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 STONE, LAURA A Employer name Town of Lewisboro Amount $71,972.14 Date 01/23/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVES, ALFRED S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,972.10 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, DANIEL E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $71,972.00 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAUGHER, SHEILA J Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $71,972.00 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, JOHN R Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $71,971.96 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGIONE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Plainedge UFSD Amount $71,971.95 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUDA, PAUL Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,971.93 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACAMPORA, THOMAS G Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $71,971.84 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLUMADORE, TAMMY L Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,971.48 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREEN, KATHLEEN F Employer name Amherst CSD Amount $71,971.27 Date 02/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALES, LILLIE E Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,970.84 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, DONALD J, JR Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,970.64 Date 12/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, RALPH W, JR Employer name Broome County Amount $71,970.45 Date 01/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIN, ANNETTE M Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $71,970.42 Date 09/30/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLL, JEFFREY M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $71,970.31 Date 07/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, RANDY A Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,970.30 Date 11/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIOMBA, STEPHANIE M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,970.19 Date 03/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISCHLER, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Parole Board Amount $71,970.08 Date 01/20/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OATES, JOHN L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,969.76 Date 04/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, KARRIE K Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,969.64 Date 07/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIETZEL, ERIC D Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,969.42 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RING, DAWN E Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,969.17 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEST, ROBERT C, III Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,969.05 Date 10/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACKMAN, JANICE Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,968.54 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUBBINS, AARON S Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,968.43 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name O'ROURKE, KEVIN F Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $71,968.20 Date 04/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VITTORIA, ANTHONY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,967.93 Date 11/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, K SCARLETT Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,967.77 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLARD, JAMES M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,967.57 Date 03/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITBECK, TIQUANA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,967.26 Date 02/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HITE, ANDREW L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,967.25 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMOH, AKANIMOH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,966.83 Date 11/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALDO, DENISE Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $71,966.82 Date 05/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONERB, ERIC J Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,966.72 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUDDY, SCOTT J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,966.50 Date 04/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITTS, JEANINE G Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,966.03 Date 11/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAREDES, BRYAN Employer name Baldwin UFSD Amount $71,965.61 Date 07/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEMAN, ETHAN J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,965.58 Date 03/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEKER, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Palisades Interstate Pk Commis Amount $71,965.07 Date 11/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLEARY, JEFFREY J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,964.97 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, TIMOTHY C Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,964.60 Date 06/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENK, ELIZABETH B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $71,964.52 Date 05/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTMAN, LUDMILA Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,964.31 Date 07/07/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, TERESA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $71,964.25 Date 09/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, LARRY C, II Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $71,963.84 Date 01/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMINERIO, LOUISE M Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,963.80 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNINCHAK, JEREMIAH J Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $71,963.43 Date 11/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, JOHN J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,963.31 Date 09/25/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITCOMB, TARRENE E Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $71,962.97 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SESS, VINCENT D Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $71,962.90 Date 08/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HICKS, SEAN M Employer name Albany County Amount $71,962.86 Date 02/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAPANI, ROSS A Employer name Poughkeepsie City School Dist Amount $71,962.81 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLBY, SEAN P Employer name Buffalo Mun Housing Authority Amount $71,962.51 Date 11/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENSEL, NATHAN M Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,961.93 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JENKINS, AMY L Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,961.24 Date 03/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAFFNEY, JOHN C Employer name Rush-Henrietta CSD Amount $71,961.08 Date 09/07/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRENDERGAST, JEANNE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,961.03 Date 05/25/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NURSE, FLINNETTA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,960.57 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, JOSEPH S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,960.41 Date 11/29/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CHARLENE A Employer name Plattsburgh City School Dist Amount $71,960.15 Date 11/27/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOTTA, NANCY M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,960.06 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, HOLLY M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,959.40 Date 01/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HALL, JULIE M Employer name Albany County Amount $71,958.97 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOROHOE, WILLIAM C Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,958.88 Date 03/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCISZEWSKI, JEFFREY M, SR Employer name Orleans County Amount $71,958.79 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, JOANNE K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,958.71 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHACKO, THOMAS Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,958.50 Date 04/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, ANTHONY S Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $71,958.43 Date 10/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABORIEL, ANA J Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,958.18 Date 04/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBANA, OSCAR H Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $71,958.10 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ELIZABETH Employer name Orange County Amount $71,957.89 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIO, GLORIA Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $71,957.50 Date 10/19/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTINGTON, JAMES C Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,957.19 Date 01/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARVEY, MARTINE S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,956.71 Date 03/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MESSERSMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Washington County Amount $71,956.62 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPSON, JOHN W Employer name Town of Mamaroneck Amount $71,956.40 Date 12/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, HOLLY L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,956.25 Date 09/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, TIMOTHY D Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $71,956.17 Date 08/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, LIZETTE A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $71,956.03 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRIGETTE I Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,955.99 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, PAMELA S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,955.10 Date 01/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROODER, KEVIN M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,955.08 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRELA, HEATHER E Employer name SUNY Central Admin Amount $71,955.04 Date 06/13/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMEL, KENNETH D Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,955.00 Date 03/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENSLADE, LEE A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,954.46 Date 06/22/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKO, ZOE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,953.91 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, DARIA Y R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,953.29 Date 07/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, OCTAVIA R Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,953.07 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICKETTS, RAYISHA M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,952.80 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFFERTY, TERRIE L Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $71,952.40 Date 10/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABER, SALEEM I Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $71,951.98 Date 10/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLBURT, ANGEL R Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,951.33 Date 10/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, YANIRA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,950.51 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, SOUREN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,950.24 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SYWULSKI, JERALD L Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $71,949.79 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINLEY, DEBRA J Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,949.78 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, YOLOUNDA S Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,949.74 Date 02/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESARRO, LOUIS, JR Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,949.35 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, VELITA V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,949.33 Date 06/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, THERESA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,949.31 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System