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 PATTERSON, PATRICIA S Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERSON-LYLE KATHERINE, A H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POORMON, SONYA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 10/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, SHEILA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 10/30/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOANNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTI-SMITH, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SKIVER, KELLY R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 04/02/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, CHARLENE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 01/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODHOUSE, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,519.09 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, TINA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,519.09 Date 08/14/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, DARLEEN A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,519.09 Date 04/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRYCIUK, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name St James Fire District Amount $73,518.93 Date 11/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDHUSEN, WILLIAM T Employer name Department of State Amount $73,518.57 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERRAZZA, DEBORAH A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,518.48 Date 10/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANDREA Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,518.20 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, STUART E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,517.52 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMSTER, TODD D Employer name Erie County Amount $73,516.98 Date 11/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASCARENAS, JOHN M Employer name Essex County Amount $73,516.85 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMMEY, BRUCE E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $73,516.54 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, JENNIFER L Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,516.17 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, KENNETH R Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $73,515.67 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURNS, COLLEEN M Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,515.50 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KENDRICK J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,515.17 Date 09/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNHAM, STEWART M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,514.92 Date 10/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'KEEFFE, ROBERT L Employer name City of Beacon Amount $73,514.92 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APOTHEKER, JEREMY J Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,514.83 Date 06/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABIA, CANIO A Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,514.80 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOHN, YSREAL Employer name Kiryas Joel UFSD Amount $73,514.73 Date 11/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAGAMBA, GREGG A Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $73,514.67 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEAN-LAROSE, LUC Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,514.55 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEANZA, DAVID C Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,514.07 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER, SANDRA P Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,513.97 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ANTHONY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,513.49 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, HILDA L Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,513.43 Date 09/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CHERYL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,513.30 Date 03/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, LISA M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,513.16 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, CLEVELAND D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,513.07 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZKLANY, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $73,512.91 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANZO, JAMES V Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,512.58 Date 09/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCK, RICHARD Employer name Steuben County Amount $73,512.56 Date 06/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, MARLON M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,512.45 Date 01/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALMON, JENNIFER A Employer name Lewis County Amount $73,512.29 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KOWN, SCOTT J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $73,512.00 Date 07/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NETTO, KENNETH F A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $73,511.68 Date 02/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTZ, ROBERT H Employer name Village of Waterloo Amount $73,511.56 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, THEIA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,511.34 Date 03/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSAI, FEN-MEI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $73,511.29 Date 08/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, NEIL D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,511.24 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINCK, SUSAN E Employer name Wantagh Public Library Amount $73,510.91 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAMMI T Employer name Rochester Corr Facility Amount $73,510.74 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATERS, JAMES L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,510.68 Date 12/01/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, THOMAS C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,510.58 Date 11/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, D MARISA Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $73,510.58 Date 04/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOLAN, WILLIAM M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,510.58 Date 01/13/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, STEWART A, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,510.41 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDEZ, YOLANDA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,510.36 Date 01/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ARCHIE L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,510.08 Date 11/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVALLOS, GUILLERMO Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,509.87 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBACH, COLEEN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,509.69 Date 02/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, CASIMIR E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,509.61 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, ROXANNE M Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,509.43 Date 09/27/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANJI, SHADE Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,509.37 Date 11/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, CHRISTINE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,509.18 Date 10/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONDON, IRETA L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $73,509.01 Date 01/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZAFRANIEC, ROBERT S Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,508.90 Date 10/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHURST, LISA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $73,508.79 Date 10/13/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALUKONIS, CHAD J Employer name City of Amsterdam Amount $73,508.70 Date 04/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIBERIO, LAURA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,508.67 Date 10/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTRAZZO, ANTHONY F, III Employer name Education Department Amount $73,508.58 Date 02/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, ANDREA E Employer name Department of Law Amount $73,508.52 Date 01/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FROBEL, TERRY J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $73,507.97 Date 10/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRIERO, NICHOLAS Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $73,507.83 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGELL, COLLEEN R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,507.67 Date 12/23/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARUNA, MOHAMMAD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,507.67 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, JOSEPH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $73,507.67 Date 04/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE-PHILIPPE, SOSTHENES Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,507.67 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, RONALD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,507.67 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTRANGELO, BARBARA Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $73,507.67 Date 06/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, STEPHEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,507.59 Date 09/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALUFSKA, VIVIAN Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $73,507.30 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTFORD, KAREN Y Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $73,507.18 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPSCOMB, THOMAS E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,506.99 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, VALERIE R Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,506.93 Date 08/23/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, ANNE E Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $73,506.93 Date 07/30/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LECLAIR, SHERRY Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,506.93 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILEY, MARY P Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $73,506.93 Date 07/18/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATMAN, DEBRA E Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $73,506.93 Date 07/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRISAFI, PATRICIA A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $73,506.93 Date 12/06/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONAUER, MAUREEN E Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $73,506.93 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON-COX, DEBRA J Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 08/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ALTERIO, TRACEY L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 07/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILAPELLO, KAREN P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 09/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, KATHLEEN S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 04/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEITZMANN, DEBORAH A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 05/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANES, PATRICE A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 12/18/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE-HUCKO, MARY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 12/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KENT A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 02/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RABIDEAU, DEBORA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 04/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SONNEBORN, CAROL S Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 01/26/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICER, JESSICA L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,506.93 Date 10/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System