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 LYNCH, NICHOLAS M Employer name Cortland County Amount $77,707.68 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISLA, LOURDES Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,706.64 Date 04/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, MARIA C Employer name Erie County Amount $77,706.59 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALCAGNINO, DENISE M Employer name Madison County Amount $77,706.41 Date 04/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTEN, AMY L Employer name Town of Massena Amount $77,706.32 Date 06/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, CLARET Y Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,706.21 Date 01/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIERO, JORDAN E Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $77,706.11 Date 01/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PREMO, LAURIEJEAN M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $77,706.01 Date 12/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, MARY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $77,705.83 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNELL, JAMES R Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,705.40 Date 02/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, TERENCE J Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,705.40 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAK, VY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,704.80 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULAJ, MEDIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,704.52 Date 06/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RHODES, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $77,704.41 Date 02/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHADDERDON, HELEN M Employer name Albany County Airport Authorit Amount $77,704.02 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENSWIE, MICHAEL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,704.01 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALA, THOMAS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $77,703.91 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUY, GARY P Employer name Capital Dist Trans Authority Amount $77,703.91 Date 05/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSBOURNE, KHADIJAH A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,703.64 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUES, DIANE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $77,701.60 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONS, SHARON C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $77,701.29 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, MARY JO Employer name Amagansett UFSD Amount $77,701.05 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COYLE, RAYMOND C, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $77,700.99 Date 08/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDASCIA, RICHARD R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $77,700.80 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTTS, STUART A Employer name Village of Lake Placid Amount $77,700.19 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, MICHAEL D, SR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,699.61 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT S Employer name City of Albany Amount $77,699.41 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RINKER, HEATHER N Employer name Broome County Amount $77,699.19 Date 06/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DAVID J Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $77,699.07 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, IAN D, JR Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $77,699.01 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEBEER, CRYSTAL J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $77,698.94 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, MATTHEW A Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $77,698.80 Date 07/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JONATHAN D Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,697.30 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRSNER, LAURENCE J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,697.23 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, MARY Employer name Delaware Academy C S D - Delhi Amount $77,697.08 Date 11/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MONICA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,696.93 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKART, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,696.90 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYE, VEDETTE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,696.90 Date 11/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANDRO, PETER J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,696.73 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZIO, SHERRY D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,696.23 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONMILLER, CATHERINE R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,695.65 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCITELLO, JOHN J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $77,695.38 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTARO, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $77,695.35 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, KEVIN J Employer name Broome County Amount $77,695.17 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ADAM Employer name City of Troy Amount $77,694.36 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARTHA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $77,694.33 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANO, KEVIN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $77,694.14 Date 10/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, SEAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,693.72 Date 06/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOETH, MARK E Employer name East Greenbush CSD Amount $77,693.56 Date 04/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDEA, LOUIS J Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $77,693.54 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $77,693.40 Date 08/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBINO, DOMINIC Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $77,693.19 Date 04/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, LISA J Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $77,692.74 Date 04/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERAPILIO, STEVE T Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $77,692.65 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMONTE, MICHELLE Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $77,692.48 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE GRELLIER, MATHEW M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,692.30 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAGALE, KATHERINE B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $77,692.25 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVENTURA, JOSEPH Employer name Town of Hempstead Housing Auth Amount $77,691.44 Date 05/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STELLATO, LUISA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,691.25 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, TODD W Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $77,691.11 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLDER, KEVIN R Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $77,691.07 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDON, LEXER Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $77,690.28 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTANER, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $77,690.23 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENCK, STEPHEN A Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $77,689.90 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $77,689.71 Date 01/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOANNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $77,689.46 Date 11/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVEAU, MARIE ROSE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,689.15 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERI, CHRISTINE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,688.88 Date 06/17/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUGUERAS, CARLOS Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $77,688.51 Date 05/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARY ELLEN Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,688.29 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, MAUREEN A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,688.27 Date 07/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEBO, JOHN E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $77,687.89 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL-ZEMLA, PATRICIA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $77,687.86 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEU, JEANNE R Employer name Village of Croton-On-Hudson Amount $77,687.40 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROBEY, MARGARET Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $77,686.91 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, DONALD A, III Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $77,686.36 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, THOMAS B Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $77,686.30 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELAHUNTY, JOHN M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,686.10 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCINTOSH, SHAWN C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,685.97 Date 01/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, MARK J Employer name Albany County Amount $77,685.68 Date 03/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANTOR, NELSON J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,685.59 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, RICHARD J Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $77,685.21 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANZ, ALICIA R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,685.19 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PROUX, RICHARD Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,685.12 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, MARY D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,684.20 Date 07/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WADE, ALTON S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,684.00 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEENEY, LORI A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $77,684.00 Date 03/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTIA, LISA A Employer name Cortland County Amount $77,683.56 Date 10/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $77,683.21 Date 04/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, DAVID Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,683.14 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINGWOOD, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $77,683.01 Date 01/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, TOULON M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,682.71 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGANO, KIMBERLY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,682.43 Date 02/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $77,682.42 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, PATRICIA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $77,682.17 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLAN, ROBERT Employer name Ulster County Amount $77,682.15 Date 12/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCILLI, STEPHEN M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $77,682.05 Date 05/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMUS, ARNOLDO S Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $77,682.00 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHRENS, CLIFFORD P Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,681.70 Date 07/28/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAVELLI, ANDREA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,681.58 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System