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 SAMLER, JESSICA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,997.06 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUTZ, KELLIE A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,996.98 Date 10/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIESEL, SHERI A Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,996.48 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DANIEL M, SR Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,996.42 Date 05/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, GWEN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,995.62 Date 08/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKOWSKI, ARKADIUSZ Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $75,995.39 Date 09/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, REGINA M Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $75,995.36 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, FRANKLYN Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,995.32 Date 10/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SCOTT D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,995.06 Date 05/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIGAN, DANIEL J, JR Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,994.69 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, SUSAN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,994.46 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETTINGER, ROBIN M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,994.36 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIE, MAUREEN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,994.32 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOURKOUTIS, CHRISTOPHER K Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $75,994.22 Date 02/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUGEE, SENIKA F Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,994.04 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGLETON, BRENDAN H Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $75,993.95 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMAR, JEFFREY L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,993.81 Date 10/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNISTON, COURTNEY A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,993.59 Date 05/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZOS, KEVIN N Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,993.57 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOISAN, PATRICIA L Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $75,993.27 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRUENTE, JERRY Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,992.43 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKOUFIS, JOHN J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,992.31 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOFRIO, VINCENT Employer name Village of Lake Grove Amount $75,991.85 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKEL, LINDA A, MRS Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $75,991.56 Date 09/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ROMAN Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $75,991.54 Date 11/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, SONIA C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,991.50 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROLLANDO, KEVIN P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,991.14 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKER, SCOTT D Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,990.71 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENNEMEIER, KEVIN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,990.32 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETER, ELIZABETH D Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $75,990.02 Date 10/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYEA, MICHAEL L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,989.96 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, RICHARD D Employer name Village of West Haverstraw Amount $75,989.94 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRACINA, JOHN R, JR Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $75,989.94 Date 03/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMARSE, LISA M Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,989.73 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, KATHLEEN J Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,989.50 Date 08/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ROBERT E Employer name Town of Niagara Amount $75,989.27 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOULD, KATHERINE A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,989.18 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, DERRICK G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,988.96 Date 11/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MALITA Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,988.78 Date 08/08/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRECKMAN, JAMES T Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $75,988.59 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, CONRAD W Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,988.53 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGEL, CHARLES Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,987.79 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINELLI, STACIE B Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,987.57 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDERS, JENNIFER H Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,986.41 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,986.05 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLNER, JANET K Employer name Boces-Orleans Niagara Amount $75,986.00 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRETTA, JUSTINE N Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $75,985.76 Date 05/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, PHILIP J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,984.84 Date 02/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCADO, MILTON Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,984.81 Date 08/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, WILLIAM J Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,983.57 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCIOTTA, FRED J Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,983.49 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, STEVEN M Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,983.44 Date 03/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KERRI L Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,983.39 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMBEIS, GEORGE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,983.24 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPERT, SCOT A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,982.75 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILOSCIA, PAUL Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $75,981.91 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR-RUSSELL, KANDYCE Y Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $75,980.78 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGAJ-SOBOL, PEGGY L Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $75,980.59 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKRELI, PETER Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $75,980.29 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JARED C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,979.72 Date 08/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEKINSKI, JOHN S Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,979.70 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULQUEEN, DEBORAH J Employer name Orange County Amount $75,979.63 Date 11/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, MARIA A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $75,979.43 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERNER, MARCUS E Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $75,978.55 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODMAN, CHEKESHA M Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,978.40 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHCHIPAKINA, GALINA Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $75,978.38 Date 12/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLEY, KRISTYNE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,977.15 Date 07/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YALAJU, ALFRED K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,976.51 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALO, ANDREW P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $75,976.48 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEJO, TABATHA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,976.35 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUSER, PAMELA T Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,976.24 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKIBICKI, DAVID C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,975.17 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIETROPAOLO, GARY J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $75,975.01 Date 09/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KLEMM, JOSH S Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,975.01 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAUSON, ROBERT W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $75,974.98 Date 12/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, BETHANNY Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,974.65 Date 03/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIKLES, BRIAN J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $75,974.33 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOBMEIER, KEVIN J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,973.65 Date 07/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANKEN, MAYNARD M Employer name City of Utica Amount $75,973.58 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, HOWARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,973.41 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCKLEY, ZACHARY S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,973.31 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LENNAN, LIESBETH A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,973.17 Date 12/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRKMAN, DIANA L Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,973.09 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGAN, JOHN P Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,972.96 Date 02/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, RACHEL M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,972.31 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN-BAPTISTE, MARIE J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $75,972.28 Date 10/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHARON LYNN Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,972.09 Date 05/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLES, BARRON E Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,971.99 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY R Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,971.83 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, MELISSA A Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $75,971.58 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUILIN, LUCIA C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,971.47 Date 01/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, ALFRED Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $75,971.46 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKER, SUSANNE M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $75,971.16 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUDIES, THOMAS G Employer name Brentwood Fire District Amount $75,971.02 Date 02/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, COURTNEY C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,971.01 Date 04/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUCETTI, JEROME J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $75,970.71 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CANGELOSI, JOHN Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,970.46 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTON, WAYNE R Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,969.97 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMAN, OLIVER G Employer name Boces-Cattaraugus Erie Wyoming Amount $75,969.90 Date 03/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEMM, CHARLES B Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $75,969.65 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System