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 WALSH, FRANCES A Employer name Executive Chamber Amount $72,680.35 Date 07/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IACAMPO, PATRICIA A Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,680.26 Date 09/05/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCO, JANINE J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,680.24 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLOR, J SCOTT Employer name Brighton Fire Dist Amount $72,680.02 Date 05/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, ROXANN E Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,679.88 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, JOSEPHINE A Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $72,679.86 Date 08/29/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETTAL, ANN M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,679.54 Date 02/08/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO-SANTOS, MICHELLE J Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,678.70 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNTZ, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Hudson Amount $72,678.70 Date 06/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODWARD, DARYL C Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $72,678.26 Date 08/31/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARRY, BETH Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,678.21 Date 07/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, DAVID A Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,678.07 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TINSLEY, ANNE Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $72,678.00 Date 08/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELDON, EARL J Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,677.53 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FRANCIS, ANGIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,677.27 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVEARI, ROSANNA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,677.01 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALB, THERESIA A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,676.30 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSER, KATHARINE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,676.12 Date 05/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINATO, JOHN Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $72,676.11 Date 01/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANIGAN, KATHLEEN J Employer name Albany County Amount $72,676.07 Date 06/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RECINOS, JOSE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,675.95 Date 09/08/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETTE, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,675.79 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JONES, BRYAN S Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $72,675.65 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, JOHN A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,675.64 Date 12/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABREU, NIDIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,675.40 Date 08/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKISON, LISA A Employer name Boces-Wayne Finger Lakes Amount $72,675.33 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAGNITTI, RICHARD D Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $72,675.30 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECH, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,675.21 Date 07/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, TREVOR F Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,675.15 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, LAURA M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $72,674.91 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, GREGORY D Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $72,674.46 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMBECK, HAROLD W, JR Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,674.06 Date 11/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMOND, JEFFREY D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,673.90 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDERO, ANGEL L, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,673.39 Date 08/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, CHARLES M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,673.21 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, CYNTHIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,673.20 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, KISHA J Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,673.07 Date 08/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, TANISHA L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,672.75 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, LOUIS M Employer name City of Utica Amount $72,672.31 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PORLIER, MATTHEW J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,672.26 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, JAMES D Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $72,672.19 Date 02/17/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, WILLIAM P Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,672.14 Date 08/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, DEDRA E Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,671.86 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZURLANIS, THOMAS S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $72,671.50 Date 03/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JAMIE L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,671.34 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN SCOY, DAVID G, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,671.31 Date 09/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVERDALE, JASON R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,671.27 Date 06/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, HEATHER G Employer name Erie County Amount $72,671.05 Date 02/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFENDLER, RODNEY T Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,670.71 Date 08/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBOSKI, JOAN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,670.30 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATY, REBECCA M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,670.19 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORDISCO, SHELLI L Employer name Broome County Amount $72,670.12 Date 07/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, ISAAC Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $72,669.47 Date 06/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, DEBRA J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $72,669.45 Date 11/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULSE, SHELDON G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,669.40 Date 05/16/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMENAR, PAUL J Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,669.27 Date 02/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASSENMAYER, DEAN E Employer name Town of Mount Hope Amount $72,668.60 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, MARION Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,668.58 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAEFNER, LORI J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,667.88 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BULERA, BRIAN P Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,667.80 Date 01/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NAHAM, STEPHEN TROY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,667.66 Date 06/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRAZIER, KEVIN O Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,667.45 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLSON, RANDALL D Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,667.18 Date 07/20/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSS, MARY A Employer name Long Beach Public Library Amount $72,665.73 Date 04/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUHMEL, SCOTT J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $72,665.44 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRIMALDI, RICHARD M Employer name Warren County Amount $72,665.24 Date 07/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNDON, WILLIAM J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,665.13 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, AUDREY L Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,664.99 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIQUEZ, MICHELLE M Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,664.79 Date 01/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, JOHN P Employer name Orange County Amount $72,664.46 Date 03/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTI, CATHRINE A Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $72,664.46 Date 04/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TINA J Employer name Boces-Jeff'son Lewis Hamilton Amount $72,664.08 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUNG, AYE A T Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,663.41 Date 07/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, JAMES W Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,663.22 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONLON, ROBERT R Employer name Albany County Amount $72,662.82 Date 09/14/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, KRISTIN L Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,662.52 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, MICHAEL J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,661.70 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, JAMES C Employer name Middle Country Public Library Amount $72,661.49 Date 09/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGARDUS, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,661.39 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANKS, ADELE M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,661.16 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, CAROLYN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,660.92 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTALURI, SWETHA Employer name Education Department Amount $72,660.81 Date 09/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIVINS, WILLIAM Employer name Liberty CSD Amount $72,660.50 Date 12/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKOTH, DAVID Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,660.33 Date 11/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRAUSS, CATHY F Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $72,659.33 Date 06/05/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICENTE, GEORGE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,659.06 Date 06/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, THOMAS J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,658.71 Date 06/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULAKOWSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,658.35 Date 09/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JAIME R Employer name Village of Monroe Amount $72,658.31 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMIREZ, ALYSSA Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,658.14 Date 04/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISSNER, PAUL S Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $72,658.10 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIUTI, CRYSTAL R Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,658.02 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC WHORTER, MICHAEL Employer name Washington County Amount $72,657.83 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAD, KIMBERLY A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,657.62 Date 02/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JEREMY S Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,656.98 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUROVICH, KIM C Employer name Erie County Amount $72,656.87 Date 12/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAFEE, AMANDA M Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,656.53 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, STACEY R Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,656.35 Date 10/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEHER, CATHY L Employer name Gloversville City School Dist Amount $72,656.06 Date 01/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERKO, DAVID M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,655.91 Date 05/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System