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 PLUNKETT, ADAM M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $72,047.29 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIANI, VALERIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,047.29 Date 01/18/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPINOZA, LEANA B Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $72,046.92 Date 05/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGSAM, JEFFREY M Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $72,046.72 Date 06/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGINELLI, KEITH I Employer name Island Park UFSD Amount $72,046.47 Date 10/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYTTNER, JEFFREY M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,045.15 Date 01/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADOLF, ELIZABETH A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,044.95 Date 06/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATTON, SUSAN Employer name SUNY College at Cortland Amount $72,044.22 Date 09/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, MATTHEW G Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $72,044.13 Date 11/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBRECHER, TERRI M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $72,043.97 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANUK, MELISSA A Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $72,043.94 Date 11/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MECCARIELLO, ROBERT Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,043.69 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLINA, PEDRO Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $72,043.31 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFARO, DAVID M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,042.81 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,042.07 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDELL, ADRIANNA E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $72,041.42 Date 08/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARNER, GREGORY A Employer name Hale Creek Asactc Amount $72,040.11 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNOW, DAVID M Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,039.76 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, RICHARD A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,039.72 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWAK, WILLIAM A Employer name Schenectady County Amount $72,039.66 Date 05/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBES, CAROL L Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $72,038.72 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAVETT, TRISHA A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,038.65 Date 02/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLIVER, JOHN P Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $72,038.45 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIPKIN, CRYSTAL G Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $72,037.93 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,037.84 Date 04/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, BRIAN W Employer name Village of Woodbury Amount $72,037.61 Date 12/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, CHRISTINE N Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,037.16 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GURRIERI, BRITTANY R Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,037.16 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEWGE, KASSAHUN Employer name Rye Neck UFSD Amount $72,036.99 Date 09/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANNERY, CAROL A Employer name Orange County Amount $72,036.68 Date 03/27/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAFFEY, KATHLEEN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,036.58 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, JOHN A Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,036.18 Date 10/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUER, MARTIN J Employer name Town of Lewiston Amount $72,036.14 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBIO, HUGO G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $72,036.05 Date 05/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, TODD F Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $72,035.96 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTIN, THOMAS E Employer name Erie County Amount $72,035.53 Date 09/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICHAELS, STELLA Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,035.46 Date 04/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, KIM E Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $72,035.46 Date 02/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUSE, GARY J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $72,035.28 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELLA PENTA, PATRICK S Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,034.88 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOR, JONATHAN WAYNE Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $72,034.88 Date 07/14/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALDRICH, DANIEL J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $72,034.78 Date 01/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARREN, RICHARD E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $72,033.40 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KESSLER, EDWARD G Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $72,033.38 Date 02/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASTWELL, RAYMOND A Employer name Lewis County Amount $72,033.17 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, KRISTIN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $72,032.88 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, KEVIN C Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $72,032.56 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHOCKI-LALKA, LISA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $72,032.26 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, WILLIAM D Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,031.91 Date 07/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULIER, EDWIN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,031.75 Date 06/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIR, CIJUKUMAR S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,030.09 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZCZESNIAK, LYNDA M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $72,030.04 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIES, MARK A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,029.97 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, EMLYN Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $72,029.89 Date 12/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISELE, JOHN R Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,029.81 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUCHOWSKI, THOMAS M Employer name Centro of Oneida Inc Amount $72,027.90 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, LINDA D Employer name Fayetteville-Manlius CSD Amount $72,027.80 Date 06/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, WAYNE E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $72,027.78 Date 05/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALT, SCOTT A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $72,027.72 Date 01/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIMICK, BRUCE W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,027.58 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DENISE E Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $72,027.56 Date 01/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGGAN, ELIZABETH M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $72,026.74 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWENKE, ELIZABETH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,026.68 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECHIARO-PFISTERER, ANNALU M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $72,026.45 Date 12/21/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURKE, DOUGLAS B Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $72,025.55 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEENAN, RAYMOND R Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $72,025.20 Date 07/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRE, ROBIN E Employer name Warren County Amount $72,025.10 Date 02/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, COLEEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,025.06 Date 01/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUGGLES, DAVID L Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $72,024.81 Date 04/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTZEN, KARL C Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $72,024.81 Date 01/19/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTNECH, SCOTT A Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $72,024.77 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINOR, DEBORAH A Employer name Yates County Amount $72,024.63 Date 11/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKS, MELISSA L Employer name Division of State Police Amount $72,024.62 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, PATRICK D Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,024.59 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTILLO, ANTHONY Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $72,024.16 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYER, BETH A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $72,024.10 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRAW, TAMMY M Employer name Appellate Div 4Th Dept Amount $72,024.09 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTANOWICZ, JOHN M Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $72,023.96 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRONK, RONALD S Employer name Great Neck Water Poll District Amount $72,023.87 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRABIK, LINDA C Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $72,023.69 Date 09/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICARDO, MICHAEL D Employer name Garden City UFSD Amount $72,023.54 Date 02/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, ELIZABETH M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $72,023.15 Date 03/20/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, CURTIS M, JR Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $72,023.11 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENSI, ROBERTA Employer name Village of Muttontown Amount $72,023.09 Date 08/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKS, TRACEY L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $72,022.58 Date 10/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANTON, HELEN Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $72,022.58 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, REGAN E Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $72,022.26 Date 02/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIRSCH, KIMBERLY A Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $72,021.88 Date 04/26/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUDREAU, LARRY J Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $72,021.74 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $72,021.72 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERVORFI, NUE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $72,021.68 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FEO, BARBARA A Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,021.54 Date 06/18/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KRYSTAL L Employer name Village of Ellenville Amount $72,021.47 Date 05/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BREEN, BRENNA M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,021.16 Date 06/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARANGO, ERIC Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,021.12 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFREE, KATHRYN E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $72,021.10 Date 04/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, CHRIS M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $72,021.08 Date 05/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASCONEZ, DANIEL Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $72,021.03 Date 05/04/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER-FAMBO, BEYONKA M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $72,021.01 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLENNON, REGINA C Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $72,020.71 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System