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 MULHARE, GENEVIEVE S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,169.50 Date 09/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKLIN, KIMBERLY R Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,169.48 Date 06/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINCINELLO, SUSAN B Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $73,169.14 Date 11/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYNIE, ALTHEA R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,169.14 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWALL, RYAN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,168.95 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARPINO, DONNA M Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $73,168.84 Date 11/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECKERT, LAURIE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,168.81 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, KATHRYN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $73,168.51 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARCUS P Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,168.24 Date 04/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURLEY, PATRICIA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,168.12 Date 07/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINK, PATRICIA P Employer name Babylon UFSD Amount $73,168.09 Date 09/09/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAFFRE, CYNTHIA A Employer name Putnam County Amount $73,167.96 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATIAS, ADELE J Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $73,167.12 Date 09/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZODL, KEVIN J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,166.96 Date 01/10/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NODELMAN, STACEY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $73,166.84 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIANA, KARA N Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,166.56 Date 06/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, GAISHA B Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $73,165.93 Date 01/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESTANI, ANDREW J Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,165.13 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, DANIEL C Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $73,165.05 Date 12/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAUBER, TODD J Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,164.87 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICCIOLI, SONA Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,164.42 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDAS, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Old Brookville Amount $73,164.02 Date 05/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, AARON A Employer name Chenango County Amount $73,164.00 Date 01/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, THERESE E Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,163.98 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, MICHAEL T Employer name Village of Johnson City Amount $73,163.82 Date 04/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GALLAGER, THERESA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $73,163.63 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSE A Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,163.61 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIZZUTO, JOSEPH E, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $73,163.14 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFERRIERE, KEITH M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,162.93 Date 08/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMOL, BRIAN L Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,162.84 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ROBERT D Employer name Ontario County Amount $73,162.63 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNGS, WILLIAM D, JR Employer name Moravia CSD Amount $73,162.48 Date 06/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JANICE R Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,162.32 Date 10/26/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGUIRE, LUCY Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,162.32 Date 07/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECCHIAROLI, GINA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,161.81 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDY, MICHAEL T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,161.37 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURIELLO, STEPHEN Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,160.84 Date 02/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNARO, TIMOTHY G Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,160.62 Date 10/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, MICHELLE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $73,160.39 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, LINDA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,160.35 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCER, RICHARD W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,160.07 Date 06/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANEEN, RICHARD A Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $73,159.88 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,158.78 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, VANESSA D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,158.77 Date 05/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGHIAR, ANDREEA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,158.71 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, STEVEN A Employer name Palisades Int St Pk Comm Nonst Amount $73,158.64 Date 03/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, SANDY L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $73,157.95 Date 11/17/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAHERTY, SCOTT M Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $73,157.94 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUJARDIN, ROBERT S Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,157.58 Date 03/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINCUS, STEVEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,157.58 Date 09/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEMMER, MELISSA N Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $73,157.52 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNA, SHAWN M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $73,157.20 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDELMAN, ALLEGRA R Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $73,157.20 Date 06/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGEE, SCOTT M Employer name Cortland County Amount $73,157.13 Date 12/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUNCK, DEBRA A Employer name North Syracuse CSD Amount $73,156.61 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUCKIGER, JOSEPH C, II Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,156.59 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIANCHI, KAREN Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $73,156.39 Date 09/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWES, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $73,156.16 Date 09/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORTO, STEPHEN R Employer name Town of Wilton Amount $73,156.14 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, PHYLLIS A Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $73,156.12 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINERE, KAREN Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $73,156.11 Date 09/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEE, SAMANTHA T Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $73,156.08 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULHERN, AMANDA L Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $73,155.61 Date 10/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUESLER, JAMES M Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $73,155.42 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MARK E Employer name Village of Horseheads Amount $73,155.30 Date 09/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC KIBBEN, RICHARD G Employer name Pine Plains CSD Amount $73,155.28 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, KEVIN D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,154.88 Date 06/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANPHEAR, RYAN S Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $73,154.86 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES E Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $73,154.66 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, MICHAEL R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,154.32 Date 06/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, PHILIP G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $73,154.03 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETER, TERRENCE X Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $73,153.50 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, GERARD Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $73,153.48 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARGAS, RAMON B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,153.00 Date 11/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAGLIERI, JOSEPH C Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,152.96 Date 07/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, MONA LISA Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.91 Date 08/05/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLICKNER, DAVID C Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,152.71 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLM, GLENN M Employer name Bethpage UFSD Amount $73,152.55 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.44 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBO, GRICIN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.39 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMERY, KIM W Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.38 Date 01/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRIQUEZ, ANNEMARIE Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.36 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, BRIDGET J Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.36 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ANDREW E Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.35 Date 07/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHABDIN, DAWN M Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.35 Date 03/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ADELINA Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.34 Date 08/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVER, BRIAN A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,152.34 Date 05/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, ROBERT L Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,151.91 Date 01/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, VINCE R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,151.62 Date 07/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDERS, JUDITH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,151.60 Date 12/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINLICH MILTENBERG, ANNE M Employer name Hempstead Library Amount $73,151.59 Date 07/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, B'ANN P Employer name Copiague Memorial Library Amount $73,151.43 Date 09/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHATOYA D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,151.37 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, MARCUS L Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $73,151.26 Date 11/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, EDWARD F Employer name City of Albany Amount $73,151.21 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JOHN, NOEL N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,151.06 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC KAY, LEE M Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $73,150.63 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASON-PAYANO, SDHARI N Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $73,150.36 Date 09/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, BRIAN G Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,149.74 Date 11/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORD, GREGORY R Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $73,149.55 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System