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 WALKER, RAYSHELL R Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,872.71 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORA, CARL R Employer name City of Utica Amount $75,872.67 Date 08/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, ROBERT A, III Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $75,872.48 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOHERTY, JOHN E Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $75,872.29 Date 07/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $75,871.60 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHBURG, ANTHONY C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,870.95 Date 02/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUGUERCIA, DANIEL Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,870.93 Date 06/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CESARE, LORENZO Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $75,870.90 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CAROLYN Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,870.63 Date 08/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARR, CLIVE Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $75,870.54 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBERT K Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $75,870.47 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, SYLVIA Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,869.68 Date 05/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKEY, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $75,869.51 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, LAURA C Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,869.32 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, KATHLEEN S Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,869.30 Date 11/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUILLAUME, LELAND D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,869.18 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, JULIO Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $75,869.09 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELEBA, MONIKA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,868.62 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO, AWILDA Employer name Lavelle School For The Blind Amount $75,868.38 Date 04/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSINO, RICHARD M Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,867.28 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAR, BRIAN P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $75,866.96 Date 04/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZZO, KIMBERLY A Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $75,866.88 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGS, ALICIA M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $75,866.43 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRISBEE, ALAN Employer name Greene County Amount $75,866.35 Date 10/19/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, JESSE J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,865.99 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKBRENNER, JANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,865.95 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARGENT, DANIEL R Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $75,865.93 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, BARBARA E Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,865.71 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNICK, JOSEPH A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $75,865.68 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ADJIAH S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,865.55 Date 05/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYER, KEITH J Employer name Town of Chester Amount $75,865.30 Date 12/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACCARO, JENNA L Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,865.00 Date 11/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, ROY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,864.72 Date 02/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMARA, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $75,864.65 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRITZER, JOHN P Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $75,864.63 Date 05/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOURG, ALAN E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,864.22 Date 09/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLE-MOHAMMED, PATRICIA M Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,863.58 Date 09/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLEBACHER, MELISSA A Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $75,863.53 Date 12/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KAY, NICHOLAS A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,863.03 Date 05/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELLE M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,863.02 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISCLAIR, GERALD J Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $75,862.93 Date 12/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AGNANT, YANICK Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,862.67 Date 03/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONIO, DEBBY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $75,861.65 Date 09/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUPIEC, JEANNINE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,861.61 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALKA, DAVID J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,861.35 Date 02/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTENA, PATRICIA M Employer name Division of The Budget Amount $75,861.14 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, MARYGRACE Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,860.99 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KELLY M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,860.84 Date 06/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGELINE, CRAIG D Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $75,860.53 Date 09/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANABURGH, DEAN M Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,860.26 Date 01/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NEIL J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $75,860.06 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, DENIS Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,860.04 Date 07/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, GRACE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,858.98 Date 09/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVID, PRECIOSA LEE B Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,858.90 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, CHRISTINA Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $75,858.54 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYSON, CHARLOTTE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,858.44 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASON, DONNA M Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $75,858.32 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUIRRE, IVAN Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,858.03 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALOOF, TORRANCE M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $75,858.02 Date 05/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLATON, JOAN E Employer name Manhasset UFSD Amount $75,857.95 Date 09/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, HELEN I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,857.86 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, RICHARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,857.65 Date 04/26/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRACE, DAMON C Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $75,857.50 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, JENNIFER Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,857.20 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, FRANCINE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $75,856.86 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TODD, JOSEPH C Employer name City of Elmira Amount $75,856.74 Date 08/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, ALEX R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,856.50 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEGUERO, CESAR A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,855.61 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEWS, LISA A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,855.57 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, MARY K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,855.54 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALESSIO, JOHN J Employer name Town of Putnam Valley Amount $75,854.95 Date 01/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, SEAN P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,854.94 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SCOTT T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,854.84 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASIN, ROBERT W Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $75,853.76 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL-CAVALLINO, MELODIE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,853.45 Date 10/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, KATHLEEN M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $75,853.01 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUTT, ALEX C Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $75,852.81 Date 03/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, SAMUEL, JR Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,852.52 Date 11/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, ANGELITA Employer name Orange County Amount $75,852.26 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILLIARD, STACY B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,851.75 Date 07/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLIMANN, ANN M Employer name Hilton CSD Amount $75,851.74 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERRANTE, GREGORY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,851.02 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, ANTHONY Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,850.84 Date 01/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAO, WEI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,850.72 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANDOLFELLI, MICHELE M Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $75,850.69 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, LOUIS J Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $75,850.55 Date 07/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMMER, BRANDON J Employer name Warren County Amount $75,850.27 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHNEEBERGER, JASON W Employer name City of Rochester Amount $75,849.73 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOOGAS, JOHN J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $75,849.57 Date 07/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDERMAN, NORMAN S Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,848.93 Date 08/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGHORN, DAVID A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $75,848.40 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIE, GREGORY E Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $75,848.16 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, GREGORY R Employer name Depew UFSD Amount $75,847.72 Date 10/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, RENEE N Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,847.60 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMARNEH, SUMAYA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,847.30 Date 11/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASZLAUER, JOHN F Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,847.05 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIANO, DENISE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $75,846.78 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, DANIELLE L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,846.60 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KATHY L Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,846.11 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLTON, LISSA R Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,846.09 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System