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 PELLEGRINI, REBECCA M Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $75,659.80 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOKUL, RENUKA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,659.40 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, WILLIAM F Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,659.34 Date 12/02/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, MICHAEL A Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $75,658.89 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNKER, COLLEEN C Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $75,658.88 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAP, PETER LOUIS G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,658.75 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITZ, TERRENCE W Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $75,658.74 Date 09/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAINERO, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $75,658.48 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, CINDY J Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,657.87 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAKO, BUSOLA H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,657.87 Date 12/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOREMAN, TRACY D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,657.50 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLIGE, THOMAS L, JR Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,657.37 Date 10/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULKIN, JOSEPHINE Z Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $75,657.26 Date 08/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPAGNIOLO, JERRY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,657.25 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONANT, MELINDA S Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $75,656.85 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MAY, LOUIS H Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,656.76 Date 10/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATRICK, BERNARD Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $75,656.73 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, RHONDA S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,656.18 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARUSSO, LISA C Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $75,656.05 Date 06/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHARLES M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $75,655.64 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, RICHARD J Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,654.96 Date 08/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, TERRY L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,654.51 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPERSMITH, SAMANTHA J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,654.14 Date 07/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENJAMIN, DAVID M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,653.90 Date 03/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOQUIN, ISABELLE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,653.90 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLODOVNIK, ALLEN G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,653.90 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUNCE, JACLYN A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $75,653.90 Date 09/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI DONNA, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $75,653.90 Date 10/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN HALL, ERIC T Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $75,653.90 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, YVONNE L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,653.90 Date 10/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOR, DAWN M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,653.58 Date 10/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOAN M Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $75,653.48 Date 11/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, ADAM W Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $75,652.96 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, LAURA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,652.03 Date 06/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHIPPLE, CRAIG A Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,651.96 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ALLEN L Employer name Ulster County Amount $75,651.57 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, TERESE L Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $75,651.33 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWHIRST, JUNE L Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $75,651.32 Date 12/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FANNAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $75,651.21 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELITO, RONALD L Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $75,651.13 Date 06/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, JOANNE P Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,650.66 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLEY, RONALD E, II Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $75,650.31 Date 10/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONLEY, ANDREW J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $75,649.88 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANALSTYNE, DEBRA A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $75,649.87 Date 05/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREZEE, KEVIN T Employer name Cayuga County Amount $75,649.48 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWANEKAMP, BENJAMIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $75,649.42 Date 12/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCH, ERIN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,649.16 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRABER, ROBERT M Employer name Erie County Amount $75,649.06 Date 05/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHARLES L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $75,649.02 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORCOFF, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $75,648.75 Date 02/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIGRO, MICHELLE Employer name Putnam County Amount $75,648.63 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTE, JESSE L Employer name Erie County Amount $75,648.36 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGLER, JANICE Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $75,647.85 Date 04/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKARD, DAVID L Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $75,647.85 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIST, JOHANNA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,647.74 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWAKED, BASHAR Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,647.61 Date 12/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMRIGHAUS, KRINA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $75,647.59 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSARRA, ARTHUR F Employer name Erie County Amount $75,647.59 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, ROBERT F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,647.00 Date 05/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZETTI, DARYL Employer name Somers CSD Amount $75,646.94 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, ROLAND Employer name Village of Ossining Amount $75,645.71 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAT, WILLIAM B Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $75,645.64 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMON, SHARON M Employer name Erie County Amount $75,645.18 Date 11/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMONS, EDMUND W Employer name Fulton County Amount $75,645.12 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROTT, JOSHUA D Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $75,645.06 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUIR, RICHARD W Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $75,644.78 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, MARCUS L Employer name Greenburgh Housing Authority Amount $75,644.51 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIEDERMAIER, KEVIN P Employer name Livingston County Amount $75,644.23 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREZON, MICHAEL R Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,643.74 Date 02/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC ELROY, MOLLY S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $75,643.43 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDERMAN, MARY F Employer name Boces-Sullivan Amount $75,643.30 Date 11/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, THOMAS C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $75,642.90 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, BALISHIA A Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $75,642.88 Date 10/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLER, WANDA I Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,642.39 Date 02/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, DANE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,641.51 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOSETTI, RICHARD V Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $75,641.13 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEORGE, ALLEN O Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $75,640.88 Date 04/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHKOLNIKOV, SERGEY Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,640.52 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGLUND, GEORGE R Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,640.35 Date 11/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, DAVID M Employer name Town of Ulster Amount $75,640.09 Date 10/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, PETER Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $75,639.97 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURMAN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,639.97 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETTS, DAWN M Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,639.96 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIARROTTA, ANGELO Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $75,639.89 Date 10/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZARE, MELISSA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,638.97 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMLEY, LYNDON Employer name Village of Pleasantville Amount $75,638.93 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANOUS, TODD A Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,638.70 Date 10/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIFFERT, KATHARINE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,638.68 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWCOMB, TARA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,638.40 Date 02/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULIHAN, JAMES M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,638.36 Date 02/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHN, KENNETH A, JR Employer name Southern Tier Library System Amount $75,638.27 Date 09/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DENNIS M Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $75,637.28 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, PATRICK H Employer name Town of Webster Amount $75,637.21 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSKA, MICHAEL R Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $75,637.21 Date 12/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELPS, GEOFFREY G Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $75,637.10 Date 09/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORIN, RENEE N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,637.03 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEDLECKI, FRANCINE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $75,636.74 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYCOCK, ERIC B Employer name Tupper Lake Housing Authority Amount $75,636.48 Date 07/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, YESENIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $75,636.19 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRCO, JOHN L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,636.18 Date 06/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System