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 YORK, CHAD M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,462.31 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLOMB, JOLIE D Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,462.08 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERGEN, KIMBERLY AM Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,462.03 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, CHERYL A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,462.03 Date 09/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACICCA, FRED A, III Employer name City of Rome Amount $73,461.91 Date 01/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELEZ, HENRY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $73,461.72 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSE, TYRONE L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,461.45 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, BEVERLY Y Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $73,461.39 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPPEN, JASON A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,461.00 Date 11/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANA, JOSE Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,460.41 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JODDIE A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,460.29 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALIK, RENA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $73,460.22 Date 08/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRICK-TORRES, ANNA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,459.84 Date 02/08/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLORAN, NEAL Employer name Town of Goshen Amount $73,459.84 Date 09/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORSIELLO, STEVEN M Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,459.72 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEPEDA, JUAN F Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $73,459.66 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, SCOTT S Employer name City of Auburn Amount $73,459.63 Date 03/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAWA, DONALD A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,459.36 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOMANE-USHE, THALITA L Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,459.35 Date 08/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, ERWIN A Employer name Brookhaven-Comsewogue UFSD Amount $73,459.18 Date 06/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS-LA GATTUTA, MELISSA G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,458.69 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, KEMNARINE Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $73,458.35 Date 11/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ITALIANO, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,458.19 Date 09/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, PETER M Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,457.62 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGEMANN, EILEEN C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,457.26 Date 07/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLF, JOSEPH L Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $73,456.92 Date 09/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANG, ERIC Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $73,456.90 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, ROBERT P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,456.72 Date 01/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ZACHARY R Employer name Broome County Amount $73,456.33 Date 09/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEHR, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $73,456.23 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELZLE, JAMES Employer name Erie County Amount $73,456.00 Date 09/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELSHATSHAT, YASSER Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $73,455.49 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKENZIE, MICHAEL R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,455.23 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, JON M Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $73,455.02 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLAK, MARIA E Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,454.89 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KITTO, CHRISTOFER M Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,454.48 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTEN, TIMOTHY J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $73,454.39 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREARY, ELAINE M Employer name NYS Veterans Home at St Albans Amount $73,454.20 Date 09/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, TIMOTHY P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,454.17 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, EDWARD Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,454.07 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADDAMO, JENNIFER M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,454.02 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, WINSOME Employer name Albany County Amount $73,454.00 Date 05/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, JOSE E Employer name Carle Place UFSD Amount $73,454.00 Date 05/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, TERESA LEE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,453.49 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GATES, KENNETH M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $73,453.00 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEDRZEJEK, SHAYLYN M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,452.59 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSETER, KRISTIN R Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $73,452.53 Date 12/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, COREY J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $73,452.23 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, ANTHONY D Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $73,452.07 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMMEL, DAVID A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,451.67 Date 08/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, THOMAS R Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,451.62 Date 08/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Massena Amount $73,451.57 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HECKMAN, MARIE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,451.23 Date 12/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELTZER, MICHAEL C Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,450.92 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PADUANO, GERARDINA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,450.74 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, VIRGINIA M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $73,450.62 Date 10/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN-WUTTKE, SUSANNE Y Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $73,450.09 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTE, ALFONSO Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $73,450.09 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROSNAN, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name So Farmingdale Water District Amount $73,449.67 Date 12/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDGEWORTH, JAMES A Employer name Columbia County Amount $73,449.61 Date 09/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC CONNELL, LAUREN E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $73,449.38 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, HAZEL H Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,449.14 Date 02/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENUTI-CORDERO, NANCY J Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $73,449.10 Date 09/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPPAS, JOSHUA S Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $73,448.89 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALCINDOR, JEAN-PIERRE, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,448.82 Date 10/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, RUTH A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,448.78 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, JAMES P Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $73,448.13 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,448.00 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, ROBERT K Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $73,447.87 Date 07/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBIN, RUSSELL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,447.71 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, RAPHAEL A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,446.80 Date 02/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALIN, JOSEPH R Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $73,446.60 Date 04/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASOCCO, MARC T Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,446.50 Date 01/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNDER, WILLIAM E, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,446.37 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGEN, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $73,444.94 Date 09/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPELLI, JOSEPH D Employer name Orange County Amount $73,444.92 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYRUSKI, SUSAN M Employer name Catskill Otb Corp. Amount $73,444.56 Date 04/04/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDEAU, JOAN HARRIS Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,444.51 Date 07/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, ALGENIZ J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,444.49 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWORECKI, MARTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $73,444.04 Date 07/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIERO, LINDA Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $73,443.62 Date 10/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASCIO, GANDOLFO S Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $73,443.59 Date 11/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JANINE P Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $73,443.20 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, CINDY G Employer name Fulton County Amount $73,443.01 Date 03/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINNELL, MARK R Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $73,442.26 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENDY, JANE A Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $73,442.23 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL, JR Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $73,442.06 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COURTNEY, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,441.83 Date 09/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DASSANCE, DANIELLE E Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,441.59 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLINS, DANIEL W Employer name Orange County Amount $73,441.39 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORDENTE, MATHEW J Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,440.97 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMIE S Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,440.37 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, STEPHEN C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,440.32 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVIA, LAURA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $73,440.09 Date 07/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, ERICA Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,439.82 Date 09/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNER, ROBERT J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,439.06 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITT, ZAKEIA K Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $73,438.93 Date 10/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAGER, JAYSON B Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,437.76 Date 06/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONOPA, KAREN L Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $73,437.37 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, CRISTINA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $73,437.15 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System