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 RIVERA, JOHN Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,568.13 Date 05/25/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOUCHARD, BRADLEY S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,568.02 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUHN, JOAN Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $71,568.00 Date 11/28/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONILLA, JUNE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $71,567.96 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARCE, MICHAEL B Employer name City of Rye Amount $71,567.17 Date 09/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, STEVEN M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,566.88 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, WILHELMINA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,566.81 Date 07/23/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVELINE, TIMOTHY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,566.72 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AWINO, FREDRICK O Employer name Town of Wappinger Amount $71,566.52 Date 07/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAGUES, ARIC J Employer name SUNY Inst Technology at Utica Amount $71,566.36 Date 09/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARY, MARK H Employer name Scotia Glenville CSD Amount $71,566.28 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLO, JOSEPH M Employer name Town of Seneca Falls Amount $71,564.92 Date 08/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOWERY, ALICIA L Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,564.12 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVERY, MEGHAN L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,563.81 Date 12/20/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINCIELI, PAUL M Employer name Village of Northport Amount $71,563.68 Date 06/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANLEY, BRIAN R Employer name Five Points Corr Facility Amount $71,563.37 Date 07/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH-BROWN, STACEY A Employer name Roosevelt Public Library Amount $71,563.37 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUDESA, JOY Z Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $71,563.01 Date 10/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITAKER, MICHAEL S Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $71,562.99 Date 05/31/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, RICHARD K Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,562.85 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CLIFFORD, DANIEL T Employer name Warren County Amount $71,562.58 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYCZEK, FREDRICK J Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,562.25 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEON-MARTINEZ, EMMANUEL Employer name Village of Monticello Amount $71,562.18 Date 09/17/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MORELLO, LUCIANO P, SR Employer name Lynbrook UFSD Amount $71,561.95 Date 02/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIBLEY, LORI B Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,561.26 Date 10/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUIDETTI, MARK R Employer name NYS School Bd Association Amount $71,561.21 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PACIELLO, KATHLEEN A Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,561.06 Date 10/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWNSON, SEAN Employer name Long Island St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $71,560.52 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLDUC, JIMMY Employer name Saratoga County Amount $71,560.50 Date 07/27/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAJ, JAMES A Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,560.46 Date 05/27/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, MARK A Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $71,560.32 Date 09/19/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BELLO, CHRISTINA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,560.20 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, ROBERTA P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,559.58 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLIAN, KIM A Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,559.41 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BORBET, KATHLEEN P Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,559.10 Date 10/09/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, NICHOLAS J Employer name City of Rome Amount $71,558.50 Date 09/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN NOTE, PETER W Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $71,558.32 Date 01/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARO, CHRISTINE M Employer name Cortland County Amount $71,558.29 Date 07/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMBER-NEAL, THERESA L Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $71,558.04 Date 06/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYBA, ANITA H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,557.71 Date 06/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMENEZ, MABELL A Employer name New York City Childrens Center Amount $71,557.68 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMM, KEVIN P Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,557.28 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Village of Greenwood Lake Amount $71,556.88 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARILLA, DIEGO G Employer name Town of Cortlandt Amount $71,556.56 Date 07/06/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKWOOD, ROBERT P Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,556.43 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURT, JANICE D Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,556.08 Date 06/20/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABELES, WILLIAM F Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $71,555.80 Date 02/01/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISHAW, HAROLD P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $71,555.72 Date 05/11/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALUMBO, FRAN P Employer name Hauppauge Public Library Amount $71,555.68 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, ROBERT L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,555.40 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTOLILA, STEPHANE P Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,555.34 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, CAROL J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $71,555.20 Date 08/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOIA, NANCY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,554.45 Date 04/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, JOHN C Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,554.28 Date 02/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, CHRISTINA A Employer name Corning Painted Pst Enl Cty Sd Amount $71,554.27 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, JILL N Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,554.17 Date 09/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUCKETT, RUSSELL E Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,554.00 Date 04/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUKETT, SHANE A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,553.80 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOELKL, COREY T Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,553.72 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TYNON, TERESA M Employer name Moriah Shock Incarce Corr Fac Amount $71,552.81 Date 04/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REARDON, STEPHEN Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $71,552.78 Date 12/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUBLE, JAMES R Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $71,552.36 Date 06/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACEVEDO, AISHA C Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,552.22 Date 09/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANINGER, ANDREW M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,551.94 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORINI, ANTHONY P, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,551.62 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RODRIGUEZ, JOSEPH Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,551.34 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'LEARY, COLLEEN A Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,549.92 Date 09/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBER, KEITH R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,549.87 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CORDELL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,549.59 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOROSKI, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,549.42 Date 12/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, CHERYL A Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,549.28 Date 03/17/1966 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSHER, CHARLES L Employer name Greenport UFSD Amount $71,549.15 Date 08/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LISA D Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,548.89 Date 09/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREU, LUIS O Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,548.82 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIERRE, RANDY R Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $71,548.64 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBER, JOSHUA J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,548.41 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNTE, ABIGAIL F Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,548.26 Date 01/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGER, NICHOLE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,548.20 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DENNIS L, JR Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $71,548.17 Date 08/31/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARROLL, PHILIP J Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $71,548.06 Date 07/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TRACY A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,548.02 Date 05/23/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAXON, SANDRA JEAN Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,547.67 Date 02/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAIELLO, ANTHONY Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,547.31 Date 06/09/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILOR, SUSAN A Employer name Haverstraw-Stony Point CSD Amount $71,546.90 Date 09/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS-REED, CARRIE A Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,546.75 Date 10/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GROSSO, DEBORAH J Employer name Village of Pelham Amount $71,546.36 Date 04/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUERARO, SUSAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,546.21 Date 02/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGO, MARY A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,546.01 Date 02/07/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEVACQUA, AMANDA Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $71,545.96 Date 05/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALTMAN, SUSAN K Employer name Connetquot Public Library Amount $71,545.91 Date 09/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAISWAL, JENNIFER A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,545.83 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PASSARELLO, BRIAN W Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,545.80 Date 04/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANESE, ANTHONY E Employer name Seaford UFSD Amount $71,545.74 Date 12/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AQUINO, JARAH E Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $71,545.64 Date 07/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLORIO, ROSEMARIE Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $71,545.62 Date 07/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, PETER J Employer name Northport East Northport UFSD Amount $71,545.40 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIELAND, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,545.35 Date 12/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GOODBERRY, JANET G Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,545.35 Date 02/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMANCUSA, MICHAEL P Employer name Battery Park City Authority Amount $71,545.09 Date 02/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, XAVIER S Employer name Housing Trust Fund Corp. Amount $71,544.61 Date 09/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System