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 LIBERATORE, CRISTINA Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,180.63 Date 02/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VONKNOBLAUCH, MONICA R Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,180.58 Date 10/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, KENNETH R Employer name Schuyler County Amount $72,179.86 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, SUSAN E Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $72,179.50 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAGLE, TERRY S Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $72,179.39 Date 11/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOUIE, EDWARD J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,178.82 Date 10/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CATHLEEN D Employer name East Islip Public Library Amount $72,178.77 Date 12/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESJARDINS, JACQUES Y Employer name Erie County Amount $72,178.49 Date 01/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, ISMAEL J Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $72,178.44 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUFFMAN, KIMBERLY L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,177.96 Date 11/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHHOFF, MOLLY E Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,177.96 Date 01/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTRO, MANUEL J Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,177.66 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA MOY, ROBERT S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,177.28 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEE-CROSS, SHARON A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,177.12 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMHOLTZ, CHERYL Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,176.96 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JOSEPH Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,176.94 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMOTT, BRIDGET M Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $72,176.83 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, ELISA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,176.48 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSKI, TRACY A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $72,176.11 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEDICT, TODD E Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $72,176.08 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DICK, JAMES R Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $72,176.07 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANIA, JOHN Employer name Village of Brightwaters Amount $72,176.00 Date 08/17/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRADER, JEFFREY D Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,175.32 Date 08/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, MEGHAN C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,174.75 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGROO, KEMRAJ Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $72,174.01 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNON, JASON J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $72,173.74 Date 10/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRENYEA, MICHAEL L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,173.70 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, LEENA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,173.70 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,173.41 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGHTON, JONATHAN M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,173.33 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDE, ROBERT J Employer name Town of Clarence Amount $72,173.20 Date 10/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEKETEE, GISELLE Employer name Sullivan County Amount $72,172.43 Date 04/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, JANE Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $72,172.38 Date 11/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOKE, JERALD T Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $72,172.12 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, KRISTOPHER J Employer name City of Beacon Amount $72,171.99 Date 09/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, DOUGLAS Employer name Oyster Bay Housing Authority Amount $72,171.97 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOULIHAN, JACQUELINE P Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,171.97 Date 08/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EATON, TERRY L Employer name Broome County Amount $72,171.82 Date 06/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALPHONSE, CECILIA Employer name Elmsford UFSD Amount $72,171.58 Date 09/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACHERT, JAMES R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $72,171.51 Date 07/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETT, CRAIG Employer name City of White Plains Amount $72,170.94 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACRESTI, JOHN M, JR Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,170.80 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRISCITELLI, JULIA J Employer name Westchester County Amount $72,170.66 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMMINGS, STEVEN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,170.03 Date 06/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, TRAVIS, JR Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,169.72 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LORI A Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $72,169.41 Date 03/10/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONNIE L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,169.13 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PYZDROWSKI, ANDREW J Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $72,168.88 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KINNE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,168.84 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, VICTORIA ANN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,168.83 Date 06/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,168.76 Date 10/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STELLATOS, PETER C Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $72,168.69 Date 04/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURKA, JOHN H, JR Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $72,168.57 Date 03/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANFORD, JARROD R Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,168.42 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLASHEEN, SEAN K Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $72,168.42 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORROMEO-OTTY, JEANNE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,168.42 Date 12/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CHALUS, KAREN A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,168.30 Date 04/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACON, MIGUEL A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,168.07 Date 10/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYMAN, JESSE P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $72,167.99 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTH, SUSAN A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,167.68 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARR, TINA M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,167.64 Date 02/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGLE, WILLIAM B Employer name City of Kingston Amount $72,167.38 Date 07/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRADY, DANIEL C Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,167.32 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINSLOW, CAROL B Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,166.94 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, PAULA A Employer name Town of Ogden Amount $72,166.77 Date 09/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CAROL Employer name Orange County Amount $72,166.32 Date 08/17/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVIS, JONATHAN D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,166.11 Date 02/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, DALE R, JR Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $72,166.09 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, TARELL Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $72,165.81 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAY, TANIA J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $72,165.78 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERHOFF, EDWARD J Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,165.76 Date 09/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, CATHERINE K Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $72,165.50 Date 10/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATFORD, DOMINIQUE A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,165.43 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEW, TODD A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $72,165.35 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAUL S Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $72,165.12 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUNNIP, COLLEEN A Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,164.86 Date 10/23/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLETTI, SHARON J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,164.64 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CLARA M Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,164.27 Date 05/29/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRUDELL, DENISE J Employer name Town of Salina Amount $72,164.12 Date 02/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUBIE, JEANNE V Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,164.00 Date 09/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPART, REBECCA A Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $72,163.92 Date 08/06/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOETTERLE, WILLIAM E, IV Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,163.65 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, SAMUEL R Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $72,163.40 Date 12/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENDE, KEITH Employer name Massapequa UFSD Amount $72,163.34 Date 02/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROONS, CHARLES M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,163.20 Date 05/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLER, MICHAEL Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $72,162.80 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITARGUE, DANTE L Employer name Somers CSD Amount $72,162.80 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIRC, STEVEN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,162.27 Date 08/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUEDA, ALBERTO Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $72,162.26 Date 10/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, KATY K Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,162.22 Date 07/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUINS, RUTH E Employer name Department of Civil Service Amount $72,161.85 Date 04/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZETLIN, HANNAH B Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,161.67 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MAGALY P Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $72,161.67 Date 07/06/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEPEW-REYNOLDS, SHELLEY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $72,161.15 Date 09/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLER, DE SHAWN L Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $72,161.07 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LALLO, CHARLENE E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $72,161.02 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, VINCENT P Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,160.71 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAO, QINGPING Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,160.46 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELISEO, WILLIAM M Employer name Locust Valley Water District Amount $72,160.34 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURTCH, JENNIFER M Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $72,159.90 Date 03/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System