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 BENNETT, LINDA P Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,732.38 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPINNATO, KRISTEN N Employer name Town of Bethlehem Amount $71,731.44 Date 11/12/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CORBETT, LISA M Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,731.28 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITEHEAD, REGINA Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,730.99 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA CRUZ, DIONISIO A Employer name Village of Haverstraw Amount $71,730.92 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEELEY, JOSEPH J Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,730.90 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIBLE-LACEY, DORIS A Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $71,730.78 Date 11/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MABROUK, ADEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,730.72 Date 07/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESSEL, DONALD A, JR Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,730.68 Date 09/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMAREST, ALEXANDER C Employer name Melville Fire District Amount $71,730.66 Date 10/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERCE, MARKUS A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,730.63 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATRAFAILO, JOHN P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,730.00 Date 06/30/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABCUGA, CHRISTOPHER Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,729.96 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, RAJENDRAKUMAR N Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 11 Amount $71,729.85 Date 03/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, HUMBERTO Employer name Great Neck Park District Amount $71,729.64 Date 05/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASKELL, ELENA R Employer name Red Hook CSD Amount $71,729.33 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOTTFRIED, SUSAN M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,728.60 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AGOSTINO, DONNA A Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $71,728.59 Date 01/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNS, MICHAEL L Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,727.95 Date 04/20/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENVENUTO, MARIE E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,727.70 Date 03/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, DANIEL P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,727.48 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRELLI, DOUGLAS J Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,727.38 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, GEORGE F Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $71,727.28 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVI, SALVATORE P Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,725.91 Date 03/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JENNIFER A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,725.84 Date 05/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHEPIS, VIRGINIA A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $71,725.79 Date 10/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRANTINO, ANTONIO Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,725.72 Date 06/30/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, MICHELE J Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $71,725.39 Date 12/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAGGS, LEE R Employer name Town of Guilderland Amount $71,725.38 Date 03/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOEPPEL, JAMES E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,725.25 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, REBECCA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,724.50 Date 05/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOGUSZ, ERIC M Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $71,724.27 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, MARY E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,724.10 Date 11/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, NICHOLAS R Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,723.90 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLER, ERIC Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,723.63 Date 08/18/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, TIFFANY S Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $71,723.62 Date 09/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROM, BLAKE F Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,723.16 Date 04/10/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARETTE, ERIC J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,723.02 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORT, LUCAS J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,723.00 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAJOR, ANDREW R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,722.31 Date 06/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, RACHAEL M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,721.43 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUZA, ARIEL Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $71,721.37 Date 03/21/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNN, ROBERT W Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,721.32 Date 06/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ODURO-MC CUE, VIDA Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,721.23 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLAVIK, AMY B Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $71,720.91 Date 07/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MITCHELL C Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $71,720.67 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOMINO, BRIAN A Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,720.48 Date 06/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPORALE, JOSEPH T, JR Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $71,720.33 Date 02/24/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, ALAN E Employer name Town of La Grange Amount $71,720.27 Date 01/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, MICHELLE D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $71,720.23 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIC, BRIAN Employer name SUNY Maritime College Amount $71,719.79 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIALIANO, GEORGE P Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $71,719.12 Date 01/22/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETREAULT, LEONA L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,719.06 Date 04/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, DEAN H Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,718.79 Date 10/09/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, BARBARA M Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,718.73 Date 08/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PULSINELLI, ANTHONY S Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $71,718.62 Date 05/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLODUEK, EILEEN P Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $71,718.61 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, WILLIAM A Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,718.08 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOD, RACHEL A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,717.67 Date 08/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, ANNISA M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,717.56 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, WILLIAM J Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,717.29 Date 06/03/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLSCHER, DAVID E Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,717.01 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHALOM, LENORE A Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,717.00 Date 09/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANELLO, ROBERT Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $71,716.93 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, LAURICE A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,716.49 Date 01/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, SANTOS Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,716.30 Date 12/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTER, DANIEL N Employer name Islip UFSD Amount $71,716.11 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SURDYKE, JASON J Employer name Lackawanna Mun Housing Auth Amount $71,715.93 Date 03/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAJPAYEE, NEERJA Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $71,715.59 Date 06/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEYNE, JENNIFER P Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,715.55 Date 01/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENBERGEN, BASTIAN Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $71,715.45 Date 09/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONECKER, GEORGE J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $71,714.37 Date 10/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAME, MARILYN C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,713.14 Date 09/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, JODY R Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,713.00 Date 03/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YURCHO, DIANE R Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $71,712.95 Date 12/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRACH, JANELLE L Employer name City of Geneva Amount $71,712.47 Date 06/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NABERHAUS, MELISSA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,712.34 Date 10/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANSELMO, ANTHONY F Employer name Nassau County Bridge Authority Amount $71,711.97 Date 01/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASSITER, HOWARD Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,711.65 Date 10/13/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURSO, JESSICA M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $71,711.20 Date 04/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILVESTRO, JILL S Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $71,711.20 Date 04/08/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEUNG, AMANDA Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,710.80 Date 06/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALANEY, ROSHINI S Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,710.80 Date 07/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOX, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,710.66 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADELL, JEFF M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,710.54 Date 08/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURCH, THERESA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,710.24 Date 04/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, SEAN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,710.06 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-BENNETT, SHELLY J Employer name Delaware County Amount $71,709.05 Date 08/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, EDWARD H Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,708.85 Date 02/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ROY L, JR Employer name Sullivan County Amount $71,708.77 Date 03/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DESANTIS, ANTHONY G Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $71,708.64 Date 05/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOHN M Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $71,708.61 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JOSEPH L Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,708.50 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERICKSEN, HERMAN A Employer name Chenango County Amount $71,707.78 Date 01/16/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHERUVATHUR, STELLA B Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,707.77 Date 12/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMBRUSTER, CARRIE S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,707.56 Date 12/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALKA, MARIE F Employer name Broome County Amount $71,707.35 Date 06/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGARD, MARYERIN J Employer name Boces-Ham'Tn Fulton Montgomery Amount $71,707.26 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GODIN, MARTHA A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,707.00 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, LAKEISHA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,706.78 Date 09/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System