 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, JOHN F, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,319.84 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, THEODORE S Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $63,319.84 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, WILLIAM R Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $63,319.61 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, ANDREW R Employer name North Greece Fire District Amount $63,319.26 Date 10/25/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SEAN R Employer name Monroe County Amount $63,319.11 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTISON, JOEL R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $63,318.99 Date 03/16/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNISTER, ROBERT J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,318.94 Date 09/17/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHESON, IRMA E Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,318.69 Date 01/16/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIE, JEREMY R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,318.65 Date 02/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, ELONDA D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $63,318.64 Date 07/09/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEGASPERIS, NANCY A Employer name Ulster County Amount $63,318.53 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANA A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $63,318.50 Date 04/16/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUCKS, JOHN, JR Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $63,318.06 Date 05/13/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICORILLI, KRISTEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $63,317.92 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE-HATCHARD, ANDREW S Employer name Rockland County Amount $63,317.58 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $63,317.18 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEFFLER, JAIME M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,316.95 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVESAY, JAMES T Employer name Niagara County Amount $63,316.81 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, PATRICK C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $63,316.73 Date 10/18/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMIZIO, PASQUALE Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $63,316.49 Date 05/11/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE E Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $63,316.44 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JONATHAN A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $63,316.09 Date 11/13/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHARLES W, JR Employer name Town of Erwin Amount $63,316.05 Date 05/28/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,315.78 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SANTIS, BRANDON P Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $63,315.59 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIS, JEFFREY L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $63,315.21 Date 01/22/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, STEVEN L Employer name Village of Black River Amount $63,315.03 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLIVAN, RICHARD D Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $63,314.91 Date 05/27/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOURDEAU, MICHELLE A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,314.70 Date 02/01/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, DARRYL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,314.24 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ALAN E Employer name Chemung County Amount $63,314.22 Date 05/29/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOO, HEE-GWONE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $63,313.63 Date 07/25/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISIG, RICKY J Employer name Village of Adams Amount $63,313.32 Date 10/01/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEENY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $63,313.08 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, JAMES D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $63,313.00 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRUILL, TALIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $63,312.94 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,312.79 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL F Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,312.69 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOYER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Cornell University Amount $63,312.54 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAUSE, MICHAEL D Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $63,312.26 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHSON, MATTHEW P Employer name Schuyler County Amount $63,312.13 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name City of Utica Amount $63,311.97 Date 05/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOJNACKI, DEBORAH A Employer name Oneida County Amount $63,311.96 Date 05/06/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, PEDRO Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $63,311.81 Date 08/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLOVIN, ANDREA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 06/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNIER, CATHERINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, ROBERT A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 09/27/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAIO, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL MAR, CHAKA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA VALLE, KERRY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDDINGS, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAMM, ALLISON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROSE, ROBERT S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,311.70 Date 04/14/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAMISNAK, KATHRYN A Employer name Ontario County Amount $63,310.64 Date 12/22/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, VERDON F Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $63,310.48 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURTZ, LYNN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $63,310.47 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, PHILLIP W, JR Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $63,310.25 Date 09/14/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUCHEN, MARY T Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $63,310.08 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, RICHARD M Employer name City of Rome Amount $63,310.05 Date 12/13/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PFEIFER, DARLENE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $63,310.04 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPUTORE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $63,309.53 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASHIN, JEFFREY A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,308.78 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, JOHN F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $63,308.75 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MAUREEN A Employer name Albany County Amount $63,308.74 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, MARSHA A Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $63,308.72 Date 07/20/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, ARLENE H Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $63,308.56 Date 01/09/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MONT, WILLIAM K Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $63,308.41 Date 10/16/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, DANIEL J Employer name Middle Island Fire District Amount $63,308.27 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, ELIO R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $63,308.26 Date 05/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENFROE, JENNIFER Y Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $63,308.18 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, GRACE Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $63,308.12 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, XAVIER J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $63,307.96 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEYDEN, JAMES A Employer name Erie County Amount $63,307.96 Date 08/12/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JANICE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $63,306.85 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENZES, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $63,306.32 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, RICHARD P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $63,305.92 Date 05/21/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System