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 PULLEN, CRAIG F Employer name Lindenhurst Memorial Library Amount $71,910.34 Date 07/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUTE, JANINE C Employer name Setauket Fire District Amount $71,910.19 Date 01/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, CAITLIN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,909.43 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARIA, MARY L Employer name Geneva Housing Authority Amount $71,909.35 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, FAITH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,909.28 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELENO, NATASHA H Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $71,909.21 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, MICHAEL D Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,908.40 Date 01/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLEASON, AARON P Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,908.39 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name METRI, YVON Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $71,908.32 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CADOGAN, MICHELE S Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,907.35 Date 08/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPA, NADEJDA Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,907.21 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWEY, PAUL C Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,907.20 Date 06/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WATROBA, ROBERT A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $71,907.07 Date 12/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESALVO, MICHAEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,906.36 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,906.01 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEERAN, BEATRICE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,906.01 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, SANIL Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,906.01 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JULIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,906.01 Date 06/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALENTA, JUSTIN M Employer name City of Utica Amount $71,906.00 Date 12/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHREIBER, ELYSE M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,905.63 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAVIDA, SALVATORE Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $71,904.49 Date 02/16/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBERA, JULIETTE Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $71,904.17 Date 02/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKE, WILLIAM B Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $71,903.96 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLOUGHBY, MORGAN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,903.34 Date 07/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, FRANCISCO M Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $71,903.32 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JAMES O Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $71,903.26 Date 03/16/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, MICHAEL J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,902.97 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONFORTE, MICHAEL S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,902.29 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAKARIUS, MICHELE T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,902.24 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONROY, CHARLES A Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,901.95 Date 05/30/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIRABELLA, DAVID V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,901.70 Date 11/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBYCK, RYAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,901.65 Date 03/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSY, ROSITA Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $71,901.49 Date 06/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, CHUNYING Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,901.10 Date 04/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFEIFFER, AMY L Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $71,901.09 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, FERMIN Employer name Broome County Amount $71,900.86 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FURLOW, RONALD L Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,900.38 Date 07/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, JOHN J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $71,900.29 Date 02/28/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRIAN N Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,899.91 Date 03/31/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEMPLE-PARKER, TIFFANIE Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,899.91 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN DETTE, NINA M Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,899.70 Date 06/30/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RHODES, ASHLEY Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,899.40 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, KEVIN W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,899.30 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORRIS, SANDRA B Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $71,899.29 Date 09/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTINDALE, TIMOTHY D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,899.21 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEZEWSKI, JOYCE M Employer name Village of East Aurora Amount $71,899.09 Date 08/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMMINGS, FELICIA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,898.90 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVRATIL, LYNDA C Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,898.90 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELSON, FRANCES A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,898.90 Date 05/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL-TANNER, DEBORA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,898.90 Date 12/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REIDERER, VICTORIA M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,898.90 Date 05/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENG, CHENG Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,898.88 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIERLOFF, HEATHER S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,898.87 Date 05/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COX, BRIAN S Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,898.45 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPER, RANDALL C Employer name West Islip UFSD Amount $71,898.25 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONELLA, ERIN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,898.03 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, JOSEPH J Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $71,897.77 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, DOUGLAS W Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $71,897.60 Date 02/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSER, JANICE Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,897.36 Date 10/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELAINE J Employer name Orange County Amount $71,897.13 Date 12/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALGUIRE, JASON J Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,897.10 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, BEATRIZ Employer name Washington Hts Unit Amount $71,896.86 Date 12/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, MARY J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $71,895.96 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COALE, SHANNON A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,895.84 Date 05/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRILL, DEBORAH E Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,895.74 Date 08/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, CATTYANN R Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,895.42 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINERO, BENNY Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,894.66 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALDERRAMA, ZAIDA M Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,894.48 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANSONE, LOUIS Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $71,894.26 Date 04/28/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCUCCI, AMBER D Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,894.21 Date 01/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISCATELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,893.71 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HARA, BETH A Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,893.65 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOTTONE, MARY ANN Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $71,892.91 Date 12/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTON, ADAM C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,892.89 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UNRAT, MATEUSZ A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,892.74 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HEATER, DARRIN B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $71,892.73 Date 12/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANN, LEYNA M P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,892.33 Date 04/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,892.22 Date 10/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, VANESSA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,892.21 Date 02/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, MELISSA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,892.16 Date 01/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL-CAMPBELL, LATOYA T Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,892.14 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUVALL, LEE E Employer name Tully CSD Amount $71,891.89 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, CHERYL A Employer name Erie County Amount $71,891.75 Date 05/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRY, LISA A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,891.13 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAYO, THOMAS A Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $71,890.64 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GINTI, CAJETAN V Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $71,890.18 Date 01/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASIKOWSKI, RENEE M Employer name Erie County Amount $71,889.76 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MATTHEW J Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $71,889.66 Date 03/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMHOF, JENNIFER M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,889.27 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, RICHARD T Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,888.94 Date 07/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCIARRE, DAVID F Employer name Delaware County Amount $71,888.79 Date 05/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZ, BRIAN J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,888.79 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, VIRGINIA L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,888.67 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRINGTON, ROBERT E Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $71,888.65 Date 09/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOISELLE, LOUIS R, II Employer name City of Cortland Amount $71,888.64 Date 03/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YUNG, RICHARD K Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,888.52 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS, FRANK T Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,887.78 Date 04/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUIVEL, CARLOS Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,887.74 Date 04/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, WAYNE Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $71,887.14 Date 04/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AITKEN, ANDREW C Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,887.08 Date 07/24/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System