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 RAMOS, PEDRO M Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $73,037.82 Date 03/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMICUCCI, LINDA J Employer name Putnam County Amount $73,037.53 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKEY, LATONN T Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,037.43 Date 10/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, NATHAN A Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $73,036.64 Date 02/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYEN CHACON, SUZETTE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $73,036.42 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, LORRAINE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $73,036.24 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVAK, KEVIN E Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,036.18 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHALSKI, KELLY M Employer name SUNY Construction Fund Amount $73,036.12 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISMAN, ANDY P, II Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $73,036.09 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKLEY, PATRICIA A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,036.06 Date 06/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANCI, DOMINICK J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $73,035.64 Date 02/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYSKAL, RONALD W Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 24 Amount $73,035.43 Date 01/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, LYNNE A Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $73,034.65 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARNOWSKI, TABATHA J Employer name Broome County Amount $73,034.56 Date 05/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDVESKY, MICHAEL E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,034.49 Date 01/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, SHANTE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,034.32 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITMAN, ADAM S Employer name Town of Lloyd Amount $73,034.16 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHEL, ROBERT D Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $73,033.90 Date 01/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGGERTY, ROBERT G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $73,033.79 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWON, MATTHEW L Employer name City of Troy Amount $73,033.72 Date 03/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEXTON, KIMM J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $73,033.52 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARDO, YOLANDA M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $73,033.34 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRECO, DAVID W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,033.29 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, THOMAS V Employer name Ulster County Amount $73,033.28 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASSEY, JOSEPH T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,033.10 Date 02/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, MICHAEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $73,033.08 Date 06/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, ENGEL M Employer name Nassau County Amount $73,033.07 Date 08/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TAMMY A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $73,033.06 Date 12/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REY, STACEY ANN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,032.98 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, CHARLES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,032.73 Date 05/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CYNTHIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $73,031.73 Date 02/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GUINNESS, ANNE B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $73,031.59 Date 03/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKSON, BARBARA A Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $73,031.49 Date 04/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASER, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $73,031.48 Date 06/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, LAWRENCE R Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $73,030.99 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARISI, KRISTI Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $73,030.91 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUDER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $73,030.54 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, BRIAN K Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $73,030.43 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, AMANDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,030.09 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANNON, JAMES V Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $73,029.96 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, KENDRE Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,029.90 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAGIELSKI, JESSICA A Employer name Rockland County Amount $73,029.68 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNYCOOKE, OWEN J Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $73,029.56 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG-NEDD, DENISE A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $73,029.40 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WETHEY, GEORGE J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $73,029.19 Date 08/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIOLA, SUSAN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $73,028.76 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, SUZANNE M Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $73,028.66 Date 04/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, SALLY K Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $73,028.42 Date 02/26/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name L'HOMMEDIEU, ANN MARIE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,027.70 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, VANESSA A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $73,027.70 Date 09/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEON, JASON E Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,027.40 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORCORAN, COLLEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $73,027.40 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESPOSITO, CHERYL A Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $73,027.32 Date 01/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMACHE, BEATRICE L Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $73,027.09 Date 07/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KEVIN J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $73,027.08 Date 01/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INERNEY, LISA M Employer name Saratoga County Amount $73,026.70 Date 01/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGUILAR, GUILLERMO E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $73,026.35 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REM, TIMOTHY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $73,025.99 Date 07/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BESSEY, ADAM T Employer name Tioga County Amount $73,025.34 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIBLI, SYED T.A. Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $73,025.00 Date 08/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMELLARO, PETER JOSEPH Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $73,024.97 Date 05/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, FRANCINE C Employer name Westchester County Amount $73,024.74 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAZZAL, JOSEPH A Employer name Upper Mohawk Valley Water Bd Amount $73,024.64 Date 04/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSETT-NUNEZ, ELIZABETH D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $73,024.40 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALMIR, ANGELBERT Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $73,024.37 Date 07/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MARISA Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $73,023.75 Date 12/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CHAD R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $73,023.35 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAEGER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $73,023.34 Date 01/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIER, DALE A Employer name Oswego County Amount $73,023.31 Date 06/21/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHER, MARK A Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $73,022.66 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, SHAWN P Employer name Monroe County Amount $73,022.34 Date 08/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, THOMAS F Employer name City of Elmira Amount $73,022.20 Date 09/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RECORE, DOUGLAS J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $73,022.15 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSLER, KARI N Employer name Orange County Amount $73,022.10 Date 12/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENS, JOSEPH R Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $73,022.07 Date 07/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, ELIZABETH R Employer name Bethlehem Public Library Amount $73,022.02 Date 01/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWLING, PATRICK M Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,021.97 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, BRIAN K Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $73,021.89 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESLEY, JOSEPH P Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $73,021.27 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENROSE, PATRICIA A Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $73,021.05 Date 11/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPERT, MEREDITH E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $73,020.72 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JAMES G Employer name Dutchess County Amount $73,020.72 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, RAYMOND C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $73,020.39 Date 09/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASCOE, SUZANNE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $73,020.15 Date 01/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRUCINI, ZULMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $73,019.92 Date 11/27/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULLER, FRIEDRICH R Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $73,019.79 Date 08/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWITCHELL, BRIAN F, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $73,019.43 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTELLA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hornell Amount $73,018.56 Date 03/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, MARK A Employer name Town of Newburgh Amount $73,018.28 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLEY, SUZANNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $73,018.25 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERCHIA, GERIANNE S Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $73,018.04 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'REILLY, MICHAEL H Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $73,017.83 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELL, WILLIAM Employer name Chemung County Amount $73,017.15 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, NEIL B Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $73,016.93 Date 02/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, EDWARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $73,016.86 Date 07/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUARTE, PATRICIA J Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $73,016.64 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNDLE, RANDY C Employer name Westmoreland CSD Amount $73,016.45 Date 10/16/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPF, THOMAS P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $73,016.15 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAUNDRY, BRIAN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,016.02 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JOHN A, SR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $73,015.90 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System