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 LAGAN, BRENT J Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $74,282.28 Date 12/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIN, JANELL L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,281.57 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARIA J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,281.49 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARE, RONALD W Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $74,281.39 Date 02/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNKIS, DIANA M Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $74,281.20 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANDY, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,281.18 Date 07/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JULIUS, III Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,281.09 Date 09/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PECK, BRIAN L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $74,280.51 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, ANTONIO L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,280.25 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANDREAU, DEAN M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,280.05 Date 08/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTES, MARGOT M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $74,280.01 Date 04/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDABURY, VICKI A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,279.97 Date 09/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITHSON, CARL J Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $74,279.96 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, MANUEL A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $74,279.63 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEDGES, JESSE E, JR Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $74,279.09 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIGARIO, ALAN Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $74,278.82 Date 03/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHESS, LINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,278.69 Date 02/10/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHER, TIFFANY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,278.64 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,278.64 Date 07/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARA, KATHLEEN T Employer name Rockland County Amount $74,278.00 Date 06/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MARTIN D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,277.61 Date 12/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGALOVICH, VLADIMIR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,277.61 Date 01/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, STEWART W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $74,277.60 Date 06/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILL, SUSAN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $74,277.58 Date 09/23/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBLER, PETER Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $74,277.54 Date 04/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, JEFFREY Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,277.11 Date 04/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENBERG, BENJAMIN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,277.04 Date 02/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBB, ALVIN W, JR Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,276.99 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARGARET M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $74,276.73 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAIT, MARY E Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $74,276.73 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVERIS, JERRY Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $74,276.56 Date 02/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAUTRUCHE, MONIQUE Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $74,275.95 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, SHERIEE H Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $74,275.81 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUHA, GLEN D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $74,275.77 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMMONS, SUSAN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,275.44 Date 09/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEEG, ERIC F Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $74,275.09 Date 06/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, CHERYL Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,274.57 Date 10/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, JASON A Employer name Village of Montgomery Amount $74,274.46 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, JOEY J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $74,274.28 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLIKANDRIOTIS, MARY Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $74,274.04 Date 01/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KI, CHI SHING Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $74,273.16 Date 08/26/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVILLE, JILLIAN D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $74,272.95 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PALO, MARLENE R Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,272.92 Date 01/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALAUTTI, CYNTHIA J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $74,272.88 Date 09/05/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTINO, ALICIA A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $74,272.55 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPA, ROBERT T Employer name Town of Islip Amount $74,272.31 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, MARY C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,271.59 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDOROV, GENNADY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,271.47 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, CHRISTIE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $74,271.30 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLA, NADER W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,271.10 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FANNIFF, JOHN, JR Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,270.72 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIESE, LORI S Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,270.72 Date 10/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTE, SUSAN B Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $74,270.72 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, MEREDITH L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,270.57 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALES, CRISTAL A Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $74,270.47 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SO, TIEN HO Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $74,270.10 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCILMURRAY, PETER T Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $74,269.77 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, JANICE M Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $74,269.13 Date 08/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMKOWSKI, ANN M Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $74,269.01 Date 09/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIONFERO, ASHLEY C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $74,268.95 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIULLA, ANTHONY Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $74,268.94 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DVORKIN, ARKADIY Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $74,268.83 Date 01/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYT, LYNDSEY E Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,268.74 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCHESTER, JUSTIN J Employer name Village of Cobleskill Amount $74,268.68 Date 04/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, CHARLES A, IV Employer name City of Elmira Amount $74,268.49 Date 08/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FEASTER, CARL A, JR Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $74,267.75 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BRAD R Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,267.57 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWBACK, BRIAN W Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $74,267.14 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, RONDA Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $74,267.08 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRODERICK, PATRICIA E Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $74,266.82 Date 10/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, SAJI N Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $74,266.65 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCI, DAVID J Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $74,266.15 Date 09/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHERYL A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,265.55 Date 02/25/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIRGILIO, BARRY J Employer name Niagara St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $74,265.44 Date 10/25/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERMAN, KENDRA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $74,265.14 Date 03/21/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOROSKY, MELISSA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,265.12 Date 12/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, JOSEPH E Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,264.58 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, RICHARD Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $74,264.37 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOWSEY, JENNIFER Employer name Erie County Amount $74,264.26 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, SHU-CHING Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,263.84 Date 07/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NALLAMOTHU, SIREESHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,263.83 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, SANDRA A Employer name Greene County Amount $74,263.72 Date 08/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDONE, MARCO B Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $74,263.45 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHMANN, MICHAEL W Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $74,263.38 Date 01/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKETT, CHERYL A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,263.19 Date 03/25/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODWIN, ROSLYN Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 30 Amount $74,263.17 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, DANIEL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,262.94 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINGER, MARIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,262.80 Date 01/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, WANDA F Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $74,262.80 Date 04/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSSELL, ROBERT E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $74,262.69 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, STEPHEN B Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $74,262.49 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHANTUROV, DMITRIY Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $74,262.41 Date 07/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINK, NICHOLE V Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $74,262.32 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSO, NICHOLAS F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,262.23 Date 04/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEGISTER, MARCIA Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,262.18 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWBERRY, JENNIFER M Employer name Essex County Amount $74,261.94 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANKS, DARYL L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $74,261.56 Date 02/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFT, RICHARD J Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $74,261.56 Date 03/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIER, BARBARA A Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $74,261.20 Date 04/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COADY, LUCILLE Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,261.15 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System