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 DIAZ, JESSICA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,886.08 Date 07/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORENZA, STEVEN M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,885.94 Date 03/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESPOSITO, PAT F Employer name Town of Kent Amount $71,885.83 Date 01/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIFARELLI, PEBBLE L Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,885.56 Date 02/21/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, JOSEPH E Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,885.36 Date 04/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, ELVIS W Employer name NYC Convention Center OpCorp. Amount $71,885.35 Date 02/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURYEE, KEVIN G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,885.02 Date 02/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRABHAM, LEMUEL C Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $71,884.98 Date 05/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, ANTHONY J Employer name Valley Stream UFSD 13 Amount $71,884.64 Date 05/16/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NELLIS, AMANDA M Employer name Fulton County Amount $71,884.50 Date 04/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRIOTT, ALYSON M Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,883.90 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIENI, MICHAEL J Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,883.88 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVO, ALEJANDRO E Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,883.81 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTAMARIA, GERLIN Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,883.65 Date 07/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERARD, SARAH R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,882.53 Date 08/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVKOVETS, INNA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,882.32 Date 01/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURIANO, JOSEPH Employer name Jericho Water District Amount $71,882.25 Date 09/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, KEVIN T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,881.96 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIOLLANO, ALEX Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,881.75 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, CYNTHIA F Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $71,881.68 Date 02/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,881.60 Date 12/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BEAN, DONNA Employer name Albany County Amount $71,881.54 Date 06/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUART, SHIRLIE J Employer name Town of Cicero Amount $71,881.28 Date 01/31/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISGERBER, ERICA L Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,881.23 Date 06/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPOTH, GARY A Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,881.02 Date 06/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IKWUAGWU, EUNICE Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,880.81 Date 03/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACZKOWSKI, THOMAS R Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,880.76 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIFIELD, CYNTHIA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,880.47 Date 07/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOREO, MICHAEL A, JR Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $71,880.47 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURCZYK, MICHAEL F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,880.42 Date 02/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIHOF, ERIC M Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,880.30 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOKOLOVIC, JAMES L Employer name SUNY College at Old Westbury Amount $71,880.25 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARBONEAU, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,880.10 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS, JOEL H Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $71,879.85 Date 09/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORSI, VINCENT J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,879.81 Date 02/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRINCE, JACOB M Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $71,879.71 Date 07/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARLEY, CHAMIRAH T Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,879.34 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINBACH, ERIN C Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $71,878.95 Date 04/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, NICOLE Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,878.91 Date 10/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMPISTY, ANDRZEJ, JR Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,878.91 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAKAMURA, KEVIN Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,878.91 Date 08/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENKINS, SHEERINA C Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,878.66 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLANUEVA, MONSERRATE Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,878.42 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATHJEN, JOHN C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $71,878.31 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOCKDALE, BRETT A Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $71,878.14 Date 05/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANOSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $71,877.61 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GINN, DANIEL Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $71,877.45 Date 01/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RAUSCHER, JESSICA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,876.54 Date 06/14/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GROSSHANDLER, MICHAEL S Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $71,876.08 Date 06/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANNELLI, MARIA Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,876.00 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELAND, PATRICIA E Employer name Port Washington UFSD Amount $71,876.00 Date 01/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARILOTTA, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,875.76 Date 09/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWOLEK, ANTONIETTA R Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,875.48 Date 03/31/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, OSCAR R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,875.21 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUELLER, DONNA Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,875.08 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULVER, VITA F Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $71,874.89 Date 07/09/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSSBACK, THEODORE G Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,874.75 Date 05/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JERVIS, EZLYN B Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,874.15 Date 12/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAIM, NUR AKMAR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,873.96 Date 12/23/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESON, JANICE C Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $71,873.95 Date 05/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOUNTAIN, CHARLOTTE A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $71,873.53 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRELL, CLARENCE E Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,873.14 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGONA, LAURA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $71,872.93 Date 09/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISCOE, KELLY L Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,872.64 Date 12/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name UMBENHOUER, PAULA E Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $71,872.35 Date 03/08/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDIFUR, CHET A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $71,872.20 Date 08/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, LUCY Employer name Monroe Woodbury CSD Amount $71,871.86 Date 10/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEMP, LISA M Employer name Wyoming County Amount $71,871.63 Date 06/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEDINA, INMAR A Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $71,871.63 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIR, JENNIFER Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $71,871.10 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREIDSTER, RACHEL A Employer name Labor Management Committee Amount $71,871.08 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLSOP, NOREEN A Employer name Hewlett Woodmere Pub Library Amount $71,870.98 Date 08/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, PATRICIA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,870.85 Date 10/07/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEPI, BRUCE A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,870.82 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AMES, THOMAS D Employer name Riverview Correction Facility Amount $71,870.76 Date 04/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, SUSAN E Employer name Baldwinsville CSD Amount $71,870.29 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILBERT, MAURICE A Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $71,870.22 Date 07/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THOMAS, TOMMIE T Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $71,870.18 Date 06/24/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALINGER, JOSEPH Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,869.95 Date 05/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERETTS, BRIAN C Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $71,869.74 Date 06/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULERICE, JACQUELINE M Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $71,869.59 Date 10/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERMANN, ERIC W Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,869.10 Date 01/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILA, DONNA J Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $71,868.18 Date 09/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARTEN, JONATHAN M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,867.78 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASTERNACK, JOSEPH C Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $71,867.57 Date 05/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, DONALD J Employer name Town of Perinton Amount $71,867.09 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORYEA, ERIC J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,866.97 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALAZZO, JENNIFER L Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,866.93 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTOLA, JANELLE M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,866.87 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JILL M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $71,866.74 Date 08/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, LEANE M Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,866.73 Date 10/05/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDSMITH, WILLIAM F Employer name Town of Cornwall Amount $71,866.67 Date 10/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FATTORE, ERNEST Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,866.49 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRNOS, WAYNE D Employer name Town of Fallsburg Amount $71,866.38 Date 07/01/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOEMAKER, ROBERT J Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,865.28 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONELLO, ANDREW J Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,865.21 Date 03/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTRINO, CHARLES P Employer name Kenmore Town-Of Tonawanda UFSD Amount $71,864.98 Date 01/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TRAVIS J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,864.57 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANDRIDGE, LAUREN M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,864.57 Date 01/14/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, SOOJIN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,863.90 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System