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 KLEINSMITH, PATRICIA A Employer name Broome County Amount $83,478.64 Date 03/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLEY, JULIE K Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $83,478.62 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JOSEPH B Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,478.53 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSETTE, ERIC M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,477.69 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, WENDY S Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $83,476.80 Date 09/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALECKI, MARK A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,476.73 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILCOX, KATHY L Employer name Education Department Amount $83,476.39 Date 05/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORCHARD, STEVEN M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,476.21 Date 05/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, KAREN L Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $83,476.16 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARGIOTTA, DOMINICK A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,475.96 Date 09/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUG, JAMIE W Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $83,475.20 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KADRYNA, DONALD K Employer name Erie County Amount $83,474.72 Date 07/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENDITTO, MICHAEL A Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $83,474.37 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFA, ANTHONY Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $83,474.36 Date 09/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, MARK E Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $83,474.33 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'SULLIVAN, STEPHANIE A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $83,473.44 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JASON S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,473.26 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEFFT, CHRISTOPHER A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $83,471.19 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACRINO, JOHN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $83,471.06 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BRIAN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,471.03 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOYCE, KATHLEEN A Employer name Education Department Amount $83,470.67 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,470.61 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASILLO, JEFFREY M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $83,470.58 Date 12/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZINSKI, CAROL E Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $83,470.14 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUDAIN, SHARON Y Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $83,469.94 Date 07/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAB, JOSEPH W Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $83,469.00 Date 01/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, IRVIN L Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $83,468.90 Date 05/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, MATTHEW M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $83,468.55 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINSON, JAMES R, SR Employer name City of White Plains Amount $83,468.14 Date 11/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STINES, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,467.35 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, TEDDY C Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $83,466.90 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORSKI, STEVEN M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $83,466.72 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DAVID M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $83,466.43 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTARELLI, CRAIG A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,465.10 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACHEN, THOMAS J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $83,464.68 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEPEDINO, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $83,464.17 Date 01/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHINO, DIANA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,463.47 Date 10/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALACE, ELIZABETH T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,463.42 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZEN, SAMARA R Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,463.37 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $83,462.59 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, DIANE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $83,462.18 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, SALVATORE P Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,461.17 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, REGINA L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $83,460.34 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, MATTHEW J Employer name Rockland County Amount $83,460.24 Date 08/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, FRANKLIN Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $83,459.80 Date 11/14/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, DAVID J Employer name Albany County Amount $83,459.76 Date 05/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,459.60 Date 07/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCARELLI, STEPHEN J Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,459.46 Date 08/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GEORGE, VANESSA N Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,458.72 Date 09/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, STEVE A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $83,458.60 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEFALU, DENISE Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $83,458.30 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIP, LISSY P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $83,458.26 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, VERONICA J Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,457.93 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIS-LEWIS, NICOLE K Employer name Education Department Amount $83,457.57 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKER, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILI, SANTO Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 01/18/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGAN, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MANUEL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 11/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 02/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREEDY, JOHN S Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONNELL, DANIEL M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDASH, ELIZABETH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, DANIEL Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,457.52 Date 06/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHAROVIC, MEXO Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $83,456.90 Date 09/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEIL, KAREN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $83,456.77 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORETTI, ROBERT L Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $83,456.26 Date 08/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGLIARDI, VINCENT B Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,455.99 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAYE, BETH Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $83,455.56 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDILE, VINCENT V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,455.10 Date 04/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANNAPIECO, EILEEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,454.99 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPEY, MICHELLE Employer name Education Department Amount $83,454.79 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, STEPHEN V Employer name Kenmore Housing Authority Amount $83,454.54 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUSER, THERESA C Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $83,454.28 Date 10/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABOIS, VICTOR L Employer name Elmont Fire District Amount $83,454.25 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEEL, DONALD B Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $83,454.22 Date 01/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARNHAM, ROBERT E Employer name Orange County Amount $83,453.72 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIVARNIK, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,453.46 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE-NEHIKHARE, GRACE A Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $83,452.85 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIO, JOSE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $83,452.64 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUEEN, OLIVIA S Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,452.27 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUEVAS, CHARLES P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,452.16 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEERWARTH, KATHLEEN BETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $83,452.11 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILSTRAP, LYNSON, III Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $83,452.07 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, ADAM J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,451.84 Date 02/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, MATTHEW C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $83,451.10 Date 12/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, WAYNE M Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $83,450.44 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUREKHANLEN, VERONICA I Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $83,450.04 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, JAMES M Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $83,449.80 Date 08/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FALLARINO, JOHN J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $83,449.78 Date 07/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORO, JULIO A Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $83,449.56 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACARILLA, FRANK E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $83,449.37 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PAUL B Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $83,449.01 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLATO, SHEILA M Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $83,448.94 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, RONALD A Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,448.84 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GITTENS, ROSE ANN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,448.68 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, KEVIN B Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $83,448.16 Date 12/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, CARLOS H, JR Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,448.05 Date 07/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, MARTIN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,447.18 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, PETER E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $83,446.75 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System