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 BENNETT, DONNA J Employer name Tioga County Amount $74,172.77 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIGGIANI, NANCY A Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $74,172.49 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURIEL, MARIANELA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $74,172.38 Date 11/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENISE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $74,172.10 Date 05/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ROBYN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,171.80 Date 02/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ETUK, MARY E Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $74,171.69 Date 05/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SUZZETTE Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $74,171.51 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAY, TYSON N Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,171.47 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIOTTA, JOHN T Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $74,171.47 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PASQUALE, EUGENE C, III Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $74,171.38 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSA, JILL J Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $74,171.38 Date 12/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, NOREEN E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $74,170.95 Date 05/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKULA, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $74,170.89 Date 06/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIGNON, LUKE C Employer name Oneida County Amount $74,170.84 Date 04/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, RONALD S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $74,170.56 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMO, JEFFERY P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $74,170.56 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPILLANE, STEPHANIE M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $74,170.46 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHER, CLAIRE G Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $74,170.43 Date 11/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIGGINS, BILLIE E, III Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $74,170.41 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, ROBERT T Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $74,170.28 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFERRERA, VINCENT Employer name North Babylon UFSD Amount $74,170.02 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MARIE T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $74,169.39 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ROBERT T Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $74,169.04 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER-SPENCER, JANICE M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $74,168.82 Date 06/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMMER, DAISY Employer name New York Public Library Amount $74,168.50 Date 01/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, KELLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $74,168.39 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUPTA, ANUJ Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,168.34 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ROBIN L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $74,167.31 Date 03/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWKINS, DANIQUE D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $74,166.45 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHAWN E Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $74,166.09 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNO, JAIME L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $74,165.99 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIMPINEN, GEORGE C Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $74,165.98 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REOME, WILLIAM E Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $74,165.95 Date 04/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLENNERT, RICHARD E, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $74,165.88 Date 02/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDHURST, JESSICA L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $74,165.86 Date 10/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HESSE, TRACEY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,165.83 Date 09/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULASKI, AARON A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,165.54 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEPHART, ROBERT W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,165.36 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHBURN, ELIZABETH A Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $74,165.36 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOISVERT, ROGER J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $74,165.14 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, PATRICK Employer name City of White Plains Amount $74,164.94 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLAURENS, SCOTT A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,164.51 Date 05/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, KAREN Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $74,164.51 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, RODERICK Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $74,164.38 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYSEDORPH, JORDAN B Employer name City of Albany Amount $74,164.13 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERRIN, VINCENT W Employer name Putnam County Amount $74,164.01 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DEBRA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $74,163.71 Date 04/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYRA, LARRY G Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $74,163.03 Date 06/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATINSKAYA, OLGA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,162.86 Date 04/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANCSO, NICHOLAS Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $74,162.82 Date 02/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, KIMBERLY Employer name Department of Health Amount $74,162.27 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWER, RICHARD W Employer name City of Utica Amount $74,162.12 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BUNYAVONG, MARK F Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $74,161.97 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RUBEIS, ANDREW J Employer name Village of Westhampton Beach Amount $74,161.95 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HELLY, PATRICE M Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $74,161.69 Date 11/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TACORONTE, DAVID T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $74,161.66 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THILESEN, ERIC M Employer name North Bellmore Fire District Amount $74,161.36 Date 05/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAILEY-MCGARRELL, WANDA Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $74,161.24 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DUSTIN R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $74,161.24 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, FLOYD S Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $74,161.19 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNECKY, JANET M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BODDIE, ELIZABETH R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 10/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTKEVITCH, JOHN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEUNG TANG, TSUI YEE Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 10/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEACON, TAPASHI P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JANE MH Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 05/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ANTHONY T Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 04/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSCATO, STEVEN P Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 07/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOLAVER, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.09 Date 12/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEMBOR, GENE G Employer name City of Rochester Amount $74,161.08 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTOS, GLADYS Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,161.07 Date 09/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA L Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $74,161.07 Date 07/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $74,160.96 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MICHAEL J Employer name Ulster County Amount $74,160.78 Date 10/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, ROBERT J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $74,160.68 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRILL, MATTHEW L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,160.57 Date 09/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERNBERG, DANIEL L Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $74,160.57 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, SARAH B Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,160.57 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER THOMPSON, MAXWELL T Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,160.57 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAI, CHRISTINE Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $74,160.57 Date 10/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEGEL, JOSHUA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $74,160.57 Date 09/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, ALEJANDRA I Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $74,160.57 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEABLER-MEADOWS, MAXWELL P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $74,160.57 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOJPERSBERGER, JEFF L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $74,160.54 Date 09/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCHARALE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $74,160.13 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCCILLO, FRANK P, JR Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $74,159.95 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPEL, ANNA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $74,159.88 Date 11/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, JACOB I Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $74,159.55 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEMMER, JAMES R Employer name Sullivan County Amount $74,159.53 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KATHLEEN A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $74,159.44 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENEA, KAYLA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $74,159.41 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KEVIN M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $74,159.33 Date 04/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLATORE, AIMEE E Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $74,158.89 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TEPEDINO, LAURA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $74,158.60 Date 08/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, DEREK J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $74,158.57 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMAN, KEITH S Employer name Port Jefferson UFSD Amount $74,158.26 Date 05/17/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELLER, NIKKI M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $74,158.00 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KENNETH S Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $74,157.84 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINEWEASER, JERRI L Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $74,157.72 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTORE, IRAIDA Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $74,157.52 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System