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 LUKASZEWICZ, SUSAN M Employer name Batavia City-School Dist Amount $76,432.79 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULVANEY, ROBERT, JR Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,432.46 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCA, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $76,432.27 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNEGAN, LINDA A Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $76,432.07 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, CAROLYNE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $76,431.70 Date 04/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONG, ELISE Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,431.64 Date 03/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSER, KYLE D Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,430.91 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AINI, THOMAS A Employer name City of Hornell Amount $76,430.91 Date 04/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CREADY, JOHN A, JR Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $76,430.66 Date 08/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSIC, RAKESHA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,430.47 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLISZ, EDWARD W Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $76,430.17 Date 09/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHERRI J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $76,430.15 Date 12/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, JOHN L Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,430.09 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, AEKYUNG Employer name Nassau County Amount $76,430.09 Date 06/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARDLEY, ROBERT M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,429.91 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $76,429.29 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEMANN, BRUCE F, JR Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,429.26 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANIGAULT, BIRTH A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,429.23 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERMAN, HOPE L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,429.00 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPHIER, SHAWN S Employer name Yates County Amount $76,428.82 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, WILLIAM S Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,428.42 Date 09/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUES, PATRICIA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $76,428.34 Date 02/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, MELANIE K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,428.33 Date 04/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCUSI, ROBERT J, JR Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $76,427.73 Date 08/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, JULIE L Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $76,427.45 Date 08/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, JOHN W Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,427.27 Date 12/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINE, MELISSA M Employer name Madison County Amount $76,427.16 Date 07/13/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIER, ELISSA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $76,426.91 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSS, GARY M Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $76,426.65 Date 05/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEULING, CATHERINE Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $76,426.60 Date 09/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALERE, DANA K Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,426.52 Date 08/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, JAMES E, JR Employer name Essex County Amount $76,426.51 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTTA, VINCENZO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,426.49 Date 12/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, MICHELE A Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $76,426.47 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, ANN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $76,426.00 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRY, SHAWN G Employer name Chenango County Amount $76,425.60 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREAVES, ANTHONY M Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $76,425.59 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUBER, DOUGLAS W Employer name Village of Patchogue Amount $76,425.46 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIEJNY, MICHELLE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $76,425.30 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPE, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,425.09 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, DONNA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $76,425.00 Date 03/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PROVOST, JILL Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $76,424.87 Date 04/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, LAURIE R Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $76,424.81 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, CYNTHIA L Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,424.58 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTYS, CAREL R Employer name Ulster County Amount $76,424.35 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKLINE, TANYA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $76,424.34 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOSATO, KAREN Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,424.07 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $76,424.01 Date 01/17/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MODICA, ROSEMARIE J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $76,423.76 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Rome Amount $76,423.65 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, ELISHA L Employer name Commission of Correction Amount $76,423.50 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUBRUN, JEAN B Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,423.31 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRUPI, MICHAEL V Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $76,423.14 Date 04/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREDERICKS, CURTIS W Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $76,423.07 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, SCOTT J Employer name City of Watertown Amount $76,422.91 Date 09/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, CHRISTIE Employer name Lewis County Amount $76,422.85 Date 12/28/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRI, FRANCIS A Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $76,422.75 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEFFERNAN, STACEY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,422.19 Date 11/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCKLEY, GLENN G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $76,422.10 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA POSTA, MILLICENT Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $76,421.93 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECORA, STEPHEN Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,421.80 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOFIELD, TIMOTHY O Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $76,421.68 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISGERBER, KIM Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $76,420.84 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLETTI, BONNY Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,420.40 Date 03/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, ANDREA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,420.40 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRECO, DONNA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,420.40 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, LOYDA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,420.40 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, FRANCIS J Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $76,420.05 Date 04/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, KIM A Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $76,420.01 Date 11/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUTHWELL, WILLIAM H Employer name Town of Webster Amount $76,419.96 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERING, KEVIN R Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $76,418.92 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, AIHUA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $76,418.14 Date 06/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, ANDREW S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $76,417.73 Date 08/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUNZ, KATHARINE D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $76,417.61 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTIGAN, SUSAN Employer name Albany County Amount $76,417.57 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, BRYAN E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,417.32 Date 06/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLINGTON, MARK Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,416.70 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEMANN, GARY T Employer name Town of Somers Amount $76,416.19 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORERO, AMY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $76,415.95 Date 06/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, ANTHONY Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,415.75 Date 01/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COFER, SUSAN E Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,415.03 Date 01/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDISON-AMOYAW, JANE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,414.80 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGIOLA, LISA D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $76,414.79 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DONALD P Employer name Merrick UFSD Amount $76,414.53 Date 09/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHAPPELLE, FRANCIS G Employer name Jamestown Community College Amount $76,413.96 Date 01/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, EDWARD M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $76,413.92 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE B Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $76,413.22 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVOGLIA, JOSEPH Employer name Albertson Water District Amount $76,412.76 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORMHALS, BRIAN G, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $76,412.24 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMART, EDWIN F Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $76,412.23 Date 04/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, RANDALL O Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $76,412.16 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON-DEANE, CONZELLA I Employer name Office For Technology Amount $76,411.58 Date 09/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN TASSEL, WAYNE A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $76,411.40 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOCAT, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $76,411.18 Date 10/19/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SATIN, DANIEL R Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $76,411.16 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, GREGORY C Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,410.96 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RICKARD, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $76,410.29 Date 03/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAIGER, PAUL T Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $76,410.20 Date 10/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, GARY E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,409.52 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENTOSUGLIA, CATHERINE E Employer name Mohawk Valley Child Youth Serv Amount $76,409.49 Date 12/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System