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 WACHTEL, CHARLES J, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,425.37 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARY-MAHALA Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,425.31 Date 10/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARAMARA, BERNADETTE C Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,425.10 Date 08/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN WELY, DEREK J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,424.84 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARVIN, ELMER Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,424.39 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, DANIELLE M Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $71,423.84 Date 05/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, KATHRYN S Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,423.73 Date 08/28/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC LAUGHLIN, GARY E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,423.63 Date 10/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRE, DOMINICK Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $71,423.30 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUSHNAHAN, JOHN E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,422.95 Date 07/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, MELISSA D, MRS Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,422.90 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORIGLIANO, JUDY A Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $71,422.50 Date 11/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KAYSON O Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,421.93 Date 04/08/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOERBER, KRISTINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,421.88 Date 05/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, TERRI A Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $71,421.29 Date 07/15/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SEXTON, SCOTT W Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $71,420.87 Date 07/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURRUS, TERRANCE Employer name Elmont UFSD Amount $71,420.84 Date 11/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, PETER Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,420.62 Date 06/19/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VISCONTI, BERNADETTE A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,420.62 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, DONNA M Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,420.62 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, SHARI L Employer name Erie County Amount $71,420.44 Date 04/25/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAULY, BRIAN R Employer name Erie County Amount $71,419.99 Date 04/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, MICHAEL E Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $71,419.91 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTENHAUSEN, RICHARD Employer name Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSD Amount $71,419.84 Date 10/30/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, TAMMY J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $71,419.58 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, JEFFREY T Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $71,419.49 Date 03/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIPPOLYTE, ELIE D Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,419.39 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATLEY, JASON E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $71,418.70 Date 08/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTMANN, BRENDA Employer name Mahopac CSD Amount $71,418.55 Date 01/31/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGH, CURTIS M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,418.51 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EAMES, ARLYN C Employer name Hempstead Industrial Dev Agcy Amount $71,418.11 Date 09/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REED, THOMAS J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,417.70 Date 12/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAHAN, ANTOINETTE Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,417.00 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANNUNZIATO, SALVATORE J Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $71,416.85 Date 08/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE MAY, DANIEL G Employer name Wayne Co Water & Sewer Auth Amount $71,416.80 Date 03/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUDEWIG, JOHN Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,416.76 Date 01/07/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA BARBERA, PAUL J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,416.64 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMIRCI, JOHN I Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,416.60 Date 10/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHROS, THEODORE T Employer name Greenlawn Water District Amount $71,416.32 Date 03/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERVELLO, LOUIS D Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $71,415.60 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEVIN, MICAH D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $71,414.86 Date 08/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLOOD, JOHN G Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,414.77 Date 06/28/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, CARTER J Employer name City of Corning Amount $71,414.71 Date 08/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name OSSIPOV, JAMES S Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,413.98 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CYRIAC, ANIE V Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,413.91 Date 11/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAHOWSKI, KRISTA Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,413.67 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARSAINE N Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,413.41 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, SUZANNE M Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,413.12 Date 12/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISH, MATTHEW T Employer name Warren County Amount $71,412.61 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, MARGERY M Employer name North Shore CSD Amount $71,412.50 Date 10/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARINELLI, REBECCA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,412.36 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTON, TRAVIS C Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $71,412.30 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURLANDER, VALERIE J Employer name Orange County Amount $71,411.98 Date 08/04/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, ELIZABETH M Employer name Cornell University Amount $71,411.85 Date 09/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIDAR, KELLY Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $71,411.54 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARDI, GINO Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $71,411.53 Date 04/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, MICHAEL J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,411.46 Date 03/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEKER, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,411.37 Date 01/14/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEGA, LEANNA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,411.00 Date 11/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGER, STEVEN M Employer name Columbia County Amount $71,410.45 Date 08/03/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONER, CHARMAINE J Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,410.41 Date 08/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EASTMAN, DAVID B Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,410.27 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCKHAUS, KIM M Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,410.11 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'HALLORAN, KEITH T Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,409.98 Date 06/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEAGHER, JAMES CHRISTOPHER Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $71,409.95 Date 05/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISHOP, NAKIA S Employer name Queensboro Corr Facility Amount $71,409.11 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, MATTHEW Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $71,409.05 Date 04/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRANE, CHARLES J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,408.65 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOCK, MICHAEL C Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,408.65 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name RONDINELLI, JOSEPH L Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $71,408.64 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASQUEZ-ROJAS, IRIS E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,408.46 Date 07/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTROY, LORI A Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,408.19 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MC CALLION L Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $71,407.53 Date 11/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MARK R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,407.49 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANG, LAUREN B Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,407.31 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELOSI, RACHEL E Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,407.21 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, TAMMY M Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $71,406.75 Date 09/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL PINO, LUIS Employer name Harrison CSD Amount $71,406.68 Date 01/11/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMSON, ASHLEIGH C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,406.54 Date 09/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAISER, BRANDY A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $71,406.34 Date 11/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URBAN, JOHN D Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $71,406.08 Date 06/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEIDNER, SUSANNE M Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $71,405.61 Date 03/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELIO, DEBRA A Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,405.16 Date 12/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNACHE, ELDA Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $71,404.37 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RION, PHILIP L Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $71,404.32 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRZANOWSKI, ROMOLA A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,404.26 Date 05/25/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANSEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,404.15 Date 09/24/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, GERARD M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $71,403.96 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSE, KATHRYN J Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,403.92 Date 05/13/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOLICOEUR, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,403.81 Date 08/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURCELL, MICHAEL K Employer name Orange County Amount $71,403.08 Date 11/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESTON, JACQUELYN J Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,403.07 Date 01/13/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, BRITTNEY E Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,402.87 Date 07/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANIO, MARK A Employer name Erie County Amount $71,402.60 Date 02/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORSEY, MARIANNE Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,402.57 Date 10/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, FRANCIS T Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,402.28 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRKPATRICK, WENDY Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,402.24 Date 01/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ-ROGERS, RAFAEL E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,402.03 Date 06/09/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASSINO, DONALD F Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,402.02 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, GARY M Employer name Ontario County Amount $71,401.53 Date 04/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System