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 CAPUTO, DIANA E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,967.07 Date 05/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE VIVO, THOMAS G W Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,967.07 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEMPSEY, NICOLE D Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,967.07 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KENNA, PATRICIA Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,967.00 Date 06/17/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARONE, LISA D S Employer name Erie County Amount $70,966.84 Date 02/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROUSE, MARIE I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,966.79 Date 10/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, BRUCE C Employer name Poughkeepsie Publ Library Dis Amount $70,966.31 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALDWELL, CAROLYN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,966.29 Date 08/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, CHRISTINE C Employer name City of Long Beach Amount $70,965.86 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOYETTE, TERRI L Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,965.83 Date 09/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANEK, COLLEEN F Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,965.69 Date 10/31/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESTMAN, JAKOB Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,965.21 Date 03/02/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAN, LISA L Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,964.96 Date 02/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERBILT, KIRK Employer name Village of Avon Amount $70,964.88 Date 06/17/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, KEVIN M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,964.74 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPRA, MATTHEW J Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,964.68 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONKIN, THERESA A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,964.61 Date 03/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TULLOCH, GLORIA L Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,964.52 Date 05/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TANYA O Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,964.32 Date 06/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERWOOD, EDWARD C, JR Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,964.11 Date 09/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKEL, JENNIFER M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,964.03 Date 02/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNUM, PHILIP C Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,964.01 Date 12/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAFFEI, JOSEPH G Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,964.01 Date 03/29/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWSKI, RICHARD J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,964.01 Date 02/15/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTH, LAURENCE G, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,964.01 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MARIAN J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,964.00 Date 10/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, TRACY L Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $70,963.92 Date 12/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBOTT, THOMAS L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,963.46 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, ROBERT W Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,963.41 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, WILLIAM J Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $70,963.38 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROSS-CIACCI, MARYANN Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,963.29 Date 11/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECHTEL, CARL Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,962.96 Date 07/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAGG, KENNETH J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,962.96 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONSKI, DAWNMARIE Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $70,962.95 Date 09/07/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SERRANO, MIGUEL A Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,962.69 Date 05/17/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAURIO, JACALYN A Employer name Div of Tax Appeals Amount $70,962.66 Date 07/12/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COONS, JEFFREY L Employer name Lyons CSD Amount $70,962.43 Date 07/29/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHULER, TODD Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,962.36 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBO, ROBERT A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,962.33 Date 04/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEARNEY, JOHN P Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,962.18 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAROIS, MICHAEL D Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,962.01 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DONALD, THOMAS M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,962.01 Date 03/04/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, LINDA A Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,961.91 Date 09/05/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADANI, PAMELA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,961.89 Date 06/27/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, SHAWN L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,961.83 Date 10/20/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $70,961.51 Date 05/07/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, OSCAR R Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,961.42 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASQUITH, RUSSELL A Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,961.23 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLALILLO, JOHN A, JR Employer name Oceanside Sanitary District #7 Amount $70,961.11 Date 03/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOZZI, LINDA Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,961.04 Date 04/01/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLI, VIRGINIA A Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,960.84 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANKLIN, JENNIFER K Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,960.83 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONDS, KRISTEN M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,960.26 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BABCOCK, LINDA K Employer name Village of Albion Amount $70,960.26 Date 06/06/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DANIELS, WILLIAM J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,960.24 Date 01/05/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYER, CAROLE Employer name Office For The Aging Amount $70,959.94 Date 06/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARDZIEWICZ, DONALD E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,959.33 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, SALLY Y W Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,959.33 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEISE, ERIC Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,959.33 Date 09/23/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARTIN, DONALD F Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,959.33 Date 01/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PONDILLO, PATRICK M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,959.33 Date 06/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER, JOHN W Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,959.33 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONO, MARK V Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,959.33 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORBES, JUSTINA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,959.33 Date 01/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGENA, JABULANI Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,959.33 Date 11/10/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI BENEDETTO, FRANK P Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,959.33 Date 12/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORT, GLENNA D Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,959.33 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZOLLWEG-HORAN, EMILY C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,959.33 Date 12/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CELLERY, BRENDAN T Employer name Education Department Amount $70,959.33 Date 02/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $70,959.33 Date 09/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLE, JASON T Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,959.33 Date 08/05/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, APRIL L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,959.33 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUSARO, LAURELLE M Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,959.33 Date 11/01/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINNENBACH, JAMES E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,959.33 Date 08/15/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFF, SHAWN D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,959.33 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, SCOTT J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,959.33 Date 01/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTZ, MICHELLE L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,959.33 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, FAYE M Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,959.33 Date 01/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, BRENDA C Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,959.33 Date 05/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLASS, ROBIN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,959.33 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHANAN, BRIAN Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,959.33 Date 07/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE ANGELO, KALYN M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,959.33 Date 09/04/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHMOOD, ARSHAD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,959.33 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAFFORD, KIM M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,959.33 Date 01/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARANOWSKI, JEFFERY J Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,959.24 Date 06/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,958.97 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENIDGE, EARL R Employer name White Plains Housing Authority Amount $70,958.91 Date 05/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURTY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Orleans Corr Facility Amount $70,958.85 Date 11/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE, NGOC P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,958.63 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, EDWARD H Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,958.61 Date 08/10/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, BARBARA R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,958.59 Date 12/08/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STALKER, JAMES A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,958.37 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOOKE, BRYAN L Employer name St Marys School For The Deaf Amount $70,958.04 Date 09/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TALANDIS, DARIUS P Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,958.04 Date 05/15/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHTNER, MICHAEL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,957.59 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLEW, JAMES P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,957.44 Date 03/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUETOW, CARRIE C Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,957.40 Date 06/22/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CZARNECKI, JEFFERY N Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,957.40 Date 04/07/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, SANDRA K Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,957.33 Date 03/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWELL, CHAD E Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,957.33 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System