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 EVANS, PATRICIA A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,159.89 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOVERRA, FRANCISCA Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,159.81 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, DONALD V Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $75,159.81 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, KELLY A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,159.80 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DORIS M Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $75,159.74 Date 04/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTOFFERSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $75,159.40 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUDEN, JOANNE S Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,158.37 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTON, JANOS Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $75,157.95 Date 08/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LOUGHLIN, NOREEN E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $75,157.86 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIKORA, JEFFREY P Employer name City of Auburn Amount $75,157.72 Date 12/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASILICATO, FRANK J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $75,157.68 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALA, ROBERT G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $75,157.11 Date 11/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURLINGTON, TASHAD A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $75,156.85 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRUS, KEITH L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,156.79 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ERIN M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,156.41 Date 06/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHROCK, ANNE O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $75,156.32 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTES, JANIN E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,156.27 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHUDOBA, KEVIN Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,154.97 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, LENROY T Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $75,154.91 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO-HOLLEY, JENITA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $75,154.90 Date 09/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMARSKY, OLENA Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $75,154.84 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBERG, STEVEN B Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $75,154.47 Date 05/30/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTO, DONATO Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,154.09 Date 11/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADRAGNA, ANTHONY Employer name North Bellmore UFSD Amount $75,154.05 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CAULEY, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,154.02 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTER, ANDREW J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $75,153.61 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINBLOM, KIMBERLY M Employer name Clinton County Amount $75,153.36 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOMEY, MATTHEW T Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,153.30 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMERLE, ALICE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,153.30 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, MARISLEYDA R Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,153.25 Date 03/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLAN-GOLD, ELLEN R Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $75,153.00 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRICE, MICHAEL A Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,152.53 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, WILLIE A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $75,152.51 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALIGROSKI, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $75,152.44 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWLOR, PATRICIA A Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $75,152.21 Date 09/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWK, TIMOTHY C Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,150.73 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUCCIO, NICOLINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,150.57 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, HECTOR M Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $75,150.15 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRIANNI, JOSEPH Employer name Herricks UFSD Amount $75,150.12 Date 05/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KENNETH T, JR Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $75,148.79 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POULES, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $75,148.59 Date 05/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, LILIBETH G Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $75,148.56 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, KENNETH R Employer name Erie County Amount $75,148.33 Date 01/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IOVINE, JOSEPH P Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $75,147.46 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, DANA A Employer name Allegany County Amount $75,147.25 Date 10/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, RICK L Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,147.17 Date 10/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, THOMAS J Employer name Niagara County Amount $75,147.02 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSUMANO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $75,146.93 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRVING, TERRENCE G Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,144.62 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROGHAN, MATTHEW A Employer name Department of Law Amount $75,144.59 Date 01/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, GEORGE E Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,144.12 Date 04/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, COREY J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,143.85 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, SARA M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $75,143.76 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARBUS, MARYANN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,143.69 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MONTOZON, JAMES M Employer name Albany County Amount $75,142.94 Date 12/22/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Cortland County Amount $75,142.68 Date 04/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWOTARSKI, DONNA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,141.75 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULOSE, SAMUEL T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,141.41 Date 12/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, KOMIEKO Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $75,140.56 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ORTALE, THOMAS Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $75,140.26 Date 03/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIQUERAS, JOHN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,140.24 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, KEVIN A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $75,140.16 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, PAUL E Employer name Village of East Hampton Amount $75,139.98 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOLEY, BRANDI M Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,139.65 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAIG, KARI L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,139.38 Date 03/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGNAULT, JOHN B Employer name Metropolitan Reference Library Amount $75,139.37 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROST, ERIN M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $75,139.30 Date 03/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYNES, ERIC D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $75,139.28 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRALEIGH, PETER E Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $75,139.11 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KELLEE K Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $75,139.09 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, JOYCE M Employer name Arlington CSD Amount $75,138.93 Date 09/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANTZ, DANIEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,138.83 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUARINO, REESA Y Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $75,138.68 Date 05/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREIFF, JACQUELINE S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,138.31 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, VERNARD L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,138.29 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MICHELE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,138.29 Date 02/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICINA, EDWARD S Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $75,138.04 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTA, PATRICIA A Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,137.62 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIEHLER, COREY Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,137.46 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTSTEIN, THOMAS J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,137.23 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNGER, CATHERINE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $75,137.23 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPONE, CHRISTA K Employer name Rockland County Amount $75,136.39 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GARITHY, KEVIN T Employer name Albany County Amount $75,136.16 Date 04/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARSINSKI, JOHN, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,134.58 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, BARRY W Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $75,133.48 Date 03/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, NICOLE Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,133.42 Date 07/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, NICOLE J Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,133.36 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HALE, SUSANNE L Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,133.19 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWROW, KELLY M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $75,133.18 Date 06/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OAKES, DANIEL T Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,133.14 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALSBURY, SUSAN E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,132.88 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDELL, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Great Neck Amount $75,132.68 Date 02/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUROWICZ, JAY T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $75,132.42 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLETT, THOMAS R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,132.41 Date 08/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOSEPH M Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $75,132.33 Date 02/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, NATHANIEL B Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $75,132.28 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISO, PAUL J Employer name Albany County Amount $75,132.22 Date 03/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLICANO, MATTHEW A Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $75,131.80 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, EDWARD F Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $75,131.31 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RENEE C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $75,130.87 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System