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 MAZZOCCHI, IRENE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,952.07 Date 05/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, JOHN A, JR Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,952.07 Date 04/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, LISA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,952.07 Date 10/18/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOZINA, JAMES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,952.07 Date 08/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, TIMMY Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,952.02 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, PAMELA J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,951.91 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROBUONO, MARC A Employer name Department of State Amount $70,951.89 Date 09/30/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARONE, PETER A Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,951.62 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HODKINSON, ANDREA B Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,951.59 Date 07/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PIERRE, ERICA L Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,951.57 Date 08/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SOMMER, NICOLE M Employer name Onteora CSD at Boiceville Amount $70,951.44 Date 12/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUFF, STEPHANIE D Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,951.35 Date 03/25/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGAN, PAMELA A Employer name City of North Tonawanda Amount $70,951.31 Date 10/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUM, EDISON A Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,950.99 Date 05/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALDWIN, NAOMI J Employer name SUNY College at Fredonia Amount $70,950.93 Date 02/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOCONDO, JEFFERY P Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,950.91 Date 12/28/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAURER, GEORGE H, III Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,950.76 Date 08/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $70,950.69 Date 05/20/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, DIANA K Employer name Greater Binghamton Health Center Amount $70,950.27 Date 12/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURWELL, TAMIA N Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $70,950.24 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KEEVER, TIMOTHY P Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,950.10 Date 09/24/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEHANNA, LAURA A Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $70,950.01 Date 03/12/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DOMINIQUE L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $70,950.00 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENION, ROBERT R Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,949.99 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, ROGER K Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,949.99 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, JEAN L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,949.99 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAIGNEAULT, COLLEEN MARIE Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,949.99 Date 12/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMROCK, SUZETTE Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,949.95 Date 03/22/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKER, SUSAN Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,949.69 Date 11/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOVAN, SUZANNE D Employer name Orange County Amount $70,949.69 Date 04/29/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JESUS, LYNNE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,949.68 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADSHAW, HAMPTON C Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,949.64 Date 12/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, TERRY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,949.63 Date 01/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNASCHINA, P Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,949.22 Date 05/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TARANTELLI, THOMAS V Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,949.01 Date 03/11/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAURIO, DEBORAH L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,948.95 Date 09/22/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, ANN E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,948.84 Date 05/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, CATHERINE M Employer name Department of State Amount $70,948.83 Date 10/01/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALISBURY, BRENDA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,948.58 Date 02/16/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUNNY, SHERLYKUTTY Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,948.48 Date 12/09/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOBLE, SALLY L Employer name Village of Canton Amount $70,948.27 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WATSON, DOREEN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,948.18 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYES, VIRGINIA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,948.14 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HULL, SHEILA I Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,947.96 Date 11/25/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, JAMES R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,947.55 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMLINGEN, THEODORE R Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $70,947.50 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, DALE W, JR Employer name City of Lockport Amount $70,947.36 Date 03/14/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THEOPHEL, JOANN A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,947.29 Date 07/30/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPETTA, JOHN T Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,947.26 Date 01/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CRAIG, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,947.17 Date 08/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NEAL, BRENDA Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,947.11 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORSCHAUSER, RICHARD S Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,947.01 Date 05/18/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GEE, CORY P Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,946.82 Date 08/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LUO, LILLIAN Q Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,946.56 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LAUREN J Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 01/26/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA GRASSA, KATHRYN R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 02/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDER, RISA R Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE-NWOKOCHA, ASHLEY N Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 02/16/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAVINE, MEGHAN L Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MELENDEZ, ELBA C Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 02/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUONDAMATTEO, DINA M Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 01/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAHID, OMER Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 03/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIVIN, JILLIAN A Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 02/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFE, DANA B Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEWIRE, BRITTANY S Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SINGH, HARI K Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $70,946.27 Date 07/28/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENSETH, KERRY A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,946.25 Date 08/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACKS, VALERIE K Employer name Albany County Amount $70,946.16 Date 06/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEABURG, DIANE M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $70,946.14 Date 11/04/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, MAUREEN M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,946.00 Date 02/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRCHER, JOHN C Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,945.94 Date 06/29/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHORTSLEEVE, LORI J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,945.63 Date 09/29/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LACK, JONATHAN M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,945.59 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CANN, JAMES A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,945.54 Date 11/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHRISTIAN, DORRETTE T Employer name Veterans Home at Montrose Amount $70,945.49 Date 07/11/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUNDERS, ROBYN L Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,945.39 Date 05/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NISKI, ROBERT J Employer name Three Village CSD Amount $70,945.19 Date 06/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOUST, KARLA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,944.89 Date 04/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENNER, GLENN A Employer name Lansing CSD Amount $70,944.77 Date 08/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASTROPIETRO, DONELLE K Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,944.73 Date 06/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPYCHALSKI, JANET P Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $70,944.69 Date 04/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC COY, KATHLEEN A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,944.30 Date 12/13/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMINSKI, DOREEN G Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,944.11 Date 10/17/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERUSICH, CATHERINE A Employer name Williamsville CSD Amount $70,944.08 Date 05/11/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEALE, ANDREW P Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,943.90 Date 04/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WELTIN, HELEN E Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,943.74 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE JAGER, EDWIN J Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,943.41 Date 07/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EUSTACE, JANET M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,943.33 Date 04/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHUMACHER, MICHELLE Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,943.29 Date 12/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEISS, LOUISE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,943.26 Date 04/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARENCHAK, IRENE E Employer name Education Department Amount $70,943.16 Date 08/22/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, JUSTIN A Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,943.09 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, SARAH M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,943.07 Date 03/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, SHERI M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,943.00 Date 05/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, KURT A Employer name Town of Pleasant Valley Amount $70,942.98 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NASH, MARYBETH Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,942.96 Date 09/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORENO, PATRICIA M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,942.63 Date 11/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLEM, CHRISTINA Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,942.59 Date 06/03/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANAHER, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,942.43 Date 07/19/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, VICTORIA L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,942.43 Date 06/26/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System