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 PETERSON, AUDRE M Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $71,706.66 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEXTON, DANIEL L, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,706.41 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, JANET Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $71,706.30 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGRIM, JENIFER Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,706.23 Date 12/15/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONE, JAMIE M Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,706.06 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IBEZIM, GLORIA O Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,705.82 Date 04/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTREED, ELIZABETH T Employer name Thrall Public Library Amount $71,705.33 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACDONALD, CHRISTINE M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,705.21 Date 10/26/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOENFELDT, LAURETTA P Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,704.89 Date 07/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, IAN J Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,704.69 Date 10/17/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, LORRIS V Employer name Rockland Psych Center Children Amount $71,704.05 Date 04/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURLEY, TIMOTHY J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,703.84 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, KRISTY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $71,703.84 Date 12/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERRISFORD, KAITLIN Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $71,703.76 Date 10/20/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, LAURIE C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,703.76 Date 08/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, DEREK F Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,703.29 Date 12/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULKIN-GODOY, DONNA B Employer name Lakeland CSD of Shrub Oak Amount $71,702.92 Date 04/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REILLY, SHEENA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,702.88 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEHAGIAS, DIMITRIOS Employer name Commack UFSD Amount $71,702.78 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCY, DANIEL Y Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,702.61 Date 05/09/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITKIN, COREY C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,702.05 Date 02/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERINO, KAREN M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,702.05 Date 08/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROKER, EUGENE Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $71,701.89 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAMPILLIL, SIBICHAN J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,701.88 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILEY, STEVEN J Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,701.51 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARAFOLO, KAMIE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,701.47 Date 07/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JAMIE M Employer name Broome County Amount $71,701.47 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALEY, MATTHEW J Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $71,701.40 Date 03/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, DIANA L Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $71,701.30 Date 08/30/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COTE, KERRY J Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $71,700.74 Date 02/05/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEES, ANDREW W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,700.61 Date 02/22/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLETTIERI, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $71,699.46 Date 11/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIDALGO, HENRY S Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,698.94 Date 10/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAKOFF, DIANE F Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $71,698.60 Date 07/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHANZ, KATHERINE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,698.48 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JAVIER Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $71,698.15 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANCO, PETER S Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,698.14 Date 06/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BITEL-FROST, NICOLE A Employer name Education Department Amount $71,697.78 Date 11/04/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, JILL C Employer name Education Department Amount $71,697.78 Date 06/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNEY, HOLLY C Employer name Education Department Amount $71,697.78 Date 04/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IFEBUZO, AYODELE N Employer name Education Department Amount $71,697.78 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUDILLE, JAMES L, JR Employer name Hicksville Fire District Amount $71,697.37 Date 03/28/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENGEMANN, ANGELA Employer name Village of Malverne Amount $71,696.91 Date 06/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTBROOK, DANIELLE B Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,696.83 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMACHO, SUSAN H Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,696.83 Date 06/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDELT, WILLIAM E Employer name Locust Valley CSD Amount $71,696.40 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAZIANI, JOHN E Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $71,696.21 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, KATHLEEN L Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $71,696.00 Date 09/08/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI CASTRO, MARCO J Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,695.98 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CREAMER, DOMINIC N Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,695.70 Date 04/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVOY, ROBERT R, II Employer name Statewide Financial System Amount $71,695.62 Date 01/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANOPHY, THOMAS A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,695.56 Date 05/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, SEAN Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $71,695.45 Date 06/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VRETTOS, CHRISTOPHER G Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $71,695.41 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, STEVEN J Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,695.14 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, SHANE P Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,694.71 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINCA, SANDRA L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,694.66 Date 03/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, NANCY S Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,694.46 Date 04/29/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONGLEY, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $71,694.43 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLARINWA, TAIWO A Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,694.37 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, WINSTON A Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,694.12 Date 04/17/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAMIGLIETTI, ANTHONY P Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $71,692.74 Date 10/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANISLAS, SONY Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,692.52 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSTIN, RICHARD M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,692.35 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, NANCY M Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $71,692.29 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEATTIE, JAMES M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $71,690.90 Date 08/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLERBE, SEAN B Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $71,690.25 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORETTI, ANITA G Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,689.92 Date 04/26/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILES, HEATHER M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,689.91 Date 08/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STICKLEY, DAVID P Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $71,689.63 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, MARK A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,689.12 Date 04/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLANO, LOUIS G Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,689.00 Date 03/18/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, BARBARA L Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $71,688.80 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PFLUG, ROBERT J Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $71,688.72 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, BRITTANY A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,688.09 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILEWSKI, ROBERT C Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,688.02 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, CINDY M Employer name Western Regional Otb Corp. Amount $71,687.63 Date 05/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEBAN, ALEX A Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,687.47 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NASIR, MOHAMED Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,686.86 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIMM, KERRI A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,686.65 Date 08/22/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITZ, JOSHUA E Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $71,686.16 Date 10/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVIN, BETHANN Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,686.03 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHETTE, HELEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,685.88 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARIUS, MARTINA S Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,685.12 Date 03/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILSON, CLIFFORD E Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,684.74 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIYANAPATHIRANE, GUNASIRI Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,683.80 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRONSON, FONDA KAY Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,683.65 Date 01/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIEBELKORN, DAVID R Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $71,683.65 Date 02/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STUCK, MAUREEN E Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,683.55 Date 11/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBUS, STANLEY J, JR Employer name Manhasset Lakeville Water Dist Amount $71,683.52 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIELY, MICHELE C Employer name Clarkstown CSD Amount $71,683.52 Date 09/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOLESAR, KEVIN G Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,683.33 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANERI, VINCENT J Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,683.19 Date 07/16/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIUMARA, MARY M Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $71,683.14 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RATAJCZAK, ANDREW Employer name Sewanhaka CSD Amount $71,682.84 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONTAINE, MARK J Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $71,682.28 Date 10/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, JOHN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,682.23 Date 03/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMOLEN, STEPHEN R Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,681.82 Date 01/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURTIN, BRIAN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,681.70 Date 04/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENHAUER, ARTHUR F, III Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,681.36 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System