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 ARMSTRONG, TONY R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,476.32 Date 05/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLOSKEY, ANTOINETTE D Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $72,476.02 Date 01/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKEVICS, LIZABETH A Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,475.52 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRA, MICHAEL Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $72,475.43 Date 03/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUGHLIN, JOSEPH M Employer name Albany County Amount $72,475.42 Date 07/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, MARIA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,475.37 Date 01/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTISTA-FERRETTI, LORRAINE A Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $72,474.68 Date 11/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODMAN, ROSE A Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $72,474.25 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTERA, MARIE T Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $72,474.15 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, ROBERT A Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,473.81 Date 11/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALONE, RAYMOND Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,473.76 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIL, BARRY Employer name Great Neck Library Amount $72,472.91 Date 11/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRISON, KATRINA V Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $72,472.88 Date 12/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERLIZZI, LISA Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,471.78 Date 09/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MAYRA Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $72,471.39 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ROSILY B Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,471.38 Date 11/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OBRIEN, NANCY A Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,471.21 Date 04/02/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEBONIS, DANIEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,470.99 Date 09/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTINE, EDWARD L, III Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,470.96 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, SCOTT J Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $72,470.40 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUTZ, GARRISON G Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $72,470.40 Date 11/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEMAN, FRANCIS E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,470.32 Date 08/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, WILLIAM F Employer name Erie County Amount $72,469.47 Date 07/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSO, AILEEN Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $72,469.38 Date 01/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERKENS, STEVEN R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,468.97 Date 06/06/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOEHLE, KATIE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,468.97 Date 07/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GONIGAL, JAMES E Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $72,468.96 Date 09/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANKINS, MAURICE J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,468.25 Date 05/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVER, JUDY L Employer name Yates County Amount $72,467.82 Date 03/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORTEL, TYLER J Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,467.27 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORA, FELIX M Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $72,466.94 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN ALLEN, HOLLY D Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $72,466.73 Date 09/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, JAMES H Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,466.65 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALONEY, MICHELE D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,465.94 Date 10/27/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONYECHE, CHIJIOKE K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,465.79 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEROLLA, GERARD R Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $72,464.79 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESKO, MICHELLE L Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,464.59 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAHLES, ROGER W, JR Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,464.25 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTOO, JOSEPHINE Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $72,463.99 Date 08/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CATHERINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,463.98 Date 07/08/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUPE, KENDRA R Employer name Little Falls-City School Dist Amount $72,463.98 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEAVER, SCOTT D Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,463.32 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILLOU, JASON M Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,463.08 Date 08/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTIN, JAMIE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,461.47 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOOD, ELIZABETH A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,461.12 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYONS, SEAN A Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,461.08 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMAN, ANN R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,460.89 Date 04/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOHAR-NOAM, SUSAN F Employer name Rochester School For Deaf Amount $72,460.57 Date 03/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTWORA, ALICE L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,460.05 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, ROBERT K Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $72,459.90 Date 06/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GARRETT, CARLTON R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,459.71 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, ELMA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,459.56 Date 12/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARND, ROBERT W Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,459.40 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARROYO, DIONEL Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,458.85 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARRETTA, VINCENT J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,458.84 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ROBERT E Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $72,458.61 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEFFLER, MICHELLE M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $72,458.58 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLADINO, INEZ M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $72,458.58 Date 01/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THIEME, CODY J Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,458.58 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAVERY, DARBY A Employer name Allegany County Amount $72,458.32 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABLE, ADRIENNE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,458.28 Date 11/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELWORM, KIM Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $72,458.23 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, VICTORIA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,457.89 Date 05/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTAVIANO, SUSAN M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,457.89 Date 03/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELA, MARK R Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,457.58 Date 04/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CABE, CRAIG E Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,456.92 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARNEY, MARY ELLEN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,456.90 Date 03/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, CHARLES F Employer name Harborfields CSD of Greenlawn Amount $72,456.53 Date 12/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTENSON, FRANK J Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $72,455.80 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIALIZ, HARRY M Employer name Rockland County Amount $72,455.73 Date 08/22/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTINGTON, CAITLIN Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,455.06 Date 02/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, DONNA Employer name Tompkins County Amount $72,454.95 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTA, DIANE Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,454.82 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTE, WINSTON L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $72,454.73 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORHAM, RONALD D Employer name So Glens Falls CSD Amount $72,454.68 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, JOSEPH D, JR Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,454.45 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JAMES M, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,454.37 Date 11/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLAZER, GEORGE F Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $72,454.12 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLADAY, NICHOLAS B Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,453.84 Date 02/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, JUDENE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,453.68 Date 11/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERNER, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,453.35 Date 08/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIMMEL, MICHAEL R Employer name Sherman CSD Amount $72,453.23 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, IRIALIS U Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,452.99 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, RUBY J Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,452.67 Date 09/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELUCA, SUSAN S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,452.67 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, MICHAEL Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,452.65 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERWILLIGER, JAMES T Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,452.59 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORE, FRANCIS G Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,452.58 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMPKINS, ALFRED W, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,452.49 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GETTY, CHARLES R, JR Employer name Hamilton County Amount $72,451.54 Date 11/10/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAILLE, NICHOLAS R Employer name Warren County Amount $72,451.27 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ALLISTER, GERTRUDE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,450.73 Date 02/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, FELICIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,450.60 Date 01/21/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, STACI L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,450.43 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JAMES D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,450.36 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, ROSEANNE E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,450.07 Date 04/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMPLE, JESSICA K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,449.94 Date 12/31/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANN, JENNIFER V Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,449.88 Date 11/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, MICHAEL J Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $72,449.76 Date 06/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORNEK, GINA Employer name Orange County Amount $72,449.72 Date 03/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System