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 CARHART-WHRITNER, MOLLY A Employer name Orange County Amount $74,546.75 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, ROSANNA J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $74,546.45 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, THOMAS R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $74,546.42 Date 04/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHELINI, CORY L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,546.40 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SANDRA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,546.23 Date 04/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINGO, CHARMAINE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,545.51 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, GEORGE J Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $74,545.23 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADSIT, JAMES R Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,545.00 Date 06/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDETTI, BARBARA A Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $74,544.93 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRELL, NATHAN S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,544.84 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENTINO, AMANDA A Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $74,544.17 Date 11/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENZEL, MELISSA B Employer name Levittown Fire District Amount $74,544.06 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZGER, JONATHAN D Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $74,543.55 Date 03/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EINHOUSE, EDWARD E Employer name Ontario County Amount $74,542.51 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKER, GERALD R Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $74,542.11 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHOLETTE, WILLIAM S Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $74,542.06 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, DONNA LYNN Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $74,541.92 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, BRIAN E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,541.88 Date 03/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HANNO, ANDREW J Employer name Lewis County Amount $74,541.73 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEFT, DONALD E Employer name Orchard Park CSD Amount $74,540.38 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LORRAINE G Employer name Schuyler County Amount $74,540.30 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMISON, MAURICE J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,540.19 Date 08/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LAURO, MARK J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $74,540.03 Date 09/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, BERNICE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,539.41 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, BRUCE Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $74,538.76 Date 09/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,538.62 Date 07/03/1969 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Village of Baxter Estates Amount $74,538.52 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, MATTHEW E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,538.48 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANIO, JOAN B Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $74,538.09 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEANGELO, PATRICK Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,537.97 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, THOMAS R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,537.42 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, TERRY R Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,537.20 Date 05/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEAL, ROBERT E Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,536.91 Date 08/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $74,536.74 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AYALA, JUAN Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $74,536.67 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, KENNETH S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $74,536.53 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHA, KELLY L Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,536.40 Date 01/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROBERT E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,535.83 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NERIS, LUIS F Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $74,535.48 Date 12/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'DONNELL, PATRICK J Employer name City of Cortland Amount $74,535.36 Date 03/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MUNGER, IAN C Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $74,534.53 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIGGS, RONALD Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $74,534.26 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, CARLETTA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $74,534.22 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, YVETTE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,533.72 Date 12/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEASE, JEFFREY Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,533.63 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, BRYAN E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $74,533.18 Date 05/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODBURN, BRYAN D Employer name Niagara County Amount $74,533.00 Date 06/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, TINA L Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $74,532.32 Date 05/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VACCARELLI, MICHELE H Employer name Island Trees Public Library Amount $74,532.28 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSAKOWSKI, SUSAN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,532.11 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISTREET, LYNDA C Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $74,532.02 Date 03/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAUSKI, DANIEL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,531.94 Date 10/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRING, SEAN C Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $74,531.93 Date 03/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBEY, LINDA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,531.90 Date 03/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBERTUCCI, DOUGLAS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,531.88 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVILACQUA, SUSANA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,531.58 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINLAN, JOHN J, IV Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,531.45 Date 12/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENSICKI, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,531.43 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SCOTT P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,530.99 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SHERYL E Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $74,530.80 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADT, GERALD A Employer name Village of Brockport Amount $74,530.75 Date 02/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLWELL, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Troy Amount $74,530.74 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KEANE, ROBERT P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,530.16 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZUBAJ, ROBERT D Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $74,529.73 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINTRON, ROBERT M Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $74,529.23 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DOROTHY J Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,528.88 Date 08/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, VIRGINIA Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $74,528.68 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUSS, STEVEN M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,528.52 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISTLER, DESIRAY C Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,528.30 Date 11/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALINSKI, MELANIE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,528.26 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $74,527.94 Date 06/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER, RODNEY E Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $74,527.39 Date 07/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIDDLE, ROBERT A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $74,527.27 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENUS, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $74,526.90 Date 06/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, BEATRICE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,526.59 Date 04/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETLEJESKI, MARY E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $74,525.57 Date 10/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANGREDI, LORI A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $74,525.54 Date 07/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASI, JOHN W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,524.55 Date 04/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, TIFFANY Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $74,524.41 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAIR, LARRY Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $74,524.41 Date 04/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOM, AUDREY Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $74,524.37 Date 09/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, ZAIDA E Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $74,524.28 Date 04/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILELLO, CONNIE M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $74,524.24 Date 02/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODS, MICHELE E Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $74,524.16 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDGREN, SHERRY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,524.11 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUZUKI, TADAYUKI Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $74,523.72 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUIGAN, FRANCIS J Employer name City of Geneva Amount $74,523.25 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRISCO, DONALD J, III Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $74,523.04 Date 06/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,522.90 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, DOUGLAS J Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $74,522.87 Date 02/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, COLLEEN M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $74,522.83 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, KATHLEEN S Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $74,522.82 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIBETTA, NANCY A Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,522.60 Date 09/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLAIN, YVONNE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,522.58 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGE, MARY JEANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,522.55 Date 11/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SANDRA G Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $74,522.51 Date 04/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLY, GREGORY D Employer name Monroe County Amount $74,522.43 Date 11/12/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSEF, BESHARA F Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $74,521.57 Date 11/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON, SHAUN A Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $74,520.63 Date 07/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, GLENNIS M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $74,520.54 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System