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 ODERA, OMONDI Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,410.83 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALABRESE, ALICE M Employer name East Rockaway UFSD Amount $72,410.34 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LESLIE E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,409.80 Date 12/17/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZICH, DANIELLE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,409.80 Date 02/18/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERZIAN, JOHN V Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,409.64 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RYAN, MICHAEL T Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,409.42 Date 04/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOCH, CARL S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,409.22 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, BECKY L Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,409.10 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, BETHANY U Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,408.90 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, R PETER Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $72,408.88 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, JEFFREY J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $72,408.82 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KUZIO, KAREN M Employer name Village of Briarcliff Manor Amount $72,408.73 Date 06/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUCILE, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $72,408.38 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLIE, MICHAEL F Employer name Warren County Amount $72,408.21 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, CARRIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,408.19 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRITZ, KAREN F Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,407.97 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, PHANAJA D Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $72,407.94 Date 09/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOVACK, CAROL J Employer name Columbia County Amount $72,407.73 Date 10/24/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDEAU, DANIEL O, JR Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,407.21 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIES, GARETH M Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $72,407.10 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CLARY, JEFFREY G Employer name Fulton County Amount $72,406.99 Date 09/30/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITA, KEVIN A Employer name Albany County Amount $72,406.62 Date 02/26/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGDON, RICHARD A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,405.97 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CASSANDRA Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $72,405.84 Date 01/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACOFF, JAMIE L Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,405.43 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, CARMELO J Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,405.27 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARLIER, PHILIP J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,405.18 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TKACHYK, ANN Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $72,405.17 Date 01/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, RICHARD B Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,404.91 Date 07/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANTALOS, DEAN Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $72,404.74 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, NINA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,404.63 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTI, JAMES P Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,404.38 Date 10/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, WINSTON O, JR Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,404.38 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIPRIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $72,404.05 Date 05/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYCOX, JESSE W Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,403.77 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATZ, FRANK J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,403.64 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTOBELLI, JOSETTE A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $72,403.56 Date 10/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIDDIO, CYNTHIA A Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $72,403.56 Date 05/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Court of Claims Amount $72,403.56 Date 10/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, LINDA J Employer name Court of Claims Amount $72,403.56 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOLD, MARION B Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $72,403.56 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIOTT, CANDACE P Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRACKEN, MARIJANE E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SBARRA, JANE M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARAS, SHARLENE C Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINER, DONNA M Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 09/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, POLLY S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 03/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTINI, CYNTHIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, MELISSA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 12/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLARD, CRYSTAL R Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 04/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLISON, ANTONIA Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, AMY Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 06/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, GAIL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRO, BEVERLY C Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC INTYRE, NADINE J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 09/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOTO, LYDIA V Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,403.56 Date 08/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOZEK, KATHRYN Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEYO, DIANE K Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODY, DEBORAH J Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 09/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESTRE, ANA L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METZ, ANN M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 05/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, CYNTHIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 11/13/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRI, MELISSA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORREY, DEBRA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 09/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARCUP, TERESA M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILD, CYNTHIA A Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,403.56 Date 01/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREYFUS, KURT Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $72,403.47 Date 10/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKINGER, RICHARD W, JR Employer name Bohemia Fire District Amount $72,403.03 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRENCH, DONOVAN Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $72,403.01 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST PIERRE, EDWINA M Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,402.91 Date 05/22/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS-ALLEN, MARION Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,402.77 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLSON, VALERIE A Employer name Boces-Tompkins Seneca Tioga Amount $72,402.72 Date 04/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, FRANKLIN J, JR Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $72,402.56 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, RAFAEL Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $72,402.17 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEUSCHKE, BERNADETTE V Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $72,402.09 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAMER, MATTHEW K Employer name Town of Mt Pleasant Amount $72,401.97 Date 08/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, PAUL B, III Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,401.81 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHUFELT, CRAIG L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $72,401.74 Date 10/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANO, DANIEL F Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $72,401.73 Date 04/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORREALE, STEPHEN M Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $72,401.71 Date 01/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WIDEMAN, CAROLYN E Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $72,401.65 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLISTON, WILTON E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,401.47 Date 11/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADU, IOANA Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,400.93 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RISCH, LINDA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,400.88 Date 11/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZIARZ-ISLEMAN, ELIZABETH Employer name Farmingdale UFSD Amount $72,400.77 Date 11/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, CARLI M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,400.52 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOS, DENISE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,399.65 Date 05/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, MARY E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,399.60 Date 07/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAYBURN, JASON A Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,399.33 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIEDMAN, ERIK D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,398.90 Date 10/27/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUCKY, JANICE M Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $72,398.77 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURBELO, RUBEN Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $72,398.67 Date 03/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASCAK, JONATHAN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,398.46 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPPE, CATHERINE M Employer name Taconic St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,398.18 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTLY, AMANDA S Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $72,397.75 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DEBORAH Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,397.70 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAVACKI, JOHN H Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,397.54 Date 03/31/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MILLAN, JAMES E Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $72,397.54 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JOSHUA E Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,397.48 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System