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 SWANSON, DIANE J Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $77,266.83 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLISHCHUK, VLADIMIR Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $77,266.46 Date 01/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $77,266.13 Date 06/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DAVID M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $77,265.53 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, VICTORIA D Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $77,264.89 Date 11/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRASSELINO, NICOLE M Employer name Village of Northport Amount $77,264.71 Date 02/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFE, JENIFER A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $77,264.62 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YING SARAH, YUET MING Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,264.55 Date 08/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGNACIO, NIEVES A Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $77,263.88 Date 09/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON-WOODS, VALERIE Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,263.85 Date 10/24/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, JEFFREY J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $77,263.70 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOCE, FRANK W Employer name Rockland County Amount $77,263.65 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, WALTER I Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,263.42 Date 06/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JOHN M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,263.18 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, RALPH L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,262.72 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDZINSKA-SAYERS, MONIKA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $77,262.58 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRONE, KENNETH A Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $77,262.53 Date 12/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUSH, TERRY C Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $77,261.94 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS, KEVIN R Employer name West Irondequoit CSD Amount $77,261.75 Date 05/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, STEVEN K, II Employer name Livingston County Amount $77,261.38 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTESA, MAVIS A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,261.08 Date 11/24/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVA, PETER V Employer name Village of East Rockaway Amount $77,260.81 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILS, DAVID R Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $77,260.65 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSIALOWSKI, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,260.61 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTI, SHELLY M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $77,260.60 Date 12/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, BENJAMIN D Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $77,260.58 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KHALID-VICK, RASHEEMA R Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $77,260.37 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARION, JO ANN Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $77,260.37 Date 05/31/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRUS, STEVEN J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $77,260.37 Date 12/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARGAR, MICHAEL J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $77,260.33 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTELLI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Boces-Del Chenang Madis Otsego Amount $77,260.12 Date 02/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAWLEY, JAMES R Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $77,259.99 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDINO, DAWN M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $77,259.91 Date 07/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, HEATHER M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $77,259.69 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAIBUATHES, TANIMA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $77,259.34 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMP, GREG M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $77,259.07 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEIDER, JAMES F, II Employer name Belfast CSD Amount $77,259.05 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLEN, DAWN L Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $77,258.94 Date 04/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMUDEZ, ANDRE D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $77,258.90 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKERMONT, KELLY E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $77,258.79 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAN, FLORENTINO Employer name Office of General Services Amount $77,258.60 Date 12/12/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, JEANEEN M Employer name Division of Human Rights Amount $77,258.60 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL VECCHIO, ROSEMARY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $77,258.60 Date 03/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BRUCE H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $77,258.60 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, STEPHANIE C Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASSETT, FREDERICK K Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEIRNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 02/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, GREGORY C Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 07/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARVIE, CAROLE I Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWETT, PATRICIA A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 12/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, LORI A Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACE, ANDREW S Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MARLENE Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 10/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, SUE ANNE R Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 01/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANNEN, JUDITH E Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, DOUGLAS W Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUKU, AGRON Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 06/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPLEYEA, CATHIE M Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWARD, KELLY S Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMINSKI, MARYJANE C Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 09/05/1967 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOLLMER, EUGENE J Employer name Education Department Amount $77,258.60 Date 03/14/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, RICHARD C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,258.60 Date 06/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPRZAK, SHARON N Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,258.60 Date 11/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKROCKI, BEVERLY A Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,258.60 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANKOVICH, JOSEPH E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,258.60 Date 06/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEGUIN, BEATRICE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,258.60 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKSHEAR, ROSALIND Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,258.60 Date 08/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CERCHIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,258.60 Date 01/12/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, PATRICIA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,258.60 Date 02/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, LISA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $77,258.60 Date 11/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUPO, VINCENT N Employer name Commack Fire District Amount $77,258.12 Date 08/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WESTLEY F, III Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $77,257.89 Date 06/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNFELD, DANIEL Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $77,257.64 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SAMUEL Employer name Westchester County Amount $77,257.38 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOF, STEPHEN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $77,256.56 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSTEIN, SCOTT A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $77,256.49 Date 08/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADILLA, MARGO Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $77,256.39 Date 04/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREGO, JOSE G Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $77,255.90 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONSON, ALLENE E Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $77,255.45 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDARIO, DINA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $77,255.37 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, JULIA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $77,255.08 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JOHN L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $77,254.83 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, JOSEPH Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,253.74 Date 12/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, ANGELIQUE Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $77,253.74 Date 04/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSHAW, BRIAN K Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $77,253.41 Date 05/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON-VANEVER, AUDREY A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $77,252.86 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIACCO, CHARLENE V Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $77,252.00 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEFFER, DANIEL P Employer name Allegany St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $77,251.37 Date 12/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CALICCHIA, ERIN KATE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $77,251.32 Date 08/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNES, WALDO D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $77,250.62 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, JULIE A Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $77,250.54 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, HECTOR L, JR Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $77,250.32 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOKER, KEITH M Employer name Allegany County Amount $77,250.03 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOCK, JEAN M Employer name Pearl River UFSD Amount $77,248.63 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, KEVIN J Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $77,248.18 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, DESMOND L Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $77,248.15 Date 06/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WADDELL, JAMESINE L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $77,247.77 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANDEE, HARRY R Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $77,247.69 Date 03/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, GARY C Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $77,247.69 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System