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 CADDELL, ANDREW L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,971.01 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ROSARIO A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,971.01 Date 09/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, CRYSTAL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,971.01 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARYCHEVA, YELENA Y Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,971.01 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOM, HELEN X B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,971.01 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAN, NGUYET T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,971.01 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORCH, MYLES F, II Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,971.01 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, RANDOLPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $73,971.01 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNES, JAMILA S Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,971.01 Date 02/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALBOT, TONI M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,971.01 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, CARMEN Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $73,971.01 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRATISAX, ERIN E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, JAMES R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNN, THOMAS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 03/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, MARY C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKEZIE, BEATRICE O Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSH, MELANIE A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 09/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFORD, ALTHEA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,971.01 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, JENNIFER A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,970.87 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNES, CHARLES C Employer name Oneida County Amount $73,970.45 Date 08/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAFFT, WILLIAM J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,970.28 Date 04/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERAS, DAISY I Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,970.19 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, DUANE G Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,969.87 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, TRACEY A Employer name Hamilton County Amount $73,969.80 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODGERS, CRAIG E Employer name Pleasantville UFSD Amount $73,969.74 Date 03/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWHOUSE, JUSTIN W Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $73,969.62 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, THERESA Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $73,969.26 Date 12/06/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTINGS, TARA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $73,969.16 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRERO, HEATHER A Employer name Livingston County Amount $73,969.16 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NANCY C Employer name Town of North Castle Amount $73,968.25 Date 05/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECK, MAMADOU Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,967.94 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIMBECK-MURDIE, CATHERINE M Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $73,967.84 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BOMBARD, ERIC A Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $73,967.38 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIAS, OSCAR A Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $73,967.26 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, SARAH E Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,967.14 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, DANIEL P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $73,966.53 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OMILIG, JONATHAN Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,966.43 Date 05/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, GLORIA C Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,966.31 Date 08/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULLICH, ROSANNA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,966.02 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWAD, GEORGE C, JR Employer name Tioga County Amount $73,965.30 Date 11/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,964.76 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARD, KEVIN M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,964.72 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPLIN, DAVID C Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $73,964.41 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, DEBORA L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,964.34 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIAN, MICHELLE A Employer name SUNY College Technology Canton Amount $73,964.24 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DWAYNE E Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $73,964.21 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATESIC, MICHAEL J Employer name Erie County Amount $73,964.14 Date 02/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, WENDY E Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $73,963.93 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,963.76 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSOVSKY, KAREN A Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,963.30 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUTIERREZ, ADELE Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $73,963.15 Date 06/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOZEMPA, DAVID M Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $73,963.15 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARNES, THOMAS M Employer name S Tier West Reg Plan,Dev Bd Amount $73,963.12 Date 04/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLAIN, BARBARA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,963.10 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERSON, FAITH A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $73,963.09 Date 08/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISLOP, WILLIAM Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $73,962.98 Date 02/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEAMANS, WILLIAM D Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,962.39 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAVIGAN, THOMAS J Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $73,962.16 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZIONE, JOHN P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $73,962.15 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, THOMAS F Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,961.58 Date 03/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, EMANUEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,961.58 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVAZZINI, DONNA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,961.58 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESAI, VIDYA D Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,961.58 Date 04/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPIAN, STEPHEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,961.58 Date 06/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIDHAJECKY, CAMILLE L Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,961.58 Date 09/06/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHONG, IVY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,961.55 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERN, MARIAN H Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,961.28 Date 05/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBO, VICTORIA A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,961.18 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDBAUER, SUE A Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $73,961.12 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSON, GARNET D, II Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,960.92 Date 09/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, DENNIS A Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,960.43 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPOLLS, ANGEL Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,960.21 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Heuvelton CSD Amount $73,960.14 Date 06/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, URIEL L Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $73,959.86 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, TERRELL C Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $73,959.77 Date 10/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN CISE, ANN L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $73,959.60 Date 02/09/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHLUKER, BENJAMIN Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,959.50 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPARCO, RANDY M Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,959.36 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMINSKI, GEOFFREY E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,959.26 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADULA, DONNA J Employer name Education Department Amount $73,959.14 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, BARRY JACK Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,958.25 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERN-SMITH, CATHRYN F Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,958.23 Date 12/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNA LUCKMAN, IVONNE F Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,958.10 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, TIMOTHY M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,957.74 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, PETER M Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,957.52 Date 01/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTEGA-CANDELARIO, MARITZA Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,957.43 Date 06/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, RANDOLPH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,957.31 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARGADON, ALICIA A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,956.59 Date 05/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKING, TOBY E J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $73,956.04 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACBETH, MARY JEANNE Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $73,955.94 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, KEITH G Employer name Education Department Amount $73,955.82 Date 09/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALI, ELSAYED A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,955.54 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGGI, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $73,955.05 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Schenectady Housing Authority Amount $73,955.03 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAZAUNIK, JOAN Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $73,954.95 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELLS, SANDRA L Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $73,954.51 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVNANI, KISHAN D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,954.32 Date 11/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITTS, KRISTEN N Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,954.23 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITAL, BERNARD Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,954.02 Date 01/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, HENRY L Employer name Erie County Amount $73,953.92 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System