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 SHAFFER, JEAN Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,449.06 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKE, CHERYL A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,448.71 Date 10/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VINGO, NICOLE Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,448.58 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPLAN, JODI B Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $72,448.35 Date 02/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAY, DONNA J Employer name Education Department Amount $72,448.34 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMEN, LAUREN A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,448.11 Date 10/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIZZARRO, BERTHA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,447.92 Date 05/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEPULVEDA, JEREMY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,447.82 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TIER, NICOLAS A Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $72,447.80 Date 02/28/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUMAR, ASHISH Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $72,446.64 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, JASON J Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,446.30 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KORPANTY, KAREN K Employer name Erie County Amount $72,446.19 Date 03/06/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, JEFFREY R Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,446.12 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURETON, MICHELLE L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,446.10 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, COLBY L Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $72,446.06 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOSHUA D Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,446.04 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DANIEL A Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,445.97 Date 04/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMPLEY, LAWYER GREGORY Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,445.93 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, DANIEL P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,445.74 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, DIANA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,445.60 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, GERARD M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,445.55 Date 02/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GENNARO, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,445.01 Date 08/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, MARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,444.85 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOWNEY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,444.82 Date 08/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZACH, ROBERT D Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,444.67 Date 11/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, JOHN J Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $72,444.65 Date 02/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, MARSHAL T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE BELLO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICKERSON, ELAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORELLO, ANGELA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMEISTER, MICHAEL Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 11/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSONBAUGH, KATHLEEN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 09/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAELIN, CATHERINE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIMBACH, CHRISTIAN W Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 05/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GIBNEY, SUSAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY-HOON, SEEMA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 07/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTOLO, DARLENE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEELE, MICHELE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRONG, JAMES M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, JANIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.20 Date 09/26/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AEBISHER, DONNA R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 01/25/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLORIO, DIANE J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, CHRISTINE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 06/21/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTSCH, DIANA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EBERL, DEBRA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBO-YZAGUIRRE, SUSAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, JANIS Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 06/14/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JAIMEE A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOTAN, PATRICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAKE, DANIEL D, III Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, GINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POACH, HEATHER Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLASKI, KRISTINE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 04/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPELLMAN, VALERIE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINSTEIN, LORI Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,444.00 Date 03/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, TIMOTHY Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,443.26 Date 08/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SATTERLEE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $72,442.68 Date 11/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMING, SHARON L Employer name Livingston County Amount $72,442.58 Date 05/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LLANOS, FELIX Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $72,442.47 Date 09/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FORGE, SHANE L Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,442.15 Date 06/29/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHIPINTI, ANDREA V Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,441.69 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, NICOLE R Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,441.02 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTOUN, AIDA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,441.01 Date 02/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTERS, RICHARD C Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,440.65 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WARREN Employer name Riverhead Sewer District Amount $72,440.49 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, BRIAN K Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,440.42 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIOR, MICHELE P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,440.22 Date 08/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZERES, MICHELE Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,440.14 Date 08/27/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPLIN, MARGARET T Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,439.83 Date 06/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASPINA, LINDA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,439.72 Date 10/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, ANDREW D Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,439.48 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGANTI, MICHAEL R Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $72,438.85 Date 07/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BIGSBY, MELINDA J Employer name W NY Veterans Home at Batavia Amount $72,438.59 Date 10/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOOPMAN, MARYANN Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,438.48 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, WILFREDO Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $72,438.15 Date 12/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMERLING, DEBORAH A Employer name Columbia County Amount $72,438.09 Date 11/03/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PETER M Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,437.91 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWENSTEIN, MATTHEW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $72,437.85 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFFY, THOMAS L Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $72,437.72 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CREAN, MARY B Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $72,437.70 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPUTO, FRANK G Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,437.68 Date 03/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, PATRICIA Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $72,437.30 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMIDT, KATHERINE M Employer name Orange County Amount $72,437.28 Date 08/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANNA, WILLIAM A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,437.27 Date 12/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, PATTI M Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,437.26 Date 02/12/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINI, SHARON L Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,436.18 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LAUREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,436.17 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUP, COLIN J Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $72,436.04 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASZA, KATHRYN L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,436.04 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZGRABLIC, FRANK A Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $72,435.52 Date 05/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, ANDRE T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,434.27 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NORTON, MARY TERESE Employer name East Irondequoit CSD Amount $72,434.15 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANIFF, BIBI K Employer name Empire State Development Corp. Amount $72,434.10 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIS, BISMARK A Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,433.85 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLOP, SABRINA Employer name Education Department Amount $72,433.81 Date 12/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, DAWN E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,433.74 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSNER, SUSAN G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,433.68 Date 07/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIPI, PETER J Employer name Erie County Amount $72,433.06 Date 07/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUHR, MICHAEL P Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $72,432.88 Date 10/22/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, MICHAEL F Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,432.80 Date 03/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System