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 NOEL, NATALIE C Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,606.39 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONRADT, MATTHEW J Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,606.30 Date 05/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCI, MATTHEW M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,606.27 Date 06/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VETTER, LAURA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,605.35 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYLER-SWYGERT, PAMELA A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,605.01 Date 12/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, KATHLEEN M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,604.92 Date 08/04/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIERO, MICHAEL D Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,604.85 Date 03/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HUNKER, GAIL Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $72,604.84 Date 12/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLER, MARK Employer name City of Port Jervis Amount $72,604.76 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPASPYROU, DANIELLE Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,604.73 Date 11/18/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSICH, THERESA Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $72,604.68 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUTER, KAREN L Employer name Sullivan County Swcd Amount $72,604.61 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, OPAL T Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $72,604.10 Date 04/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUBA, SARAH L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,603.98 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOS, JOEL T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,603.91 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, MARK J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,603.74 Date 08/31/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEBENHOVEN, LAURA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,603.56 Date 06/10/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENO, THOMAS A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $72,603.51 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNACKI, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Lancaster Amount $72,602.73 Date 04/09/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUACKENBUSH, LUKE J Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $72,601.89 Date 12/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPKES, WILLIAM J, III Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,601.50 Date 09/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADDER, JULIE A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,601.31 Date 12/03/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HYNES, KEVIN P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,601.02 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SHEILA M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,600.82 Date 01/27/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BILLINGS, STACY A Employer name Cortland County Amount $72,600.66 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTUS, NICOLE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,600.22 Date 04/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINEYRO, MARIA T Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,599.86 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUORNSKI, TYLER J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $72,599.68 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRATT, BERNARD R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,599.62 Date 05/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARRAGHER, DEIRDRE A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,599.38 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESHAIES, KIRK M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,599.24 Date 03/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $72,599.11 Date 02/20/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, PAIGE C Employer name Jefferson County Amount $72,599.06 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, JAMES G Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $72,598.86 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, JASON C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,598.84 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, CARLOS M Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $72,598.78 Date 01/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOEFFLER, MICHAEL G Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,598.78 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSCHILLA, JAMES E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,598.78 Date 11/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRIEL, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,598.50 Date 07/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DELANEY, TIMOTHY S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,598.42 Date 03/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTA, ANDREW D Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,597.88 Date 01/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAD, ANDREW K Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,597.88 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUOCOLO, KIMBERLY K Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,597.87 Date 06/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JOHN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,597.79 Date 02/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIESER, KEVIN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,597.65 Date 11/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, SUZANNE M Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $72,597.15 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTYMOWYCZ, LISA A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,597.04 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRYANT, GEORGE A Employer name City of Salamanca Amount $72,596.37 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARBARINO, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,596.22 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UBLACKER, CARL G Employer name Department of State Amount $72,595.97 Date 09/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRWAN, MATTHEW M Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,595.84 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RIZZO, LINDA Employer name Erie County Amount $72,595.69 Date 01/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THUMEN, ADAM H Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,595.58 Date 01/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHELBY, ANDREW J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,595.52 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAHY, ELIZABETH A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,595.36 Date 03/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DONNA Employer name Wyandanch UFSD Amount $72,595.36 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSNER, DANIEL L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,595.31 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUADAGNOLO, MARTHA K Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $72,595.24 Date 12/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEHM-JORDAN, BARBARA A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,594.84 Date 08/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JOSEPH M Employer name Garden City Pk Fire & Water Dist Amount $72,594.67 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUFFA, BRADLEY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,594.51 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NELSON, JAMES M, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,593.80 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COVEY, SCOTT D Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,593.26 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINKOSKI RACHAEL, C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,593.13 Date 06/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DERMOTT, FRANK J Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $72,592.53 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASS, EDWARD F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,592.43 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTIVEGNA, ROBERT Employer name Rocky Point Fire District Amount $72,592.28 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LISLE, ANITA J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,591.88 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORI, TERRILYN Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $72,591.33 Date 02/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, FERNANDO M Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,590.55 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGSWORTH, ERSELYNE V Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,590.26 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINEZ, JESUS Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,590.26 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALEY, RITA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,590.26 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALDRON, ODESSA N Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $72,590.26 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARENO, MICHAEL C Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,590.25 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, BRIAN T Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $72,589.98 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBACH, GRACE E Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,589.55 Date 11/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, KEVIN P Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,589.36 Date 11/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLTMAN, KIM M Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $72,589.34 Date 11/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIGHTON, BRYAN P Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,589.26 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROPPO, ANTONINO Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,589.15 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, DENNIS A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,589.03 Date 05/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDELE, SARA B Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,588.63 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, MARIE G Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,588.56 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINCLAIR, EARL F Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $72,588.07 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERL, JEFFREY E Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,587.90 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATE, SARLYN Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $72,587.37 Date 03/17/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TARA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,587.19 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW P Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,587.13 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, KYLE C Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,587.10 Date 09/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WURZBURG, DAVID S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $72,586.94 Date 03/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALTESE, ROSEANN J Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,586.31 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LURLENE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,586.02 Date 06/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUST, CATHLEEN M Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $72,586.00 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFFER, GARY E, JR Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,585.97 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURST, DAVID M Employer name Village of Highland Falls Amount $72,585.83 Date 07/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSANTILAS, WILLIAM C Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,585.76 Date 08/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHASE, ROBIN J Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $72,585.74 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DANNY J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,585.67 Date 03/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUAREZ, JACQUELINE E Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,585.15 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System