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 SMITH, CYNTHIA J Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,180.88 Date 02/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WIEDERSUM, MIA M Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,180.70 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAGNER, COURTNEY B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,180.22 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERSON, LA YONDA A Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $71,180.17 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, LARRY C Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,179.62 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, GARY A Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $71,179.57 Date 07/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEAN-FRANCOIS, CAROL Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,179.55 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALMADRAHI, ABDELKADR Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,179.39 Date 07/29/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, JACK J Employer name Oneida County Amount $71,179.22 Date 04/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISHAAR, RICHARD J Employer name Orange County Amount $71,179.19 Date 03/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWELL, VIRGINIA Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $71,179.09 Date 04/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, VERONICA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $71,179.00 Date 08/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COMBS, KATHLEEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,178.71 Date 03/02/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPENCER, JACLYN L Employer name Livingston County Amount $71,178.23 Date 04/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIERNAN, JONATHAN E Employer name Town of Saugerties Amount $71,178.02 Date 10/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NUESI, TEUDY D Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,177.83 Date 11/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINAZZI, JONATHAN H Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $71,177.80 Date 06/11/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASKOWSKI, ERIC Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,177.74 Date 08/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, BRITTANY Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $71,177.69 Date 10/30/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAREY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,177.58 Date 12/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLINE, GREGORY D, JR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,177.17 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUSNIERCZAK, MICHAEL W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,177.17 Date 07/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, KENNETH H Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,177.17 Date 06/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORABITO, JOSEPH J Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $71,176.87 Date 02/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSQUERA, LORRAINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,176.61 Date 08/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURAS, JILL Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,176.60 Date 10/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VILLALOBOS, FERNANDA Employer name City of Peekskill Amount $71,176.56 Date 01/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRAULO, KIM B Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $71,176.35 Date 05/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,176.29 Date 05/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOMNINOS, ARIANNA E Employer name Division of State Police Amount $71,175.65 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHLSTEDT, MINDY K Employer name Oceanside UFSD Amount $71,175.04 Date 08/02/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORELL, CHERYL L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $71,174.98 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARBATO, DIANE Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,174.96 Date 02/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILKWORTH, WADE S Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,174.96 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOFIA, JACKIELYNN Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,174.96 Date 05/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDILLI, KATHRYN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,174.95 Date 11/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEYERS, KATHERINE A Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $71,174.89 Date 09/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUF, PATRICIA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $71,174.63 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLANTE, KATHLEEN F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,174.29 Date 08/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CANN-SULLIVAN, SUZANNE B Employer name Chemung County Amount $71,174.27 Date 09/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLACK, CORENNE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,174.25 Date 05/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHADEAYNE, THOMAS J, SR Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,174.10 Date 07/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ATTILO, VINCENZO Employer name Briarcliff Manor UFSD Amount $71,174.08 Date 05/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAMPS, RICHARD H Employer name Erie County Amount $71,174.04 Date 10/25/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORREALE, PETER F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $71,174.02 Date 03/12/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRAN, JOSEPH C Employer name Waterfront Commis of NY Harbor Amount $71,173.33 Date 02/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KELLY, DAVID P Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $71,173.29 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATON, ANTHONY B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,173.20 Date 11/14/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROTTIER, PAUL M Employer name Washington County Amount $71,173.14 Date 04/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESTELA, RAUL Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $71,172.54 Date 12/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUCIK, MARK A Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,172.47 Date 10/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURCO, WENDY R Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,172.13 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, ALETHIA N Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $71,171.89 Date 05/21/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELI, JOHN V Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,171.46 Date 03/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATES, VALERIE A Employer name East Hampton UFSD Amount $71,171.14 Date 05/29/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSEPH, JEAN CLAUDEL J C Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,170.94 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESCHENLAUER, LOU ANN Employer name Wyoming County Amount $71,170.67 Date 05/26/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMERON, ANDERSON A Employer name Edgecombe Corr Facility Amount $71,170.47 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, NEIL C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,170.23 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIEBERMAN-COHEN, TINA L Employer name Education Department Amount $71,170.05 Date 09/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUZA, KAREN R Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,170.04 Date 09/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMEC, CASEY T Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,169.88 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SMITH, TANECA V Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,169.58 Date 03/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATTRIDGE, SUSAN C Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,169.48 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BETANCES, JENNIFER A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,169.30 Date 06/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONECCHIA, DEBORAH A Employer name Rye City School Dist Amount $71,169.22 Date 09/28/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARTUSA, FRANCESCO Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $71,169.19 Date 12/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPASQUALE, PAMELA Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,169.16 Date 09/01/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBLE, TAMEKA Y Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,169.05 Date 09/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHILDS, ROBERT P, JR Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,168.92 Date 08/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, EUGENE A, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,168.84 Date 05/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, RENE C Employer name Department of Health Amount $71,168.54 Date 07/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATTUCA, STEPHEN A Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $71,168.47 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCASCIO, LEONARD Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $71,168.15 Date 08/07/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOSCHER, TAD B Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $71,167.98 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYDER, KRISTOPHER N Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $71,167.98 Date 12/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, RICHARD R Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $71,167.78 Date 06/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUTRELL, RUSSELL R Employer name Town of Crawford Amount $71,167.75 Date 02/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATYAS, MARVAL L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,167.71 Date 07/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, JACK T Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $71,167.51 Date 03/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARNER-HALSTEAD, MARIAN D Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,167.25 Date 01/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEAN, EILEEN Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $71,167.21 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISANA, SALVATORE J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $71,167.21 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENNINGS, TIFFANY C Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,167.21 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTT, PAUL E Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $71,167.20 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CULLOUGH, CANDACE Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $71,167.19 Date 10/24/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHGRABER, TIMOTHY C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,166.87 Date 07/08/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, JEFFREY J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,166.87 Date 04/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, PAMELA L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $71,166.62 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURDY, DONALD G Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $71,166.59 Date 01/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RUBEN Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $71,166.47 Date 02/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRING, DUSTIN E Employer name Warren County Amount $71,166.36 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOMZALSKI, ROBERT J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,165.72 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOMSY, GEORGE C Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $71,165.50 Date 09/01/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENHARD, STACEY J Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,165.39 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, MICHAEL A Employer name Silver Creek CSD Amount $71,165.36 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARGAS, MELVIN L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,165.33 Date 10/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIENDECKER, JEFFREY M Employer name Jefferson County Amount $71,165.06 Date 07/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AVERSA, ROSE Employer name Hauppauge UFSD Amount $71,164.54 Date 11/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILISITS, HELEN Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $71,164.45 Date 04/26/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System