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 BROCHER, EILEEN Employer name Village of Valley Stream Amount $72,281.94 Date 10/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORP, STEPHEN H Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $72,281.94 Date 08/05/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAERTNER, RANDY Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $72,281.90 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MALLEY, SUZANNE C Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $72,281.69 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORENZO, ROQUE D Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $72,281.68 Date 02/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'NEILL, SUSAN K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $72,281.49 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIOTROWSKI, ANDREW M Employer name City of Troy Amount $72,281.49 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, LESLIE A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $72,281.33 Date 09/05/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNOCK, DOUGLAS W Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $72,281.02 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MARIO Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,280.64 Date 12/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TAMERA L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $72,280.50 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STORCH, JAMES L Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $72,280.10 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, AGATHA T Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $72,279.89 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, JOHN Employer name Chemung County Amount $72,279.60 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, MICHAEL A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,279.25 Date 07/29/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTILLO, ERIKA M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,279.15 Date 03/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUERIN, KURTIS L Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,278.91 Date 10/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARSON, TYWAN M Employer name Hempstead Sanitary District #2 Amount $72,278.77 Date 09/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, RICHARD P Employer name Syracuse Housing Authority Amount $72,278.74 Date 04/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABER, STEVEN J Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,278.68 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHAUPT, STEPHEN, SR Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $72,278.34 Date 06/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, JEAN Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,277.98 Date 04/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, ANDREA B Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $72,277.95 Date 02/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, JOHN M Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $72,277.53 Date 09/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARKOLAS, SUZANNE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,277.52 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEATON, RICHARD T Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,277.14 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANU-HANSEN, TERESA P Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $72,277.14 Date 07/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARMOL, WILLIAM B Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,277.05 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLS, ELEANORE A Employer name Valley CSD at Montgomery Amount $72,277.03 Date 01/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUWER, MICHAEL J Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $72,277.00 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTKOWIAK, JAMES D Employer name Oneida County Amount $72,276.67 Date 03/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARETTI, TERESA V Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,276.16 Date 10/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEY, ROCHELLE D Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,275.75 Date 06/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHBUN, BRANDON P Employer name Washington County Amount $72,275.71 Date 03/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTZEL, JOHN J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $72,275.70 Date 07/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAITE, NATHANIEL T Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,274.56 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROBERT Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,274.53 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELA, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,274.10 Date 04/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, ERIC P Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $72,273.76 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCI, PATRICIA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,273.75 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLIVAN, CATHERINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,273.75 Date 01/29/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KAREN A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,273.75 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LELLO, MARY L Employer name Center Moriches UFSD Amount $72,273.75 Date 12/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, ISAIAH D Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $72,273.71 Date 03/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETTS, JOLENE M Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $72,273.58 Date 05/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WALSH, SARAH J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $72,273.38 Date 10/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GREEN, LARRY L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,273.32 Date 07/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMERS, BRAD E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $72,272.74 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCGEACHY, KAREN V Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $72,272.68 Date 09/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSTON, RONALD W Employer name Town of Webb Amount $72,272.30 Date 09/17/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LA PENNA, LEONARD S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,271.67 Date 12/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLMAN, CHAD M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,271.49 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUELL, ROBERT H, JR Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,271.32 Date 01/03/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JAMES P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,271.12 Date 05/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIERA, FRANCES Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,270.87 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENBERG, DANA A Employer name Town of Ossining Amount $72,270.52 Date 04/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEECK, JUDITH L Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,269.76 Date 10/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUMGARDNER, JOEL E Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $72,269.68 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEINMAN, PAMELA K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,269.29 Date 07/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INGRAM, TISHA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,268.87 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, ANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,268.86 Date 09/22/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENDRON, KEITH M Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,268.50 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOLEY, SHEILA D Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $72,268.49 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JAMES J Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,268.24 Date 05/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IRWIN, WENDY A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,267.97 Date 10/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, LYNN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $72,267.74 Date 08/30/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZYGMUNT, WALDEMAR M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,267.69 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAULD, JENNIFER L Employer name Pembroke CSD Amount $72,267.42 Date 09/23/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORCELLI, JOSEPH M, JR Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,266.77 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMIERI, SANTOS JOE Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $72,266.76 Date 04/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEBRON, JOSE A, JR Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,266.72 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, MATTHEW J Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,266.67 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINERA, LISA R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $72,266.57 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMICK, PATRICK J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,265.58 Date 06/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCE, ALEXANDRIA K Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,265.44 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMORY, WAYNE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $72,265.41 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGO, VINCENT J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,265.04 Date 03/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEFFERY, MARCEL D Employer name City of Oneida Amount $72,264.95 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, STERLING A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,264.57 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTGOMERY, TANISHA Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $72,263.22 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, MATTHEW R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,262.79 Date 07/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, INGRID P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,262.77 Date 11/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN-CASEY, KAREN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,262.67 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLAN, PATRICIA S Employer name Greece CSD Amount $72,262.64 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, ERICK J Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,262.33 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, LISA J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,262.12 Date 07/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TREADWELL, PAUL J Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,261.94 Date 05/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNITTEL, HEATHER A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,261.94 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKMAN, CAROL S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $72,261.93 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABLOM, ERIK M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,261.91 Date 10/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANESE, NANCY L Employer name Town of Yorktown Amount $72,261.64 Date 11/15/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLONG, DENISE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,261.58 Date 11/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMOND, JAMES E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,261.32 Date 03/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTZ, STEPHEN G Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $72,261.17 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, CHRISTINA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,260.79 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHINE, THOMAS M Employer name City of Glens Falls Amount $72,260.67 Date 02/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORROW, PAMELA M Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $72,260.45 Date 06/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISNOWSKI, EDWARD A, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,260.17 Date 09/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARNER, JEFFREY S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,260.13 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, MARYLEE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,259.67 Date 11/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System