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 MC COY, SUSAN A Employer name Office Parks, Rec & Hist Pres Amount $70,887.79 Date 11/02/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOODRICH, KATHLEEN J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,887.59 Date 10/04/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLFANGER, JASON M Employer name Livingston County Amount $70,887.44 Date 01/23/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TIMOTHY L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $70,887.09 Date 11/19/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VALEUS, PRUCILE V Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,886.79 Date 07/06/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONGIORNO-FENICK, ANGELA M Employer name West Hempstead UFSD Amount $70,886.56 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNQUELL, SCOTT D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,885.97 Date 07/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DECKER, CRAIG Employer name Rhinebeck CSD Amount $70,885.87 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PISERCHIA, MICHAEL A Employer name Adirondack Correction Facility Amount $70,885.54 Date 01/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BACAREZA, JESUS SALVADOR G Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,885.49 Date 07/27/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, MELISSA C Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,884.76 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALSBURG, BRENDA J Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,884.76 Date 07/28/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAFFER, KAREN A Employer name Yates County Amount $70,884.31 Date 02/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMLIN, SUSAN L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,884.23 Date 03/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOATSWAIN, BETTY M Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,884.21 Date 02/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIFFORD, KRISTINA L Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,884.16 Date 06/15/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMONS, DANIELLE Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,883.93 Date 05/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE PAGE, MICHAEL L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,883.76 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMANN-MYERS, JENNIFER M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $70,883.48 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIMMONS, MAHOGANY A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $70,883.47 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VARELA-AGUDELO, WALTER J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,883.32 Date 03/21/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE FAZIO, LISA E Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,883.10 Date 11/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, PATRICIA E Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,882.61 Date 02/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROPSEY, DANIEL C Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $70,882.41 Date 12/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROSEMARY R Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,882.37 Date 10/30/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEVI, JONAH M Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,882.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIS, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,882.11 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATUZA, MARTIN J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,882.00 Date 02/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, DIANE T Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,881.95 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, SARAH Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,881.89 Date 08/01/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SECKERSON, BRENDA A Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,881.88 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAMPNOIS, ROBERT E, JR Employer name Town of Greenburgh Amount $70,881.55 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTER, RICHARD A Employer name Erie County Amount $70,881.22 Date 10/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUPREY, DAVID J Employer name Education Department Amount $70,881.02 Date 05/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CODY, MICHAEL P, JR Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $70,880.92 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANZESE-PESCE, KAREN Employer name Syosset CSD Amount $70,880.89 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DANIEL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,880.79 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASKINETT, KENNETH H Employer name Onondaga County Amount $70,880.72 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOBBS, TYREAK J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,880.32 Date 04/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CORMACK, KYLE P Employer name City of Geneva Amount $70,880.31 Date 07/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CURRENT, JEFFREY W Employer name Erie County Amount $70,880.21 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, KAREN A Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $70,880.11 Date 10/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIDNEY, JAMES Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $70,880.10 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GANESH, JAISINGH Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,879.88 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STONE, JONATHAN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,879.73 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLTZCLAW, ELENA K Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,879.50 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYSSYAK, SERGEY Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,879.27 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELTS, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,879.03 Date 04/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA COUR, GAYLE P Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,878.88 Date 02/01/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ORLANDO Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,878.78 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHATARA, BRADFORD J Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $70,878.77 Date 01/25/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAHAM, TIFFANY D Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,878.58 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JAMES T Employer name Wayne County Amount $70,878.43 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANANDAM, HEMALATHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,878.32 Date 07/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASTA, ANTHONY J Employer name Orange County Amount $70,878.31 Date 11/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OTTO-JONES, INGRID M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,878.08 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAGUE, WALTER J, JR Employer name City of Troy Amount $70,877.78 Date 09/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CICHY, LINDA M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.62 Date 10/14/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENEVENTO, MARGARITE Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $70,877.62 Date 09/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, HARRY T Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/24/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JIMERSON, KATHY D Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUSE, DAVID E Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, WAYNE S Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEWUNMI, STELLA T Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARRAM, SINDURA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, ROBERT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATALFAMO, KAREN E Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 01/03/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, COLIN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARROW, TIMOTHY R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERMANN, MARK A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, NIGEL D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GILPIN, LAYNE G Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRICE, SEAN C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 03/29/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAKKANI, VIDYULLATHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOWALCZYK, RANDY P Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANDA, KAVITHA Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAZZAFERRO, RICHARD T, JR Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NATHAN, TODD S Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 11/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESENGER, WILLIAM T, IV Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANA, VENKATA LAKSHMI Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCANLON, RAYMOND V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 07/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THATI, KRISHNA V Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAWSON, ARTHUR D, JR Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REECE, TRACIE L Employer name Division of Veterans' Affairs Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/08/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FILKINS, ESTELLE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/01/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUNSON, TODD D Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,877.61 Date 03/18/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, MARCUS T Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINAL, DONALD K Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOR, TATE M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOCONDO, MICHAEL P Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERZOG, CARL J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNE, BRICE L Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,877.61 Date 12/27/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONSALVES, MARGARET E Employer name Education Department Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ARGUSTER Employer name Education Department Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO GIUDICE, JENNIFER Employer name Education Department Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEARLEY, LISA A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,877.61 Date 02/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGERT, EDWARD Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name APPLER, KIM K Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/28/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINSON, PAMELA E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, WILLIAM W Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System