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 HEARNE, KAREN J Employer name Water Auth of West Nassau Co Amount $74,744.70 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACKLIN, VALERIE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,744.30 Date 11/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, MARY P Employer name Broome County Amount $74,743.81 Date 10/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISS, DOUGLAS H Employer name Hudson & Black Riv Reg Dist Amount $74,743.52 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLE, LISA A Employer name Elmira Childrens Services Amount $74,743.43 Date 10/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, AUDREY C Employer name Town of Malta Amount $74,743.40 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEU, CINDY A Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,743.35 Date 11/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REAGAN, COLIN P B Employer name Wyoming County Amount $74,743.03 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHARLES E Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $74,742.99 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NANGIA, GOPAL K Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $74,742.40 Date 01/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLOTUKHIN, ALEKSANDR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,742.03 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUNTZSCH, ALICE Employer name Fulton County Amount $74,741.97 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GICOBBI, PHILIP A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,741.67 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORNAK, DENISE K Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $74,741.67 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAVO-AMUSO, KIM A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,741.37 Date 12/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHESBRO, DUSTIN R Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $74,741.32 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUGITH Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,741.18 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, ROBERT W Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $74,741.09 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVENELL, JOSEPH, JR Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,740.78 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, DWANIQUE L Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $74,740.16 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETT, ROY E Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,739.61 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COOPER, WENDY J Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,739.45 Date 03/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOHAVICKA, ANNA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,739.22 Date 01/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENKA-COKER, CLARIBELL S Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,739.22 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, FRANCES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,738.88 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI LALLO, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $74,738.67 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CATHY ANN Employer name Education Department Amount $74,738.66 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANGEMI, MATTHEW D Employer name Education Department Amount $74,738.66 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCAN, VALERIE L Employer name Education Department Amount $74,738.66 Date 11/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESSARD, EDWARD T Employer name Education Department Amount $74,738.66 Date 05/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, DAVID Employer name Education Department Amount $74,738.66 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, WILLIAM W, III Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,738.66 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, DARLA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,738.66 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLAUGHLIN, LOLISA P Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $74,738.65 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRUMMEY, PETER G Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $74,738.04 Date 01/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESTA, LINDA L Employer name Albany County Amount $74,736.68 Date 07/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIRGIS, WAGDY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $74,736.35 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, SUSAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $74,736.31 Date 02/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRINKWINE, THOMAS D Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $74,736.13 Date 02/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIBBARO, MATTHEW J Employer name Town of Patterson Amount $74,736.00 Date 06/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHENG, HUI Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $74,734.78 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCKELMANN, JEANNINE Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.61 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVITSKY, CHRISTINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.61 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELL-GOCOUL, KAREN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.61 Date 03/13/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDAPATI, SURYAKUMARI Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.61 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMAN, STACIE R Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.61 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIBULSKY, JEFF L Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.61 Date 10/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSA, KATHRYN S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,734.24 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MARYANN Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,734.03 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, GREGORY L Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $74,733.82 Date 02/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGIA, HASAN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,733.39 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOODY, JACK A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,733.34 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERMODY, EMMA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,733.31 Date 06/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAS, DEANNA V Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $74,733.30 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERGO-TEVEZ, KAREN Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $74,733.25 Date 09/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINS, JENNIFER Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,733.22 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIGG, PAUL R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,732.66 Date 07/31/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'TOOLE, EMILY S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,732.56 Date 06/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLALY, THOMAS Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $74,732.15 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEDNARCZYK, JAMES P Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $74,731.97 Date 02/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, ROBERT L Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,731.84 Date 10/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, AMY S Employer name City of Tonawanda Amount $74,731.69 Date 11/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, MELISSA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,731.12 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPADOPOULOS, KAREN M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,731.08 Date 04/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, LUIS F Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,731.05 Date 06/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, JOSEPH L Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,730.93 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, GREGG S Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $74,730.72 Date 04/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHARD, KIM L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,730.15 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFEY, RANDALL J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,730.01 Date 03/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWTON, SARAH V Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,729.39 Date 04/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, KARLA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,729.14 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RORICK, SARAH E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $74,729.07 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, ANNETTE Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,729.03 Date 08/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DU MOULIN, MARTIN Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $74,728.97 Date 07/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYER, QUANTE J Employer name City of Middletown Amount $74,728.76 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHIODO, LORI ANN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,728.59 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSEY-HARRIS, RICHELLE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,728.04 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKDESCHEL, AUGUST F Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,727.90 Date 08/31/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, SCOTT D Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $74,727.83 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGER, ERIC L Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $74,727.79 Date 09/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DACK, MICHELE A Employer name Education Department Amount $74,727.48 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHI, MEIYING Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,727.48 Date 11/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANCO, DIANE E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $74,727.48 Date 08/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCKS, DAVID C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,727.45 Date 09/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLETON, MARGARET Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,727.11 Date 03/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAUSNER, FRANK W Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $74,727.00 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIAS, ILIANA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $74,726.39 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARTHY, RICHARD W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,726.21 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLONSKI, LUKASZ Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,726.21 Date 09/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,726.15 Date 11/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, DOUGLAS J Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $74,726.02 Date 12/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAGLIVO, KATHRYN M Employer name Nassau Otb Corp. Amount $74,725.87 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, LYNNANN Employer name Sound Beach Fire District Amount $74,725.22 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANERI, MICHAEL A Employer name Westchester County Amount $74,724.50 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, CAROL L Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,724.34 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, ELVIRA Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $74,724.28 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELNIK, LISABETH S Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,723.92 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YIP, LISA J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,723.60 Date 09/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTONE, ANDREW G, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,723.33 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMAN, ARLETTA L Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $74,723.25 Date 03/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System