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 CAMPBELL, VIVIAN J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $78,563.96 Date 04/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, VALESIA O Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $78,563.76 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVAL, RYAN P Employer name Dutchess County Amount $78,563.72 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLA, JOHN P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,563.52 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILONEN, ALISIA B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $78,562.99 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSES, ANDREW S Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $78,562.68 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, SHELLEY M Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,561.73 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIEL, SHAWNA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,561.45 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, GABRIEL E Employer name Village of Lake Success Amount $78,561.04 Date 03/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARTZMAN, ALEKSANDER Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $78,560.93 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABIN, YURIY Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,560.86 Date 05/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, DEBORAH A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,560.33 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COKARIC, THERESA J Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $78,560.04 Date 08/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTHERFORD, ROBERT J Employer name Island Trees UFSD Amount $78,559.83 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, KATHRYN M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,559.66 Date 12/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUC, MARIE E Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,559.43 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDAZZO, RANDY J Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $78,559.41 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE, TYWANNA L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $78,559.21 Date 11/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TODD R Employer name Erie County Amount $78,559.20 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHARA, TYLER J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $78,559.14 Date 10/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCI, JAMES O Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $78,559.14 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOSSANN, GEORGE J Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $78,559.06 Date 11/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, RICHELLE P Employer name Niagara County Amount $78,558.89 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATES, DEANNA J Employer name Erie County Amount $78,558.80 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LOVEL E Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $78,558.58 Date 07/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOSTOL, CHARLES D Employer name Holbrook Fire District Amount $78,558.21 Date 01/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLESPIE, FRANCIS X Employer name Ulster County Amount $78,558.14 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, TONYA T Employer name Westchester County Amount $78,557.94 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YESSMAN, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Schuyler County Amount $78,557.72 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, TYRONE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $78,556.71 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRIOTT, LEROY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $78,556.65 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENSON, NATALEE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $78,556.34 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADMORE, DAMON K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,556.15 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOW, ROBERT M, JR Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,556.00 Date 05/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, DAVID R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $78,556.00 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENTILE, SEBASTIANO R Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $78,555.56 Date 06/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAGUSA, CHARLES A Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $78,554.62 Date 12/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, TODD A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $78,554.52 Date 03/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELE, MARCIAL J Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $78,553.01 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RANDALL W Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $78,553.00 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOODOO, PATRICE L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,552.87 Date 09/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RICKY J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $78,551.91 Date 10/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOCKSON, JUDITH L Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $78,551.68 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPP, ELISE C Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $78,551.50 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, TIMOTHY Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,551.38 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORCHARDT, JAMES R Employer name Broome County Amount $78,550.80 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERTZ, SARAH Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $78,550.76 Date 07/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANOS, MARY Employer name Bridgehampton UFSD Amount $78,550.62 Date 06/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGARTHER, GERALD Employer name Wayne CSD Amount $78,550.61 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRIE, MELISSA J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $78,549.58 Date 04/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, KEVIN R Employer name Broome County Amount $78,549.57 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REBMANN, RAYMOND S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $78,549.21 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAR, WILLIAM A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $78,549.00 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIRE, SHANNON J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $78,548.92 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DYLAN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,548.90 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYNTON, KRISTOFER L Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,548.83 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROLSTAD, JULIANNE M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $78,548.08 Date 03/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LILLO, BARBARA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $78,547.84 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JACK Employer name Town of Highlands Amount $78,547.83 Date 11/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, SHELLEY D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $78,547.49 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, DAWN L Employer name Lewis County Amount $78,546.91 Date 08/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIEKOWICZ, WALT A Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $78,546.64 Date 10/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETIENNE, ANTONIO C Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $78,546.21 Date 03/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLANDER, NANCY L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $78,545.94 Date 03/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MATTHEW H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $78,545.66 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUTISTA, EMY Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $78,545.49 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, STANLEY L, III Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $78,545.35 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHA, FREDERICK R, II Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $78,545.06 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, JACQUELINE E Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $78,544.86 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, ANITA J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $78,544.61 Date 02/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADLEY, MARCELLA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $78,544.33 Date 03/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, LISSETT Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,544.06 Date 10/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGODON, ROSE M R R Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $78,544.03 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, MILLARD S Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $78,543.98 Date 04/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name USHER, MICHAEL D Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $78,543.42 Date 11/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANBOROUGH, DEBORAH J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $78,543.18 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STIMAK, MARK Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $78,542.00 Date 10/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRO, CHRISTINE Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $78,541.85 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAPIRO, IGOR Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $78,541.57 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, MARK J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $78,541.36 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLERDINE, JAMES D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $78,541.27 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABONI, JOSEPH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $78,540.88 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABER, KAREN Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,540.85 Date 02/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, ROBERT J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $78,539.90 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BENEDICTIS, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $78,539.66 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIRCO, JOSEPH M Employer name Copiague UFSD Amount $78,539.60 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS-ALLEN, JENNIFER M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $78,539.57 Date 06/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTYRE, WILLIAM J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $78,539.23 Date 09/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIN, JEFFREY S Employer name Nassau County Amount $78,539.07 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONRAD, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $78,538.95 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEIGLER, SUSAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,538.66 Date 06/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENGSTON, PETER C Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,537.64 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCZAK, JUDITH G Employer name Wayne County Amount $78,537.36 Date 12/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDERHAN, WILLIAM M, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $78,537.31 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VIGLIETTA, ANTHONY D Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $78,537.13 Date 04/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAKER, MATTHEW R Employer name City of Albany Amount $78,536.91 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ACKLEY, BRIAN S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $78,536.69 Date 06/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAY, BEVERLY A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $78,536.27 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LILLIE, MICHELLE N Employer name Erie County Amount $78,535.79 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EICH, CAROL A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $78,535.78 Date 01/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System