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 VAULT, KATHY L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,601.89 Date 10/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, MARIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,601.80 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADSELL, RICHARD M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,601.37 Date 08/20/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARTAKOVA, MARINA L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $77,600.20 Date 07/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OSTER, ILYAN L Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $77,599.78 Date 07/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, REGINALD V, III Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $77,599.76 Date 09/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRAE, BRIAN D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $77,599.72 Date 11/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, JACQUELINE N Employer name Erie County Amount $77,599.52 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRANDA, DAVID, JR Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $77,599.20 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLIKER, TAMMY M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $77,599.10 Date 03/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZ, BETH ANN Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $77,598.72 Date 04/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, JAMES J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,598.32 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOUNTAIN, JASON M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,598.23 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEFFREY G Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,598.04 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIKE, DANIEL D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,597.54 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, COURTNEY Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,597.48 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, BARBARA JOAN Employer name Town of Stony Point Amount $77,597.28 Date 07/01/1964 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEO, LUCI A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,597.17 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, VINCENT D Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,597.13 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMOWSKI, MICHAEL A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,596.91 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, GIUSEPPE E Employer name Ramapo CSD Amount $77,596.71 Date 12/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNE, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,596.67 Date 11/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOKSHI, NILIMA N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,596.64 Date 11/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, MARTHA P Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $77,596.64 Date 10/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVENPORT, VERNEICE L Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $77,596.64 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, MARY Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,596.64 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, MICHELE S Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $77,596.64 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YORKE-HARVEY, HERMISE M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $77,596.64 Date 02/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASELEY, CHARLES E Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $77,596.16 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, ABBY Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $77,596.10 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, JULIO C Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $77,595.89 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITHAYATHIL, SINOJ P Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $77,595.40 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ELIN L Employer name Greenburgh Graham UFSD Amount $77,595.40 Date 06/20/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHEY, MICHELE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,595.30 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOWAY, LINDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,595.07 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMBKE, JAMES R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,594.65 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NKWETI, CHRISTINA Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $77,593.56 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMEYER, JUDY A Employer name Lancaster CSD Amount $77,592.81 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, STEPHEN C Employer name Broome County Amount $77,592.74 Date 10/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, KERI A Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $77,592.67 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $77,592.62 Date 05/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, THOMAS L Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $77,592.59 Date 11/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LAURA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,592.47 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VAULT, JOHN L Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $77,592.29 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DORIS L Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,591.65 Date 02/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPHONSE, JOSEPH M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $77,591.35 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PACE, BERNARD M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $77,590.97 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, SIMONNE Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $77,590.96 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALVEZ, LIZA I Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $77,589.85 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILANO, MARK D, JR Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $77,589.62 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADESELUKA, SAMUEL S Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $77,589.58 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEDVUKAJ, PJETER Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $77,589.28 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEHLER, RICHARD E Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $77,589.08 Date 03/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZ, JEFFREY E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $77,588.75 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLON, ANASDEEP S Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,588.73 Date 06/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIX, LAURIE A Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,588.42 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENDELKEN, ROBERT T Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $77,588.35 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGUANDAS, MATTHIS Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $77,588.07 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, DIANA L Employer name Insurance Dept-Liquidation Bur Amount $77,588.07 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLINI, JOHANNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,587.84 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRESSWELL, KATHRYN J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $77,586.59 Date 06/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUDO, JOHN T Employer name Albany County Amount $77,586.33 Date 09/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNECHT, KRISTEN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $77,586.07 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, RAY S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,585.65 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OGNISSANTI, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $77,585.11 Date 10/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, JUDITH A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $77,583.85 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUMPP, LORI R Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $77,583.82 Date 10/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDBERG, ERICK C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,583.80 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BETTA, DARYL J Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $77,583.38 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $77,583.21 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAJSZKY, WERNER P Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,582.49 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLOSA, ROBERT Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $77,582.36 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, CAROL D Employer name Nassau County Amount $77,582.29 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISZEWSKI, EDWARD J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $77,582.09 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, STEPHEN R Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,581.83 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRASSARD, KRISTEN M Employer name Clinton County Amount $77,581.56 Date 05/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SOIZA, DANIEL A Employer name Coram Fire District Amount $77,581.51 Date 08/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICILIANO, MARGARET A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $77,580.87 Date 09/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, CARMEN J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,580.56 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, CLAYTON Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,580.46 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROOHS, LISA A Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $77,580.35 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTELLA, BETH Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $77,580.00 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JACOB D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,579.79 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, LISA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $77,579.35 Date 08/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECHLER, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,579.27 Date 09/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, STEVEN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,579.17 Date 12/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANSING, TORI E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $77,578.87 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, JAMES J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $77,578.67 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRELICK, KATRINA J Employer name Lewis County Amount $77,578.57 Date 08/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, STACY P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHE, JERRY A, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLEY, SHARRON Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNERY, ROSEANN Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTRELLA, DANIEL, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ERIC Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 08/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZULLO, LAURIE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, CHRIS P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 06/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, MARK Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SETTLES, ROGER L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 01/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, RAYMOND P, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $77,578.16 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System