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 RICHARD, MATTHEW J Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $76,507.31 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BIASE, SHEILA J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $76,507.20 Date 01/31/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, CLOIRVUYNIA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,507.03 Date 09/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMELINE, JAMES F Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $76,506.62 Date 10/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCOLINO, MICHAEL J Employer name Village of Newark Amount $76,506.41 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALY, EDWARD J, III Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,506.30 Date 12/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGGS, AARON K Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $76,506.29 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, ROSAMMA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,506.07 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIECI, ANGELO Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,506.07 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, LISA M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $76,505.70 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPAS, DARREN C Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $76,505.37 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KALLUKALAM, MARY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $76,505.35 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YERMOLENKO, ILYA Z Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,505.20 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DOMENICO, ANTHONY J Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $76,505.02 Date 06/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, FREDERICK B, III Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $76,504.88 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, EULICE P Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $76,504.75 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, JAMES I Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,503.57 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIULAZ, LAURIE B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,503.20 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, CHARLES A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,503.06 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANDINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,502.99 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBARGE, TERESA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,502.35 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, JOSHUA R Employer name Albany County Amount $76,502.13 Date 10/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIHO, KPADE E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,501.99 Date 10/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $76,501.53 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRIOS, VICTOR H Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,501.39 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GEORGE F Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $76,501.33 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VESHIA, MICHAEL F Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,500.48 Date 03/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JOSE A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $76,500.40 Date 12/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, BRIAN D Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $76,500.21 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOCHA, AMY K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $76,500.01 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL D Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,499.87 Date 05/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, PATRICK H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,499.82 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, GARY R Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,499.67 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELUSO, DANIEL A Employer name Holbrook Fire District Amount $76,499.48 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEN, KENNETH M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,499.30 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLEY, STEVEN H Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $76,499.26 Date 09/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORIOLES, ALYSSA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,498.37 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTTO, MARCOS A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,498.12 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRACK, BRUCE Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,497.85 Date 07/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, KIM Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,497.49 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADMAN, SUZANNE M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,497.41 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAVARESE, RICHARD A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $76,496.83 Date 05/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, FRANCIS Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,496.83 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOUS, DAVID R Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $76,496.82 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINE, DAVID W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,496.80 Date 05/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, HEMA P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,496.70 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAYE, MILTON E, II Employer name Brockport CSD Amount $76,496.46 Date 10/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREY, SANDRA M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,496.36 Date 08/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, RENEE L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,496.35 Date 11/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, JOSEPH F Employer name Oneida County Amount $76,496.03 Date 11/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLYCARPE, FALLA L Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,496.01 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, PATRICIA A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,495.97 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLOW, ALISON A Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,495.95 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORCROSS, KEVIN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,495.24 Date 01/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANEY, JENNIFER L Employer name Columbia County Amount $76,495.14 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORR, JOHN S Employer name Village of Chester Amount $76,494.92 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILLIOS, BARBARA Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $76,493.58 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERT, JANETTE J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,492.76 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ROSEMARIE C Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $76,492.67 Date 02/11/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JAMES P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $76,492.34 Date 01/06/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, DAVID E Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $76,492.27 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDZINSKI, MARIA M Employer name Ontario County Amount $76,492.15 Date 09/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTI, KATIE A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,491.20 Date 11/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, PETER R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,490.99 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMULI, PETER S Employer name Capital Dist Child&Youth Serv Amount $76,490.84 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE-CALDWELL, ALEXIS B Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $76,490.62 Date 05/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETJEN, SUSAN Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,490.49 Date 10/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON-SCHNEIDER, DIANNE L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $76,490.37 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINSAH, KAELA Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $76,490.28 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMMER, SARAH P Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,490.22 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEBLEN, KENNETH W Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,490.14 Date 10/14/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOENNER, KENNETH J, JR Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,489.66 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAG, ROSA ANNA Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $76,489.64 Date 09/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, MARGARET A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,489.17 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEVES, JOSE M Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,488.49 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JOHN L, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $76,488.34 Date 10/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLAND, LENORE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,488.30 Date 04/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN GORDER, ANDREW P Employer name Energy Research Dev Authority Amount $76,488.19 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIERS, JAMES D Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,487.89 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURDICK, ROYCE N Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $76,487.87 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANEY, TIFFANIE H Employer name City of Kingston Amount $76,487.53 Date 07/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASKEY, ERIN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,487.49 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, NANCY A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $76,487.44 Date 12/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GELLER, MARNEE L Employer name Council of The Arts Amount $76,487.25 Date 12/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAO, SUSAN E Employer name Peninsula Public Library Amount $76,486.74 Date 09/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, MICHAEL L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $76,486.24 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENSISI, JOSEPHINE Employer name Glen Cove Public Library Amount $76,486.20 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPOGNA, KATHLEEN Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $76,486.13 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINDS, ROSEANN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,485.88 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFFEY, MARIAN S Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $76,485.76 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESANDRO, JOSEPH A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,485.46 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AURIA, MARGARET J Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $76,485.46 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALFARO, ESMERALDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,485.27 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, RUSSELL JON Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,484.90 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKHARAN, SUJATA Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,484.75 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINARD, SOHAMEY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $76,484.42 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASCZIENSKI, MICHAEL F, JR Employer name City of Fulton Amount $76,484.33 Date 01/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOLLSCHLEGER, KEITH M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,484.25 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMBROOK, ANDREW M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $76,484.25 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, RONALD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,483.45 Date 07/27/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System