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 CLEMENT, NANCY L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 12/16/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE STEFANIS, SARA C Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/06/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELONG, NATALIE S Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRANGER, BRIAN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 01/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ISABELLE, MICHELLE M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 01/31/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILMARTIN, ANDREAS E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 12/18/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, PATRICK B Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 10/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, THOMAS T Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 02/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, LAURA J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVENBURG, PHILIP G, JR Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/02/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAUER, LEAH M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, STEVEN M Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 11/29/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOLTREN, APRIL T Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHOR, EILEEN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,877.61 Date 06/29/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, REGAN J Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,877.61 Date 01/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIBSON, OLGA S Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLOGG, PHILIP J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOCH, GABRIELE I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEATON, HEATHER I Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, RENEE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, CAROL A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,877.61 Date 07/24/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTINO, PAUL J Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/23/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BISIO, MARIE A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ROGER A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,877.61 Date 08/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANNON, MATTHEW V Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLLAND, THOMAS R Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/08/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRBY, LENORA O Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/14/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACHUFUSI, IKEMEFUNA Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANAMAKER, STEVEN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,877.61 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILDRICK-COLE, JEREMY L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/08/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, JHOMO R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,877.61 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLZWORTH, CASEY L Employer name Saratoga Cap Dis St Pk Rec Reg Amount $70,877.61 Date 05/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIEHL, MARCUS B Employer name Finger Lakes St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $70,877.61 Date 07/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUNT, SCHLAWYEA E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,877.61 Date 07/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAS, ASHIM Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,877.61 Date 04/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ANDREA J Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,877.61 Date 11/17/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMON, MARK Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,877.61 Date 07/30/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, DANIEL B Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,877.61 Date 03/02/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, MICHAEL S Employer name City of Oneida Amount $70,877.53 Date 04/01/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PANICO, LAWRENCE, JR Employer name Lindenhurst UFSD Amount $70,877.51 Date 09/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARLENA C Employer name NYS Joint Comm Public Ethics Amount $70,876.84 Date 02/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURNER, ANTHONY S Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $70,876.76 Date 01/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANGEL, RHONDA A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,876.49 Date 05/14/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULLUSCIO, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $70,876.42 Date 04/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARCONE, THOMAS E Employer name City of Utica Amount $70,875.74 Date 03/27/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FORD, RICHARD D, JR Employer name Minisink Valley CSD Amount $70,875.48 Date 02/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARTLEY, LAUREN Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $70,875.38 Date 12/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FORTINO, DORIS A Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $70,875.07 Date 08/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLOOMER, PATRICK F Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $70,874.97 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BULLOCK, BRIAN C Employer name City of Cohoes Amount $70,874.76 Date 01/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name GAWLEY, KRISTEN K Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $70,874.67 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, RICHARD A Employer name Mid-Hudson Psych Center Amount $70,874.64 Date 12/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSTAMANTE, OSVALDO A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,874.58 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS SCOTT, SHAWANDA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,874.32 Date 07/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STERLING, ALISON B Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,873.67 Date 06/03/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRASHUNE, PETER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,873.09 Date 10/12/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, MICHAEL T Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $70,872.82 Date 04/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZANCHELLI, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Scarsdale Amount $70,872.70 Date 12/17/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KWARTLER, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Chenango Amount $70,872.62 Date 09/01/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUZMAN, JOSEPH Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,872.59 Date 04/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JARNOT, JAMES E Employer name Wyoming County Amount $70,872.55 Date 06/19/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, BRUCE D Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,872.27 Date 01/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUCCURULLO, PEGGY J Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $70,871.80 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNYDER, CHRISTIAN R Employer name Otisville Corr Facility Amount $70,871.73 Date 02/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZAMORA, RAUL C Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,871.41 Date 06/12/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADALIAN, WILLIAM A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $70,871.38 Date 04/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPO, JANIS R Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,870.83 Date 07/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, ELIZABETH K Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,869.45 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCRIVANO, STEVEN J Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $70,869.32 Date 06/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAVER, KIMBERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,869.21 Date 07/17/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURINTON, DARRYL L Employer name Village of Ballston Spa Amount $70,868.79 Date 02/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DARWISH, MAISUN K Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,868.69 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARPE, ZACHARY J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,868.55 Date 07/10/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUTHERLAND, KENNETH G Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,868.49 Date 06/25/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALEY, IAN S Employer name Hudson River Park Trust Amount $70,868.45 Date 05/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALL, SUSAN Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,868.37 Date 02/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSE, RICHARD E Employer name Orange County Amount $70,868.12 Date 12/19/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, WILLIE G Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,867.92 Date 04/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUEB, JOHN, III Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,866.83 Date 11/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, SUSAN C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,866.81 Date 01/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUMBIS, MICHAEL A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,866.72 Date 07/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,866.67 Date 07/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARMOUR, DOROTHY B Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $70,866.59 Date 10/19/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARLICK, LLOYD L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,866.45 Date 11/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AVILA, LESLIE M Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,866.36 Date 02/22/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIZZIO, JULIE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,866.17 Date 06/21/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DANIELLE Employer name Cortland County Amount $70,865.72 Date 04/05/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBEL, SHIRLEY A Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $70,865.51 Date 01/29/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRELLA, MICHAEL S Employer name Village of Port Chester Amount $70,865.50 Date 06/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODCOCK, PEGGY S Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,865.39 Date 08/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YACIUK, PRISCILLA Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $70,865.12 Date 08/07/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEEDEN, CRYSTAL L Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $70,865.10 Date 05/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIAMPA, JOHN P Employer name Jericho UFSD Amount $70,864.87 Date 10/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIECUCH, SARAH A Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $70,864.20 Date 09/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARKER, LAURA R Employer name Chenango County Amount $70,863.80 Date 01/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN PUTTE, TRICIA Employer name Town of Brighton Amount $70,863.80 Date 05/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOWNSEND, PATRICK L Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,863.75 Date 06/26/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTROBUS, TONI C Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $70,863.74 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YOUSSEF, PHILIP Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,862.86 Date 09/02/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, ALMAYDA Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,862.63 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System