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 SEVERSON, JANICE M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $76,064.07 Date 10/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, VICTOR F, JR Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $76,064.07 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYNARD, CHRISTA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,064.07 Date 09/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, AMY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,064.07 Date 06/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC FARLAND, SARAH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,064.07 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, MICHELLE A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $76,064.07 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, RICHARD J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $76,064.07 Date 02/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLET, MARNI M Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $76,064.07 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, JOSEPH E Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $76,063.71 Date 12/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOELLER, DAVID E, JR Employer name Orleans County Amount $76,063.62 Date 06/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEZZINO, SCOT M Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $76,063.33 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-GAGNON, JACQUELINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $76,063.28 Date 07/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORAN, ANNEKE L Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $76,063.06 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEIGENHEIMER, JEFFREY Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $76,062.79 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEA, KEVIN E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $76,061.75 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $76,061.06 Date 07/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALWAY, PATRICIA A Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $76,060.99 Date 09/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSYCZYN, DOROTHY S Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $76,060.61 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORINI, PAMELA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,060.61 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOTERA, AMY A Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $76,060.61 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SABRINA K Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $76,060.24 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGGI, CHRISTOPHER Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $76,059.62 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSHARBASH, FERRAS M Employer name Westchester County Amount $76,058.55 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, CRAIG B Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $76,058.49 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCED, CARLOS J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $76,057.42 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDWORTH, NINA F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,057.32 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVENS, DANIEL E Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $76,057.22 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, STEVEN A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $76,057.15 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CHRISTINA A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $76,057.13 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZSIMONS, JOHN F Employer name Monroe County Amount $76,057.11 Date 10/12/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,056.86 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTHUR, DIANE L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $76,056.72 Date 07/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, JAMES C Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $76,056.72 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ZANDT, KRISTINA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $76,055.94 Date 09/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORRECA, MICHELE J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,055.79 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAXUM, KELLI D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $76,055.28 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGI, JARED M Employer name City of Auburn Amount $76,055.23 Date 07/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHELPS, ANTHONY D Employer name Cortland County Amount $76,055.20 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BETHEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $76,055.20 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, MODESTO Employer name City of White Plains Amount $76,054.91 Date 03/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKLAS, MARY C Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $76,054.32 Date 01/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, JOSHUA W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $76,054.29 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUGHERTY, SHELIA B Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $76,054.17 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, GREGORY L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $76,054.04 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDGWICK, CLARE C Employer name NYS Education Department Amount $76,054.04 Date 11/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASBUN, ANTONIO W Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,053.18 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACANELLI, JOSEPH P Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $76,053.18 Date 08/30/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDON, BRENDAN J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,053.17 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name Town of New Hartford Amount $76,052.90 Date 03/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSTREAM, MITCHELL F Employer name Village of Harrison Amount $76,052.84 Date 03/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENNETT, MARIE Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $76,052.73 Date 07/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, KEITH R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $76,052.53 Date 11/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHAN, SHOWKAT H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $76,052.22 Date 10/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTFALL, DEBRA I Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $76,051.98 Date 12/16/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABERSTROH, DIANE M Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $76,051.65 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, VERONICA A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $76,051.15 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, PAUL G Employer name Town of Batavia Amount $76,050.83 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANKOWICZ, DOREEN Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $76,050.38 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCCIO, CAROL ANN F Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $76,050.19 Date 09/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUELER, REVA Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $76,049.96 Date 05/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, SAMUEL C Employer name Town of Clifton Park Amount $76,049.84 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOIT, CHRISTINE S Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $76,049.64 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARIA, MICHAEL G Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $76,049.42 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POUPORE, BRIAN A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,049.38 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, MATTHEW A Employer name Village of Potsdam Amount $76,049.27 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, ANGELA E Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $76,049.26 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATROBA, DAVID Employer name Niagara County Amount $76,049.19 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, DERRICK D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,048.96 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIGAN, WILLIAM R, III Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $76,048.67 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAFT, KAREN B Employer name Town of Pound Ridge Amount $76,048.62 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTINGLY, MARVIN J Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $76,048.20 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, EDWIN Employer name Sullivan County Amount $76,047.79 Date 04/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, KELLY S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $76,047.61 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUZI, LAURA M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,047.60 Date 01/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, MELISSA I Employer name New York Public Library Amount $76,047.38 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUCIA, DEIDRIE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $76,046.95 Date 03/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUVIL-LEONARD, THERESA D Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $76,046.18 Date 08/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, NEKIA L Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $76,046.03 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, JOHN F Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $76,045.94 Date 01/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDZIO, BECKI J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $76,045.87 Date 07/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARITA, ALEXANDER Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $76,045.81 Date 01/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLILAND, TIMOTHY M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $76,045.76 Date 04/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, SUZANNE F Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $76,045.41 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, MONICA A Employer name Education Department Amount $76,044.95 Date 09/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, JENNIFER M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $76,044.89 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MATTHEW W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $76,044.37 Date 12/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON-MURRAY, KIM M Employer name Department of Health Amount $76,044.32 Date 10/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, DENISE M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $76,042.70 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRADY, SUZANNE G Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $76,042.16 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUGHRAN-AMORESE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $76,041.76 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PUNGROSS, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $76,041.32 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGRAVINESE, LUCY Employer name Education Department Amount $76,040.94 Date 11/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN-KHOURI, MITSY O Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $76,040.75 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDOLO, JOHN H Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $76,040.20 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, RICHARD B Employer name City of Albany Amount $76,040.06 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WYPIJ, HEATHER M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $76,039.89 Date 08/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, HOMERO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $76,039.76 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, LISA C Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $76,039.51 Date 12/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUN, SANDY Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $76,038.86 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBATH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Chemung County Amount $76,038.67 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System