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 CAPONE, JEANINE A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $75,052.11 Date 07/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $75,051.98 Date 09/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMR, EHAB M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $75,051.61 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONG, JOSEPH U Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $75,051.44 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MARK A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $75,051.40 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELLEY, SCOTT E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $75,051.31 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDICK, RICHARD A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $75,051.26 Date 01/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMMER, COLIN C Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $75,051.17 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, CONRAD N Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $75,050.86 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $75,050.84 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, GREGORY JOHN Employer name Erie County Amount $75,050.42 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVY, RICHARD Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $75,049.97 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOMON, EDWARD C Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $75,049.92 Date 10/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONG, STEVEN M Employer name Chemung County Amount $75,049.65 Date 11/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GIORGIO, GRAZIANO M Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $75,049.38 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIO, ROBERT Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $75,048.13 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,047.81 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPE, MEGAN E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $75,047.70 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RESTA, THERESA A Employer name Riverhead CSD Amount $75,047.54 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURHAM, STEPHANIE N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $75,047.09 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMAD, SHERIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $75,046.94 Date 12/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHARON L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $75,046.10 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SALVATORE, COLLEEN M Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,046.10 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONIEWSKI, CAROLYN M Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $75,045.89 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGHESE, SUMY Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $75,045.49 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DANIEL P Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,045.47 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, TERRY W Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,045.05 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BADER, DAVID A Employer name City of Troy Amount $75,042.96 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HARVEY, NATHANIEL D Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $75,042.78 Date 05/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LANGDON, ANDREW S Employer name City of Olean Amount $75,042.57 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DONEGAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $75,042.37 Date 07/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, JAMES R Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $75,042.25 Date 05/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, KATIE L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,042.09 Date 07/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, CHRISTINA K Employer name Oceanside Library Amount $75,041.41 Date 01/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, VALERIE Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,040.35 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ROCHELLE B Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,040.34 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGIO, EMANUEL, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,040.31 Date 01/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLQUHOUN, ELLYN D Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,040.30 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIMI, JOSEPH P Employer name Monroe County Amount $75,040.29 Date 03/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOJKOVSKI, JOHN Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $75,040.27 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, RONALD J Employer name Orange County Amount $75,039.91 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRIHY, GERARD C Employer name Westchester County Amount $75,039.62 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANO, LINDA A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $75,039.56 Date 04/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAUGH, CHARLES M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $75,039.46 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLARK, SCOTT A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $75,038.82 Date 08/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ODALYS M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,038.22 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, LINDA Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $75,038.19 Date 11/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALT, KATHLEEN Employer name West Islip Public Library Amount $75,038.18 Date 12/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MICHAEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $75,038.01 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, JOHN A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $75,038.01 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZARRO, STEVEN Employer name Dutchess County Amount $75,037.65 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, DONALD C Employer name Nassau County Amount $75,037.61 Date 02/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LERCZAK, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $75,037.28 Date 12/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSCHER, DONALD E, JR Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $75,037.04 Date 07/18/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, BRADFORD A Employer name Madison County Amount $75,036.98 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZASTROW, ROSS R Employer name Department of Health Amount $75,036.56 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, ALEXANDER P Employer name City of Middletown Amount $75,036.28 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALTERS, ANDREW J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $75,035.91 Date 06/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLON, ANGEL L Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $75,035.75 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWANKE, NANCY J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $75,035.13 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTALL, MATTHEW J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $75,035.10 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESBECK, WALTER H Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,035.04 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILHEANY, JODIE A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $75,034.50 Date 11/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERLE, CRAIG T Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $75,034.43 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZ, SHARON M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $75,034.10 Date 04/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUITS, MARYANNE C Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $75,034.00 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANDO, CONSTANTINA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $75,033.65 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDREY, JENNIFER C Employer name Lewis County Amount $75,032.64 Date 11/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHYRACK, JUDY Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,032.63 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDING, KERRICKA L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,032.63 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, ESTELITA E Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,032.63 Date 11/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZHONG, MUZI C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $75,032.63 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINEO, CECILIA V Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $75,032.63 Date 05/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRET, NYIELA F Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,032.63 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'GARRO, SHANTE L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $75,032.63 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, CONSTANCE T Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $75,032.63 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, RORIE P Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $75,032.63 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORREE, ROOPNARINE Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $75,032.63 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANJANI, MAYA Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $75,032.63 Date 07/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANELOPOULOS, VANESSA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,032.63 Date 04/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDFORD, LINDA S Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,032.63 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, EVELYN F Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,032.63 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, CATHY B Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $75,032.63 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEARLES, JASON A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $75,032.43 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, LEE J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $75,032.38 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRTON, JOHN J Employer name Franklin CSD Amount $75,032.14 Date 09/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, DEBORAH E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $75,031.98 Date 03/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGERT, CAROL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $75,031.89 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, ALFRED Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $75,031.89 Date 07/20/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFE, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $75,031.80 Date 09/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, VENITA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,031.74 Date 10/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, BEVERLY A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $75,031.74 Date 05/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINGENFELTER, CHRISTINE R Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $75,031.50 Date 04/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, JAMES M Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $75,031.21 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTER, JANICE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $75,031.20 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISCHO, VINCENT T Employer name Albany County Amount $75,030.75 Date 07/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JASON A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $75,030.66 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEW, CLAIRE L Employer name Town of Southold Amount $75,030.61 Date 06/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DARRELL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $75,030.09 Date 06/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHAS-DEWAGHE, FRANCOIS G Employer name Cornell University Amount $75,030.06 Date 11/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System