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 HOLSGROVE, THERESA A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,432.55 Date 12/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADY, PATRICK D Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,432.53 Date 05/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVAS-WILLIAMS, JAIME Employer name NYS Assembly - Members Amount $72,432.21 Date 12/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, GEORGE W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,432.12 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WYATT, JIM O Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,432.02 Date 01/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, KERRI E Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,431.87 Date 11/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, HEATHER L Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,431.83 Date 11/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ROSA, SAMUEL J Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,431.48 Date 11/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROCCIA, VIVIAN G Employer name Blind Brook-Rye UFSD Amount $72,431.28 Date 04/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALBFELL, NANCI P Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,430.85 Date 03/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, TRACY L Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $72,430.76 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEHAN, DONALD J Employer name Steuben County Amount $72,430.72 Date 04/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LINDA D Employer name Copake-Taconic Hills CSD Amount $72,430.48 Date 08/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEGARTY, PATRICK F Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,430.29 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFILO, WILLIAM J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,430.20 Date 10/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISE, MICHAEL J Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,430.14 Date 12/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIN, CELESTE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,430.10 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, JOSEPH A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $72,430.03 Date 03/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LI, YI CHUN Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $72,429.71 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, DEBORAH J Employer name Education Department Amount $72,429.34 Date 11/18/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERR, STEVEN Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $72,429.20 Date 11/14/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIGLIANO, MARIE C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,429.19 Date 09/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNUZZI-DE VITO, JOANNA M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,429.00 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FOLKS, CLAUDINE V Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $72,428.87 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFALDO, ANDREW N Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,428.40 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENCH, JENNIFER Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,428.30 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, GARY S Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,428.04 Date 04/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, JOSHUA Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $72,427.65 Date 07/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOPPES, AUGUST M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,427.05 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, BYRON W Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,426.78 Date 07/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GREGA, THOMAS A Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,426.55 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHER, MARION Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,426.33 Date 06/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, LORNA C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,426.33 Date 01/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YATES, RALPH O Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,426.33 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARUSILLO, PHYLLIS G Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,426.33 Date 01/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, MARY P Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,426.33 Date 10/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARISMENDEZ, PAMELA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $72,426.33 Date 02/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EDWIN Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $72,426.33 Date 04/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNEY, BLANCHE E Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $72,426.33 Date 12/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANCRUM, JAYNE M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $72,426.33 Date 07/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULE, DIANE L Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $72,426.33 Date 01/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERNON, YVONNE I Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $72,426.33 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPARELIA, KARIN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,426.22 Date 02/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,426.15 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, DEOWATTIE Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $72,425.74 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEERFIELD, CASSANDRA T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,425.58 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWLES, PEGGY S Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,425.43 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOWINSKI, STACEY M Employer name Erie County Amount $72,425.11 Date 07/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRUGIA, LENA Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $72,425.03 Date 12/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIBER, ESTHER V Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $72,425.00 Date 11/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDO, TRACY J Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,424.97 Date 01/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HWANG, YOO RI Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,424.95 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, DONNA M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,424.76 Date 12/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRICCA, GREGG W Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $72,424.23 Date 02/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINTANA, IRINA R Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,424.06 Date 12/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, JOHN N, JR Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $72,423.60 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOSCINO, PAUL A Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $72,423.53 Date 07/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ANTOINETTE D Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $72,422.50 Date 04/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNARD, JON K Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $72,421.78 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, SEAN Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $72,421.65 Date 12/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, JAMES R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $72,421.60 Date 12/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, WENTWORTH N Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $72,421.18 Date 06/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARSCH, MARK W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,421.06 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRIS, ANDREW M Employer name City of Rye Amount $72,420.93 Date 11/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWERS, MARK P Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,420.79 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPA RUNFOLA, DONATELLA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,419.68 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUGO, MARGARITA Employer name NYC Judges Amount $72,419.68 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLOCCO, DEANA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,419.68 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREA, ELIZABETH Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,419.68 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFRIES, BARRIE L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,419.68 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATITUCCI, SHIRLEY Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,419.68 Date 10/10/1968 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $72,419.51 Date 10/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMSEY, DAVID A Employer name Wyoming County Amount $72,419.00 Date 08/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUFFARD, RYAN J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,418.92 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAHENSKY, BARBARA A Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $72,418.10 Date 05/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, DOMINICK Employer name Town of Haverstraw Amount $72,417.65 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUEGER, LINDA M Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $72,417.35 Date 09/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, WALTER A Employer name Hastings-On-Hudson UFSD Amount $72,417.34 Date 04/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CASEY A Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,417.32 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORETTI, JOSEPH R, JR Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $72,417.32 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MULLEN-SMITH, KERRIE A Employer name Riverhead Free Library Amount $72,417.16 Date 10/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSO, LAURIE A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $72,416.29 Date 10/08/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHICKLE, LISA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,416.14 Date 01/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRIGHT, ADAM J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,416.14 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODEVE, SEAN G Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $72,415.95 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GRANIELA, NATHANIEL S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,415.82 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURZLAFF, KARI E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,415.75 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAILSFORD, JAMEL Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $72,415.53 Date 04/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNFORD, SUE ANN Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,414.74 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO-PELLICCI, SALLY ANN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $72,414.72 Date 11/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHER, LUIS R Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,414.70 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CARLO, DOMINICK N Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,414.30 Date 03/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEDLACK, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,414.29 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULTZ, DAVID G Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,412.85 Date 12/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARREN, MARION M Employer name Selden Fire District Amount $72,412.58 Date 09/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZRAN, MIKHAIL Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $72,412.47 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEVLIN, MARK F Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,412.26 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSEK, AMANDA C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,411.85 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FRANCA, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Greece Amount $72,411.74 Date 10/11/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLSWORTH, MARK A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,410.94 Date 02/24/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System