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 CALIENDO, LINDA L Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,941.81 Date 01/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRISON, SHAWN D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,941.80 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, RICHARD S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,941.49 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KINNON, BRYAN R Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $75,941.33 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRANA, VINCENT Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,941.25 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, EMILY J Employer name Cooperstown CSD Amount $75,940.42 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACK-NOEL, MONIFA K Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,940.31 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROOT, BETSY J Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,940.16 Date 10/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLA, LORETTA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,940.14 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SUSAN M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,940.14 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSOTTA, SANDRO D Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $75,939.48 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOSWAMI, SREEDHAM C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,939.21 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, COLLEEN S Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,939.17 Date 08/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, KIERRE J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $75,938.90 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, KATHERINE L Employer name Town of Victor Amount $75,938.82 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, STEPHANIE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,938.58 Date 06/28/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, PAUL H Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,938.31 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, ANNE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,938.10 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRAZZO, DANIELLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,938.10 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEU, JEREMY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,938.05 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS A, JR Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $75,938.05 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, LISA Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $75,937.62 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUCK, THERESA M Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,937.58 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL S, JR Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $75,937.52 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, CODY C Employer name City of Albany Amount $75,936.70 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, STEVEN R Employer name Herkimer County Amount $75,936.68 Date 04/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTMAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $75,936.64 Date 07/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, LALAINE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,936.48 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARGAN, TRELANE V Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $75,936.25 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARREA, BRUCE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,936.13 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURTZ, THERESE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,936.00 Date 05/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUEN, MARIA C Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $75,935.75 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEIDLER, BARBARA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,935.65 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, ARTURO Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $75,935.30 Date 10/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUMJIAN, DEBORA L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,935.24 Date 06/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDVILLE, JOHN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,935.09 Date 03/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OJEWALE, MICHAEL O Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $75,935.05 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, ERIC C Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $75,934.64 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUTRONE, JOSEPH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,934.48 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUZ, DANIEL Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $75,934.27 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUILLIER, CYNTHIA L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,934.03 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, ANGELA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,933.96 Date 02/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDWELL, PETER E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,933.74 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLUZZI, DONALD J Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $75,933.55 Date 12/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LAURAINA L Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $75,933.50 Date 12/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCAVILLA, JOSEPH M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,933.49 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILCOX, RONALD C, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,933.34 Date 04/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOORHEES, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $75,932.67 Date 03/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPERS, TAMIKA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,932.65 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBER-MILLER, CHARISE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $75,932.55 Date 11/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, DAPHNE V Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,932.51 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTINI, CAROL A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $75,932.32 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORI, AMANDA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,931.93 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCIA, JASON J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,931.89 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AZAYEV, VALERIY Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $75,931.77 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDS, KRISTIN M Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,931.17 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUL, RONALD J Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $75,931.09 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TONE, JOHN P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,930.67 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOLIBOIS-ESTRIPLET, ROSE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $75,929.99 Date 08/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMERON, SANTOS D Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $75,929.95 Date 09/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULSON, CARL F Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $75,929.83 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, CHRISTINA R Employer name Education Department Amount $75,929.77 Date 02/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, GWEN E Employer name Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD Amount $75,928.55 Date 09/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINKEAD, BRIAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $75,927.83 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBS, KAREN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,927.70 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, YONG-SOON E Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,927.64 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JERRE Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,927.14 Date 07/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVEREND, KRISTIN O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,926.90 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAPIA, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,926.67 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, GUY A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,926.58 Date 10/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIAZZO, TYLER L Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,926.29 Date 05/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLMAN, SHAUN M Employer name Warren County Amount $75,926.20 Date 04/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMPP, JAMES C Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $75,926.14 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANGELA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $75,925.93 Date 02/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUSEK, RONALD J Employer name Somers CSD Amount $75,925.58 Date 01/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERCOCO, CHRISTINE K Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,925.18 Date 07/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEFFER, MICHELE A Employer name Erie County Amount $75,925.08 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MATTHEW E Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,924.95 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, SEGUNDO N W Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $75,924.64 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENT, EDWIN C, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $75,924.18 Date 11/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEN, CHERYL Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,923.83 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POELKER, CHRISTOPHER H Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,923.81 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSE, CHARLES A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,923.52 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNS, ARTHUR J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,923.18 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEO, REBECCA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,923.01 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, CRAIG Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,923.00 Date 04/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, RONALD J Employer name City of Olean Amount $75,922.94 Date 01/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, SYLVIA D Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $75,922.82 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBL, JEFFREY S Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,922.58 Date 09/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, TERENCE W Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $75,922.38 Date 09/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, RICHARD L Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $75,922.12 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KARPINSKI, KATHLEEN M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $75,922.07 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, KELLY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,921.98 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, GHISLAINE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,921.88 Date 04/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSO, SALVATORE P Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $75,921.81 Date 08/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, SHAUNA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,921.26 Date 03/31/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IRIZARRY, DENISE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,921.00 Date 08/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMIAN, LORI A Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,920.89 Date 10/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONESTEEL, JOANNE Employer name Education Department Amount $75,920.60 Date 04/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, JOANNE C Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,920.58 Date 08/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System