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 NOVICKI, ANN C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,263.12 Date 11/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIGHTON, LILI F Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,262.94 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMA, PETER J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,262.87 Date 12/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, RICHARD M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,262.84 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRADY, KAITLIN M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,262.72 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, RENA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,261.70 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPLIN, JEFFREY C Employer name Somers CSD Amount $75,260.72 Date 07/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, EUNJU Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,260.29 Date 09/27/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYLES, SARYNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,260.21 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBB, JASON J Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,259.89 Date 08/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, LESLIE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,259.81 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLINAN, LYNNE M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,259.71 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALZON, EMANUEL Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $75,259.71 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, TODD L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $75,259.50 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, MARLENE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,259.46 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ALAN B Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $75,259.37 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, THOMAS C Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,259.21 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITTER, PETER A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $75,258.19 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIGNATARO, KIMBERLY A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,257.76 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDAROLA, MICHAEL S Employer name City of White Plains Amount $75,257.62 Date 07/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWERLS, LATEEFAH Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $75,257.02 Date 12/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ALEXANDER J Employer name City of Mechanicville Amount $75,256.96 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AYERS, MARC A Employer name Broome County Amount $75,256.81 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PAUL W, III Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $75,256.40 Date 12/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, EDWARD P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,256.30 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY, JAMES C Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $75,256.30 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITT, JOSEPH B Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $75,256.11 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDOLMOELLER, DENISE Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $75,256.00 Date 11/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUCIUS, NEPHELINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,255.90 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, LOREEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,255.88 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATAN, DAVID M Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,255.27 Date 03/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERRY, MICHAEL J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,255.03 Date 08/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, RADHICA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $75,254.96 Date 09/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, JOHN A Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $75,254.65 Date 04/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $75,254.41 Date 07/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGERMAN, WILLIAM R Employer name Sag Harbor UFSD Amount $75,254.39 Date 03/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLVIN, JEANETTE E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $75,253.61 Date 01/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIORNO, LINDA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,252.45 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOUBLEDAY, RICHARD A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $75,252.36 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNELL, KIMBERLY E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,252.14 Date 06/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JOYCE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,251.71 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, JESSIE M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,251.63 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOS SANTOS, COLLEEN A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $75,251.57 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAMBLE, ANTONIA Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,250.98 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUMANN, VICTORIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,250.55 Date 06/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JESSICA L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $75,250.33 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSTON, KIM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $75,250.12 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLAQUE, MAX Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $75,249.69 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, SANDRA G Employer name Assembly Ways & Means Committ Amount $75,249.52 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASTRELLA, LINDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVENDANO, VICTOR Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ERNESTO R Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 11/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, NORMA D Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, CLAUDETTE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 11/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNS, ALICIA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 02/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRUCK, EDWARD J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURUVILA, BIJI Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA SERNA, BEATRIZ J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 12/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVINSKY, LELIENNE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANISCALCO, RENATO A Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 12/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, VALESKA Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 06/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKUNOYE, SEGUN JOSEPH Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 08/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, DAISY Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 10/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSI, THOMAS L Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICONE, GLENN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POOPPALLIL, LATHA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 04/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEUBLIN, GREGORY E Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 07/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARCHOUN, JO MARIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 05/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENTURA-LEVY, LAURIE Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 04/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, NEAL J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WONG, THOMAS C Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,249.08 Date 10/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASASANTA, MARK Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,248.20 Date 02/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKOWITZ, VICTOR N Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,248.20 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DONALD R Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $75,248.08 Date 12/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STILLSON, RAY A Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $75,247.91 Date 09/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUI, HELEN Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $75,247.84 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, GREGORY S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,247.83 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSSELMAN, JOANNE B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,247.52 Date 07/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, AARON N Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $75,247.36 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOCH, JOHN M Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $75,247.06 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDONE, ANTHONY Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,246.90 Date 10/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, ANTHONY J Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $75,246.83 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, MICHAEL R Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,246.62 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTT, UMAR A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $75,246.43 Date 03/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONGORA, MARIA C Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,246.04 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, STEVEN R Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $75,245.46 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAGE, KEVIN P Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,245.06 Date 11/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAR, JOHN F Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,244.78 Date 12/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELGE, JAMES W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,244.31 Date 07/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALVATORE, MARILYN F Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $75,244.10 Date 11/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, ROBERT, III Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $75,244.06 Date 08/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPANO, MARIA G Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $75,243.96 Date 04/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, GLORIA D Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $75,243.80 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORELLI, DOROTHY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,243.20 Date 10/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLADEGA, PUSHYAMI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,243.16 Date 06/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINKAUF, KAREN D Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,243.01 Date 01/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,242.41 Date 04/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISH, ANN MARIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,242.30 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, STEVEN R Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $75,241.34 Date 08/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, BRADLEY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,240.81 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System