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 WALSH, KELLY M Employer name Department of State Amount $71,143.07 Date 10/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSEN, STEPHANIE L Employer name Dept of Economic Development Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, MARGARET A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDEN, VENEILYA A Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,143.07 Date 07/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, MEGHAN E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $71,143.07 Date 09/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REDENBACH, NICHOLAS M Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,142.71 Date 09/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENITO, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $71,142.50 Date 01/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNSTEIN, PAMELA H Employer name Village of Irvington Amount $71,142.23 Date 08/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSARA, ALBERT J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,141.86 Date 06/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNELL, SEAN P Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $71,141.53 Date 01/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORITO, ROBERT P Employer name Wayne County Amount $71,140.77 Date 10/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, PATRICK W Employer name Village of Penn Yan Amount $71,140.53 Date 01/11/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOHNKEN, JOHN W Employer name Town of Kent Amount $71,140.47 Date 02/25/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSON, GARY L Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $71,140.29 Date 01/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREW, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,140.23 Date 03/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLOWOOD, JOHN H Employer name Town of Ballston Amount $71,140.02 Date 01/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLON, ERICA Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $71,139.97 Date 08/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, JOHN R Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $71,139.96 Date 05/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORITO, MARIO C Employer name South Huntington UFSD Amount $71,139.85 Date 03/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES-PIERRE, YANICK Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $71,139.68 Date 09/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMARI, WILLIAM S Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $71,139.59 Date 09/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZILBERMAN, LORA G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $71,139.18 Date 12/13/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZGERALD, JEROME A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $71,138.80 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGER, ANDREA L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $71,138.72 Date 04/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VOTINELLI, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,138.42 Date 05/05/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARELLI, MICHAEL D Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,138.41 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEE, MICHAEL P Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $71,138.41 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYTH, DEBRA A Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $71,137.97 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENESACA, FABIAN Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $71,137.79 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWAN, GAVIN K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,137.74 Date 06/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIERCZEK, MATHEW M Employer name Niagara County Amount $71,137.57 Date 03/16/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESMOND, BARBARA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,137.38 Date 07/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLWOOD, JEROME Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,137.38 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLICHTING, LISA J Employer name Great Neck North Water Auth Amount $71,137.30 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARNOLD, JOHN A Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $71,137.24 Date 08/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETSCHKE, SCOTT C Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,137.03 Date 09/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROCCOLO, MICHAEL Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $71,136.35 Date 09/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOTT, RONALD G, JR Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $71,136.16 Date 01/19/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC AULIFFE, KATHLEEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,135.68 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNS, KAREN TILLOTSON Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,135.60 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANNING, CHRISTINE Employer name Tompkins County Amount $71,135.60 Date 10/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELIO, VANESSA A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $71,135.60 Date 09/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, CYNTHIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,135.49 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STROBELE, KAREN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,135.46 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIOFOLO, MARGARET M Employer name Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD Amount $71,135.44 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLK, KELLY L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,135.30 Date 07/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOZAWALLA, FARRAH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,134.60 Date 01/22/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISO, JAMIE R Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,134.60 Date 03/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLO, HECTOR A Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $71,134.39 Date 09/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREINER, JEFFREY M Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $71,134.00 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOSSI, WENDY L Employer name NYS Dormitory Authority Amount $71,133.89 Date 12/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMEAU, TANIA L Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,133.76 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASON, REMY, JR Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,133.61 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ALEXANDER Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $71,133.58 Date 04/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALLUM, KEITH A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Brooklyn Amount $71,133.40 Date 10/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANT, CHRISTOPHER I Employer name Department of State Amount $71,133.24 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMPSON, MONTREECE B Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,132.95 Date 03/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POEPPLEIN, GEORGE A Employer name Boces-Dutchess Amount $71,132.41 Date 04/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTES, EVELYN Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,132.14 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIA, JAMES N Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $71,132.14 Date 10/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMP, JOLANDA G Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $71,132.08 Date 09/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, JEDEDIAH P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $71,131.85 Date 11/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANT, MATTHEW S Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $71,131.45 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANGER, TAMI L Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $71,131.34 Date 09/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHATEAU, JEFFREY J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $71,130.54 Date 08/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREBER, CYNTHIA Employer name Geneva City School Dist Amount $71,130.54 Date 01/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMYRSKI, STEVEN A Employer name Town of Babylon Amount $71,130.34 Date 04/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALIN, CHRISTINA Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,129.96 Date 03/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, TANYA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,129.90 Date 07/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, JEFFREY R Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $71,129.80 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JANESE, CHRISTOPHER R Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $71,129.75 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRUNNER, CLIFFORD P, JR Employer name SUNY College at Oneonta Amount $71,129.55 Date 03/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MANAHAN, PATRICK C Employer name Yates County Amount $71,129.02 Date 12/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTIGLIONE, SALVATORE L Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $71,129.01 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAINER, GARY E Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $71,128.57 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYWARD, SCOTT J Employer name Onondaga County Amount $71,128.02 Date 10/15/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENISON, SHAWNA M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,127.93 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDENBURG, PAOLA LINA Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,127.87 Date 08/22/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, CATHERINE S Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $71,127.76 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROEDER, JOSEPH P Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $71,127.76 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORDE, CELESTE M Employer name NYC Judges Amount $71,127.76 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, CONSTANCE E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,127.35 Date 06/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIPP, PETER D Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,126.76 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALLOS-AMATO, MICHELLE M Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,126.63 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, DONNA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $71,126.44 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODGE, ROBERT D Employer name Malverne UFSD Amount $71,126.12 Date 11/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADELEYE, RALIAT A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $71,124.80 Date 09/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, ME-ASIA L Employer name City of Albany Amount $71,124.47 Date 01/11/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOORE, SANDER Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $71,123.82 Date 01/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBARD, TAMMY S Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $71,123.76 Date 06/15/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, MARI C Employer name Stillwater CSD Amount $71,123.50 Date 09/09/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOSSA, ADUAR E Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $71,123.47 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENFER, JOHN W Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,123.14 Date 01/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUMMERS, LAURA A Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $71,122.99 Date 07/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, SARAH M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $71,122.62 Date 10/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, TIERRA L Employer name Boces-Orange Ulster Sup Dist Amount $71,122.53 Date 11/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRASSBURG, TODD M Employer name Village of Suffern Amount $71,122.00 Date 10/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENNEDY, JENNIFER K Employer name Monroe County Amount $71,121.41 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TISO, JOSEPH J Employer name Town of Ramapo Amount $71,121.38 Date 05/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, DAVID J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $71,121.28 Date 01/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System