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 MC CARTHY, ANN M Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $77,888.88 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUBERT, NORMAN A Employer name SUNY College Technology Delhi Amount $77,888.08 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CAPRIO-YANDIK, CHRISTINE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,887.75 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRINGER, CHRISTINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,887.73 Date 11/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROGAN, IRENE H Employer name Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD Amount $77,887.64 Date 07/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, DANIEL G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $77,887.20 Date 10/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, ARTEMUS D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $77,886.87 Date 04/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEATHERS, PAUL M, JR Employer name Lewiston-Porter CSD Amount $77,886.73 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, JANELLE A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $77,886.67 Date 02/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTO, MARYANN J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,885.24 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKE, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $77,884.73 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORENGO, JESMARIE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,884.70 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN-SMITH, JOANNE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,884.60 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, ANNE M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $77,884.46 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOSEPH R Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $77,884.26 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZLOTNICK, SARAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,884.15 Date 09/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMENDINGER, MATTHEW Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,883.92 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRIESEMA, LEANNE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,883.67 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTER, JOSEPH W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,883.66 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEHMANN, ROBERT G Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,883.66 Date 07/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, JOSHUA W Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,883.66 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETHIER, JAIME A Employer name Department of State Amount $77,883.66 Date 11/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTHINGER, SHARON A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,883.66 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREYETTE, TODD A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $77,883.56 Date 12/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, KELLEY A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,883.39 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIRE, JOSEPH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,883.24 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALE, AMY G Employer name Div Alcoholic Beverage Control Amount $77,883.02 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, CAROLYN J Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $77,882.87 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, TERRY M Employer name Warren County Amount $77,882.55 Date 07/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, VINCENT J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,882.54 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI TROCCHIO, SALVATORE J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,882.46 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BICKNELL, ELIZABETH M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,882.38 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, GEORGE J Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $77,881.56 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, MADELINE M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,881.47 Date 08/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA-SHAPIRO, MIRIAN Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,880.76 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONIN, ROBERT J Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,880.14 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,878.69 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBBER, EDWARD M, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,878.44 Date 06/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSE, MARIOLY Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,878.26 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCOPIELLO, MARCO Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $77,877.92 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PSATHA, ANTHONY I Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $77,877.75 Date 05/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,877.36 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAHL, JAMES M Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $77,877.03 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELEFELD, DONALD C, JR Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $77,876.55 Date 07/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARDSON, JORDAN B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $77,876.52 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTERHUS, MATTHEW J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $77,875.86 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANSON, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,875.23 Date 02/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOISVERT, DONNA L Employer name Vestal CSD Amount $77,875.15 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBERT, STEFANIE W Employer name Cornell University Amount $77,875.08 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, ROBERT S Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $77,874.80 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ENG, PENNIE Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $77,874.74 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, CHARLES A, II Employer name City of Corning Amount $77,874.71 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,874.20 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, CRAIG R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $77,873.28 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,873.21 Date 01/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, KEVIN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,872.86 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAVEZ, FELIX A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,872.43 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, AUBREY C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,871.94 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DAVID M Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $77,871.79 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN, VICKI Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,871.60 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLY, MARIE C Employer name Erie County Amount $77,871.20 Date 04/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, GABRIELLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,870.55 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMIN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Tioga County Amount $77,870.55 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, SONIA N Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,870.43 Date 01/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, GARY L Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $77,870.30 Date 08/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, TERESA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,869.79 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDY, CHRISTINE A Employer name Orange County Amount $77,869.74 Date 07/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, SANDRA K Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $77,869.14 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, CRISTINA E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $77,869.13 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIBBLE, JEFFREY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,869.10 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLEY, ERIN A Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $77,868.90 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDELARIA, LUISANA Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $77,868.85 Date 10/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPHART, SCOTT D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,868.76 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOEGLMEIER, LEANDRA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,868.76 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, ALISON Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,868.66 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUTTLE, BRADLEY E Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $77,868.43 Date 12/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITARELLA, KRISTOPHER A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $77,868.38 Date 03/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVEROS, MICHELLE Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $77,868.06 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIANSEN, JEFFREY E Employer name Rocky Point UFSD Amount $77,867.73 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTO, CHRISTIAN A Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,867.33 Date 02/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, EDWIN G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,867.22 Date 05/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKURPSKI, STEPHEN P Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $77,867.06 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATIG, DAVID A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,866.80 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOFFT, AMANDA A Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $77,866.77 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNDRUM, MATTHEW R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $77,866.76 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHBERGER, JAMES E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,866.28 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISTOCCO, AMY J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $77,866.21 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERGOW, THOMAS M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,865.61 Date 12/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNLAP, TARA C Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $77,864.99 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUCCI, JEAN P Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $77,864.15 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRIA, FRANK Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,863.59 Date 08/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, ASHLEY L Employer name Education Department Amount $77,863.56 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACCETTI, CATHERINE A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,863.56 Date 06/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSEN, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,863.56 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOELE, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,863.56 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, DANIEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $77,863.56 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, DAWN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,863.56 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOSEPH M Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $77,863.38 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAZAR, ANIBAL Employer name North Merrick Pub Library Amount $77,862.89 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LORI A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $77,862.52 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System