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 BELLARD, REBECCA D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE NARDO, CHARLES A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EISENBERG, JOSEPHINE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/27/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLAMMGER, JANELLE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 02/23/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILTON, JANICE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/27/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HO, TUYEN Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERGEL, JEREMY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIM, SUNG D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLINK, BEATRICE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 07/12/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KROLCZYK, WENDY J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATIELLO, ANTHONY M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 06/02/1976 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTOLANO, STEPHEN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMISANO, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RALSTON, JONATHAN C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEITLER, MAUREEN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST GERMAIN, MICHAEL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWIFT, NEIL D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ANDREW J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, DOREEN E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,918.95 Date 10/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYNARD, STACYLYN Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,918.95 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDACARO, MICHAEL J Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,918.95 Date 02/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANRAHAN, ELLWOOD F Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,918.95 Date 09/15/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISWANGER, MATTHEW M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIDDLE, JASON B Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, MAUREEN A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRATTINGER, WILLIAM E Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,918.95 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CUNE, ROBERT F Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,918.95 Date 11/09/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHIFFERLI, MICHAEL P Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,918.95 Date 12/04/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC PHERSON, BRENT C Employer name Central NY St Pk And Rec Regn Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, DELSA I Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DION, TITIAN L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, SHARON L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,918.95 Date 03/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, MICHELLE L Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,918.95 Date 01/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTENUTO, JOSEPH F Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,918.49 Date 12/02/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLOTNY, LYDIA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,917.50 Date 06/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REFF, YVONNE F Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,917.09 Date 03/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTHEWS, SHELIA B Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,917.08 Date 04/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KEVIN J Employer name Patchogue-Medford UFSD Amount $70,916.90 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RONDELL, CLIFFORD M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,916.57 Date 02/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONFORME, ARMANDO F Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,916.21 Date 01/07/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEFF, ROBERT J Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $70,915.96 Date 10/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, JAMES R, JR Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,915.93 Date 01/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, JEFFREY F Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,915.92 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGERS, ANTHONY D Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,915.61 Date 01/13/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PITEO, DAWN Employer name Roslyn UFSD Amount $70,915.35 Date 10/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUENGST, FREDERICK J Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $70,915.15 Date 08/13/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IGLESIAS, HECTOR Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $70,915.01 Date 09/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SACCO, HELENE Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $70,914.81 Date 01/18/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLENTZ, JOHN A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,914.78 Date 01/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIETZEL, ERNEST P Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,914.66 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALO, RENEE C Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,914.60 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIPIETRO, MARY ANNE Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,914.59 Date 08/24/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THAYER, BETH A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,914.59 Date 07/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WORKMAN, DARREN S Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,914.32 Date 04/05/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, CONNOR J Employer name Town of Rotterdam Amount $70,914.10 Date 01/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ALLEN, CORY P Employer name City of Jamestown Amount $70,913.83 Date 12/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVERI, JONATHAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,912.56 Date 10/26/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, CORI L Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,912.31 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSE, SHERLY Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,912.31 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YEMAN, JOHN W Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,912.31 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LABUZZETTA, CHRISTINE M Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $70,912.31 Date 07/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHOWENS, BRIAN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $70,912.31 Date 01/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, KYLE D Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,912.13 Date 05/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILL, RONALD J Employer name Education Department Amount $70,912.08 Date 07/05/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, SHANTA Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,911.85 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LETINA, TAMARA S Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,911.26 Date 06/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, KARRIE K Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,911.22 Date 05/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, JAMES C Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,910.68 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURBIDGE, SCOTT E, JR Employer name City of Oneida Amount $70,910.59 Date 01/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ABUSBEITAN, AYESNA M Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,910.51 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAHLEVAN-IBREKIC, CHALLACE D Employer name Nathan Kline Inst Amount $70,910.44 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, MARGARET A Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,910.09 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALAMA, JONAS F Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,909.48 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARTER, NIEKIVA W Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,909.47 Date 09/11/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERNANDO, DOROTHY H Employer name Education Department Amount $70,909.07 Date 05/17/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIPPEE, CLAUDE A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,908.88 Date 01/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKWOOD, CRAIG W Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,908.68 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, LISA Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $70,908.58 Date 01/30/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHIELDS, TONI E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,908.31 Date 06/25/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLIDAY, DOLORES Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,908.31 Date 07/02/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRIANO, MARIA Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,908.31 Date 03/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONSOLE, LYNN A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,908.31 Date 03/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, PRIZE B Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $70,908.27 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, PAKEMA S Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,908.25 Date 06/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JASKULA, JOYCE M Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $70,908.20 Date 03/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RANCOUR, DANIEL J Employer name City of Saratoga Springs Amount $70,908.20 Date 07/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDING, LIZBETT Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,907.97 Date 12/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEBE, ELLEN A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,907.93 Date 12/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLO, RACHEL C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,907.80 Date 11/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARMER, PAUL J Employer name Cape Vincent Corr Facility Amount $70,907.56 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUTHER, STEVEN W Employer name Education Department Amount $70,907.24 Date 06/04/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUNING, JO-ANNE S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,906.73 Date 03/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, PATRICIA A Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,906.45 Date 05/08/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, COLLEEN M Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,905.89 Date 11/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARR, SHANNON M Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,905.84 Date 01/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANS, ALEXANDER Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $70,905.72 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, DONALD G Employer name Catskill CSD Amount $70,905.59 Date 11/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREEDMAN, MICHELLE L Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,904.96 Date 05/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, DAVID P Employer name Woodbourne Corr Facility Amount $70,904.62 Date 01/05/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELTON, JORDAN C Employer name City of Hornell Amount $70,904.60 Date 08/12/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System