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 LAVIOLETTE, JASON M Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,286.94 Date 02/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FREDERICK, CANDICE D Employer name New York Public Library Amount $70,286.88 Date 12/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NESTLER, ALBERT J Employer name Town of New Windsor Amount $70,286.83 Date 02/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONALDO, RITA Employer name Town of Eastchester Amount $70,286.26 Date 11/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUAGLIANA, DANIEL F Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $70,286.00 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, TRACEY E Employer name Greene County Amount $70,285.29 Date 09/08/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPE, CANDACE A Employer name Huntington Public Library Amount $70,285.29 Date 07/15/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANDERHORST, VICTORIA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,285.27 Date 07/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DOWALL, BARBARA Y Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,284.95 Date 07/15/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERBERGER, STEVEN T Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $70,284.75 Date 09/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIGGANE, JAMES P Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,284.66 Date 10/09/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITT, BOBBI L Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,284.61 Date 02/16/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMER, MICHAEL G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,284.48 Date 07/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE NOTO, ROBERT Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $70,284.43 Date 03/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BYRNE, MICHAEL P Employer name City of Oswego Amount $70,284.16 Date 03/27/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIXON, GEORGE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $70,284.06 Date 10/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, TOWANDA Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,283.97 Date 01/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALITRI, JERIMY A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,283.95 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUSINS, VIVIA E Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,283.40 Date 04/07/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARKE, SHARMIN M Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,283.39 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEARKLE, JAMES J Employer name Albany County Amount $70,283.16 Date 05/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALAIMO, CHAD A Employer name Office For Technology Amount $70,283.14 Date 05/29/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAZQUEZ, DAVID Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $70,283.11 Date 12/20/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MCLEAN, CAROL A Employer name Brooklyn DDSO Amount $70,282.97 Date 03/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, SHAWN J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,282.89 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WESOLOWSKI, JULIE A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,282.67 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILANO, JOHN R Employer name South Country CSD - Brookhaven Amount $70,282.51 Date 04/19/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHEARN, BRENDAN M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,282.50 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PRIMIANO, CHRISTINE S Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $70,282.46 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINN, AARON J Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,282.33 Date 11/12/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOMBER, SARAH J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $70,282.23 Date 06/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, EBONY Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $70,282.12 Date 02/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUERCIA, LISA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $70,282.11 Date 02/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CICHELLO, FRANCESCA A Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $70,282.08 Date 01/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JOLENE M Employer name Greater So Tier Boces Amount $70,281.46 Date 09/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLUMENBERG, JUDY A Employer name Department of Law Amount $70,281.17 Date 03/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOOLEY, RICHARD A Employer name City of Rye Amount $70,280.46 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAVIS, KRISTOPHER J Employer name Peekskill Housing Authority Amount $70,280.13 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA FLAIR, JEFFREY W Employer name Bayport-Bluepoint UFSD Amount $70,279.83 Date 02/28/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAUFMAN, JOANNA A Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $70,279.78 Date 08/28/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLEMING, DEREK K Employer name Suffolk County Amount $70,278.46 Date 04/17/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AUSTIN, WILLIAM C Employer name Rochester Psych Center Amount $70,278.23 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, DOUGLAS B Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $70,277.55 Date 04/24/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, JASON Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $70,277.27 Date 09/08/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARR, JONATHAN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $70,277.14 Date 05/12/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, JONATHAN P Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $70,276.87 Date 07/26/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELOCK, LAURIE E Employer name New York State Assembly Amount $70,276.57 Date 09/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GEROWE, NATHAN F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 7 Amount $70,276.54 Date 07/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEMERY, TIMOTHY J Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $70,276.27 Date 05/03/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDI, THOMAS J Employer name Ulster County Amount $70,276.10 Date 10/15/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLEIN, SUSAN Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $70,275.95 Date 04/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRAMMELL, MELINDA M Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $70,275.93 Date 04/10/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, DEIRDRE E Employer name Great Neck UFSD Amount $70,275.84 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ST ONGE, MARK G Employer name Schenectady County Amount $70,275.56 Date 01/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LISANTI, MARIA C Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $70,275.43 Date 10/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLE, SHERWIN Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $70,275.36 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, SHARON J Employer name Village of Hempstead Amount $70,275.16 Date 03/10/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CEDENO, PROVIDENCIO Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,274.94 Date 06/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSADO, DAVID Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $70,274.58 Date 07/26/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARCHER, VERONICA Employer name Bay Shore UFSD Amount $70,274.28 Date 09/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERGUSON, MICHAEL A Employer name Rockland County Amount $70,274.27 Date 04/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAM, YEE K Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $70,274.00 Date 05/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRA, JENET Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $70,273.75 Date 01/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DONOHUE, MELISSA K Employer name Albany County Amount $70,273.54 Date 07/09/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, LESLIE R, JR Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $70,273.50 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIOTT, MARILYN K Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $70,273.13 Date 03/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUPPI, ROBERT J Employer name City of Rome Amount $70,272.18 Date 08/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SNYDER, MARY A Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $70,272.14 Date 08/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEATOR, MARY E Employer name Monroe County Amount $70,271.94 Date 08/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUBALDI, MICHELLE M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,271.72 Date 11/14/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NAPLES, KRISTINA G Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $70,271.69 Date 01/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORTON, KEVIN P Employer name Washington Corr Facility Amount $70,271.54 Date 10/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARINO, ILKA Employer name White Plains City School Dist Amount $70,271.53 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, DANIEL E Employer name Livingston County Amount $70,271.35 Date 11/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMACZNIAK, JASON J Employer name Erie County Amount $70,270.48 Date 12/09/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MINER, PAUL E Employer name SUNY College at Oswego Amount $70,270.40 Date 02/11/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASSIDY, CORTUS M Employer name Div Alc & Alc Abuse Trtmnt Center Amount $70,270.40 Date 12/19/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAN, RICARDO R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $70,270.27 Date 10/19/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECKMAN, SARAH L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $70,270.13 Date 11/08/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILTON, JEFFREY M Employer name Ithaca Housing Authority Amount $70,269.79 Date 06/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAMSDEN, KARLENE W Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $70,269.57 Date 06/26/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAS CHARLES, DOMINIQUE Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,269.40 Date 12/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICOLAS, RICHELARD J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $70,269.40 Date 09/14/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY, JACOB A Employer name City of Watertown Amount $70,269.39 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BOOTHE, LENA Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,268.35 Date 06/05/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANTLITZ, JEREMY A Employer name Westchester County Amount $70,267.93 Date 12/29/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KING, TRACEY A Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $70,267.76 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FISHER-KEMP, DEIRDRE V Employer name Housing Finance Agcy Amount $70,267.25 Date 11/02/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYDAMORE, TERRY S Employer name Essex County Amount $70,267.20 Date 12/10/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAUSCH, PAMELA A Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $70,266.96 Date 06/21/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, THOMAS F, JR Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $70,265.75 Date 03/07/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COWAN, KERMETT G Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $70,265.10 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNEAU, EDMUND J Employer name Waterford Water Commission Amount $70,265.04 Date 05/03/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOYLE, TISHA A Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $70,265.02 Date 10/27/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEANES, DOREEN D Employer name Connetquot CSD Amount $70,264.85 Date 11/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOKOS-VAVRA, KATRINA E Employer name Broome County Amount $70,264.61 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ELLIS, MICHELE L Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $70,264.27 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POPE, DENISE M Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $70,264.20 Date 12/20/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUNELLI, ANN M Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $70,264.06 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACZOR, JAMES R Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $70,263.83 Date 10/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System