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 WASHINGTON-HALL, FRANCES E Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,533.50 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPARACINO, PATRICK H Employer name City of Utica Amount $73,533.31 Date 03/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COGAR, GREGORY Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,533.11 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERT, DERRICK M Employer name Lawrence Sanitary District #1 Amount $73,533.11 Date 10/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVEY, WILLARD H Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $73,532.68 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, TYLER J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,532.53 Date 11/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWSKI, JOSEPH C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,532.47 Date 08/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SUSAN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,532.47 Date 09/07/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, BOBBY J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,532.47 Date 02/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, MILTON A Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $73,531.82 Date 02/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWKINS, SHAWN E Employer name Schenectady County Amount $73,531.74 Date 09/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOUCE, JAMES E Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,531.19 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN MAARSEVEEN, BERNARD J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,531.19 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZALKOWSKI, SCOTT S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,531.18 Date 08/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, SHAUN O Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,531.08 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLOWKA, ANNETTE J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $73,530.55 Date 11/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULIO, DAWN A Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,530.29 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, KRISTINE M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $73,530.26 Date 08/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIARDINA, STEVEN W Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $73,530.19 Date 07/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBONS, ERIN K Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,530.07 Date 11/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ALEXANDRIA D Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $73,529.77 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, PATRICK W Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,529.68 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPER, PATRICK B Employer name Village of Amityville Amount $73,529.68 Date 06/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLELLO, WENDY E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,529.41 Date 01/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARTON, MARK J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,529.16 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, ERIC J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,528.94 Date 02/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEASOCK, NOREEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,528.86 Date 08/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, ERIN L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $73,528.85 Date 10/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIMEL, MICHELLE Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $73,528.83 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYERS, JULIETT S Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $73,528.61 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDSON, ALISON B Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $73,528.42 Date 05/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOONER, JAMES J Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $73,528.28 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREMANTE, S MICHAEL Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,527.81 Date 05/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONANZA, LINDSAY M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,527.62 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAHAN, JOHN J Employer name Broome County Amount $73,527.54 Date 03/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINA, JAMES J Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $73,527.40 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, RALPH H, II Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,526.81 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, DIANN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,526.80 Date 12/06/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTAGNE, THOMAS M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,526.68 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REDHEAD, SANDRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,526.66 Date 12/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANTEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Albany County Amount $73,526.37 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZUR, FRANCIS X Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,526.30 Date 02/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYRKOSTAS-O'HANLON, PEGGY M Employer name Port Washington Library Amount $73,525.45 Date 07/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLER, RAEANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,525.28 Date 12/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCICKI, MARY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,525.28 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, ROBIN B Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,524.46 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARSING, JANE K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,524.36 Date 06/06/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NYE, CAITLIN M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,523.78 Date 09/18/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEUMAN, JOHN E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $73,523.72 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVEY, JAMES J, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,523.56 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, ANNAMARIA R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,523.34 Date 11/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULVER, DARRIN T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,523.12 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROYER, ADAM C Employer name City of Cortland Amount $73,522.81 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIOS, TYRON R Employer name Lincoln Corr Facility Amount $73,522.48 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RITCHIE, KEVIN W Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,522.31 Date 05/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBLES, JENNIFER L Employer name Orange County Amount $73,522.13 Date 08/25/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGLIULO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $73,522.00 Date 10/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRUSSICK, MICHAEL B, II Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,521.61 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MERCHANT, JAMES C Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $73,521.60 Date 05/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, THOMAS M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,521.47 Date 10/20/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, WILLIAM A, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,521.39 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARAGINE, JOSEPH J Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,521.37 Date 06/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, JOHN W, SR Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $73,521.26 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, RONALD J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,520.97 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONKAN, ERICH G Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $73,520.93 Date 11/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, TAMMY J Employer name Hammond CSD Amount $73,520.74 Date 03/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, MARK C Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,520.51 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALAWAY, COURTNEY L Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,520.05 Date 08/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADRONE, ADAM R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,519.62 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARSACI, LOURDES I Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,519.51 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONKOWSKI, CAROLYN A Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $73,519.41 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARANJO, SCOTT C Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $73,519.31 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURLEY, LINDA M Employer name Niagara County Amount $73,519.23 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNT, CHESTER A, III Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,519.16 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, MICHELE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 07/28/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, APRIL M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, CHRISTINE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARCO, SUZANNE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 11/04/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEIDELBERGER, VICKI M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 12/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, MARIE N Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 12/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOLLMAN, SALLY B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEAU, TINA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 10/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, STACY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 09/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, HELENA E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENECAL, ANNMARIE H Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 07/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIESE, JANET L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZINDELL, SHARON REILLY Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 05/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMSKI, EDWARD N Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTLETT, LINDA J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JACQUELINE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 04/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAVIA, KARIE B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 11/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHAN, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 02/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUNNINGHAM, KATHLEEN B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, MARGARET M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 03/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURTOWSKI, M ALICE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/22/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDSON, MERRY ELLEN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNARD, BARBARA P Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 12/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASCH, JOYCE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 02/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOWSKI, KIM M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC LAREN, MARCI K Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System