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 DONEY, DEBRA L Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $72,020.70 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUYNH, THISI Employer name Valhalla UFSD Amount $72,020.56 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREARTON, JESSICA A Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $72,020.50 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARRAWAY, ANGELA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $72,020.21 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADE, MITCHELL J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $72,019.89 Date 02/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPLAN, MICHAEL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,019.41 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINI, ANTHONY Employer name Monroe County Amount $72,019.28 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFLER, THOMAS A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,019.20 Date 05/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOWACKI, DAVID J Employer name Ballston Spa-Csd Amount $72,019.14 Date 01/15/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERKA, LAURA E Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,018.48 Date 03/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLL, KATIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $72,018.43 Date 06/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, JAMES M, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,018.36 Date 12/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLSON, WENDY S Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $72,018.33 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVIN, ZORANA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,018.19 Date 07/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAFT, JENNIFER L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $72,018.19 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, ANN P Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $72,018.18 Date 08/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIMMER, KARLI E Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $72,017.94 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BRUCE E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $72,017.36 Date 01/08/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, FRANK M Employer name Town of Islip Amount $72,017.32 Date 06/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, IRIS J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $72,017.23 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, REMY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,017.10 Date 11/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, DAWN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $72,016.91 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, JONATHAN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $72,016.60 Date 08/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, LISA Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,016.53 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSIO, KATHLEEN M Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $72,016.44 Date 11/02/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWE, MELVIN C Employer name Town of Neversink Amount $72,016.01 Date 11/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEIRER, JERRY S Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $72,015.58 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHALOM L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $72,015.04 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCESE, CYNTHIA S Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $72,014.46 Date 03/11/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEATOM, LORENZO Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,014.30 Date 07/28/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, DORIS N Employer name Newburgh City School Dist Amount $72,013.62 Date 05/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, LAURA A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $72,013.44 Date 06/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRON, JAIME L Employer name Education Department Amount $72,013.14 Date 06/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER-KRAMER, GREGORY L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,013.12 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCKEFELLER, DENISE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $72,013.03 Date 01/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, BRIAN F Employer name Leroy CSD Amount $72,012.72 Date 01/29/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ANTHONY W Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,012.65 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, SHANE G Employer name Erie County Amount $72,012.56 Date 01/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAUNFOTEL, KEITH I Employer name Rockland Co Solid Waste Auth Amount $72,012.40 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, WILLIAM E Employer name Town of Philipstown Amount $72,012.31 Date 05/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALTER, THOMAS W H Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $72,011.98 Date 02/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEISTHAMEL, PAUL T Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $72,011.40 Date 03/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNUM, PETER W Employer name Saratoga County Amount $72,011.19 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COHEN, JERI W Employer name Patchogue-Medford Pub Library Amount $72,010.75 Date 08/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETZ, JENNIFER A Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $72,010.12 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, GREGORY C Employer name Department of Law Amount $72,010.01 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGARA, KAREN S Employer name Salamanca City School Dist Amount $72,009.67 Date 05/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRETTA, PATRICK M Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $72,009.64 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDTKA, JAMES K Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $72,009.46 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, MELISSA J Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $72,008.44 Date 09/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELL, CHRISTIAN P Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $72,008.21 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, KEVIN J Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $72,007.95 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUMBLE, OTIS A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,007.68 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELCH, MATTHEW B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $72,007.31 Date 01/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATTA, BRENDA J Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $72,007.19 Date 04/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHYTE, CELESTE P Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $72,007.04 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, PATRICIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,006.87 Date 07/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAMAN, JARED F Employer name City of Olean Amount $72,006.63 Date 04/07/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAURER, LOUIS Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $72,006.49 Date 03/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HE, ZHUYU Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $72,006.21 Date 01/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOAG, SCOTT W Employer name City of Rome Amount $72,006.07 Date 08/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name IVERS, KERRY A Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $72,005.87 Date 07/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIANFROCCO, ANN Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,005.86 Date 03/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRYSOGELOS, KEITH E Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,005.84 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAUCERI, KELLY P Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $72,005.27 Date 10/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, MELVIN O Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $72,005.25 Date 07/25/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMAN, NICOLE L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $72,005.20 Date 10/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, STEVEN M Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $72,005.16 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOTALING, MARTIN Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $72,004.62 Date 03/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMBO, TURHAN Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $72,004.51 Date 09/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABRIOLA, CYNTHIA Employer name Nassau County Amount $72,004.39 Date 09/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUEST, THOMAS E Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $72,003.74 Date 07/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVERSMITH, DONALD E, JR Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $72,003.52 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAFONTANT, MONA L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $72,003.51 Date 03/17/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, RAUL A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,003.18 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORROW, COLIN M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $72,003.08 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENZIE, PATRICIA D Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $72,002.89 Date 10/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDOX, TISHA Y Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $72,002.80 Date 01/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAWRON, SIGRID Employer name Office For Technology Amount $72,002.79 Date 10/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KAREN A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $72,002.76 Date 04/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DENISE V Employer name Dutchess County Amount $72,002.34 Date 12/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, WILLIAM P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $72,002.04 Date 07/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAVATA, PETER A Employer name Albany County Amount $72,001.79 Date 12/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, JASON D Employer name Allegany County Amount $72,001.54 Date 03/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRASCA, JOSEPH W Employer name City of Albany Amount $72,001.48 Date 12/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MCCARTNEY, ROBERT M Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $72,001.47 Date 07/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRD, DARRELL A Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $72,001.39 Date 06/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLAN, SUSAN D Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $72,001.17 Date 09/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIAS, JUAN C Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $72,000.48 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CREERY, WILLIAM B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $72,000.14 Date 06/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISTA, ANDREA M Employer name Cornell University Amount $72,000.00 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYWALT, MARTHA A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,999.98 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMS, LAZARUS U Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,999.98 Date 03/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKOVER, ALAN R Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,999.98 Date 11/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEENY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $71,999.58 Date 01/03/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCIANDRA, LUIGI C Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,999.32 Date 01/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEREIS, SAIDA Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,999.20 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, REBECCA L Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $71,998.92 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHPILEVA, LYUDMILA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,998.83 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, ELLEN T Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $71,998.80 Date 03/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System