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 NAMENY, MICHAEL E Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $71,000.95 Date 06/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERETTI, LORI J Employer name Town of Niskayuna Amount $71,000.75 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'ESPOSITO, ANTHONY P Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,000.02 Date 02/09/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMBROSINO, EDWARD A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,000.00 Date 01/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAKEMAN, BRUCE A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,000.00 Date 04/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOOSBY, DOROTHY L Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,000.00 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUDES, GARY A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,000.00 Date 07/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEENEY, ERIN KING Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $71,000.00 Date 12/15/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLO, VICTOR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,999.95 Date 03/13/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOACHAMIN, MIGUEL A, JR Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,999.87 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPESOVSKI, ZORAN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,999.73 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSTEN, RICHARD A Employer name City of Rye Amount $70,999.59 Date 09/24/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERLUCCI, MARIA T Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $70,999.46 Date 01/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARE, ANNIE M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,999.30 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, LOLA A Employer name Corning Community College Amount $70,999.28 Date 11/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOOVLER, DARREN J Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $70,999.17 Date 11/21/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATLIN, VALERIE Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,999.07 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DENAIS, MARCIA A Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,999.03 Date 03/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COPPA, GUSTAVO Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $70,998.94 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISE, KAREN J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,998.93 Date 03/10/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERDINAND, JOHN GEORGE Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,998.76 Date 05/03/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGOE, R THOMAS Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,998.64 Date 03/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, DEANNE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,998.57 Date 11/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, LAWRENCE J Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,998.24 Date 02/01/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, BERNARD Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,998.15 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARWOOD, LORI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,998.15 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, AUNDRE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,998.03 Date 05/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, JENNY A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,997.88 Date 01/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUTCHINSON, SHANE A Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,997.88 Date 09/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, AARON C Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,997.77 Date 11/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASPER, THOMAS J Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $70,997.60 Date 01/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALCHIODI, ANDREA Employer name Mastics Moriches Shirley Libr Amount $70,997.60 Date 07/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KUTLINA, PAUL F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,997.33 Date 01/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, ROBERT G Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,997.16 Date 11/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, TODD M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,997.15 Date 03/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOPP, JOSEPH Employer name Education Department Amount $70,997.14 Date 07/24/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANBORN, SUSAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,997.14 Date 04/11/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, WARREN, JR Employer name Village of Sloatsburg Amount $70,996.89 Date 04/24/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, IVAN Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,996.78 Date 11/08/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAZZANO, DAVID J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,996.78 Date 10/20/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCALLY, RAYMOND B, IV Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,996.40 Date 08/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUIGLEY, ADAM M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,996.14 Date 08/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTENO, VICTORIA I Employer name Orange County Amount $70,996.04 Date 07/08/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ISNARD T Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,995.91 Date 01/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZYMANSKI, DAVID S Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,995.88 Date 01/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DREWNIAK, JOEL C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,995.78 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIMI, MARIA Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,995.53 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, DONALD S Employer name Steuben County Amount $70,995.49 Date 04/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, PATRICK A, JR Employer name Central Islip UFSD Amount $70,995.23 Date 06/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE LANEY, BERNADETTE M Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,995.04 Date 04/23/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLEY, KARYN A Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $70,994.88 Date 12/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLLOY, SARA C Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,994.77 Date 11/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANGIONE, JOSEPH O, JR Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $70,994.74 Date 05/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RELYEA, ALISON M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,994.41 Date 01/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUGHES, THOMAS C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,994.35 Date 05/22/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERTSON, CINDY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,994.24 Date 06/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, KIT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,994.19 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALBRIDGE, PAUL JOHN Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,994.06 Date 10/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, PATRICIA ANN Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,993.78 Date 02/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARTIN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,993.47 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTTON, DAVID R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,993.39 Date 05/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPROUL, MATTHEW J Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,993.11 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHART, MARILYN L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,992.94 Date 07/17/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANE, TINA M Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $70,992.88 Date 09/09/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, DONALD Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,992.79 Date 12/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA JEUNESSE, CATHLEEN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,992.71 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMOS, EVERLASTING H Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,992.71 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOLENTINO, WARREN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,992.71 Date 06/23/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ONICHTCHAK, GALINA Employer name East Meadow UFSD Amount $70,992.22 Date 04/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, LOUIS I Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,992.20 Date 10/02/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, INGRID E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,992.16 Date 12/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIDGEWAY, VALERIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,991.67 Date 12/30/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZEWERT, JOSEPH A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,991.56 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGOREK, BARBARA G Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,991.35 Date 07/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLUEWELLING, MARY BETH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,991.17 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSCO, DEBRA G Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,991.17 Date 12/23/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUNG, LORI C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,991.17 Date 09/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WROBEL, GARY M Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,991.17 Date 01/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,991.15 Date 12/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEILSON, JOHNNIE SUE Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,991.10 Date 10/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAROLD, CLAROPATRIA A Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,991.05 Date 08/04/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIKER, JASON J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,991.05 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASWELL REAGAN, RONA J Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,990.90 Date 09/02/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSON, JOSHUA B Employer name Monroe County Water Authority Amount $70,990.89 Date 02/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, WANDA R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,990.82 Date 03/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, JACK D Employer name City of Ithaca Amount $70,990.82 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HONIKEL, KELLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,990.77 Date 04/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, KARIN T Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,990.57 Date 05/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRY, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,990.57 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAPATA, ROGER A Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,990.57 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTH, KENNETH A Employer name Village of Southampton Amount $70,990.42 Date 06/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEFFERS, MARGARET M Employer name Albany County Amount $70,990.35 Date 12/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYO, DARLENE Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,990.17 Date 06/09/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUGH, DAWN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,990.13 Date 09/19/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REID, LORI Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,990.04 Date 11/21/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,989.71 Date 03/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTFIN, DAWN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $70,989.65 Date 09/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCO, ANTHONY Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,989.63 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, ROBERT P Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,989.54 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICKARZ, BONNIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,989.43 Date 01/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System