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 TRAPANI-BARBER, STACEY A Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $70,814.41 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWALLIE, KEVIN A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $70,814.32 Date 06/16/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, RONALD J Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,814.18 Date 02/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, NICOLE E Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,814.10 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, MATTHEW K Employer name Livingston County Amount $70,814.02 Date 03/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETRI, JASON P Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,813.98 Date 05/05/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHIARELLO, DAWN M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,813.92 Date 02/02/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSCHMEYER, CLIFFORD G Employer name Town of North Greenbush Amount $70,813.65 Date 09/08/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AIKENS, WINSTON J Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,813.40 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIANG, GISELLE X Employer name Dept of Financial Services Amount $70,813.40 Date 09/20/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BJORKANDER, TRAVIS J Employer name Putnam County Amount $70,812.94 Date 02/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURRIGLIO, PATRICK M Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,812.65 Date 02/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VON DOLLEN, KAREN E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,812.57 Date 07/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANGTON, DIANE Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $70,812.55 Date 03/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERBACH, GERALD H Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $70,812.25 Date 12/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELIA, SAMANTHA Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $70,811.80 Date 01/26/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, MAUREEN Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,811.59 Date 11/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PICKERING, LORI A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,811.26 Date 04/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCACCIO, BARBARA Employer name Office of Public Safety Amount $70,810.53 Date 02/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TROISI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,810.35 Date 09/23/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, JOSEPH Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,810.27 Date 09/12/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, THOMAS L, JR Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,809.17 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, PHILIP R Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,808.66 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHARMA, OUDIT Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,808.66 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELGHANNANI, SARAH L Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $70,808.48 Date 01/22/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, TERRY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,808.09 Date 10/26/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, MARY Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $70,807.97 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASPEREK, MICHELE L Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $70,807.91 Date 07/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIMBLE, COLLEEN E Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $70,807.73 Date 03/29/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAWSON, JAMES P Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $70,807.73 Date 03/15/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALABURKA, LINDA E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 9 Amount $70,807.73 Date 06/11/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCKAY, DEBRA MARIE Employer name Off Alcohol & Substance Abuse Amount $70,807.73 Date 05/10/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACI, JOHN A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,807.68 Date 06/08/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHISMAR, FRANK J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,807.59 Date 01/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YAPLE, MICHELLE L Employer name Ithaca City School Dist Amount $70,807.35 Date 08/24/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, COLLEEN E Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,807.17 Date 08/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER, DOUGLAS P Employer name Onondaga Co Soil,Wtr Cons Dis Amount $70,807.02 Date 01/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEISNER, TODD R Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,806.33 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REITH, BRIAN C Employer name City of Albany Amount $70,806.32 Date 10/22/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARION, DAVID H Employer name Town of Irondequoit Amount $70,806.24 Date 05/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAGOSTINO, DARLENE M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,805.95 Date 04/25/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK W Employer name City of Hornell Amount $70,805.88 Date 03/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NICHOLS, DANAE M Employer name Village of Waverly Amount $70,805.67 Date 07/27/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIAZ, MARIA M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,805.58 Date 05/08/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, KRISTEN M Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,805.31 Date 05/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGOLOVKO, OLENA Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $70,805.28 Date 08/06/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, BRIAN T Employer name Orange County Amount $70,805.10 Date 09/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TERRANCE L Employer name Albany County Amount $70,805.06 Date 08/28/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUTLER-SAHAI, TARA E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,805.02 Date 03/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KURKOWSKI, SCOTT J Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $70,804.94 Date 12/12/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLERIN, DEBRA L Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,804.88 Date 11/03/1971 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNER, ROBERT C Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,804.54 Date 07/30/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEIKE, BARBARA R Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $70,804.36 Date 07/27/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, REGINALD Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,803.72 Date 10/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGLE, ELIZABETH L Employer name Hamilton Co Soil,Water Con Dis Amount $70,803.60 Date 09/03/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEMBAR, NICHOLAS E Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,803.32 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAYES, DAVID I Employer name Chappaqua CSD Amount $70,802.70 Date 12/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENTT-PETERS, BRENDA A Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,802.62 Date 12/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOLBROOK, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,802.60 Date 11/17/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAVRICKA, SUSAN L Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $70,802.41 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSLEY, BRANDON N Employer name Village of Arcade Amount $70,802.28 Date 05/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTABLE, KAREN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $70,802.25 Date 01/04/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUEL, CAROLYN D Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,802.17 Date 04/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REYNOLDS, MARK A Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $70,802.09 Date 06/22/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LAPIERRE, YULIYA N Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,801.90 Date 04/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONNELLY, LAWRENCE A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,801.68 Date 02/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GLOWACZEWSKI, COLLEEN Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $70,801.58 Date 10/06/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAM, JACQUELINE K Employer name Appellate Div 2Nd Dept Amount $70,801.58 Date 05/17/1973 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEGEL, PAUL D Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $70,800.46 Date 05/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROWN-MADOLE, ALLISON J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,800.40 Date 10/29/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITKA, LORY E Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,800.31 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BANAGAN, KATHLEEN M Employer name Albany City School Dist Amount $70,800.30 Date 10/15/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, NIKESHA M Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,800.28 Date 04/13/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WARD, DAPHNE Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,799.94 Date 10/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELIE, CRAIG E Employer name Town of East Fishkill Amount $70,799.92 Date 01/01/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, PHILMON Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,799.79 Date 10/24/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABATE, MATILDE Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $70,799.08 Date 01/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHANG, LILI Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,799.03 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MARCO, LORRAINE Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,799.03 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, MADONNA Q Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,799.03 Date 08/01/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SODORSKY, MAUREEN A Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $70,798.04 Date 06/25/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAUTENSCHLAGER, ERIC J Employer name Department of Health Amount $70,797.61 Date 07/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCADUTO, VINCENT Employer name Bellmore-Merrick CSD Amount $70,797.60 Date 07/10/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELORME, KENDRA J Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,797.33 Date 02/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEINUNG, DANIEL M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $70,797.03 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIRINCIONE, CAROL M Employer name Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc Amount $70,796.94 Date 06/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERBOCY, SUSAN A Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $70,796.86 Date 05/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, REAY W Employer name City of Oneida Amount $70,796.60 Date 07/20/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STANTON, DEBORAH L Employer name Oneida County Amount $70,796.14 Date 12/09/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, PAULA M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,795.29 Date 01/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOKE, HEATHER MCNAMARA Employer name Div Housing & Community Renewl Amount $70,794.96 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHALANICK, VICKY M Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $70,794.96 Date 07/15/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, LORRIE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,794.96 Date 12/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name Willard Drug Treatment Campus Amount $70,794.81 Date 06/11/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, MICHAEL R Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,794.80 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHERMAN, WENDY K Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $70,794.24 Date 02/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABERNETHY, MICHELLE Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,793.70 Date 12/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIGUEROA, DANIEL L Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,793.31 Date 10/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLEY, RUTH A Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,793.06 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MASHAW, MICHAEL L Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $70,792.12 Date 06/14/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System