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 GILLIGAN, PATRICK E, JR Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $70,606.76 Date 01/28/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEAN, LAUREL S Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,606.48 Date 11/12/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVERA, JACQUELINE M Employer name Greene Corr Facility Amount $70,606.41 Date 03/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VUCIC, OMER Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Civil Branch Amount $70,605.81 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREGA, PATRICK S Employer name Town of Islip Amount $70,605.48 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CABOT, SCOTT C Employer name Yonkers Parking Authority Amount $70,605.48 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANO, BRIAN J Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,605.39 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SABBAGH, HEIDI A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $70,605.01 Date 01/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHEN, DI Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $70,604.88 Date 03/26/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOELLER, CHRISTINE M Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $70,604.72 Date 08/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LONG, JAMES E Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $70,604.60 Date 06/29/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUNCAN, THOMAS E Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $70,604.57 Date 06/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, MICHAEL L Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $70,604.13 Date 09/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EMRICH, ANDREW J Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,604.05 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMBERT, ERIN T Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $70,603.57 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, DANIEL C Employer name Town of Southeast Amount $70,603.18 Date 11/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALBALLY, CASEY R Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $70,603.03 Date 05/10/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSENBLATT, DENISE M Employer name County Clerks Within Nyc Amount $70,602.79 Date 09/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOSHI, ANILKUMAR A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,601.96 Date 09/10/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GABRIEL, THOMAS J Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,600.88 Date 10/23/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNO, JOHN J Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $70,600.67 Date 05/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATOUR, ROGER D Employer name Madison County Amount $70,600.55 Date 08/16/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMMOND, CHAD R Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,599.48 Date 05/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, ELISA A Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,599.22 Date 03/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRESHER, DAVID I Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,599.12 Date 05/30/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PIRELA-MC GLOIN, LUZ DELIA Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,599.07 Date 11/10/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHOLL, ERIC W Employer name Amsterdam City School Dist Amount $70,598.79 Date 07/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEYSER, RICHARD D Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,598.53 Date 06/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGS, BRYAN J Employer name Chemung County Amount $70,598.53 Date 08/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEACH, RANDY S Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,597.32 Date 08/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODYARD, THOMAS Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $70,597.02 Date 10/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name D'AMELIA, ROBERT J Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $70,596.85 Date 09/13/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLARDO, ALVIN Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,596.37 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAINELLO, JOHN A, III Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,596.24 Date 09/07/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI GIACOMO, SAMANTHA J Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $70,595.91 Date 09/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRAS, ROBIN L Employer name Albany County Amount $70,595.84 Date 09/13/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KISSH, CINDY Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $70,595.55 Date 06/20/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, CRAIG S Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $70,595.52 Date 06/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNSWORTH, CHERI L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,595.26 Date 07/16/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAFFERTY, EARL E, JR Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,595.17 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUINN, IAN J Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $70,595.15 Date 05/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEAF, LAURIE L Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $70,594.99 Date 08/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEUTCHMAN, ROBERT G Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $70,594.22 Date 09/13/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ACOSTA, MARGARET Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,594.17 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHILLIPS, JOSEPH M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,594.16 Date 05/28/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANITHE CHARLES, GABRIEL M Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,593.99 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, KYLE R Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,593.78 Date 06/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEA, LOUIS M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $70,593.78 Date 04/02/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELEZ, TARA A Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $70,593.50 Date 11/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SENAT, MARIE A Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,593.17 Date 01/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOPP, DEAN J Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,593.09 Date 07/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEE, HILARY M Employer name Boces-Albany Schenect Schohari Amount $70,593.08 Date 01/04/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUSSETT, RONALD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,592.60 Date 09/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARUCCI, JOHN ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,592.40 Date 11/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONFIGLIO, EILEEN M Employer name Bronxville UFSD Amount $70,592.22 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT-COOPER, LUISA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,592.17 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATTERSON, STERLING Employer name Sayville UFSD Amount $70,591.92 Date 08/01/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOWEN, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Plattsburgh Amount $70,591.68 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASALA, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Garden City Amount $70,591.56 Date 08/10/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIMAFONTE, JAMES R Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,591.39 Date 12/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUNGE, RICHARD Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $70,591.27 Date 08/21/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTON, ZACHARY J Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $70,590.82 Date 02/16/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAHNA, LAURIE ANN C Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,590.82 Date 04/16/1974 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'CONNOR, CATHERINE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,590.70 Date 01/22/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCELLE, WENDELL A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,590.50 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FELLOWS, BRUCE A Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $70,590.36 Date 07/31/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUST, BRYAN A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $70,590.19 Date 04/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOY, JEFFERY G Employer name Mohawk Correctional Facility Amount $70,590.04 Date 12/13/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORAN, KATHERINE M Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $70,589.88 Date 12/11/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFOLETTI, JOHN J Employer name City of New Rochelle Amount $70,589.22 Date 07/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HOLMES, LYDIA Employer name Nyack UFSD Amount $70,589.16 Date 01/21/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CITTADINO, VINCENT A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $70,589.11 Date 12/26/1972 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, MEREDITH T Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $70,589.10 Date 06/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARCIA, KRISTIE L Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,588.71 Date 07/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVERHART, MATTHEW J Employer name Cornell University Amount $70,588.57 Date 07/16/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, LESLIE R Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,588.48 Date 06/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STENGEL, TIMOTHY M Employer name City of Batavia Amount $70,587.94 Date 03/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PLASS, RUSSELL J Employer name Town of Poughkeepsie Amount $70,587.78 Date 09/01/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JASON C Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $70,587.37 Date 09/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILITINSKA LAKE, OLENA Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $70,587.11 Date 06/22/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAYSICK, ERIN E Employer name Brighton CSD Amount $70,587.10 Date 07/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIULIANO, CATHERINE M Employer name Boces-Monroe Amount $70,586.88 Date 12/08/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZEK, VIVEIAN N Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,586.82 Date 11/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORTENSON, LUKE P Employer name Town of Wallkill Amount $70,586.74 Date 10/27/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHERA, STEPHANIE A Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,586.33 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, DOUGLAS M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,586.04 Date 03/03/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUE, DANIEL J Employer name City of Plattsburgh Amount $70,585.98 Date 03/01/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLMSTED, ROBERT P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $70,585.64 Date 12/01/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERGMAN, EDWARD H Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,585.60 Date 05/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAVIS, CHRISTINA L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,585.60 Date 01/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARSON, GLADYS E Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,585.60 Date 10/31/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAPE, ALLANNA J Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,585.60 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RILEY, LEO D Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,585.60 Date 04/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, RICHARD A Employer name Tompkins County Amount $70,585.60 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, JOEL E Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $70,585.49 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC NALLY, KATHLEEN A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,585.14 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, MARLENE L Employer name Cortland County Amount $70,585.03 Date 03/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLIVER, DONALD R, JR Employer name Mid-State Corr Facility Amount $70,584.86 Date 07/05/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHERY, PATRICK S Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $70,584.66 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HERBECK, MICHAEL P, SR Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $70,584.44 Date 11/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System