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 ALESCI, LAURA FERN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,949.22 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVDA, KAREN Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,949.09 Date 12/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIWAN, NADARE S Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,949.03 Date 03/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMBUCO, ANTHONY W Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,949.00 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPAS, EDWARD J Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $71,948.98 Date 06/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, RICHARD A, II Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,948.33 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAMETA, BRIAN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,948.28 Date 03/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARISH, DONNA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,947.61 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUMM, SUZANNE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,947.22 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREUDENBERG, EDWARD M Employer name Central Islip Fire District Amount $71,947.21 Date 07/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMAN, DEBORAH L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,947.20 Date 02/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TIFFANY R Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,946.50 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETIT-PHAR, MENARD Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CRYSTAL L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, JEFFREY L Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGYEL, DAVID R Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELIMIAN, SOLOMON I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/06/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, PATRICIA D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,945.18 Date 12/31/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SITARAM, DROPATIE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,945.18 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMUCKLER, BARRY R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, WARREN C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUTAR, CHAVINDRA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE RIGGS, PEACHES N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 03/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILDERSLEEVE, MARCUS J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 01/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHN, BEJOY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANDA, SONIA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKER, LIOUDMILA Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LU, YONGMEI Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAULA, ASHRAFUL Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCCHINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RASUL, IMTIAZ Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, STACEY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SHAILESH M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAW, KAM WAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABUBAKAR, SAIDU N Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CINELLI, MARIE C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARE, AYORINDE B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEPENBURG, JAMES A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORENKO, MARY V Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, KIMBERLY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 05/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVY CHOORAKVZHIYIL, PAILY Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, WILLIAM T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 07/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWRENCE, TIMOTHY P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETIZIA, RICHARD T Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOCZAN, JENNIFER A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 06/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMUEL, ALEX Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 05/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAPIGAO, WINSTON R Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, BANINDER Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOURE, BARKA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 04/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNNITHAN, SREELATHAKUMARI Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,945.18 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGIONE, CRAIG M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,945.17 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, BETH A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $71,945.05 Date 08/01/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROEGER, MATTHEW R Employer name St Lawrence County Amount $71,944.75 Date 03/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHADDOCK, RICHARD C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $71,944.48 Date 10/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, WILLIAM R Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $71,944.31 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALIFFI, GAIL K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,944.00 Date 06/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EHRENSHAFT, LINDA J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,944.00 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPOCCHIA, JESSICA Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,944.00 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIPPEL, DEBORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,944.00 Date 12/22/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENSTEIN, SHARON E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,944.00 Date 12/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, DELORES Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,943.71 Date 11/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KEVIN D Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,943.69 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, BARRETT B Employer name Erie County Amount $71,943.17 Date 06/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIPLEY, JEFFERY S Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,943.10 Date 04/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAJA, HUMA H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,943.01 Date 06/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, WENDY M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,942.95 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLOAN, MICHELE Employer name Saratoga Springs City Sch Dist Amount $71,942.80 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIVES, SANDRA Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,942.58 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPECE, GEORGE L, JR Employer name Village of Fort Plain Amount $71,942.29 Date 06/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUMEN, NICHOLAS J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,942.00 Date 05/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, ASHLEY Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $71,941.80 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNSTON, FELICIA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,941.70 Date 02/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YUNKER, LOUIS R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,941.67 Date 04/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, EMANUEL Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $71,941.64 Date 09/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERKOWSKI, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,941.42 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELDMAN, DENISE N Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,941.19 Date 09/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSS, JILL A Employer name Village of Chittenango Amount $71,941.02 Date 06/04/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMARRE, MARIE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,940.89 Date 08/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, JESS M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,940.70 Date 05/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUONI, DIANE E Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,940.50 Date 01/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSMIERSKI, CELESTE A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $71,940.11 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIESE, RALPH J Employer name Putnam Valley CSD Amount $71,940.10 Date 02/23/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAINES, GRAYDON J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,939.70 Date 08/11/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARLING, ERIK L Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,939.64 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALY, TERRENCE Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,939.29 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIU, GUANGMING Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,939.11 Date 02/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, DURIN B Employer name Genesee County Amount $71,938.34 Date 05/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOECKNER, ERIC S Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,937.85 Date 03/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, ANTHONY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,937.85 Date 11/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADIONG, MARCELO S, III Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,937.71 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAHILL, REGINA M Employer name Broome County Amount $71,937.55 Date 03/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POMIBER, PAMELA L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,937.17 Date 02/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASMIN, ROBIN S Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,936.58 Date 10/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNER, KYLE P Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,936.44 Date 01/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROCKER, THOMAS K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,935.87 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWENSKI, PAUL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,935.73 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REEVE, HOWARD W, III Employer name City of Binghamton Amount $71,935.60 Date 04/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYLES, WILLIAM J Employer name Town of Blooming Grove Amount $71,935.45 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWRY, BRETT M Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,935.23 Date 04/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDEY, CARINE M Employer name Broome County Amount $71,934.90 Date 09/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System