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 CASSARO, MARGARET Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,824.08 Date 05/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, DAMARI Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWITT, RICHARD M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 09/21/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, JEANETTE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 05/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, ROSS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 09/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTIGLIANO, VINCENT Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, DENISE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 07/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCELLATO, JOANNA Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 09/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLUCCIO, DONNA M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 07/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS-SANDERS, ANDREA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 09/27/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA D Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 11/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, JOYCE M Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 11/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYNNE, JOHN C Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, KAREN A Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,824.08 Date 06/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPOLEON, ADELE F Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 12/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-BASIT, TERESA Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 07/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKES, MAGDALINE A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 10/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, MELANIE M Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, MIRIAM Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFLORE, ANIBERKA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, MILDRED Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 10/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, NANCY Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 03/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTIAGO, LOIDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,824.08 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, ANNIE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,824.08 Date 08/16/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOEL, BEATRICE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,824.08 Date 10/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANNOT, CAROLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,823.70 Date 02/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKHART, MICHAEL W Employer name NYS Teachers Retirement System Amount $72,821.79 Date 11/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, JEFFREY P Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,821.63 Date 12/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, MICHAEL V Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,821.45 Date 09/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROESER, CORRIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,821.08 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELEDON, NICOLE A Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $72,821.04 Date 04/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMER, JOHN J Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $72,820.97 Date 10/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARAMO, ELIZABETH Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,820.81 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLIPPEL, RUSSELL D Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $72,820.78 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEPHAN, ROBERT L, JR Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $72,820.70 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, SHELDON H Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,820.39 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENNELLS, MATTHEW C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,820.21 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, JOSEPH D Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,820.03 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, MELANIE A Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $72,820.00 Date 08/03/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELVILLE, SHEILA A Employer name Saugerties CSD Amount $72,820.00 Date 01/09/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METELLUS, JEAN YVES Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $72,819.72 Date 09/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTOS, FRANK R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $72,819.20 Date 02/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANON, JANET M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,819.11 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCAS, LYNN M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $72,819.05 Date 08/10/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRYMAN, COLE J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,818.38 Date 07/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, BETTY A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,818.05 Date 06/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KHANII KEVII, ZHANIIZHA E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,817.86 Date 06/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WUNNER, THERESA C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,817.79 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, KAREN D Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,817.49 Date 06/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSEK, PAUL R Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,817.23 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, OCTAVION J Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,816.97 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMMERS, EVA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,816.12 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBI, NGOZI Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,815.55 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIN, CAREY A Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,815.38 Date 04/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUNDE, ROLF A Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $72,815.32 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUSTRINELLI, ADAM M Employer name Town of Geddes Amount $72,814.87 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FERREMI, SUZANNE L Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $72,814.68 Date 07/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMEO, JOSEPH Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $72,814.41 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, HAROLD S Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,813.97 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAKLAND, MICHAEL W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,813.85 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, JAMES F Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,813.01 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COELHO, FRANCISCO Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,812.71 Date 12/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, ROYDEN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $72,812.02 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOULERMOS, PETER Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $72,811.61 Date 10/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, TERRENCE W Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,811.53 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KERI A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,811.24 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARRICHIO, JAMIE V Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $72,810.90 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCDONOUGH, MICHAEL J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,810.72 Date 10/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOEHM, ALLISON D Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,810.68 Date 02/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, RICHARD S, JR Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,810.66 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEARS, BRENDA Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,810.02 Date 02/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAGUARDIA, RALPH, III Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $72,809.90 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBERTS, GINA M Employer name Kings Park CSD Amount $72,809.64 Date 05/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL R Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $72,809.11 Date 09/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULKOW, DOREEN L Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $72,809.09 Date 12/19/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, JACINTH R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,808.94 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRIGNANI, LEAH M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,807.89 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIELDS, LINDA M Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,807.68 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARE, TEMIDAYO M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,807.50 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZACZKA, JOHN M Employer name Erie County Amount $72,807.44 Date 02/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENEGHAN, JILL A Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,806.82 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, KAREN A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,806.24 Date 11/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIS, JAMES P Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,805.70 Date 10/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERNA, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,805.60 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, TAMEEKA L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,805.57 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOOKS, BRENDON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,805.21 Date 07/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLINGHAST, LOUIS E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,804.98 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISTLER, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $72,804.91 Date 08/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKOW, PRISCILLA J Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $72,804.85 Date 02/28/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MELISSA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,804.79 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN-MAYO, JACQUELINE S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,804.68 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CSENGE, AMY Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $72,804.54 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILBUR, ZACHARY D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,804.34 Date 11/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDLEY-FISHER, LOUIS D Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,803.80 Date 11/25/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVEDISIAN, SCOTT A Employer name Ontario County Amount $72,803.62 Date 06/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROINI, CASSANDRA E Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $72,803.22 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARL, GARY A Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $72,803.03 Date 12/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NECHES, ALISSA Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,802.98 Date 11/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHANEY BARNETT, SHELLY-ANN L Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,802.79 Date 03/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVINE, KAREN A Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $72,802.78 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System