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 TOPPI, LORI J Employer name Mamaroneck UFSD Amount $71,121.20 Date 10/10/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAKE, JODI L Employer name Village of Lansing Amount $71,120.65 Date 01/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, REBEKAH Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $71,120.36 Date 04/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMPRIVIVO, SCOTT J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,119.87 Date 09/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIDLEY, BRIAN A Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $71,119.87 Date 09/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOWELL, CHERYL L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,119.74 Date 09/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEWART, GREGORY J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,119.70 Date 01/24/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, DANIEL J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,119.48 Date 07/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINGER-SCHWARTZ, LISA R Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $71,119.44 Date 01/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOK, KENNETH J Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $71,119.44 Date 07/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFTIS, MARTIN F Employer name Cayuga Correctional Facility Amount $71,119.15 Date 08/02/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAMES, ADA C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,118.52 Date 05/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROAST, MARYKE L Employer name Washingtonville CSD Amount $71,118.44 Date 10/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROUDIS, DENNIS A Employer name Ulster County Amount $71,118.26 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULTAN, ASLAM Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $71,117.52 Date 08/10/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDIMAN, LINDA M Employer name South Colonie CSD Amount $71,117.40 Date 09/23/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDES, RAY A Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $71,117.22 Date 01/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHETTKOE, RICHARD W Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $71,117.03 Date 11/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIERNAN, BRIAN T Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,116.46 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, KELLI M Employer name St Lawrence Childrens Services Amount $71,116.32 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, LAVOISIER Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $71,116.30 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATKINS, DANIEL R Employer name Town of Islip Amount $71,116.00 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISHAY, GEORGE Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $71,116.00 Date 02/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ROBIN L Employer name Livingston Correction Facility Amount $71,115.82 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACEKO, EMMA E Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $71,115.26 Date 09/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILSON, LARIE G Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $71,114.65 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, LAURA A Employer name City of Ogdensburg Amount $71,114.48 Date 10/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILLEN, NELSON F, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $71,114.40 Date 01/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JODI A Employer name Town of Massena Amount $71,114.28 Date 05/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, LAURETTA B Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $71,113.79 Date 07/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUGHTALING, CHAD T Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $71,113.78 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALVAREZ, JOSE O Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $71,113.63 Date 02/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARIELLO, MICHAEL J, JR Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $71,113.54 Date 06/07/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASUCCI, DANIELLE M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.49 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POGODA, AMY L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,113.46 Date 11/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARCHIBALD, ABBIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 11/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENOVESE, JOSEPH R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 03/05/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, MARTHA ELIZABETH Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 04/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAY, MATHEW A Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 12/05/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAYAWARDENA, CHINTHAKA P Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 06/29/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHENKMAN, JULIE L Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 10/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARTAGLIA, MEAGHAN T Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WENTWORTH, LEAH M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WING, RENEE Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 09/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOST, AMY M Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $71,113.20 Date 03/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZUMBACH, KURT D Employer name Broome County Amount $71,112.87 Date 04/10/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELANCON, BRIAN J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $71,112.86 Date 12/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLY, MICHAEL J Employer name Nassau County Amount $71,112.82 Date 02/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAIMO, EUGENE J, JR Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,112.23 Date 06/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, GREGORY A Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $71,111.69 Date 08/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUIS, RUTH A Employer name Eldred CSD Amount $71,111.49 Date 08/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAAS, STEPHANIE A Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,111.34 Date 10/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUENDIKE, WAYNE R Employer name Genesee County Amount $71,111.23 Date 09/01/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALYANAM, LAKSHMI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $71,111.09 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIGHTMYER, GLENN D Employer name Erie County Amount $71,110.73 Date 04/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LESLIE H, JR Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $71,110.36 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VULLO, VINCENT K Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $71,109.64 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUSS, CARMELLA E Employer name Dutchess County Amount $71,109.39 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEXTON, LYNETTE B Employer name Town of Evans Amount $71,109.12 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HIGGINS, MICHAEL D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $71,108.95 Date 01/06/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, KATHERINE M Employer name Westbury UFSD Amount $71,108.73 Date 07/08/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATCH, DONALD, JR Employer name Warwick Valley CSD Amount $71,108.38 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LUIGI, DIANA M Employer name St Joseph's School For Deaf Amount $71,108.28 Date 01/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABAN, REINALDO R Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $71,108.27 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACIE, ERICKA M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $71,108.06 Date 05/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSEK, MICHELE L Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $71,107.96 Date 11/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TUSKISUN Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $71,107.87 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLON, KATHY QUICKEL Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $71,107.87 Date 09/18/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IMAM, SHARON B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $71,107.55 Date 01/18/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAYED, JOANN Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $71,107.38 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORR, DAVID W Employer name City of Watertown Amount $71,106.88 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PECORARO, PHILLIP M Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $71,106.87 Date 03/13/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATKINS, FLORENCE E Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $71,106.73 Date 03/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOON, TIMOTHY R Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $71,106.65 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLEN, JALENE J Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $71,106.40 Date 01/22/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEZAJ, BUKURIJE Employer name City of White Plains Amount $71,105.96 Date 11/13/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, KEVIN M Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $71,105.86 Date 01/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLETTE, THOMAS G Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $71,105.67 Date 01/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAHAM, CHARLES J Employer name Town of Colonie Amount $71,105.03 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORPE, DARYL L Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $71,104.94 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIGO, SCOTT F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,104.87 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TANNUM, CHRISTIAN B Employer name Westchester County Amount $71,104.86 Date 11/10/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETTIGNANO, CLIFFORD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $71,104.81 Date 03/22/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARANAVITHANE, SIDATH Employer name Gates-Chili CSD Amount $71,104.66 Date 11/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCILLIOTT, CAROLINE A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $71,104.61 Date 12/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENNOX, JULIA A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $71,104.37 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COCHEO, FANNY P Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $71,104.37 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAY, JESSICA I Employer name Orange County Amount $71,103.66 Date 04/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDEN, KEVIN T Employer name Rockland County Amount $71,103.39 Date 09/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOENNECKE, LAURA Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $71,102.88 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Clarkson Amount $71,102.88 Date 06/26/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEDESCO, AMANDA J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,102.66 Date 03/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMPNEY, THEODORE J Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $71,102.41 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENCIC, DAVID N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $71,102.38 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, MARTIN P Employer name SUNY College Techn Cobleskill Amount $71,102.37 Date 08/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRONE, ANGELA Employer name Environmental Facilities Corp. Amount $71,102.37 Date 03/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWAN, DAVID E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $71,102.18 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARRELL, BONNIE R Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $71,101.57 Date 02/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLE, DEBRA L Employer name Lexington School For The Deaf Amount $71,101.42 Date 12/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSO, DENISE L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $71,101.20 Date 08/23/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System