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 BARNWELL, DESSIMA S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,355.12 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHAFER, CHRISTA M Employer name Delaware County Amount $72,354.96 Date 11/02/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAME, TRISTA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,354.82 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, ROBERT D Employer name Town of Vestal Amount $72,354.35 Date 08/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORNIER, HECTOR L Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $72,354.25 Date 10/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAUB, SHARON L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,354.11 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVO, CONNIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,353.99 Date 03/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOGA, JEFFREY L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,352.47 Date 09/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JENNIFER J Employer name Elmira Urban Renewal Agcy Amount $72,352.25 Date 05/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, REBEKKAH S Employer name Mid Hudson Library System Amount $72,352.24 Date 04/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNUTOWICZ, STANLEY T, JR Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,351.84 Date 08/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOHLRAB, PAUL J Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,351.67 Date 11/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEALY, PATRICK E Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,351.62 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, PATRICIA K Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $72,351.62 Date 04/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDEBURG, SUZETTE M Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $72,351.28 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERSONIUS, TERESA A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,351.20 Date 02/20/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBRE, TASHA H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,350.83 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JASSEN F Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,350.76 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAZIO, DARRELL J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $72,350.58 Date 04/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, SYLVESTER T Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,350.24 Date 03/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINO, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Village of Washingtonville Amount $72,350.04 Date 07/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, EDNA C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,349.92 Date 04/27/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNAK, MICHAEL T Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,349.64 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, ROBIN B Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,348.35 Date 07/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENICK, JEANETTE S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,348.03 Date 04/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORADIN, NANCY R Employer name Westchester Library System Amount $72,347.66 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSO, LAURA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,347.00 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISK, SUZANNE F Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,346.77 Date 06/24/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLETON, STEVEN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,346.25 Date 02/17/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSASCO, MICHAEL P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,345.96 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONTOLI, LINDA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $72,345.81 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALOSKI, ADAM C Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,345.65 Date 02/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDEAU, DAVID L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,345.45 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, LAURIE Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,344.92 Date 01/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUMONT, ROSS A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,344.35 Date 10/21/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICKERS, JUSTIN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,344.12 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, RONDA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,343.73 Date 10/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHN, BRYAN L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,343.41 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, FRANCIS C, JR Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,343.35 Date 02/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNING, SCOTT D Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,342.94 Date 07/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEPKOWSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,342.94 Date 12/28/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONIS, PAULA M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $72,342.74 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, DEBORAH A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,341.75 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEGRETTI, ROBERT C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,341.67 Date 07/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBLE, JONATHAN B Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,341.59 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIUNTA, LAURA J Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $72,341.56 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEICHER, ERIK A Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,341.54 Date 12/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, GARY Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $72,341.39 Date 01/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, ANDREW T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,340.93 Date 05/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHROEDER, MARY JANE G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,340.90 Date 11/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, STEPHAN A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $72,340.45 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINZIG, DAVID E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,339.95 Date 06/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANZOVINO, BRIAN J Employer name Village of Sleepy Hollow Amount $72,339.54 Date 10/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, GENESE C Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,339.42 Date 11/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALDONADO, MELONE Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,339.42 Date 04/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONAVENTURA, FRANK J Employer name East Islip UFSD Amount $72,339.25 Date 02/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTON, SETH A Employer name Canisteo-Greenwood CSD Amount $72,339.21 Date 07/14/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOBDELL, JAMES E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,339.03 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERRA, JEANNINE M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,338.85 Date 11/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGNELL, DOLORES J Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,338.85 Date 03/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTMAN, SUSAN E Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $72,338.82 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAMPNICH, AUGUSTUS J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,338.67 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, MARIA C Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,338.34 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, VENITA A Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $72,338.04 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNIS, ROBERT V Employer name Medina CSD Amount $72,337.95 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYD, WILLIAM J Employer name Cold Spring Harbor CSD Amount $72,337.92 Date 03/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUTTADAURIO, DANIELLE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,337.50 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMANN, MATTHEW P Employer name North Patchogue Fire District Amount $72,337.44 Date 03/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALLIS, DAMON P Employer name Town of Southold Amount $72,337.24 Date 07/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANSUETO, SUSAN A Employer name Orange County Amount $72,337.06 Date 11/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORCHILLI, PAUL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,336.90 Date 08/13/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJEDA-RAMOS, HELEN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $72,335.88 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANNON, MICHAEL A Employer name Guilderland CSD Amount $72,335.75 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARL, MARK F Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,335.51 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAWANDA Q Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,335.22 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ONOFRIO, JESSE A Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $72,334.24 Date 01/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name EVERLETH, MARCIE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,333.96 Date 05/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, DONNA M Employer name Town of Massena Amount $72,333.86 Date 10/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE-ADAMS, ERICA C Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $72,333.85 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATERA, GARY M Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $72,333.77 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SHANE, ERIN Employer name So Huntington Public Library Amount $72,333.59 Date 10/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILIPKOWSKI, JO-ANNE L Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $72,333.59 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, MICHAEL T Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,333.24 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, RHONDA C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,333.14 Date 12/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALK, WILLIAM E Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,332.91 Date 08/28/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENDER, KATHERINE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,332.65 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASIMIR, MARIE J Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,332.17 Date 11/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KONG, MICHAEL O Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,332.12 Date 08/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAGLIOCCA, PIETRO Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $72,330.19 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, PHILLIP Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,329.76 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENKOHL, MERRICK O Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,329.14 Date 03/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, DANIEL R Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,328.95 Date 01/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTLEY, KIERA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,328.93 Date 06/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERRITY, PATRICIA E Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,328.57 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, BARBARA S Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $72,328.17 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, L EDWARD, III Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $72,328.10 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TERRY, DAVID L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,327.62 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, KEVIN Employer name Roosevelt UFSD Amount $72,327.41 Date 12/13/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TAWANA M Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $72,327.31 Date 10/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MARGARITA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,327.03 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System