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 SMITH, JO-ANNE R Employer name Hancock CSD Amount $70,931.97 Date 06/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONTELLA, DAWN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,931.86 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DEBRA A Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,931.30 Date 02/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUFANO, DENNIS Employer name Gr Atlantic Bch Water Reclam Dst Amount $70,931.21 Date 10/05/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAH, SYED A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,930.57 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYOSKEY, DEBORAH JEAN Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,930.46 Date 10/21/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLOW, ANDREW J Employer name City of Elmira Amount $70,929.67 Date 03/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, CARALYN R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,929.48 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIESTER MOSS, FRANCES S Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,929.40 Date 02/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIDDLEBROOKS, JORDAN W Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,929.20 Date 04/06/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNN, KURT E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,928.99 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GRAFF, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Columbia County Amount $70,928.89 Date 06/20/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEEFER, DEBRA A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,928.48 Date 09/11/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGLAIS, LINDA M Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,928.48 Date 07/15/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCESS, BRIAN R Employer name Town of Amherst Amount $70,928.48 Date 03/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREWSTER, LORI A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,928.21 Date 10/23/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPICOLA, DAVID M Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,928.21 Date 12/03/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEJIA, EVELYN Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,927.87 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBNER, DOUGLAS D Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,927.81 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMINELLI, JAMES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,927.46 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUS, JASON Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,927.45 Date 01/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, DANA L Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $70,927.45 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MICKLE, ROBERT J Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,927.42 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONCA, JOSHUA S Employer name Orange County Amount $70,927.41 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUF, GEORGE W Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,927.31 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEINER, DANA L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,926.70 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNHILL, ADRIAN E, SR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,926.24 Date 11/03/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WICKSTROM, NANCY L Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $70,925.96 Date 12/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON-BUTTERS, CHERRYL A Employer name Kingsboro Psych Center Amount $70,925.70 Date 12/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, JAMES Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,925.59 Date 10/18/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, PAUL W Employer name Yorktown CSD Amount $70,925.53 Date 01/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLICK, STEPHEN D Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $70,925.27 Date 04/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELACQUA-GUINANE, CATHERINE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,924.93 Date 09/03/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCKNER, DAVID P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,924.85 Date 03/19/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEINBACH, ANNE M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $70,924.58 Date 04/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIVI, SIRISHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,924.45 Date 02/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, REBECCA A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,924.45 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MROZ, MARY ANN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,924.05 Date 09/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISTOL, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,923.91 Date 08/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTERA, JOHN A Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $70,923.64 Date 11/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTER, CHRISTINE C Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,923.63 Date 06/26/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALCOTT, CANDICE R Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,923.28 Date 07/20/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SELKE, KATHRYN R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,923.23 Date 10/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLINAN, WILLIAM R Employer name City of Middletown Amount $70,922.80 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERINE, ERIC B Employer name City of Cortland Amount $70,922.47 Date 10/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VAN STEENBURGH, AMY B Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,922.46 Date 10/21/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOULANT, KIM L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,922.24 Date 03/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PESTUGLICCI, JENNIE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,922.20 Date 11/04/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAFARIELLA, TAMI J Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,922.20 Date 03/18/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, CHRISTINE M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,922.20 Date 01/01/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETER, CHRISTINE R Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,922.20 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, CAROL A Employer name Clinton County Amount $70,921.75 Date 09/12/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, LISA E Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,921.38 Date 09/02/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIORDIANO, JOYCE M Employer name Education Department Amount $70,921.12 Date 12/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, ELIZABETH H Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $70,921.08 Date 09/14/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, GRANT L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,920.76 Date 01/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIORENTINO, ROBERT J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,920.70 Date 01/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUGAN, JAMES T Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,920.65 Date 02/18/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALGADO, MARCUS A Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,920.24 Date 02/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENSON, JOHN W Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,920.20 Date 03/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONTI, AMANDA M Employer name Ulster Correction Facility Amount $70,920.03 Date 10/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADISSI, CATHERINE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,920.00 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DZIARNOWSKI, MICHAEL Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,919.95 Date 10/30/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARPULLA, MATTHEW Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $70,919.60 Date 08/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTHAM-RANDOLPH, SHARON C Employer name Supreme Ct Kings Co Amount $70,919.46 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUKE, ANN MARIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,919.45 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TUCKER, RALLYN A Employer name Emma S Clark Memorial Library Amount $70,919.04 Date 08/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, JEAN M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAMER, MATTHEW C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMONS, TIMOTHY B, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERHAM, SHARON M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/03/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANDHU, PAWANDEEP S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VICEDOMINE, JOSEPH Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 08/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARK E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,918.95 Date 09/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAS, LEONARD S, JR Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELEFONTUYI, ADEBOLA K Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISAACS, GREGSON J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELCOGLIANO, DAVID J Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/17/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCURIO, ANDREA L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,918.95 Date 08/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, JOANNE W Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANENKO, PAUL A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAR, HOLLY B Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/02/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, SARAH F Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/26/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, SCOTT M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, KIMBERLY A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, NATHANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPPES, RICHARD P Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MYERS, GENE G Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTER, RICHARD A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 04/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REES, CATHERINE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TANG, JIANZHONG Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 02/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLSKE, SUSAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIRMINGHAM, FRANK V Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,918.95 Date 02/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, CHERYL A Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,918.95 Date 02/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HURD, JOHN L Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE GAETANO, AMY M Employer name Department of State Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/14/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FEDYNIAK, MYROSLAWA M Employer name Department of State Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IVAN, VALERIA Employer name Department of State Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDA, FREDERICK Employer name Department of State Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STURN, TERRA M Employer name Department of State Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System