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 SAMBERG, HELENE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,974.07 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CHYRIL P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,974.00 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, KATHLEEN R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,973.92 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALSTEAD, CALVIN J, III Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $77,973.88 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DZIERZAK, DONALD E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $77,973.26 Date 03/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELAZQUEZ, ALBERTO Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,973.19 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTIN, ANGEL L Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $77,972.95 Date 11/18/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NENOV, STANIMIR N Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $77,972.40 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLAUCH, PATSY S Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $77,972.31 Date 01/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNELLY-HUGHES, HEATHER C Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $77,971.88 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAHAM, BRAD C Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $77,971.64 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARKO, JOSEPH A Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $77,970.72 Date 10/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, MARK A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $77,970.71 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONOMO, SUSAN E Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $77,970.55 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTHBERT, JASON Employer name Town of Glenville Amount $77,970.50 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGOO, KOWSILLIA SINGH Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,969.97 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEHR, RYAN C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,969.94 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROMMER, THOMAS J Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $77,969.62 Date 07/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTER, CHARLES J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,969.43 Date 11/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, JESSICA K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,969.29 Date 06/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDINEER, JASON E Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $77,969.16 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SHELLEY V Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $77,968.91 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, RALPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,968.81 Date 12/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROKAW, MICHAEL C Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,968.61 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDDELL, WILLIAM I Employer name Town of Ontario Amount $77,968.41 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRINGER, COREY R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $77,968.07 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, STACEY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,968.04 Date 06/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHALSKI, KURT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $77,967.59 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, PETER F Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $77,967.42 Date 05/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, GREG A Employer name Orange County Amount $77,967.37 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAIN, LEWIS, JR Employer name City of Beacon Amount $77,966.52 Date 08/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTAN, ROBERT M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,966.49 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERIKART, RHONA R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,966.36 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, SUSAN L Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,965.90 Date 11/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, VINCENT A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $77,965.68 Date 07/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEREDA, ARKADIVSZ G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,965.58 Date 12/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULOWIECKI, TARA Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,965.50 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLASEN, DANIEL C Employer name Onondaga County Amount $77,964.21 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEATING, ROBERT S, III Employer name Town of Chester Amount $77,963.92 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, CHERRY S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $77,963.87 Date 02/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, ANTONIO E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,963.34 Date 09/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARSKI, BRIAN R Employer name City of Elmira Amount $77,963.10 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITTNIEWSKI, DEAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,963.09 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, NICASIO, JR Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $77,963.08 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, NICOLE D Employer name Orange County Amount $77,960.74 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULCAHY, HOWARD F Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $77,960.71 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCK, GLEN I Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,959.68 Date 06/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMBIDA, TINA M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $77,959.49 Date 05/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAIUSCO, MILDRED Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,959.46 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANOV, PAUL K Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $77,959.28 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLS, DALE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,959.16 Date 06/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JULIA W Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $77,959.08 Date 12/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, LAURE THEUS Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $77,958.77 Date 08/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $77,958.67 Date 05/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALBANO, KATHRYN A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $77,958.59 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMPELLA, JOHN P Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $77,958.40 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTLIEB, DAVID Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,958.26 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLLECITO, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,957.44 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRIOS, MICHAEL Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,956.32 Date 10/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODSIDE, KATELAND P Employer name Erie County Amount $77,956.05 Date 08/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIAS, SHIBIN V Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,955.82 Date 04/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAIF, MOHAMMAD SANJID Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,955.52 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENCIA TORRENT, NAYELLI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $77,954.83 Date 07/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, NELSON M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,954.37 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARK, JOON EUI Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,954.34 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DITTA, JENNIFER R Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,953.78 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOVER, MARGARET Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,953.75 Date 05/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILIPPEAU, ANDRE F Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $77,953.68 Date 07/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARTRAND, MELINDA S Employer name Lewis County Amount $77,953.67 Date 07/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, J ROGER Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $77,953.65 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, DAVID E Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $77,953.03 Date 09/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLITHORPE, LEE E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,952.66 Date 02/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, KATRINA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,952.03 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSIGNORE, DEBORAH Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $77,951.90 Date 12/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOSA, FRANCESCA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $77,951.72 Date 08/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELIZ, MARILYN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,951.70 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVIGNI, WANDA C Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $77,951.65 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, FRANK B Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $77,951.59 Date 02/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFIDENT, NADEGE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,951.59 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADOVANI, RAYMOND Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,951.51 Date 07/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, GLENN W Employer name Lawrence UFSD Amount $77,950.75 Date 05/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTRELL, JOHN J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $77,950.20 Date 02/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $77,949.83 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, EMMETT E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,949.58 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, SHARLENE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $77,949.42 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, JAMES L Employer name Village of Liberty Amount $77,949.40 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROOSA, JAMES P, III Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,949.07 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, JILL C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,948.92 Date 06/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DE BOGART, GREGORY Employer name Town of Woodstock Amount $77,948.92 Date 07/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PULEO, JILLIAN L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,948.72 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNELL, EVE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,947.91 Date 10/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROSKOWSKI, MARIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,947.80 Date 03/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONDELLO, AMY E Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $77,947.80 Date 12/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAREFOOT, DENNIS J Employer name Livingston County Amount $77,947.75 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIG, DEBORAH A Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $77,947.73 Date 09/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, GAIL L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,947.68 Date 11/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETE, MADOE M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $77,947.57 Date 07/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JOHN Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $77,946.96 Date 11/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIMENTI, JOSEPH A Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $77,946.91 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEKARZ, JOSEPH J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,946.20 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System