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 PETRUSKA-WILMOT, SABRINA C Employer name Education Department Amount $71,582.25 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE-STERN, SARRA Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,582.16 Date 03/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, TIMOTHY Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,582.14 Date 10/10/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEADOWS, JOYCE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,581.85 Date 07/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ-LEACH, SUSAN A Employer name Scarsdale UFSD Amount $71,581.78 Date 06/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAVARRO, PABLO, JR Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $71,581.07 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANCKE, BARBARA A Employer name Sachem CSD at Holbrook Amount $71,580.97 Date 09/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSER, ROBERT H Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,580.79 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, PETER J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,580.24 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RADER, JENNIFER S Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $71,580.15 Date 06/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, WESLEY A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,580.13 Date 12/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CORNELIUS J, III Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,580.03 Date 02/25/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, FLORENCIA Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,579.88 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAM, ROWENA M Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $71,579.56 Date 11/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, MICHAEL D Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,579.46 Date 06/24/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYTON, KYLE J Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,579.44 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZANFARDINO, ROSEMARIE V Employer name NY School For The Deaf Amount $71,579.10 Date 06/04/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, RANDY S Employer name Bolivar Richburg CSD Amount $71,579.02 Date 09/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRACANE, MICHAEL S Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $71,578.73 Date 10/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBBS, GREGORY P Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,578.70 Date 10/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANAS, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,578.67 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LA TORRES, CARLOS R Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,578.45 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLPERT, SHARI B Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $71,578.22 Date 01/25/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARELLANO, JOSE L Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $71,577.98 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THODEN, WILLIAM Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,577.70 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAAB, JONATHAN E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,577.31 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARLING, ALISON M Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,577.27 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWMAN, DESTINI K Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,577.23 Date 09/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GRAZINA Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,577.21 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPFIELD, DUFFY A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,577.15 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAUGHAN, THOMAS Employer name Plainview-Old Bethpage CSD Amount $71,576.49 Date 06/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $71,576.26 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSTREET, DIANNE M Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,576.18 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAS, JOSEPH P Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $71,575.94 Date 10/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZURL, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,575.84 Date 06/03/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOXLER, BRADFORD T Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,575.41 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDANO, GERALD G Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,575.26 Date 01/06/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POSTLE, THOMAS M, III Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,575.25 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAHMAN, LA VOUGHN D Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,575.07 Date 05/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MARTINI, FRANCIS J Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $71,575.06 Date 08/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLEY, CLAYTON H Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,575.06 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KATZENSTEIN, JOHN S Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,575.06 Date 06/10/1965 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVENTHAL, ARLENE Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,575.06 Date 03/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, WILLIAM B Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,575.06 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRINIDAD, RAVENAL C Employer name Department of Law Amount $71,575.06 Date 10/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAIPERSAUD, MAHESH Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,575.06 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRESS, RICHARD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,575.06 Date 04/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINUE, KENNETH V P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,575.06 Date 09/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCE, HILLARY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,575.06 Date 10/06/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAIL, CATHY H Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,574.93 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYLE, DENNIS Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,574.66 Date 05/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLICKMAN, DEBORAH A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,574.46 Date 09/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DEBRA A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,574.09 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKES, DAVID M Employer name Helen Hayes Hospital Amount $71,574.08 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, LUDOVINO Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,574.08 Date 09/05/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YARMIE, LORI A Employer name Sagamore Psych Center Children Amount $71,574.08 Date 09/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, JEAN LOUIS Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 08/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLEA, JOSETTE Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 10/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, DONNA M Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,574.08 Date 04/16/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, ROSEMARIE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $71,574.08 Date 11/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, REBECCA M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 06/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, CEILA H Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 07/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, FLORENTINA Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $71,574.08 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOURNIER, CLARA A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY-LEE, MURIEL T Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 09/12/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, CLARA G Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 08/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLINGTON, SHERRI Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $71,574.08 Date 02/25/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON-SMITH, SOPHIA N Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,574.08 Date 09/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, CAROLYN Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,574.08 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, LISA P Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,574.08 Date 02/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARMULA, LONI J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $71,573.86 Date 08/16/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WISE, TRICIA A Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,573.73 Date 07/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUICK, QUANDERA T Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,573.49 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPELBAUM, ILENE H Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $71,573.40 Date 09/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARROLL, JAMES M Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,573.27 Date 03/22/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JASON W Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,572.88 Date 08/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHAEL J Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $71,572.69 Date 02/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOGARTY, DANIEL J Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,572.57 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMA, GREGORY B Employer name Erie County Amount $71,572.53 Date 07/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLNESS, LENWARD G O Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $71,572.35 Date 10/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, MALCOLM C Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,572.08 Date 04/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERR, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,572.01 Date 07/06/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAULFIELD, KATHLEEN A Employer name North Colonie CSD Amount $71,572.00 Date 06/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRICH, DOROTHY M Employer name Village of Lynbrook Amount $71,571.98 Date 06/07/1955 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, RANDY B Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,571.40 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIKEN, RICHARD E Employer name Elwood UFSD Amount $71,571.21 Date 09/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAND, BEAU J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $71,571.16 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIT, RYAN D Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,571.16 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALANDRO, LISA J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,570.84 Date 11/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENNO, NICHOLAS J Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,570.71 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCHANSKYJ, STEPHEN B Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,569.87 Date 12/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AL MAMUN, MANAAL Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $71,569.56 Date 09/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRZYBYCIEN, JOHN P Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,569.55 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WERTH, ROBYN K Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $71,568.99 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENNEY, RANDI-LEE Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,568.90 Date 09/05/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURIGA, LISA G Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,568.75 Date 07/07/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD-ALLARD, JOANNA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,568.58 Date 05/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLENBECK, HEATHER E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,568.42 Date 07/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMMA, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $71,568.23 Date 09/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, BRENDAN B Employer name Albany County Amount $71,568.17 Date 08/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System