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 HERLAN, CHRISTINA R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,364.09 Date 08/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, GEORGE E Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,363.55 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE PUTRON, CLEON A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,363.46 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALIMA, MARY JEANETTE Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $73,363.03 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATEWELL, JAMES R Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,363.00 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, LA VERNE S, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,362.62 Date 04/15/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, JOHN E Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,362.50 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, NEAL M Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,362.20 Date 12/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAS, DANIEL M Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $73,362.09 Date 01/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLEWA, ARTHUR S Employer name Town of Gates Amount $73,361.29 Date 12/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, LEWIS E, JR Employer name Alfred-Almond CSD Amount $73,361.19 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTWOOD, LORI A Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $73,361.13 Date 07/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTHRUP, MICHAEL J Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,361.02 Date 02/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALOTTI, MARY Q Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,361.02 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, LAUREEN E Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $73,360.30 Date 02/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NAMEE, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,360.16 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, TRACI A Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,360.14 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIENNEAU, KARL A, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,359.59 Date 11/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Cayuga County Amount $73,359.33 Date 11/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID E, JR Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,359.24 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERNALD, JASON R Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $73,359.00 Date 03/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPHONSE, CARLINE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,358.70 Date 05/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPP, SUSAN Employer name Red Creek CSD Amount $73,358.60 Date 09/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JACQUELINE T Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,358.37 Date 03/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILCHRIST, ERICA S Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,358.02 Date 10/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, EDWARD J Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $73,357.90 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, KYOKO Y Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,357.49 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPUY, JOSIANNE Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $73,357.08 Date 07/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $73,357.07 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERTON, ERICA M Employer name Orange County Amount $73,356.90 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOHN C, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $73,356.36 Date 08/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALCOVITZ, JILL B Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $73,356.21 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEER, LUKE E Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,355.61 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DURSI, DIANE M Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $73,355.55 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARLEY, CHERYL J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,355.45 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWELL, YOLANDA Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,355.18 Date 12/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LANCE P Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,355.12 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUSSMAN, RYAN S Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $73,355.10 Date 09/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRESLIN, MARIAN A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $73,355.00 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLE, VINCENT Employer name Brewster CSD Amount $73,354.81 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE WISPELAERE, JAY A Employer name Cayuga County Amount $73,353.98 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI NAPOLI, TINA M Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $73,353.88 Date 10/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOOLE, SHANNON R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,353.82 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWTIN, CAROL D Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $73,353.81 Date 02/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEAL, MARCY L Employer name Lewis County Amount $73,353.79 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, JEFFREY N Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,353.75 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENTON, KAREN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,352.89 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, BECKY L Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $73,352.79 Date 09/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, ANTHONY, JR Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $73,352.46 Date 10/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, MATTHEW J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,351.91 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOORUM, JAY C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $73,351.69 Date 03/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOLO, ERIN E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,351.20 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, MARCIA Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,350.92 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINNEY, LEEANN M Employer name Tioga County Amount $73,350.90 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REINHARDT, ALBERT D Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $73,350.71 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI COLA, PAUL S Employer name Allegany County Amount $73,350.62 Date 08/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHMOND, DEBORAH H Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,350.62 Date 04/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVAREAU, JOHN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,350.61 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENFELD, SHANA L Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $73,350.60 Date 05/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, STEVEN P Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,350.56 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARJO, JACOB L Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $73,350.28 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, KYLE J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $73,349.69 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DOMHAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $73,349.21 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLODGETT, EDGAR T Employer name Fulton County Amount $73,348.72 Date 01/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLAND, JEFFREY M, II Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $73,348.61 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, LAWRENCE P Employer name Broome County Amount $73,348.33 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESSUREAULT, GERALDINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,348.30 Date 02/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGFRIED, AMY M Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,348.07 Date 09/18/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCARTE-HAYWARD, ADRIANA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,347.65 Date 12/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JANE C S Employer name Islip Public Library Amount $73,347.30 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATT, CRAIG J Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $73,347.20 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAMIANO, STEFANIE L Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $73,346.13 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIROUX, DONALD E Employer name Town of Farmington Amount $73,346.11 Date 10/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAU, JOAN M Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $73,345.74 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, BARRY F Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $73,345.73 Date 12/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATLER, DENISE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $73,345.31 Date 06/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREVIL, JEAN WILKINS Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $73,345.29 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGLIUCA, ANTHONY J Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $73,344.42 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JEFF Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $73,343.48 Date 06/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MISITANO, FRANCIS C Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $73,343.48 Date 01/13/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROWBRIDGE, PAUL Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $73,343.48 Date 09/17/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, MATTHEW S Employer name Onondaga County Amount $73,343.43 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,343.06 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, SYLVIA E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,342.70 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAMS, ALLEGRAH N Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,342.55 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKINS, SONYA T Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,342.12 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVETT, MIRIAM Employer name Pelham UFSD Amount $73,341.39 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, ELLYN I Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,340.91 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLANOVEC, MARGARET M Employer name Orange County Amount $73,340.53 Date 02/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LADISON, ERIC M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,340.31 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKE, EBONY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,339.63 Date 03/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COATES, JAMES M Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $73,339.36 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASSIM, ALIA Z Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,339.19 Date 03/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEKS, BYRON J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $73,338.82 Date 07/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, THOMAS S Employer name E Syracuse-Minoa CSD Amount $73,338.82 Date 10/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORT, VINCENT M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,338.61 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, PAMELA J Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $73,338.58 Date 06/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERCU, WILLIAM B Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,337.95 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, DEBORAH Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $73,337.59 Date 01/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CARRON, LORRAINE A Employer name Village of Mineola Amount $73,337.35 Date 02/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System